Singapore in 4 Days – Couples Choice

Planning to travel to Singapore but unsure which attractions to head to? No idea which eateries offer a fulfilling meal? This guide may help you to plan your holiday in such a way that it is ideal for couples. Read more to find out!

Day 1: Discover the Singapore’s Wildlife Reserves

Morning: Kick-start your day off by tasting our very own traditional local delicacy Kaya Toast with Hard-Boiled eggs topped off with a cup of coffee. We suggest you to have it over at Ya Kun Kaya Toast. After fueling up your tummy with yummy breakfast, board the SAEx® bus service which brings you straight to the Singapore Zoological. Alternatively, you may also wish to take the fastest and most convenient route– cab. Do note that taking the cab might cost you a bomb.

Check out the wonderful animals at the zoo

Check out the wonderful animals at the zoo

Upon arrival at Singapore Zoo, purchase the ticket at the counter or online. Opt for Park Hopper which allows you to visit the Zoo, River Safari, Night Safari and even Jurong Bird Park at the price of oneClick here for further information on parks and many more! Look forward for the fun yet thrilling adventure with the animals! Be sure not to miss our own iconic animal, Ah Meng.

Afternoon: After completing the Zoo trip in the morning, now let’s move on to the exciting River Safari. Spend your afternoon by going for either Amazon River Quest or River Safari Quest or even both. These 2 rides are priced at $5 (Adult) and $3 (Child age 3-12 years old). Be sure not to miss Singapore’s Giant Panda– Jia Jia and Kai Kai. Don’t forget to pay a visit to 6 different rivers which will definitely awe you. Feeling famished? We suggest you to have lunch/early dinner at Mama Panda Kitchen and be pleased with their cutesy Panda Pau!

Night Safari: Unlimited Fun

Night Safari: Unlimited Fun

Evening/Night: Make an early admission to the Night Safari. You may also have your dinner over at Bongo Burgers and be enthralled with Thumbuakar Performance— a cultural dance performance by the Thumbuakar dancers who will perform their fire-sparking stunts. After the performance has ended, walk your way to the Wallaby Trail where you will get to explore further on Australasia’s animal– the Wallabies and the Possums. Next, catch the Creatures of The Night Show which offers a spectacular night where most nocturnal animals will excite you and your partner with their talents and skills. This extravagant show is surely not to be missed.

Day 2: Gateway to Sentosa Island

Universal Theme Park in Singapore

Universal Theme Park in Singapore

Morning: Let’s start the day with Universal Studios Singapore (also known as USS in short) in the morning where the crowd is less and you will not get caught up with the heat. USS offers 7 different zones movie magic filled with joy and adventure for you and partner to venture. Be sure not to miss any of the 7 zones. In case you have yet to have your breakfast, and have been a fan of Sesame Street since you are a kid, why not have a Breakfast Buffet with The Sesame Street’s characters! The price of breakfast buffet inclusive of the One Day Admission fee. Click here for more information. Do note that each zones offer variety of dining eateries for you to choose from. it’s so flexible! Check out their website for further details.

To reach USS, simply take the MRT and alight at Harbourfront Station (NE1|CC29). Upon reaching, follow the direction which leads to Vivo City Level 3 (Lobby L). Purchase a Single-Trip admission ticket (via Monorail) to Sentosa Island (worth $4.00) at the Ticketing Machine. Alternatively, you may also use your Ez-Link card for admission to Sentosa. $4.00 will be deducted in your Ez-Link card instantly. Finally alight at Waterfront Station and make your way to USS!

Afternoon: Take a lovely stroll with your partner at Siloso Beach— Singapore’s only hippest beach. There are a number of activities for you to choose from during your afternoon stay at Siloso Beach. Along the way, you may get a chance to witness the local youths who may be gathering around for team bonding session. Head down to Wave House Sentosa where you can master your wake-boarding skills or you can even ride the Banana Boat at SeaBreeze Water Sports— also located in the Wave House. If you’re looking for some outdoor activities under the scorching sun, we suggest The Flying Trapeze and MegaZip Adventure Park. You may dip in the water or work your tan and lay above the fine sand. Don’t fret as the Beach Patrols are always on the look out for everyone’s safety at the beach. Hence, seek emergency help from the Beach Patrols.

Evening/Night: Surprise your partner by having an intimate dinner in the Singapore Cable Car while witnessing the breathtaking scenery. Yes, you heard me right! You can even propose to the love of your life here. Be sure to book the on-board dining experience at least 1 month in advance. From now (Jan 2015) to June 2015, the Cable Car offers a DC Super Heroes theme! If your partner is a fan of Superman, this is the one-time opportunity for you not to be missed. To experience Singapore Cable Car, simply board from Imbiah Lookout, next to Tiger Sky Tower. Admission fee applies. Visit here for more information.

Day 3: The City of Tourist Attractions 

Morning: Rise and shine folks! If you are thinking of trying something new for breakfast, we suggest you to have Roti Parata with their savory Fish Curry and go along with a cup of Teh Tarik (Indian’s version of Milk Tea). Have it at Al Tasneem Restaurant (North Bridge Road) where they sell Roti Prata at an affordable rate. Next, head down to Gardens by The Bay. Take the MRT from Bugis Station Downtown Line (DT14) and alight at Bayfront Station (DT16). Board the shuttle bus which is available at Bayfront Station (DT16). Upon arrival, visit their cooled conservatories– Cloud Forest and Flower Dome. Check out the exotic plants and vibrant florals, which are imported from various countries. Tickets can be purchased online or even over the counter.

Gorgeous Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Gorgeous Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Afternoon: Let’s move on to Marina Bay Sands (MBS) where various indoor activities can be done such as betting over at the Casino, view masterpieces at Art Science Museum, catch the latest musical shows at MasterCard Theatre, try out Ice Skating at the Skating Rink and even ride The Sampan. Oh! Not to forget to window-shop at Marina Bay Shoppe. If you or your partner have been dreaming to watch the eye-bird view scenery as tall as 65 level, grab your chance by dropping by at the Sands SkyPark Observation Deck.

Evening/Night: Be dazzled by witnessing the 360 degree view of Singapore’s City in Singapore Flyer’s capsule. This is also another alternative for you to have a candle-light dinner with your partner and held the proposal to your partner. You can also try out local foods from the foodcourt at Level 1. We suggest you to try Ice Kachang as a dessert. To get to Singapore Flyer, walk across the Helix Bridge from MBS and walk your way down– just a 15-minute walking distance.

Day 4: Shopping Paradise!

Morning: Start your perfect morning by having a morning stroll with your partner or have a picnic over at Botanic Gardens. The Botanic Gardens will let you discover more about variety of plantations around the gardens. Head down to National Orchid Garden (inside Botanic Gardens) where you can simply find Singapore’s very own Vanda Miss Joaquim orchid! Another best point for you not to be missed is to catch 2 swans at the Swans Lake! FYI, Botanic Gardens is the best venue for having pre-wedding photo shoots. Hence, you might stumble upon couples dressing up wedding costumes.

A hawker prepares mouth-watering street food in Singapore

A hawker prepares mouth-watering street food in Singapore

Afternoon: Have your lunch at Dempsey Hill where you will find exquisite restaurants to choose from. We suggest you to have your brunch over at P.S Cafe for a scrumptious meal. Afterwards, head to the Museums at the Central area where you will learn more about Singapore’s history and culture. Places like National Museum, Singapore Art Museum or Singapore Philatelic Museum.

To go to Dempsey Hill from Botanic Gardens, take the cab to bring you there. Another way for you to reach is to take bus number 7, 75, 77, 105, 106, 123 and 178 (opposite Gleneagles Hospital, exit from Tanglin Gate) and alight 2 stops after the bus-stop you board at.

Evening/Night: Shopping Paradise over Orchard Road to shop for branded goods like Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Prada or Gucci. You can also shop at Bugis Street where you can find lots of merchandises available at a cheaper price. You can even bargain too! There are plenty of eateries out there across Orchard Road. On Bugis Street, you can have your dinner at Bugis Junction or Bugis Plus.

If you’re planning to head to Bugis Street from Orchard Road, take bus number 7, 36 and 175.

Tips: Download MyTransport app on your device where you can get timely bus arrival timings at your finger tips! To calculate the taxi fare, click here where it gives you the estimate cab fare. There are various taxi app like Uber, Hailo and Easy Taxi to book cab instantly.

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