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.

Top 20 Things to do in Singapore: Explore the City of Delights!


A glittery and dazzling affair, Singapore will make you fall in love with it each time you pay it a visit. The place is full of a variety of places to go; you can enjoy the city’s hustle-bustle or get some peace and quiet in the gardens; gorge on food or simply walk around and explore the city on your own.

Here are the top 20 things that you can do in Singapore:

  1. Visit China Town – The little red dot of Singapore, China Town is the place to be to see the traditions and culture of Singapore. People play Chinese chess here and eat Chinese food. So yes, it’s all Chinese! . Try the Ying Yang a rooftop bar also, in case you want to just chill after your visit here and would like to enjoy the fantastic view of China Town’s cultural vicinity.

    Chinatown: The Mecca of Shoppers

    Chinatown: The Mecca of Shoppers

  1. Lau Pa Sat Hawker market – Built in the 19th century, Lau Pa Sat or Telok Ayer Market has long dominated the local landscape with its striking presence. A true Singapore landmark, the market is famous for its street food. There is so much variety of Asian food in this market that you will find it really hard to digest it all. Still, you must try almost everything, as it is damn yummy!
  1. Little India – Spices, flowers and the food of India, it will magically teleport you to streets of India. With Indian songs playing in shops, the place is full of pretty colorful buildings and many beautiful temples. It looks like a giant paintball struck this place and left it looking all picturesque and awesome!
  1. Relax at Botanical Gardens – Get away from the hustle bustle of the main city and enjoy some peace and quiet in the serene Botanical gardens. You feel like walking in a rain forest and forget about the crowded streets and malls of Singapore. The lake and the great lush flora gives you company in your reverie.

    Relax and Be close to Nature!

    Relax and Be close to Nature!

  1. Marina Bay Sands – Take your wild side to this sin city. Once inside, you feel like on the set of the movie ‘Çasino’ . The little Las Vegas of Singapore, this place owns its own canal and the shopping mall here is the biggest one in the whole of Singapore.
  1. Singapore Zoo and night safari – If you like animals and specially safaris, this is the place to be. The zoo is renowned for its intelligent designs that enable the tourists to see all the animals in their absolute natural habitat. The Night Safari showcase the Nocturnal animals which are active in the Night. Don’t miss out the Animal shows.

    Night Safari: Unlimited Fun

    Night Safari: Unlimited Fun

  1. Riverside fun – Go and see animals of another kind, they too become very active at night. Clarke Quay is where you need to be to shake up your night and get some drinks in you! It is the Mecca of party goers in Singapore and it is highly recommended for your visit if you want to experience the nightlife of Singapore.
  1. Gardens by the Bay – If you loved the movie Avatar, you would want to visit this place. This place is the appears to be the live replica of the green and lush place from that movie. The super lush and exotic flora and fauna will bowl you over for sure. Don’t miss out the Night Light show at Supper Grove trees in the Night.in The Flower Dome along with the Cloud Forest are a must visit too!
  1. The Arab Quarter – If you are not really satisfied with the huge and high end malls of Singapore, go to Arab Quarter to try a hand at really expensive and high-class boutiques on the Haji Lane. The place will offer you some great Turkish purchases, which are lavish and really pretty! Oh, do remember Singapore has banned Shisha. However there are still few exiting licensed suppliers who could sell it until 2016 and you can have Shisha pipe there as of now !
  1. Nature Reserves – The Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is a welcoming sight, if you want an escapade from the busy and monotonous city life. This is also the highest point of Singapore. Be careful of the lizards though!
  1. Singapore Flyer – This is the largest observation wheel in the whole world! Its height extends up to a three-story building. Hop on to it and get your camera out, because you would really want to capture it all! The panoramic view is breathtaking and so is the fact that you will be at a height of 165 meters!
  1. Universal Studios – The theme oriented amusement park is a one of its kind to open its doors in South East Asia. New York, Hollywood, Lost World, Ancient Egypt and Madagascar are few of the many themes that are seen here. Don’t miss out the two tracks of Battlestar Galactica. Other key highlights are the Transformer Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle, Shrek 4-D Adventure, Madagascar: A Crate Adventure, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure, and more!

    Have an action packed day at USS Universal Studios

    Have an action packed day at USS Universal Studios

  1. The Merlion – It is an enchanted statue that some people believe grants wishes! The view from this place is absolutely stunning and you cannot miss it for the world. Just go there and click a thousand photos and you will still want to click more! A great place to relax after a busy day of exploring Singapore.
  1. Bugis Street – You must buy some great souvenirs for your friends and family when you head back home, right? Go to Bugis Street and load your bag with come great and inexpensive stuff. This is for all the girls who are a shopping freak! Head to this market and never come back home disappointed and empty handed!
  1. Fish Spa – Indulge in some self-pampering and go for a fish spa at Kenko Reflexology and Fish Spa. The gara rufa fish will gently bite off the dead skin off your feet and make you feel all relaxed and rejuvenated. The price is also nominal there and hence, it is a must try!
  1. Underwater world – This oceanarium will give you a detailed glimpse into the seawater life of Singapore. Go on this fun and thrilling experience and interact with the water animals like never before. You can go into the water and play with dolphins! This has to be a top thing to do in your to-do list in Singapore!
  1. Tiger Sky Tower – This is the highest observation point in the whole of Singapore. It is at 131 meters above sea level and you have to go there to experience dining at that kind of a height. You can enjoy panoramic views of the neighboring cities, yes it is that high!
  1. Geylang Serai – This Malay Village will take you close to the local Malay culture and traditions of Singapore. The locals are very friendly and welcoming and they will make you feel at home. It is also a shopping haven if you are fond of low budget shopping! Visit and learn more about the Malay culture and food.
  1. Henderson Wave Bridge – If you love to walk and absolutely enjoy doing it, then you have got to try this amazing architectural wonder. It is a really outstretched bridge that is constructed in the form of a wave amidst the greenery and freshness of its natural surroundings. You can spot many exotic birds while you enjoy a pleasurable and refreshing walk on this bridge.
  1. Fountain of wealth – Beautiful, unique and symbolic, that is what the fountain of wealth is. The water of this fountain is fabled to be lucky and make your wishes to come true. But you should walk around the entire diameter six times for any good luck to happen!

So it is clear that Singapore is full of places that will suit all your moods and needs. From food to entertainment; drinks to shopping; amazing rides to amazing architecture; culture to hospitality; it is a sum total of everything that one can hope for!

So what are you waiting for? Plan a trip to one of the most diverse cities, which awaits you with open arms and a huge smile!

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