Singapore and Kuala Lumpur
The group meets at OR Tambo international airport from various destinations in South Africa. Your Tour Director will greet you with a warm welcome and introduce everyone. You board an overnight flight to Singapore.
Day 1 – Arrival and orientation
You arrive in Singapore in the morning where the shuttle will take the group to the hotel to check in and refresh and rest after the long journey. The Tour Director will suggest nearby restaurants for the travellers to have lunch and stroll around the neighbourhood at leisure.
The group meets for welcome dinner where the Tour Director will review the up-to-date daily schedule and any changes, discuss responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have.
Day 2 – Singapore City Tour
This morning you will be picked up from your hotel to begin your tour in Singapore’s Civic District, where you will visit government buildings and landmarks. You get to see Parliament House, the Cricket Club, and the National Gallery Singapore. You then continue and stop for photo ops of Marina Bay and the Merlion (half-lion, half-fish) statue.
Your next activity is a visit to the Buddhist-Taoist temple of Thian Hock Keng, one of the oldest of its kind in the city, and drive through Chinatown. You then proceed to the National Orchid Garden, which is part of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, and stroll about tens of thousands of orchids, before you make your last stop in the Little India neighbourhood.
After lunch, you get the afternoon off to spend as you wish. In the evening you explore Singapore at night. You travel by double-decker bus and listen to on-board commentary as you pass by landmarks like Merlion Park and Marina Bay Sands. You get to visit the Gardens by the Bay and watch the Super tree light and sound show. You finish off this fun evening with a scenic 40-minute boat tour along the Singapore River.
Day 3 – Michelin 1 Star Chicken Rice and Local Hawker Food Tour and Sentosa Island tour
Today you will get a taste of Michelin 1 Star Chicken Rice and Local Hawker Food. Street food is one of the true joys of any visit to Singapore. On this guided tour, you will learn about the island’s hawker culture and sample a range of dishes that would be almost impossible to experience independently on this foodie walking tour. You will sample Singapore’s famous Michelin-star chicken rice and other dishes from egg tarts and banana fritters through to dumplings, curry puffs, and toast with coconut jam as you stroll the city streets.
In the afternoon, you embark on Sentosa Island Guided Tour. Your journey begins at Mount Faber with a scenic cable car ride gliding above the waters of the harbour over to Sentosa where you will visit the 37-metre tall mythical Merlion, a half lion half fish guardian of prosperity which personifies Singapore’s history as a port city. Your next stop is S.E.A. Aquarium – one of the world’s biggest – and home to more than 100,000 marine animals from over 800 species. You end the evening with a multi-sensory extravaganza show that tells the story of a fantastic journey through time and space in Wings of Time.
Day 4 – departure to Kuala Lumpur
The morning is free time to spend the day either discovering Singapore further on your own or do your shopping at many of Singapore’s many shopping malls before your afternoon departure for Kuala Lumpur. You arrive in Kuala Lumpur to check into your hotel.
Day 5 – Kuala Lumpur Grand Full-Day sightseeing tour
You embark on Kuala Lumpur Grand Full-Day sightseeing tour which showcases the best of the city. You will Experience the energy of Independence Square, admire the height of the Petronas Twin Tours, stroll the halls of the National Museum and taste traditional cuisine during lunch at a local restaurant. You then explore the streets of Little India and the stalls of the local craft centre before enjoying a guided tour of Batu Caves Hindu temple, one of the city’s architectural masterpieces!
Day 6 – Shopping
Today is a free time to spend the day either discovering Kuala Lumpur further on your own or do your shopping at many of city’s many shopping malls.
In the evening, you will enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant to toast to your unforgettable week.
Day 7 – Departure
This morning you depart to Singapore and have a chance to admire Changi Airport before its time to catch flight back home.