Singapore is a country of wonder. People who take regular Singapore tours can’t enough of this place. Even world travellers frequent Singapore, as there are amazing experiences waiting to be had. These experiences are unique to Singapore, and cannot be had anywhere else. Here are 7 experiences without which your Singapore trip would be incomplete.
The night is when animals are truly active. Based on this fact, Singapore opened the world’s first nocturnal zoo. Built on a massive 86 acres, the Night Safari is home to 2500 animals belonging to 130 species. Many of these animals are endangered species. You can roam the zoo in a tram, or if you are feeling adventurous, you can also travel on foot. It is quite an experience. Animals are housed in artificial habitats resembling their natural habitats. You get to see a wide variety of wildlife that too at night, when they are at their most active. This is an experience unique to Singapore.
Singapore River Safari
Similar to the Night Safari, the River Safari is a unique safari experience that cannot be found anywhere else. Here, you get to experience marine life spread over 30 acres. You can take tours in actual river boats, and get close to rare, endangered marine life. There are aquariums as well that are teeming with fishes, and other marine life. Two place you must visit is the Giant Panda Forest and Wild Amazonia. Ensure this amazing activity is a part of your itinerary while visiting Singapore.
Get a view of Singapore’s skyline like no other only in the Singapore Flyer. The flyer is giant Ferris Wheel which gives you stunning views of Singapore, and even a glimpse of the neighbouring country, Malaysia. The Singapore Flyer takes you to a height of 541 feet (165 metres) in 28 air conditioned capsules. These capsules can hold 28 people comfortably. This attraction is so popular that you need to book your tickets in advance. Make sure you are carrying a camera with you.
Street food is not just something you have for sustenance. Street food is a part of culture here in Singapore. It is here that you will find some of the best food in the country. Yes, there are famous restaurants all around the country, but streets is where most of the locals like to eat. From hearty breakfasts to full blown meals, you can get it all on the streets. The street food mainly consists of Singaporean, Chinese, Indian, and Malay dishes. Many of them are also fusion dishes that cannot be found anywhere else. You can find food here early in the morning to late in the night. So, if you are in Singapore, you should definitely try the street food.
On the famous Sentosa Island lies one of the most amazing theme parks in the world - Universal Studios. It is Asia’s first Hollywood themed amusement park. It has 24 rides that are based on movies by Universal Studios. So, if you’ve wanted to be a part of your favourite movie, this is the place to be. There’s also a replica of the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ where you will find stars of your favourite celebrity. There are seven movie themed zones - Madagascar, Hollywood, New York City, Ancient Egypt, Far Far Away, Sci-Fi City, and The Lost World - with each one having unique and thrilling rides. Universal Studios is one of the most exciting experiences in Singapore.
Gardens by the Bay
Possibly one of the most amazing places in the world, Gardens by the Bay is where you can experience nature in all its glory. The Garden are divided into three parts - Bay East Garden, Bay Central Garden and Bay South Garden. Together, they cover a staggering 250 acres of land. In the gardens, you will find rare flora, some indigenous to Singapore, and some flown in from all around the world. One must-see place in the gardens is the Supertree Grove. These are man-made trees made of photovoltaic cells that produce electricity. These massive trees are 25 metres to 50 metres high, and are interconnected by a bridge. At night-time, these trees are completely lit up, making for a wonderful sight.
Formula 1 Street Racing
In the month of September, the Marina Bay Street Circuit holds the Singapore GP. Singapore was the first Asian country to host the Formula 1 races, and today, it has become a permanent fixture. It is the one of few street racing circuits in the world. It is quite a thrill watching formula 1 cars this up close reaching speeds of 300 km/h. The Marina Bay Circuit has many twists and turns that make for an exciting race. If you love fast cars, this is one experience you cannot afford to miss.
These are just some of the must-have experiences in Singapore. There are more. Therefore, book tours in Singapore, and find out all the amazing experiences the island nation has just for you.