Trip to Singapore-Malaysia

Sephy Ann Alex
Monday, May 1, 2017

With full of excitement, we started our most awaited trip from Kuwait International Airport to Singapore Changi Airport.

SINGAPORE

DAY 1
After reaching Singapore Airport at 3 PM, checked in to Marina Mandarin hotel located at the heart of Singapore and a walking distance from Singapore’s major attractions. In the evening, went to Suntec City-Singapore shopping complex. It dazzles with a mix of retail stores comprising of high street fashion, lifestyle, skincare and beauty products.



There, we visited the Fountain of Wealth which is listed in Guinness Book of Records in 1998 as the largest fountain in the world. Visitors are invited to walk around the fountain for good luck. At night, the fountain is the setting for laser performances, as well as live song and laser message dedications. As it was Chinese New Year, at night we had a chance to watch the celebrations and spectacular fireworks.

DAY 2
We started off early to reach the Singapore Flyer which gives a moving experience at every turn. The flyer consists of twenty-eight fully air-conditioned glass capsules, each able to accommodate 28 passengers. It’s a 30 minute journey which gave a feast to our eyes on iconic and historical landmarks and views like floating stadium, Singapore River, Raffles Place, Merlion Park.



From there we boarded a Duck Tour (Amphibious Tour) to experience Singapore from land and water. It’s a 60 minute journey which was accompanied by a friendly professional tour guide. We saw Merlion, Formula One race track, Gardens by the Bay, Floating Stadium, Esplanade, Flyer, Singapore River-Kallang River etc. from water and Chopstick Tower, Old Supreme Court, Clock Tower, Ancient Civilization Museum etc. from land.



Then we got on to Hop-on Hop-off City Tour for visiting various places of Singapore city.



Visited Merlion Park to see the world famous Merlion with the head of a lion and the body of a fish and spouting water from its mouth.



DAY 3
Next day we were very excited as the plan was to visit Sentosa, one of the best island resorts in the world. Before heading off to Sentosa went to St Andrew’s Cathedral.



After moving to Resorts World Sentosa - Festive Hotel, we started with Underwater World which was on the other side of the island and used cable car to reach Siloso Point Station.



In Underwater World, saw an exciting Dolphin show, peacocks and aquarium with a variety of fishes, crabs, tortoise, a Japanese Giant Spider Crab, starfish etc.



Then went to Universal Studios. There are a total of 7 zones and different rides, shows and attractions based on blockbuster movies or television shows.



We ended our day with a show called Wings of Time which is set in the open sea with laser lights, fountains and music. By Monorail, we were back to our hotel.



DAY 4
Next day we set off to Jurong Bird Park where we saw a Bird Show featuring eagles, vultures and owls and Penguin show. We also went to pools amphitheatre where we were amused by a singing parrot, swans and different kind of other birds. World’s largest man-made waterfall can be seen there.



Then headed off to Singapore Botanic Gardens and we saw a variety of flowers. Orchids being the national flower of Singapore saw a variety of them in Orchid Garden. We also had a visit to Ginger Garden and Healing Garden as well.



Next was the Night Safari, where we saw Creatures of the Night Show which showcases the natural abilities of the nocturnal animals. We also went on a tram journey with a guide to see the animals in no cage concept zoo, where the wild animals are set free in an open area.


DAY 5
Started the day with Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom where we saw over 1000 species of butterflies and insects.

S.E.A. aquarium was our next destination, which was spread over a large area. We were amused by the wide variety of fishes over there.

Then we went to our hotel, packed up and headed off to Malaysia by bus. We reached Singapore-Malaysia border within 15 minutes.

MALAYSIA

Our plan was to visit Kuala Lumpur, so it was 5 hours journey, enjoying the scenic beauty of Malaysia. We stayed at Renaissance hotel which was very near to the Petronas Tower also known as Twin Tower.

DAY 6
Next day we started off with Petronas Tower which is the tallest twin buildings in the world moreover it’s a shopping complex. Then we went to I-City, also known as “The City of Digital Lights”. During night the place gets illuminated with LED lights in the form of trees and flowers which is spread over a large area.



After that we moved on to the next zone Snowalk, where the whole place is kept at freezing temperature, but jackets, gloves and caps were provided to protect us from the cold. We found beautiful ice carvings, igloos, icemen, Santa’s, ice slides etc.

DAY 7
A day set apart for exploring Kuala Lumpur, we got into Hop-on Hop-off bus which has over 23 stops.

Also had a visit to KL Tower, 7th tallest free standing tower in the world and to Cocoa Boutique, where wide varieties of chocolates are made.



DAY 8
This was our last day in Malaysia, after having breakfast from our hotel we checked out by 11 AM and headed to the airport. It was 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur city to Airport and on the way we enjoyed the beautiful sceneries.

The tour was mind blowing with lots to explore. A totally different world free from our daily routines. Take a chance to experience the Malay and Chinese culture.

As it is said, life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn but most of all experiences to enjoy. So explore the world that has been given to you.


Express your comment on this article

 
vinod
Posted on Sunday, July 16, 2017

Hai Sephy,

Thanks for your information's, which will help others who like to visit singapore and malasia. Can you please disclose the total trip cost for a family of 04 members for the above mentioned trip? If not ready to declare through the forum, please send me whatsapp through my mobile number 00965 99385756.

Thanks

suresh
Posted on Sunday, May 21, 2017

dear sir,
your explanation is very good please give us whatup number we would like to clarify some doubts
0096597726068

Traveller
Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017

Very useful information, explained nicely. Good for planning the trip.

Shyam
Posted on Saturday, May 6, 2017

Good, especially the last quote "Life is a journey with problems to solve, lessons to learn but most of all experiences to enjoy. So explore the world that has been given to you."

Note: I suggest every one who post the article to give their contacts like email or watsup number, this will help the readers to ask further queries if the their are interested to visit the same place.

Andrew
Posted on Friday, May 5, 2017

Excellent narration, thanks for sharing.

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