Singapore Stopover with Malaysia Gourmet Trip

06 NIGHTS / 07 DAYS
Holidays in World
INCLUDES
02 Night’s accommodation in Singapore
02 Night’s accommodation in Kuala Lumpur
02 Night’s accommodation in Penang
Meals as per the itinerary
All transfers
All taxes
English speaking Representative
DOES NOT INCLUDE
Airfare
Visa
Airport Taxes
Tips, drinks, personal expenses and others.
Portages and beverages

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Day 1: Airport – Singapore

Upon Arrival in Singapore and clearing customs formalities, meet with your driver and transfer to your hotel. Check-in and at leisure. (early check-in room subject to availability)

At 18.15hrs, depart for your Singapore Night Out Tour in. Proceed to Gardens By the Bay, Singapore's impressive latest attraction of greenery spread over 101 hectares right in the heart of the City. Enjoy the synchronized light and music show conducted under the Super Trees at 7.45pm.(Light Show will not be on weather not permitting). Next visit Marina Bay Sand's SkyPark, an iconic platform built 200m in the air, seemingly defying gravity. It offers 360-degree view of the lighted Singapore skyline to as far as Indonesia's Riau Islands. We then descend to Shoppes by the Bay which houses almost all the international brands of watches, leather goods, jewelry, and clothes. At 9.30pm, watch The Wonder Full Show, a synchronized light and music show this time against the City and Bay as the backdrop. Next board a river taxi for a 20 minutes ride up the Singapore River to Clark Quay passing historical bridges and buildings built more than a century ago.

Return to hotel after tour.

  • Overnight: Singapore
  • Meals: None

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Day 2: Singapore

Breakfast at staying hotel. Thereafter, depart for Morning Singapore City Tour.

Join on this trail and explore the history, culture and lifestyles of multi-racial Singapore. Stop at Little India - a haven of Indian culture and ethnicity that embodies the vibrant and colorful pulse of the Indian community in Singapore. Next, drive to the mouth of the Singapore River. The Merlion, a national icon representing Singapore’s humble beginning as a fishing village is located here. The Merlin Park set against the City as backdrop is a sight not to be missed. Drive past the Financial District to Chinatown and discover the rich heritage of Chinatown through insightful stories. Singapore’s largest ethnic group, the Chinese, first settled here and yet right in its midst you’ll find one of our oldest and picturesque Hindu Temple. Last stop is the Singapore Botanic Gardens, the 'green lung' of our city. Experience the calm and serenity of this 52 hectares garden. Located within the grounds is the National Orchid Garden where you can marvel at the wide and colorful variety of Orchids on display.

Return to hotel after tour.

Later around 1400hrs, depart for interesting tour of River Safari.

Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park, River Safari is a wildlife haven that houses over 6,000 animals including 40 threatened species. It is one of the world’s largest repositories for river dwelling animals living in and around iconic rivers – The Mississippi, Congo, Nile, Ganges, Mekong, and Yangtze Rivers. Another must-see are the giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia, in Southeast Asia’s largest giant panda exhibit and Amazon Flooded Forest – the world’s largest freshwater aquarium themed after the flooded Amazon forest! No riverine expedition is complete without taking a boat ride. Set aboard the River Safari Cruise for a leisure ride or Amazon River Quest for an exciting adventure. A whole new wildlife adventure, brimming with discoveries, awaits you at River Safari!

** Remarks: River Safari Tour is free and easy, non-guided tour .

After tour, return to hotel. Rest of the evening is at your leisure.

  • Overnight: Singapore
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 3: Singapore – Airport - Kuala Lumpur - Chinatown

Breakfast. Free at leisure in Singapore till your transfer to the airport for your onwards departure flight to Kuala lumpur. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. At 1800 hrs, proceed to Chinatown, a place that is bustling with shops, stalls selling clothes, shoes, watches etc and many varieties of food stalls. Haggling is a cardinal rule here and the place is usually crowded with locals as well as tourists. Stroll along the stalls and restaurants and enjoy sights and smell of this oriental ambience.

Dinner at Old China Café, a quaint restaurant offering Peranakan cuisine, a mix of Chinese-Malay influence. As you walk into the dinning lobby decorated with antique decorations and ornament, you will be transported to the early 1900s in Malaya.

  • Overnight: kuala Lumpur
  • Meals: Dinner

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Day 4: Kuala Lumpur – Cooking Lesson (Chinese Cuisine)

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel for your cooking class. Learn the art of Chinese cooking conducted by a renowned chef in Malaysia. Non-alcoholic welcome drinks and souvenir certificate will be given at the end of the class.

At 1800hrs, we will pay a visit to the Central Market, once a dirty wet produce market, now a popular center well known for handicraft, antique and art. Great place to pick up some local souvenirs. Our next stop is Little India, be dazzled by the potpourri of spices used for cooking at the spice shops and shoes and textile shops. Dinner at Coliseum Café, established in the 1920’s, it is an unpretentious restaurant serving western food. The old furniture and decorative memorabilia, preserved from when it was first opened, creates a nostalgic feeling.

  • Overnight: Kuala Lumpur
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 5: Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Penang – Cooking Lesson – Indian Cuisine

After breakfast in the hotel. You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight or continue your gourmet adventure to Penang. (Meal: Breakfast). Penang is known as a food paradise. It abounds with fresh seafood and fruits. Despite its Chinese character, Penang also has a strong Indian presence and there are some popular specialties to savor. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure.

In the evening, you will be picked up for your cooking class conducted by a renowned chef where you will be taught to cook Indian dishes. Learn the ways of preparing the Indian favorites such as roti canai, dhal curry and tandoori chicken in a traditional cooking set up. Besides learning skills to cook the dishes, you’ll also get to know the cultural and historical background of some foods. After a sumptuous dinner, enjoy a trishaw ride through the streets of Georgetown. Visit the Hawker Food Centre, a gastronomic sight along the coast selling all kinds of mouth-watering foods. We will drop you off at the night spot in Georgetown. Recommended places to visit are Irish Pub, Farquhar Street, Soho’s Pub at Penang Road and First Avenue at Cititel, Penang Road. Return to Hotel on your own.

  • Overnight: Penang
  • Meals: Dinner

Note: Kindly be informed that a MYR3.00 Penang Local Government Fee per room per night has been enforced since 1st June 2014. As this is a mandatory State Fee, it will be collected by the respective hotels upon the guest’s check out.

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Day 6: Penang Wet Market / Georgetown Tour / Tropical Fruit Farm Tour

After breakfast in the hotel, we will visit a local wet market at Chowrasta. Enjoy the sight of numerous local fresh produce that are sold there - different fish, vegetables, spices, poultry, meats and dry foods. After that, we continue our walking tour to the inner city of Georgetown – Campbell Street, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Sri Mariammah Temple, Kuan Yin Temple and Little India. Drive to Fort Cornwallis, Reclining Buddha and a Burmese Temple.

1230 hrs, we proceed to a Tropical Fruit Farm, a lush 25 acres orchard with over 140 species of tropical and sub-tropical fruit trees. Take a tour around the farm and enjoy the fruit tasting and a choice of one type of fruit juice.

One should not leave Penang without tasting its good seafood as you will with your dinner at Golden Thai Seafood Village.

  • Overnight: Penang
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 7: Penang Hotel – Airport

Breakfast in the hotel. Free at leisure till your transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast
HOTELS
Singapore - Conrad Hotel (Classic room) / Pan Pacific (Dlx) or similar
Kuala Lumpur - Corus Hotel (DLX) or similar
Penang - Bayview Beach Resort (SUP) or similar
Cost Per Person
Cost valid till 15th July to 31st October 2017
HOTELS USD 2552 (Twin/Double Sharing)

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