Why to go on a Singapore holiday?
Every year thousands of people plan for Singapore holidays to see and experience this legendary hi-tech Asian city. This is a city where a unique combination of modernity and traditional elements share the same place.
While the skyscrapers and subways depict the image of a modern and affluent city, the age old temples, influences of the Chinese, Indian and Malay culture and various traditions make Singapore a very country.
With year around tropical climate, mouth watering tasty food, good shopping options and a vibrant nightlife scene, make this Garden City a great holiday destination. Due to the popularity of Singapore destination, the market is flooded with holiday packages to Singapore and even budget Singapore packages.
Where to visit on Singapore vacation?
Sky Tower is an observation tower located at the top of the hill near the Cable Car station. It takes you up to a height of 131m above sea level and offers a 360-degree view of Sentosa, Singapore and the Southern islands. Day or night, views from the tower promise to be both scenic and breathtaking.
Sentosa Merlion is a 37m high statue of the Merlion (half fish, half lion and national symbol of Singapore). Visitors can take the elevator up to the mouth and head lookouts for great views over Sentosa Island and Singapore’s Port.
Singapore Zoo is located at Mandai Lake Road next to the Seletar Reservoir and is one of the best zoos in Asia, if not the world. The animals are kept in spacious, landscaped enclosures, separated from the visitors by dry or wet moats. There is a zoo train that takes visitors through the park and children can play at Rainforest Kidzworld, a water play area themed like a wet animal wonderland.
Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden is located next to Lakeside MRT. A very pleasant place for visitors to relax and during Sept/Oct each year there is a Lantern Festival where the garden is lit up with thousands of lanterns making a wonderful night-time experience.
When to plan for a holiday here?
Singapore is a year around holiday destination. Being near the equator, the weather of here is hot and humid all year round with brief rain showers nearly every day. Also holiday packages to Singapore are easily available year around. But if you actually want to feel the culture and tradition of this vibrant city plan it during some cultural festivals.
Chinese New Year parades take place in February while the Hindu Festival of Lights is celebrated in the month of November. During this time planning a Singapore holiday is a better idea. Also remember the fact getting best deals on Singapore packages at this time can be difficult. Hence, plan your holiday in advance.