Singapore featuring the Garden Festival & Kota Kinabalu | July 2018
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Legend:IFM: In Flight Meal B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner
DAY 1: PERTH TO SINGAPOREIFMD
Your holiday begins when you are picked up from home by a private vehicle and transferred to the airport. Meet your fellow travellers and Kings Tour Manager then fly to Singapore. Upon arrival, we’ll transfer you to the Hotel Jen, Orchard Gateway which is part of the Shangri-La brand of hotels. Tonight dinner will be served in the hotel.
Hotel: Hotel Jen, Orchard Gateway for 5 nights
DAY 2: SINGAPORE SIGHTS / HIGH TEAB
This morning you’ll embark on a tour of Singapore City which includes a stop at the National Orchid Garden. After, we proceed to the Merlion Park and enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay before visiting one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples. We stop at a local handicraft centre to observe craftsmen at work up-close. This afternoon enjoy high tea at The Fullerton Hotel.
DAY 3: SINGAPORE GARDEN FESTIVAL AT GARDENS BY THE BAYB
Today is dedicated to spending time at the Singapore Garden Festival which is located at Gardens by the Bay. Highlights include the Orchid Extravaganza, Landscape & Fantasy Gardens and Floral Windows to the World.
DAY 4: BREAKFAST WITH THE ORANG UTANS / MARINA BAY SANDSB D
Today we visit one of the world's most beautiful zoos where you will enjoy a ‘Jungle Breakfast’ with special animal appearances such as those by the Orang-Utan. In the afternoon we transfer to Marina Bay Sands for a bird's eye view of Singapore. Visit the ‘Sky on 57 Restaurant’ and enjoy a non-alcoholic beverage before returning to the hotel for dinner.
DAY 5: FREE DAYB
Enjoy a day at your leisure in Singapore today.
DAY 6: SINGAPORE TO KOTA KINABALUB D
Today we fly you from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu. Settle in to the beautiful resort, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru; a luxurious, tranquil retreat that provides the perfect setting for an amazing tropical getaway. Tonight dinner will be served in the hotel.
Hotel: Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort for 5 nights
DAY 7: MARI MARI CULTURAL TOURB L
Today we’ll take you to the Mari Mari Cultural Village which is located in the countryside away from the modern and developing Kota Kinabalu city. The village operates as a museum that preserves Borneo ethnic culture. It aims to share the knowledge, history, culture, and tradition of Borneo with you so that it is not forgotten. After a tour of the village, you will enjoy a lunch.
DAY 8: NORTH BORNEO RAILWAYB L
Today you’ll board the North Borneo Railway and relive the nostalgic romance of British North Borneo. On a steam train straight out of the 1900s, see the scenic countryside with the Colonial Style “Tiffin” luncheon served on-board.
DAY 9: SUNDAY MARKETS / FREE AFTERNOONB L
Every Sunday morning, Gaya Street is closed to traffic for the Gaya Street Fair. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before returning to the hotel.
DAY 10: FREE DAYB D
Today is left free for you to enjoy how you wish. Tonight we have organised a special farewell dinner at the hotel.
DAY 11: KOTA KINABALU TO PERTHIFMB
After breakfast we transfer to Kota Kinabalu Airport for our flight home to Perth via Singapore. Upon arrival into Perth your driver will be waiting to transfer you home.
Enter a magical world of exciting garden designs and exquisite floral creations as Singapore goes into full bloom for the Singapore Garden Festival held at the award winning Gardens by the Bay.
Next fly to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state in the northern part of the island of Borneo. Often referred to as KK, it’s a coastal city partly surrounded by rainforest. It’s known for its bustling markets, modern boardwalk, beaches and waterfront.
- Home pick up and return by Hughes
- Fully Escorted by a Kings Tour Manager
- Return economy airfares with Singapore Airlines
- 5 nights’ accommodation in Singapore at Hotel Jen, Orchard Gateway
- 5 nights’ accommodation in Kota Kinabalu at Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort
- Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 1 high tea and 4 dinners
- Sightseeing and entry fee as per itinerary
Tours are based on reaching a minimum number. Home pick-up and return is included based on a set radius – surcharges will apply outside these areas. Other special conditions may apply to each individual tour, please contact the office for further details.