A microstate with a multi-coloured approach to life
Singapore is a destination full of adventure; from the all-night party atmosphere to the tranquil rainforests and gardens, the city will suit the palate of most visitors. Tour museums displaying ancient artefacts, consider the vast height of the downtown skyscrapers and learn of the cosmopolitan city’s humble fishing village roots. Cultures collide in this vibrant environment as different religions, origins and language creates a harmonious way of life. Experience the broad mix of cultures by taking a journey through the various ethnic districts. Sample flavours from a diverse range of backgrounds, listen to local dialects and pay respect to their customs and values.
Singapore is a cosmopolitan city of colour and style; enjoy a cocktail in a sophisticated bar overlooking the sea, check out a late night club and dance until the sun rises. For a spiritual top-up, join the many groups who meditate and relax in the city’s gardens and parks.
When To Go?
Tourists to Singapore can expect a humid tropical climate. Avoid the monsoon season throughout November and December and travel during the summer months. The average temperature for August is 31°C with unexpected showers and is considered the best time to visit. Singapore is a bustling environment year round, so whenever you decide to visit you are guaranteed a festival atmosphere.
How To Get There?
Singapore is served by Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) located 17.2km (approximately 10 miles) north east of the city centre. Fly direct from the UK. Scheduled flights are available with over 60 different airlines across the continents. Smaller charter flights to the city's Seletar Airport (XSP) are also available. Direct flights to Singapore from the UK can take up to 13 hours.
Singapore offers the best in contemporary city life but it’s the rainforests that top the list of must-see sights. Hike into the lush grasslands to come face to face with nature and follow the trails of Singapore’s oldest rainforest, Bukit Timah. Book a night safari to see Singapore’s nocturnal wildlife in their natural habitat. Paths lead the way around the nature reserve for those brave enough to walk in the dark, if not trams are available. With over 1,000 species to discover, you’re sure to meet some of the residents.