Trafalgar 2D1N Singapore Heritage Highlights
A New World Awaits
Discover the history and culture of Singapore in this special edition tour
Trafalgar has created a tour that gives you taste of unique local experiences right here in Singapore! An expert Travel Director will show you the best hidden gems around the heritage district in Kampong Glam where you’ll get to learn about the stories of the local area. And exclusively on this tour, you’ll get to have insider experiences with heritage blogger, Jerome Lim and renown chef, Violet Oon.
- 1 night staycation
- A ‘Be My Guest’ dinner with Chef Violet Oon
- Two guided walking tours, including an exclusive tour of The Arts House, Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall with clock tower visit
- 2-way transfer
Day 1: Discover Kampong Glam and the Civic District
10:00: Meet your Travel Director at your hotel and start your holiday by exploring Singapore’s vibrant and hip Kampong Glam. The walking tour starts at the Malay Heritage Centre which was the former residence of Malay sultans. ‘Dive into Culture’ and discover the stories of Singapore’s early migrants who lived here, including the Arabs, Javanese, Bugis and Chinese, and the rich legacy of the Malay-Muslims. Uncover the neighborhood’s hidden gems with your guide as you walk through the colorful alleyways that used to be the front doors of homes, the playgrounds of children and the hive of activity where residents gathered.
12:15: Pick a spot for lunch at one of the charming and enticing restaurants in Kampong Glam. From here you have some free time to explore the neighborhood’s eclectic shops and lively cafes at your pace or return to the hotel to relax and recharge. Singapore’s first outdoor gallery – Gelam Gallery located on the back lanes of Muscat Street is a perfect backdrop for a photograph to capture your travel memory.
15:45: Exclusive tour of The Arts House and Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall with clock tower visit.
This afternoon, we’ll continue to the Civic District, the birthplace of modern Singapore. Join our Local Specialist, Mr. Jerome Lim, renowned heritage blogger of The Long & Winding Road Blog for historical trivia about the two historical monuments.
The Arts House and the Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall (VTVCH). Gain Insider Access to climb up the VTVCH’s 54-metre high clock tower. In a historic first, VTVCH’s clock tower will be open exclusively to Trafalgar’s guests to visit. You’ll be the envy of all your friends as one of the rare individuals to get up close to the over 100-years old bells that will sound the Westminster Chimes, the tune made popular by London's Big Ben.
(Climbing of Clock tower is only allowed for participants of ages 18 years and above)
Hot tip: Not only will you see some of the best views in the city from this vantage point, you will be sure to work up your appetite for a mouthwatering culinary delight for the night ahead. Just be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes.
18:00: After feeding your mind, you’ll embark on a heritage adventure for your tastebuds at the National Kitchen by Violet Oon. With dishes representing Singapore’s rich history at the crossroads of the world, reconnect to the joy of travel with a ‘Be My Guest’ dinner that will be one to remember. Enjoy an immersive dive into the rich heritage of Singapore’s cultural diversity as Chef Violet Oon speaks about the inspiration and influences behind the flavours of her iconic Nyonya dishes. After this delightful dinner, enjoy your evening at leisure.
Overnight: PARKROYAL on Beach Road (Fri or Sat check-in)
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel (Mon or Wed check-in)
Day 2: Rediscovering Singapore
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your luxurious hotel and ease your way into the morning at leisure before checking out.
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