Remote Lands, a designer of luxury travel to Asia, has launched new stopover itineraries for Singapore. From the area’s arts scene and Peranakan culture to jungle forests and exclusive luxury experiences, Remote Lands’ new itineraries showcase every part of the "Lion City."
Some of Remote Lands’ new Singapore itineraries are:
An Artist’s Journey Through the Lion City
Art connoisseurs can explore Singapore’s cultural scene on this four-day trip encompassing some of the city’s biggest exhibitions. Singapore hosts international events such as Singapore Art Week, Singapore Biennale, Singapore Night Festival and Singapore International Festival of Arts.
Travelers can visit the National Gallery Singapore to experience the world’s largest display of modern art in Southeast Asia, explore galleries at the ArtScience Museum and enjoy the National Design Centre. Those seeking to buy works of art can choose from a number of public and private galleries found around the city.
The Lion City for Thrill-seekers
Adventurers seeking both active excursions and luxury might enjoy this five-day journey. Each day, after an adrenaline-pumping activity, guests will return to the Fullerton Bay Hotel to relax and recuperate for the next day. In this itinerary, explorers will have the opportunity to go bungee jumping, free falling and zip lining, as well as kayaking with otters through mangrove forests, hiking across the Southern Ridges and mountain biking the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.
Spiritual Singapore: The Soul Under the City
On this three-day itinerary, travelers will visit some of the country’s most significant religious sites. The trip starts in Chinatown, taking participants to some of the most prominent Chinese temples including Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, as well as Sri Mariamman Temple, the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. Explorers will also get to see the restored Chijmes Hall, a Gothic Revival designed chapel built in 1855, Masjid Sultan, an iconic mosque in Kampong Glam, and the Armenian Church, the oldest Christian church in Singapore.
Five Decadent Days in Singapore
For those looking to relax and enjoy Singapore in luxury, Remote Lands offers this five-day itinerary. Guests can dine at one of over thirty Michelin-starred restaurants, go shopping on Orchard Road and enjoy caviar facial treatments. On the third day, guests will head to the Capella Hotel, located on Sentosa Island, where they can relax on the beach or visit the spa’s hot rainforest shower with floral scents and herbal steam room.
Other highlights include a three-course meal on the Singapore Flyer, a Ferris wheel in the heart of the city, sipping cocktails at a premier VIP club with a rooftop bar and 360-degree views of the city, and taking a supercar (such as a Lamborghini, Ferrari or Rolls Royce) for a drive around the official F1 circuit.
The Peranakan Culture Experience
On this four-day trip, travelers will interact with locals, taste Peranakan cuisine and learn about the customs and traditions to gain a deeper understanding of Peranakan culture. Peranakan means ‘locally born’ in Malay and refers to descendants of Chinese immigrants who came to the Malay Archipelago (modern-day Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia). Travelers will discover the traditions of the 12-day weddings, intricacies of beadwork and handmade kebayas. Travelers will also sample Nyonya foo and tour an antique Peranakan home.
Singapore for the Family that Plays Together
On this four-day interactive and educational itinerary, families will dine with orangutans at the Singapore Zoo, enjoy Peranakan cuisine and witness the Gardens by the Bay light show. Other family-friendly highlights include visiting the interactive exhibitions at the Singapore Discovery Center, taking on the outdoor obstacle courses with zip lines and rope bridges at Bedok Reservoir Park Forest Adventure, taking a night safari and riding the Singapore Flyer.