1 day transits Singapore is currently for people who choose the long flight connections in Singapore to take advantage of “check-in” in this country. If you want to explore, you can also plan for your short trip.
9am: Singapore-style breakfast in Chinatown
Singapore restaurants open quite late. You should depart from the airport around 8:30 am, then take MRT or bus to Chinatown, the capital of a lot of delicious street food with reasonable price. Going by MRT is easy, just pay attention to the signs a bit. Let’s try a bowl of porridge or fried noodles at a roadside diner in Smith street or Hong Lim Complex, addressing No.10 Upper Pickering Street. Even you have only 1 day transits Singapore, don’t forget to try food here.
10am: take the train to Sentosa
From Chinatown, after finishing breakfast, let’s continue to travel by MRT to Harbour Front station, switch to the train Sentosa Express to the most famous island of Singapore, where the Universal park locates.
10:30 am: stroll around the island
However, you should not linger here for a long time. It should be very attentive of time and avoid forgetting your time. Therefore, you had better visit, don’t play games in Universal or casino. 1 day transits Singapore does not have enough time.
Special train to the island has many stops. In addition, you can also catch the bus on the island with 3 lines, visiting the entire landscape of Sentosa. When time does not allow, this is the most logical choice for you to discover this place. If a person who likes walking in the sea and air, you can stop at the station Palawan Beach, Beach Station, Tanjong Beach for sightseeing and breathing air.
12h: Maxwell Road Hawker lunch at Centre
Return to center by MRT, you should test a lunch at the food center Maxwell Road Hawker Centre at Chinatown Station with affordable dishes in close booths. Its address is No.11 in South Bridge Street.
13h: visit Hindu temple
Sri Mariamman temple has unique architecture with Hindu sculptures, carvings and colorful gods right outside. This is the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore, built in 1827 and tourists can not miss in Chinatown
14h: “Check-in” at the theater Esplanade
Almost visitors try to record the image with the background the famous theater with simulation architecture durian – “national fruit” of Singapore. Right next to that is the Sphinx and the Marina Bay Sands hotel on the other side of the bay.
You can travel by bus, on foot, but the quickest way is still MRT. 1 day transits Singapore must include this part.
16h: Shopping in Orchard
The most famous fashion street is Orchard. Moving from Esplanades to Dhoby Ghaut Station, a short walk from the beach is the next indication. All large and small fashion brands in Singapore were present at this “silk road”.
18h: Explore Little India
Not far from Orchard, you walk from Dhoby Ghaut station about ten minutes to Little India neighborhood with colorful buildings, bearing deep Indian community. Take a hike, snap photos before seeking a stall in Food Palace Sakunthala on Race Course Road.
20h: Special cocktails
After you have filled, you can go to the bar The Long Bar, near Singapore Raffles hotel, the birthplace of the most famous cocktails in the world. Guests can travel by train to the Esplanade MRT, walk about 900m.
21h30: Walk, photographed at Boat Quay and Clarke Qua
From the bar, you walk to the North Bridge Road to Boat Quay, one of the most vibrant spot of Singapore’s nightlife. You can stop at Elgin bridge to take some photos of it. This is also one thing must see in 1 day transits Singapore.
Clarke Quay has many bars opening until dawn, if you have time, you can continue to play in bars here, or sit out the riverbank, watching the scene on the night.