Travel to Singapore – Part 1 - Introduction
Singapore is a modern city of 63 interconnected islands spread on 646 sq.kms in area and the financial capital of South East Asia. Singapore Tourism Authority has combined man made attractions and recreated some of the tropical experiences (like the famous Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park, Nigh Safaris etc.) to give a wholesome city break experience. Singapore for its experiences, crime free environment and easy accessibility has made it one of the most visited tourist destination in the entire world.
Guests coming to Singapore get astounded by the amazing cleanliness and most orderly civilised society. Singapore Airport was a pioneer and a model in the way Airports around the world are designed. Singapore Tourism Model is also a must visit for any tourism authority and the tiny country of Singapore churns more Billions of dollars in transactions than many bigger Asian Economies.
Singapore is home to world’s major brands, malls, theme parks (including Universal Studio at Sentosa Island), Zoo, Bird park, Gardens, opera, waterfronts, bars, restaurants and a number of Island getaways around it (e.g. Bintan) making it a complete getaway package. Guests travel for anywhere from 2 nights to a week exploring different elements of Singapore.
Singapore is directly connected to Malaysia via Johor-Singapore Causeway in the north. This connection has helped Singapore-Malayasia combination become a very familiar in a South East Asia family holiday itinerary.
Singapore is also a popular port of call for may cruise liners such as Star Cruises and Royal Caribbean Cruises, who not only get to use very sophisticated Port facilities at Singapore but guests also get the benefit of an extension during their trip to Singapore.
Weather: Its climate is characterised by uniform temperature and pressure, high humidity and abundant rainfall. No distinct wet or dry season. Rainfall maximum occur in December and April. The drier months are usually in February and July.
Humidity : range in the high 90's in the early morning to around 60 % in the mid-afternoon. During prolonged heavy rain, relative humidity often reaches 100 %.
Temperatures: Minimum 23 to 26 deg C and Maximum 31 to 34 deg C
Visa and Entry Formalities - Indian travellers need a Visa which is readily available.