Day 6 in Singapore

Singapore – Day 6

Singapore River Cruise

On the 6th day of our trip to Singapore, we finally made it down to the river front and did a Singapore River Cruise!  This was high on my list of things to do, and was a lot of fun.  The boat had a video and recording that played as we went down the river.  It was a cool way to learn a little history about the iconic buildings.

 

Merlion statue - Singapore
Merlion statue – Singapore
Marina Bay Sands Hotel & River view - Singapore
Marina Bay Sands Hotel & River view – Singapore
Singapore River Cruise
Singapore River Cruise

Raffles Hotel

After the river cruise, we walked to Raffles Hotel to get an Original Singapore Sling!  Sadly the Long Bar is currently closed for renovation.  We were still able to enjoy our drinks at another bar in the hotel.  Gorgeous hotel & fun atmosphere.  The drinks are definitely pricey, at least compared to what I’m used to.  It was still worth a visit in my opinion though!

Raffles Hotel, Singapore Sling
Raffles Hotel, Singapore Sling

After our Singapore Slings, we walked to China town & then Little India

China town - Singapore
China town – Singapore

In China Town, we started out getting fruit juice and then went shopping.  We bought a fan that the shop artist wrote our name on in Chinese, and also a paper cutout portrait of us, which was kind of a cool souvenir.

Next, we went to Little India and ate lunch, which was delicious.  After all the walking in the hot afternoon sun, we ended up taking an Uber back to our hotel for a bit of a break, before taking an Uber to the Jurong Bird Park.

 

Jurong Bird Park

Our visit here was pretty rushed, as we only had about 1.5-2 hours before they closed.  We took the tram to the waterfall area of the park and then walked the rest of the loop to get a quick view of everything we could.  You certainly could spend a lot longer at the park!

Jurong Bird Park sign - Singapore
Jurong Bird Park

 

Singapore Itinerary day 6 – At a glance

  • Singapore River Cruise
  • Raffles hotel for Singapore Slings
  • Chinatown
  • Little India
  • Small break back at hotel
  • Jurong Bird Park

We did a lot of walking from one activity to the next, so a quick afternoon nap was needed!

 

Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Jurong Bird Park – Pelicans

In case you missed it check out my previous posts on our Singapore trip: Day 1,  Day 2, Johor Bahru day trip, 30 hours in Indonesia, and Singapore Zoo

 

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