July 20/Tuesday JFK to Hong Kong
Fly from JFK to Hong Kong.
July 21/Wednesday Cross International Dateline
July 22/Thursday Arrive Hong Kong to Singapore
Arrive Hong Kong, connect to Singapore (8:55am/12:20pm), upon arrival after immigrations and customs formalities, our English speaking guide in Tour East uniform (green pinstripe blouse and navy blue pants) will be there to welcome you. Transfer to hotel for check-in (30 to 40 minutes depending on traffic situation). Hotel Phoenix Singapore.
July 23/Friday Singapore AB
Breakfast at hotel.
An Orientation tour of our city begins with a drive through the ¡°Colonial Heart¡± for a view of the Padang, Cricket Club, Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall. The coach will pass Chinatown before stopping at Mount Faber for a panoramic view of the harbor and on to a local handicraft centre. The tour then continues to the National Orchid Garden located within the beautiful Botanic Gardens. Our final stop at Little India will entrance you with the scent of joss sticks, jasmine and spices.
July 24/Saturday Singapore AB
Free to explore on own.
July 25/Sunday Singapore AB, D
SENTOSA UNDERWATER WORLD TOUR
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to Sentosa ¨C the resort island of peace and tranquility. Enjoy a scenic cable car ride and catch a bird's eye view of Singapore's skyline and its busy port. On the island, visit the Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom with more than 3,000 species of butterfly and insect specimens on display. Stroll through the cool outdoor conservatory which has over 1,500 live butterflies and watch the blossoming of new life at the live pupae enclosure. Next, visit the Underwater World, Asia's largest and most innovative tropical oceanarium that is home to over 2,500 marine animals. Tour ends with a coach ride back to the mainland.
NIGHT SAFARI (with dinner)
The World's First Night Safari**, set in 40 hectares of secondary jungle adjoining the Singapore Zoo, will unfold the mystery and drama of the tropical jungle after dusk with stunning effect.
See a myriad of nocturnal animals, from fierce predators to timid forest dwellers, in their natural habitat under subtle moonglow lighting. Roam the jungle in the complete safety and comfort of a tram.
Your tram ride takes you through the East and West Loop passing by a large reservoir and weaving through selected habitats designed specifically to replicate the natural environment from the Himalayan Foothills to the Southeast Asian Rainforest and Indian Subcontinent.
On completion of the tram ride, your tour guide will lead you on a walking trail where you will be able to view some of the animals at closer quarters.
July 26/Monday Singapore to Bangkok AB
Transfer to airport and fly to Bangkok, upon arrival, transfer to Amari Watergate Hotel (former Le Royal Hotel) Deluxe. The rest of the day is free on own.
July 27/Tuesday Bangkok AB, D
Morning: Damnern Saduak Floating Market ¨C A glimpse of everyday life in Thailand can be seen at the Damnern Saduak Floating market which is located some 110 kilometers from Bangkok. Your journey commences with a leisurely drive passing through salt fields and rice paddies before arriving at a jetty. Here we will board long tail speed-boats to take you to the market. The market is made up of Thai style canoes laden with colorful, succulent fruits, vegetables, sweets and meats. They gently ply their way through the canal selling as they go.
Evening Thai Vegetarian Dinner and Classical Dance show.
July 28/Wednesday Bangkok AB
Morning: Half day This City & Temple Tours which is specially designed as an introduction of Bangkok. Drive across the city into the inner core to see the contrast between old and new of Bangkok. Visit to the outstanding temples (Wat) such as – Wat Pho famous for its Reclining Buddha, Wat Trimitr, the world’s largest Golden Buddha believed to be about 700 years old. Continue to Wat Benchamabophit, famous as the Marble Temple, which is built with white Carara Italian marble in a graceful architecture and house one of Thailand’s most beautiful Buddha replica of Phra Phuttachinarat. Afternoon: at leisure.
Treat yourself to a memorable night on board one of Bangkok’s most luxurious restaurant boats.
Relax in modern comfort and dine on a variety of Thai dishes while you slowly cruise along the River of King Chao Phraya River passing the temple of dawn (Wat Arun), Grand Palace and life along the river as it slowly starts to unwind after a busy day. The on board band will also keep you entertained.
July 29/Thursday Bangkok AB
Morning: Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha tour – Visit the Royal Grand Palace, then explore the magnificent Wat Phra Kaew, Thailand's most sacred temple with the revered Emerald Buddha, and other key attractions such as the Coronation Throne Hall, Royal Reception Hall, Royal Funeral Hall, the Golden Chedi, and the Royal Pantheon.
Afternoon: Free at leisure.
July 30/Friday Bangkok to Hong Kong AB
Transfer to airport and fly to Hong Kong, upon arrival, transfer to Miramar Hotel (located on Nathan Road).
July 31/Saturday Hong Kong
Free at leisure on own
Aug 1/Sunday Hong Kong
Tour Hong Kong’s Stanley Market, Repulse Bay and Aberdeen’s sampans. Then up to Victoria Peak for views of the harbor. Afternoon shopping on own.
Aug 2/Monday Hong Kong
Free to shop on Nathan Road
Aug 3/Tuesday Hong Kong to JFK
Transfer to airport and fly back to JFK.
B= Breakfast L= Lunch D= Dinner
- Local airport taxes
- Tips to tour guides, drivers etc.
- Beverage and personal expenses
- Meals not listed
Singapore: Hotel Phoenix Singapore
Bangkok: Amari Watergate Hotel Bangkok
Hong Kong: Miramar Hotel Hong Kong