2 Nights @ Singapore

For a Singapore and Malaysia family vacation fly directly to Singapore from India through Malaysian airlines since Malaysian airlines provide best deals in multi-city option and the timings will be perfect for your hotel reservation. On Malaysian airlines, on board meals and luggage price is included in the ticket. Check for different date options while booking. Here is a sample.

 

Tips

Take an early morning I.e a late night flight from India so that you can reach Singapore early and utilize the first day to fullest.

Hotels @ Singapore

Check www.booking.com and www.Hotels.com for reservations. In booking.com website if any additional tax they will mention. But if you booking over hotels.com website just check the tax amount.

You don’t have to look for expensive one as you have very short time to stay and sleep as you got a lot of stuff to do in Singapore. Some examples are

Santa Grand Hotel
3, Veerasamy Road, Little India Singapore 100 SGD 5000 INR per night

Hotel 81 Rochor
5 Jalan Besar, Little India, Singapore 120 SGD INR 6000 INR per night

Park View Hotel
81 Beach Road, 189692 Singapore, 130 SGD 6500 INR per night

PARKROYAL 4-star hotel
181 Kitchener Road Singapore 300 SGD 15000 INR per night

Tips

If you very specific about Indian food better to stay in Little India.

If on a budget look for backpacker hostels. You can stay there with family as well. No safety issues in Singapore.

If you have any food constraints you can also explore www.airbnb.com for fully loaded kitchen apartments that can be a better option than hotels but keep in mind the locations.

Things to do in Singapore

Singapore Zoo

The Singapore Zoo is also known as Mandai zoo by the locals and this is an open concept zoo where animals roam around freely. You will find around 3000++ animals, birds and reptiles in spacious enclosures. The Singapore Zoo night safari is also a must see attraction in Singapore. It is a great place to spend the day if you traveling with kids. Don’t miss the classic photo sessions with the zoo’s long-term resident Ah Meng. Recently they have introduced Giant pandas as part of the attractions as well.

For Price combo check http://www.zoo.com.sg/visitor-info/singapore-zoo-tickets.html

Sentosa World Resorts

A day trip to Sentosa Island is a must do in Singapore. It also houses The Universal Studios which requires an entire day by itself so if you are short of time, you will need to prioritise. Entry to the universal studio will cost $ 67.

Other attractions found on Sentosa include:
1. S.E.A. Aquarium which has a place in the Guinness world records as it hosts more than 100,000 marine species. Entry Fee-$32 (INR1600)
2. Images of Singapore Museum which will give you a lot of information about the Singapore culture and history. Entry Fee-$10 (INR 480)
3. Madame Tussauds is Singapore’s version of the famous London wax museum and the Entry Cost $42 to $79 (INR 2000 to INR 3800)
4. Skyline Luge Sentosa Cost $20 (INR 950) for 2 or 3 rides

5. Siloso Beach show cases Songs of the Sea which is a 30 minute show that can be enjoyed by all age groups.

For best prices check https://store.sentosa.com.sg/main/packages

Singapore Orchard Road

This is shopping capital or rather the shopping street of Singapore. You will find all the big brands along this road and for the budget conscious traveler, people watching is an interesting experience. These roads will be lit up with festive cheer during Christmas. If you are here during the Great Singapore Sale, you will find good bargains here.

Singapore Merlion

The Merlion, a mythical creature with the body of a fish and head of a lion, is the local icon and a photo with the icon is must do while in Singapore. Located in front of One Fullerton hotel and overlooking the Marina Bay, it is a beautiful place to visit especially at night.

Tips:

A visit to Singapore would not be complete without Universal Studio so don’t miss. One day is needed to complete the universal studio and to enjoy those rides.

Buy tickets online for Zoo and Resort world Sentosa to save some money and take combo rides.

2 night @ Langkawi

Take the BUS at 9 PM from Golden Mile complex Singapore to Sungai Nibong Bus terminal Penang.

It will cost you around 40 SGD per person Travel time 10 to 12 hours. Better to do online booking for the Buses as limited service http://www.busonlineticket.com

The bus will drop you at Sugai Nibong bus terminal which is a bit far from the city.

You will have frequent buses to the Fast Ferry Jetty at Penang and if you are late you can take a cab and its 25 Minutes’ drive.

You can go by ferry from Penang to Langkawi, a shopping heaven and often seen in movies.
Alternatively, if you have more time you can spend the day or 2 in Penang which is foodies paradise and Unesco site.
Super-Fast Ferry Venture Sdn Bhd is one of the most reputable ferry companies in Penang that provides high-speed passenger ferry services from Penang to Langkawi Island.
Ferry services are priced at RM70 for each passenger.
The journey by the high-speed ferry to travel between the 2 islands is usually about 2 and a half to 3 hours. The daily ferry service departs from Penang Jetty Terminal to Langkawi Island at these times:- 08.15 am – 08.30 am
Book the Super-Fast ferry ticket in advance in order to avoid the disappointment of tickets being sold out  http://www.busonlineticket.com

Hotel Options at Langkawi

1.Cenang plaza Beach hotel – RS 3200 In the heart of the city very accessible but probably noisy and music played most of the time around.
2. Langkawi chantique hotel Rs 5000.
3. Gemalai Village A totally different kind of stay. RS 4200
4. De Langkawi Resort and convention centre -4500 its far from the city but very good reviews. Neat and clean.
5. Resort World Langkawi – Rs. 4000

Things to do In Langkawi

Sky Bridge – 35 RM entry fee
Cable car- 35 RM entry fee
Underwater museum – 40 RM entry fee
3 D museum-40 RM entry fee.
Tamman langenda Langkawi
Do water sports, deep sea diving and snorkelling.
Tips 
Better take a city tour trip. Check whether the prices are including entry tickets. One day do some photo shoot and water sports.
Last day shopping and fly back to Kuala Lumpur directly from Langkawi and take afternoon flight . as hotel check-in will be around 2 PM .

2 Nights @ Kuala Lumpur

If you are booking your tickets via Malaysian Airlines you have the option to fly from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur.

Tips

From Airport you have buses as well as Train to KL central station. Which will take around 1 hour.

Check in to the hotel and go directly to Petronas tower to get your tickets .All the hotels the check-in will be at 2 PM

Hotel @ Kuala Lumpur

Prescott Hotel Kuala Lumpur
No. 10, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur INR 2600

Hotel Sentral Kuala Lumpur
No.30, Jalan Thambypillai, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur INR 2200

My Hotel @ Sentral 2-star hotel Bargain
No. 1, Jalan Tun Sambanathan 4, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur INR 1500

Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur 5-star
Jalan Putra, 50350 Kuala Lumpur, INR 3200

Furama Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 4-star
136, Jalan Changkat Thambi Dollah, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur INR 2800
Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Petronas tower

Sky desk and observation tower are open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 9 AM to 9 PM

Entry fees RM 85 (1300 INR) for Adults and RM 32 (500 INR) for children.

Only limited tickets and will be issued on first come first serve basis. Book online.

For online tickets http://www.petronastwintowers.com.my/tickets
Genting Highlands

You require on a full day. Leave early to Genting highlands. Arrive at the bottom of the hill and take a cable car ride from the cable car station to the Genting high lands hotel.

Visit – Chin swee cave temple, Snow world, Straw berry leisure farm and Haunted Adventure – a 10 minutes’ walk in the darkness.
Tips

Take the Express bus from KL Sentral to Genting Highlands. Bus + Sky way cable cost around 12 RM (INR 200)

Batu Caves


10 km to the north of Kuala Lumpur. Its main attraction is the large statue of the Hindu God at the entrance, besides a steep 272 climb up its steps to finally view the stunning skyline of the city centre. Golden statue of Lord Murugan.

Tips

From KL Sentral, take the monorail service to Titiwangsa station. Alight here and take the bus to Batu Caves.

Menara tower or KL towers

When visiting KL towers don’t miss to visit Malaysian Cultural village and an F1 simulator Room.

Entry fee RM 52 (INR 800) Adults and RM 30 (INR 450) for Kids 9 Am to 9 PM.

Shopping @ Central Market, Berjaya Times Square and Amcorp Mall

Central Market – located opp. To Pasar Seni LRT station .The best place to buy Souvenirs, local handy crafts and cute Knick knacks can bargain a little at some outlets.

Berjaya Times Square – Fashion and Brands

Low Yat Plaza – Electronics at Bukit Bantang

China town – for some cheap and replica stuff.

Amcorp mall – week end Bazar and flea Markets.

Tips
You may find good deals on perfumes, bags, gadgets and googles don’t buy mobile phone.

Budget.
Approximate budget for 6 day trip for a stay, local travel, food and entry fees for a family of 2 Adults and 1 kids including air ticket.
Flight Ticket Malaysian Airlines – INR 60000
Hotel Stay for the whole trip – INR 27000 (250 SGD + 900 RINGITT)
Entry fees and Bus fares and ferry cost – INR 35000 (420 SGD+1100 RINGITT)
Taxi and local train cost – INR 8000 (110 SGD +250 RINGITT)
Food Max – INR.14000(130 SGD + 500 RINGITT)
Total cost excluding shopping: 144000 INR.

 

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