5 Day itinerary Singapore

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A 5-day itinerary in Singapore allows you to explore the city’s highlights thoroughly, from iconic landmarks to hidden gems. Here’s a comprehensive plan:

Day 1: Marina Bay and Surroundings

Marina bay sands
Marina bay sands


  • Marina Bay Sands Skypark: Start your day with panoramic views of Singapore from the observation deck.
  • ArtScience Museum: Explore innovative and interactive exhibits that merge art, science, technology, and culture.


  • Gardens by the Bay: Visit the Cloud Forest, Flower Dome, and the Supertree Grove. Enjoy lunch at one of the cafes within the gardens. You can purchase the garden by the bay ticket here.


  • Spectra Light and Water Show: Watch this stunning display at Marina Bay Sands. Dinner at Marina Bay Sands or nearby restaurants offering a variety of cuisines.

Day 2: Cultural Immersion

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple


  • Chinatown: Visit the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and explore traditional markets and shophouses. Breakfast at a local hawker center.


  • Little India: Explore the vibrant streets, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, and the 24-hour shopping mall, Mustafa Centre.
  • Kampong Glam: Visit the Malay Heritage Centre and Sultan Mosque, and stroll through Haji Lane.


  • Dinner at a restaurant in Kampong Glam, enjoying Malay or Middle Eastern cuisine.

Day 3: Sentosa Island

Sentosa island of fun

Full Day at Sentosa:

  • Morning: Visit Universal Studios Singapore for thrilling rides and entertainment. You can also purchase the ticket here.
  • Afternoon: Relax at Siloso Beach or visit the S.E.A. Aquarium. Lunch at one of Sentosa’s many eateries.
  • Evening: Enjoy the Wings of Time show, a spectacular night show set against the open sea. Dinner at Sentosa or VivoCity nearby.

Day 4: Nature and History

singapore botanic gardens
Image source: Tini Boe


  • Singapore Botanic Gardens: Visit early to enjoy the National Orchid Garden and the tranquil surroundings. Breakfast at the Botanic Gardens.


  • National Museum of Singapore or Asian Civilisations Museum: Choose one for a deep dive into Singapore’s history or Asian artifacts and culture.
  • Fort Canning Park: Explore this historical hilltop park.


  • Dinner at Clarke Quay, followed by a leisurely stroll along the Singapore River.

Day 5: Leisure and Shopping


  • Tiong Bahru: Start with breakfast at this heritage-rich neighborhood known for its quaint cafes and art deco architecture. Explore the Tiong Bahru Market and the local bookstores.


  • Orchard Road: Dedicate your afternoon to shopping and exploring the malls along this famous shopping street.
  • Emerald Hill: Take a short detour to see the beautiful Peranakan houses.


  • Jewel Changi Airport: Before your trip concludes, visit this architectural marvel. Enjoy the Rain Vortex and explore the Shiseido Forest Valley. Dinner at Jewel, choosing from a wide selection of international cuisines.

This itinerary ensures you experience the diversity of Singapore, from its bustling urban centers to its serene green spaces, rich cultural districts, and exciting leisure destinations.