Begin your Singapore visit with a stop at Mount Faber.
What's good about it? Once a humble island, Singapore has evolved into south-east Asia's economic powerhouse. This city-state displays cutting-edge technology and a thriving economy while maintaining an abundance of lush green parks with tree-lined sidewalks.
Best for: Begin your Singapore visit with a stop at Mount Faber, offering panoramic views of the harbour and the city. Explore Chinatown, where the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple awaits with its remarkable Hundred Dragons Hall, housing a stunning collection of a hundred Buddha statues. Visit the renowned Singapore Botanic Gardens, where the National Orchid Garden showcases more than 1000 species and 2000 hybrids of these exquisite blossoms.
Best time to visit: From December to June when the weather is cooler and less humid.
Getting there: Visit Singapore on Viking's iconic 13-day Bangkok, Bali & Beyond journey from Bali to Bangkok or the 15-Day Secrets of Southeast Asia cruise from Bali to Singapore. vikingcruises.com.au
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