Solos Only

Singapore Solo Travel Tour

Singapore, an island city that blends the best of culture, style, sophistication, and urban city living, along with her compact size makes for the perfect short cultural escape.

She boasts tantalizing food experiences from street food to world class fare, incredible architecture, and impressive hotels.  Bursting with culture you are not left short of experiences with her strong Chinese and Malay heritage, while contrasted with the vibrant districts of Little Indian and Arab Street.

Visit to Singapore Solos Only

Explore her wonders, joining this boutique small group experience just for solo travellers.

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  • Duration:
    6 Days
  • Status:
    Early bird offer
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  • Travel Style:
  • Accommodation:
    Quality hotels
  • Prices from:
    AUD $4565 own room
  • Transport:
    Private coach, Boat
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  • Max Group Size:
'I can say I would not have travelled alone outside of Australia without the organisation and company provided by Encounter. Certainly if going to an unfamiliar destination, Encounter and the new friends that go with you really make the trip a success.'
Phil, 79 years, VIC
'Singapore holiday was most enjoyable, well-organised with a great mix of experiences. Shared it with a lovely group of people of varied ages.'
Enza, 54 years, Melbourne, VIC



  • 5 nights superior 4 star hotel stay
  • 5 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 high tea
  • 3 dinners 


  • Sightseeing tours & entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Tipd for guide & driver 
  • English-speaking tour guide for touring program


  • Private coach touring for group 


  • Porterage in and out of hotels included where available
  • Government tax & service charges for included services
  • Small group, not more than 18 travellers

Travel insurance is a mandatory requirement for joining this tour and is in addition to the package price.

Not included: 

  • Airfares (unless requested)
  • Airport transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Excess baggage
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Any tips or porterage at airports, hotels, drivers & local staff
  • Meals and beverages not specified on itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry & medical expenses
  • Incidental expenses such as taxi fares, telecommunications


Departure Dates for this tour

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4 - 9 NOV '24
Early bird offer
AUD4565 own room

Book and pay deposit by 21 February 2024 and SAVE $150
terms: applies to own room only 



Tour package

AUD $4565

PRE TOUR: group hotel with breakfast 
applies: 2 & 3 NOV 2024


POST TOUR: group hotel with breakfast
applies: 9 & 10 NOV 2024


Once you have booked and departed with us on an international tour, you qualify for our Return Traveller Reward on your next international tour booking. The offer does not apply to any cruises, resort packages, or tours within Australia.

Trip Code: sin24-11


  • Centrally located superior 4 star hotel stay
  • Diverse touring and experiences; culture, history and food experiences
  • Delicious food experiences showcasing the diversity of Singapore dining
  • Visit Little India, Kampong Glam, Arab Street, and Chinatown
  • Visit Gardens by the Bay
  • Visit Raffles Hotel and experience their High Tea
  • China Town night markets
  • Discover the Peranakan gems of the city and a Peranakan lunch
  • Changi Chapel & Museum visit
  • A visit to Marina Bay Sands Skypark


Arrive Singapore

Arrive to Singapore on your flight of choice and make your way to the group hotel by your own arrangement. This evening, meet for pre-dinner drinks and a group welcome dinner at our hotel.

Meals: Dinner 


  • Group meets @ hotel 6:30PM
  • Group dinner @ 7:30PM 

Consider flights that arrive prior to 4PM to allow time to clear customs, collect luggage and transfer to your hotel and time to refresh before meeting for dinner.



Singapore Cultural Tour

This morning set out on a guided tour that takes you on an exploration of vibrant multicultural Singapore.

Our first visit is to Little India, a haven of Indian culture and ethnicity that embodies the colourful pulse of the Indian community in Singapore with a visit to the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, a 100 year old Hindu Temple.

Then to Kampong Glam to understand more about the Malay culture, and visit Arab Street and view the magnificent Sultan Mosque. A visit to Chinatown is a must, and the Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples. After a culture packed morning we stop for lunch at a Yum Cha Restaurant in Chinatown.

While out discovering Singapore today we pass by the City Civic District passing by historic landmarks such as the Padang and Cricket Club, Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall. After arriving back at our hotel there will be some free time to make your own local discoveries.  We join together tonight for dinner near by to our hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


  • Morning guide tour
  • Yum Cha lunch
  • Free time in the afternoon
  • Group dinner 


Gardens by the Bay. Raffles High Tea. China Town Night Markets

This morning we will visit Gardens by the Bay which provides an opportunity to experience the development of modern Singapore. Housing more than 250,000 Rare Plants and 18 Supertrees, the park is built to raise the quality of life of Singaporeans by enhancing greenery and flora in the city. Set on 54 hectares the complex consists of two climate conservatories. Appreciate the unique technologies for long term conservation and sustainability Enjoy the Supertree Grove, and the Two Cooled Conservatories, the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest. We return to the hotel and there is some time at leisure.

Later, this afternoon we’ll visit the iconic Raffles Hotel for a High Tea. This world renowned hotel has been serving afternoon tea for over 100 years; be tempted by delicious sandwiches and treats and English tea. Afterwards you may like to take a stroll around the hotel or visit the Long Bar – home of the Singapore Sling. From here, onto the China Town night markets where we test our bargaining skills.

Meals: Breakfast, High Tea 


  • Morning visit, Gardens by the Bay
  • Free time in the afternoon
  • Afternoon High Tea @ Raffles
  • China Town night markets 



Perankanan Experience. Changi Chapel & Museum.

Spend a leisurely morning exploring the Peranakan gems hidden in plain sight around Singapore city. Discover 19th century Peranakan houses which have been restored to their former glory. Bask in the incredibly stylish architecture, furnishings, and the intricately painted ceramic tiles of yesteryear. 

Then, a special Peranakan experience at Katong Antique House before enjoying a Peranakan Cuisine for lunch at a local café adorned with Peranakan-themed treasures and memorabilia.

After lunch, visit The Changi Chapel & Museum.  It is a sombre reminder of this dark period, and sheds a light on the emotional events during world war 2 that unfolded here between 1942 and 1945. Gain an insight into the memories and lives of both Prisoners of Wars (POWs) and civilian internees who survived the Japanese occupation. The Changi Chapel is a symbolic replica of the original chapel found in the Changi Prison.

After exploring return to our hotel and the rest of the afternoon and evening is at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch



  • Peranakan morning tour
  • Peranakan lunch
  • Visit Changi Chapel & Museum
  • End of day and evening at leisure 


Free Time. Marina Bay Sands Skypark. 

This morning is at leisure; relax by the pool or head to the Orchard Road Shopping District.  Later this afternoon, we’ll visit Marina Bay Sands Skypark where the observation deck soars 57 levels above the heart of the city, and you can take in the panoramic vistas of stunning Marina Bay.

Afterwards, enjoy the sights of the Marina Bay area before proceeding for a farewell dinner at Marina Bay Sands.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


  • Free morning
  • Marina Bay Sands Skypark
  • Time at leisure, Marina Bay
  • Farewell group dinner 



Depart Singapore

Free time this morning until you check-out of the hotel. Transferring to the airport is by your own arrangement.

Meals: Breakfast

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Hotel Name



Jen Singapore Tanglin by Shangri-La


Hotels may be subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. Should this occur, a hotel of a similar standard will be provided.


A four star property; capture moments and create memories at JEN Singapore Tanglin by Shangri-La, with playful designs and tech driven experiences are made for engaging.

Tucked in the tranquil side of Tanglin, discover local secrets on your doorstep – whether a walk to the shops along Orchard Road, a stroll to the UNESCO heritage Singapore Botanic Gardens or a bicycle ride exploring the quaint neighbourhood of Dempsey Hill. Whichever mode of transport you choose- walking, cycling or hopping onto a bus or car- the hotel is centrally located near Orchard Road and a 2-minute walk from Orchard Boulevard MRT station, getting around is oh-so-convenient.

Accommodated in Superior Rooms
Relax and be inspired in the bright Superior Rooms, 25m2.

Bright and stylish rooms with modern accommodations with clever practical features amenities that elevate each room so that it feels like home, but better.

Sink into a great night's sleep in king or twin beds, made up in Frette sheets. Settle in for a movie on our LCD 40-inch TV, or stay up-to-date with unrestricted Wi-Fi. The maximum occupancy for Superior Room is 2 adults.

Room features

  • Fast Wi-Fi everywhere, always
  • PressReader providing access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines
  • Radio channels via the TV
  • Satellite/cable television
  • Full-size writing desk
  • International direct dialling service and voicemail
  • Electronic safe to protect your valuables
  • 4 USB and 4 international plugs
  • 24-hour room service for all your foodie needs
  • Tea and coffee station and your own mini fridge
  • Steam iron, ironing board and hairdryer to keep you looking sharp

Note: Twin share rooms have single beds.

Hotel descriptions are taken from the hotel website and edited to suit our page.

If we have confirmation of hotel Wi-Fi inclusion we state it above. However if Wi-Fi is not stated it does not mean that a hotel is without Wi-Fi. Most hotels have Wi-Free;  free or otherwise for a service fee. Our inclusion of free Wi-Fi above is not a guarantee as this can change without notice due to telco service interruptions or changes to hotel policy.

More About Accommodation


Starts In: Singapore, Singapore
Ends In: Singapore, Singapore

First Day Information
Arrival day commences with the group coming together in the evening @ 7PM. Meet first for drinks and onto a group dinner at the hotel, included with your tour package.

Final Day Information
There are no tour excursions on the final day. Included services come to an end at hotel check out in the morning.  

Hotel Check In/Out Times
Consider the hotel check in time on arrival and the hotel check out time on departure. If you arrive prior to the check in time, the hotel will store your luggage until the check in time and can also store your luggage until you are ready to depart for your onward journey.  

Hotel check in:  most hotels have check in from 3PM
Hotel check out: most hotels require check out by 12 midday

Transfers between the airport and the group hotel are by your own arrangement. Taxis are convenient and the airport is not far from the city.

As an Australian travel company we can provide flight assistance for flights originating from Australia. If joining the tour from outside Australia we recommend making your own flight arrangements or to use the service of a travel advisor located within your country of residence for access to best fares.

Service fees apply.


Read on for other key trip information that you should know before you decide on joining the group.

If this trip seems right for you then we encourage you to book early and secure your place with a deposit.  Tour space is limited. Also, many services on this tour must be booked well in advance. To ensure your place, please check trip availability at your earliest convenience

You will enjoy this group experience with a maximum of 16 travellers. This is a Solos Only tour (couple free). You are welcome to join with a friend, but couples do not join this tour.

THE PACE  [2 out of 5]
Easy going touring pace with some free time dotted throughout the itinerary. Day 1 and the final day are at your leisure.
Travellers of 75 years or over may be required to return a Fit to Travel form that is completed by their doctor. 
More Information > Visit Travel Fitness

It’s regular that our trips include welcome dinners and farewell dinners for our groups. In addition, we include other group dining experiences to ensure that everyone can enjoy the benefit of travelling and dining as a group.  There’s nothing better than to share a meal with new friends and discuss the day’s adventures.

This visit includes a variety of menus, showcasing the delights of dining in Singapore.

Are you a flexitarian?
If you have dietary requirements, please advise if it is due to allergies or for medical reasons or if it is a personal preference and if you are flexible. Dietary requirements will limit choices. If a dietary requirement is not essential due to medical reasons and you are a flexitarian, then we recommend that you exclude your personal preferences if not necessary to provide more options with the meal choices.

Due to the diversity in cuisines, certain dietary requirements could be very different in Singapore from what is expected in Australia. 

This is a private group tour with a group guide. Your local guide is there to assist with group arrangements and to act as the liaison for all tour services.

The role of your tour group guide is to lead the group, take charge of all the trip logistics on tour, and of course, make sure the trip runs as smoothly as possible so ultimately you have the best possible experience. From time to time, as is the nature of travel, ‘hiccups’ can occur, such as unexpected delays to due to traffic congestion, unexpected weather conditions that make a change of plans necessary, and many other things that go hand in hand with travel. In these circumstances your group leader will do their utmost to make the best possible alternative plans – please be ready to accept that these situations are out of the control of anyone and trust in your group leader to assist as best as possible.


'I can say I would not have travelled alone outside of Australia without the organisation and company provided by Encounter. Certainly if going to an unfamiliar destination, Encounter and the new friends that go with you really make the trip a success.'
Phil, 79 years, VIC
'Singapore holiday was most enjoyable, well-organised with a great mix of experiences. Shared it with a lovely group of people of varied ages.'
Enza, 54 years, Melbourne, VIC
'Just completed my second solo holiday with Encounter and am now checking out options for a third.'
Susan, 70 years, Adelaide, SA
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