Singapore is globally one of the most sought after destinations among the various tourists of the world. For 2017, it was deducted that the country had received more than 17 million tourists. The country is crowded with tourists throughout the year due to its rich cultural structure as well as its hospitable population. Because of these scenarios, the Singapore government has tried to make the tourism industry thrive. To get the most out of their vacation in this country, people get involved in a number of activities which also become one of the reasons for their return. While exploring the main monuments of this country, you can participate in various things to do near Little India. This will not only make your day productive but will also give you countless memories to cherish.
Little India is a subzonal area in the planning area of Rochor. As the name suggests, this is the area where you will find Indian restaurants and the atmosphere will remind you of India. Existing in Singaporean culture, here you will see a perfect blend of two cultures in Little India. There are busy streets, jewelry stores, and shops here. The highlight of this place is the glorious Sri Veeramakaliamman temple in Little India.
After exploring the streets of this lively place, you can plan a nearby recreational tour, as there are many activities that you can do nearby without having to travel a lot. Some of the funniest things to do have been listed below!
The east coast park has a sandy beach which is just perfect for families and children to enjoy their day. Come here to relax and enjoy the beach near the E2 parking lot (near the lagoon). You don’t need to bring your sand toys if you don’t want to, there are facilities that would allow you to rent them. In addition, there are kiosks, which also rent bikes to complement your beach excitement. Apart from the beach at E2, there is also one in front of Parkland Green in zone C.
River valley road
Guided tours of Fort Canning Park vary by schedule. While the park sparkles at night, some special events are organized at night. Heritage tours and night walks are intriguing and very attractive. Make sure to continue this activity when you visit this famous Singapore park.
Go for water sports
Kallang has many options for you when it comes to practicing water sports. If you are an adult, head to the nautical adventure and indulge in various water sports activities such as kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, dragon boat, or rafting. You can even take a day course on kayaking for only $ 25.
Or if you are someone who wants their kids to enjoy the same, take them to the Kallang Mall where kids ages 3 to 12 can enjoy splashing and surfing in the water in a special area provided for this purpose. Coming to the country of sporting activities, water sports are something you should definitely not miss adding to your list of things to do in Kallang.
Gardens on the bay
Gardens by the Bay is one of the popular tourist attractions near the Helix Bridge. Extending over an area of 101 hectares of reclaimed land, the garden is a natural park. Located next to the Marina Reservoir, this garden includes three waterfront gardens which are Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay Central Garden. Enjoy the beauty of the landscapes and also eat local food here.
Indoor scuba diving
You want to parachute but you are afraid of heights – This is how you can live this exciting activity while staying in a safe environment. Simulate the thrill of a 10,000-foot free fall in the safety of this five-story indoor wind tunnel. Fly in the world’s largest wind tunnel for indoor parachuting for a race like no other. It’s one of the most exciting adventurous things to do in Singapore.
- Location: iFlySingapore, Sentosa Island; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (daily), 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Wednesday)
- Cost: $ 119 ($ 109 for pre-booking)
- Recommended for: Sports, Family
The Ugly Cake Shop
A bakery-cafe specializing in desserts based on totally natural flavors and top quality ingredients and supporting the cause of feeding undernourished children, this place tops the list if you are looking for original things to do to Geylang Bahru. The café offers desserts with low sugar content and avoids using fondants to decorate goodies. Famous for the city’s finest and healthiest sweet treats, some of the specialties are Nicholas, a sweet and sour dark chocolate cake and Honeycombers, a fluffy strawberry flavored cake among a host of other options. If you’re really looking for something weird, then try their fried chicken cornbread cake.
- Location: Kallang Bahru, Geylang, Singapore
- Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. close on Sunday
- Average cost: from INR 1,500 for a box of 6 cupcakes