Interesting City Tours To Try In Singapore

Singapore is one of the most attractive destination in Asia which will not at all fail to surprise you. Avail the Singapore Holiday Tour Packages as it gives you amazing deals and discounts while you are travelling in Singapore. Make yourself a part of the many tours in Singapore to explore the destination in a better way. Here are the best city tours we recommend for you:

1. Singapore Night Tour

Singapore looks amazing during night hence visiting some of the ideal locations like Gardens by the bay, Marina Bay Sands sky-park, River Cruise when they are illuminated with lights is a different feeling altogether. This night tour lasts for three hours and thirty minutes, with a knowledgeable guide and a display of the music and light show.

2. Hop On Hop Off Tour

On this tour, you can go sightseeing at your own pace and choose either a 24 hour or a 48 hour ticket, while you continue enjoying the vibrancy of the city through two bus routes. There’s also a narration about all the sights while you are on open-top double Decker bus. Depending on your route, the buses run every 15-20 minutes.

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3. Singapore’s Chinatown Trishaw Night Tour

Experience the vibrant evening hours of Central Singapore through a four hour Chinatown tour via trishaw and a riverboat. You would also be given the help of a local guide as you would walk in through the traditional Chinese Market, learn about the history of Chinatown, cruise along Singapore river and admire the skyline of the city. Last but by no ways the least, a Chinese dinner at a local restaurant is a major plus.

4. Singapore Hawker Center Food Tour

Foodies would surely love being on this tour as you go on a three hour tasting tour, visit the neighborhoods and get a chance to learn and experiment the rich culinary history  of Singapore. The highlight of this tour however is when you get to sample local specialties that are inspired by Chinese and Malaysian cuisine.

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Your Singapore Trip From Mumbai is surely going to be an amazing one if you wish to make yourself a part of these tours.

Here’s Why You Should Add Russia In Your Bucket-list This Year

Still making plans to choose a country you would visit in 2019? Avail the Russia Tour Packages and set out for Russia Tour which would welcome you with its rich history, art and architecture leaving you impressed. That’s not all though; here are a list of reasons why you need to put Russia right on top of your travel plans this year.

1. Art and Museums:

Russia is home to some of the finest museums which houses the largest collection of modern and contemporary Russian art. St Hermitage Museum, with it’s art would occupy most of your time and still it would be only one part of the art which you would get to witness here. You can also head down to Moscow Museum of Modern Arts which is the first Russian state museum featuring art works from the 20th and 21st century. If you are in Moscow, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts would welcome you with collections from ancient to modern times.

2. The Untouched Nature:

Russia is quite a gigantic country and that is one of the prime reason why many travelers head down to Siberia. Siberia is home to Altai Mountains which are a complex system of high mountains in the Siberian ridges and separated by deep river valleys and extensive canyons. Wild-life lovers would not shy away from visiting Altai National Reserve and Katunskiy National Reserve to spot snow leopards and Altai Arghali.

3. Music and Dance:

You would be thoroughly entertained on your Russia Holiday when you get to see the world famous ballet dancers performing in front of you. If you are interested in literature and plays, there are theaters which might do justice to your choices. Think that you have been missing out on an exciting nightlife? Fret Not! Russia has all the answers to what you might be seeking.

4. Russian Winter:

Winters in Russia are no ordinary winters that you experience in other parts of the world. During winters, Russia looks like a dreamy destination straight out of a fairy-tale. Going far away north might also introduce you to the Northern Lights. Many cities in Russia like Moscow celebrate a Winter Festival which begins in December and continues till late January.

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India To Have No Selfie Zone On All Tourist Spots

Did you know? India ranks on top when it comes to the number of deaths that happen while taking selfies. Keeping these disturbing stats and the trend of selfies in mind, the government has decided to create no selfie zones across all tourist locations in India.

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All Union Territories and States have been asked to identify the tourist spots which are prone to selfie deaths which would be later marked as “no-selfie zones”. The government has also asked the local administration to take all the pre-cautionary measures and to discourage all the tourists from clicking selfies at dangerous spots.

This announcement has come due to the recent rise of fatal accidents which have been caused while capturing the perfect moment. In a worldwide research in 2018, there have been a total of 159 selfie deaths recorded in India which puts India at the forefront, more than any other country in the six year period.

Recently, Mumbai Police has identified 16 no selfie zones near beaches and forts. There are various other kinds of campaigns and smart slogans which are being raised to make the tourists aware of the rising deaths.

Recently, a travel blogging couple died while taking a selfie in Yosemite National Park. The bodies of the couple, Vishnu and Meenakshi who hailed from India was found in a steep rocky area beneath the lookout point, which is famous for beautiful views of the valley. According to BBC, Taft Point is famous for proposals and romantic photos.

As per the latest developments, the state governments have been asked to spread the awareness via social media campaigns.

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Japanese Culture Classes You Should Check Out In Tokyo!

If you are planning a Japan Tour anytime soon, avail the Japan Packages which gives you a chance to stay like a local by indulging in some of the most amazing cultural classes, you yourself would love to be a part. Each of these classes would leave a lasting impression on you and reflect a certain part of the Japanese culture you would keep in your memories for long.

1. Calligraphy

If you are fond of calligraphy or always wanted to learn this art then there are not one but many institutions and classes which give you a chance to learn calligraphy. Giving you Japanese calligraphy lessons, these calligraphy centers and workshops teaches you calligraphy of almost every kind, right from geometrical beauty to cats and foxes.

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2. Japanese Cooking

Foodies can always enroll themselves into various types of Japanese cooking when they are in Tokyo. Seasonal Japanese cuisine, Tsukiji Cooking, Cooking at home kitchen and cooking with family are some of the best kinds of cooking classes in which you can enroll yourself. These cooking studios will not only present you with the best of Japanese cuisine but also be a good learning experience.

3. Cultivating Bonsai

Learn the aesthetic art of cultivating Bonsai when you are in Tokyo. This aesthetic art is celebrated by all the artists and laypersons who are in Japan. There is also a bonsai art museum which attracts many tourists and learning the art of creating bonsai, taking care of it and nurturing it well would be one of the best things that would attract you.

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4. Kimono Dressing

With the help of professional dressers, you would get a chance to wear a beautiful kimono which has it’s origin and tradition from Japanese dyeing and weaving. Since kimono is versatile, the same kimono can be worn in multiple ways with minor adjustments. There are various activities which you can be a part of to get a hand of this unique experience.

5. Japanese Language

If you have ever wanted to learn Japanese, this is the best time to learn when you are visiting Tokyo. There are not one but many coaching classes which would help you get familiar with everything Japanese. Be a part of any one of these coaching and workshop classes if are eager to learn Japanese.

 

Cheers to Iceland’s Beer Spa!

The next time you are on an Iceland Tour, do not forget to add Iceland’s Beer Spa into your itinerary. Do not consider this to be any regular spa treatment, Beer Spa might fancy all the beer lovers but here is everything which you ought to know about this latest entrée into the Iceland’s spa scenes.

You have to lie down in a bathtub filled with beer, water, hops and yeast for 25 minutes and then you would be sent to relaxation room where you have to let yourself loose for another 25 minutes. The effects of yeast are very beneficial and when you go under beer bath, wherein you bathe in both young as well as live beer yeast without showering it off until a few hours, it begins to give a powerful effect on the body as well as the skin.

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There are seven tubs that can accommodate upto 14 people in one hour. There is no age limit as such; however it depends on you if you wish to go alone or with someone. Children below the age of 16 years have to be accompanied by an adult. Consider this treatment to be both cleansing of the skin as well as having a positive effect on health.

Curved wooden tubs, fresh beer, amazing setting( perched on the edge of Eyjafjordur Fjord), good skin –what else would one need on a vacation? Book you Iceland Tour Package now!

A Foodie’s Guide to Singapore

If you are visiting Singapore anytime soon, you need to make sure that you do not miss out on all the amazing tourist destinations which this place has to offer. However, being a foodie, there are some of the most iconic places which you need to visit to satiate your taste buds with good food and indulge into an experience like never before. Avail the Singapore Holiday Tour Packages and head to Singapore to make the most of your gastronomical affair

1. Chinatown Food Walk

Chinatown Food Walk is a four hour food walk that takes place on Tuesdays. In this food walk, you get an amazing opportunity to sample some of the popular as well as most unique Singaporean Chinese traditional street food. The entire street and it’s food is a perfect embodiment and reflection of the Chinese diaspora in Singapore. You would be briefed about this food walk before it begins.

2. Hawker Discovery

One of the most bustling marketplace of Singapore, Hawker Discovery is indeed the heart to the food scenario of Singapore. Introduce yourself to some of the most relishing hawker centers you would fall in love with. Apart from just tasting these local delicacies, you can learn the process of these Singaporean dishes.

3. Wet Market Adventure

Wet Market Adventure will introduce you to Little India which is all about the dozens of food stalls that the market has to offer. Make your way down to the Wet Market for breakfast and you would end up leaving this place by indulging in a scrumptious lunch. If you are fond of spices, do not forget to visit the several spice stalls that are lined up.

4. Makan Makan Food Tour @ Kampong Glam

This food tour is definitely one of the most amazing food tour which you would come across in Singapore that lasts for as long as three hours. Right from sweet snacks, curry puff and samosas to Murtabak and NasiPandang, you are in for a treat of rich aromas and delectable pleasures.

5. Sins and Salvation- A Geylang Food Walk

The total duration of this tour is for four hours which takes place on Fridays and takes you straight into the rich past of Geylang where you get a chance to sample the ethnicity of Singapore which are a total delight. This is perhaps one of those markets in Singapore which never sleeps.

Avail the Singapore Malaysia Tour Packages and you can also refer to some of our combination packages like Singapore Malaysia Thailand Tours with Flamingo Transworld and head to Singapore for an experience you would live for an entire lifetime.

Beautiful Spots in Sri-Lanka You Should Explore On Your Next Holiday

Planning to visit Sri-Lanka anytime soon? Make sure you avail the Holiday Packages and head to Sri-Lanka which is a perfect amalgamation of all the important things a tourist would ever crave for.

Here we tell you about a list of beautiful spots in Sri-Lanka which you should consider visiting on your Sri Lanka Tour.

1.Ramoda Waterfalls:

Ramoda Waterfalls are one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Sri Lanka. It is the 11th highest waterfall in the tea country on an altitude of 945 meters above the sea level. Sometimes the waterfall form 2 tributaries of the same river which may form twin waterfalls very close to each other as the water spills down cliffs and rocks. one can witness the beautiful sight at the Pussellawa area of Nuwara Eliya, at the Ramboda Pass.

2. Adam’s Peak:

Adam’s Peak is a diverse biological site and a common pilgrimage for all the ones who believe firmly in Buddhism. It is said that after an ascent of 2243 metes you would find the footprint of Buddha. This tall pointed mountain is worth the climb after which you can get to see mind-blowing landscape and a sunrise you would surely not forget for a long time.

3. Bentota:

Bentota is surely going to be a paradise for the ones who consider living their lives by the beach. This coastal town has beaches, luxury hotels and beauty in the most pure form which you would witness here. You can either spend your day soaking in the sun at the Bentota Beach or visit Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. If you have a quaint for religious sites and water sports, Bentota would take care of that too.

4. Kandy:

Kandy is located on a plateau and is surrounded by central highland mountains. You can visit Kandy to explore the Sinhalese Culture and especially during the Esala Perahera Festival which takes place during the summer months. You can also visit the 4th century Temple of Tooth which has its own share of religious importance.

5. Galle:

Apart from the famous cricket stadium, Galle is full of charming Dutch-era villas and delightful seaside views. On your tour to this well preserved colonial city, you would come across the largest remaining seafront which was built by the Europeans. Natural Harbour and St Mary’s Cathedral are some of the other iconic places in Galle.

6. Yala National Park:

Yala National Park introduces itself as the home to the highest concentration of leopards in the world and an important sanctuary for Sri-Lankan Elephants and aquatic birds. While there are high chances for you to spot the leopards, you can also make yourself familiar with the monkeys, crocodiles and other critters.

7. Polonnaruwa:

Some of the best examples of Sinhalese art and architecture are found in Polonnaruwa in the form of well-preserved tombs, temples, statues and other archaeological sites. Earlier, this place was a capital of the island and a major commercial and religious hub.

Avail the Sri Lanka Holiday Tour Packages to make the most of your trip and explore the best of destination with Flamingo Travels.

The Opening Of Zootopia In Shanghai Will Be A Delight For All The Disney Lovers

If you are a hardcore Disney fan, you might soon have to plan your trip to China. Shanghai Disney Resort has announced plans for the first ever Zootopia themed land at any Disney park.

There is no clear indication of the opening date yet but the construction for the same is all set to begin later this year. “Guests will be invited to experience the mammalian metropolis of Zootopia ‘where anyone can be anything,’ with a new major attraction that will seamlessly blend Disney storytelling and state-of-the-art technology to bring this fan-favorite movie and its characters to life — including Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde,” said Disney’s Zootopia official announcement.

Since Zootopia was a huge success in China and broke many box office records, it is very much obvious that the theme park would be an instant hit among-st all the ones who have a strange fascination towards the Disney characters.

Apart from Zootopia, the park had earlier announced their plans for Toy-Story Themed Land followed which joined their existing line up of Adventure Isle, Fantasy land, Gardens of Imagination and Tomorrow land.

This new major attraction would be a huge boost to the tourist industry with major state of the art technologies bringing it’s characters back to life.

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Get set for the brand new entertainment, merchandise, food and beverages to completely immerse yourself in this Academy-Award winning animated movie. China Holiday Tour Packages surely promises a holiday full of excitement.

Chicago’s Temperature Gets Colder than North Pole and Other Parts of Mars

In a mind-blowing turn of events, Chicago received temperatures of -46 degree Celsius making it not only colder than Alaska and Siberia but also other parts of Mars. In case, you considered zero degrees to be the coldest you could ever experience, the weather gods in Chicago are all set to welcome everyone with winter chills and thrills.

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The reason behind this news is the Polar Vortex, a wind system centered around  North Pole but has shifted southwards this year, covering North America in a thick thick layer of snow.

This temperature is the coldest that has ever been recorded in the city and the residents or tourists are leaving no stone upturned to ensure that it turns out to be a memorable winter for everyone. Coffee when splashed in air is turning into ice, railway tracks are being set on fire (yes! You read that right) for the smooth functioning of the railways. Stepping out of the house for more than five minutes can lead to frostbites. Moreover, there are a new set of thieves in the city who are robbing people off their down coat.

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As interesting as this might sound, this indicates the risk of global warming. Schools and universities have been closed, flights and trains have been cancelled and the day to day life has been heavily disturbed.

This summer plan your USA holiday tour packages with Flamingo Transworld and explore these snow covered places in bridge colors on a sunny day.

New Zealand’s Tourist Tax To Be Expected This Year

New-Zealand is one of those destinations which every tourist plans to visit. If you are someone who has been planning a New-Zealand Tour, it’s time you get going with your plans by availing the New Zealand Tour Packages as New-Zealand government is all set to introduce tourism tax this year.

The introduction of Tourism Tax means that travelling to one of the most beautiful part of the world is set to get expensive. The tax will range from 25-35 NZD and will be applicable to all the international tourists who would be staying for 12 months or less. The tourist tax would be implemented from the second half of 2019 and the ones who would be exempted from this tourist tax would be the short-haul visitors from Pacific Island Forum Countries and Australia plus children under the age of two and those tourists who would be visiting New-Zealand on specific visas.

The tax would be collected through ESTA style visa system and the money that would be collected would help in the funding for infrastructure and conservation. The government of New Zealand is accepting public opinions on the tax rule till July 15 and a decision regarding the same would be expected in September.

All in all if New Zealand Tour is on your mind then it’s time you make your way down to this beautiful country.