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East Coast Park Singapore Overview

Trip Starting From: Singapore City

Trip Location: Singapore City

About the Activity: 

  • Get picked up from your hotel at 01.30 PM and reach the tour locality at Singapore.
  • Indulge in this exciting tour of the Changi Chapel and Museum learn about the history of the darkest times of World War II shared by your guide.
  • Drive through the rustic and laid-back Changi Village and witness the soothing side of Singapore unlike the Tampines New Town of present Singapore. 
  • Enjoy learning about the rich cultural heritage of the Malays at the Malay Ethnic Area.
  • End this tour by 05.00 PM in the evening.
  • The tour available on Mondays, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

East Coast Park Singapore Itinerary

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    Begin at Kampong Glam - named after the Gelam Tree which grew in abundance in the 1800s. Once the seat of the old Malay Royalty, it still retains the charm of a bygone era and the influence of the Arab traders.

    Let the guide recount stories of the darker times of World War II as you proceed with your tour to Changi Chapel & Museum. The Museum inspires future generations to appreciate the heroic and inspirational stories that unfolded in Changi.

    A drive through rustic, laid-back Changi Village and pockets of remnants of the British Changi Airbase gives you a chance to see the relaxing side of Singapore providing a contrast to Tampines New Town, a typical heartland township of present day Singapore. Take a walk and mingle with the locals as they go about their daily chores.

    Next travel like the locals using the MRT public transport. Part of the journey runs above ground and journey through many scenic parts of Singapore

Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Transport

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  • Shared Vehicle
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  • Pick up and drop to your hotel is included
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  • Transport and seat and coach basis

Things To Carry

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  • Camera
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  • Hat
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Comfortable footwear

Advisory

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  • Children between 2 to 11 years of age can avail child pricing.
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  • A minimum of 2 people are required for this tour.
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  • Drop off at hotel is not available if MRT option is chosen.

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

East Coast Park Singapore: Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

East Coast Park Singapore: Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

East Coast Park Singapore: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    People Also Ask About East Coast Park Singapore

    1. What is unique about East Coast And Changi? Why is it famous

      The East Coast is the jewel of Singapore and is a beautiful coastline along the ECP or the expressway. This area is famous for a lot of things like the beach, the Kampong Glam which is named after a tree that used to grow here in the1800s.

      This area was also famous for its old Malay Royalty. The East Coast And Changi Sightseeing Tour covers many of these. The entire stretch gives a glimpse of the old-world charm of Singapore blended with the new. On one side is the MRT and on the other is the charming old-school architecture.

    2. What is East Coast And Changi?

      Based in Singapore, the East Coast And Changi are two areas of the city-state. An East Coast And Changi Sightseeing Tour will help you to cover both the parts. There is also the East Coast Park that comprises both the beach and park along with the areas of Bedok, Tampines, etc.

      Starting way back in the 1970s, the government took over the land that existed along the coast. Changi is an area that is geographically located in the Tanah Merah area. It has its borders with both Pasir Ris and Tampines. The bay falls on the southern side of the area.

    3. Where is East Coast And Changi?

      Both of these areas are located in the city-state of Singapore. This area is famous for a lot of things like the beach, the Kampong Glam which is named after a tree that used to grow here in the1800s.

      There are plenty of tours operating from here for people who want to enjoy the yesteryear charm of this so-modern city today!

    4. How to reach the East Coast And Changi from Singapore airport?

      There are a lot of tourists who prefer to head straight from the airport to Changi village or even the East Coast as both are located rather close to the airport.

      Bus: One of the easiest options for doing so is taking the line 36 bus via Changi Airport PTB2. It will take you about 35 minutes to reach the bus.

      Taxi: If you take a taxi, it would take you about 10 minutes to reach the area.

      MRT: This is the subway or metro train. They have multiple lines running and you have to see the map at the Changi Airport MRT station to catch it.

      You can take the East Coast And Changi Sightseeing Tour and enjoy the sightseeing before checking into your hotel.

    5. What is there to do in the East Coast?

      East Coast Park has a lot of interesting things to do and on top of the list should be biking along the coast. You can get bikes, cycles, scooter, skates, etc. for hire or simply take a walk. A good way to spend a couple of hours.

      Apart from this, you have the option to indulge in some water sports along the bay like boating or kayaking. Then there are also a lot of eateries and roadside stalls along the bay which add to the attractions for all the foodies.

    6. Are there any dining options available in the East Coast and Changi?

      Yes, there are a lot of dining options here you can enjoy the flavors of Singapore. One of them is the Imperial Treasure Cantonese Restaurant that provides a range of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies that are local and so fresh.

      Then there is the La Cantina which offers a range of pizzas and pasta for those who want something different. Pranakorn is the place to go to if you are looking for a lot of local options that are fresh and tasty. Changi Village seafood is a must-try for both tourists and locals.

    7. What is the best time to visit East Coast and Changi in Singapore?

      Ideally, you should avoid going during the peak afternoon hours because it is very sunny then and you would not be able to enjoy the East Coast. For the Changi Village, you can also visit during the morning hours, have lunch and then head to the EC during the later part of the day.

      Doing so will give you the benefit of enjoying both the destinations. Do remember to carry your sunshades and hat so that you can enjoy both places.

    8. What are the attractions to see on the East Coast and Changi?

      There are a lot of attractions and interesting things on the East Coast and Changi. Some of these include Animal Lovers League, the Sandcastle which is located at the East Coast Park. Then there is also the Changi museum Singapore where you can learn about the history of the country

      This area is famous for a lot of things like the beach, the Kampong Glam which is named after a tree that used to grow here in the1800s. This area was also famous for its old Malay Royalty.

    9. What is Changi Village and Changi Chapel and Museum?

      The Changi museum Singapore takes the visitors through the history of Singapore and how it suffered the brinks of the Second World War. In particular, the Japanese occupation of Singapore is covered in this museum.

      Alongside, the Changi village gives you a glimpse of what this quiet seaside village used to be once upon a time. The village is situated in the southern-eastern part of the city and is very close to the airport. Both of these places should be on your must-visit list if you want to reminiscence the older charm of Singapore

    10. What are the modes of transport available to reach East Coast and Changi?

      There are multiple modes of transport available for tourists who prefer to head straight from the airport to Changi village or even the East Coast as both are located rather close to the airport.

      Bus: One of the easiest options for doing so is taking the line 36 bus via Changi Airport PTB2. It will take you about 35 minutes to reach from the bus.

      Taxi: If you take a taxi, it would take you about 10 minutes to reach the area.

      MRT: This is the subway or metro train. They have multiple lines running and you have to see the map at the Changi Airport MRT station to catch it.

    11. What are the tips before visiting the East Coast and Changi?

      Singapore is a hot and humid city but the East Coast and Changi are relatively cooler as they are closer to the beach. It is advised that you wear light, summery clothing and carry your sunshades with you. Do carry sunblock to prevent the tan or getting a sunburn.

      Comfortable shoes are suggested. Take a guide route from the airport or any of the MRTs so that you can move around comfortably without waiting to ask for directions.

    12. Is there any pick-up and drop facility available in the tour?

      This would depend on the tour. Most of the tours have a fixed point from where the trip starts and ends. You can simply head to the location and start the trip from there.

      However, some tours offer the pickup facility and you can pay a little extra for it. If possible, it is suggested that you get yourself picked from the hotel or find a tour that offers the service.

    13. What are the other inclusions in the package?

      Different tours will include different kinds of destinations in the package. For instance, some tours start at Kampong Glam and the guides will take you through the different periods or eras of Singapore, talking about what happened in the yesteryears and narrating heroic tales.

      Usually the Changi Chapel & Museum is also covered in the tour as it takes the visitors through the historic past of the country. You will enjoy many parts of East Coast Singapore also including a walk and mingling with the locals in Changi Village.

    14. Are pets allowed inside the Changi Chapel and the museum?

      Pets are not allowed inside the Changi Chapel and museum. Unless you are visiting with a guide dog or suffer from some kind of disability, pets will not be allowed inside the museum.

      Again, it is suggested that you connect with the museum before the visit if you are going with a guide dog.

    15. Is it allowed to take photographs inside Changi Chapel and the museum?

      Photography is not allowed inside the Changi Chapel and museum and the galleries. Some people do take wedding photos at the Chapel and outside the museum.

      But this is subject to approval from the museum management and one has to apply for the same.

    16. Is it an enjoyable place for kids? Will they enjoy it?

      This is a museum that is dedicated to the history of Singapore. And if your children are interested in history then they will enjoy the visit. However, do remember this is not a place that very young children might really enjoy.

    17. Are there any baby care centers so that I can leave my children?

      There are no baby care centers in the Changi Chapel and the museum. However, there are a few options around the area. It is suggested that if you want to visit the museum with a very young child or infant, then carry some activity for them to do.
      You can then take turns with your spouse or partner in enjoying the many activities of the museum.

    18. How long does it take to explore the East Coast and Changi?

      East Coast Singapore alone has a lot to offer and along with Changi the duration of the tour ranges from 3.5-4.5 hours.

      Some people enjoy covering both the areas on their own instead of taking a tour — so this way they have more leisure time at hand. But if you want to pack in a lot of action in a limited time, then it is advised that you opt for a tour.

    19. Will there be any English guide on the tour?

      Yes, there are English guides available for the tour. In fact, most of the locals are also fluent in English so you don’t have to worry.

      There are tour guides available for Chinese and other languages on request — but most of the tours are conducted by English speaking guides.

    20. What are the things to carry while visiting East Coast and Changi?

      There are a few essentials that you must carry with you. Singapore is a hot and humid city but the East Coast and Changi are relatively cooler. Even then do carry some wet tissues with you. It is advised that you wear light, summery clothing and carry your sunshades with you.

      Do carry sunblock to prevent the tan or getting a sunburn. Comfortable shoes are suggested. Take a guide route from the airport or any of the MRTs so that you are able to move around comfortably without waiting to ask for directions.

    21. Will the tickets to different sightseeing attractions be covered on the tour?

      All of the sightseeing places are covered under the tour. You don’t have to pay for separate tickets or buy one for your family and you.

      However, it is still recommended that you check on these details with the travel expert or tour agent with whom you are making a booking.

    22. How much is the ticket to Changi Chapel and Museum?

      The adult ticket cost for the Changi museum Singapore ticket price is about 8SGD which includes an audio guide. The ticket price for the child is 4SGD. The ticket costs are often born by the tour operator.

    23. What are the attractions to see in the Changi Chapel and Museum?

      At the museum, one gets an education about some of the horrifying and some heroics that happened during the war in Singapore. One can also go through the complete collection of books along with the POW experience which is available at the museum shop.

      The museum has more than 5,000 records of the country during the Japanese Occupation. Along with this, there is also a chapel where people get married.

    24. Can we eat inside the museum?

      Food is not allowed inside the museum area. You are not allowed to eat inside the museum galleries and premises. However, there are plenty of good eateries around the museum which includes The Bark Cafe.

      If you are carrying baby food with you, it is advised that you head to the baby care room and feed them there. Being strict about such laws, it is best to avoid feeding anywhere in the gallery.

    25. What are the operating hours of the Changi Chapel and Museum?

      The usual operating hours for the Changi Chapel and Museum are from 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM. The museum was shut from January 1, 2019, for renovation purposes and is expected to open on April 2, 2020.

    26. Is Wheelchair and baby chair available in the Changi Chapel and Museum?

      To ensure the museums are elder-friendly and kids-friendly, the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth asked the Changi Chapel & Museum others to undergo revamps so that they became more accessible.

      Considering the museum is undergoing renovation, it would be equipped with wheelchair-friendly access and also have broader passageways along with the lift.

    27. Are there any different prices for kids and senior citizens for visiting the museum?

      Considering the museum was closed since the past year, there is no announcement yet of separate prices for the senior citizen tickets. However, the Changi museum Singapore ticket price was priced at 4SGD earlier.

      Considering the importance the government gives to older citizens, it is likely the price for the tickets for senior citizens would be lower too.

    28. How long does it take to explore museums?

      If you are just exploring the museum alone and not taking the entire tour then about 1-2 hours is sufficient to cover the same. This largely depends on your interest in history and the kind of time you want to spend inside the museum.

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