Getting in Touch With Nature

Singapore is blessed with a good landscape and lush greeneries. Despite the modernization and infrastructure, you will notice that plants are ever present here. This is good news for nature lovers. If you love nature, there are many parks and nature reserves that you can trek through.


You can begin by visiting:

MacRitchie Nature Trail

If you want to visit MacRitchie Nature Trail, you should head to MacRitchie Reservoir Park. The trail is open from 7am to 7pm every day. Admission is free. You can contact them through (+65) 6468-5736.

Here, you can experience trekking through the rainforest. Aside from the nature trail, there’s HSBC TreeTop Walk. Drinking fountains, pontoon and kiosks are provided to ensure you have a good time here.

Mount Faber

Mount Faber is open every day from 8:45am to 10pm. Admission is free in Mount Faber however you have to pay for rides (cable car). Adults should pay S$26 while children need to pay S$15. You can contact them through (+65) 6270-8855 or 6377-9688.

If you are planning a romantic getaway or a simple leisure excursion with friends, The Jewel Box @ Mount Faber is the perfect place. The place provides bars, restaurants and retail shops. If you want a stroll, you should head to Faber Point.

Hort Park

Hort Park lies in Hyderabad Road. They are open from 6am to 10pm daily. Admission is free. You can contact them through (+65) 6471-5601.

Hort Park links Telok Blangah Park and Kent Ridge Park. The park boasts of the Bamboo Labyrinth, Butterfly Garden, Floral Walk and Recycling Garden. They offer recreation, gardening and research.

Chinese Gardens

Chinese Gardens are open every day from 6am to 11pm. The admission is free. You can contact them through (+65) 6261-3632.

If you are wondering what was ancient China like, you should head to the Chinese Gardens. The gardens, architecture and landscaping was modelled after the Chinese imperial palace. You will surely enjoy the tranquil environment with the presence of pagodas, plants and stream.