The Singapore 7 Days Itinerary For First Time Travellers

7 Days Singapore Itinerary

Welcome to Singapore! Guess you made a wise choice, spending 7 days in Singapore. In this 7 Days itinerary, you will get to explore popular tourist attractions as well as enjoy the local food to your heart content.

Why do we say this?

You ask many of your friends or Singaporean friends, what do they miss about Singapore?

Food! Is the most common answers to that. Not Sentosa, not Universal Studio.

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Singapore in 7 Days Itinerary - Day 1

​Morning - Merlion Park

Visit the Merlion Park

Afternoon - Garden's By the Bay

Head over to Garden's By the Bay where this is the #1 most visited attraction in Singapore. Here you have the Cloud Forest, Flower Dome and the Supertree Grove.

Evening - Marina Bay Sands Skypark

You can head over to Marina Bay Sands Skypark to get a panoramic view of the city centre.

Optional - Singapore Flyer

If you have time, you can head to Singapore Flyer which is 15 - 20mins stroll from Marina Bay Sands.

Recommended Local Food - Lau Pa Sat

Before you start your day at the Merlion Park, you can head to Lau Pa Sat, one of Singapore's popular food centre in the financial district. Do try to avoid the weekday lunch hours. The madness is overwhelming!

During the evening, there will be more outdoor tables and plenty of BBQ food like satay, sting rays etc.

Singapore in 7 Days Itinerary - Day 2

Morning to Afternoon - Singapore Zoo

If you are a animal lover and love the wildlife, you should visit the Singapore Zoo. Many interactions and animal shows at the Zoo!

Evening - Night Safari

Night Safari is just beside the Singapore Zoo. Once you are done with Singapore Zoo, head over to Night Safari for another different experience of wildlife. Night Safari starts at 7pm.

Optional - River Safari

If you have time in the afternoon, you can try to explore the river safari. But it is not advisable to do 3 parks in 1 day. It will be a very tiring day.

Recommended Local Food - Ang Mo Kio Blk 724 Food Centre

One of the many hawker centres in Singapore, Ang Mo Kio Food Centre is also a popular option for the locals. 

Here you can experience the local scene, how they spend their morning with very affordable food.

Before you head to the Zoo, you will need to take a public bus from Ang Mo Centre Bus interchange. The food centre is only 10 mins walk away. Why not have your breakfast before heading to the Zoo/​

Singapore in 7 Days Itinerary - Day 3

Morning - Botanical Garden

Best time to visit a garden is the morning where the air seems fresher.

Afternoon - Orchard Road

You have to visit Orchard for our local shopping scene. This is where most luxury brands are gathered. If you are a shopaholic, this is a recommended place to visit.  

Afternoon | Evening - Chinatown


If you just want to shelf shopping for another day, it is a good opportunity to visit Chinatown. 

Recommended Local Food - Chinatown Food Street


Located along Smith street, Chinatown Food Street is a popular tourist food choice.

Beside Smith Street, there is a Chinatown Food Centre where the affordable food options are. It is located at the 2nd level of the building.  

If you are there at the afternoon before 5pm, take a look at the Chinatown Food Centre.

In the evening, you can explore the Food Street.​

Singapore in 7 Days Itinerary - Day 4

Morning - Universal Studio Singapore


The #1 most visited attraction in Singapore. Be sure to be there first thing in the morning so that you can complete most of the theme within 1 day. 

There is a fireworks show during the evening. Usually it happens around 8pm. Do check the information beforehand.​

Evening - Vivo City

One of the Singapore largest shopping mall, but they usually close at 9pm. If you end your day early from the theme park, go over to Vivo City for a relax evening. Many dinner options to choose from.

Recommended Local Food - Seah Im Food Centre

Another popular food centre. It has several food menus like Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodle, Chicken Rice, Char Kway Teow etc.

Get your breakfast fix before heading in to Sentosa.

Singapore in 7 Days Itinerary - Day 5 & 6

This 2 days will be fully on the Sentosa Island. Because there are more than 15 attractions to choose from. Get the Sentosa Fun Pass and choose your attractions.

List of Sentosa Attractions

Singapore in 7 Days Itinerary - Day 7

You have covered most of Singapore's attraction, it is time to have some shopping right?

So where are the best places to shop in Singapore. ​

Bugis

Changi Airport

Electronic Gadgets

IMM - Jurong

Orchard Road

Vivo City

About the author

Kakees

Hello, I am Don. Currently based overseas. And when I am abroad, I am surprised to hear that a lot overseas friends say that Singapore is expensive. But actually, it is not that expensive. Just a little bit of research and planning, you can travel to Singapore at an affordable budget.