Singapore Merlion with Skypark during Sunset | One day in Singapore | Singapore day one itinerary

Discover exclusive Singapore attractions on the very first day of Singapore tourism. I have emphasized on top tourist places of Singapore in Day 1 itinerary as sometimes the businesspersons are unable to manage more time after completing their work. This will definitely pique you to wander around the landmarks of Singapore.

When I traveled to Singapore for the first time, I missed some important places due to the shortage of time but when I got another opportunity to be there, I explored the nonpareil beauty of this country.

Although you are a solo traveler or accompanied by friends or family, you would love to visit Singapore and discover must-see attractions.

A perfect Singapore day one itinerary

Singapore Marina Bay Area

Start your first day by exploring the Singapore Marina Bay area which is one of the top 10 attractions in Singapore. Beautiful surroundings, casinos, restaurants, hotels, and skyscrapers of Marina Bay are worth visiting when you travel to Singapore. The casino fans and shopping lovers prefer to spend their leisure time here.

Top Tourist Attractions around Marina Bay Sands


Singapore day one itinerary - Marina bay skypark, artscience museum, singapore flyer, marina bay sands casino

Marina Bay SkyPark Get directions on Google Map

A marvelous park area, that is built on the top of 3 massive skyscrapers. You can enjoy the amazing views of Singapore from the top of 57 levels, dive in the world’s largest iconic SkyPark Infinity Pool in the sunlight, Eat, drink, relax and capture your sparkling moments at Sands SkyPark.

Don’t forget to use your photography skills at Observation Deck to include a glimpse of Singapore’s breathtaking views in your mesmerizing photographs.

ArtScience Museum Get directions on Google Map

The first-ever museum is designed by amazingly that one could take it as a perfect place from the perspective of science, art, culture & beauty. This museum is situated on the waterfront surrounding Marina Bay Sands and is famous for its incredible exhibitions. The opening hours of the ArtScience Museum Singapore are from 10:00 to 22:00.

Marina Bay Sands Casino Get directions on Google Map

A large place, with more than 500 gaming tables, 2500 gaming machines, where you can play and enjoy with other casino lovers. While this casino is a favorite place for gamers, many Singapore visitors love to explore it for fun and to watch others playing with intense strategies.

Singapore Flyer Get directions on Google Map

While being in Singapore, you can experience one of the world’s largest observation wheels, Singapore Flyer which is an iconic Singapore attraction and even taller than the London Eye. You can have a ride of 30 minutes to look at the dazzling view of Singapore landmarks from the top of this observation wheel.

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Merlion Park Get directions on Google Map

The Merlion is considered as an “Icon of Singapore” which symbolizes the strength & prosperity of Singapore. You have probably heard about the Merlion as it’s one of the major tourist attractions. This mythical creature Merlion has a half-fish and half-lion body which has significance in the history of Singapore.

Singapore day one itinerary- Merlion Park

The iconic Merlion statue has 8.6 meters height and 70 tonnes weight. It looks wonderful while spouting water from its mouth. You must visit inside the Merlion if you want to see the head and mouth structure from inside.

Interestingly, when you buy the Merlion ticket, you get a Merlion coin that resembles to a gold coin. You can ring the bell of luck inside the mouth of Merlion as it is believed that it brings good luck in life.

Keep in mind, sometimes the authorities restrict the entry in the head part of Merlion in case of bad weather. So, if you are visiting on a rainy day you may miss to explore the Merlion icon entirely from inside.

Singapore Cable Car

Don’t miss to have a glimpse of Singapore’s beauty from the cable car. Even you can bring your kids along with you in a cable car as it’s not scary. You can choose Mount Faber Line or Sentosa Line Cable Car.

Singapore day one itinerary- Singapore cable car

Sentosa Line allows you to have panoramic views over sand, sea, and jungle. By opting for this cable car, you can stop at Merlion station, Imbiah Lookout station and Siloso Point station to enjoy myriads of Singapore attractions.

Mount Faber lets you fly above the hill from Faber Peak Singapore, go across the harbor making you enjoy magnificent sights.

Gardens By The Bay Get directions on Google Map

A wonderful huge, colorful, impressive nature park that is worth spending time & money if you visit Singapore. Supertree structures add beauty to the “Gardens By The Bay”. It looks more beautiful at night when it shines with thousands of lights. This garden is a great place for the group of all ages, therefore, Singapore visitors, as well as citizens, love to spend free time there.

Singapore day one itinerary - Gardens by the bay

You can enjoy the stunning views while walking around the garden that covers 250 acres of reclaimed land and you wouldn’t have to pay for it. When you decide to step amongst the Supertrees or climate-controlled conservatories, you would have to spend some of your money.

Hundred of different species of plants and flowers are used to decorate Gardens By The Bay. Grab the opportunity to capture all the wonderful glimpse in your camera and make your Singapore day one itinerary memorable.

Don’t forget to share your experience with me. If you find something more interesting there, do let me and other audience know. I am excited to hear from you and your companion.

Traveller, Blogger, Content Writer, Persistent Learner, and Nature Lover.


  • February 16, 2020

    Great content! Super high-quality! Keep it up! 🙂


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