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JAIN VEGETARIAN INDIAN FAMILY/COUPLE TRIP TO SINGAPORE AND PHUKET
Trip in January-feburary 2016. 8 nights 9 days.
Total cost on twin sharing basis (in INR) is 150k- (30k flight+ 13.5k per person+ 16k
per person Singapore+ 15k phuket in patong) from Udaipur, INDIA to Singapore and
phuket
Flight 30k inr
(udaipur to Hyderabad- indigo.
Hyderabad to Singapore. Malaysian airlines.
Singapore to phuket- airasia
Phuket to Hyderabad- Malaysian
Hyderabad to Udaipur- air india)
Hotel 27k
81 dickson 3500 per night 4 night in singapore
Amata 1600 per night 2 night in phuket
Privilege residence 5200 per night 2 night in patong, phuket
Police: 999, Tourist helpline Tel: (65) 6736 6622
Quality Service Manager: 1800-736 6638 Tourist Information Hotline: 1800-736 2000

TIME
7 am
9 AM

DESC. Day 1 Monday singapore


Our Flight landed in morning . Take USD with you.
Exchange at airport the amount you need for taxi
only. Rest currency exchange at Mustafa (near Little
India/Farrer Park area)
Take taxi from airport to little india. It will cost 20
SGD approx only. You dont want to walk with
luggage 500 mtr. From station to hotel. Take free
maps on airport.
HOTEL 81 DICKSON check inn. (whatever hotel you
choose, make sure it is near to MRT either farrer park
or little india or bugis preferably in order because
veg food is near to farrer park and little india. Our
hotel was 500 mtr to MRT which caused little
inconvinience.)

AMOUNT

20-30 SGD taxi

hotel cost around


60-100 SGD min.
per night

30 sgd for 3 days.


10 refund on

1 pm

1 pm

2 pm

3 pm

5 pm
7 45 or 8 45

Buy e-z link white card


for taking public transport like mrt and bus. Buy
them at any mrt station. Travelling via mrt and bus is
free thru this card. You can get to almost every
tourist place using public transport.
Buy sim from 7/11 store. 1 local sims singtel with
3g net connection and loaded up with 10sgd india
calling or asia calling card. This is enough for a week
of reasonable calling. Remember to load the sim in
the store itself and ask the vendor to activate sim
and internet before you move away. Even if u dont
buy sim, hotels has wifi good enough for calling.
For buying tours, we have to walk a lot. Pls
ask nearby stores for more suggestions.
1. New effect pte ltd.
448, serangoon road #02-02, Singapore
Farrer park MRT exit H.
Open: 0930-1800, +6562913991.
2. star tours, little india.
buy your 2 day USS+ sentosa island.
vouchers at a discount from local indian vendor or
go through asiatravel website.
Also, if u r interested in singapore flyer+marina
skypark+gardens by the bay, buy from here. These
give you same tickets on discount price.
marina bay sands skylark hotel. Great view
only.
Buy ticket online ONE DAY before or same day from
Marina bay sands box offices, artscience museum
lobby, concierge desk, hotel lobby tower 1, retail
concierge, the shoppes l1, skypark ticketing counter,
tower 3 b1, theatres, the shoppes b1.
Singapore flyer. Slow moving flyer for view of city.
Take taxi to direct reach to dome(recommended
if u r not in position to walk 20 min) or
Reach bayfront mrt. Take exit b. Follow underground
link way. Exit and cross dragonfly bridge or meadow
bridge to gardens. 15 min walk.
gardens by the bay
flower dome first then cloud dome. Hour each for
each dome. Then utilize waiting time for show by
doing- sky walk at supergroove trees for 5sgd.
free light sound show at gardens.

returning card.

12 SGD

139 SGD original


price.
u can get around
120-125 in little
china.

20 SGD APPROX
(GREAT VIEW
FROM TOP)

20 SGD APPROX.
(nice yet
SKIPPABLE)

25+20 SGD FOR


EACH DOME.

pm
8 or 930 pm

At 10, bayfront avenue station free laser light and


sound show. In the marina shoppees mall opposite
gardens by the bay.

TIME

DESC. Tuesday day2 (universal studios)

AMOUNT

We took the MRT going to Vivo City which is the gateway mall to
Universal Studios Singapore. Take monorail. Do not walk as you
have to walk a lot inside. halt at waterfront station and walk to
universal.

9 am

10 am

No good veg restaurant available inside. EAT


BEFORE ENTERING SENTOSA AS on website its
written outside food not allowed. (BUT nobody
stopped us from taking food.) Big water bottle is
allowed in your shoulder backpack which can be
refilled at water fountains.
Best three if you dont take express pass, just do
theseTransformers (best of all), mummy (second best),
waterworld, , dinosaur(little water involved but dont
buy raincoat outside. You wont get much wet). In
order.
If u have time- battlestar galactica(roller coaster,
close to imagica), shrek 4d adventure, madagascar
boogie, sesame street show, mel dineetes. In order.
Skip- treasure hunters, beach party go round, taking
pics at entrance.
Do- Take map, no need of raincoat or extra
clothes(we took coz its mention on website) check
waiting
time
for
rides.

7 pm
9 pm

We took express pass for 50sgd. (200 person line in


general vs. only 5 in express pass on working day in
feb.) If you take express pass, you will cover each
and every ride in 5-7 hrs. If you dont wish to spend
extra, my opinion is just go for transformer(sit in
front row) and mummy and dinosaur first. Rest all
are just average.
Back by monorail or broadwalk
Crane dance show free at 9 pm at sentosa world

1 sgd for rail

resort.

TIME

DESC. Wednesday day3 (sentosa)

8 am

From Little India MRT or Farrer MRT Station, Take the Train
towards HarbourFront MRT Station. alight at ne1
harbourfront station. Walk to vivo city mall. Lobby l
level3 , buy ticket for sentosa monorail 4 SGD. Ride

AMOUNT

sentosa express to either Imbiah Station or Beach Station


(take your pick)

9 AM

7 pm

7 40 pm or 8
40

SEA aquarium (2hr) good


Trickeye museum (2hr) good
Madam tussad (1 hr)good @ images of
Singapore(skip)
3 shows of sentosa 4d adventureland (30 min)
(skip)
tiger sky tower
lunge (was good)
skyride (skip) (singapore\'s tallest observatory
tower offers panoramic views)
Wavehouse (good only if u do pay extra 20-30sgd
to buy full ticket which is not covered in 2 day pass.)
megazip (good only if u pay extra 20-30sgd for
detailed activities. Not worth for 2 day pass)
Sentosa merlion (just a statue)
Flying trapeze open at 2:30 pm
Ifly (1 hr) 90 sgd extra- no included in 2 day pass
Sentosa cable ride 20 sgd- not included in 2 day
pass (skip as there are lot of activities to waste
money on inside.)
take sentosa bus from casino bus stop (one level
down from uss). Free. Or
take sentosa express from waterfront station to
beach station and go to songs of sea.
songs of sea a.k.a wings of time
(watch on youtube and decide yourself songs of sea/
crane dance/ gardens light show/ bayfront light and
sound show)

TIME

DESC. Thursday Day 4 (zoo,shopping)

10 AM

singapore zoo. (we exhausted a lot in zoo, not

AMOUNT

worthy we found. Consumed 3-5 hrs. Night safari or


River safari might be fun I dont know. And do proper
research on show timings. Otherwise you have to
just roam around and see animals and get
unsatisfied.)

4 pm

by public transport, you may alight at choa chu kang


mrt station (ns4-bp1) and take bus service 927 from
the bus interchange.
singapore zoo (open at 830)- polar bear feeding etc.
orchard road- very expensive shopping. Bugis
street- budget street shopping for cloth/ gifting.
Serangoon mall for electronics. Shopping at mustafa
for only shoes and chappals. Mustafa is 24 hr store
but its a mall like. Clark quay etc if you have time..
300-400 sgd per
person

Food- You can get jain meals in singapore at tandoori plaza restaurant which is next
to mustafa centre in little india. Pure vegetarian restaurants are komalas, bikaner
express, murugan idli shop to name a few in little india itself. For meals pure jain
food available at balaji bhavan(reasonable), kailash parbat(not cheap), komala's(not
cheap) , anand bhavan(best South indian, harshit ate here) and saravana
bhavan(not cheap). Open at 11pm eat at bassu 82925261. Renu sweets. 18, kerbau
road, singapore219157. Fb- bikaexpress18 (ronak Kothari recommended).
Food cost 5 sgd for dosa or parantha. Better to carry home theplas etc. fro economy.
Every hotel have electric kettle. Carry tea pouch and ready to eat poha and maggi.
Do heavy breakfast before leaving hotel every morning. Buy pack food/bread etc.
from stores mart around. Carry water bottles as at very few places water is free. You
dont want to spend 2 sgd on half liter water. Carry shoulder backpack which can carry
water bottle and food packets from india to be used while travelling/sightseeing. Carry sightseeing
vouchers and photocopies of passport. Always carry a smartphone with Google maps enabled.
Flights- Makemytrip, Yatra,Cleartrip, via, skyscanner, airasia and tiger air are cheapest for india to
south east. Remember to check that luggage is charged extra in airasia flight. (we paid 1500 inr per
head due to ignorance of reading rules of airlines that only hand luggage 7 kg is free.)
hotels check Booking, Agoda, Hotels, Makemytrip, tripadvisor will list all. Call hotel directly after
booking thru agents.

PHUKET

Patong Tourist Police is: 1155

TIME

DESC. friday Day 5 phuket amata

1 pm

Singapore Flight to phuket.


Visa on arrival . take free sim and maps on
airport.
Passport 6 months validity, Return flight ticket
within next 15 days.
1000 Baht as Visa fees.
Completely filled application form.
One passport size photograph.
Taxi
to
patong.
AMATA
HOTEL
(Highly
recommended. Great rooms and all things nearby.
Also, very economic) If you stay at amata, you can
do day tours during day and walk to bangla
nightlife, no need of vehicle. But If you stay far, 2
wheeler is must to enjoy nightlife and beaches.
Check in with free wifi and complimentary water bottle.
Call 2 wheel rental from hotel (even if you stay in
patong, u have to take 2 wheel on rent to avoid
long walk and save time. We took for 2 days. Its
really easy and convenient. Ask your hotel to give
you).

2 pm

3 pm

5 pm

8 pm

AMOUNT

1000 baht

800-1000 baht

300 BAHT

Buy Next day tour- Buy package from


pompei opposite Christine or
Thuiyen (I realy forgot the name. it starts with
T. something like that. We took all tour from her.
30yr old girl. nice English speaking. Near fruit shop.
Opposite Christine massage parlor) Both shops are
nearby only.
Buy early morning tour (if possible). Say asain cant
afford much. If you are veg and meal is included in
tour, believe me you will not get anything to eat
except fruits. Buy such tour which speaks english.
They entertains us a lot. Otherwise its no fun. Dont
go for cheap ones.
Thai massage with oil at sweet lemongrass or art
massage/vayo.
Or Bali hai for couple massage. (It was good but
not extraordinary. Indians dont waste on
massages. As you can get in india very cheap
unless you want an experience)

1500 baht

300

TIME

9 am

9 pm

TIME

11 am

9 pm

TIME

9 am
9 am

DESC. saturday Day 6 phi phi


Phi phi DAY tour. ( great phuket adventure was
name of our tour)
Shark point, king. Viking Island, maya bay- very
busy.
(advice- do not buy tour who covers many spots as
it is more exhausting than entertaining. Go by
speed boat only as phi phi is far. We took from
great phuket adventures. They made us snorkel in
very remote areas. Snorkel in remote areas is
great. Oherwise its just seeing water with glasses
inside swimming pool. See my gopro video for real
time footage. Look for english speaking and
comedy entertaining tour guide.
Buy next day tour and
then go to GOGO BAR (Not recommended for
families )
Paradise complex or suzy wong or exotica gogo or
Tiger.
If you are couple, a go-go bar Is must do thing. We
dont drink still we enjoyed a hell of a experience of
many exotic shows.

DESC. sunday Day 7 phang nga james


bond
tour to james bond island (phang nga) ask for
canoeing in caves. Talu island, panak, hong.
Amazing Andaman was our tour operator with
dances and ladyboys show on boat. Try to go
phang nga bay in big boat. It plays music and
you get more space.
Repeat go go bar.

AMOUNT

paid

300 baht
(bargain at bar
also)

AMOUNT

1300 baht

DESC. monday Day 9 scuba parasailing jet


ski

AMOUNT

Ride jet ski when it is less busy due to scam. They


let you to ride. Try it once and then give to driver
for thrill.
Parasailing is great at phuket.
We took scuba diving day tour on this day. Do
scuba only if you they take you to dive in between
of sea around 20 ft+ depth. You just see dead

400 baht for


jet ski
600 baht for
sailing
We did half day
without meal
at 1600 baht.

corals at the shore. Nothing like the movies :p


I recommend to buy the most expensive tour of
scuba as there were tours available at 5000 baht
also. No english speaking. No training provided but
we were already trained so we had no problem.

TIME
10 am
6 pm

DESC. tuesday Day 10 shopping


Shopping- otop market, banzaar market, rat u thit road,
( do not buy from main road shops. buy from inside shops.
Fixed price ones are better.) very much bargaining in the
market.
Flight to india

AMOUNT
500 baht

Total 7500
baht per
person
Food and Indian restaurantSnickers, Milk powder, theple, maggi, poha etc take from home.
KOHINOOR2 restaurant mix non veg just opposite street of the hotel, barely 100 m
from hotel. Better food than u ll have in india. But very arrogant indian staff and
owner. Totally non-cooperative.
7/11 or family mart just opp to hotel. Take bread butter jam or fruits from
outside and you can have pure veg diet.
Navrang Indian restaurant, next door to The Islander restaurant, at the end of the
first soi ( lane)off Bangla rd beach end.
Other Day Tours operatorsGiles at Offspray Leisure. He runs trips to Racha.
Phuket sail tours-or Phuket alternative tours,particularly their Phang Nga Bay trip.
Small group
Sunrise phi phi tour- early morning
Two Sea Tours- early morning
Koy at CK Travel and Tours (087 1889047)who will be only too willing to recommend
top quality dive personnel at reasonable rates
Divephukettoday - your Phuketdive Butler...for best diving choices
Easy Day Phuket Tours - private tours, boats with max 10 guests for top service and
quality

MassageDo Thai massage with oil


Art Massage Phuket
39/97 Soi Khlongbangwat, Phabaramee Road, Patong, Kathu,
Phuket 83150, Thailand (Formerly Vayo Massage Phuket) +66 85 791 1796
Sweet lemongrass massage
Address: 162/5 Nanai Soi 8, Patong Beach, Tel: +66 (0) 81 537 9099
Bali hai special for couple. Give time afterwards.
Telephone : 081-9882660 Telephone : 082-2728466
210/5-6 Rat-U-Thit 200Pee Rd. PatongBeach Phuket, 83150
Ask for Ranya
Viewpoint25 km from patong.
The Phrompthep Cape viewpoint sits adjacent to Nai Han and Rawai beaches
Windmill viewpoint

go go bars

Devil's Playground - Soi Seadragon (BEST) Read more...

Suzy Wong's - Soi Seadragon (HOT!) Read more...

Exotica for ping pong

Seduction club- 200 entry

Harem (NEW and HOT!) - Soi Seadragon

Diablo A Go-Go - Soi Seadragon


Paradise complex- Soi Paradise in Patong off Rat-U-Thit Road a little north of Bangla
Road. It is next to the Royal Paradise Hotel Tower, which is one of the tallest
buildings in Patong.
DiscosTiger Disco Tiger and Hollywood below are the two most popular Disco's nowadays. Tiger
Disco : Best 12 midnight to 2am. Didn't come across it during my visit. Apparently in
Soi Bangla Road and popular.. There is a big Tigers head over the side
entrance/footpath , apparently. Plenty of Freelancers , some amateur , others not so

amateur : ) Entrance Baht 300 = 2 drinks. Your Drink Bt150 (?) . . Tiger has a
reputation of a late night revellers place (3/4am closing)
Hollywood Disco Seems to be the most popular pick up disco in town. Best 12noon to 2am. Located
in Soi Bangla (Road) also. Apparently girls at Hollywood are less professional , but it
nevers get to the situation your not paying , and you will most probably have to pay
same as say Tiger Disco above. Late closing here too ... 3/4am. Hollywood and Tiger
are the two most popular ones right now. Prices girls , see above 'PRICES'. No
entrance fee , to my knowledge. Beer Bt180. The disco which seems to be popular
on week ends is on the second floor above Soi Easy bars and is divided in two large
rooms. First room has lots of young Thai girls having fun around central tables, while
the dance floor itself is in the second room. I have never seen so many security
guys in a disco, it's kind of intimidating. Don't come before midnight. Book a table
for 2000.
Taipan Disco Not so popular nowadays.Location - Rat Uthit Rd opposite side of road to Star Club ,
a few metres north of the Soi Bangla/Rat Uthit Intersection. Cannot recall if it was
before or after Soi Sunset. No entrance fee at time of my visit. An ok place for pick
ups , particularly 9pm to 11pm. Possibly girls a bit older here , hence free admission
:)

Famous Nightclub
Jungceylon Shopping Mall top floor, on the right hand side past the Millennium hotel
entrance. Entrance is free but try to pick up one of the vouchers they hand over in
the nearby streets, it gives you a free drink until midnight.
The highlight is the swimming pool with glass bottom where girls play ball games
and dance in the water. It is getting popular and is a bit more upmarket than other
clubs around

Banana disco also opposite patong beach.