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2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

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2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

If I have 2 weeks in Singapore ( May 21 to June 3), I would like to visit other countries, such as Malaysia, Indonesia, or Thailand. Any suggestions where I should go for 3 to 4 days excursions in any of the countries.

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1. Re: 2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

Hi chinjy623,

That would depend on your interests and preferences. What do you want - beach resorts, historical and cultural sites, nature, etc? Changi airport is an aviation hub well served by many airlines both LCC and full service. So arranging a 3 - 4 days excusion, is not a big problem. Just do a search in the search box by inputting "side trip from Singapore" or any other variations to get some ideas. Here is a thread to start you off.

tripadvisor.com.sg/…38283559

Good luck!

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2. Re: 2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

Hi,

Because Singapore is just a big city, I would suggest either the beaches in the east coast of Peninsula Malaysia (3-4 days is just about right), a Koh Samui in Thailand.

You could do Bali but 3 - 4 days is not long enough - except to get a gist of what the island is about.

Or you could try Borobodur in Indonesia (if temples are your thing)....

It really depends on what you would like to do. If you want to experience another city, then try Bangkok? Singapore is different from most cities in SEA.

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3. Re: 2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

chinjy638,

Look at the right hand side for Top Questions About Singapore. At the Singapore Destination Forum homepage there is a question on "Where to go for a short trip from Singapore".

Hope this helps.....

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4. Re: 2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

This forum is a great place to collect valuable information to plan your stay in the Lion City. You will meet people from different places - locals and visitors from different countries - all willing to share with you their knowledge and experience of this destination.

Note these contributors are volunteering to spend some of their time to provide hints, tips and advices so you can enjoy your stay. Please feel free to squeeze a small "Hello" and "Thanks" in your questions; this would be greatly appreciated and won't take you much of your time.

Enjoy this forum, enjoy Singapore.

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5. Re: 2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

Some Great idea here:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g294262-i1747-k607…

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6. Re: 2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

you could visit Batam Island itself , which is only about 45 minutes by ferry .

tho no place of interests there but the prices (food , goods , stuffs , massages , spas , etc) are all ridiculously cheap . that is given you go to the right place .

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7. Re: 2 weeks in Singapore (end of May), Other countries to visit?

Sounds like you are using Singapore as a base. Here's a list to think about:

a) For pristine white beach and blue waters - Ko Samui, Ko Phi Phi, Langkawi (stay at the area next to Andaman Sea), Danang in Vietnam.

b) For cultural experience - Bali gives you that plus some nice beaches.

c) For historical buffs - Siem Reap (Angkor Wat), Ho Chi Minh, Yangon.

You should shortlist your interest area, otherwise all panelists will find it tough to answer this properly.

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