Singapore – Batam Island (Breakfast / Lunch / Snack / Supper) (Depart at 0830 hrs)
Depart from Singapore Harbor front Centre, Counter #03-43, Sindo Ferry Pte Ltd (Penguin Ferries). Upon arrive at Batam Centre pier, after immigration / custom clearance, you will be greeted by our friendly tour guide and escorted to awaiting air-conditioned bus. Our tour for day will begin with Bak Kut The Breakfast. Bak Kut The (肉骨茶) is a Chinese soup popularly served in Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and the Indonesia island of Riau (where prominent Hokkien and Teochew community) . The name literally translates as “meat bone tea”, and, at its simplest, consist of meaty port ribs simmered in a complex broth of herbs and spices (We will have teochew style fish soup with steamed rice if there are Muslims participant). The tour continue with a visit to the Polo Outlet, where you may wish to purchase clothes by American brand Polo Ralph Lauren, which were made in Jakarta and cheaper than in Singapore and Traditional Kueh Lapis Factory will be next. You can sample a few varieties of Layer Cake (Original, Coffee, Plum etc) accompanied with some freshly brewed Indonesia Coffee. Kueh Lapis (layer cake) is a rich kuih consisting of thin alternating layers made of butter, eggs and sugar, piled on top of each other. Each layer is laid down and then grilled separately, making the creation of a Kueh Lapis an extremely laborious and time-consuming process. Kueh Lapis are available for purchase at a very reasonable price. Pray for good luck at the God of Wealth Temple & shop for keropok, peanuts & dried seafood products at the Bengkong Dry Market.
1200 hrs Lunch will be served at Ayam Penyek Ria Restaurant. An Indonesia style smashed deep fried chicken served with steamed rice and super hot chili paste. After lunch, our tour continues with the Chocolate House, Fruits market, Tua Pek Kong Temple & Batik Factory Outlet. Enjoy a local delicacy Simpang Rujak & Pempek made of Sago & Fish originated from Palembang. Check-in hotel in the late afternoon for short rest. 1800 hrs Enjoy a Sumptuous Seafood Dinner at Golden Prawn Seafood Restaurant. After dinner, proceed to night tour to visit the beautiful of Penuin China Town Street where the street full with multiple activity such as Shopping Centre, Shops, Karaoke Lounge, Hotels, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, and our destination will drop off at Batam City Square Shopping Mall.
2000 hrs Akau Chicken Satay awaits you before we ends our tour of the day. Satay, or sate, is a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce.
Singapore (Breakfast / Snack / Lunch) (Return 1610 hrs)
0700 hrs Morning Breakfast at hotel.
0800 hrs Check Out hotel. Assemble and transfer to Sekupang pier. From there, your journey being continued by taking a boat. Batam – Nemo Island can be reached within 15 minutes. Upon arrive at the island, you will be shown a houses of the community at this big village standing on the seashore, and even many of them stick out into the sea. You will be greeted by awaiting trishaw and riding you to the atmosphere of the island, far from the tumultuousness of industry activities, noisiness caused by the mufflers of vehicles and the air pollution caused by the factories. You will be riding to pass by and visit those historical places such as Attaqwa Mosque, graves of ex-Japanese army, Batu Gajah Ex-building of Navy, Gasing Factory, from here you will find the how to spinning gasing and also their history, traditional kueh tea/coffee break will be entertaind by local villager, thereafter, the journey will continued again by riding trishaw and proceed to visit Pasir Putih Beach and lastly our journey will end up at Pasar Baru Floating Market, from here you will be giving 30 minutes to recce your own to explore that floating market, the varieties of community occupy the island makes this big village has so many foods. You can have during your visit here, but the special foods and always tasted by visitors are nasi lemak, mie Siam, pulut serondeng, epok-epok, es cendol, es gunung and kerepek as well. Come at later afternoon, assemble and return to Batam by taking a boat.
1200 hrs Lunch will be served at Sunda Sawargi Indonesia Restaurant.
1300 hrs Transfer to visit Barelang Bridge, Galang Museum, Vietnamese Village and Dragon Fruits Farm.
1800 hrs Sunset dinner will be serve at Barelang Floating Kelong Seafood Restaurant.
Batam – Singapore
0700 hrs Morning Breakfast at hotel.
0900 hrs Free at own leisure.
1000 hrs Check out Hotel.
1030 hrs Tour to visit Kwan I'm Statue and Thoa Pek Kong Temple.
1200 hrs Lunch will be serve at Harbour Bay Seafood Restaurant.
1300 hrs Transfer to Mega Mall Batam Centre for last stop shopping.
1530 hrs Assemble and transfer to Batam Centre Pier.
1610 hrs Depart by high speed ferry back to Singapore.
Twin/Triple: S$288 per adult
Single: S$338 per adult
Child with bed: S$228 per child
Child not bed: S$178 per child