Top News Trafalgar sweetens staycation deal with heritage tour in Singapore By TTG Asia / Posted on 29 October, 2020 18:17 The Travel Corporation’s Trafalgar has launched a Near Not Far staycation tour itinerary to allow Singaporeans and local residents to see their backyard in a new light with immersive, exclusive experiences. Highlights of its two-day/one-night Singapore Heritage Highlights itinerary include an exclusive tour of The Arts House and Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall (VTVCH), complete with a climb up the VTVCH clock tower. Trafalgar’s Singapore Heritage Highlights itinerary includes a guided tour of The Arts House and Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall with a historic-first clock tower access The staycation tour is part of Trafalgar’s Near Not Far Series, which has been designed to offer travel lovers around the world the opportunity to enjoy deeper, richer experiences in their home country. Through immersive Trafalgar exclusives like the Be My Guest dining experiences, guests on the Near Not Far staycation tours can connect with fellow travellers, while gaining new perspectives of familiar places through stories shared by their hosts, travel director, and local specialists. Each travel director is a licensed tourist guide who will accompany guests throughout the tour, and will be able to provide an insider’s point of view. During the Singapore Heritage Highlights excursion, guests will meet Trafalgar’s local specialist, heritage blogger Jerome Lim, on the tour of The Arts House and VTVCH, where he will share historical trivia about the two buildings. Each tour will host five up to 10 guests. In a historic first, VTVCH’s clock tower will be open exclusively to Trafalgar’s guests to visit, and Lim will enlighten guests about the clock’s history and its connection to London’s Big Ben. Additional highlights include a Be My Guest experience with Violet Oon at the National Kitchen at National Gallery and a guided tour of Kampong Glam that was once home to Singapore’s early migrants. Prices for this two-day/one-night itinerary start from S$528 (US$387) per person for an Orchid Club Deluxe Room at Parkroyal on Beach Road (every Friday/Saturday) and S$628 per person for a Stamford Suite Room at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel (weekdays only). Package includes guided tours, a Be My Guest experience with Violet Oon, one-night hotel accommodation with breakfast, and coach transportation. Prices are based on twin-share and solo travellers can pay a single supplement from S$200.