11 days in Singapore & Sumatra Itinerary

11 days in Singapore & Sumatra Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
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Sungailiat, Indonesia
— 1 day
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Bangka Island, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
— 1 day
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Banda Aceh, Indonesia
— 1 day
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Sabang, Indonesia
— 1 night
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Singapore, Singapore

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Helix Bridge and Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sentosa Boardwalk and Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Singapore Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Jurong Bird Park, take in panoramic vistas at Singapore Flyer, and make a trip to Gardens by the Bay.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Singapore trip itinerary planning site.

London, UK to Singapore is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Singapore due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Singapore, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sungailiat.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Sungailiat, Indonesia

On the 3rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tukik Babel Sea Turtle Hatchery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Rambak, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Puri Tri Agung, and finally make a trip to Vihara Dewi Kuan Yin.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sungailiat day trip site.

You can drive from Singapore to Sungailiat in 94.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Sungailiat due to the time zone difference. In September in Sungailiat, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Bangka Island.

Things to do in Sungailiat

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Bangka Island, Indonesia

The largest of the provincial Bangka-Belitung islands, Bangka Island owns a reputation for having some of the best beaches in Indonesia.
On the 4th (Wed), examine the collection at Tin Museum, admire the striking features of Kwan Tie Miau Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sea Goddes Temple (Klenteng Dewi Laut), then admire the landmark architecture of Penataran Agung Temple, and finally stroll through Kelayang Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Romodong Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangka Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sungailiat to Bangka Island takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Pekanbaru.

Things to do in Bangka Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

1
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Pekanbaru, Indonesia

City of Good Fortune

Known as one of the cleanest cities in Indonesia, Pekanbaru boasts unique Malay architecture and a thriving economy based on exports of crude oil, palm oil, and paper.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): pick up some local products at Tangor Market, make a trip to Al-Falah Darul Muttaqin Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of An-Nur Grand Mosque, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ar-Rahman Mosque, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tri Dharma Dewi Sakti Temple.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pekanbaru holiday maker site.

Explore your travel options from Bangka Island to Pekanbaru with the Route module. September in Pekanbaru sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Banda Aceh.

Things to do in Pekanbaru

Historic Sites · Shopping

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Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Porch of Mecca

The relaxed, relatively peaceful atmosphere and viable tourism industry in Banda Aceh attests to the city's resilience in rebuilding after over 160,000 people were killed in the 2004 tsunami.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Taman Putroe Phang, make a trip to Baitul Musyahadah Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Siron Mass Grave, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rahmatullah Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Oman (Mesjid Agung Al-Makmur), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baiturrahman Grand Mosque.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Banda Aceh online travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pekanbaru to Banda Aceh. In September, daily temperatures in Banda Aceh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Sabang.

Things to do in Banda Aceh

Historic Sites · Parks

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Sabang, Indonesia

A peaceful fishing port with a sprinkling of old colonial buildings, Sabang ranks as the biggest town on verdant Pulau Weh (which isn't to say it's very big at all).
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Iboih Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sabang day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Banda Aceh to Sabang. In September in Sabang, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sabang

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Sumatra travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Sumatra, the largest island wholly in Indonesia, embraces wildness to the point that the region is steeped in myths and legends. Jungles here teem with orangutans, tigers, rhinos, and elephants, while smoldering volcanoes create an otherworldly environment. In the towns, cultural landmarks of religious and historical importance sit alongside new feats of impressive engineering, entertainment attractions, and tourist-focused shopping districts.