Embark on a journey to re-discover Singapore’s only hilltop destination with One Faber Group’s new Mount Faber Gai Gai Tour – a two-hour guided heritage tour around Mount Faber Park to Faber Point, the highest point on Mount Faber. At just $20 per adult and $15 per child for a limited time only, the Gai Gai Tour comes with fully-guided content in the exclusivity of a private tour setting, and a complimentary round-trip cable car ride on the Mount Faber Line (U.P. $33 per adult and $22 per child). It is a great value-for-money activity for families looking for fun activities this coming September school holidays!
The new guided tour is an effort to encourage Singaporeans to explore the wonders of their own backyard and will be a permanent repertoire in One Faber Group’s suite of offerings. Guests will find themselves immersed in the lush greenery and be (re)introduced to Singapore’s rich history by experienced tour guides, along with an exclusive peek behind-the-scenes of the Singapore Cable Car. There is no better time to get out and about exploring Mount Faber in a way few have seen before!
The journey begins with a gentle stroll through Mount Faber Park to the Mural Wall, home of 16 bronze murals depicting the rise of Singapore from her humble roots as a fishing village to the economic powerhouse she is today. Tour guides will also be sharing enlightening recounts and historical anecdotes along the way.
Pay a visit to the highest Merlion in Singapore, standing at three metres tall at the highest point of Mount Faber. Learn more about the history of this mystical icon of Singapore and don’t forget to get a photo with it! Towering over the summit of Mount Faber stands a Rain Tree planted in 1971 by Dr Goh Keng Swee, Singapore’s second Deputy Prime Minister, to launch Singapore’s first-ever Tree Planting Day. The tree serves as a reminder of our nation’s commitment to conserving the natural environment and making Singapore a tropical garden city.
Take in the unparalleled views of the city, Keppel Harbour, and the Southern islands while standing at the Peak of Faber Point. In a beautiful contrast of natural landscape and modern metropolis, the spreading view is a reminder of how far Singapore has come. The panoramic vistas make for an ideal selfie spot, so get ready to smile!
Head back over to Faber Peak Singapore and ring Poland’s Bells of Happiness with your loved ones for “Double Happiness”, believed to bless those who ring them with joy and an everlasting blissful future. A symbol of long-standing Polish-Singaporean diplomatic relations, the first commemorative bell was gifted to Singapore in 1992, with the second bell joining it as a 50th-anniversary gift in 2019.
If you have ever wondered what keeps the Singapore Cable Car running, this next part of the tour is guaranteed to be an eye-opener. Find out what goes on behind the scenes at Mount Faber Station – what it takes to get cable car cabins ready every day before guests arrive and what happens after the last passenger steps off. Learn more about the people who work tirelessly to keep the cabins running, from operations to maintenance and servicing of the iconic Singapore Cable Car.
End the tour with a cable car ride along the Mount Faber Line and take in the amazing aerial views from Faber Peak Singapore at Mount Faber, Harbourfront and Sentosa island.
Singaporeans and permanent residents who can’t get enough of the vistas offered by the Singapore Cable Car line can also look forward to enjoying a round-trip on the Sentosa Line at only $3 per adult and $2 per child (U.P. $15 per adult and $10 per child).
Established in 2015, the Sentosa line runs across Sentosa via three stations – Merlion Station, Imbiah Lookout Station and Siloso Point Station – conveniently connected to the Sentosa Station on the Mount Faber Line. Get a bird’s eye view of over 20 attractions as you cruise along Sentosa’s beachfront. Spot attractions such as Madame Tussauds Singapore, the Skyline Luge Sentosa and more as you travel above the jungle, beach and sea!
The Sentosa Line operates daily from 8:45am to 8:30pm, with the last cable car departing at 8:00pm. Guests are encouraged to pre-book their e-tickets online and use contactless payment methods. Come 1 September 2020, local residents will also get to enjoy 30% off for the following experiences:
Singapore Cable Car Sky Pass (U.P. $35 per adult and $25 per child)
Singapore Cable Car – Mount Faber Line (U.P. $33 per adult and $22 per child)
Sentosa Island Bus Tour (U.P. $25 per adult and $20 per child).
The discounted tickets are available for purchase until March 2021. For more information, visit www.onefabergroup.com today.
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