AsBIC9 – Excursion Options
Date: Wed, 12 December 2018
Time: 14:00 – 18:00 hrs

Excursion (A) – Heritage Tour | US$15 (S$20) per person

Singapore’s ethnic diversity is apparent out on the streets. From temples, mosques and churches that are found adjacent to one another, to the diverse groups of people that roam it, the city is a kaleidoscope of religions, languages and communities. And the perfect way to appreciate this? Go on this heritage tour to discover the many threads in our cultural tapestry.


1400 hrs – Coach pickup from NUS, U Town, Stephen Riady Centre
1430 hrs – Photo-taking at Merlion Park
1500 hrs – Little India – Smell of Different Spices
1600 hrs – Chinatown
1745 hrs – Coach pick up and return to 30 Bencoolen Hotel (nearest train station: Bras Basah (downtown line)


  • Two-way coach pickup
  • English-speaking tour guide

Excursion (B) – Gardens by The Bay | US$30 (S$42) per person

If you want to make a quick getaway to some serious greenery, the Gardens by the Bay is your go-to spot.

A highlight of this 101-ha award-winning horticultural park is its two conservatories, the Cloud Forest and the Flower Dome. The cool-moist conservatory that is the Cloud Forest features a 35m-tall mountain covered in plants such as orchids and also sports the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Meanwhile, the Flower Dome replicates a cool-dry climate and houses plants from the Mediterranean region and also a Flower Field, where the displays change regularly.

>> more information on the Gardens by the Bay


1400 hrs – Coach pickup from NUS, U Town, Stephen Riady Centre
1445 hrs – Arrive at the garden, walk within the garden and visit to the two conservatories
1730 hrs – Coach pick up from the garden and return to 30 Bencoolen Hotel (nearest train station: Bras Basah (downtown line)


  • Two-way coach pickup
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Admission ticket to the two conservatories


  • The two tours listed will run concurrently on Wed, 12 Dec 2018 afternoon. Please select only one (01) tour as you will not be able to attend both.
  • Tour itinerary/schedule may be subjected to variations depending on traffic and weather conditions on the day of tour.


  1. Login to the same user account you had used to submit your abstract.
  2. Click on the “Register” link to proceed
  3. Select your registration category and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration for the conference and the excursion ticket(s)* you wish to purchase
  4. Complete payment online using your credit card or PayPal account
  5. Once your payment is completed, you will receive the confirmation email and your record online will be updated with the ticket details.

* Each participant can purchase up to a maximum of two (02) tickets.

Please login to the SAME account you had used earlier to submit your abstract to complete the registration & booking of excursion tickets.  Do NOT create a new account.

For assistance on registration, please contact: secretariat[at]


There will be no refund or cancellation once payment for the excursion ticket is made.


The list below are suggestions for those who have been to Singapore and would like to explore something different. These are NOT pre-arranged by the organizer. Please check out the website links for more information on how to get there and ticket prices (where applicable).

Night Safari – World’s First Nocturnal Wildlife Park

This internationally acclaimed leisure attraction embodies innovation and creativity in products and services, and service quality, thus attracting approximately 1.3 million visitors annually. Close to 900 animals from approximately 100 species (of which almost 41 per cent are threatened) inhabit the 35-hectare park.


Civic District Art Trail

Travel back into the colonial era on the Civic District Art Trail and learn about some of Singapore’s significant monuments and memorials.

For a list of other walking tours, please check out:


SPA Retreat

For those looking for a more relaxing way to unwind after the conference, there’s no shortage of spas in Singapore to unwind in from head to toe. Whether you’re craving a retreat tucked away within the city’s busy streets or set amidst lush greenery, you will always be able to find that spa that can meet soothe those aching muscles. The following suggested spa establishments may be considered:

Note: We recommend at least a 2-week prior reservation as these spas are popular and may not be available on a walk-in basis. Please contact the spa directly for booking.


For more “See & Do” options in Singapore, please visit: