Johor Bahru – Malaysia Tour from Singapore

Why book this tour

  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Spend a day in Johor Bahru which is a fascinating blend of Singaporean and Malaysian cultures
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide

Tour information

Johor Bahru, the capital city of Johore, has often been called the ‘heart’ of the Southern Peninsula in Malaysia. Its strategic location next to Singapore makes it one of the most important gateways of Malaysia. Consisting of a diverse ethnic mix of races, Johor Bahru offers the visitor heritage attractions, colourful culture, delectable local cuisine, and exciting recreational activities. Among its myriad landmarks feature the magnificent and century-old Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque and the Royal Mausoleum. Batik, the national fabric of Malaysia, is created in numerous handicraft centres spread across this Malaysian city.

Activity schedule

Frequency: Daily

Duration: 5 hours

Start time: 8:30am

Meeting point: Your City hotel in Singapore. (Hotel Pick-up time is half an hour before tour starting time.)

(Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information at the moment, please contact the local activity operator 72 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point: Tour returns to the original departure point

Itinerary

Johore Bahru – Tour to Malaysia from Singapore

You will be picked up from your hotel in Singapore at 0800h (08:00am) and taken in an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour of Johore Bahru in Malaysia. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide.

Drive across the causeway linking Singapore and Malaysia. After immigration formalities, you will commence your tour of Johore Bahru and see some of its major attractions. (The distance between Johore Bahru and Singapore is 50 kilometres and travelling time is approximately 1.5 hours including immigration procedures.)

The highlights include visits to:

Handicraft Centre, where you will see the craftsmen busy at work with their batik painting, which is considered the national fabric in Malaysia.

Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque, is one of the most beautiful old mosques in Malaysia. It stands on top of a hill in downtown Johor Bahru, overlooking the Straits of Johor and neighbouring Singapore and is more than a century old.

A local kampong (village),where you'll have a chance to experience first-hand the simple, traditional and rural way of life.

The final stop will be at a Muslim cemetery with a view of the exterior of The Royal Mausoleum. The Royal Mausoleum has been the final place for Royalty of Johor and is situated along Jalan Mahmoodiah.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Singapore after approximately seven hours.