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SMALL GROUP: Batam Day Trip with Ferry, 1-hr Massage, Shopping and Seafood Lunch

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$88.14

This is a sightseeing-cum-shopping day trip ideal for travelers on a budget but still want to have a taste of a developing Indonesian city. Hop on a 1-hour high-speed ferry from Singapore. Upon arrival at Batam, you will be greeted by your guide. A 4-course seafood lunch and 60-min traditional Indonesian massage are included. You will arrive back at Singapore at about 9:00pm.

Highlights:
• Visit Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya, Barelang Bridge, Kueh Lapis Bakery, Mini Indonesian Park, Cheng Ho Statue, 70 Fahrenheit Koffie, Batik Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet, Welcome to Batam Monument & Megamall 
• A traditional Indonesian massage is included for your convenience
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Booster seats are not available
- Refunds will not be issued if high-speed public ferry is missed due to late check-in
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for ALL PARTICIPANTS
- A current valid passport and immigration slip (a white piece of paper issued to you when you enter Singapore) are required on the day of travel
- All visa requirements to enter Indonesia are the sole responsibility of the traveler
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Your tickets will be held at the ferry counter for collection on the day of the tour up to 7:45am (GMT+8). You will be required to present all passports in exchange for your tickets
- Any alcohol/tobacco products or chewing gum brought/bought during this tour must be fully consumed before re-entering Singapore in the evening
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Description:

Itinerary
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Stop At: HarbourFront Centre, 1 Maritime Square Harbourfront Centre, Singapore 099253 Singapore

Make your own way (unless hotel pickup option is selected) to Singapore Harbourfront Centre ferry terminal for your 8:40am (GMT+8) high-speed public ferry to the Indonesian town of Batam. After about 1 hour at sea, you will arrive at Batam ferry terminal and greeted by your guide. Set off on a full-day sightseeing-cum-shopping trip in Batam, the largest city in the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Welcome To Batam Monument, Teluk Tering, Batam City, Riau Islands Province 29444 Indonesia

During the tour, you will first stop by for a photostop of the Welcome To Batam monument.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Barelang Bridge, Riau Islands Province Indonesia

You will also visit the grand Barelang Bridge, sometimes called the Golden Gate Bridge of Batam, which is a piece of modern architecture seemingly ahead of time in this laid-back developing Indonesian town. You will then tuck in to a 4-course seafood lunch consisting of 2 types of seafood, chicken and vegetables at a kelong (traditional Indonesian floating house) restaurant nearby.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kopi Luwak Cikole, Jl. Nyalindung no. 9 Kampung Babakan, Desa Cikole, Lembang 43114 Indonesia

You will also visit the Batam Industrial Park to tour an Indonesian coffee processing facility (70 Fahrenheit Koffie) and learn about the famous Indonesian kopi luwak (civet coffee beans). Thereafter, you will visit the popular 75-cent shop nearby.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Batam Grand Mosque, Jl. Engku Putri, Batam Center, Riau Islands Province 29461 Indonesia

You will pass by the Batam Grand Mosque to admire its unique pyramid-like roof.

Stop At: Lamoist - Layers Batam, Jl. Bunga Raya, Baloi BCS Mall B12 no. 1, Riau Islands Province 29441 Indonesia

You will stop by a well-known local bakery (Secret Layer Cakes) to sample the famous Indonesian layer cakes, also affectionately known to the locals as Kueh Lapis, which is typically served in small, thin, rich and fragrant slices.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Temple, Jl. Laksmana Bintan Sei Panas III, Batam Center, Riau Islands Province 29432 Indonesia

You will also visit the iconic Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya temple, which is one of the largest temples in Indonesia.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Batik Factory Outlet, Tanjung Buntung, Bengkong, Riau Islands Province 29444 Indonesia

You will stop by several shops at Golden City selling bargain factory-reject clothing and Indonesian batik clothing.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park, Jl. Cipayung Raya East Jakarta, Jakarta 13560 Indonesia

You will also visit the Batam Mini Indonesia Park featuring miniature replicas of architecture from Indonesia's 34 provinces including the capital - Jakarta.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Muhammad Cheng Ho Mosque, Tanjung Buntung, Bengkong, Riau Islands Province 29444 Indonesia

You will pass by the famous Cheng Ho statue, mosque and ship replica.

Stop At: IndoThai Massage, Komp. Nagoya Garden Phase I Blok D No. 4-5, Riau Islands Province 29432 Indonesia

You will stop by a popular licensed massage centre, where you will enjoy an included 60-min traditional Indonesian massage. Note: traditional Indonesian massage may not be suitable for children below 12 years of age. As such, children below 12 years of age will be served a small cup of ginger tea as substitute.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mega Mall Batam Centre, Jl. Engku Putri no. 1, Batam Center, Riau Islands Province 29461 Indonesia

Finally, you will pop by Megamall (Batam Center) selling souvenirs and hot food.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Batam Centre Ferry Terminal, Lubuk Baja Timur, Batam Center, Riau Islands Province 29461 Indonesia

Your tour will end at Batam Center ferry terminal in the evening to catch the high-speed ferry back to Singapore. You will arrive back at Singapore Harbourfront Centre at about 9:00pm (GMT+8).

Duration: 1 hour

Departure:

Departure point:

Harbourfront Centre, 1 Maritime Square, Singapore 099253

Departure time:

Duration:

1 day

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Terms and Conditions:

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


Reviews:

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tomisue78

We received advance notice about what to expect once we arrived in Batam. We had a wonderful guide standing with a sign to welcome us. She did a WONDERFUL job of taking us place to place. Great overview of the area.

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Dan A

Loveley trip, A lot of activities for a very small price. Massage was great, the coffee factory was a really good ideea, the seeafood meal was very good and plenty. A must do. You cannot get much more for that price.

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rafeekdr

Its worth if you have to spare one whole day dedicated for this. the place is good to know the flavor of mixed indonesia-singapore culture.
However the food and massage are worth i feel. the places to visit in the itinerary are not so great including the bridge. still if you have time, you can have a look.

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Siu Wa C

The tour was smooth and fun, and the tour guide was accommodating. But the massage was quite terrible and too hard to get a relaxing experience.

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Gerardo C

Overall this is an average experience. The Ferry trip is nice and comfortable. The island of Batam is not a typical tourist island; city scenery is not driven by tourism. Lunch was very disappointing, especially since Batam is known for cheap seafood dishes; the serving was very little and it was difficult to find meat in the small crab dish we got. The visit to the temple was okay, but we seemed to have spent too much time there. The massage experience was probably the best part of this deal. The visit to the cake place was a fiasco; it was just a store that sold the cake. The coffee factory was interesting but it was more really meant to be a crash course in the different bean styles and then a sales opportunity. The tour guide did an excellent job though. I believe this experience could become an excellent one if these issues are somehow improved.


Summary

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SMALL GROUP: Batam Day Trip with Ferry, 1-hr Massage, Shopping and Seafood Lunch
Overview:

This is a sightseeing-cum-shopping day trip ideal for travelers on a budget but still want to have a taste of a developing Indonesian city. Hop on a 1-hour high-speed ferry from Singapore. Upon arrival at Batam, you will be greeted by your guide. A 4-course seafood lunch and 60-min traditional Indonesian massage are included. You will arrive back at Singapore at about 9:00pm.

Highlights:
• Visit Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya, Barelang Bridge, Kueh Lapis Bakery, Mini Indonesian Park, Cheng Ho Statue, 70 Fahrenheit Koffie, Batik Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet, Welcome to Batam Monument & Megamall 
• A traditional Indonesian massage is included for your convenience

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$88.14

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