If you enjoy walking, you will be pleased to know that you can take a leisure walk at Singapore’s nature reserves. Nature reserves here are undisturbed and abundant despite the development and transformation of the city. You can trek with your family and friends and appreciate the natural scenery.
Here are some places worth the walk:
Bukit Batok Nature Park
Bukit Batok Nature Park is situated in Bukit Batok East Avenue 2. You can walk from 7pm to 7am daily. The admission is free. If you have any concerns, you can reach them at (+65) 6736-2000.
The park offers lighted paths all the way through the lovely forest. The park was once a quarry site. Aside from the paths and the scenic views, you can learn about its history from the Japanese occupation to the quarry moments.
Kranji Countryside welcomes everyone at all times without requiring any admission fees. If you want to see and feel the laidback life, you should head to the countryside. In there you will see farms and farming practices like raising goats, chickens and other farm animals. You can witness the breeding of the fish and milking.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is situated in Hindhede Drive. They are open from 6am to 7pm daily. The admission is free so you can walk here as often as you can. If you have any concerns, you can reach them at 1800 471 7300.
Bukit Timah is home to Singapore’s highest hill. The park houses flowering plants, animals and adventure activities like rock climbing.
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Botanic Gardens is situated in 1 Cluny Road. They are open from 5am to 12am daily. The admission is free but if you choose to enter to National Orchid Garden, S$5 is asked for adults and S$1 for students and elders. If you have any concerns, you can reach them at (+65) 6471-7361.