6 Best Hiking Trails in Singapore to Impress Your Tinder Date
Lifestyle | 11 Nov 2019
Swipe right on these 6 hiking trails in Singapore right now. Tinder bae approves!
Do you want an extraordinary first Tinder date, while escaping the hustle and bustle of the city? From lush green jungles to humid wetlands, Singapore can transport you to numerous scenic vistas to relax. Our top picks of hiking trails comprise the most romantic spots in Singapore. Just remember to bring lots of water & insect repellent to impress bae with a well thought out #fitspo date.
1. MacRitchie Reservoir
MacRitchie Reservoir is one of the most popular hiking trails in Singapore. It offers you an incredible variety of wildlife and impressive scenery. Indulge in a slow hike on the MacRitchie Nature Trail while having deep meaningful conversations with bae. Take Tinder bae on a spin on the TreeTop walk for a bird’s eye view of the MacRitchie’s canopy. The astonishing views will compensate for all your fatigue!
If you are lucky, you could also see lemurs flying in front of you and long-tail macaques resting on the trees. Just make sure you don’t entice wild monkeys with bananas as they can get very aggressive and violent! Official site for MacRitchie Reservoir Park.
Address: MacRitchie Reservoir Park, Singapore 298717
Nearest Bus/ MRT station: Bus Stop 51071, MRT Marymount (CC16) & Caldecott MRT (CC17)
2. Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
Bukit Timah hosts Singapore’s oldest and largest patch of primeval forest. Being just 12km from the city centre, the reserve surprisingly has one of the richest ecological system in Singapore. Discover exotic species of plants and animals with bae, such as Greater Racket-tailed Drongo and Malayan Colug inside the reserve.
For the more adventurous hobbyists, climb up to the summit of the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Just be warned that the hike to the summit is fairly steep, so go prepared lest you embarrass yourself in front of bae! Official site for Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.
Address: 177 Hindhede Dr, Singapore 589333
Nearest Bus/ MRT station: Beauty World (DT5), Exit A
3. The Southern Ridges
You must visit The Southern Ridges with bae – a trail that connects Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve. This trail offers great views for nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts. Explore different areas according to your personal preferences.
After sunset, the most popular place along the trail Henderson Waves, the tallest pedestrian bridge in Singapore with distinctive wave-like structure. Official site for the Southern Ridges.
Address: Henderson Road, Mount Faber Park, Singapore 099203
Nearest Bus/ MRT station: Labrador Park (CC27)
4. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
In Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, you can uncover abundance migratory birds and rich biodiversity. Jog through the wetlands and mangrove forest and enjoy the large variety of flora and fauna. You could also see species such as mudskippers, crabs, shellfish, monitor lizards, otters and more. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is the best place to experience the beauty of nature. If you are lucky, you could also see crocodiles when you are hiking! Official site for Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.
Address: 301 Neo Tiew Crescent, Singapore 718925
Nearest Bus/ MRT station: Kranji (NS7)
5. Green Corridor
The Green Corridor is a railway track connecting several parks like Bukit Timah and Kranji Wetlands. Along the trail, you could find lush of grassland, streams and marshes. If you love photography, the Green Corridor would help you produce #instaworthy shots with your Tinder date.
Address: Tanjong Pagar to Bukit Timah Railway Station, a 24km stretch
Nearest Bus/ MRT station: King Albert Park (DT6)
6. Pulau Ubin
Pulau Ubin is the largest kampong in Singapore. If you want to take a trip back to Singapore’s 1960s, Pulau Ubin is the rightest choice! You could see flourishing mangroves along the beach, countless coconut palms and of course, variety of wildlife. Moreover, you can cycle through the island – but be careful of the small hills on Ubin!
Address: Pulau Ubin
Nearest Bus/ MRT station: Changi Point Ferry Terminal
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