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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
+65 6468 5736
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Steep slope on the main route at first but it gets easier. We didn’t take the stairs to the top... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brisbane, Australia
An excellent hiking training ground for beginners

Started my training at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve in preparation for more challenging hikes at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This protected rainforest, just 12km away from the city's high-rises, offers hiking and bike trails for observing some of the rarest insect, bird and mammal species in the world.
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177 Hindhede Drive Bukit Timah Vhf Station, Singapore 589333, Singapore
+65 6468 5736
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Reviewed yesterday

Steep slope on the main route at first but it gets easier. We didn’t take the stairs to the top. Disappointed with no view from top. Good to walk in the jungle away from all the high rise. Easy access from Beauty World MRT.

Thank lird5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started my training at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve in preparation for more challenging hikes at overseas mountainous regions. The area was an excellent practicing ground especially for amateurs like me. Well-maintained amenities like toilets, water points and vending machines filled with thirst quenching isotonic drinks....More

Thank William S
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to spend some time walking up the Bukit Timah Hill. It’s a really enjoyable walk up. Nearest MRT will be beauty world station. Just remember not to feed the monkey 🐒 if you see them.

1  Thank MrNicTan
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Went with my 9-year-old nephew on a Saturday morning. Good hike and we took the yellow route to the summit. Did not see any wildlife maybe because the place was crowded on a weekend. I just wish people would observe proper ethics while hiking. I...More

Thank sourcola
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It has many side routes and map shows clearly where you are stands don't worry about being lost. Many hikers, families, even trail running are here. Nice for 2 hours you can do it all. You will see some lizards or monkey, butterflies, many species...More

1  Thank mosaferuae
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Went to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve with my family for a weekend hike and we were pleasantly surprised to see a few animals including snake, flying squirrel, giant lizards and monkeys during our hike. Will definitely suggest to take the Southern trail up to the...More

Thank Stingrui11
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The nearest mrt to this nature reserve is Beauty World on the downtown line. it is about 10 mins walk there from the mrt. The summit is only 164 m high and it takes about one hour to go up and down the summit. There...More

Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Bukit Timah is the highest peak in Singapore, but is mainly a hill if compared to the other majestic mountains in other countries. We got here around 10am on Sunday on taxi, and it was pretty busy with many people around. It is about 10...More

Thank Rachel_PRL
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I went from the green corridor at Bukit Panjang to the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve hilltop. It took me approximately an hour. Went on a weekday at about 10am. It wasn't too hot. Nice and peaceful walk, without the weekend crowd. Saw a monitor lizard...More

Thank lovebeach7878
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Singapore is a vibrant metropolis, yet the city nation prides itself for its large tracts of green cover. A visit to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve (Bukit in Malay means hill and Timah means red as there were granite quarries on the hill - according to...More

Thank KabraRamesh
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30 October 2016|
Response from 692linz | Reviewed this property |
Take the original route from Hindhede Drive (Off Upper Bukit Timah Road). Most of the walking will be on slope. The first will be the steepest. Overcome it the rest should be fine. After the first slope will be a little rest... More