Where does the MacRitchie trail start?

Just at the edge of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, MacRitchie Reservoir Park offers a good starting point to venture out for a walk, and it is up to you how far or hard you want to make your MacRitchie walk.

How long is MacRitchie trail?

Take an exhilarating walk around the 11-kilometre nature trail loop known as MacRitchie Trails, located within the tropical rainforest of Central Catchment Nature Reserve. You’ll likely bump into long-tailed macaque monkeys, squirrels and monitor lizards.

How do you explore MacRitchie Reservoir?

  1. Explore the reservoir on a kayak.
  2. Go freshwater fishing.
  3. Find turtles and monitor lizards along the Prunus & Petai Trails.
  4. Have a photoshoot amidst the Arashiyama-like bamboo grove.
  5. Head up to the Treetop Walk.
  6. Climb up the Jelutong Tower.
  7. Take a picnic along the golf link.
  8. Wander along the waterfront Chemperai Trail.

How do you start MacRitchie trail?

To get to MacRitchie Reservoir main ‘entrance’ by public transit, take any bus to the MacRitchie Reservoir stop on Lornie Road, or take the Circle Line to Caldecott MRT and from there it’s a ten-minute walk.

How long is Chemperai trail?

2.5 mi
Chemperai TraiL @ MacRitchie

Length 2.5 mi
Elev. Gain 62.3 ft
Est. Steps 6000

Is TreeTop Walk open Covid?

The closure took effect from 11 Aug 2020 and was originally expected to finish by 31 May. However, in a recent update confirmed by MS News, NParks estimates the reopening of the TreeTop Walk to be in Q3 2021. This effectively means that the 3 trails will reopen between July and September.

Is cycling allowed in MacRitchie?

Other than popular cycling trails like East Coast Park and Macritchie Reservoir, you’ll be able to see more cyclists out on the roads now, especially with all the new park connectors coming up. For the nature lovers out there, there are also several nature biking trails across the island to get acquainted with!

Is Tree Top Walk open Covid?

Can I go picnic in phase 2?

While social and recreation activities in parks are allowed for groups of 2, NParks has advised visitors against having picnics so as to curb the spread of COVID-19. If you do need to eat out at parks, just remember to avoid crowded places and practise safe distancing.

Do I need to wear a mask when hiking Singapore?

Singaporeans are encouraged to continue exercising to stay healthy and boost their immunity. Members of the public (above the age of 2) are required to wear masks when exercising out of their homes. Running, jogging, cycling and other similar activities are deemed strenuous that mask need not be donned.

How long does it take to cycle 10km?

How Long Does It Take To Cycle 10km? A rider with average fitness using a reasonable road bike on flat terrain should be able to cycle 10km/6.2 miles in around 25-30 minutes at an average speed of 16-20km/h (10-12 miles per hour).

Can you cycle on Bartley flyover?

Cyclists are prohibited from cycling only on expressways and road tunnels. This means that cyclists are allowed to cycle on roads such as Nicoll Highway, West Coast Highway, Keppel Viaduct and Bartley Viaduct.

Where is the MacRitchie Reservoir nature reserve located?

The MacRitchie Reservoir Park is located at the southern-eastern end of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. It is a popular starting point for visitors who wish to hike the MacRitchie Trails and the TreeTop Walk.

Which is the best place to visit MacRitchie?

If you are at MacRitichie Reservoir Park, a place to visit is the TreeTop Walk! It is the highlight of several long hiking routes in MacRitchie, bringing you through different stages of mature secondary forest and offers a bird’s eye view of the community of plants and animals that live in the forest canopy.

How long does it take to walk MacRitchie nature trail?

Depending on your fitness level, the trail may take between 2-3 hours to complete. The trails are considered moderate, mostly due to their length, but there are also some steep slopes to climb. During your walk, make sure to experience the treetop walk, a 250-metre free-standing suspension bridge that spans across two high points in the region.

What to do at MacRitchie Nature Park in Singapore?

Bring lots of water, and embark on one of the most beautiful walks that Singapore has to offer. After your walk, relax in the 12 hectares of parkland at the MacRitchie Nature Park. Engage in some fun watersports, or just have a quiet picnic on the grass.