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Summer is always the best time to savour the delicious durian - the king of fruits! It is said the harvests in summer are better than other seasons.
You could find durian stalls practically at every market across the island. Most of durians are imported from the State of Johor in Malaysia. Thanks to the advanced technology in agriculture, the fruits now are available anytime here.
For durian connoisseurs, a durian plantation is a must-go place. The plantations are in remote locations far from the city.
For those who are familiar with the routes, they could make their own ways to the plantation. For those who wish to go with on a group tour, here are the list of premium durian tour operators:
1 Day Durian Feast and Shopping Trips are priced at $89/adult and $79/child. It brings you to Tangkak area for Eat All You Can Durian Feast. For more details visit KKKL Travel and Tours.
Premium durians such Mao Shan Wang (Mountain Cat or Musang King), Golden Phoenix (Jing Feng) and XO varieties are available for consumption. Lunch and some other tropical fruits are provided at the site.
One Day Johor Tangkak Durian Tour is priced at $65/adult. It covers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Call the operator Apple World Travel for assistance.
Desaru Fruit Farm. Photo: WTS Travel
This 1 Day Durian Feast@Desaru tour by WTS Travel will include a visit to Crocodile Farm. The bus will bring participants to Desaru Fruit Farm for lunch and durian buffet. The farm in Desaru has also a mini zoo. They will conduct a talk on honey and bees. Lunch and dinner are inclusive.
Book your seat here at $63/adult and $60/child between 3 to 11 years old.
One Day Tangkak Durian Tour are available at $68/adult and $58/child. It covers a durian buffet and seafood dinner. Please visit Superior Tour for more details.
All tours will depart from Singapore to Johor by coaches. Book now before it is sold out. This tour is suitable for everyone including kids, teens, and adults.