Stunning International Airports Where You Can Turn Your Layover To Day Tour
From Singapore to Amsterdam, these layover trips at airports will make your journey memorable.
Travelling is fun, but waiting for your flight during a long layover at the airport is not. Many travellers ask for direct flights for their overseas travel and hence airport authorities around the world are putting their best foot forward to renovate their airports and when tourists come, instead of checking in a hotel they prefer a tour of the airport which is nothing like a mini-city tour.
So say goodbye to crappy sandwiches and coffee at the lounge and get ready for a tour of airports around the world that will convince you to opt for a lengthy layover. These airports has hanging butterfly garden, in -airport movie theatre, museums etc.
Changi International Airport, Singapore
Changi Airport, offer two types of tour – the city sights tour and the heritage tour for flights that have more than five hours layover. There are two city sights and four heritage tours per day. Both run on a first come, first serve basis. Else you can always visit its huge shopping complex, butterfly garden and massage chairs.
Narita International Airport, Japan
Narita Airport in Japan lets you chose from five different tours, self-guided which will take you to shopping areas of Tokyo and guided tours that introduce you to Tokyo in three hours.
New Doha International Airport, UAE
If you have a layover from 5 hours at Qatar Airport you can take a sightseeing tour of Doha. If you are flying with Qatar Airways your tour will include Pear-Qatar,
a man-made island, Katara Cultural Village. There are four tours daily that last from 2 hours and 45 mins
Salt Lake City International Airport, USA
The Airport at Utah, USA offers free city tour even if you have two hours layover. They have a tour every hour from 11 AM to 4 PM. The tour includes the Temple Square and Salt Lake City.
Istanbul International Airport, Turkey
One of the world’s busiest air terminals offers explorers who have more than a six-hour delay a free city visit. The ‘touristanbul’ program make stops at places like the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Royal residence, two of the city’s most famous tourist destination. Run straight to Hotel Desk in the International arrival hall where you can sign up for one of the five tours.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands
If you have a delay of six hours or more, you can pursue the carrier’s ‘layover’ program. You should simply fill a survey that gets some information about your inclinations and KLM will combine you up with an English-talking tourist guide who will show you the town – free transport tickets and the first round of beverages included as well.