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Shoe, Shop & Spa in Malaysia

10 Days  |  Departing Wednesday 28th November 2018 and returning Friday 7th December 2018

Prices & Options

Choose your Room:

$1,100.00 deposit payable

Progress Payment: $1,540.00 by 31 Jul 2018
Final Payment: $1,759.00 by 30 Aug 2018
Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

A fabulous shopping & pampering experience just before Christmas!

Highlights

Visit to Jimmy Choo's Original Shoe Store
George Town Heritage Tour
Dazzling George Town by Night Tour
Pampering Organic Body Spa Treatment (150mins)
High Tea at David Brown Restaurant atop Penang Hill
Penang Cooking Class headed by an Award Winning Chef
Shopping Experience at Design Village Premium Outlet Store (the Biggest in Malaysia!)
Kuala Lumpur Night Market Tour
Stroll Along Jalan Alor Food Street
Kuala Lumpur Grand Tour including City Highlights
Visit to Batu Caves and Golden Statue of Lor Murugan
Visit to Traditional Batik Factory
Visit to Royal Selangor
Farewell Dinner at the Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant
 

Inclusions

Fully Escorted by an Experienced Sisterhood Tour Hostess to ensure your experience is a memorable one!
Return Economy Airfares including taxes with Malaysia Airlines ex Melbourne (other cities and classes available upon request)
All Transportation as detailed in itinerary
All sightseeing including entrance fees as detailed in itinerary
Meals as detailed in itinerary
Tipping for Driver and Guide
Willing to Share Option
Meet and Greet Document Distribution Day (subject to minimum numbers attending)

Notice

A perfect time for Christmas Shopping.  Bargains Galore and with 30kg luggage allowance - look out Malaysia the Sisters are coming!

Itinerary

Day 1 - Wednesday 28 November 2018

Melbourne - Kuala Lumpur - Penang (Meals Inflight)

Welcome to Sisterhood Womens Travel!  Meet your Tour Hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for your flight to Penang via Kuala Lumpur.  Sit back relax and enjoy the inflight entertainment as we head towards Magical Malaysia.

Day 2 - Thursday 29 November 2019

Welcome to Penang, Malaysia

Welcome to Malaysia!  Upon arrival we'll be met and transferred to our hotel for check in.  The afternoon is free to explore before coming together for a George Town by Night tour.  George Town comes alive in a blaze of lights at night. A slow drive into the city takes us pass some of the landmarks and historical buildings of the colonial era. We'll enjo a stroll in Little India then head to dinner (own expense) at a hawker centre for a taste of the famous Penang local dishes like Laksa, Char Koay Teow, Satay, Rojak and etc. After dinner, feel the old town ambience through a short and relaxing trishaw ride in the city centre.  
Note: Laksa was voted by CNN as one of the top tastiest dishes in the world.

5 Nights Accommodation at Eastern & Oriental Hotel (or similar)

The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as `The E&O' to generations of travellers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era.

In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveller's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient.

Day 3 - Friday 30 November 2018

George Town Heritage Tour (B,L)

Today after breakfast, we'll enjoy a George Town Heritage Tour - Penang has another unique product made famous by our very own Penang-born Jimmy Choo - the renowned international shoe designer for the rich and famous. The tour traces back to Hong Kong Shoe Store where Jimmy Choo had his apprenticeship under Master Wong. Next, to admire the art of joss-stick making, some with intricate dragon motif. Proceed to see the baking of the popular “Tao Sa Peah” biscuits and Nonya Kueh - the authentic Malay desserts. Visit Chew Jetty – the early Chinese migrant settlement in Penang, admire the intricate stone carvings and woodworks of the Khoo Kongsi (Chinese Clan House), drive through the colourful Little India and the bustling Chinatown. Our tour continues to check out Penang’s original products such as the medicated “nutmeg oil”. Lunch en-route at a local restaurant, optional stops include Coffee Tree.  Free and easy for the rest of the day with dinner at leisure tonight.

Accommodation at Eastern & Oriental Hotel (or similar)

Day 4 - Saturday 1 December 2018

Spa Pamper & High Tea (B,HT)

This morning a real treat!  Our hotel has a stunning Spa and this morning we'll each receive a choice of one of the PAÑPURI Organic Body Treatments (150 minutes)
Select one of the below Spa Treatments Package. Relax, revitalise and rejuvenate at PAÑPURI Organic Spa, Eastern & Oriental Hotel.
 Bhorisud Purifying Body Treatment
Organic Body Scrub, Organic Body Mask & Soontharee Absolute Well–Being Massage
 Gaya Relaxing Body Treatment
Organic Body Scrub, Organic Body Wrap & Mali Moonlight Soothing Massage
 Arogya Detoxifying Body Treatment
Organic Body Scrub, Organic Body Mask & Samruam LukPraKob Herbal Tranquility Massage
 Thor-Saeng Brightening Body Treatment
Organic Body Scrub, Organic Body Wrap & Prana Stress-Relieving Massage

This afternoon after lunch we'll experience the unique funicular train ride to Penang Hill, 720-metre above sea level. At the summit, appreciate the exhilarating bird’s eye view from the cosy David Brown Restaurant, where we'll enjoy a lovely English High Tea in the cool weather. With time to take a stroll at the summit before descending.

Dinner at leisure tonight.

Accommodation at Eastern & Oriental Hotel (or similar)

Day 5 - Monday 2 December 2018

Penang Cooking Class (B,L)

Today we'll enjoy a Penang Cooking Class by an award winning chef headed by Nazlina.  Our lesson begins by visiting a wet market in George Town to check out the fresh ingredients for cooking. At the cooking school, we'll have a taste of local breakfast before starting the cooking lesson. We may be required to assist as part of the learning process. We'll enjoy the food we helped cooked afterwards.

Free and easy for the rest of the day with dinner (if we can fit it in!) at leisure.

Accommodation at Eastern & Oriental Hotel (or similar)

Day 6 - Tuesday 3 December 2018

Premium Outlet Shopping in Penang (B)

Today your chance to shop until you drop!  Enjoy discounted branded goods shopping at Design Village Premium Outlet the biggest in Malaysia! Located near the second Penang Bridge (25 km long), the 2-hour roundtrip transfer journey itself is an experience (return via the 13.5 km long 1st Penang Bridge).

Free and easy for the rest of the day with dinner at leisure.

Accommodation at Eastern & Oriental Hotel (or similar)

Day 7 - Wednesday 4 December 2018

Penang to Kuala Lumpur (B)

This morning we'll transfer to the Penang airport for our flight to Kuala Lumpur.  Upon arrival we'll be met and transferred to our accommodation.  An afternoon free before our Kuala Lumpur Night Market Tour where we'll visit the famous Petaling Street Night Market for a stroll through rows of stalls, each with its own specialty goods sold at bargain prices. A good combination of local and regional products, and vendors of different ethnic and nationalities. After that we'll head to Jalan Alor Food Street, where we can experience authentic local dishes and delicacies over a 2 km stretch of basic stalls and coffee shops. 

Accommodation at Element Kuala Lumpur (or similar)

Element Kuala Lumpur stands proudly at 275-metre high in Ilham Tower, one of the tallest, most iconic buildings in Malaysia designed by the globally acclaimed Foster+Partners. With 252 well-appointed rooms, meeting rooms, all-day-dining restaurant and bar,  Element Kuala Lumpur is the first of its brand to set foot in Malaysia.  Built green from the ground up with eco-friendly practices, natural light and open spaces, the Green Building Index (GBI) certified Hotel offers captivating 360° panoramic view of the KL city skyline. With the Ampang Park Light Rail Transit (LRT) at its doorstep, you can explore the world renowned PETRONAS Twin Towers less than a kilometre away, or visit Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant shopping malls and popular tourist destinations. 

Day 8 - Thursday 5 December 2018

Kuala Lumpur Grand Tour & Heavenly Dining Experience (B,L,D)

Today after breakfast we'll begin our grand tour of Kuala Lumpur unveiling the beauty and charm of the old and new capital city. Highlights of the tour include photo stops of Petronas Twin Towers, the King’s Palace, National Monument and the independence square. We'll visit the National Museum before lunch at a local restaurant. Pass the Little India in Brickfields before the next attraction of Batu Caves – a massive limestone outcrop, with its interior dominated by a sacred Hindu shrine, set deep inside the high caverns which take 272 steps to reach. Outside the caves stands a 43 metres high golden statue of Lord Murugan. Visit a nearby Batik factory to witness how traditional Malaysian Batik is printed or hand-drawn using wax and dye. Final stop is Royal Selangor Visitor Centre where the finest Malaysian Pewters are crafted.

Tonight a Heavenly Dining Experience to remember.  In the evening, we'll transfer to Kuala Lumpur Tower, which at 421-metre high, remains as one of the tallest tele-communication towers in Asia. From there take a high speed elevator to the Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant for a sumptuous Malaysian/international buffet dinner and enjoy the breathtaking bird’s eye view of Kuala Lumpur – commonly known as the Garden City of Lights. What a way to finish our Shoe, Shop & Spa Malaysian adventure. After dinner, we'll drive to the nearby Bintang Walk, a trendy 2km long café-lined walking street for a stroll before heading back to our hotel.

Accommodation at Element Kuala Lumpur (or similar)

Day 9 - Friday 6 December 2018

Free Day in Kuala Lumpur (B)

A free day to enjoy Kuala Lumpur and for some last minute shopping (if you're lugagge allows!).  An early evening transfer to the Kuala Lumpur Airport for our trip home.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the inflight entertainment of our airlines as we head towards Melbourne.

Day 10 - Saturday 7 December 2018

Welcome Home!

Welcome Home!  Thank you for joining us for your latest adventure and we look forward to welcoming you back!

Prices & Options

10 Day Shoe, Shop & Spa in Malaysia

Choose your Room:

$1,100.00 deposit payable

Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

For questions & Bookings 1300 885 255