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22 Jan 2014

12 Days Spain/Portugal with LyePeng Travel

Travel [旅游] • 22 JANUARY 2014
Our Tour Agent : LyePeng
Month of Travelling : 10 December 2013
Price : RM8688
Package Tour 12 days Spain/Portugal : What is included ?
Airticket from Penang - Singapore ( Silk Air) , Singapore- Barcelona (Singapore Airlines), Barcelona- Singapore ( Singapore Airlines) , Singapore - Penang ( Silk Air). Hotels 4-5 Stars. B/L/D inclusive. Sightseeings and a small group of 20.  These tours are almost all by bus. Here are the itinerary :

Our buses stop every 2 hours or so for rest breaks. If you require a break more urgently than that the driver will be happy to stop for you at a convenient point.The rest place very clean especially the toilets and they serve food and drinks.The Tour Leader will inform you when a rest break is taking place and what time to be back on the bus. (Normally) 15-30 minutes. The bus accommodates comfortably up to 40 , since we had 20 people we have lots of space in the bus.

Flamenco show, Spanish Cuisine+Wines
Grand Buffet, Seafood Paella, Seafood Buffet
Chinese Meals, Hot Buffet Breakfast ----- All included.

01:PenangTransit CitySpain (MOB)
★Assemble at Penang Int. Airport for depart to Spain~ Barcelona.

02: Barcelona (L/D)
★Welcome to Barcelona, 2nd largest city of Spain.
★Photo stop at Plaza Espana, the Gate of Peace, site of the Expo in 1929. It features a monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, and is bordered by two of Madrid's most prominent skyscrapers.
★Photo stop at Bull Ring Stadium, is an arena where bullfighting is performed. Bullrings are often historic and culturally significant centres that bear many structural similarities to the Roman amphitheatre.
★Sightseeing to Montjuic Hill, is a broad shallow hill with a relatively flat top overlooking the harbour, to the southwest of the city centre. The eastern side of the hill is almost a sheer cliff, giving it a commanding view over the city's harbour
immediately below.The best place for overlook the city.
★Visit to 1992 Olympic Stadium.This futuristic stadium is an extremely popular venue for concerts, indoor athletics and swimming events. It holds a capacity of 24000 and was designed by award-winning architect Arata Isozaki.
★Drive through Columbus Monument, Barcelona Harbour.
★Visit Casa Mila (UNESCO Site) commonly known as La Pedrera is the largest civil building designed by Antoni Gaudí. Regarding the structure, Casa Milà is characterized by its self-supporting stone facade, meaning that it is free of the functions of a load-bearing wall, which connects to the internal structure of each floor by means of curved iron beams surrounding the perimeter of each floor.
★Visit Sagrada Familia Cathedral (UNESCO Site). , is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona,
★Enjoy shopping at Catalunia Square and La Rambla Street.

03: Barcelona/ Zaragoza/ Madrid (B/L/D)
★Proceed to Mardrid via Zaragoza.
★The city is famous for its folklore, a renowned local gastronomy.
★Photo to famous landmarks: the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon.(UNESCO Site). The Fiestas del Pilar are among the most celebrated festivals in Spain.

04: Madrid (B/L/D)
★Visit Royal Palace, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid, but is only used for state ceremonies.
★Sightseeing Plaza Mayor (know as Main square), Plaza del Sol, City Hall, Cibeles Fountain, Calle de Alcala, Alcala Gate and etc.
★Sightseeing at Plaza Espana for Monument of Cervantes and Don Quixote statue.
★Photo stop at Bernabeu Stadium~home to Real Madrid football club.
★Enjoy shopping fun at Grand Via shopping street, you may get the Spain famous fashionshop~Zara, famous leather shop~Loewe, Madrid and many other world famous branded shops.

05: Madrid/ Toledo/ Badajoz (B/L/D)
★Proceed to the famous capitals of the Spanish Empire~Toledo. Tour enjoy the panoramic view at the viewpoint then into
this old town. Its full of Christian, Jewish and Moorish architecture (UNESCO Site).
★Visit to Santa Tome Church, built in 12th century and completely rebuilt in the 14th century. The Church is known for its beautiful Mudejar Tower and the large format painting by Ei Greco, ‘The Burial of The Count of Orgaz’. This great painting is divided into two great areas: on one side, on the higher part you can observe a celestial area with Christ, the Virgin, angels, saints and other deceased figures. In the lower part, the earthly part, a burial surrounded by some ecclesiastical and civil figures is represented.

06: Badajoz/Lisbon,Portugal (B/L/D)
★Today visit to Lisbon, capital city of Portugal.
★Visit to Jeronimos Monastery, one of the most prominent monuments in Lisbon, (UNESCO Site). It is a great monument to the Age of Discovery and a magnificent example of the Manueline style of architecture. The monastery was founded by King Manuel I in celebration of - and funded by - successful Portuguese voyages around the world.
★Sightseeing Belem Tower~ Lisbon Icon (UNESCO site), one of the world's cultural heritage, which is one of Portugal historic building, this tower is not only a witness to Portugal once glorious historical monuments, its unique architectural
style and its special geographical position as it brings the world tourism who is the best on the Lisbon visitors a scenic spot lens.
★Visit Monument of Navigator, the most prominent monument of Lisbon.The monument celebrates the Portuguese Age of Discovery (or Age of Exploration) during the 15th and 16th centuries. The Monument to the Discoveries represented a
romanticized idealization of the Portuguese exploration that was typical of the Estado Novo regime of António de Oliveira Salazar.
★Overlook 25th April Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alfama District, Pombal Square and Statue.
★Photo to the oldest elevator in Portugal~Santa Justa Elevator.
★In evening enjoy shopping at Grand Avenida and Rossio Square, taste the delicious crispy yet melting Portuguese Tart at here.

07: Lisbon/ Seville, Spain (B/L/D)
★Travel to the fascinating Seville.
★Sightseeing to Torre del Oro (Gold Tower).Constructed in the first third of the 13th century, the tower served as a prison during the Middle Ages. Its name comes from the golden shine it projected on the river, due to its building materials.
★Walk along the narrow old quarters of Santa Cruz, a once thriving Jewish quarter, photo the Royal Alcazar, Giralda Bell Tower and Cathedral of Seville.
★Coach passby the Bull Ring.
★Sightseeing to Maria Luisa Park ( Plaza de Espana). The park serves as a botanical garden. Many plant species, native or exotic, are represented, along with educational panels to inform the visitors to the park. Many birds make their home in the park, which is known for its large population of doves (for which a part of the Plaza de América is called the Parque
de las Palomas, or Dove Park). There are also many green parrots living in the center of the park and ducks and swans in the fountains and lakes.

08: Seville/Cordoba/Granada (B/L/D)
★Coach to Cordoba, a capital of Muslim Spain and the most gorgeous places to visit in Andalusia.
★Visit to the Mezquita, will see the horseshoe-shaped arches, colours granite jasper and marble pillars. The magnificent shell-shaped ceiling craved from a single block of marble and the chambers on either side are decorated with exquisite. Byzantine mosaics of gold. Continue journey to Granada.

09: Granada/ Alicante (B/L/D)
★Visit to Alhambra Palace, A Palace and Fortress complex of the Moorish monarchs of Granada. A fantasy of ‘Lace in stone’ surrounded by arabesque garden and fountain.
★Amble through the magnificent Water Garden, Generalife, Summer Palace, The Bath, Residential area, The Fortress and etc.

10: Alicante/ Valencia/ Barcelona (B/L/D)
★Proceed to Valencia city.
★Sightseeing to Town Hall, Torre Serranos, the Bull Ring, Estocio del Nord & Cathedral of Valencia with an impressive octagonal bell tower.
★Sightseeing to The City of Arts and Sciences, a huge futuristic educational complex designed for Valencia by the famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrva.It is a unique complex devoted to scientific and cultural dissemination.
★If time permitted, tour will visit to Center Market (Market Place). Afternoon tour continue to Barcelona.

11: BarcelonaTransit City (B/MOB)
★Time to farewell and bring home with the wonderful memories.

12: Arrival Penang (-)
★Arrival with sweet memory

A good deal, eh? Normally, I'm not the 'package tour' type of person, preferring to make all my travel arrangements myself. However, because of my parents (age 60's above) We have decided to join the Package Tour. And this was our first time going on a tour. Although it was only 12 days trip, but is one of the best month's vacations in Spain/Portugal we ever had, I have to admit an all-inclusive package tour with LyePeng is the way to travel.

What is Lye Peng? - Initialy started as LYE PENG TRAVEL ENTERPRISE on the year 1978 at lot 1.17 &1.18 Wisma Central, 10400 Penang. After a few years, the company expanded and on 26 March 1986, LYE PENG TRAVEL & TOURS SDN BND was established. It provides holiday travel for all ages. Tour packages are either hotel or touring holidays, or cruise packages and are 'land only' (you get your own flights), 'bed and breakfast', 'half-board' (breakfast and dinner), 'full-board' (breakfast, lunch and dinner) or 'all-inclusive' (everything on the vacation is included in the price of the tour). Specializing in organizing Inbound and Outbound tours to Overseas with professional tour leader service. Cater for Incentive group and familiarization tour for factory, association and college. We are agent for all Airlines, world wide hotel, Cruise booking and visa application.

Lye Peng has a reputation for providing an exceptional travel experience, the company has won a prestigious award, this time it was the Golden Award under the 1st Top 50 Enterprise Awards Malaysia 2007. Again, in year 2010 Lye Peng Travel and Tours Sdn.Bhd has won The Dr Sun Yat Sen Growth & Development Enterprise Award organized by Kwong Wah Yit Poh. I could absolutely understand why.

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