Berikut adalah iti trip kami ke Milan and Switzerland
|Date||27 Feb 2023 – 9 Mac 2023|
|Route||PENANG –> MILAN, ZURICH -> PENANG |
Departure : PEN –> SINGAPORE @1805h ( 1h 25min)
SINGAPORE –> MILAN @2345h (12h 10min)
Arrival : MXP – Milan Malpensa Airport @0555H
ZURICH -> SINGAPORE @1035H (13h 15min)
SINGAOPORE – PEN @ 1540H (1h 30min)
|Time difference||6 hours behind|
|Currencies||1 Euro= RM4.75) 1 swiss franc CHF = RM 4.85 1 Sing Dollar = RM3.22|
|Temperature||6’C – 12’C|
|Day 1 |
27 Feb 2023
|PEN airport||Check in PEN airport @ 1805H |
Arrive S’pore airport 1930H
Transit S’pore airport 4hr15min
|Day 2 |
28 Feb 2023 (Tuesday)
|Milan Check in 2nite|
Arrive @ Malpensa Airport Terminal 1 0555H.
– Tourism Centre. To purchase MilanoCard 3days pass 19.50€ each (19.5x4x4.7=RM366.60)
– Take the bus from Malpensa T1 to Milan Centrale Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini. 10€ per person. 50minutes journey. 15% off with Milano card.
– Other option train Malpensa Express. 54minutes journey. ~13€ per person (13x4x4.7= RM244.40)
Store luggage @ Milan Centrale Address: Via G. Battista Pergolesi, 22 20124 Milano
– Opening hours: 365 days, 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Direction: At Milano Centrale Train Station take the escalator to the ground floor to exit the station onto Piazza Luigi di Savoia. Keep left and pass the square’s gardens, then turn right onto Via Pergolesi. They are on number 22. **Just a few steps from the Caiazzo metro station (Line M2). @2.49€ per locker +service fee 0.5€
1. Visit Mariam Mosque
Address: Via Padova, 366, 20132 Milano MI, Italy
Nearest train station Cascina Gobba. Walk 5min @ 400m fr the station Metro Line2 (Green) Direction: From Caiazzo M2 (Cologno Nord)stop at Cascina Gobba M2 (7stops), 13min
2. Historical Tram line 1
Greco Rovereto -Roserio Ospedale Sacco (47stops,1hr journey)
Wooden oldest tram
Direction: From Cascina Gobba M2 stop at Caiazzo M2 (Assago Milano Fiori Forum, 7stops,13min). At Caiazzo take Tram line 1 to Via Vitruvio (Roserio Ospedale Sacco, 2stops,2min)
3. Tandoori kebab halal
Via Vitruvio, 32, 20124 Milano MI, Italy Nearest tram Line 1,5. Walk 1min @52meter fr tram station (orange)
Direction: 1min walk fr Via Vitruvio Tram line1
4 Sightseeing Milan (walking tour 4-7)
4.1 Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral)
Can reach Duomo with Metro Red Line or Yellow Line stop DUOMO or overground line N° 1; 2; 3; 14; 15; 16; 19; 24; 27; 73; 54
Direction: Take tram Line 1 @ Via Vitruvio, (Roserio Espedale Saco) stop at Cordusio M1 (9stops 19min)
4.2 Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square)
4.3 Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
4.4 La Rinascente 8th storey,at the top floor -free toilet & panaromic view of Duomo
4.5 Castello Sforzesco (Sforzesco Castle)
Walk 2min,180m to train station. Duomo M1 to Cairoli (Bisceglie,2stops,2min). Walk 2min,180m fr Cairoli st to Castello
**If time allow-Navigli of Milan. Located at Alzaia Navigli with Metro Line 3 stop porta Genova or overground line n◦2,3,10,47,74,169
Check in & rest.
Milano, Via Gamboloita 7.( Airbnb)
Take M3 subway (yellow line) direction- San Donato.
Get off @Corvetto station. 15min train ride from Milan Centrale.
Apartmt entrance besides Siesa Si Minimarket. Go further – Exit subway, follow Corso Lodi street for 40m, then turn left to Gamboloita street to take key in safety lock (passby Caffetteria, near Fiamma2/Souola Guida)
|Day 3 |
1 Mac 2023 (Wedneday)
|VENICE DAY TRIP |
Milano Centrale-Venezia S.Lucia TRAIN 9710 Frecciarossa
Depart: 0845H Arrival:11:12H
SIGHTSEEING VENICE ( 5hours)
Buy Vaporetto Day Pas 20€ for 24H. /2€ ticket? Sightseeing 1) Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace) Getting there: Walk to Ferrovia ‘b’ vaporetto station. Line 1: stop at San Zaccaria or Vallaresso Line 2: stop at Giardinetti ~20min ride
2) Campanile di San Marco (St Mark’s Campanile) Walk from Doge’s Palace
3) Basilica di San Marco (St Mark’s Basilica)
4) Piazza San Marco
5) Torre dell’orologio
6) Fondaco dei Tedeschi At 4th floor, spectacular view of the Rialto bridge & the canal
7) Ponte di Rialto (Rialto Bridge)
8) Mercato di Rialto (Rialto Food Market) Walk fr point 1-8 Ride GONDOLA 80€ per gondola. 30mins ride
Take from San Polo bridge.
Lunch (packed food)
Prayer at Islamic Cultural Center, Venezia Mestre Address: Islamic Cultural Center, Viale Antonio Paolucci, 42,30175 Venezia VE, Italy OR Centro Islamico di Venezia e Provincia Via Lazzarini, 3, 30175 Venezia VE, Italy Take train regionale fr Venezia San Lucia to Venezia Mestre- 11min ride 1€. Walk 8min from train station.
Return to Milan:
Venezia San Lucia- Milano Centrale TRAIN 9748 Frecciarossa
Depart: 16:48H Arrival: 19:15H
|Day 4 |
2 Mac 2023 (Thursday)
| Bernina Express Tirano-Churr |
Chur – Zurich HBB
|Left MIlan and headed to Switzerland.|
Check out from Airbnb.
Take train to Milano Centrale
Take train at Milano Centrale (Trenod) to Tirano @ 0920H-1152H 2hr32minutes journey.
11€ per person. Total 42€ (RM197.40)
TIRANO -> CHURR
Departure @14:24 H.
Arrival @18:22H 3hr58min
Seat reservation 24CHF/person x4= 96CHF
Click on : InfoT(r)ainment” system at www.infotrainment.ch. This will also get you free Wifi.
Bring a headset, so you can listen to the commentary.
Take train from Chur -> Zurich HBB (45min)
Check in Zurich 1nite
ACCOMODATION: Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport
Address: Hofwisenstrasse 30, Ruemlang, ZH, 8153 Switzerland
Direction: Nearest train station Rumlang (S9 towards Schaffhausen from Zurich HBB). From Rumlang station walk 550m (6min) to the hotel
|Day 5 |
3 Mac 2023 (Friday)
Check-out from hotel.
Take train to Zurich HBB
Store luggage @ Zurich train station
Sight Seeing Zurich
1) Zurich Rhinefalls
Direction: Take train form Zurich HBB train to Schaffhausen, then to either Neuhausen Rheinfall (northern) OR *Schloss (castle) Laufen am Rheinfall (southern) 45min ride
– Entry 5CHF per person
Best view is from Southern bank/schloss Laufen. Take the elevator from the train station up, a ticket may buy near elevator. You can also walk up if so inclined. From where the elevator drops you at the top, then right and head to the visitor centre to buy tickets. If you already have your tickets, take a left and cross the turnstile.
2) Bahnhofstrasse famous shopping boulevard of Zurich. connects the lake to the main train station and is ~1.5 km long.
3) Historic spot of Lindenhof
Take a turn from Bahnhofstrasse into Rennweg (another charming shopping street) and head towards the Lindenhof
4) Niederdorf, old town district Car-free, cobbled stone streets lined with boutiques and small shops. Stroll along the Limmat river.
5) Zurich’s Altstadt (old town), Rathausbrucke (pedestrian bridge) s
6) Sprungli Rolls-Royce of Swiss chocolatiers
The city’s oldest chocolatier family business signature Luxemburgerli, artisan chocolates and cakes for almost 200 years.
Location: towards the tail end of Bahnhofstrasse, products are all gelatin-free, clear label with/without alcohol
Souvenir from Swiss: Swiss chocolate @ Migros or Coop, brand: “Frey”
Collect luggage and take train to Lucerne
*halal food: Little Istanbul @ basement Lucern train station
Check in Lucern 2 nite
ACCOMODATION: Anstatthotel Horw – contactless check in Address: 154 Kantonsstrasse, Horw, Horw, Switzerland, 6048 Booking ID 80755xxx Ref NO: 300783xxx
Direction: Bus stop is 1min away From Luzern train station. Take BUS 20 direction to Horw, Ennethorw. 15min journey. Stop at Horw, Seefeld. 12th stop.
|Day 6 |
4 Mac 2023 (Saturday)
MOUNT TITLIS (full day)
Direction: From Lucern to Engelberg via train (43min journey, operate by Zentelbahn, every hour)
At Engelberg station, take free shuttle to cable car or walk 10min. (Take bus B10 to the Mt. Titlis cable car station-Titlis Talstation )
@Cable car station. ENGELBERG→TRUBSEE→STAND→TITLIS
Take a gondola to STAND (15min ride)
From Stand take Rotating cable car, Titlis Rotair to Titlis (15min ride)
TITLIS: Glacier Cave,Cliff Walk-Europe’s highest suspension bridge ,Ice Flyer Chairlift, Glacier Park(summer only)
Return to TRUBSEE station:
Middle gondola station. Snow Park (winter only)
Cost: Engelberg-Titlis 96CHF.
Ice Flyer chairlift 12CHF
With STP 50% discount.
Estimated cost 60CHF per adult. Kids free with parents with STP 60CHFx4.7×2= RM564 (final ascent 4pm, final descent 5pm)
Take train back to hotel
|Day 7 |
5 Mac 2023 (Sunday)
|Check out from hotel|
Take bus to Lucern train stationt & Store luggage
Sightseeing Lucern :
1) Swiss museum of transport
Getting there: take a bus, or boat to ‘Verkehrshaus-Lido’ or a local train to ‘Luzern Verkehrshaus’.
Entrance fee: 50% off with STP Normal price adult 32CHF, child 14CHF. Total 92CHF. Discount 50% 46CHF
2) Mount Rigi “Queen of the Mountain”
Boat from Lucerne (in front of lucern train st) →Vitznau (60min)
First boat @ 0912H every hour
Vitznau→Rigi Kulm via Red cog railway (30min)
Rigi Kulm→Arth Goldau via Goldau line Blue cog railway (35min)
Arth Goldau→Lucern via train(35min)
Don’t go on Tuesday.’Rigi day’: free excursion with possibility of more crowded?
98CHF per person. Free with STP
Return to Lucern train station, collect luggage and take train to Brienz.
Check in Brienz 3nite
ACCOMODATION: Address: 120 Hauptstrasse, Brienz Town Center, Brienz, Switzerland, 3855 Booking ID 8xxxx641. Ref no: 266xxx811 Tax & fee pay @ property: RM227.52
Direction: Brienz train station is 300m away Grabi bus stop is 150m away
|Day 8 |
6 Mac 2023 (Monday)
|GRINDELWALD ( full day)|
Take train from Brienze to Interlaken OST, then take blue train to Grindelwald.
From Grindelwald train station walk to Grindelwald Firstbahn gondola lif station. Follow main street, Dorfstrasse, to the east for about 700metres. <10min walk or take yellow bus
Scenic gondola ride: 25min journey
playground for kids,swings, climbing & balancing frames. Kids friendly mountain stream, Trottibike (fr Bort to Grindelwald st)
SCHREKFELD station :
First Glider (Schrekfeld-First-Schrekfeld),First Flyer (First to Schrekfeld), Mountain Cart (fr Schrekfeld to Bort)
First Cliff Walk, Bachalpsee Lake Hike, Marmot Education Trail #17( at cable car st) (Bachalpsee Lake hike: winter walking trail, 5.88km both ways. 55min each ways)
Grindelwald to First (64CHF round trip)
First Flyer 31CHF 24CHF-kids /First Glider 31CHF, 24CHF-kids Mountain Cart 21CHF,17CHF-kids /Trottibike 21CHF, 17CHF- kids Estimated Cost: 32CHF (50% discount with STP. Kids free
32CHF x2x4.7 = RM 300.80
#Tips: First Cliff Walk- can reach from 2 sides, restaurant or exit gondola, walk in the direction of Bachalpsee lake & enter fr that side. Recommendation: start fr lower entrance of First Cliff Walk (on the way to Bachalpsee)
|Day 9 |
7 Mac 2023 (Tuesday)
|ZERMATT (full day)|
Scenic route via Kandertag (3hr50min journey)
Brienz to Zermat (2hr30min journey)
Zermatt to Gornergrat.
98CHF round trip.
50% discount with STP
Train every 30min.
Kirchplatz in the village: Beautiful Swiss chalets in the foreground at this square add to the charm of the view.
Kirchbrücke in the village: The bridge over the river Mattervispa is a beautiful spot to see the Matterhorn.
Sit on right side for best views. 5stops.
|Day 10 |
8 Mac 2023 (Wednesday)
|Check in Zurich 1nite 9.40am||Check out hotel and store luggage at Interlaken station OST|
Sightseeing Lake Brienz & Brienz Village
Sightseeing Lake Thun
– take train fr Interlaken OST to Thun
– Thun Lake Cruise @ 9.40am (Thun to Spiez)
– 09:40 46m9 towards Interlaken West (See) • Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) Hünibach (See) Hilterfingen (See) Oberhofen am Thunersee Gunten (See) Spiez SchiffstationSpiez, Switzerland
Scenic walk from Spiez to Faulensee 30 minutes, easy walk 2.2km
Grab luggage @ Interlaken. and take train to Zurich.
Check in Zurich 1 nite
Holiday Inn Express Zurich Airport Pay @property RM70 Direction: Nearest train station Rumlang (S9 towards Schaffhausen). From Rumlang station walk 550m (6min) to the hotel
|Day 11-Day 12 |
9 – 10 Mac 2023 (Thursday-Friday)
|6.00am||Check out hotel|
Take hotel shuttle to airport
Check in Zurich airport @ 1035H 9Mac2023
Arrive S’pore airport 0600H 10Mac2023
Transit S’pore airport 9hrs 40min
S’pore-PEN @1540H Arrive Penang airport 1710H Next day.
|Transit Singapore||Possible activities during layover:|
A free 2-hour city tour. The Heritage Tour is a daytime option that stops by important historic and cultural sights. Sign up at the Free Singapore Tour booths in Terminal 2 and 3; check if visa required.
Terminal 1: swing by Kinetic Rain, the world’s largest kinetic sculpture, or the Social Tree interactive exhibit in the Central Piazza — both are perfect for Instagram
Terminal 3: the free-to-enter gallery explores the history of aviation and air travel in Singapore as well as behind-the-scenes operations here at Changi Airport, which handles about 1,000 flights a day Impressive range of sculptures from international artists also in terminal 3.
Terminal 2’s Entertainment Deck to play games on Xbox Kinect and Playstations, or watch your favorite music videos in the MTV Booth.Two free movie theaters! Located in Terminals 2 and 3, these 24-hour movie theatres woodblock rubbing stations, which celebrate this artform that was popular in Singapore in the 1950s and 1960s.
Make your own print with free materials at one of several locations.
Departure Transit Lounges in each of the 3 terminals: variety of gardens. Cactus Garden and Sculptural Tree Garden in T1, Interactive Enchanted Garden in T2, and the Butterfly Garden in T3. Look for Jewel Changi airport.