Scandinavia With Norwegian F Jords 15 Nts

We are pleased to offer you the ultimate tour of Scandinavia ending in Helsinki. A quality first class tour at a leisurely pace during which you will experience Scandinavia whilst staying at good first class hotels right in the heart of each city. You will have time to explore the capitals and you will travel through some of the most beautiful parts of the Norwegian Fjords and the South of Scandinavia. The scenic highlights include the longest fjord in Norway - The Sognefjord, and the Briksdal Glacier. Whilst in the Fjord area you will stay at hotels belonging to "The Prominent Hotels of the Fjords of Norway". You will be travelling on the famous Flåm Railway and cruising the fjords by ferries and boat. Bergen, the Capital of the fjords, will surprise and enchant you. In Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo, there is plenty of time to enjoy the amenities on offer and get to know these capital cities, each one of them with a distinct different atmosphere. Throughout the tour you will travel by first class coach and with one of our professional Tour Escorts who will ensure you get full enjoyment out of these 16 days of your holiday.

 

Day 1: Copenhagen
Arrival transfer from the airport to your hotel. In the early evening your Tour escort will arrange a get-together to give information about the tour and give you a chance to meet your fellow travellers. Hotel in the centre of Copenhagen.


Day 2: Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace, Gefion Fountain, Nyhavn and of course the Little Mermaid. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. Hotel in the centre of Copenhagen.


Day 3: Copenhagen - Oslo
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning free in Copenhagen. Your tour escort will be happy to advise you about places of interest to visit - we can suggest an optional tour to the three castles in North Sealand, including the Kronborg Castle of Hamlet. Afternoon transfer by coach from hotel to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise to Oslo, departing at 17.00 hours. Enjoy your first Scandinavian smörgåsbord dinner as you cruise up the Kattegat. Accommodation in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC. We strongly recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry your suitcases to and from the cabin.


Day 4: Oslo
Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast as you cruise along the enchanting Oslo Fjord. Arrival in Oslo around 09.30 hours, followed by 3 hours guided tour of the Norwegian capital. You will visit the world-famous Viking Ships Museum and the impressive Vigeland Sculpture Park. Evening free. Hotel in the centre of Oslo.


Day 5: Oslo
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Day free in Oslo. The bustling Aker Brygge Harbour, the Akershus Fortress, and other popular attractions are all within walking distance of your hotel. Your tour escort will assist you in planning your day and offer optional excursions. Hotel in the centre of Oslo.


Day 6: Oslo - Lofthus in Hardangerfjord 
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure from Oslo, driving to the mountain resort of Geilo for a stop. The tour continues passing the wild Hardanger Mountain Pleateau and the highest waterfall, Vöringsfoss, with a vertical drop of 180 m. Descend to the lovely Hardanger Fjord where you will be spending the night at the traditional Ullensvang Hotel, situated at the waterfront. Dinner and overnight stay.


Day 7: Lofthus - Balestrand 
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today you will travel to the Sognefjord starting with crossing the Hardanger bridge before a scenic train journey from Voss to Flåm. This train journey is one of the most famous in Norway and gives fantastic views of the fjord. In Flåm you will take a 2 hours cruise along the Aurlands, Naeröy and Sognefjord. Continue by coach over the Vika mountains to Vangsnes, followed by a short trip by ferry crossing the Sognefjord. Arrival in Balestrand in time for dinner and accommodation at the Kviknes Hotel, beautifully located overlooking the fjord.


Day 8: Balestrand - Loen
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure from hotel by coach to Fjaerland. Visit to the glacier Museum. Continue by coach along the scenic route, passing the Jostedal Glacier (the largest in Europe) and the village of Skei. Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open troll cars to give you the best view. During the afternoon the tour continues to Loen. Dinner and accommodation at the first class hotel Alexandra in Loen.


Day 9: Loen - Bergen 
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Depart Loen for Bergen. Once again we drive the scenic road around Nord Fjord and Skei before arriving at Forde for lunch(optional). The journey continues with a short ferry crossing from Lavik to Oppedal. Arrive early evening in Bergen – a World Heritage City. Hotel in central Bergen.


Day 10: Bergen
Buffet breakfast at hotel. This morning you will enjoy a city tour of this beautiful Old Hansa Town, surrounded by 7 mountains. The tour escort will show you the Old Bryggen area and the popular Fish & Flower Market, the ancient Maria Church, Hanseatic Quarter, Old Bryggen Harbour and other famous sights. Hotel in central Bergen. 


Day 11: Bergen - Stockholm
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to international airport outside Bergen. We will take flight to Stockholm – the capital of Sweden. Arrival at Arlanda International Airport in Stockholm. Transfer to your hotel. Hotel in central Stockholm.

 

Day 12: Stockholm
Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with the possibility of visiting the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Hotel in central Stockholm.


Day 13: Stockholm
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day for independent activities. Your Tour Escort will help you with information and suggestions of what you can do and see in Stockholm during your free time. Tonight you will be served a farewell dinner. Hotel in central Stockholm.


Day 14: Stockholm - Helsinki
Buffet breakfast . Morning free in Stockholm. At approximately 15.00hrs you will have a transfer from your hotel to the pier, to embark on the cruise ferry Silja Line. The ferry departs from Stockholm and slowly travels down the glorious archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, bars, shops and casino. Overnight.


Day 15: Helsinki
Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Directly after you disembark there is a 2 hours guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Church in the Rock (if open to public) and much more. Afternoon free in Helsinki. Accommodation at Hotel.


Day 16: Helsinki
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today is the day to say farewell to the tour, your travel companions and to the Heart of Scandinavia and Helsinki tour with your transfer to the airport. If you are interested in travelling further East, we also offer extensions to Baltic countries and to Russia.


***TOUR ENDS***

  • Inclusions :

  • -  Scandinavian breakfast daily
    -  6 local dinners
    -  Transfers included upon arrival in Copenhagen and departure in Helsinki.
    -  Touring by first class air-conditioned motor coach plus full time service of a professional tour escort.
    -  Scandinavian Seaways Copenhagen-Oslo outside 2 berth cabins.
    -  2nd class train Voss-Myrdal-Flåm
    -  Local ferries in Norway according to programme.
    -  Electric "Trolls cars" to the Briksdal Glacier.
    -  Entries to Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Glacier Museum in Fjaerland, and City Hall in Stockholm,
    -  Economy class one way flight ticket Bergen-Stockholm (max 20kg luggage).
    -  Sightseeing in capitals with local guide (in Bergen with tour escort).
    -  Tour conducted in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese
    -  Twin/dbl bed accommodation at first/superior first class hotels listed or similar.
    -  Overnight cruise with Silja Line between Stockholm and Helsinki-outside 2 berth cabins.
    -  For groups of less than 10 passengers, no tour escort will accompany the group to Helsinki. Instead you will have local guide assisting you on your sightseeing. For      groups over 10 passengers, the tour escort will end his/her service on Tuesday after the city tour in Helsinki.
    -  Luggage handling of one piece of luggage per person at hotels.
    -  Itinerary and time are subject to changes without prior notice.
    -  Bon Voyage limits passenger luggage transportation to 1 piece of luggage of normal size (ie. max cm 60 x 80 x 35 or max inches 23,5 x 31,5 x 13,8) per person. - - - -  Should this be exceeded Bon Voyage will have to charge an additional EUR 130 per piece of luggage for hotels, per tour.
    -  For extra bag on Flight BGO-STO an extra bag á 20kg is min EUR 150 not refunded, subject to confirmation (This excludes hand luggage).


    Important notice: All overweight of luggage on flights will be paid by passenger directly. Overnight flight bags may also be carried but must remain in the passengers possession at all times. It is of the utmost importance that passengers have adequate travel insurance to cover last minute cancellations, medical emergencies, loss, damage and/or theft.

     

  • Exclusions :

  • -  Airfare

    -  Taxes

    -  Visas

    -  Insurance

    -  Any extras not included in the above inclusions and itinerary

Category Validity Price per person sharing room
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Scandinavian Capitals 08 Nts

VISITING: COPENHAGEN, OSLO & STOCKHOLM

Day 1: Stockholm 
Arrival and transfer from Arlanda International Airport to your hotel. Overnight in Stockholm.


Day 2: Stockholm
Buffet breakfast. At 09:30hrs the regular panoramic sightseeing tour of Stockholm including Fjällgatan where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city. Afternoon free for independent activities. Overnight in Stockholm.


Day 3: Stockholm
Buffet breakfast. Entire day free for independent activities or an optional tour to Uppsala - the historic capital of Sweden - where you can visit it's Gothic Cathedral, old city and the Carolina Rediviva Library. Duration of the tour: approximately 5 hours. Overnight in Stockholm.


Day 4: Stockholm - Oslo
Buffet breakfast.Transfer from your hotel to the railway station (or airport) in time to travel by train (or plane) to Oslo. In the afternoon or evening (depending on train/plane arrival time that day) arrival in Oslo. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Oslo.


Day 5: Oslo
Buffet breakfast. At 09:30hrs, you will take a regular sightseeing tour of Oslo including the Vigeland Sculpture Park. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Oslo.


Day 6: Oslo - Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast. Almost full day at leisure - until 15.30hrs when you will be transferred to the Scandinavian Seaways pier. Board the ship for an overnight cruise to Copenhagen. Buffet-dinner onboard.


Day 7: Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast onboard. Upon arrival you will be transferred from the pier to the sightseeing tour of Copenhagen or to your hotel (depending on the starting time of the regular tour). If you are dropped for the sightseeing tour, the transfer service will drive your baggage to your hotel. You will be able to enjoy this beautiful city, including the Little Mermaid and Nyhavn. After the regular sightseeing tour, you can have lunch or take a short walk back to the hotel for check in. Free for independent activities in the afternoon. Overnight in Copenhagen.


Day 8: Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast. Entire day free for independent activities. Overnight in Copenhagen.


Day 9: Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast. The tour ends with departure transfer from your hotel to Copenhagen International Airport in time for your departure back home. We thank you for using our services and hope to welcome you again in the near future.

 

***Tour Ends***

  • Inclusions :

  • -  Scandinavian buffet breakfast daily
    -  1 dinner-buffet onboard DFDS Seaways between Oslo and Copenhagen or vice versa
    -  Regular Panoramic sightseeing tours in Scandinavian Capitals.
    -  Flight between STO-OSL, economy class tickets with 1 baggage of max. 20 kg included. Extra baggage/weight to be paid by passenger.
    -  Transfer by private car and English speaking driver.
    -  Overnights in double room at mentioned hotels or similar.
    -  Tour escort guaranteed when minimum 10 paying persons are travelling on the same departure.

  • Exclusions :

  • -   Airfare

    -   Taxes

    -   Visas

    -   Insurance

    -   Any other extras not mentioned in the above itinerary or inclusions.

Category Validity Price per person sharing room
From To Single Double Triple Child with Bed Child no Bed
Standard -- Price on Request --
Superior -- Price on Request --
Deluxe -- Price on Request --