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SCANDINAVIA WITH ICELAND


Visit : Finland | Estonia | Sweden | Norway | Denmark | Iceland

From USD 5,225 * | from £ 3.65*

per person sharing

 

 

Day 1 
Helsinki,Finland
Welcome to Helsinki - the capital Finland. On arrival check into
your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs. Overnight in
Helsinki. (D)

Day 2 
Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia
Today, check out of the hotel and proceed on a guided city tour
of Helsinki. See the important and interesting parts of,Helsinki
- Presidential Palace, Lutheran Church, Senate Square, Opera
House and Sibelius Park. Next, we visit the Helsinki Cathedral and
Uspenski Cathedral. Helsinki cathedral is an Evangelic Lutheran
church, and for many it is the symbol of Helsinki and the Uspenski
Cathedral is,a Russian Orthodox cathedral on the Katajanokka
peninsula in Helsinki. It is the largest Orthodox church in western
Europe.Later, we drive to,the pier to take a ferry to Tallinn,
Estonia’s capital on the Baltic Sea. Overnight in Tallinn. (B, L, D)

Day 3 
Tallinn, Estonia and Overnight Ferry to Stockholm
Today, proceed for a guided city tour of Tallinn. Your journey begins
with a drive through the beautiful district of Kadriorg.You will
also see the Toompea Hill, Parliament building, Dome Church, St.
Nicholas Church, Town Hall Square, St. Catherine´s Passage,
Kadriorg Park and Castle.Next, we Visit the Alexander Nevsky
Cathedral which is an orthodox cathedral in the old Town. It was
built to a design, by Mikhail Preobrazhensky in a typical Russian
revival style and is Tallinn’s largest and grandest orthodox cupola
cathedral. Later, we drive to,the pier to board the overnight ferry to
Stockholm. Overnight on board the Ferry (Sea View Cabin). (B, L, ID)

Day 4
Stockholm, Sweden
Today, disembark and proceed on a guided city tour of Stockholm.
See the Opera House and Alfred Nobel’s House. Next, we proceed
to visit the famous Vasa Museum - Sweden’s most visited museum
enshrining the warship Vasa, sunk inside Stockholm harbor while
on her maiden voyage in 1628. Later, we visit Royal Palace home of
the Swedish royal family. Then, we visit the Stockholm City Hall -
one of Sweden’s most famous buildings. The Stockholm City Hall
is the venue of the Nobel Prize banquet held on 10th December
each year. Overnight in Stockholm. (B, L, D)

Day 5 
Stockholm, Sweden and Bergen, Norway
Today, check-out of the hotel and drive to the airport for
our flight to Bergen. Its city center is situated among a group
of,mountains known as “De Syv Fjell” and it is the second largest
city in Norway. On arrival, we begin our guided panoramic city
tour of Bergen, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower
Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled houses, and
the old Hanseatic, Quarter. Later, we proceed to The Fløibanen
Funicular in Bergen which is one of the most popular attractions
in all of Norway. The funicular ride up to the top of Fløibanen
mountain (320 metres above sea level) takes 5-6 minutes. The
ride itself is spectacular and the views of Bergen only improve
the closer you get to the top. There is also a cafe and restaurant
with breathtaking views. Overnight in Bergen. (B, IL, D)

Day 6 
Norway in a Nutshell and Geilo, Norway
Today, drive to Voss and take a train to Myrdal which is
surrounded by rivers, mountains, fjord and lakes. Ride the
Myrdal railway station to board Scenic Flamsbana train to enjoy
the most beautiful train journey in the world Myrdal - Flam. This
train ride will give you the breathtaking experience of Norway.
See the magnificent Kjosfossen Waterfall. Later take a leisurely
fjord wcruise to Gudvangen and experience one of the most
beautiful and popular fjord areas in Norway. Upon arrival, soak
in the spectacular natural beauty, peace and harmony. Join your
coach and drive to Geilo - a town in southern Norway known for
ski resorts and mountain trails. Overnight in Geilo. (B, ID)

Day 7 
Oslo, Norway
Today, drive to Oslo. Upon arrival a guided panoramic city
tour of Oslo, see Parliament Square, National Galleries, Karl
Johan shopping street, Royal Palace and Akershus Castle, The
Norwegian Defence Museum and City Hall. Next visit Vigeland
Park, where you will see sculpted works of Gustav Vigeland.
Later, we visit the Polar Ship Museum, which houses the most
famous Norwegian polar exploration boat of all time, the
icebreaker Fram. Overnight in Oslo. (B, L, D)

Day 8 
Malmo, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark
Today, check-out of the hotel and drive to Copenhagen. En-route
we bypass the city of Malmo in Sweden. On reaching Sweden’s
third largest city Malmo, we proceed on Orientation tour of
Malmo city. See Sankt Petri church, Malmo Opera and Music
theater, Gustav Adolf square and City hall. Later, we drive on the
oresund bridge. The 16 km bridge and tunnel links, Malmo with
Denmark’s capital Copenhagen. It is situated on the Islands of
Zealand and Amager. Overnight in Copenhagen. (B, D)

Day 9 
Copenhagen, Denmark
Today, proceed for a guided panoramic city tour of Copenhagen
which reveals impressive sights such as the Renaissance Stock
Exchange, Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace and
Danish Parliament. Also see the ‘Little Mermaid’ the national
symbol of Denmark, the statue inspired by Hans Christian
Andersen’s sad fairytale. Next we proceed for guided tour of
Rosenborg Castle, A royal hermitage set in the King’s Garden in
the heart of Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle features 400 years
of splendor, royal art treasures, the Crown Jewels and Royal
Regalia. We visit Armory Chamber and Crown Jewels. Later,
enjoy the sights of Copenhagen on your canal cruise. Overnight
in Copenhagen. (B, IL, D)

Day 10 
Reykjavik, Iceland
Today, we take you to the airport for your flight to Iceland.
Welcome to Reykjavik - the capital of Iceland with about a third of
the Icelandic population living here. Overnight in Reykjavik. (B, D)

Day 11 
Reykjavik, Iceland
Today, we take you on a guided tour of the Golden Circle. Our first
stop after leaving Reykjavik we will go to Thingvellir, a UNESCO
heritage site where you can see the split between the the Eurasian
and the North American tectonic plates. Next you will see Geysir,
which is the original reason for the frequent usage of the word
geyser, and the smaller, but much more active, Strokkur. Close by
is the Gullfoss waterfall, where the glacier river Hvita cascades
into a deep canyon. Overnight in Reykjavik. (B, PL, D)

Day 12 
Reykjavik, Iceland
Today, visit the wonderful Snaefellsnes Peninsula, which is
situated north of Reykjavik. That area is also caleed the “Small
Iceland” and you can imagine the variety of the nature there.
Black beaches, volcano carters, bird cliffs and the mighty glacier
Snaefellsjokull are characteristic for this beautiful piece of
Iceland. Evening is free OR you can opt to visit Blue Lagoon.
Its milky blue, 39°-42° C hot water is full of healthy minerals. If
you wanna take a bath or just have a look at this unique natural
phenomenon, a visit to the Blue Lagoon is always worth it.
Overnight in Reykjavik. (B, D)

Day 13 
Reykjavik, Iceland
Today, visit the most famous sights of the lush Icelandic
south coast and see the famous waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and
Skogafoss. We will also make a quick stop in Hveragerdi, a
geothermal village where you can see the steam coming right
out of the earth. Overnight in Reykjavik. (B, PL, D)

Day 14 
Return Home
Today, after continental breakfast your ‘All of Scandinavia with
Iceland’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you
have thoroughly enjoyed your tour of Europe. Write in and tell
us how you enjoyed it and give us any suggestions you may have.
Goodbye till we meet again! (B)

 

Includes:

  • 13x nights Accommodation 
  •  Meals as mentioned in the itienrary (B-Breakfast ; L-Lunch ; IL - International Lunch ; D - Dinner)
  • Coach tours
  • Entrance fees
  • Sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  Services of our Tour Manager or Local
  • Representatives. (Subject to minimum 20 fullpaying
  • passengers travelling together).
     

Excludes:

  • Passport, Visa Charges, Airport & Port Taxes.
  • Cost of your air tickets required to participate in this tour.
  • Porterage, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Cost of the Suggested Excursions.
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Mandatory tips of Euro 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
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