Tour overview

Visiting: Copenhagen,Karlstad, Hamar, Laerdal, Oslo, Honnisvag, North Cape, Rovaniemi, Helsinki, Stockholm and more!

 

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14 May 202030 May 2020$9,480$9,080
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$200
Pay in full before 30 Sep 19
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20 July 20205 August 2020$9,680$9,280
Book before 28 Feb 20
$200
Pay in full before 31 Jan 20
Available
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  • Return economy international flights & taxes
  • Internal flights & cruise fare as per itinerary
  • Sumptuous meals as per itinerary
  • English Tour guide and bus services
  • Accommodation & entry to places listed on itinerary
  • Prepaid gratuities

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DAY 1. MELBOURNE / SINGAPORE / COPENHAGEN

This afternoon we depart with Singapore airlines bound for Changi airport and should arrive late in the evening. Before midnight we will reboard our overnight flight for Copenhagen.

Meals – As per flight

DAY 2. ARRIVE COPENHAGEN

We anticipate to arrive this morning and our friendly tour manager will greet us and after formalities, we head off for our sightseeing tour of this city! Our city tour will show us Christianborg Palace, seat of Denmark’s Parliament, the world’s oldest stock exchange building with the inter-twined dragon tail, the Royal Theatre and the Amalienborg Square. Time permitting, you may wish to stroll along ‘Stroget’, Copenhagen’s mile-long pedestrian shopping street in the heart of the city.

Meals – As per flight / L / D
Overnight Stay – AC Hotel Bella Sky or similar

DAY 3. COPENHAGEN/GOTHENBURG

After breakfast we head for north of Copenhagen and journey to North Zealand with entrance at the 17th-century Frederiksborg Castle. We then board the ferry over to Helsingborg port and continue our exciting journey. Our tour of Gothenburg includes picture stops at the famous shopping street Avenyn, statue of Poseidon, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Concert House, City Theatre and the lively old working class quarters Haga. Overnight in Gothenburg.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Quality Hotel Panorama or similar

DAY 4.GOTHENBURG/KARLSTAD/ AVESTA / BORLANGE

North bound we go today to the University city of Karlstad – founded by King Karl IX in 1584, and is sited on an island of the Klarälven river. After lunch a quick sightseeing walk of Karlstad includes Karlstad Cathedral and Town Square. The town centre offer a mix of attractive, yet solid traditional and modern Swedish buildings. Afterwards, we head to the township of Avesta for a picture of the world’s largest wooden Dala horse in front of the market square. Overnight in the township of Borlange.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Quality hotel Galaxen or similar

DAY 5. BORLANGE /MORA/HAMAR

Spend the morning in Sweden’s Dalarna County – Rich in folklore and culture, it is fragrantly exhibited in the little village of Nusnas as we visit a workshop for wooden Dala horses. Wooden Dala horses are made traditionally by hand till this day in the workshop of Nil and are fondly regarded as a Swedish symbol. This afternoon, we come to another little market town of Mora, at the northwest end of the Lake Siljan, where the river Österdalälv flows. Continue our journey to Hamar.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Hotel Scandic Hamar or similar

DAY 6. HAMAR/GUDVANGEN/FLAM

Today we visit Lillehammer, home of the 1994 Winter Olympics. See the Hakons Hall, Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, Ski Stadium and arena which are all part of this park. Next highlight is a quick stop at the Borgund stave church. The best preserved of the 29 Norwegian stave churches – standing more or less as it was since 1150. The church is built without any metal; no nails nor bolts. Then we continue to Gudvangen for our amazing Fjord cruise to Flam.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar

DAY 7. FLAM/MYDRAL/VOSS/GEILO

This morning after breakfast enjoy a spectacular train ride on board Flamsbana (the railway). A masterpiece of Norwegian engineering, the Flamsbana is one of the world’s steepest railway lines! You’ll descend some 2,600 feet through the mountains, past waterfalls, rivers, ravines and sheer cliffs – it’s quite a memorable journey! We will also transfer with our local train bound for Voss afterwards. We have more of Norway scenery to admire until we reach Geilo area for this evening’s rest.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Vestlia Resort Hotel or similar

DAY 8. GEILO/OSLO

Down the mountain we go to Oslo in the afternoon for our city tour. At Oslo, we will have a city tour which includes visits to City Hall, the Norwegian Parliament, Royal Palace, Carl Johnson shopping street, Foreign Ministry, Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, Bygdoy Peninsula and then Vigeland Sculpture Park. Overnight in Oslo.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Comfort Hotel Grand Central or similar

DAY 9. OSLO/ALTA /HONNISVAG/NORTH CAPE

This morning after breakfast we take a short flight from Oslo to Alta. Upon arrival, our local bus will pick up the group and proceed to drive towards Honnisvag which is a few hours away. Upon arrival into Honnisvag, proceed for a short orientation tour including a walk along seafront where you can see a glimpse of drying stockfish, the old church- The only building that was not destroyed during second world war. Pretty Honnigsvag is also the gateway port for visiting the legendary North Cape, second most northerly point in Europe. After dinner tonight, our local guide will take us to North Cape hall which is 34km away across the scenery of Mageroya. Once here we invite you to explore North Cape Hall – why not take a photo outside the famous North Cape globe monument? Before midnight we will head back to our hotel.

Meals – B / Own Arrangement / D

Overnight Stay – Scandic Honnisvag Hotel or similar

DAY 10. HONNISVAG/SAARISELKA

This morning our visit a very special farm – here we witness king crab dismantling and tasting! Then continue to Karasjok and visit Sápmi Park for an enthralling and entertaining Sami culture experience. The cultural park lies in the centre of Karasjok, a town of 3000 local indigenous “Sami” people which is considered the capital of the Sami people in Norway. Karasjok is a has about 60000 reindeer grazing in the area throughout the autumn and winter. We continue to North Finland and tonight we settle in Saariselka.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Santas Hotel Tunturi or similar

DAY 11. SAARISELKA/ROVANIEMI

This morning enjoy a bit of free time at Santas Hotel to rest up. Travel southward toward the border of the Artic Circle – Rovaniemi, famous for the Santa Claus Village. Along the way we will stop by to grab a quick lunch at your own expense. We invite you to get close to Santa and take picture with him! Make sure to visit the only official post office of Santa Claus where it is possible to create your own stamp with your personal photo! Tonight we settle into the township of Rovaniemi for our overnight stay.

Meals – B / Own arrangement on highway / D

Overnight Stay – Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi or similar

DAY 12. ROVANIEMI / JYVASKYLA

This morning after breakfast we journey south, traversing the picturesque Finnish Lakeland where hundreds of lakes and forest-clad landscapes provide a beautiful backdrop for a leisurely drive through the heart of Finland. After lunch, we continue our drive and will arrive in at Jyväskylä, the “Athens of Finland”, so named for its major role as the first place in the world to provide education in the Finnish language. Enjoy a quick drive through the town before settling in overnight.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Scandic Hotel Jyvaskyla or similar

DAY 13. JYVASKYLA/HELSINKI

After breakfast we depart for Helsinki – the capital of Finland, a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and great green parks. The city’s rhythm is laid back yet at the same time refreshingly active in terms of both the number and quality of restaurants and parks. Our tour of Helsinki includes the Sibelius Monument, Olympic Stadium, Opera House and modern marble façades of Finlandia Hall, before strolling through the vibrant market square enjoying the aromas of the foodstuffs available to purchase.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Scandic Grand Marina or similar

DAY 14.HELSINKI/SUOMENLINNA/STOCKHOLM

After breakfast, enjoy a short ferry boat ride to Somenlinna Island. In 1991, the Somenlinna fortress was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Take a walk around the old fortifications and see historical monuments, the craft shops and nice views of the Baltic Sea. Return to Helsinki afterwards.After lunch, we board our Tallink Silja Oy (interior inside cabin) for crossing to Stockholm overnight. Tonight – enjoy a relaxing cruise with a Scandinavian dinner buffet on board.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Overnight Cruise to Stockholm

DAY 15.ARRIVE STOCKHOLM

Reputed as “The city that floats on water”, Stockholm is all yours today. Our first stop today is at Fjallgatan viewpoint and then we have entrance to City Hall and once inside, we see the glorious Gold Room, venue of the annual Nobel Prize banquet. After lunch, we visit the Vasa museum located on the Galärvarvsvägen which houses the Vasa – the only preserved 17th-century ship. The museum allows you to view the Vasa ship from six levels and it has been chosen as one of the seven wonders of Sweden. Other stops today include an outside look at Parliament house, outside look at Parliament house, Kungstardgarden Park and the Royal Palaces across the waterway with a walk through Old Town.

Meals – B / L / D

Overnight Stay – Clarion Amaranten hotel or similar

DAY 16. STOCKHOLM/SINGAPORE

All good things still has to come to an end. We depart home today after breakfast, bidding farewell to the world so far north to ours. Our flight will depart in the morning, sit back and enjoy the inflight service and look forward to sharing the beautiful snaps taken on this unforgettable journey.

Meals – B / As per flight

DAY 17. SINGAPORE/MELBOURNE

Our flight arrives early in the morning into Changi airport this morning. Not long after our connecting flight departs bound for home. We hope you enjoyed your exciting adventure to Scandinavia!

Meals – As per flight

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