Tour overview

Visiting: Oslo, Tromso, Alta, North Cape, Honnisvag, Saariselka, Rovaniemi , Helsinki, Reykjavik, Selfoss, Vik 

 

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1 October 202017 October 2020$10,580$10,180
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  • Return economy international flights & taxes
  • 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 / DUBAI

This evening our group will meet at the airport to board our Emirates airlines flight bound for Dubai.

Meals – As per flight

DAY 2. DUBAI / OSLO

Early this morning, we land into Dubai and after a short transit, we reboard our flight bound for Oslo.
Welcome to Norway! Your trusty tour manager will greet you at the airport and this morning we proceed for city sightseeing tour of Oslo! Highlights include Vigeland Park, Parliament Square, outside look of the Royal Palace, National Galleries, Karl Johan shopping street, City Hall, Akershus Castle, the Norwegian Defence Museum. Photo stop at the ski jump Holmenkollen and Entrance to Viking Ship Museum.

Please note - if time does not permit, we will conclude any sightseeing items missed out on day 15 when we return back to Oslo.

Meals – As per flight / D

Hotel – Scandic Victoria hotel or similar

DAY 3. OSLO / TROMSO

After breakfast we will head off to Oslo airport for our flight to Tromso. Welcome to Tromso, a city north of Norway famed as a viewing point for the Northern Lights. Upon arrival, your guide will show you around the area and then back to hotel for check in. Our evening tour to see the Northern lights begins not long after which will include snacks and hot drinks. Please note that the lights are not guaranteed and are subject to idea weather conditions and with your guide on this tour, they will use their experience to make the decision in choosing which Base Station has the best chances to witness the lights.

Please note our internal flights are most likely going to be direct however at worst 1 stopover.

Meals – B/ L / D

Hotel – Radisson Blu Tromso hotel or similar

DAY 4. TROMSO / ALTA

Today after breakfast will involve a bit of travel via coach to our next destination - Alta. We will cross the from Svansby to Breivikeidet via ferry and have lunch enroute. And afterwards it is another few hours drive to our final destination - Alta. Overnight in Alta with dinner.

Meals – B / L /D

Hotel – Thon Hotel Alta or similar

DAY 5. ALTA / NORTH CAPE / HONNISVAG

After breakfast, we drive for about 3 hours to the tip of Europe - North Cape. Enjoy a nice visit to North Cape Hall which is famous during certain times of the year for viewing the midnight sun. Afterwards, we drive back to the city center of Honnisvag for an orientation tour and check into our hotel.

Meals – B / L / D

Hotel – Scandic Honnisvag Hotel or similar

DAY 6. 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

Hotel – Santas Hotel Tunturi Hotel or similar

DAY 7. 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! Dinner at downtown Rovaniemi and overnight stay.

Meals – B / Own arrangement /D

Hotel – Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi or similar

DAY 8. ROVANIEMI / JYVASKYLA

After breakfast this morning we journey south, traversing the picturesque Finnish Lakeland - hundreds of lakes and forest-clad landscapes provide a beautiful backdrop for a leisurely drive through the heart of Finland. We arrive in 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 orientation tour of this town before settling in overnight.

Meals – B / L /D

Hotel – Scandic Hotel Jyvaskyla or similar

DAY 9. JYVASKYLA / HELSINKI

Our journey again continues south for another few hours towards Helsinki - the southern capital of Finland! Upon arrival we will enjoy lunch and then afterwards go on a city tour. See 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 freshly grilled seafood.

Meals – B / L / D

Hotel – Scandic Grand Marina Hotel or similar

DAY 10. HELSINKI/SOUMELINNA/HELSINKI

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 for a bit of free time if time permits.

Meals – B / L /D

Hotel – Scandic Grand Marina Hotel or similar

DAY 11. HELSINKI / REYKJAVIK

This morning, we make our way to Helsinki airport for our flight for Reykjavik, Iceland. Upon arrival into Reykjavik we will check into our hotel. Afterwards, spend a few hours this morning at the Blue Lagoon (Comfort entrance ticket included and we recommend guests bring their own bathers and swimwear) - Iceland’s most unique and popular attraction! Guests enjoy bathing and relaxing in geothermal seawater, known for its positive effects on the skin. A visit to the Blue Lagoon promotes harmony between body, mind and spirit, and enables you to soak away the stresses o modern life. Conde Nast Traveller recently awarded the Blue Lagoon as the best medical/thermal spa and one of the top 10 spas in the world. Afterwards we enjoy our first dinner in Iceland together at the hotel.

Please note our internal flights are most likely going to be direct however at worst 1 stopover.

Meals – B / Own arrangement / Dinner

Hotel – Reykjavik Centrum Hotel or similar

DAY 12. REYKJAVIK / GOLDEN CIRCLE TOUR/ SELFOSS

After breakfast at the hotel, we begin our day with the Golden Circle tour of Iceland! Today’s sightseeing includes Thingvellier National Park, Gullfoss, Geyser & Stokkur Geysir and Kerid Volcano crater. We will settle into the township of Selfoss tonight. Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage site for two reasons – it is one of the most important places in Icelandic history and also a national park (since 1928) because of the special tectonic and volcanic environment.

Meals – B / L / D

Hotel – Selfoss Hotel or similar

DAY 13. SELFOSS / GLACIER LAGOON / VIK

This morning we drive to Glacier Lagoon which is about 4 hours away. This lagoon is in the southeast of Iceland - a spectacular place filled with icebergs. This ice lagoon has become one of Iceland’s most popular attractions due to its stunning beauty. Once here, we will enjoy an amphibian boat ride at Jökulsárlón. Back to hotel in the afternoon.

Meals – B / L / D

Hotel – Icelandair Vik or similar

DAY 14. VIK / REYKJAVIK

After breakfast we continue our drive to the peninsula of Dyrholaey and also the world famous Black Sand beach. Afterwards we continue our sightseeing which includes Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls of Seljelandsfossen and Skogarfossen. We settle back into Reykjavik for the night.

Meals – B / L / D

Hotel – Reykjavik Centrum hotel or similar

DAY 15. REYKJAVIK/ KEFLAVIK AIRPORT / OSLO

After breakfast, we will make our way to Keflavik airport for our flight back to Oslo. Upon arrival into Oslo your local guide will continue to visit any spots missed out on day 2. Then we will enjoy our final dinner together as a group tonight.

Please note our internal flights are most likely going to be direct however at worst 1 stopover.

Meals – B / Own arrangement / D

Hotel – Scandic Victoria hotel or similar

DAY 16. OSLO/ DUBAI

After breakfast, we make our way to Oslo airport for our flight to Dubai with Emirates. Hopefully by now you’ll have a memory card full of amazing photos that you can fondly reflect upon whilst in flight.

Meals – B / As per flight

DAY 17. DUBAI / MELBOURNE

Your overnight flight arrives into Dubai early in the morning and not long after, we board our connecting flight back home. In the evening, we welcome you back to Melbourne and hope you enjoyed this amazing adventure!

Meals – As per flight

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