Scandinavian Explorer

8N / 9D
1N Helsinki, 1N Silja Line Cruise, 1N Stockholm, 2N Oslo, 1N Bergen, 2N Copenhagen

Scandinavia is anything but bland. Expericence wilderness,hiking,kayaking , glacier-walk,bear-watching and a lot more. Spectacular coasts,rugged fjords, cliffs teeming with seabirds or archipelagos so speckled with islands entices you to stay forever!

  • Helsinki: Holiday Inn / Cumulus or similar

    Silja Line Cruise : on-board Cruise (Seaview cabin) – Silja Line or similar

    Stockholm: Quality / Scandic Kungens 

    Oslo: Scandic Asker / Thon or similar

    Bergen: Quality Edward Grieg / Scandic or 

    Copenhagen: Scandic Sydhavnen / S
  • Guided City Tour in Helsinki
    View  Rock Church Senate square Helsinki
    Guided Tour of Royal Vasa Ship Museum 
    Entrance to the City Hall in Stockholm
  • Gondola ride for Sky View in Stockholm
    Guided City Tour in Oslo, Entrance and visit to the top of Holmenkollen Ski Jump 
    Take a ride on the Flamsbanna – the most scenic railway journey in the world
    Enjoy the Fjord Cruise with Norway in a 
    Get on board and drive thru mountains and see breathtaking waterfalls with 
    See the iconic Little Mermaid  Copenhagen
    Enjoy Nyhavn Canal Cruise in Copenhagen
    Entrance to Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen
    Carlsberg – Entrance and welcome drink in 
  • Return Airport transfers & Intercity Transfers in seat in coach basis
  • Daily Continental Buffet Breakfast.
    07 Jain / Vegetarian Lunches
    07 Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian diner
    01 International dinner on- the Cruise

Itinerary

DAY 1 –  Helsinki (D)

  • Welcome! Today we arrive in one of the most beautiful city of the world – Helsinki. Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is 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 nightclubs.
  • On arrival at the airport, meet our friendly Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel.
  • Upon reaching the hotel, check-in and relax as rest of the day is at leisure.
  • Tonight enjoy Indian dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Helsinki.

DAY 2 – Helsinki City Tour – Cruise to Stockholm (B,L,D)

  • After breakfast, check-out and proceed for your guided city tour. Drive past the city’s busy harbor and the coastal road by Embassy Park and see the colorful open-air market, Senate Square and Esplanadi, a popular shopping avenue where many designer shops are located. Visit the Sibelius Monument, dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
  • The tour will also take you to the Mannerheim Street – Helsinki’s main street, to see the impressive Parliament building, the National Museum and Finlandia Hall. Later, see the Olympic Stadium Helsinki constructed for its hosting of the 1952 Olympic Games.
  • During your sightseeing tour of Helsinki, you will also see the unique Rock Church which was built out of solid rock and capped with a copper dome. Enjoy Indian lunch at local restaurant. Later in the afternoon, proceed to the pier to board your cruise to Stockholm. Enjoy local dinner on the cruise.
  • Overnight stay on the Cruise.

DAY 3 –  Stockholm City Tour – Vasa Museum and SkyView (B,L,D)

  • After breakfast on the cruise, disembark at the Stockholm pier to meet the local guide and proceed for your guided tour of the city. Visit Fjällgatan to see the magnificent view of the Swedish capital, spread out on 14 islands with Lake Mälar on one side and the Baltic Sea on the other. See the Old Town with its fascinating narrow cobble-stoned alleys, the Royal palace, the Cathedral, and the City Hall where the festivities of the annual Nobel Prize award take place. Continue to visit the impressive Vasa Museum, which houses eight exhibitions, is one of Sweden’s most popular tourist attractions because of its beautifully preserved wooden warship that sank in Stockholm Harbour during her ill-fated maiden voyage in 1628. Go up on the gondola to the SkyView – Stockholm’s landmark, a world-class attraction that takes you to the top of the world’s largest spherical building for a fantastic view of Stockholm. Enjoy an Indian lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Later, proceed to your hotel and check-in. Rest of the day is free to relax or explore the city on your own. Today in the evening enjoy dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Stockholm.

DAY 4 – Stockholm – Oslo (B,L,D)

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • After breakfast, check-out and relax in your coach, as we drive to Oslo – the Viking capital where fjords and mountains meet. En route, visit the town of Karlstad, situated between the cities of Stockholm and Oslo. The town is bisected by the Klaralven river with the Smiling Sun- it’s symbol. Visit Karlstad – beautiful lakeside town in Sweden and Lake Vanern – that provides its visitors with an opportunity to completely soak in its splendid beauty. Enjoy lunch and proceed to Oslo. On arrival in Oslo, check-in and relax at your hotel. Tonight, a hot dinner awaits you at a restaurant.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Oslo.

DAY 5 – Oslo City Tour – Visit Viking Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Jump (B,L,D)

  • After breakfast, get ready to meet the local guide who will introduce you to the city of Oslo. See medieval Akershus Fortress, the City Hall from the 1950s, the Royal Palace, Parliament and the National Theatre. Then continue with a visit to the Vigeland Sculpture Park, a famous park that truly has no equal. The park is home to over 200 stone, bronze and cast-iron figural sculptures made by the Norwegian artist Gustav Vigeland. Visit to the top of the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, a large ski jumping hill and get a breath-taking view of Oslo fjords. Proceed to the Bygdoy, a peninsula on the western side of Oslo for a guided tour of Viking Ship Museum. The museum displays the world’s two best pre-served wooden Viking ships built in the 09th century, as well as small boats. Enjoy lunch at a local Indian restaurant. Rest of the day is free to explore the city on your own. End your day with a sumptuous dinner.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Oslo.

DAY 6 – Oslo to Bergen (B,L,D)

  • After breakfast, check-out and proceed for Bergen. Today get set for one of the highlight of your trip – Norway in Nutshell. This is a combination of spectacular train rides, impressive trips by boat and scenic bus ride. Be spellbound as you travel through some of the most magnificent scenery in Fjord Norway. Board your scenic train from Geilo to Myrdal, where you change to the Flam railway line, a masterpiece of engineering set in wild and wonderful scenery to travel to Flam. Cherish the beautiful huge mountains and thundering waterfalls as the train glides through tunnels and open stretches on its way down to wild Flam valley. Wander around the idyllic countryside, before embarking on an enchanting boat ride through the spectacular fjords. Be amazed with the splendid scenery as the boat takes you from Aurlandsfjord into the Naeroyfjord, one of the narrowest fjord in Europe, surrounded by mighty mountains of up to 1800 meters. Arrive at scenic Gudvangen, board your coach as you travel through the impressive Norwegian landscape to Bergen. Today lunch will be provided. Pass the charming villages before arriving into Bergen. Enjoy dinner at local Indian restaurant in Bergen.
  • Transfer to hotel, check-in and relax.

     

  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Bergen.

DAY 7 – Bergen to Copenhagen (B,L,D)

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Later, check-out and proceed on your guided city tour of Bergen – the second largest port city of Norway. It is charmingly placed between mountains and fjords. The city was founded in 1070 and is the main capital of the fjord country. Visit Bryggen a UNESCO world heritage site and see the bustling Fish and Flower Market, the City Park, and the Grieg Hall – the concert hall of Bergen. Take the funicular railway to Mount Fløyen and get a scenic view of Bergen Fjord. The funicular railway is one of Norway’s most famous attractions. Enjoy lunch at a local Indian restaurant. Proceed for Bergen airport to take a flight to the fairytale city of Copenhagen.
  • On arrival in Copenhagen, proceed for dinner and later check-in at your hotel.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Copenhagen.

DAY 8 – Copenhagen (B,L,D)

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today after breakfast, proceed on a guided city tour of Copenhagen. It is full of historical buildings and ancient streets. You will see the Little Mermaid – symbol of Copenhagen and the Gefion fountain. The Royal residence Amalienborg Palace consisting of four identical facades, where you may get a chance to witness the change of guard’s ceremony, Christiansborg Castle, the home of the Danish Parliament and many more sights. Visit Carlsberg Brewery to get an authentic brewery experience with a lot of history and beer. The unique displays and interactive exhibitions take you on a trip through the world’s largest collection of beer bottles, the history of beer, and the Carlsberg development. Enjoy lunch at a local Indian restaurant.
  • Copenhagen is an old harbor and maritime city, one of the most beautiful and enjoyable ways to see it is from a boat sailing down its charming canals on Nyhavn Canal Cruise. Later in the afternoon, proceed to the Tivoli Gardens – a famous amusement park in Copenhagen. Enjoy delicious Indian meals before heading to your hotel.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Copenhagen.

DAY 9 – Copenhagen (B)

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Later, check-out and head towards the airport for your flight back home.

Inclusions

  • 01 nights at Hotel Holiday Inn / Cumulus or similar in Helsinki
  • 01 night on-board Cruise (Seaview cabin) – Silja Line or similar
  • 01 night at Hotel Quality / Scandic Kungens Kurva or similar in Stockholm
  • 02 nights at Hotel Scandic Asker / Thon or similar in Oslo
  • 01 night at Hotel Quality Edward Grieg / Scandic or similar in Bergen
  • 02 nights at Hotel Scandic Sydhavnen / Scandic Sluesholmen in Copenhagen
  • Daily Continental Buffet Breakfast.
  • 07 Indian Jain/Vegetarian Lunches.
  • 07 Indian Jain/Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian Dinners.
  • 01 International dinner on-board the Cruise
  • Guided City Tour in Helsinki
  • View the Rock Church & Senate square in Helsinki
  • Overnight Silja Cruise (Sea – View Cabins) – Inclusive Of Porterages
  • Guided City Tour in Stockholm
  • Guided Tour of Royal Vasa Ship Museum in Stockholm
  • Entrance to the City Hall in Stockholm
  • Gondola ride for Sky View in Stockholm
  • Guided City Tour in Oslo
  • Entrance and visit to the top of Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo
  • Guided tour of Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo
  • Take a ride on the Flamsbanna – the most scenic railway journey in the world with Norway in a Nutshell
  • Enjoy the Fjord Cruise with Norway in a Nutshell
  • Get on board and drive thru mountains and see breathtaking waterfalls with Norway in a Nutshell
  • Guided City Tour in Bergen
  • Take a return funicular ride to the top of Mt. Floyen in Bergen
  • Guided City Tour in Copenhagen
  • See the iconic Little Mermaid in Copenhagen
  • Enjoy Nyhavn Canal Cruise in Copenhagen
  • Entrance to Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen
  • Carlsberg – Entrance and welcome drink in Copenhagen
  • Services of professional and friendly Indian Tour Manager through out the tour.
  • Drivers Tips @ Eur 2 per person per day.

Exclusions

  • 5% Goods & Service Tax is applicable on total invoice.
  • Airfare and Airport Taxes.
  • Visa & Overseas Travel Insurance.
  • Cost of Meals other than those specified in inclusions.
  • Any Optional Tours
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal expenses.
  • Expenses of personal nature, mini bar in the room, laundry, telephone bills, tips, gratuities etc.
  • Cost of any other services not specifically mentioned in inclusions.
  • Any increase in the cost that may come into force prior to the departure date including change in price owing to fluctuation in the rate of exchange.
  • Surcharges applicable during Conventions, Special Events, Festivals, Trade fairs, Blackout dates, etc (For Eg: Diwali, Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, etc)

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