Delightful Scandinavia

Scandinavia - even the name has a mystical appeal to it and brings to mind thoughts of Viking kings, Norwagian Northern Lights, Santa's famed reindeers, scenic cruises, exemplary landscapes and much more. Beginning from a comprehensive sightseeing tour of the trend-setting sea-town Helsinki, the city capital of Finland, this Scandinavia tour takes you across the capitals of four of the five countries that make up Scandinavia, namely, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Visits to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Suomenlinna Fortress, a sea-fortress built across six islands; the Amalienborg Palace.

Day 1: Arrival in Helsinki - sightseeing starts
Arrival in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Transfer from Vanta airport to your hotel. Spend some time to see the charm of Helsinki and board the site seeing bus. Helsinki is a modern European cultural city whose urban cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature. Surrounded by the sea and its own exotic archipelago, Helsinki offers visitors an endless number of possibilities. Take the Helsinki City Tour with recorded commentary and sound effects, giving you a wide variety of information about Helsinki. The many sights include the Senate Square,Uspenski Cathedral, the Parliament Building and the Olympic Stadium, theSibelius Monument, the Temppeliaukio Church, etc...
Day 2: Helsinki sightseeing - evening cruise to stockholm
After breakfast take the boat to the Suomenlinna fortress. Suomenlinna or Viapori (Finnish), or Sveaborg (Swedish), is an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands, today within Helsinki, the capital of Finland. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and popular with both tourists and locals, who enjoy it as a picturesque picnic site. Originally named Sveaborg (Fortress of Svea), it was renamed Suomenlinna (Castle of Finland) in 1918 for patriotic and nationalist reasons, though it is still also known by its original name. By evening 16:00 board the overnight ferry for Stockholm
Day 3: Stockholm sightseeing
After breakfast on board, arrive in Stockholmthe Capital of Scandinavia at 09:30. You are transferred to you hotel where you can keep the luggage as the rooms may not be ready untill 2 PM. You will either get your Sightseeing card (valid throughout your stay) giving you access to major museums and free usage of public transportation. As an option to this card, we may provide you Sit In Coach bus/ boat tour ticket. Start your sightseeing through a comfortable bus with a fabulous view. The trip provides you with exciting information about the sights as you drive or sail past them. See the whole of Stockholm in 90 minutes. The trip shows you the most famous buildings and views, including a stop at Fjällgatan, where the view of Stockholm's islands and waters is truly wonderful. This trip continues further to one hour boat ride. Spend the rest of the day on your own to discover the beauty on water.
Day 4: Transfer to Copenhagen (or oslo)
After breakfast spend some time to discover Stockholm's famous shopping streets and malls. In the afternoon take the 5 hours train journey to reach the lovely city of Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Before your train arrives do not miss the famous Öresund bridge connecting Sweden with Denmark. Copenhagen got its name from the word "köbenhavn", which means "Merchants harbour". It is a captivating, friendly city where there is always something wonderful around the next corner - to see, smell, taste, feel or listen to
Day 5: Copenhagen sightseeing - evening cruise to oslo (or copenhagen)
You will be provided either a pass for hop on hop off bus and boat tour (which is valid throughout your stay) or you will get a nutshell bus and boat tour of two and a half hours (depending on availability). Both the tours pass by the Tivoli Gardens and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. The tours drive through the colourful canal district and past the National Museum, by Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament. The trips continue on to the oldStock Exchange and across Kongens Nytorv, where you can see the Royal Theatre, world famous for its Royal Ballet. You willl also go past the colourful harbour district of Nyhavn toAmalienborg Palace - Winter residence of the Royal Family. Here you have the opportunity to see the changing of the Guard. This may be followed by a visit to the Gefion Fountain andThe Little Mermaid, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairytale. During the tours you pay a visit to one of the many magnificent churches in Copenhagen as well as passing by Rosenborg Castle, where the Crown Jewels are protected by the Royal Guard. A taxi will transfer you from the hotel to the cruise harbour at 15:40. At 16:00, board the cruise to Oslo for the wonderful cruise on the North Sea and night long party.
Day 6: Oslo sightseeing - evening cruise back to copenhagen (or oslo)
Arrive in Oslo after breakfast on board at 09:30. Take the connecting bus from the pier to arrive in the city and start your 2 hour sightseeing tour.The port town of Oslo is the capital of NorwayOslo celebrated its 1000 year anniversary in the year 2000. Until 1814, it was known asChristiania after the Danish-Norwegian king. The city is beautifully situated at the head of Oslo Fjord surrounded by forested ridges, and this very location gives Oslo unexpected qualities for a national capital. In Oslo tour you explore theRoyal Palace, the City Hall, the Akershusfortress, Holmenkollen Ski arena and Vigeland Sculpture park. By evening 16:00, board the cruise back to Copenhagen to join the party. As an option, you may stay one night in Oslo and depart from Oslo on day 7.
Day 7: Departure from Copenhagen
After breakfast on board arrive in Copenhagen at 09:30. You are then transferred to the airport or the train station for your onward

Tour Duration : 6 Nights And 7 Days

Destinations Covered: Helsinki - Stockholm - Copenhagen - Oslo

Package Inclusions:

• Return economy class airfare with taxes to and from Scandinavia
• Visa charges
• Travel Insurance
• Hotel accommodation daily breakfast in 4 star category hotels
• Overnight cruises to Helsinki to Stockholm and Copenhagen to Oslo with own inside cabin
• All city transfers from airport / station / cruise terminal to hotels and back (if the distance is more than 800 meters)
• Train journey in Scandinavia
• Regular Sightseeing as per itinerary

Package Exclusions:

• Any other expenses of personal nature
• High and peak season supplement charges
• Optional tour and other arrangement
• Compulsory Christmas Eve Dinner & New Year Eve Dinner
• Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers
• Personal Expenses
• GST is extra on total package cost 3.09%

Tour Duration : 6 Nights And 7 Days

Visit: Helsinki - Stockholm - Copenhagen - Oslo

Price Starting From: Rupee132,999* only.
* Above prices are in INR and per person on twin sharing basis

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