Day 1: Arrival
Welcome to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo! Your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.
The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.
Day 2: Oslo Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Frogner Park
Following breakfast, you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour panoramic city tour around the most interesting Oslo attractions (no entrances included).
During the tour, you also visit one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner park, informally known as the Vigeland Park named after its founder Gustav Vigeland (public transportation is included). You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.
After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.
Day 3: Departure
Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station.
Day 3: Arrival
Upon arrival, you walk to your hotel for check-in and have the evening at leisure.
Day 4: City Tour & Departure
Following breakfast you check out and enjoy a 3-hour guided city tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen. During the tour you take a walk at the famous Bryggen district, visit the Fish Market and experience a fantastic Floibanen Funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.
After the tour you have the rest of the day free. In the evening your driver transfers you to the pier.
Day 5: Stop in Alesund
Welcome to the beautiful Art Nouveau town of Alesund. After a short stop you continue cruising.
Day 6: Stop in Trondheim
Welcome to the first capital of Norway - an ancient city of Trondheim! During the stop you have some free time to explore the unique Viking heritage of this amazing city.
We recommend you to take a walk around the cozy narrow streets of Trondheim, enjoy the scenic views of the harbor and discover the most cherished treasures of the old town, including the restored wooden buildings and the fantastic Nidaros Cathedral.
Day 7: Stop in Svolvaer
In the evening you reach Svolvaer - the picturesque capital of the Lofoten Islands. These islands are famous for their tiny fishing villages, unmatched Bohemian atmosphere and breathtaking natural attractions, including majestic granite cliffs and white sandy beaches.
Day 8: Stop in Tromso
Today you reach the Gateway to the Arctic - the amazing city of Tromso. Take advantage of its beautiful surroundings and numerous restaurants and cafés to relax and spend time at your leisure.
Day 9: Stop in Honningsvag
Welcome to Honningsvag - the capital of the North Cape that is the northernmost point of mainland Europe. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure or join one of the unique optional tours.
Day 10: Arrival to Kirkenes
Upon, arrival your driver transfers you to the unique Snow Hotel, constructed entirely from snow and ice. The rest of the day is free. In the evening you enjoy dinner at a restaurant with a fantastic view to the fjord.
Day 11: Transfer to Inari
After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the authentic Inari region known as the center of Sami culture.
Day 11: Arrival & Visit to the Sami Family
Upon arrival, you leave your luggage at your centrally located hotel and have a 1-hour guided tour at the Sami Museum and Nature Center that provides you with a deep insight into the culture, traditions, and nature of Northern Lapland. You then have two additional hours to explore this museum on your own.
In the afternoon your driver picks you up at the Sami Museum and transfers you to a remote location by Lake Muddus where you have a group visit to a local Sami Family. In 3 hours you are introduced to its reindeer herd, that you can pet and feed, while the hostess tells you about the importance of reindeer for Sami people. In the warmth of their house, you find out about the fascinating process of creating traditional Sami fur boots of reindeer hide and learn what life is really like in the far north.
Note: Visit to the Sami Family tour is available on Tuesday and Friday.
After this exotic experience, you return to your hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free.
Note: Early check-in is not included.
Day 12: Transfer to Igloo
Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the igloo village located away from the city lights.
Day 12: Arrival
You arrive to the glass igloos village located close to the Arctic Circle. The unique accommodation allows watching the Northern Lights and starry skies in warmth and comfort. After check-in, you are welcomed to enjoy the Nordic beauty of the surrounding area on your own.
Please, note: the indicated glass igloo accommodation is an example of the properties used for our tours, and might be updated to similar glass igloo properties based on availability.
Day 13: Departure
After breakfast you check out from your hotel and continue your journey to new adventures.
Day 13: Arrival
Upon arrival you are transferred to your newly opened boutique hotel in the center of Rovaniemi. After check-in you have free time to start exploring the nearby attractions on your own, take a walk around the charming city streets, or have a good rest to prepare for an exciting program that awaits you tomorrow.
Day 14: Arctic Adventures & Santa Claus Village
Today you enjoy a fantastic group tour during which you visit famous Lapland sights and try exciting northern activities.
This day starts with a 1-hour snowmobile safari to a reindeer farm where you meet traditionally dressed people, learn more about reindeer husbandry and Lappish culture and enjoy a short introductory reindeer sleigh and husky ride.
Please, note: In order to drive a snowmobile please make sure to have your driver licence with you.
Due to unsuitable weather conditions (e.g. there is no snow or it is raining), a snowmobile ride and reindeer sleigh will be replaced with a visit to the Arktikum Museum.
After the farm you continue your trip to Santa Claus Village where you have some time to visit the Snowman World and attend a real ice bar in it. You can also buy some traditional Finnish souvenirs and send postcards with special Arctic Circle stamp from Santa Claus main post office.
After the tour you are transferred back to the hotel.
Please, note: Snowman World is open from beginning of December to end of March.
Day 15: Flight to Helsinki
After the tour you check out and depart from Rovaniemi.
Day 15: Arrival
Upon arrival your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your modern well-designed hotel for check-in.
The rest of the day is free, so you can relax in your room, have dinner in a local restaurant or explore the nearby attractions.
Day 16: Departure
This is the last day of your amazing Scandinavian adventure! In the morning your private driver will take you to the airport for your flight home.
We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!
*Note: all the group tours are subject to weather conditions and can be replaced with possible alternatives.
Important: this tour runs from December to March only due to weather conditions.
Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.
3. All the tours during the Hurtigruten cruise are optional and not included in the price of the package. You are free to book any of them separately to combine your cruise experience with professional sightseeing tours. Please, contact your travel specialist for additional details.
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