Winter Norway & Finland
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Winter Norway & Finland
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2 travelers
16 days
12 cities
3days
Oslo, Norway
Traveling to the gem of Scandinavia - Oslo? Make sure to take the most of your time there by taking part in a range of outdoor activities - biking, skiing, swimming, climbing or even diving. But if the active lifestyle is not something you seek, make sure to take advantage of cultural and historical experiences that the capital of Norway can offer. Start by visiting the Viking Ship Museum, where you will experience the life and spirit of Vikings by seeing the full-size Oseberg ship then make your way to Natural History Museum and National Gallery - Norway’s largest public collection of paintings and sculptures. ...
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    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.

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    Clarion Hotel The Hub
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    This modern hotel is located in the heart of Oslo, and it's the perfec...
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    • Half Day Guided Walking Tour
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11 Jun
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Connection | Oslo - Bergen
1st Class Seat
Central Station
Oslo, Norway
6 h
Central Station
Bergen, Norway
2days
Bergen, Norway
Discover another Norway’s highlight - the colorful city of Bergen. The second largest city in Norway is a gateway to majestic fjords and one of the Earth’s most unspoiled tourist destination. Spend at least few days in the city and take a walk alongside the Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf - the oldest part of town situated in the harbor. For the complete Bergen experience, make sure to visit Geirangerfjord village and go on the Floibanen funicular and Hurtigruten coastal voyage....
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    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.

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    Scandic Ornen
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 3-star hotel is located on the vibrant street of Storgata, right i...
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    • Walking City Tour with Floibanen Funicular
    • Hurtigruten Cruise from Bergen to Kirkenes
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    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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12 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Bergen - Alesund
Start the voyage of a lifetime to the magnificent land of fjords.
Bergen port
Bergen
14 hrs
Alesund port
Alesund
1day
Alesund, Norway
Another must-visit town in Norway tucked away between breathtaking fjords - Alesund. The Adventure Capital of Fjords is spread over several islands nearby the Sunnmore Mountains - making it the perfect place for Scandinavian scenery. The town is quite young as it was rebuilt after the great fire of Alesund that happened in 1904. A little gem of Norway boasts quite a few landmarks that you should visit, including the Alesund Church, the Alesund Park and the Town Hall alongside many other beautiful sights of the city....
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    Day 5: Stop in Alesund
    Welcome to the beautiful Art Nouveau town of Alesund. After a short stop you continue cruising.

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13 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Alesund - Trondheim
Following the night you arrive in Trondheim.
Alesund port
Alesund
15 hrs
Trondheim port
Trondheim
1day
Trondheim, Norway
Planning to visit Trondheim? Great idea! Spend at least two days exploring the picturesque city, situated on the Trondheim Fjord in central Norway, which was established back in the 11th century. See the majestic landmarks like Nidaros Cathedral, which was built over the burial site of the king of Norway in the 11th century, then make your way to Stiftsgarden - an elegant wooden royal residence of the Norwegian royal family. DOn’t miss a chance to see Kristiansten Fortress - built in the 17th century, the museum is overlooking the city. If you are a music lover make sure to pop to Rockheim - a museum dedicated to Norway’s music scene. ...
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    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.

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14 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Trondheim - Svolvaer
Today you experience one of the highlights of your journey, as your cruise ship crosses the Arctic Circle that marks the latitude at which the sun can remain continuously above or below the horizon for 24 hours during the summer and winter solstice.
Trondheim port
Trondheim
33 hrs
Svolvaer port
Svolvaer
1day
Svolvaer, Norway
Traveling to Svolvaer? The Norwegian Gem is situated on the island of Austvagoya in the Lofoten archipelago. Spend at least four days in Svolvaer to get the real taste of the place. Explore multiple of its landmarks, starting with Svolvaergeita - a 150m tall pinnacle, placed at the southwest face of Floyfhellet, from where you can enjoy the breathtaking view of stunning nature of Norway. Pay a visit to Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum for a fascinating history lesson in WWII and explore the incredible collection of military uniforms or learn more about the past of Lofoten islands by visiting Lofotmuseet....
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    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.

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15 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Svolvaer - Tromso
During the night your ship passes the picturesque Trollfjord and sails through the spectacular and narrow Raftsund strait. This leg of the route will present you with the unforgettable views of the rugged mountainous landscape jutting up against the horizon under the endless sun.
Svolvaer Port
Svolvaer
16.5 hrs
Tromso port
Tromso
1day
Tromso, Norway
Visiting Tromso? The beautiful Northern city of Norway contains the largest number of old wooden houses in the North of the country and is worth spending at least four days at. The charming town boasts quite a few landmarks that are a must to visit on your trip, including Polaria - the world’s most northerly arctic aquarium set in a fascinating design building. Make sure to visit the Polar Museum where you can see the cultural and archaeological exposition for Tromso region. Don’t forget to see the imposing Arctic Cathedral too. ...
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    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.

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16 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Tromso - Honningsvag
After brief early stops in Hammerfest and Havoysund, you arrive in Honningsvag.
Tromso port
Tromso
17 hrs
Honningsvag port
Honningsvag
1day
Honningsvag, Norway
You won't forget the natural beauty of the northernmost city in Norway Honningsvag....
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    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.

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17 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Honningsvag - Kirkenes
Following the night your ship reaches the final destination of your voyage - Kirkenes.
Honningsvag port
Honningsvag
18.5 hrs
Kirkenes port
Kirkenes
2days
Kirkenes, Norway
Traveling to Kirkenes? Spend at least two days in a small Norwegian town, nearby Finland and Russia. The magnificent spot in Norway is known for being an excellent location to witness Northern Lights. After seeing the magnificent nature’s phenomenon, visit the Borderland Museum, where you can learn the history of the region. Another interesting sight in town is The Russian Soldier Monument, built in memory of the area’s liberation from Nazi in 1944. Kirkenes is a hub for wildlife activities and is perfect for husky sledding or fishing for red crabs. ...
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    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.

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    Kirkenes SnowHotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
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    This unique hotel opened for the first time in 2006, is built from scr...
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19 Jun
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Connection | Kirkenes - Inari
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Kirkenes hotel
Kirkenes, Norway
3 h
Inari hotel
Inari, Finland
2days
Inari, Finland
It's time to explore the largest Finnish municipality that is also - the center of Sami culture. Once you come here, you will be surprised to hear locals speaking four different languages, most of which are just different Sami tounges. Among other things, you will certainly be in awe of the Ivalo river views, and Lemmenjoki National Park....
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    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.

    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.

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    Inari Hotel
    3-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
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    Inari Hotel is situated near Lake Inari. Cozy guestrooms are equipped ...
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    • Guided Tour in the Siida Museum
    • Reindeer & Sami Handicraft Tour
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20 Jun
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Connection | Inari - Lapland Region
Private Transfer
Inari hotel
Inari, Finland
4 h
Lapland Region hotel
Lapland Region, Finland
2days
Lapland Region, Finland
If you are after a winter fairytale, then Lapland region is where you need to be. Winters here are nothing short to picturesque with Northern Light phenomena visibly during clear sky nights from as early as September. Region visitors are also spoilt for choice when it comes to authentic local experiences like husky sled ride, reindeer sleigh ride, snowmobiling, and ice fishing just to name a few....
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    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.

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    Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos
    3-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
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21 Jun
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Connection | Lapland Region - Rovaniemi
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Glass Igloo
Lapland Region, Finland
 
Rovaniemi hotel
Rovaniemi, Finland
3days
Rovaniemi, Finland
Traveling to Rovaniemi? Spend at least three days in the capital of Lapland, and truly explore the modern city, known as the home town of Santa Claus. Discover the top sights of the area starting with the year-round christmas wonderland - Santa Claus village, then make your way to Oulanka Naional Park and take in the breathtaking views of Finnish nature. Don’t miss a chance to visit the Arktikum Science Museum, for a different perspective of the treasures of Finland. ...
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    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.

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    Arctic Light Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
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    Located in the 1950's building of a former City Hall of Rovaniemi, thi...
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    • Arctic Adventures & Santa Claus Village
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23 Jun
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Connection | Rovaniemi - Helsinki
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Rovaniemi, Finland
1 h
Helsinki, Finland
2days
Helsinki, Finland
Planning a trip to Helsinki? The city where Eastern and Western influences meet is worth at least three days of your travel time. The dynamic capital city of Finland is a perfect blend of modern metropolitan feel and beautiful, green nature. Explore the city’s top attractions, starting with Mannerheim Museum, Seaurasaari Open-Air Museum, then make your way to the vivid Central Harbor, wander through the charming Old Town and pay a visit to the famous Rock Church and the Helsinki Cathedral....
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    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!

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    Klaus K Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Bergen, Inari, Rovaniemi & Helsinki;
  • 1 night in the unique Snowhotel in Kirkenes made entirely of ice and snow;
  • 1 night in the unique Glass Igloo in Ivalo;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itineraries;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Private in Oslo and Bergen with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Group tours and activities: Sami Family, Arctic Activities & Santa Claus Village;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Kirkenes - Oslo, Rovaniemi - Helsinki;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • 6 nights on board the Hurtigruten ship in the Outside cabin;
  • Three meals daily on board the Hurtigruten ship;
  • English-speaking tour leader on board;
  • Port stops according to the itinerary with free time or optional tours during Hurtigruten cruise;
  • All portage fees and taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

*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.

Note:

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.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

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