Scandinavian and Russian Capitals
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Scandinavian and Russian Capitals
Private tour
2 travelers
16 days
8 cities
3days
Copenhagen, Denmark
Traveling to Copenhagen? Make sure to spend at least three days in the cultural and geographic link between mainland Europe and Scandinavia. The capital of Denmark is called one of Europe’s most enjoyable cities and offers many beautiful landmarks for you to explore. Choose cycling as your mean of exploring the city and make your way to the National Gallery of Denmark, where a hefty collection of works of art are stored, then visit Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, the Town Hall Square, and Old Danish Stock Exchange. Make sure to see the symbol of Copenhagen - the statue of Little Mermaid. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to the historical "harbor of merchants" and the outstanding capital of Denmark - Copenhagen! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the 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: Copenhagen City Tour
    After breakfast you meet your guide and private driver and enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of Copenhagen.

    During the tour you stop and visit the symbol of Copenhagen - the world-famous Little Mermaid statue, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairy tale. Then you drive around the Citadel before visiting both the Gefion Fountain and Amalienborg Square where the winter residence of the Royal Family is located. If possible you get to see the famous Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony.

    You then pass the colorful harbor of Nyhavn and the Rosenborg Castle. Then continue onto Christiansborg for a walk around the government area with a stop in front of the architectural beauty of the Old Danish Stock Exchange. After you return to the bus and drive by Tivoli Gardens, the National Museum, Carlsberg Glyptotek and the Town Hall Square before returning to the hotel.

    NB: For group of 9 participants and less the sightseeing tour is done as a walking tour with the use of public transportation.

    In the afternoon you may join an optional Canal Boat Tour that includes  tickets to Tivoli Gardens (43 USD per person).

    Day 3: Departure
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure.

    In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Oslo. You spend this night on board the ferry.

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    Copenhagen Admiral Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 4-star hotel, set in a historic building from the 1780s offers bea...
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    • 3-hour City Tour with Private Transportation
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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15 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Copenhagen - Oslo
DFDS Standard Seaview Cabin Breakfast and Dinner Included
Spend a night on board the ferry. After breakfast, you arrive in the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo.
Copenhagen port
Copenhagen, Denmark
17 h
Oslo port
Oslo, Norway
2days
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 4: Oslo Sightseeing Tour & Visit to the Viking Ship Museum
    Upon arrival your guide and private driver meet you at the port and take you on a 3-hour panoramic city tour around the most magnificent attractions of the Norwegian capital.

    You start with a visit to one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park, informally known as the Vigeland Park named after its founder Gustav Vigeland. You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.

    Then you proceed to other famous Oslo attractions, including the Royal Palace, the Akershus fortress (no entrances included) and the Viking Ship Museum (entrance tickets included).

    After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. You can relax in the hotel or join our carefully designed optional tour.

    NB: For group of 9 participants and less the sightseeing tour is done as a walking tour with the use of public transportation.

    In the evening you may join an optional Prawn Buffet Cruise (74 USD per person).

    Day 5: Departure
    Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible by foot).

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    Clarion Hotel The Hub
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    This modern hotel is located in the heart of Oslo, and it's the perfec...
    Experiences
    • 3-hour City Tour with Private Transportation & Visit to the Viking Ship Museum
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    Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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17 Jun
Rail
Connection | Oslo - Flam
2nd Class Seat & Luggage Transfer
At the train station, you board a train for an unforgettable Oslo - Myrdal - Flam rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway. You can also choose to have your suitcases transferred directly to Bergen and travel to the fjord villages with a smaller bag.
Central Station
Oslo, Norway
6 h
Central Station
Flam, Norway
2days
Flam, Norway
Visiting a charming village of Flam? Located in the heart of Western Norway, the village offers picturesque walks and an opportunity to see waterfalls with quad bikes. However, what Flam is most famous for is the railway, which starts from the mountain station at Myrdal and takes you down to Flam via the longest and deepest fjord in Europe - Sognefjord. Enjoy the ride as you pass breathtaking waterfalls, mountain peaks, cliffs and valleys. Keep your photo camera ready as the train stops at the most scenic spots....
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    Day 5: Arrival
    Upon your arrival you walk to your countryside hotel where you will be able to have a rest and relax.

    Day 6: Departure
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure.

    Today you may join an optional Heritage Fjord Safari Group Tour (152 USD per person).

    In the afternoon you walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 5,5-hour express boat trip from Flåm to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway. Bergen boasts the magnificent nature and you will be able to contemplate the panorama of the area from the very beginning of the trip. This is a wonderful experience definitely worth trying!

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    Flamsbrygga Hotel
    3-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    This cozy 3-star hotel located in a picturesque area not far from Flam...
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18 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Flam - Bergen
Regular Seat, Norled Ferry
Flam pier
Flam, Norway
6 h
Strandkaiterminalen
Bergen, Norway
3days
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 6: Arrival
    Upon arrival you walk to your centrally located hotel (easily accessible by foot) for overnight. The evening is free for you to go on sightseeing, dining or just walking around in Bergen.

    Day 7: Visiting Bryggen District & Floibanen Funicular Ride
    Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a 3-hour walking 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 return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    After a break for lunch you may join an optional Round Trip Fjord Cruise to Mostraumen (120 USD per person).

    Day 8: Departure
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and meet your driver for the transfer to the airport.

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    Bergen Børs Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 4-star hotel - Bergen Bors is housed in an old stock exchange buil...
    Experiences
    • Walking City Tour with Floibanen Funicular
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    Transfers
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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20 Jun
Air
Connection | Bergen - Stockholm
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Bergen, Norway
1 h
Stockholm, Sweden
3days
Stockholm, Sweden
Traveling to Stockholm? Make sure to spend at least four days in the vibrant capital of Sweden. Wander through the cobblestone streets in the Old Town of Stockholm and make sure to take a coffee break from sightseeing, as Swedes call it “fika” - meaningful pause for coffee. During your time in the Old Town, visit the colorful Shortorget Square and watch Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony. Don’t miss a chance to pay a visit to other famous landmarks like ABBA Museum, Vasa Museum, the Royal Palace and City Hall. ...
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    Day 8: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you have a transfer to the centrally located hotel.

    The rest of the day is free to start exploring Stockholm attractions on your own, dine in a local restaurant or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

    Day 9: Stockholm City Tour with Vasa Museum

    After breakfast you meet your guide and private driver and enjoy a 4-hour city tour around the most interesting attractions of Stockholm with a private guide and transportation.

    During the tour you see the City Hall, explore the brilliant Old Town of Stockholm, that is one of the biggest and most well-preserved medieval Old Towns in Europe. Together you continue the tour to see the famous Royal Palace and the Stockholm Cathedral.

    Then you continue to the island of Djurgården to explore a world-famous museum - the Vasa Museum. It displays the only almost fully intact 17th-century ship that sank on its maiden voyage. It is rated as the most visited museum in the entire Scandinavia. 

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. You can join our carefully planned optional tour.

    NB: For group of 9 participants and less the sightseeing tour is done as a walking tour with the use of public transportation.

    In the afternoon you may join an optional Archipelago Cruise (60 USD per person).

    Day 10: Departure
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure. 

    In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Helsinki. 

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    Kings Garden Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The King's Garden is a private boutique hotel rated 4+ star and set in...
    Experiences
    • Half Day Guided City Tour & Vasa Museum with Private Transportation
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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22 Jun
Ferry
Connection | Stockholm - Helsinki
Viking Line A4 Seaside Standard Cabin Breakfast and Dinner Included
You spend this night on board the ferry. After breakfast, you arrive in the vibrant capital of Finland - Helsinki.
Viking Line Terminal, Stockholm
Stockholm, Sweden
16 h 30 min
Viking Line Terminal, Helsinki
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 11: Arrival & City Tour
    At the port you meet your guide and driver who take you on a wonderful panoramic city tour around the most fantastic attractions of Helsinki. During the tour, you walk through the vivid Central Harbor and Market Square, explore the charming Old Town and visit the famous Rock Church.

    After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free. You can join our carefully designed optional tour.

    NB: For group of 9 participants and less the sightseeing tour is done as a walking tour with the use of public transportation.

    Day 12: Departure
    After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station where you board the early high-speed Allegro train that takes you to St. Petersburg in just 3,5 hours.

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    Klaus K Hotel
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 4-star hotel, situated only 100m from the busy Esplanade shopping ...
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    • 3-hour City Tour with Private Transportation
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    Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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24 Jun
Rail
Connection | Helsinki - St.Petersburg
2nd Class Seat
Central station
Helsinki, Finland
3 h
Finlyandskiy station
St. Petersburg, Russia
3days
St. Petersburg, Russia
Visiting Saint Petersburg? The most romantic place in Russia also referred to as ‘The Second Capital of Russia’ is worth at least four days of your journey. Pay a visit to the Peter and Paul fortress - where almost all Russian emperors and empresses have been buried, then make your way to the most famous church in St. Petersburg the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. For the most memorable experience in Saint Petersburg, we recommend going on a river tour to see the stunning palaces and really understand why the city is also called ’The Venice of the North’. ...
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    Day 12: Arrival & St. Petersburg City Tour
    Welcome to St.-Petersburg - the Venice of the North! Upon arrival, your guide and driver meet you at the train station and take you on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most outstanding attractions of St. Petersburg. 

    During the tour, you visit the gorgeous St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood which stands on the site where Russia's great emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded, and the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family. 

    After the tour, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

    Day 13: Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Trip to Peterhof
    Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum.

    They say that if you were to spend three minutes by each of the exhibits in the Hermitage Museum, it would have taken you three years to see the entire exhibition. But don't worry, you have an experienced guide, who will show you the best rooms and halls of the exhibit within several hours.

    • The tour of the Hermitage includes the Main Museum Complex. The General Staff Building (that houses the Impressionist and Postimpressionist paintings as well as contemporary art) is not included.

    In the second part of the day, you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the palaces (from the outside) and gardens of the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof.

    During the tour, you visit the famous Bath Cottage, which offers a fascinating insight into everyday life of Russian court, and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes.

    After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel.

    Day 14: Departure
    After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station where you board a high-speed Sapsan train that takes you to Moscow in comfort and safety in just 4 hours.

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    Corinthia Hotel Nevsky Palace
    5-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The luxury hotel Corinthia is located on Nevsky Prospect, in the very ...
    Experiences
    • Russian visa processing service
    • Full Day Guided St Petersburg Sightseeing Tour
    • Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Trip to Peterhof
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    Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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26 Jun
Rail
Connection | Saint Petersburg - Moscow
Standard Class Seat
Moskovskiy station
St. Petersburg, Russia
4 h
Leningradskiy station
Moscow, Russia
3days
Moscow, Russia
Traveling to the capital of Russia? Make sure to leave extra time to really see all of the world-famous sights of Moscow, starting with St. Basil's Cathedral and Bolshoi Theater, to GUM - State Department Store, that once boasted 1200 different stores and continues to astonish travelers with its size, elegance, and opulent architecture. When visiting Moscow, make sure to pop up to Kremlin and see the remarkable red brick building that is the principal symbol of Russia....
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    Day 14: Arrival & Tour to Tretyakov Gallery
    Upon arrival, your guide and driver meet you at the train station and take you on one of the most interesting sites in Moscow hidden deep beneath the surface - the Moscow Subway. You have a quick subway ride to taste local life and enjoy the splendid decorations of its stations. 

    Then you enjoy a guided tour to the world-famous treasure trove of the Russian fine art, the Tretyakov Gallery, where you spend several amazing hours viewing the brightest gems of its collection, including the famous masterpieces of Ivan Aivazovsky, Mikhail Vrubel, and Viktor Vasnetsov. 

    After the tour, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

    Day 15: Moscow City Tour
    Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful city tour around the most magnificent Moscow landmarks. 

    During the tour, you take a walk at the beautiful Red Square, go inside the colorful St. Basil's Cathedral, see the spectacular Cathedral of Christ the Savior and enjoy one of the best city views at Sparrow Hills. 

    Later you explore one of the most outstanding Moscow icons - the Kremlin. You go inside the Kremlin walls to visit it's famous Armoury Chamber that houses a unique collection of crown jewels, stunning coronation finery, hand-forged armor and weapons, royal carriages and sleighs, and world-famous Fabergé eggs. 

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 16: Departure
    This is the last day of your amazing Scandinavian-Russian adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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    Marriott Courtyard Moscow
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    The 4-star hotel located on a charming 18th-century street is less tha...
    Experiences
    • Full Day Guided City Tour with Kremlin
    • Tretyakov Gallery & Moscow Subway Tour
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    Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Oslo, Flam, Bergen, Stockholm, Helsinki, St. Petersburg and Moscow;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Regular class ferry tickets Copenhagen - Oslo and Stockholm - Helsinki;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal), Helsinki - St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg - Moscow;
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Bergen - Stockholm;
  • Large suitcase porterage from Oslo hotel directly to Bergen hotel;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Support line during the trip.

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.

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