Itinerary - BEST OF SCANDINAVIA

  • Day 1: Arrival in Copenhagen

Today, enter the world of ‘Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations’ as you begin your beautiful journey of Scandinavia. Pick from the airport for transfer to the hotel.

Overnight stay at good centrally located hotel.

 

  • Day 2: Copenhagen – DFDS overnight ferry

After breakfast go on a sightseeing tour (SIC) in Copenhagen. Some of the fascinating sites include the new harbour of Nyhavn, the Royal Palace Amalienborg, the Gefion fountain and the wistful Little Mermaid. Copenhagen’s one-thousand-year history has been written by ambitious kings, inspiring artists and celebrated designers as is evident in its historical buildings, ancient streets, dozens of world-class museums and galleries. In the afternoon go on your own the harbour and board DFDS Seaways overnight ferry to Oslo.

On board enjoy a Scandinavian buffet dinner. 
Accommodation in comfortable cabins.

 

  • Day 3: Oslo

Enjoy a sumptuous Scandinavian breakfast buffet before arriving in Oslo. When you arrive, there will be a bus and a local guide to meet you and take you on a sightseeing tour (SIC). Already at the turn of the 10th century a settlement was built at the mouth of the Oslo Fjord. During the 11th century this settlement grew into the medieval city of Oslo, an important royal stronghold and trading centre, making Oslo one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia. See the famous sights such as the unique sculpture park Vigelandparken, Holmenkollen Ski jump, the Town House, the Houses of Parliament, the Royal Palace and the Akerhus fortress and make a visit to Viking Ship Museum. The tour ends in the city centre. Go to your hotel and check in and after have the afternoon free for to discover Oslo on your own.
Overnight stay at hotel close to the railway station in Oslo.

 

  • Day 4: Oslo - Bergen

After a good night’s sleep, travel with Norway in nutshell tour to Bergen.   Today you will travel by train and the famous Flåm railway and cruise on the Sognefjord. You will drive through wild and wonderful countryside, magnificent mountain areas, and pass thundering waterfalls. In the early evening arrive in Bergen. Bergen is an international town with small-town charm and atmosphere, surrounded by seven rounded, lush mountains. The Hanseatic wharf Bryggen with its pastel-colour wooden houses, winding cobblestone streets, and Old Bergen are just a few of many attractions that make Bergen a real place of enchantment.

Overnight at hotel close to the railway station in Bergen.

 

  • Day 5: Bergen - Balestrand

After breakfast go on your own to the harbour and leave Bergen by boat.  Today cruise 4 hours on the Sognefjord to the amazing village of Balestrand where you disembark.

Dinner and overnight stay in Balestrand at the fjord.

 

  • Day 6: Balestrand – Geiranger

Today you will travel by public bus from Balestrand to Hellesylt (Cost not included) From Hellesylt to Geiranger cruise on the Geirangerfjord that is called the most beautiful fjord in the world. Here you will find scenery that will leave you breathless.

Dinner and overnight stay in Geiranger.

 

  • Day 7: Geiranger - Oslo

Today you will have another fantastic day when you travel by public bus and train on the hair-pin bend roads up to Dalsnibba from where you will have a fantastic view of one of the most beautiful scenic panoramas in the world. Travel by bus from Geiranger to Åndalsnes (cost not included). Train from Åndalsnes to Oslo.
Arrive back in Oslo  

Overnight at hotel close to the railway station stay in Oslo.

 

  • Day 8: Oslo - Stockholm

After breakfast go to railway station and leave Oslo by train.

Overnight stay at hotel close to the railway station in Stockholm

 

  • Day 9: Stockholm
    After breakfast go on a sightseeing tour by coach and by boat. Stockholm is often called the “Beauty on Water” being built on 14 islands. See the Old Town with the Royal Palace and the Cathedral. The Old Town is in direct contrast with today’s modern city centre.

Overnight stay in Stockholm.

 

  • Day 10: Stockholm – return flight

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Today it is time to say goodbye to Scandinavia and board your flight back home. Return home with unforgettable memories of your Exotic Vacation!

Inclusions - BEST OF SCANDINAVIA

  • 1 night in Copenhagen, including breakfast buffet
  • 1 night on board DFDS Seaways from Copenhagen to Oslo in outside cabin, including breakfast
  • 1 night in Oslo, including breakfast buffet
  • 1 night in Bergen, including breakfast buffet
  • 1 night in Balestrand, including breakfast buffet
  • 1 night in Geiranger, including breakfast buffet
  • 1 night in Oslo, including breakfast buffet
  • 2 nights in Stockholm, including breakfast buffet
  • Dinner on board the ship
  • Dinner at the hotels in Balestrand and Geiranger
  • Airport transfer in Copenhagen to the hotel
  • Sightseeing tour in Copenhagen (SIC)
  • Sightseeing tour in Oslo (SIC), including entrance to the Viking Museum
  • Sightseeing tour in Stockholm by bus and by boat (SIC)
  • Norway in a nutshell tour from Oslo to Myrdal to Flåm to Gudvangen to Voss to Bergen
  • Cruise on the Sognefjord from Bergen to Balestrand
    Ferry from Hellesylt to Geiranger
  • Train from Åndalsnes to Oslo (there will be a changing of train)
  • Train from Oslo to Stockholm 1st class
  • Airport transfer in Stockholm

Exclusions - BEST OF SCANDINAVIA

  • Public bus from Balestrand to Hellesylt
  • Public bus from Geiranger to Åndalsnes
  • Cost of airfare (International & Domestic), visa, ticket taxes and travel insurance
  • Lunch & dinner (unless mentioned in the itinerary)
  • Transfer from hotel to train station/ airport / sightseeing pick-up & drop to the hotel.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
  • Tips of any nature i.e. drivers, guides etc
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘Package Inclusions’
  • Surcharge rates may be applicable on the entire package, depending upon the final date of travel.
  • Camera/video entrance fees
  • Service Tax as applicable

Tour Costs Dates - BEST OF SCANDINAVIA

Package Cost per person in double room: Euro 2235

Notes:

  • All arrangements made by Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations are in the capacity of an agent only. Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • The above package cost is valid for a minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
  • Certain sightseeing and day tours may be subject to weather conditions or minimum number of passengers before they operate and suppliers may cancel or postpone the date of the tour at short notice. Any changes shall be notified to you at the earliest opportunity.
  • There is no refund for services not utilised.
  • Above rates are not valid during eve & public holidays, event, exhibitions, conference and Conventions. Surcharges are applicable during this period.

Confirmations of all bookings are subject to availability at time of booking.

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