Welcome to Copenhagen, Denmark. The Scandic countries boast pristine natural landscapes, cosmopolitan cities and intriguing Viking heritage. Copenhagen is one of Europe’s oldest capitals with an exclusive royal touch. On arrival into Copenhagen you will be greeted by your Friendly representative, who will later escort you to your hotel and check in. Later in the afternoon proceed to the Tivoli Gardens a famous amusement park in Copenhagen and a must for all visitors to the city.
This morning proceed on a guided city tour of Copenhagen. It is full of historical buildings and ancient streets. You will see the Little Mermaid - symbol of Copenhagen and the Gefion fountain. The Royal residence Amalienborg Palace consisting of four identical facades, where you may get a chance to witness the change of guards ceremony, Christiansborg Castle the home of the Danish Parliament, and many more sights. Copenhagen is an old harbor and maritime city, one of the most beautiful and enjoyable ways to see it is from a boat sailing down its charming canals on Nyhavn Canal Cruise. Later proceed to the Ferry to board your DFDS cruise to Oslo.
Arrive into Oslo Pier. Get ready to meet the local guide who will introduce you to the city of Oslo. See medieval Akershus Fortress, the City Hall from the 1950s, the Royal Palace, Parliament and the National Theatre. Then continue with a visit to the Vigeland Sculpture Park, a famous park that truly has no equal. The park is home to over 200 stone, bronze and cast-iron figural sculptures made by the Norwegian artist Gustav Vigeland. Visit to the top of the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, a large ski jumping hill and get a breath-taking view of Oslo fjords. Proceed to the Bygdoy a peninsula on the western side of Oslo for a guided tour of Viking Ship Museum. The museum displays the world’s two best-preserved wooden Viking ships built in the 09th century, as well as small boats. Later drive to Geilo.
We checkout and proceed to Gudvangen. Today get set for one of the highlights of your trip – Norway in Nutshell. This is a combination of spectacular train rides, impressive trips by boat and scenic bus ride. Be spellbound as you travel through some of the most magnificent scenery in Fjord Norway. Embark on an enchanting boat ride through the spectacular fjords. Be amazed with the splendid scenery as the boat takes you from Aurlands fjord into the Naeroyfjord, one of the narrowest fjords in Europe, surrounded by mighty mountains of upto 1800 meters. Arrive into Flam and wander around the idyllic countryside. Later change to the Flam railway linea masterpiece of engineering set in wild and wonderful scenery to travel to Myrdal. Cherish the beautiful huge mountains and thundering waterfalls as the train glides through tunnels and open stretches on its way down to the wild Flam valley. On arrival into Myrdal change to the other line to take a train to Geilo. Get in your coach and drive to Oslo.
Check out, sit back and relax in your coach, as we drive to Stockholm – the Swedish capital. En route, visit the town of Karlstad, situated between the cities of Stockholm and Oslo. The town is bisected by the Klaralven River with the Smiling Sun it’s symbol. Lake Vanern provides visitors with an opportunity to completely soak in its splendid beauty. Continue to Stockholm. On arrival into Stockholm, check in and relax in the comforts of your hotel.
This morning you will meet your local guide at the hotel Lobby and proceed on a guided tour of the city of Stockholm often referred to as the Venice of the North. Visit Fjällgatan to see the magnificent view of the Swedish capital, spread out on 14 islands with Lake Mälar on one side and the Baltic Sea on the other. See the Old Town with its fascinating narrow cobble-stoned alleys, the Royal palace, the Cathedral, and the City Hall where the festivities of the annual Nobel Prize award takes place. Continue to the impressive Vasa Museum, this outstanding museum, which houses eight exhibitions, is one of Sweden’s most popular tourist attractions because of its beautifully preserved wooden warship that sank in Stockholm Harbour during her ill- fated maiden voyage in 1628. Go up on the gondola to the SkyView – Stockholm’s landmark, a world-class attraction that takes you to the top of the world’s largest spherical building for a fantastic view of Stockholm.
Check out and proceed on a guided city tour of Drottningholm Palace which is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. Today late in the afternoon proceed to the pier to board the overnight cruise to Helsinki.
On arrival into Helsinki, we check out from the cruise and proceed on a guided city tour by driving past the city’s busy harbor and shipyards and down the coastal road by Embassy Park, seeing the colourful open-air market, you will see Senate Square, home to an elegant Lutheran Cathedral, as well as Esplanadi, a popular shopping avenue where many designer shops are located. Visit the Sibelius Monument dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The tour will also take you down Mannerheim Street - Helsinki’s main street, to see the impressive Parliament building, the National Museum and Finlandia Hall; Alvar alto designed this beautiful concert hall and convention center. Later see the Olympic Stadium Helsinki constructed for its hosting of the 1952 Olympic Games. During your sightseeing tour of Helsinki you will also see the unique Rock Church which was built out of solid rock and capped with a copper dome.
Your memorable Holiday ends, today it’s time to fly back home. Say goodbye to the wonderful new friends you have made on the tour. Check out and depart for the Airport with pleasant memories of your European trip which you will cherish for a lifetime.
9D / 8N
₹ 191000 per person
5 Destination covered
5 Destination covered