Day 1 : Welcome to ‘Scandinavia with Enchanting East Europe’ Tour. Arrive into Helsinki – the city of four seasons.
Today, you embark on a spectacular tour of Scandinavia and East Europe as you board your flight to the Finnish Capital, Helsinki. On arrival into Helsinki proceed to your conveniently located hotel on your own. Check in post 1400 hrs. (Please reconfirm with your travel agent for exact timings and details about your tour, hotels and meeting place with the tour manager). Later, you have some free time to explore this modern European cultural city whose urban cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature and is surrounded by the sea and its own exotic archipelago. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at hotel Scandic or similar in Helsinki. Finland
Day 2 : Enjoy a guided tour of Helsinki. Board the luxurious cruise and sail into the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
After a Scandinavian breakfast at your hotel, proceed on a tour of this city with an experienced English-speaking local guide. Enjoy the sights of this beautiful city that range from neoclassical to the modern. See the Senate Square, the Lutheran Tempelliauki Church or „Rocky church of Helsinki‟, which is quarried out of natural bedrock, the Uspenski Cathedral, the marvelous Sibelius Park, the Presidential Palace, Finland Hall, Opera House and many more interesting sights. Next visit Porvoo, the second oldest city in Finland. Porvoo is a lovely preserved medieval city with old cobblestone streets and red colored warehouses that stretch out along the Porvoo River. Later, board the luxurious cruise for a fascinating voyage across the Baltic Sea and through the Swedish archipelago to Stockholm. Tonight, enjoy a Grand Viking buffet dinner on board the cruise. After dinner, you can dance the night away in the nightclub, linger in the various shops, or enjoy the scenery, as we cruise to Stockholm in style. Overnight on board Silja / Viking Cruise liner.
Day 3 : Arrive into Stockholm - the fashionable Swedish capital. Enjoy a guided tour of this scenic city with a visit to the Vasa Ship Museum included.
After a Scandinavian breakfast on board the cruise, disembark at the picturesque city of Stockholm often called „Beauty on Water‟, situated on an archipelago of 14 islands between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. Next, proceed for a tour of the Swedish capital accompanied by an experienced local English speaking guide. See the glamorous City Hall, an impressive building, both in terms of architecture and artistic embellishments, where every year the Nobel Prize banquette takes place, the Royal Palace and the Cathedral. Visit the Old Town, renowned for its picturesque narrow alleys that date from the middle ages. Next visit the famous Vasa Museum, housing the majestic 17th century royal warship Vasa, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1628 and was salvaged in 1961.After lunch you have some free time to enjoy this beautiful city on your own. Later this evening, enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel /Quality Scandic or similar in Stockholm. Sweden
Day 4 : Norway – The land of serene fjords. Onto Oslo – The Viking capital. En route visit Karlstad, one of Sweden’s loveliest lakeside towns.
After a Scandinavian breakfast, sit back and relax in your coach, as we drive to Oslo – the Viking capital where fjords and mountains meet. Enroute, visit the town of Karlstad, situated between the cities of Stockholm and Oslo. Lying on the northern shores of Lake Vanern this town which is bisected by the Klaralven River, provides visitors with an opportunity to completely soak in its splendid beauty. On arrival into Oslo, check in and relax in the comforts of your hotel. Tonight, a hot dinner awaits you at a restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Scandic / Quality / Radisson or similar in Oslo, Norway
Day 5 : City tour of Oslo – the home of Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony
After a Scandinavian breakfast, proceed for a tour of this marvelous city with an experienced English speaking local guide. See the Town House, the House of Parliament, the Royal Palace and the majestic Akershus fortress. Visit the magnificent and unique Vigeland Sculpture Park, the highlight of your city tour and Karl Johan Street. Norway Later, we visit the Viking Ship Museum, where you can see remarkably preserved Viking Ships. This museum offers a wide collection of artifacts from the Viking Period. Norway is often called the „Cradle of Skiing‟ which you will encounter when you visit the Hollmenkollen Ski Jump area, to admire the dizzying panorama. Enjoy these special sights and many more on your guided tour. This evening is free to explore the city of Oslo on your own. Tonight, enjoy a sumptuous dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Scandic / Quality / Radisson or similar in Oslo.Norway
Day 6 : A day full of fun, adventure and ever changing beautiful scenery as we take you on Norway’s most famous trips – ‘Norway in a Nutshell’. Be dazzled by the spectacular scenery and panoramic views of the snow-capped fjords, cascading waterfalls and green foliage as you travel to Bergen through the beautiful landscapes of Western Norway and the fjords region by rail, boat and bus.
Today, after a Scandinavian breakfast get ready to travel on one of Norway‟s most popular trips „Norway in a nutshell‟. A combination of spectacular train rides and impressive trips by boat and bus. Be spellbound as you travel through some of the most magnificent scenery in Fjord Norway. You will be first transferred to the station to board your scenic train to Myrdal, where you change to the Flam railway line, a masterpiece of engineering set in wild and wonderful scenery to travel to Flam. Feast your eyes on the everchanging panorama of huge mountains and thundering waterfalls as the train glides through tunnels and open stretches on its way down to wild Flam valley. Wander around the idyllic countryside, before embarking on an enchanting boat ride through the spectacular fjords. Be amazed with the splendid scenery as the boat takes you from Aurlandsfjord into the Naeroyfjord, one of the narrowest fjord in Europe, surrounded by mighty mountains of upto 1800 meters. On arrival at scenic Gudvangen, board your coach as you travel through the impressive Norwegian landscape to Bergen. Pass charming villages before arriving into Bergen „the Gateway to the Fjords‟. A hearty dinner awaits you. Overnight cruise to Copenhagen. Denmark
Day 7 : Discover Bergen on a guided tour. Ride the Funicular for spectacular views.
This morning, after a Scandinavian breakfast, be accompanied by an experienced English-speaking local guide for your city tour of 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-color wooden houses, winding cobblestone streets, and Old Bergen are just a few of the many attractions that make Bergen a real place of enchantment. Visit the harbor, the fish market; see St. Mary‟s church from the 12th century and one of the most outstanding Romanesque churches in the country. Next, take a fun filled ride on the Funicular train, to the top of the mountain and enjoy the panoramic and uninterrupted views of the city and its surroundings. Here, you will also have a chance to shop at the many exciting outlets. Later, this evening proceed to the airport to catch your flight for Copenhagen. Arrive Copenhagen and check–in to the hotel. Next enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel First / Scandic / Comfort or similar in Copenhagen. Denmark
Day 8 : |France-Bien Venue! Welcome to the glamour capital of the world – Paris known for fashion houses, art museums, elegant avenues, beautiful monuments and exciting cabarets. France-Enjoy the sights of Paris on a city tour. In Paris | Enjoy an optional Romantic Seine cruise in Paris |Tonight chance to see the world-famous music and dance extravaganza – The Optional Lido Show.
Check out of your hotel after breakfast and Continue drive to Airport to the glamorous city of Paris. On arrival, check-in and relax in the comfort of your hotel. Later An exhilarating city tour. Tonight, you have a chance to experience the glamour of the famous Lido Show– an unforgettable experience on your tour. It’s magic! Sparkle over a glass of champagne at the Lido. Here at the most famous nightclub in the world, enjoy the 'Bonheur Show', a cabaret with extraordinary sets and extravagant costumes. After Dinner return to your hotel. Later this evening, Optional Romantic Scenic Boat Ride. Don’t miss our Night illumination Tour in Paris and experience the joie devivre of 'Gaie Paris’. True bliss! We stretch the night for you with an Illumination Tour, driving past spectacularly lit landmarks of Paris. Take away a small remembrance of your visit. Overnight at NH or Similar in Paris.
Day 9 : |Shop at Fragonard| Enjoy a breathtaking view of Paris from the top of Eiffel Tower (3rd Level | Onto Belgium| Orientation Tour of Brussels| The capital of the European Union
After breakfast proceed the day taking in the dazzling overview of the glittering city as you ascend to the 3rd level of the Eiffel Tower the symbol of Paris! Visit and shop at Fragonard –The Perfumer. Displayed are perfumery collections retracing 3000 years of history. Discover Fragonard's original perfumery creations on sale at factory prices. Enjoy a panoramic highlight city tour of famous monuments like the Wax or Louvre Museum (Tuesday Closed) with the Glass Pyramid, Garner’s Opera, the largest opera theatre in the world, the Place de la Concorde - the site of the infamous guillotine, the Champs Elysees - one of the most fashionable streets in the world, River Seine, the Napoleonic Arc de Triumphed and the Hotel des Invalids. A legendary site of entertainment since 1882, was created by Alfred Graven, to produce and showcase life size wax models of celebrities. At the end of the 19th Century, Arthur Meyer, founder of the famous daily newspaper 'Le Galois', conceived the notion of showing his readers the people in the headlines of his paper, but in 3-D.He came up with the idea of creating a site where the public could see people in the news. To implement this original plan, he called on Alfred Graven, who was a cartoonist, designer and famous sculptor. The Grevin opened its doors on June 5th, 1882. It was an immediate success. At Grevin, relive glorious French history, meet celebrities and experience the Spirit of Paris, with over 300 wax figures in a setting of gold and marble! Commemorate your visit to Grevin with a small memento. Overnight at NH or Similar in Paris.
Day 11 : Into Switzerland |Black forest region for a demonstration of Cuckoo clock. Optional Scenic Train Ride. At Schaffhausen, see the mighty Rhine Falls with boat ride.
After a continental breakfast, we check out and Journey to Switzerland through the famous Black Forest region of Germany for a demonstration of Cuckoo clock. We stop at the Drubba Centre in the heart of the forest. Here you have an opportunity to buy Cuckoo clocks & other souvenirs. We, now journey to Switzerland known for its spectacular mountain scenery, sparkling lakes and folklore traditions. At Schaffhausen, see the mighty Rhine Falls with boat ride, Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. You have free time to admire the thundering beauty of the falls. Overnight in Hotel Edelweiss or similar in Luzern. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 12 : Today you have a chance to join us on an all-inclusive Alpine excursion tour to the wonderful world of Jungfraujoch – the top of Europe –at 3,454 meters. Also visit scenic Interlaken. Get set for a memorable experience. Optional Scenic Boat Ride.
Take advantage of our excursion to Jungfraujoch, the 'Top of Europe', and Stop at the Trummelbach falls. This is the only glacier waterfalls in Europe, cascading through the mountain. Onto Jungfrau. Reachthe highest altitude railway station in Europe by a charming, red cogwheel train, amid stunning and dramatic mountain scenery! What could be more tempting in this icy cold scenario? Walk on the great Aletsch Glacier. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace, at 3571. Experience the new Cinema Experience and the new Alpine sensation attraction, as part of the centenary celebration, and the glistening Ice Palace. Descend to visit the popular holiday resort of Interlaken, cradled cozily between the beautiful Lakes of Brienz and Thun, where even today you see horse-drawn carriages. Later return back to the Engelberg station and continue your journey to Luzern. You will visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Bruck (wooden bridge). Optional Scenic Boat Ride. Later, you have some free time to shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner. Overnight at Hotel Schweizerhof or Similar in Switzerland.
Day 13 : Today you have a chance to join us on an all-inclusive Alpine excursion tour to the wonderful world of Mount Titlis in Engleberg. A breathtaking journey by cable car to a height of 3020 mtrs. Visit the Ice grotto. Also visit scenic Interlaken. Get set for a memorable experience.
After a continental breakfast proceed to the cable car station in Engelberg for a breath taking journey by cable car through the beautiful alpine mountains with sound of the cow bells to the snow clad peak of Mount Titlis at a height of 10000 feet.On arrival at a height of 3020 meters visit the Ice Grotto, the Terrace where u can get the feel of snow. The Ice Flyer a cable car which takes you further to the playing arena for some fun games on the snow.(weather permitting ice flyer remains open). Later return back to the Engelberg station and continue your jouney to Luzern. You will visit the Lion Monument and the Kapell Bruck (wooden bridge). Later, you have some free timeto shop for famous Swiss watches, knives and chocolates. Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner. Overnight at Hotel Banklialp or Similar in Switzerland.
After a breakfast, we check out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. Do spare a few minutes to fill in the feedback form and hand it to your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. • The land of the Mid-night Sun – Scandinavia • ALL delicious vegetarian / non-vegetarian meals included. • Sail on board the luxurious Viking / Silja line to Stockholm. • Guided city tour of Helsinki. • See the famous Sibelius Park in Helsinki. • Visit the Vasa Museum, housing the majestic 17th Century royal warship Vasa. • Visit Karlstad - Sweden’s loveliest lakeside town. • Guided city tour of Oslo. • Visit the Viking Ship Museum with its remarkably preserved ships from the Viking Period. •“Norway in a Nutshell‟ - a combination of spectacular train rides and impressive trips by boat and bus as you travel from Oslo to Bergen through a panorama of spectacular scenery and glorious views of the snow-capped fjords, cascading waterfalls and green foliage. • Guided city tour of Bergen – the gateway to the fjords where the world is really your oyster. • Enjoy a fun filled ride on the Funicular train to the top of the mountain in Bergen. • Guided city tour of Copenhagen. • Visit one of the most famous Danish beer brands – Carlsberg brewery. • Entrance to the Tivoli gardens. • Professional, friendly, multilingual and experienced Tour Managers travelling with you throughout your tour. • Chance to cherish an experience to be on top of Europe Jungfraujoch • Visit third level of the Eiffel Tower. • Chance to experience optional the glamour of the famous Lido show. • Chance to optional cherish an experience to be on Mount Titlis
Accommodation » Pick-up » Drop » Sightseeing » The land of the Mid-night Sun – Scandinavia ALL delicious vegetarian / non-vegetarian meals included Sail on board the luxurious Viking / Silja line to Stockholm Guided city tour of Helsinki See the famous Sibelius Park in Helsinki Visit the Vasa Museum housing the majestic 17th Century royal warship Vasa Visit Karlstad - Sweden’s loveliest lakeside town Guided city tour of Oslo Visit the Viking Ship Museum with its remarkably preserved ships from the Viking Period