Trip Overview

Winter Scandinavia and Northern Lights

Tour rating: 4.84 / 5, Based on 188 Reviews
Small group tour to Denmark, Norway, Sweden

Providing mind-boggling nature views and exceptional activities, Scandinavia is undoubtedly a must-visit at least once in a lifetime! In addition to unique sites, it also provides opportunities to go on a Winter Fjordsafari, Dog Sledding, Northern Lights Seeking and houses the Flam Railway - one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world!

Winter Scandinavia and Northern Lights

12 days6 cities
DenmarkNorwaySweden3 countries
Small group tour to Denmark, Norway, Sweden
From
$3,760
Tour rating: 4.84 / 5, Based on 188 Reviews

Providing mind-boggling nature views and exceptional activities, Scandinavia is undoubtedly a must-visit at least once in a lifetime! In addition to unique sites, it also provides opportunities to go on a Winter Fjordsafari, Dog Sledding, Northern Lights Seeking and houses the Flam Railway - one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world!

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Day-By-Day
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen

first destination

Copenhagen is a blend of modern architecture and history with Viking spirit. Moreover, it is often called one of Europe's most enjoyable and livable cities.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Copenhagen
Transfer
Transfer

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.

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Day 2
Copenhagen City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel you meet your private guide at the lobby and go on a breathtaking panoramiс walking city tour of Copenhagen.

First, you proceed to the Rosenborg Castle where you witness the famous Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony at the front gates of the Palace. During the tour you enjoy the views of the City Hall and Christiansborg Palace that is home to the Danish Parliament, stroll across Kongens Nytorv and see the buildings of the Old Stock Exchange and the Royal Theater.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to the colorful harbor of Nyhavn where you see the gorgeous Amalienborg Palace - the winter residence of the Royal Family.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the afternoon at leisure. Alternatively, you can continue exploring the city on your own and visit the Gefion Fountain and the symbol of Copenhagen - the famous statue of the Little Mermaid, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairy tale.

NB: For group of 12 participants and more the sightseeing tour is done with the use of private transportation.

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Admiral Hotel, Copenhagen
4

Set on the waterfront, the Admiral Hotel offers fantastic views over the Copenhagen Opera House. It’s located in a historic edifice and provides modern rooms with cable TV, minibars, free Wi-Fi, and safes.

plane
Copenhagen
Oslo
1 hr 30 min

Enjoy a fast and comfortable plane ride and reach your destination in less than a couple of hours! Our professional driver will take care of your transfer from the airport to your centrally-located hotel in Oslo.

Oslo, Norway

Oslo

second destination

Oslo feels like the perfect blend of nature and city life. When in this beautiful city you are never far away from a park. In Oslo everyone could find something to their liking.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Arrival in Oslo
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and have a transfer to the airport for your flight to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo.

Upon arrival, you are met by your 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.

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Day 4
Oslo City Tour & Viking Ship Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

You meet with your professional guide and enjoy a 4-hour panoramic walking city tour of this magnificent 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). The Viking Ship Museum is one of the most famous museums for encompassing the completely whole full-size Oseberg ship, excavated from the largest known ship burial in the world.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day a leisure.

Note: for your comfort, we have booked for you an Oslo day pass, so you can take full advantages of public transport system and visit lots of city's attractions.

NB: For group of 12 participants and more the sightseeing tour is done with the use of private transportation.

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Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo
4

The Oslo The Hub Hotel boasts a stylish interior and superb location right in the heart of the city. All guestrooms come with a flat-screen TV, free 'Rituals' body care products, ensuite bathroom, coffee machine, and free Wi-Fi. Guests are welcome to take advantage of the hotel's gym, bar, and lounge.

train
Oslo
Flam
6 hrs

A train ride from Oslo to Flam is one of the highlights of any Norway tour and is known for two things. First, the 20 km (12 mi) long Flam - Myrdal portion called the Flamsbana is the steepest railway in the world. And second, it’s believed to be the most breathtaking route in the entire world.

Flam, Norway

Flam

third destination

Flam is a very small village nestled in a gorgeous fjord surrounded by the beauty of nature. The city is renowned for its spectacular and scenic Flam railway.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Arrival in Flam
Nature views
Nature views

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

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.

Upon your arrival you walk to your countryside hotel where you will be able to have a rest and relax.

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Day 6
Winter Fjordsafari & Arrival in Bergen
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast you are invited for a breathtakingly beautiful Fjordsafari. On the 2.5-hour group experience you explore both the Aurlandsfjord and the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord. You enjoy frozen waterfalls, magical fjords surrounded by snow covered peaks and listen to stories about local life shared by your professional guide. During the tour you visit the charming village of Undredal where you have a chance to sample and buy local goat cheese.

In the afternoon you return to Flam and have time for lunch. Then you walk to the station (easily accessible by foot) to take a train to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway. Bergen boasts the magnificent nature, and you are able to contemplate the panorama of the area from the very beginning of the trip.

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.

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Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
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The Flamsbrygga Hotel is a great place to stay during your visit to Flam. It’s located near the Flam train station and offers comfortable rooms, equipped with private bathrooms and everything you need for a comfortable stay.

train
Flam
Bergen
5 hrs 30 min

Hop onboard the train taking you to Bergen and enjoy a comfortable and scenic journey in Norway. The route takes you through numerous picturesque locations and charming villages, thus make sure not to sleep through the views!

Bergen, Norway

Bergen

fourth destination

The colorful Norwegian city of Bergen is a gateway to majestic fjords and a real architectural and cultural treasure.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Visiting Bryggen District & Floibanen Funicular Ride
City tour
City tour

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.

You may add a special Sledging ticket and sledge down from Mount Fløyen to Skansemyren / Fjellveien. Contact your specialist for details.

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Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
4

Set right in the heart of Bergen, the Bors Hotel is housed in the historic stock exchange building. During your stay, you are welcome to use the hotel’s bar and the in-house restaurant offering a nice variety of local cuisine.

plane
Bergen
Tromso
2 hrs

Plane travel is one of the fastest ways to travel from Bergen to Tromso. Make yourself comfortable and reach your destination in just a couple of hours! Private transfers to and from the airports are provided.

Tromso, Norway

Tromso

fifth destination

Being the most dynamic hub at the Arctic Circle, Tromso Norway is a great place for exploring the northernmost part of Scandinavia. The 9th most populous city in Norway, Tromso has a lot in store to offer.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Arrival in Tromso & Northern Lights Seeking
Nature views
Nature views
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast in the hotel, you are transferred to the airpot for your flight to the Gateway to the Arctic - the amazing city of Tromso! Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel for check-in. 

In the evening you enjoy a 7-hour snowmobile Northern Lights seeking group tour that takes you to one of the most picturesque areas of Northern Norway - at the wilderness center of Camp Tamok.

Amazing mountain scenery and fantastic winter landscapes accompanied with magnificent views of the Northern Lights - this is a trip you will remember for years to come! The tour includes transfers from a meeting point, warm winter suits and boots, helmet, a hot meal and a hot drink.

Please, note: in order to drive a snowmobile please make sure to have your drivers license with you.

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Day 9
Dog Sledding & Northern Lights Cruise

After breakfast you meet your guide at the meeting point located within a walking distance of your hotel and enjoy an unforgettable group tour - a husky ride around the magnificent Arctic landscapes.

If you wish you can choose to drive a team of huskies on your own. This tour provides an excellent opportunity to admire the amazing Arctic nature and enjoy the fantastic views of Tromso, surrounded by snow-covered mountains and picturesque fjords. The dog sledding trip lasts about one hour and is followed by a guided tour through a dog yard. A traditional Sami meal based on reindeer meat is served around an open fire in a Sami tent (included).

Later in the evening you are invited to join a specially prepared Northern Lights group cruise. You have the unique chance of witnessing the Northern Lights while you stay in protected waters, and find a secure place for the Northern Lights. After the cruise you are transferred back to the meeting point and walk to your hotel.

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Clarion Hotel The Edge, Tromso
4

Being one of the best-placed hotels in central Tromso, the Clarion Hotel The Edge is beautifully set on the harbor and offers outstanding amenities, needed for a delightful stay.

plane
Tromso
Stockholm
1 hr

Hop on a plane and reach the bustling capital of Sweden in no time! Taking you from Tromso to Stockholm, plane travel is one of the fastest and most comfortable ways to conquer the distance.

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm

sixth destination

Stockholm is a truly vibrant city with style in its genes. It is the best place to experience the beauty, simplicity and functionality of Scandinavian design. Experience the cosmopolitan capital with 700 year old secrets.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 10
Arrival in Stockholm
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for a flight to Stockholm.

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.trans

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Day 11
Stockholm City Tour with Vasa Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

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

During the tour with a private guide 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.

Following a short ride, you take a chance to explore a world-famous museum - the Vasa Museum located on the island of Djurgården. 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 entire Scandinavia. 

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free to explore Stockholm on your own or enjoy one of our optional evening recommendations.

Note: public transportation is included in the tour.

NB: For group of 10 participants and more the sightseeing tour is done with the use of private transportation.

As an option, highlight your evening with dinner at a Den Gyldene Freden restaurant located in Gamla Stan. It is famous for being the oldest restaurant in the world to have the same surroundings since the day the restaurant opened in 1722, making it a unique example of an 18th-century tavern.

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Day 12
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your winter Scandinavian adventure! After breakfast 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!

Note: you can extend your trip to Helsinki and Finnish North or to the North of Sweden. Contact your destination specialist for details.

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King's Garden Hotel, Stockholm
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The stylish King's Garden Hotel is located in the heart of the scenic capital of Sweden and prides itself on an individual approach to every client.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Oslo, Flam, Bergen, Tromso and Stockholm;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Economy class flight tickets Copenhagen - Oslo, Bergen - Tromso, Tromso - Stockholm;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal), Flam - Bergen;
  • Entrance tickets to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo and Vasa Museum in Stockholm;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Group tours and activities: Snowmobile Northern Lights seeking, Dog sledding with Sami lunch and Northern Lights cruise;
  • Large suitcase porterage from Oslo hotel directly to Bergen hotel;
  • Support line during the trip.

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.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Intimate group size of up to only 20 travelers;
  • Professional local guides;
  • Private arrival and departure transfers;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Entrance tickets to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo and Vasa Museum in Stockholm;
  • Group tours and activities: Snowmobile Northern Lights seeking, Dog sledding with Sami lunch and Northern Lights cruise;

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
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