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Oslo. Norway
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 31 32 39 49 62 68 71 69 60 49 39 32
Average Low 20 19 27 34 45 52 55 53 45 38 29 22
Average Rainfall 2 1.6 2.4 1.6 2 3.1 2.8 3.5 2.8 3.5 2.8 2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Norwegian Krone
$1.00 USD = kr8.87 NOK
Visa requirement
No
Stockholm. Sweden
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 31 31 37 47 60 67 70 68 58 48 39 32
Average Low 22 20 26 31 41 49 54 53 45 38 31 23
Average Rainfall 1.5 1.1 1 1.2 1.2 1.8 2.8 2.6 2.2 2 2.1 1.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Swedish Krona
$1.00 USD = kr8.54 SEK
Visa requirement
No
Bergen. Norway
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 38.5 39.2 42.6 48.4 57.2 62.2 63.7 63.5 57.6 52.2 44.4 40.5
Average Low 31.3 31.1 33.6 37.4 45 50.4 52.7 52.9 48.4 43.9 37 33.1
Average Rainfall 7.5 6 6.7 4.5 4.2 5.2 5.8 7.5 11.1 10.7 10.2 9.2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Norwegian Krone
$1.00 USD = kr8.87 NOK
Visa requirement
No
Helsinki. Finland
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 26 27 34 45 59 66 70 66 56 46 36 30
Average Low 16 15 23 31 41 49 53 51 43 36 28 20
Average Rainfall 1.8 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.7 1.8 2.4 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +2
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Finnish Markka
$1.00 USD = 0.00 FIM
Visa requirement
No
Reykjavik. Iceland
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 35 37 37 41 47 52 55 54 49 44 38 36
Average Low 27 29 29 33 39 44 47 46 41 36 31 28
Average Rainfall 3.4 2.9 3 2.2 1.7 1.8 2 2.4 2.8 3.5 3.3 3.3
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+0
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Icelandic Króna
$1.00 USD = kr129.70 ISK
Visa requirement
No
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Scenic Norway

8 days/7 nights - from $3,115 per person Land Only without Air, Guaranteed Departures

Travel to Norway on this 7-night coach tour. Begin in the land of majestic fjords, as you arrive in Oslo, the Norwegian capital. Visit the world-famous Viking Ships. Then journey on to Ulvik, stopping to view Voringsfoss Waterfall. A scenic tour the following day takes you along the Hardanger Fjord to arrive in Bergen for a city tour. The next day, travel by train to Flam, where a cruise takes you along branches of the Sojn Fjord. Travel by coach and ferry to the resort of Balestrand, where you spend two nights. Next, travel to Hellesylt and cruise along spectacular Geiranger Fjord. Return to Oslo via Lillehammer. Priced at $3115 per person land only. Guaranteed but limited departures. Take 2 nights extension to Stockholm, Sweden, where sights include the Royal Palace. Or, continue on to yet another extension to Helsinki and Copenhagen. Take an overnight cruise ferry through the archipelago, arriving in Helsinki harbor the next morning. Enjoy a city tour in Finland’s capital. Sail back to Stockholm and board a coach to Copenhagen, Denmark, a land of fairy tales.

Scenic Norway – Escorted Coach Tour

8 Days/7 Nights - Guaranteed departures

Tuesdays – May 28*; June 4*, 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6*, 13* (*=7 nights tour Oslo - Oslo only)

Sundays- July 21*, 28* (*=7 nights tour Oslo - Oslo only)

Day 1 – Arrive Oslo
Arrive Oslo and transfer from Oslo Gardermoen Airport to hotel. Your tour escort will meet you before dinner at your hotel in the hotel lobby. (Radisson Blu Plaza) (D)

Day 2 – Oslo/Ulvik
After breakfast you will visit the world-famous Viking Ships. Departure from Oslo, driving via Hønefoss along the charming Halling Valley to the tourist resort town of Gol. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch cross the wild Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli, stopping to view the thundering Vøringsfoss Waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 m. Descend the amazing Måbødal Canyon to the idyllic Hardanger Fjord. Cross the Hardanger Bridge en route to Ulvik. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. (Brakanes) (B/L/D)

Day 3 – Ulvik/Bergen
After breakfast, start scenic tour along the beautiful Hardanger Fjord, famous for its many fruit orchards. Route via the towns of Øystese and Norheimsund, arriving in Bergen around midday. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon city tour of Bergen, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled pack houses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter. You will also ride on the funicular to Mt. Fløien, for the best views of the city and fjords way below. (First Hotel Marin) (B/L)

Day 4 - Bergen/Flam/Balestrand
After breakfast, depart from Bergen and drive via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing Flåm Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2,838 feet in less than one hour. The descent to the fjord side village of Flåm offers opportunities for photo shots of exciting waterfalls and mountain scenery. After a short rest in Flåm, start of approx. 2-hour cruise along the narrow Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords, both branches of the Sogn Fjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of cascading waterfalls, sheer mountain cliffs, snow-clad peaks, and a variety of wildlife. After disembarking in Gudvangen at the head of the Nærøy Fjord, continue by coach through the amazing Stalheim Canyon and Nærøy Valley, across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand. (Kviknes) (B/D)

Day 5 - Balestrand
Full day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords. The day starts with a traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast in the hotel’s elegant dining room. You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel terrace, breathing in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the spectacular views. We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or rowing boat from the hotel, or a hike to the nearest mountains. A walking tour of the village of Balestrand, with its historic buildings and other noteworthy sites can also be arranged. (B/D)

Day 6 - Balestrand/Geiranger
After breakfast, depart from your hotel by ferry from Dragsvik to Hella, followed by a scenic tour along the northern side of the Sogn Fjord to Sogndal. The tour continues by road to Fjærland, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei at the northern end of beautiful Lake Jølster. Descend to the Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. Lunch will be served in a nearby mountain restaurant facing the glacier. After lunch the tour continues around the Nord Fjord via Loen and Stryn, to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you go on board the ferry for a one-hour cruise along the spectacular Geiranger Fjord, possibly the most impressive of all the Norwegian fjords. During the cruise you will pass close by some magnificent waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. (Union) (B/L/D)

Day 7 – Geiranger/Oslo
Breakfast at the hotel before leaving Geiranger. From the top of one of the serpentine roads, you have the opportunity to digest some amazing views of the fjord, before crossing the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th-century stave church. The tour continues via Lake Vågå, before descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. After lunch in Lillehammer, the journey continues alongside Lake Mjøsa, Norway’s largest lake, to Oslo. (Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel) (B/L/D)

Day 8 – Depart Oslo
After breakfast, transfer to Oslo Gardermoen Airport to connect with departure flight. Or, take Stockholm Extension. (B)


Stockholm Extension

3 Days/2 Nights

Day 8 – Oslo/Stockholm
After breakfast at hotel, continue by coach towards the Swedish border, crossing into the attractive province of Värmland to arrive in the city of Karlstad on Lake Vänern, the largest in Sweden. Lunch in Karlstad. After lunch the tour continues through a landscape of forests and sparkling lakes to reach the Swedish capital in the late afternoon. (Clarion Hotel Sign) (B/L/D)

Day 9 - Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel and start of morning tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the enchanting Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with possibility to visit the famous Vasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. (B)

Day 10 - Depart Stockholm
After breakfast, transfer to Stockholm Arlanda Airport to connect with your departure flight. Or, take 5 days/4 nights Helsinki and Copenhagen Extension. (B)

 

Helsinki and Copenhagen Extension

5 Days/4 Nights

Day 10 - Stockholm/Helsinki
Morning free in Stockholm. Afternoon transfer from hotel to pier and embark on a delightful overnight cruise from Stockholm. Sail slowly through the lovely archipelago past numerous small islands while enjoying your dinner on board. Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins with shower. We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin. (B/D)

Day 11 - Arrive Helsinki
Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Spend a whole day in this exciting city on the Baltic, retaining your cabin on the ship. Morning 3-hour guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, and much more. During the afternoon you can explore the busy market place or the many souvenir shops close to the harbor. Finnish crystal and leather goods are excellent buys. In the late afternoon, departure of return cruise to Stockholm. Dinner and accommodation on board. (B/D)

Day 12 - Helsinki/Stockholm/Copenhagen
After a tasty buffet breakfast, the boat arrives back in Stockholm. Disembark and then continue to Copenhagen by coach. You are driven through Southern Sweden to Lake Vättern. Stop for lunch at local restaurant. Tour continues via Jönköping to the city of Malmö. Cross the new Öresund Bridge from Sweden to Denmark, to arrive in wonderful Copenhagen during the early evening. (Admiral) (B/L/D)

Day 13 - Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Start a 3-hour guided panoramic tour of the city. You will see the Amalienborg Palace, residence of the Danish royal family, Gefion Fountain, Christiansborg Palace (Danish Parliament buildings), the old harbour of Nyhavn, and of course the famous Little Mermaid. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. Your tour escort will provide entrance tickets for the famous Tivoli Gardens. (B)

Day 14 - Depart Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast followed by transfer to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport for departure flight. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Land Only *Single Supplement
May 28
June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 28, 30
August 6, 13
$
$3115
$645
Land Only prices are per person based on double occupancy.

7 nights' tour Oslo - Oslo only on following dates: May 28; Jun 4; Jul 21, 28; Aug 6, 13.

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Prices include

  • Airport/hotel transfers on first arrival in Oslo and last day in Helsinki. (Transfers to/from a different airport than the one mentioned in the tour program may incur a supplement.)
  • 7 nights’ hotel accommodations (2 nights in Oslo and Balestrand; and 1 night in Ulvik, Bergen and Geiranger) in first-class hotels, with daily Scandinavian buffet breakfast
  • Four lunches; six three-course or buffet dinner
  • Extensive sightseeing as mentioned in itinerary, including: panorama tour of Bergen, with ride on the Bergen Funicular to Mt. Floien; visit to the Viking Museum in Oslo; ride on the Bergen and Flam railways (Voss – Flam – Myrdal); approx. two-hour cruise on the Sogn and Naeroy fjords; one-hour cruise on the Geiranger Fjord; excursion in open car to the Briksdal Glacier
  • Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seatbelts
  • All ferry crossings
  • Tour escort throughout
  • Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • If above hotels are not available at the time of  reservation, alternative hotels at the same category could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued within 30 days of reservation; full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions and add-on air fares from various US cities are available   

Stockholm Extension

3 Days/2 Nights

$495 per person double and $190 single supplement

Day 8 – Oslo/Stockholm
After breakfast at hotel, continue by coach towards the Swedish border, crossing into the attractive province of Värmland to arrive in the city of Karlstad on Lake Vänern, the largest in Sweden. Lunch in Karlstad. After lunch the tour continues through a landscape of forests and sparkling lakes to reach the Swedish capital in the late afternoon.  Dinner and accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign, a centrally located first class hotel.  (B/L/D)

Day 9 - Stockholm
After breakfast at the hotel, and start a guided morning tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the enchanting Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with possibility to visit the famous Vasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours.  Accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign.  (B)

Day 10, Depart Stockholm
After breakfast, transfers to Stockholm Arlanda Airport to connect with your departure flight. Or, take 5 days/4 nights Helsinki and Copenhagen Extension. (B)

Land Only $495
Single Supplement $190

 

Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen Extension

7 Days/6 Nights

$1880 per person double, $770 single supplement

Day 8 through Day 9, see "Stockholm Extension" itinerary.

Day 10 - Stockholm/Helsinki
Morning free in Stockholm. Afternoon transfer from hotel to pier and embark on a delightful overnight cruise from Stockholm. Sail slowly through the lovely archipelago past numerous small islands while enjoying your dinner on board. Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins with shower. We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin. (B/D)

Day 11 - Arrive Helsinki
Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Spend a whole day in this exciting city on the Baltic, retaining your cabin on the ship. Morning 3-hour guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, and much more. During the afternoon you can explore the busy market place or the many souvenir shops close to the harbor. Finnish crystal and leather goods are excellent buys. In the late afternoon departure of return cruise to Stockholm. Dinner and accommodation on board. (B/D)

Day 12 - Helsinki/Stockholm/Copenhagen
After a tasty buffet breakfast, the boat arrives back in Stockholm. Disembark and then continue to Copenhagen by coach. You are driven through Southern Sweden to Lake Vättern. Stop for lunch at local restaurant. Tour continues via Jönköping to the city of Malmö. Cross the new Öresund Bridge from Sweden to Denmark, to arrive in Copenhagen during the early evening. Dinner and accommodation at the unique Admiral Hotel, located close to the Amalienborg Palace, the old Nyhavn harbor and the pedestrian streets. (B/L/D)

Day 13 - Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Start a 3-hour guided panoramic tour of the city. You will see the Amalienborg Palace, residence of the Danish royal family, Gefion Fountain, Christiansborg Palace (Danish Parliament buildings), the old harbour of Nyhavn, and of course the famous Little Mermaid. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. Your tour escort will provide entrance tickets for the famous Tivoli Gardens.  Accommodation at Admiral Hotel. (B)

Day 14, Depart Copenhagen
Buffet breakfast followed by transfers to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport for individual flight departures. (B)

 

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