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Russia-Scandinavia: 19 Nights-20 Days

Russia-Scandinavia: 19 Nights-20 Days

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Day 1: Home Destination – Moscow (Russia)

15:00 HRS: Arrive Moscow and check into your Hotel.
17:00 HRS: Free time at leisure at GUM shopping center & Red Square.
20:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Moscow – Maxima Zarya Hotel or Similar

Day 2: Moscow.

09:30 HRS: After breakfast, proceed on a guided panoramic city tour of Moscow, which includes the iconic Red Square and the stunning St. Basil’s Cathedral with its colourful onion-shaped domes.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own.
14:00 HRS: Proceed for Kremlin, the ‘walled fortress’ of Russia that holds much of its history, politics and religion. The walls, originally of white stone, were rebuilt in the late 15th century, in their distinctive red brick. Today, the Kremlin houses four cathedrals, three palaces and two museums and is the official residence of the Russian President. It holds many treasures of the former Czars. What was once the Kremlin’s Armoury Chamber, has been made into a museum of sorts.
16:00 HRS: Proceed for a metro tour. The stations of Moscow’s subway system are often called ‘the peoples palaces’ for the elegant Soviet-era design and the lavish and profuse use of marble, mosaics, sculptures and chandeliers.
17:45 HRS: Enjoy the world famous Russian Circus.
20:30 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Moscow – Maxima Zarya Hotel or Similar.

Day 3: Moscow.

09:30 HRS: After breakfast, depart to visit Sergiev Possad The history of the city of Sergiev Posad closely connected with the name of Saint Sergiy Radonezhskiy, who, when he became a monarch, founded The Troitse-Sergiev monastery. Today it is an active monastery. In 1340 monk Sergius of Radonezh founded a small wooden temple deep in the midst of Russian forest, and gradually it became the biggest monastery in Russia. For many centuries, this tomb has been the place of pilgrimage for orthodox believers.
13:30 HRS: Lunch on Own.
15:00 HRS: Proceed to visit the Troitse Sergiev Monastery. The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius is the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church.
17:00 HRS: Depart to Moscow.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Moscow – Maxima Zarya Hotel or Similar.

Day 4: Moscow – St. Petersburg.

08:00 HRS: After breakfast, check out and proceed to the station for your high-speed train to Moscow. This sleek “Peregrine Falcon”, when it begins its renowned hunting dive, achieves speeds of 330 kilometres per hour (205 miles per hour).
14:00 HRS: On arrival, enjoy a guided panoramic city tour of the cultural capital of Russia. View the dreamy and picturesque River Neva; see the Alexander Nevsky Monastery and Nevsky Prospect lined with the marble palaces of Russian Royalty. Soak in the rich history of St. Petersburg in the Church of the Spilled Blood, the Admiralty, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Winter Palace.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in St.Petersburg – Polo Regatta Hotel or Similar.

Day 5: St. Petersburg.

09:30 HRS: After breakfast, drive down to Peterhof, residence of the Czars of yore. Enjoy visiting the Grand Palace and be amazed with its fascinating & elaborate interiors. This world-famous Palace, Fountain and Park ensemble of Peterhof shines forth as a glittering landmark of Russia’s aesthetic culture in the 18th and 19th centuries. Its wonderful parks, 176 fountains of various forms, majestic palaces, numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes, paintings and works of art and culture make Peterhof a veritable gem of art, often called the ‘Capital of Fountains,’ unique in the world.
13:30 HRS: Lunch on Own.
15:00 HRS: Later proceed to the celebrated Hermitage Museum, one of the most important museums in the world. It houses a fabulous collection of nearly three million works of applied art, archaeological finds, coins, graphic art and paintings in six different buildings.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in St.Petersburg – Polo Regatta Hotel or Similar.

Day 6: St. Petersburg.

09:30 HRS: After breakfast, proceed to see the Peter and Paul fortress. Established in 1703 by Peter the Great, the Peter and Paul Fortress has held some high-profile criminals in its prison cells, including ‘Crime and Punishment’ author Fyodor Dostoevsky and Lenin’s right-hand man, Leon Trotsky.The fortress is also home to the famous Cathedral of St Peter and Paul, the city’s oldest, dating back to 1712. The cathedral’s majestic bell tower and its flying angel figurine exemplify the city’s architectural splendor.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own.
14:00 HRS: Later, proceed to the St. Isaac Cathedral which was originally the city’s main church and the largest cathedral in Russia. It was built between 1818 and 1858, by the French- born architect Auguste Montferrand, to be one of the most impressive landmarks of Russian Imperial capital. One hundred and eighty years later the guilded dome of St. Isaac’s still dominates the skyline of St. Petersburg.
17:30 HRS: Enjoy a boat ride along the canals of St. Petersburg from where you can view the city’s grand neoclassical architecture.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in St.Petersburg – Polo Regatta Hotel or Similar.

Day 7: St. Petersburg – Helsinki (Finland)

09:30 HRS: After breakfast, take a high-speed “Allegro” train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki.
14:00 HRS: Upon arrival into Helsinki, enjoy guided city tour of Helsinki which includes modern Finlandia Hall, the leading congress, event and entertainment venue in Finland; Sibelius Monument – dedicated to the Finnish Composer, Jean Sibelius, consisting of a series of more than 600 hollow steel pipes welded together in a wave-like pattern; Helsinki Cathedral – the impressive green-domed Lutheran Cathedral which dominates Senate Square and the Helsinki skyline; the unique Rock Church – a thrilling work of modern architecture, built entirely underground with a ceiling made of copper wire; and the Market Square bustling with activities with vendors selling fresh food and souvenirs. Some free time to shop.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Helsinki – Hotel Bonus Inn or Similar.

Day 8: Helsinki – Stockholm (Sweden)

09.30 HRS: After Breakfast, day is free at leisure to explore Helsinki on your own.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own.
15.30 HRS: Transfer from hotel to the Silja Line (Inside cabins, Dinner buffet included) for Helsinki-Stockholm
Overnight in Cruise.

Day 9: Stockholm.

07:00 HRS: Breakfast at Cruise.
09.55 HRS: Arrive Stockholm and transfer to your Hotel.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Your Own.
14:30 HRS: Day is free at leisure to explore on own.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Stockholm – Connect Hotel Kista or Similar.

Day 10: Stockholm.

10:00 HRS: After breakfast, Guided city tour of Stockholm including pass through Kungsholmen, Fjällgatan, the old town and many more sights.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Your Own.
15:00 HRS: Stockholm Sightseeing Cruise.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Stockholm – Connect Hotel Kista or Similar.

Day 11: Stockholm – Oslo (Norway)

10:00 HRS: After breakfast, transfer from hotel to Oslo via Karlstad.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own in Karlstad.
14:00 HRS: Orientation tour of Karlstad.
18:00 HRS: Arrive in Oslo and check into your Hotel.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Oslo – Anker Hotel or Similar.

Day 12: Oslo-Geilo

09:30 HRS: Breakfast served at hotel, transfer from hotel and proceed to Geilo.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own
14:30 HRS: Arrive Geilo and check into your hotel.
16:00 HRS: Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore on your own.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Local Restaurant.
Overnight at Geilo – Holms Hotel or Similar.

Day 13: Geilo –Voss.

10:00 HRS: After breakfast, proceed to Geilo train station to continue the Norway in Nutshell:
11:45 HRS: Train Geilo to Myrdal.
13:27 HRS: Mountain train Flambana, from Myrdal to Flam.
15:10 HRS: Fjord cruise from Flam to Gundvangen.
17:45 HRS: Transfer from Gundvangen to Voss.
17.50 HRS: Pickup from the Voss station to drop at the hotel.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Local Restaurant.
Overnight in Voss – Vinje Turisthotel or Similar.

Day 14: Voss to Bergen.

10:00 HRS: After breakfast, check out and transfer to Bergen from Voss.
12:00 HRS: Arrive Bergen and check into your hotel.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on own.
14:00 HRS: Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore Bergen on own.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Bergen – P-Hotels Bergen or Similar.

Day 15: Bergen.

10:00 HRS: After breakfast, Guided City tour of Bergen.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own.
14:30 HRS: Enjoy the funicular train ride. Enjoy the mountains, waterfalls and beauty of nature.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Bergen – P-Hotels Bergen or Similar.

Day 16: Bergen - Ovre Ardal - Geiranger.

08:00 HRS: After breakfast, check out and transfer to Ovre Ardal.
09:00 HRS: Enjoy the scenic drive.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own at Ardalsenteret – Ovre Ardal.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Local Restaurant.
Overnight in Geiranger – Hotel Geiranger or similar

Day 17: Geiranger – Lillehammer - Oslo

08:00 HRS: After breakfast, check out and transfer to Oslo.
13:00 HRS: Lunch on Own.
15:00 HRS: Orientation tour of Lillehammer.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at Indian Restaurant.
Overnight in Oslo – Anker Hotel or Similar.

Day 18: Oslo –Copenhagen (Denmark)

09:00 HRS: Breakfast served at hotel
10:00 HRS: Guided city tour of Oslo. Meet the guide at city center in front of Vigeland Sculpture Park. Guided Tour of Oslo. Holmenkollen Jump,Akerskus Castle (outside look) and Vigeland Sculpture Park.
15:00 HRS: Transfer to the Pier to board your Overnight Cruise.
Overnight in DFDS ferry to Copenhagen, outside cabin incl. Dinner buffet
Overnight in Cruise.

Day 19: Copenhagen.

08:00 HRS: Arrive in Copenhagen and Check into your hotel.
12:30 HRS: Lunch on Own.
13:30 HRS: Guided city tour of Copenhagen. City Sightseeing including Visit Little Mermaid, have outside look of Amalienborg Palace (including the Royal guard change if time permits), Christiansborg, Parliament and outside look of the Opera house, Nyhavn and many more sights.
Enjoy and get amused in the Tivoli Garden (Entrance)
17:00 HRS: Enjoy exploring Copenhagen on your own.
19:00 HRS: Dinner at India Restaurant.
Overnight in Copenhagen – Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport.

Day 20: Copenhagen – Home Destination.

09:00 HRS: After breakfast, check out and transfer to Airport to board your flight Back Home.

Tour Cost

20 Days: Russia – Scandinavia EURO
   
Cost Per pax in Twin/Double 4070
Cost per pax in Triple 3920
Cost per child with Bed in Triple (4 to 11 Years) 3790
Cost per child without bed (Untill 3 Years) 1440

Departure Dates:

Russia – Scandinavia 20 Days 15th May
5th June

Tour Cost Includes:

  • 17 Nights Accomodation in 3 Star Hotel.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Daily Indian or Local Dinner.
  • Coach Service as per itinerary.
  • 2 Overnight on ferry incl. breakfast and dinner.
  • Visit to GUM shopping center & Red Square.
  • Guided City tour of Moscow.
  • Visit to
  • Moscow Metro Tour.
  • Enjoy the famous Russian Circus.
  • Visit to Sergiev Possad.
  • Visit to Troitse Sergiev Monastery.
  • High Speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
  • Petersburg guided city tour.
  • Visit to Peterhof.
  • Visit to Hermitage Museum.
  • Visit to Peter and Paul fortress.
  • Visit to Isaac Cathedral.
  • Enjoy a boat ride along the canals of St. Petersburg.
  • High Speed train from Petersburg to Helsinki.
  • Helsinki Guided City tour.
  • Guided City tour of Stockholm.
  • Stockholm Sightseeing Cruise.
  • Orientation tour of Karlstad.
  • Norway in Nutshell.
  • Fjord sightseeing boat.
  • Guided City tour of Bergen.
  • Bergen funicular train ride.
  • Visit to Ovre Ardal.
  • Visit to Geiranger.
  • Orientation tour of Lillehammer.
  • Guided City tour of Oslo.
  • Guided City tour of Copenhagen.
  • Entrance to Tivoli Garden.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as mentioned in the program.
  • Tour Manager.

Tour Cost Excludes:

Cost for Ticket + Visa + Insurance, No Porterage included, Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate changes substantially prior to the departure of your tour. Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us pay TV, mini-bar, telephone calls, etc. Meals other than what is mentioned in your Itinerary. Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides other than that mentioned in “Tour Cost Includes”, Overseas Mediclaim, Tips to Driver: EURO 2 per pax per day (Compulsory)

Terms & Conditions:

Vouchers are not transferable and valid only for the services mentioned therein.  Any services not specifically requested, confirmed and noted on vouchers will not be rendered.  All extras to be paid directly to the hotels / the service providers.

Passenger Comments / Complaints:

It is imperative that any complaints be made known to the respective handling agents or its representatives without any delay so that appropriate action can be taken.

Cancellation / Refunds:

Cancellation charges will be levied for bookings cancelled after confirmations are done.  Requests for refund should be made in writing within 14 days after the scheduled completion of the services.  Refund requests for curtailed stays cannot be processed unless provided with documentary evidence from hotel / the service provider. All refund requests are subject to obtaining a refund approval from the hotel / the service provider and no refund can be given without this approval. European Voyages reserves the right to process and whether or not to approve the refund request and if necessary charge an administrative fee. For packages, no refunds can be processed for partially utilized services and no-Shows. In the event of no show European Voyages reserves the right to release the complete booking and levy 100% cancellation charges.

Notice given for Cancellation Cancellation Charge
More than 42 Days 25% of total holiday cost
41-28 Days 35% of total holiday cost
27-14 Days 50% of total holiday cost
13-8 Days 75% of total holiday cost
7 Days or less 100% of total holiday cost

Responsibility:

It is understood that, we act as Travel operators only for all services covered hereby.  Further we shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage resulting from acts of God, dangers, fire, breakdown of machinery, equipment or vehicles, acts of government authority, wars, civil disturbances, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines or any delays or changes including any extra expenses which the passenger may incur as a result of any of the foregoing causes.

During your holiday your driver, tour leader, guide, hotel or other service providers may offer services or excursions which are not included in the price of your holiday or listed in our itinerary. Since they do not form part of your tour with us, we do not accept any responsibility for their cancellation or curtailment or for any loss, damage, injury or death that you may suffer. If you wish to make a complaint or bring a claim in relation to such excursions or activities, then you should contact the person who offered them to you directly.

Your Holiday Price:

Once we have sent you a booking confirmation or invoice, we will only change the price of your holiday if there is a change or increase in any one or more of the following:
a) Transportation costs (including the cost of fuel);
b) Dues, taxes or fees chargeable ,such as landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports and airports; or
c) The exchange rate applicable to the particular holiday package. (Our prices are fixed using the exchange rates available in the month of November
d) In the event of a significant increase in any of the components that are included in your tour cost i.e.: hotels, entrances, flights, transportation & food.

Tour Operation:

If we do not have minimum 25 Pax required to operate the group tour, we might operate the tour on other date or on individual basis covering the same itinerary, where we would not be able to provide you the services of a full time tour manager, but there will be a local guide who will assist you to all the main sightseeing places.

In the event of a breakdown of a coach on a touring holiday, our liability will be limited; if, for any reason we cannot provide a replacement coach and that you miss out on a significant attraction we will reimburse the amount which we have paid to the supplier, though we will endeavour to replace the coach at the earliest. However sometimes delays will occur due to many reasons beyond our control. In this event we are also entitled to use a replacement coach that we deem fit to conclude the rest of the journey. The replacement coach may or may not have the same amenities as the original coach.

Visa:

If your visa is rejected/refused or delayed by the consulate and we know the outcome 15 days prior to departure, then we will charge 25% of the tour cost. If the visa is rejected within 15 to 8 days of tour departure then the cancellation will be 35% of the tour cost. If the visa is rejected within 7 days or less of tour departure then the cancellation will be 70% of the tour cost.

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