Scandinavia Explorer

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Oslo, Norway
  • Ends Helsinki, Finland
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Norway's fjords feature some of the most stunning scenery on Earth. Cruise past waterfalls and snowcapped peaks through the narrow Naeroyfjord
  • Discover Stockholm's maritime history at the Vasa Museum, which houses an original wooden war ship from 1628. This impressive vessel gives you a rare glimpse into the naval power Sweden was once famous for
  • Lakeside Mora's mix of landscapes proves just how darn stunning Sweden can be. Be charmed by tiny countryside villages, red cottages, pine forests, rolling meadows and sparkling lakes
  • Wind up your adventure in Helsinki for a Scandinavian culture binge. Senate Square, the market hall, the sea fortress of Suomenlinna and the Design Museum are just some of the highlights of this amazing city
Start in Oslo and end in Helsinki, the Scandinavia Explorer trip is a guided countryside and village visits trip that takes 15 days. You will be touring through Gudvangen, Oslo, Myrdal and 5 other destinations in Norway, Sweden and Finland. Scandinavia Explorer is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Tour Scandinavia and discover the many charms and delights on this two-week adventure through Norway, Sweden and Finland. Travel through some of Europe's most stylish capitals and be wowed by some of the world's biggest fjords. Visit Norway's uber-cool Oslo, travel to Sweden's vibrant Stockholm and explore Finland's hip Helsinki. Along the way, uncover a Viking past, learn of a maritime heritage and get swept up in Olympic fever. Whether it's walking along charming streets in Bergen or sailing through vast fjords, you'll undoubtedly be left with a multitude of picturesque memories from this once in a lifetime Scandinavian adventure.
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Piyumi's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Piyumi
  • From Australia
  • On Sep 07 2019
“I had an amazing time. Highlights were Kruger national park and the Delta and the nighlty camp fires under the stars. It was a well planned trip mainly due to our tour leader Thabang, Lizzie our cook and Vincent our driver. There were long drives as per the itinerary but it was the only way to see the beautiful southern africa in a timely manner. Thank you for a great trip!”
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  • Vikki
  • From USA
  • On Aug 17 2019
“Excellent”
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4 - Very Good
  • Julia
  • From Germany
  • On Oct 26 2018
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Oslo
  • Day 2: Oslo
  • Day 3: Bergen
  • Day 4: Bergen
  • Day 5: Norwegian Fjords
  • Day 6: Norwegian Fjords
  • Day 7: Lillehammer
  • Day 8: Lillehammer
  • Day 9: Swedish Lakes
  • Day 10: Swedish Lakes
  • Day 11: Stockholm
  • Day 12: Stockholm
  • Day 13: Stockholm / Overnight Ferry
  • Day 14: Helsinki
  • Day 15: Helsinki
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (11 Nights), Cabin (2 nights), Overnight ferry (1 night)
Meals
  • 11 Breakfasts
Transport
  • Train , Public bus , Overnight ferry , Private vehicle , Tram , Metro
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Bergen - Bergen Museum and Bryggen Guided Walk
  • Gudvangen - Naeroyfjord Boat Cruise
  • Lillehammer - Olympic Ski Jumping Tower & Chairlift
  • Lillehammer - Maihaugen Open Air Museum
  • Mora - Swedish Lakes Bicycle Tour
  • Stockholm - Vasa Museum
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Oslo and from Helsinki are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Scandinavia Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Scandinavia Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 February 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 February 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 23 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Scandinavia Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Scandinavia Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • The areas visited on this trip can be very cold at night throughout the year, especially at the start and end of the season. Please bring appropriate clothing for adverse weather conditions, including base layers, hat, gloves, scarf, coat and anything else that you think may be applicable.
  • Scandinavia can be an expensive destination in many ways, from museum entrance fees to optional activities, but especially in terms of eating out. Please bear this in mind when booking this trip. Your leader will be at hand to advise on how to save money.
  • As accommodation on this trip is twin share, single travellers will share a room with another traveller of the same gender. This trip is a great opportunity to get to know other like-minded people, so embrace it while you can. However, if you’d prefer not to share, a single room supplement is available at an additional charge (some exceptions may apply). Please ask your travel consultant for more details. Also, hotels in Europe often don't have double beds, but rather two single beds that can be pushed together/apart. Rooms in Scandinavia tend to be small, and occasionally bathrooms will be shared with other guests.
  • This trip is designed to give you a fair amount of free time so you can explore each destination at your own pace. We will, however, take you on regular orientation walks, so you'll be on your feet quite a lot. While this may be tiring for some, it’s the best way to get your head around a place and to set yourself up for further discoveries.
  • If you have more time to explore the region you can extend your trip by combining it with our 'Baltic Experience' trip, travelling from Helsinki through the Baltic States, and ending in Vilnius. Alternatively you could start the trip in Copenhagen by combining it with our 'Taste of Scandinavia' trip. Most departure dates are designed to create this perfect combination trip.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this tour. Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing, physical distancing is highly encouraged, and frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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