Scandinavia with Russia

Hit two birds with one stone and enjoy a vacation that will take you around the sights of Scandinavia and Russia.

Day 1

MANILA - COPENHAGEN

Depart from Manila and enjoy the in flight meals, amenities and entertainment.

Day 2

COPENHAGEN

Upon airport arrival and after clearing immigration and customs, we will meet v/ith our guide for the trip. Commence the city tour, where will see the Christianborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace, Church of our Savior, Stock Exchange and the statue of Little Mermaid. Visit  Nyhavn with its picturesque harbor with old sailing ships bobbing on the canals and colourful fascades of old houses. Afterwards, transfer to the hotel for dinner and check-in.

Day 3

COPENHAGEN - OSLO

After breakfast, head to North Zealand for a panoramic view of Kronborg Castle, then visit Frederiksborg Castle. We will then transfer to the pier and board the overnight cruise to Oslo, Norway. Buffet dinner on board.

Day 4

OSLO

Breakfast on board the ferry, before arrival in Oslo. After disembarkation, we will go on a city sightseeing tour with the view of the Akerhaus Castle and Royal Palace. Visit the City Hall, where the Nobel Peace winners are announced annually; the Viking Ship Museum, where you can see the best preserved Viking ships in the world; and then the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the world's largest sculpture park made by a single artist. Photo view of the Holmenkollen Ski Jump and a panoramic view of Oslo City.

Day 5

OSLO - GEILO- BERGEN

After breakfast, travel to the country side passing by Geilo. Embark on a spectacular journey on the Flam Railway, ascending from sea level to 3,000 ft with the views of the mountain scenery and roaring waterfalls. Spent your night in Bergen; Norway's second largest city

Day 6

BERGEN-FJORD-FLAM

Built on seven hills with the fjords on one side and the 1,000 foot Floyen on the other, Bergen was once the home of the Composer Grieg. Sightseeing will take us to the main sights of St. Mary's Church, a view of the Bergenhaus Castle and visit to the picturesque fish market. Beautiful, rich in history and home to Bryggen, the iconic old trading wharf that has a place on UNESCO's World Heritage List. More spectacular sceneries as you embark on a Fjord Cruise from Gudvangen to Flam. Spend your night in Flam.

Day 7

FLAM-LILIHAMMER

Leave for Lilihammer, once site of the Winter Olympics. Sightseeing and rest of the afternoon is at leisure.

Day 8

LILIHAMMER-STOCKHOLM

Drive to Karistad, provincial capital of sweden, at the hear of Vamland, one of Sweden's loveliest lakeside towns. Continue to Stockholm, Swedish Capital and a cosmopolitan city, if there is one. It is the 1998 "Culture Capital of Europe". It's fantastic location is where Lake Malarem meets the sea, leading to such scenic beauty and royal splendor. Rest of the is leisure.

Day 9

STOCKHOLM-HELSINKI

Sightseeing will include a view of the Royal Palace, the Cathedral Riddarholm;where the Swedish Kings are buried and the festive blue and white chambers in the Town Hall. Visit the City Hall's Golden Room where the Nobel Peace Prize banquets are held. The  unique Vasa Galleon which gives us a marvelous impression of life on board a naval vessel in the 17th century. Then to the charming Old Town and the countless channels and bridges that connect the city's many islands. In the afternoon, Enjoy your board with a luxurious ship for an overnight cruise across the Baltic Sea to Helsinki,; "2000 Culture Capital of Europe".You may enjoy a night of merrymaking abroad. For your heart's delight is a fantastic Smorgasbord dinner.

Day 10

HELSINKI- FINLAND

Upon arrival to Helsinki. Sightseeing will bring us to City Hall and Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, the unique Church in the Rock, the great Lutheran Cathedral. Then to the Sibelius Monument; a tribute to Finland's greatest composer and one of the world's best. Enjoy your Free time to explore the tiny shops for splendid ceramic and souvenirs in  the open market.

Day 11

HELSINKI- ST. PETERSBURG 

Embark on a fast train to St. Petersburg, Russia founded by Peter the Great and dubbed as "Venice of the North". Drive along the main thoroughfares of Nevsky Prospekt with its famous square, parks, monuments and bridges. Visit the magnificent Peter & Paul Fortress where many of Russian royalty are buried. Afterwards Check in to your hotel.

Day 12

ST. PETERSBURG 

Drive to Petrodvorets, the Russian czar's summer residence on the Gulf of Finland. Tour the Grand Palace and the lower park with its magnificently manicured gardens, numerous golden fountains and cascading waterfalls. Then to magnificent St. Isaac's  Cathedral one of the grandest in the World.

Day 13

ST. PETERSBURG

Visit the lovely Ekaterina Palace also known as Palace of Catherine the Great; see its collection of fine decors and see the world famed Amber Room. Then visit the Winter Palace; former residence of Czars but now housing the famous Hermitage Museum. The art collection has been expanded to become the richest collections of paintings in the world. Visit the grandiose Spas Na Krovi Cathedral also known as Saviour on the Blood and Resurrection Church. View the Admiralty and see the Statue of Peter the Great. Why not join an optional Russian Ballet performance in the evening

Day 14

ST. PETERSBURG-MOSCOW

Morning at leisure until transfer to the train station for the fast train ride to Moscow, the sprawling capital of Russia. Check in at the hotel.

Day 15

MOSCOW

Start your day with a walk inside the walls of the Kremlin Fortress, visiting the Assumption Cathedral that serves as royal chapel. View the priceless treasures of Russian history in the Armoury Museum. Cross the Moscow River for the panoramic view of the Kremlin; the Russian "White House", Bolshoi Theater, Victory Park, Manesh Square. Finally, explore the Underground Metro Stations which Stalin called "Palaces of the People". still leaving time to shop for souvenirs.

Day 16

MOSCOW-MANILA

Visit the Red Square; the famous historical center of Russia. Admire St. Basil's Cathedral with its fantastic onion shaped domes. Continue your Sightseeing with a view of Moscow University. If time permits, line up to go inside the Lenin Mausoleum, and perhaps after the huge Gum Department Store. Transfer to the airport for your evening flight back home.

Day 17

MANILA

Arrival in Manila from a very memorable grand tour of Russia and Scandinavian countries.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Rate is valid for PHILIPPINE PASSPORT HOLDERS only.
Non-refundable deposit of USD700.00 per pax
50% deposit upon approval of the VISA will be applied.
Full cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 2 weeks before departure date.
Minimum 30 ADULTS must travel as a group to run this tour, otherwise we will provide a new rate based on the current running number of people.
Free travel insurance valid for guests aged 6 to 70 years old.
Itinerary is subject to change due to local condition.
Rates can change due to foreign exchange rate.

Rate starts at
USD 4,580 / person

INCLUSIONS

Roundtrip Airfare
First Class Hotel
Buffet Breakfast and Dinner
Tour Escort
Luxury Private Coach
Tipping
Travel Insurance
Pre-Departure Briefing
Travel Kit and Bag

 

 

EXCLUSIONS

Philippine Travel Tax
Airline Tax
Schengen Visa Fee + Service Fee
Lunch, Snacks, Alcohol and Beverages
Airport / Hotel Porterage
Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

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