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Northern Europe & Russia 16 Day Tour

Summer 2019

Tour Highlight:

* Copenhagen─ a modern sea port city
* Frederiksborg Castle: a royal residence for King Christian IV, now is a museum of national history
* The statue of Hans Christian Andersen, Amailienborg Palace, Gefion Fountain and Little Mermaid
* Kronborg Castle—historical venue for famous tragedy Hamlet by William Shakespeare
* Overnight ferry by DFDS from Copenhagen to Oslo crossing the Baltic Sea
* Vigeland Sculpture Park: Created by sculptor Gustav Vigeland with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and cast iron.
* Viking Ship Museum & Kon-Tiki Museum
* Spectacular fjord landscape surrounded by snow-cap mountain
* Explore Briksdal Glacier with troll-car
* Bryggen—its characteristic wooden houses listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site
* Sognefjord: Cruising Norway’s longest and deepest fjord by ferry
* Geirangerfjord: Cruising deep blue Geirangerfjord by ferry
* Travel by air from Oslo to Stockholm reducing long haul drive by coach
* Travel by ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki, crossing the Baltic Sea
* Emerge yourself in 700 year old history with our Stockholm orientation tour
* Vasa Museum: a maritime museum displays 17th century ship that was sank in 1628
* Sibelius Monument: dedicated to Finnish composer–Jean Sibelius, his most famous piece is Finlandia
* Temppeliaukion Church (The church of rock)—the interior was excavated and built out of solid rock
* Travel by train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg (about 3 hours) and process immigration procedure
* Enjoy varieties of meals: traditional Russian cuisine, Chinese Cuisine (8 dishes & 1 soup)
* Hermitage (Winter Palace): One of the largest and oldest museums in the world with millions of art collections.
* Summer Palace: Beautiful palace & garden, marvelous marble statues and pond
* Russian Folk Dance at Nicholas Palace with cocktail, vodka and desert
* St. Isaac’s Cathedral: The largest Russian orthodox cathedral
* Church on spilled blood: Contains more than 7000 square meters of mosaics
* Travel by express train from St. Petersburg to Moscow
* Moscow Metro: A train station colorfully decorated with mosaic design
* Kremlin & Red Square: UNESCO World Heritage Site
* Moscow River Dinner Cruise: enjoy dinner with spectacular scenery
* Special meal arrangement at luxury Turandot Restaurant, the décor is Baroque style with hand-painted furniture, gilded light fixtures and frescoed cupola ceiling.
* Provide one bottle of mineral water per person per day on the coach
* Provide headset service for 15 and more guests per group for better sightseeing experience

★Entrance Fee & Transportation Included

Day 1 USA-Copenhagen, Denmark

Today take overnight to Copenhagen, arrive the next day.

Day 2 Copenhagen

Upon arrival, city tour will follow: to Amailienborg Palace, Little Mermaid, Gefion Fountain, City Hall, the statue of Hans Christian Andersen and House of Amber. Continue our tour to Rosenbourg Castle, a beautiful rose garden, built by King Christian IV.

Meal: Dinner / Roasted pork meal
Hotel: AC Hotel Bella Sky Copenhagen or similar

Day 3 Copenhagen-Oslo, Norway(DFDS Seaways)

Today we will visit ◎ Kronborg Castle—historical venue for famous tragedy Hamlet by William Shakespeare. To ★Frederiksborg Castle—not only a royal residence but also used for many ceremonial events such as Absolute Monarchs were crowned here. Later we will aboard ★overnight ferry to Oslo—the capital of Norway (2 people in double occupancy on overnight ferry outside cabin).

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel               Dinner / Deluxe Buffet on cruise line
Hotel: DFDS Seaways or similar (Outside Cabin)

Day 4 Oslo-242km-Geilo

Upon arrival in Oslo, city tour will follow: City Hall, the Parliament and Park. Continue to ★the Viking Ship Museum and ★Kon-Tiki Museum, one of the collection is reed boat—RA II that sailed across Atlantic Ocean in ancient time. Later, we will travel north to Geilo.

Meal: Buffet on cruise line                       Dinner / Western Cuisine, 3 courses
Hotel: Bardola Hoyfjellshotel Hotel Geilo or similar

Day 5 Geilo-274km-Bergen

After breakfast, we will travel to Bergen via ★Hardanger bridge. A suspension bridge connects the municipalities of Ullensvang and Ulvik. You can see steep mountains of Hardanger Fjords. Later, we will arrive Bergen—famed for its ancient harbor and open-air fish market. Bryggen—the hanseatic wharf is the UNESCO World Heritage Site, it comprises the remains of the old harbor buildings and medieval city settlements. We will take ★Floibanen funicular to the top of Mount Floyen. You will be amazed by magnificent view of Bergan.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel           Dinner / Western Cuisine, 3 courses
Hotel: Clarion Hotel Admiral Bergen or similar

Day 6 Bergen-152km-Sognefjord-52km-Sogndal

This morning we will travel to Leikanger via Voss, Gudvagen & Vangsnes. Afternoon, aboard ferry to ★ Sognefjord—the longest and deepest fjord and extends more than 200km inland to their national park.
Optional tour: Scenic Train Excursion (if weather and time permitting, about euro 80 per person)

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel           Dinner / Western Cuisine, 3 courses
Hotel: Leikanger Fjord Hotel or similar

Day 7 Sogndal-144km-Briksdal Glacier-109km-Geiranger

After breakfast, take scenic drive to Briksdal via Lake Olden. After lunch at Briksdal, take a walk to Jostedalsbreen for brief photo stop. Also, take ★troll-car to explore Briksdal Glacier. Afternoon, we will take ferry to cruise ★Geiranger.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel           Dinner / Western Cuisine, 3 courses
Hotel: Union Hotel Geiranger or similar

Day 8 Geiranger-370km-Lillehammer-167km-Oslo

After breakfast, enjoy majestic snow-cap mountain view. We will travel south along wild and beautiful waterfalls, lush green vegetation and deep blue fjord. Afternoon, we will return to Oslo via Lillehammer, where 1994 Winter Olympic was held.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel         Dinner / Chinese, 8 dishes & 1 soup
Hotel: Scandic Victoria Hotel Oslo or similar

Day 9 Oslo/Stockholm, Sweden (about 1 hour flight)

After breakfast, Oslo city orientation will follow: ★Vigeland Sculpture Park, with 212 sculptures by famous Norwegian sculptor Gustave Vigeland. Afternoon, fly to Stockholm—the capital of Sweden. Stockholm is over 750 years old and spreads across 14 islands, which also known as “ Venice of the North”.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel           Dinner / Western Cuisine, 3 courses
Hotel: Quality Hotel Friends Stockholm or similar

Day 10 Stockholm-Helsinki, Finland (Silija Line)

After breakfast, we will visit ★Vasa Museum, marvel at the remains of the 200-foot warship Vasa sank in 1628. Stockholm offers both natural and modern feel, with many conferences and events held here, most prestigious one is Nobel Prize Ceremony. Continue to ★the Old town, cathedral and Royal Palace. Late afternoon, we will take ★overnight ferry to Helsinki—the capital of Finland.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel          Dinner / Deluxe Buffet on cruise line
Hotel: Tallink Silja Line or similar(Outside Cabin)

Day 11 Helsinki

Arrive in the morning followed by city tour which includes Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, the Parliament, President’s Palace, Temppeliaukion Church—the interior wall are excavated and built out of natural rock. We will visit Sibelius Monument as well. Afternoon, to ★Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, a unique monument to European military architecture.

Meal: Buffet Breakfast on cruise line         Dinner / Western Cuisine, 3 courses
Hotel: Holiday Inn Hotel Helsinki City Centre or similar

Day 12 Helsinki-St. Petersburg, Russia(by train, about 3.5 hour)

This morning, we will travel to the 2nd largest city in Russia–St. Petersburg by train. Upon arrival, city tour will follow: visit ★St. Isaac’s Cathedral, ★St. Peter and St. Paul’s Cathedral, the statue of Peter the Great, the monument to Alexander III. ★Church on spilled blood. Continue to one of the world’s major museums–★the Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace). They have over 2.8 million items on display, including masterpieces by Leonardo, Rembrandt, Picasso, Chagall and others. Later to Nicholas Palace for dinner and enjoy world well-known ★Russian folk dance show.

Meal: Breakfast / American Breakfast at hotel             Lunch / Russian style set menu             Dinner / Russian cuisine with folk dance show
Hotel: Crowne Plaza St. Petersburg Ligovsky or similar

Day 13 St. Pertersburg

After breakfast, to ★Petershof Palace–It was established by Peter the Great to protect the capital from Swedish counter attack. The Palace consists of 20 large and small palaces, 7 Imperial Gardens, 64 Fountains. After lunch, continue to ★Katherine Palace, constructed as a summer palace with distinctively decorated rooms and lavish exterior. The most famous room is Amber Hall, decorated with amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors. Tonight, a special arrangement of ★ cruise excursion to enjoy beautiful scenery along the river Neva.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel       Lunch / Russian style meal       Dinner / Local cuisine with Gypsy music
Hotel: Crowne Plaza St. Petersburg Ligovsky or similar

Day 14 St. Petersburg-Moscow

After breakfast, we will travel by express train to Moscow. Upon arrival, city tour will follow: To ★Kremlin, Tsar’s Bell Tower. Afternoon, to Red Square, ★St. Basil’s Cathedral, Kremlin Tower, Lenin’s Tomb, and Russia’s largest department store GUM. Tonight, ★enjoy dinner with spectacular view while you cruising on Moscow River.

Meal: Breakfast Box           Lunch / Russian style meal     Dinner / Moscow River Cruise with Dinner
Hotel: Moscow Marriott Hotel Novy Arbat or similar

Day 15 Moscow

After breakfast, city tour will follow: Victory Monument, Triumphal Arch, Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Continue to Arbat street, a busy street full of restaurants, shops, and street performances. We will also tour ★Moscow Metro (opened in 1935). It is the most amazing station decorated with granite, marble, bronze and statues. Later, to Moscow University, located on the Sparrow Hills, where you can enjoy panoramic view of the city.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel                     Lunch / Western Cuisine at Tvrandot Restaurant                     Dinner / Central Asian cuisine at Uzbekistan Restaurant
Hotel: Moscow Marriott Hotel Novy Arbat or similar

Day 16 Moscow-USA

This morning, transfer to airport for homebound flight to US and ends this unforgettable journey.

Meal: American Breakfast at hotel

Fares TOUR FARES Early Bird Discount $150 Per Person before 11/30!

Departure Date 2019 Adult Child Single Supplement Reserve Now
5/07 $5,099 $4,799 $1,300
5/28 $5,099 $4,799 $1,300
6/11 $5,199 $4,899 $1,550
7/02 $5,199 $4,899 $1,550
7/09 $5,199 $4,899 $1,550
8/13 $5,199 $4,899 $1,550
8/27 $5,199 $4,899 $1,550
9/03 $5,099 $4,799 $1,300

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Tour Fare include: 4-star hotel , Transportation, Entrance Fee, Breakfast (10), Dinner (10) for Northern Europe portion. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner for Russian portion.

Tour Fare exclude: Airfare, Personal expense, any expense not included in our itinerary, Tips (Tour Leader, Bus Driver, Tour Guide: Euro 10.00 per day), Visa Fee (Russian Visa approximately US$330). Travel Insurance (If full payment paid 60 days prior to departure date, we offer travel medical insurance for US residents only)

Notes:
*Tour fare is per person in double occupancy
*Child Fee: 2-11 years old share bed with parents, otherwise will be count as adult fare
* Single supplement is for one person occupying one single room with one bed

*Tour fare, air ticket, airport tax and fuel surcharge are subject to change based on fluctuation in price, please contact us for more info

* We reserve the right to modify the itinerary and price change 30 days prior to tour departure date