SCANDINAVIA WITH ICELAND
Starts at US$4,238.00 per person
RATE IS BASED ON TWIN SHARING
DEPARTURE DATE: FEB. 11, 2018
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Visiting Amalienborg Palace Square, The Gefion Fountain Nyhavn, The Little Mermaid, City Hall Square and Stroget, Entrance to the Christiansborg Royal Palace, Excursion to the North Sealand, visit the towns of Hillerod and Helsingor, View from outside the Kronborg Castle, entrance to Blue Lagoon and Entrance the Fredericksburg Castle, The Cathedral, Vikingship Museum, Kontiki Museum, Akershus Fortress & the Northern Light Tour (There is no guarantee that northern Light will show) etc
DAY 01 FEB 11 MANILA – COPENHAGEN
Assemble at the airport for your flight to Copenhagen. Enjoy your in-flight amenities & entertainment on board.
DAY 02 FEB 12 ARRIVAL COPENHAGEN (LD)
Arrive at Copenhagen and meet your local representative and go directly to the restaurant for lunch. Start your comprehensive tour with a local guide which features the Church of Our Savior and Stock Exchange on the way to Christiansborg Palace, where you will visit the elegant Royal Reception Rooms. Drive past the National Museum and the Royal Theater and stop for a picture of Amalienborg Palace, Nyhavn and view the Little Mermaid – the statue inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s sad fairytale – sitting on a rock in the harbor. Later, visit the Rosenberg Castle and Treasury. Check-in and dinner.
DAY 03 FEB 13 COPENHAGEN – OVERNIGHT CRUISE- OSLO (BLD)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to North Zealand – it has everything for the nature enthusiast – deep woodlands, open landscapes, and varied coastlines. It’s also an ancient playground of royalty and there are many castles and manors which you can visit. The first destination is Elsinore known locally as Helsingor where you will find the Historic Kronborg Castle (Hamlet Castle) – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After, lunch at local restaurant. Next destination nearby is the small market town of Hillerod, and you’ll see the magnificent Frederiksborg Castle. The building gives the town an undeniable wow factor, with many visitors referring to it as the ‘Nordic Versailles’. Then you will board the DFDS for the overnight trip to Oslo with dinner on board.
DAY 04 FEB 14 OSLO (BLD)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Full day sightseeing of Oslo, entrance to The Kon-Tiki Museum and Viking Ship Museum, entrance to Oslo Cathedral, Entrance to Oslo City Hall and entrance to Oslo Opera House. The afternoon continues tour with entrance to Akershus Fortress, located in the city center, a great place to discover Oslo’s history and enjoy the day. The building of Akershus Castle and Fortress was commenced in 1299 under king Håkon V. The medieval castle, which was completed in the 1300s, had a strategical location at the very end of the headland and withstood a number of sieges throughout the ages.
DAY 05 FEB 15 OSLO – REYKJAVIK – NORTHERN LIGHTS HUNTING (BD)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning free time. Early lunch at a Chinese restaurant and then transfer to airport for flight to Reykjavik. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Reykjavik is Iceland’s largest city with only approximately four hours of daylight in the winter time. It has a mysterious yet dynamic atmosphere, while in summer it is bustling and full of energy, with almost 24 hours of daylight. In the evening, go for a hunt of the elusive Aurora Borealis.
Note: The tour is done by bus, there is no guarantee that the Northern Lights will appear.
DAY 06 FEB 16 REYKJAVIK – GOLDEN CIRCLE ROUTE (BLD)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to the Golden Circle with your local guide. The wide-open landscapes are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Actively volcanic, this inland route is a mass of waterfalls, glaciers, geyser, love fields, and of course, those volcanoes. Morning drives over to Hellisheioi plateau to Hverageroi, where plants, vegetables, and flowers are grown in huge greenhouse, heated by natural thermal water. Then to Skalholt, site of an ancient bishopric. Then continue to Gullfoss, the Golden Waterfall, one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe. Only a few minutes drive from Gullfoss is the most active geyser in the area, Strokkur, spouting up to 30meters. After lunch, onwards to Thingvellir, a remarkable geological site and the most historic site on the island. Thingvellir is the site of the world’s oldest democratic parliament founded in 930. Thingvellir, located by Lake Thingvallvatn, the largest lake on the island, is now a National Park. The beautiful canyon running through the park is actually the meeting point of two of the earth’s tectonic plates, and Thingvellir’s combination of natural phenomena and historical significance makes it inseparable. Return to Reykjavik and have dinner at local restaurant.
DAY 07 FEB 17 REYKJAVIK – BLUE LAGOON (BLD)
After breakfast at the hotel, morning sightseeing tour of Reykjavik. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, enjoy one of Iceland’s most popular sights, the Blue Lagoon, for a relaxing swim in geothermal water. It is not to be missed while you are in Iceland. The Blue Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients, mineral salts, silica and blue-green algae will help you relax and unwind while the white silica mud gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin. The mineral salts balance and relax body and soul. Then dinner
DAY 08 FEB 18 REYKJAVIK – STOCKHOLM (BD)
After breakfast, morning is free, until you transfer to the airport for flight to Stockholm. Upon arrival, meet your local representative and transfer to the hotel for check in then dinner.
DAY 09 FEB 19 STOCKHOLM (BLD)
Breakfast in the hotel. Full day sightseeing tour with local English speaking guide. The tour includes the Royal Palace with an entrance. The afternoon continues the tour with entrance to City Hall and Vasa Museum. Then, the rest of day is free for shopping. Dinner.
DAY 10 FEB 20 STOCKHOLM – MANILA
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Free time until check out and pick up from the hotel. Transfer to airport for your departure flight back to Manila. Overnight on board.
DAY 11 FEB 21 ARRIVAL MANILA
Arrive Manila from a very memorable and enjoyable trip.
|· Roundtrip Economy Airfare via QATAR||· Phil. Travel Tax: $34.00 (subject to change)|
|· 4 Star Hotel Accommodations on twin||· Int’l airfare taxes $55.00 (subject to change)|
|· FULL BOARD MEALS Except for Day 5 & 8||Domestic Taxes: $118.00 (subject to change)|
|· Entrance to the Viking Ship Museum||· Beverages during meals|
|· Domestic flight OSL – KEF / KEF – TSO||· Schengen Visa fee (P6,500) subject to change|
|· Entrances as stated in the itinerary||· Tips for Guide & Driver $10.00/ person/day total (USD100.00)|
|· DFDS Cruise, CPH – OSL|
|· Pre-departure Merienda briefing|
|· Local Guide During city tours|
|· Private LDC Motorcoach services|
|· Filipino Tour Escort / Coordinator|
|· Souvenir Bag and Travel Kit|
|· Personalized Luggage tags|
|· Travel Insurance for 60 years old and below|
|· Application Form with Signature (A4)|
|· Passport Valid for 6 Months|
|· 4 Copies of recent passport size pictures|
|· Certificate of Employment with|
|· Leave of Absence & Salary Declaration|
|· Bank Certificate & Bank Statement|
|· Income Tax Return (orig. /Photocopies)|
|· Travel Insurance Valid for 45 Days|
|· Marriage Contract /Affidavit of Consent if not traveling with Spouse|
|· $300 booking deposit (NON-refundable)|
|· Full Cancellation charges will be applied to any cancellation made 2 weeks before departure.|
|· 50% deposit upon approval of the visa will be applied.|
|· Supplement will be applied for an extension of ticket. (minimum of $200; subject to change)|
|· Single Supplement: USD900.00|
|· Supplement for insurance:|
|· 61-69 years old: $10.00|
|· 70 years old above: $20.00|
|· Minimum 30 pax to run this tour. Rates subject to increase if min. no. of pax is not met|