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Highlights of Scandinavia with Norwegian Fjords Cruise

Solo Travellers 45 years & over
Saturday 5 - Monday 28 August 2017


Trip Month August 2017
Duration: 24 days
Status: Bookings open
Destinations: Tour: Stockholm, Helsinki, Rovaneiemi, Inari, Honnigsvag, Alta, Tromso, Oslo, Copenhagen Cruise: Stavanger, Bergen, Alesund, Geiranger, Copenhagen
Trip Style: Tour and cruise
Accommodation: Ship cabins,Quality hotels
Prices: From $10495 twin share or $13704 single room, per person. International airfare additional
Transport: Private coach,Air,Cruise
Pace: 2
an easy pace, some free time and a mix of faster paced & slower paced days
Group Size: maximum 20
Trip Code: scandi17-8

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Our Scandinavian itinerary uncovers the major highlights, enjoying a combination of touring and cruising, while offering a special experience of travelling during the Scandinavian summer, with sunshine through the day and night. 

Arriving to Stockholm for two nights of stay, the group embarks on an overnight ferry ride to travel to Finland. Your tour of Finland start’s in the country’s capital, Helsinki and then journeys to some of Finland’s smaller towns, getting to know the countryside and local way of life.  

From Finland, the tour continues to Norway,  and then back to Copenhagen, to embark on a Norwegian cruise. You join, Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas for an 8 day/7 night cruise of the Norwegian fjords.  

This tour includes two internal flights, one in Finland and one in Norway and we’ve set a more relaxed pace, with two nights of stay at most of the tour destinations. 


Tour Inclusions:

  • 14 nights quality hotel stay
  • 1 x overnight ferry (ocean view cabins) Stockholm-Helsinki ferry, day 3
  • 1 x overnight ferry (inside cabins) Oslo to Copenhagen, day 13
  • Welcome cocktail drink upon arrival, day 1
  • 8 dinners including a highlight welcome and farewell dinner
  • 1 lunch
  • Sightseeing as detailed by itinerary
  • 2 internal flights; Helsinki-Rovaniemi and Tromso-Oslo
  • Private coach tour through Scandinavia
  • English speaking local tour leader (day 1- 14)
  • Local guides as indicated by itinerary
  • Porter services for hotels and ferry services^
  • Included tips for tour director, local guides, drivers and welcome and farewell dinners
  • Airport transfers on day 1 and final day*
  • Small group touring, maximum of 20 travellers 

Cruise Inclusions: 

  • 8 nights cruise accommodation, on board ‘Serenade of the Seas’, Royal Caribbean
  • All meals while cruising on Serenade of the Seas
  • Cruise terminal transfers
  • All taxes and gratuities for ship personnel

*airport transfers included when the nominated group flight is booked with us as part of your package
^ two hotels on the itinerary do not provide porter services


Take advantage of great savings when you choose to share a room. Our roommate matching option means you can take advantage of the twin share room rate.

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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   

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