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Norway + Finland | Oslo >> Svolvaer >> Tromsø >> Rovaniemi >> Helsinki >> Dates - 20th Sep'24 - 3rd Oct'24 

Trip Route: Oslo 2 Nights - Svolvaer 2 Nights - Overnight cruise to Tromsø 1 Night - Tromsø 3 Nights - Rovaniemi 2 Nights - Overnight train - Helsinki 2 Nights  

  • Trip description - You travel with a budget,  stay in backpack hostels with other travelers coming from different countries, explore the culture of the different country, explore the city - either by walking or by local transport, try the different local cuisine, and enjoy the nightlife.

  • Hostels - You stay in mixed dorms that have shared toilets and common places to meet other travelers, so it's not only about meeting people from India but also people from the rest of the world.

  • Couples / Sole Female travelers' stay can be customized to private rooms in hotels, female dorms, or private rooms in hostels 

  • Cost total for 2 pax   - 3,82,000 INR ( inclusive of Taxes ) +  ( 5 % TCS for payment, this would be refunded/claimed when filing ITR )

  • Minimum group size: NA Max group size: 15

  • The trip can be customized as per your dates, and budget. Please reach out to the email or number mentioned.

  • For itinerary queries please contact naman.mayoite@traveltodiscover.co or call 9741000732.

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Tromso autumn
Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
Rock Church , Helsinki

Trip Itinerary

  • The trip starts in Oslo. All travelers have to reach Oslo by afternoon or evening.

  • The meeting point for all is Hostel.

 

Day 1: Arrival - Oslo - Explore Oslo 

 

  • Check-In - The hostel would be centrally located and would be close to all the places you would be exploring. The capital city has a lot to offer.

  • Start your day early with Norway in a nutshell tour - This is a full-day tour exploring Fjords, beautiful villages, train rides, and seeing the best of Norway in a day with a tour ending in the evening in Oslo.

  • Walking tour of the main street Karl Johans gate. (info would be provided in the guidebook)

  • Dinner and drinks at Grünerløkka.

 

Day 2: Explore Oslo

 

  • You start your day early today by exploring the beautiful "Vigeland Sculpture Park" known for displaying the works of Gustav Vigeland.

  • Explore Kvadraturen - the Historical center of Oslo. It is a must-visit.

  • Most of the city’s oldest buildings are present in this part of the city. 

  • You spend your time walking and getting to know this city.

  • Take the walk up to the Royal Palace from Karl Johan gate and explore the streets around it.​

  • Evening dinner and drinks 

 

Day 3: Flight from Oslo to Svolvaer with 1 stop layover 2 hr 15 min / Explore Svolvaer

 

  • Arrive in Svolvaer & Check into accommodation

  • Check into accommodation

  • Explore the town centre

  • Visit Lofoten War Memorial Museum

  • Lunch at a local restaurant

  • stroll along the waterfront

  • Dinner at a local restaurant

Day 4: Explore Svolvaer

 

  • Breakfast at accommodation or a local cafe

  • Outdoor activity (fishing, kayaking, hiking) or cultural visit (museum, aquarium)

  • Lunch at a cafe or restaurant

  • Explore more of Svolvaer's sights (viewpoints, galleries)

  • Dinner at a local restaurant

  • Evening stroll

Day 5: Explore Svolvaer / Evening late Cruise from Svolvaer to Tromso

 

  • Breakfast at accommodation

  • Explore remaining attractions or activities

  • Lunch at a local restaurant

  • Relaxation or short hike/drive

  • Return to accommodation to prepare for a cruise

  • Board your cruise from Svolvaer to Tromsø. Enjoy the journey as you sail through the stunning Norwegian fjords and coastal scenery.

  • Relax and unwind onboard, perhaps enjoying dinner and drinks as you watch the sunset over the Arctic landscape.

  • Arrive in Tromsø in the late evening, ready to begin the next leg of your adventure.

Day 6: Reach Tromso / Northern Lights tour

  • Arrive in Tromsø from Svolvaer via late evening cruise

  • Check into your accommodation

  • Freshen up after the journey

  • Dinner at a local restaurant or cafe

  • Take a leisurely walk around the city centre

  • Evening head for your Northern Lights tour.

Day 7: Explore Tromsø 

  • After Breakfast Visit the Arctic Cathedral (Tromsdalen Church) and take in its striking architecture

  • Explore Tromsø's charming streets and historic buildings

  • Relax & have lunch

  • Visit the Polaria aquarium and experience Arctic marine life up close or visit the Polar Museum

  • Take a cable car ride up to Mount Storsteinen for panoramic views of Tromsø and the surrounding fjords

  • Dinner at a restaurant with views of the harbour or city lights

  • In the evening head out for the Chasing the Northern Lights tour if unlucky the previous night (50% of the amount to be paid if going again)

Day 8: Explore Tromsø

  • After breakfast, you have an option to explore the city - self-guided or head out for a whale-watching tour (optional)

  • Return by late noon 

  • Relax 

  • Explore the city centre

  • Overnight stay in Tromso

Day 9: Flight from Tromso to Rovaniemi with 1 stop layover 1hr 20 min

  • Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland, is home to an eclectic – and unusual – array of museums

  • Reach in the morning by flight

  • Stay In boutique hostel - The hostel would be centrally located and would be close to all the places we would be exploring.

  • After settling in start exploring the beautiful Rovaniemi town. Make yourself comfortable - relax and enjoy the very first day at leisure.

  • Visit the local markets and try some local Finnish Lapland food.

  • Evening head out for a guided tour of Northern Lights Chase - Bonfire + Cookies + Hot tea and another guidance from a very professional photographer

Day 10: Explore Rovaniemi 

  • Today, have a late start to the day

  • Post breakfast head for a tour of the Santa Claus village where you visit and meet Santa Claus in person

  • Explore the village till late evening 

  • Return to the hostel 

  • If you didn't get to see the Northern Lights the previous night, try again (PAID)

Day 11: Explore Rovaniemi / Overnight train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki 

  • Start your day by visiting Ranua National Park where you get to see all the Arctic Wildlife OR go hiking in the Arctic or Canoe trip 

  • OR visit Husky / Reindeer farms 

  • OR head to the Arctic Snowhotel and experience something different (Subject to opening)

  • Evening at leisure or head out for a Lappish dinner experience 

  • Grab overnight train

Day 12: Reach Helsinki by 09:30 Am / Head to the Hotel Drop bags and explore  

  • Arrival at Helsinki

  • Check-In Hostel - The hotel would be centrally located and would be close to all the places we would be exploring. The capital city has a lot to offer.

  • You are heading to Finland's capital so start your travel by visiting the - Aleksanterinkatu – one of the main streets of the city.

  • Visit the Helsinki Cathedral 

  • Enjoy the cafe culture and nightlife of this city.

  • The night is all yours, and if you have nothing to do please head to A21 Decades Bar to try some cool drinks

Day 13: Explore Helsinki 

  • Start your day with Breakfast at the hotel 

  • Head out for a self-guided walking tour of the city 

  • LUNCH

  • Post Lunch Take a ferry and head to the UNESCO World Heritage site - Suomenlinna 

  • After returning in the evening head for a great Sauna experience which is a must when in Finland

  • Late night after a sauna experience 

Day 14: Exit to India  

Inclusions: Apart from Lots of Happy moments + Photographs + Smiles we will share + Jokes we will make + New Friendships + Journey

 

  • Guidebook for the trip

  • Visa assistance for the trip (Submission of docs and visa fees from your end)

  • Stay in a Small double room city view in a 3* hotel with breakfast included in Oslo

  • Flight from Oslo to Svolvaer with 1 stop in Bodø layover of 2hr 15 min including checked baggage 23kg (Non-Refundable)

  • Stay in Svolvaer in a Boutique hotel in a Superior room with a balcony with breakfast included 

  • Overnight cruise from Svolvaer to Tromsø with Polar cabin inside with breakfast and dinner included 

  • Stay in Tromsø in a Double room with breakfast not included in an apartment hotel

  • Flight from Tromsø to Rovaniemi with 1 stop in Helsinki layover of 1hr 20 min with 23kg checked baggage included 

  • Stay in Rovaniemi in a Twin room with breakfast included in a boutique hostel 

  • Northern Light chase tour in Rovaniemi

  • Overnight train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki with a private cabin ensuite 

  • Stay in a private room in a hotel Deluxe Double room with breakfast included 

 

Exclusions:

 

  • Flights from India to India both way

  • Travel Insurance

  • Visa fees 

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times and meals if not mentioned specifically

  • Anything not mentioned 

  • Internal travel in the city and transfers from stations and airports wherever not mentioned

  • Due to bad weather - if any route changes or plan changes -- the extra cost would be incurred individually *

Terms & Conditions

 

  • You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other cultures.

  •  If you are caught doing anything illegal you will be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions given by the trip leader at all times.

  • When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.

  • You have to abide by all the rules and regulations of another country.

  • You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.

  • We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared.(like flight delays etc)

  • No refund in case of cancellation of flights or interconnecting flights/trains.

  • We would be staying in a backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself

Let's Go Somewhere-----Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost-----To Travel Is To Live ~

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