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North Cape and the Midnight Sun

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June 10
July 01, 08, 22
Prices From$2197 per Person Double
$450 Single Supplement
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This trip takes you to the northernmost point of Europe and through the unique

Scandinavian landscape, packed with cultural heritage. Discover the rocky archipelago

at Lofoten with its mountains soaring right out of the ocean, Lapland, home of

the Sami people, and finally the North Cape.

This tour can be combined with the Fjord tour: http://www.scantours.net/products/unique-fjords-glaciers/1414/

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Bodo

Own arrangements on arrival and remainder of day at leisure in Bodø.

Evening welcome meeting with tour leader

 
Day 2     Bodo - Lofoten
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. The first part of today’s leg takes us by ferry

across the Vestfjord to Lofoten. Lofoten is a very special archipelago with mountains soaring right out of the ocean and with numerous pretty fishing villages dotted around the valleys. Visit to Lofotr, the reconstruction of a Viking chieftain’s homestead, as well as the picturesque fishing village

Nusfjord (UNESCO WorldHeritage)

 
Day 3     Svolvaer - Harstad
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning there is an optional excursion by

boat into the breathtaking narrow Trollfjord, which is surrounded by steep mountains up to 1.000 m. Hopefully you will also experience eagles on the way. In the afternoon we continue the journey through the Lofoten Islands towards Harstad, a charming city located at the entrance to Vesterålen and Lofoten islands

 
Day 4     Harstad - Tromso
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Travel from Harstad to Tromsø, one of the Northern most cities in theworld. Optional: The possibility to take a trip with the Hurtigruten ferry. On one of the most beautiful legs of this roundtrip takes you through the breathtaking landscape from Harstad to Tromsø aboard Hurtigruten. The afternoon is at leisure to explore Tromsø.

 
Day 5     Tromso - Alta
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Today’s leg of the trip, takes you across two fjords, and to the town of Alta. The history of Alta covers the period ranging between the 7,000 year old rock carvings and the court case

relating to Sami rights which was played out during the 1980s. World Heritage Rock Art Centre – Alta Museum is located approx. 5 km from the town centre. Close to the museum is the largest of the five open-air rock art sites in Alta inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

 
Day 6     Alta - Honningsvaag
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel. The last leg of the trip to the northernmost

point of Europe and into Honningsvåg. After a nice dinner we travel to the North Cape and a stunning view on the Arctic Ocean and the midnight sun. All guests will enjoy a glass of champagne and a North Cape Certificate.

 
Day 7     Honningsvaag - Hammerfest - Alta
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Today the journey goes back down South, however with a visit to Hammerfest, the northernmost town in the world and the gate to the Barents Sea. A visit is made to the The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society, which is a small museum

in Hammerfest. The significance of the polar bear is that this animal is the town’s mascot and heraldiccrest.

 
Day 8     Alta
Meals: Breakfast

Arrangements end after breakfast.

 

Notes

Small group tour, maximum 20 participants! English speaking only!

Scantours reserves the right to change the program without notice due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, out of the control of Scantours. .

For more information in regards to pre/ post arrangements, optional excursions

and conditions please contact Scantours.

Price Includes
6 X Overnights in Good Superior Tourist Class Hotels
Daily Breakfast
1 Dinner
Entrances and Activities As Mentioned.
Services of an English Speaking Tour Leader Day 1 – Day 6 Inclusive.
Coach Transportation Day 2-7 According to Program.
Ferry Crossings As Per Program, Road Tolls and Local Taxes
Price Does Not Include
 Optional Excursions
 Air
 Airport Transfers
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