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Enjoy the  Scandinavia with Russia Tour. Visit the most beautiful attractions in the largest Eastern European country. When travelling in Europe, Scandinavia with Russia is a great tandem for a tour.

DAY 01         MANILA – COPENHAGEN

Depart Manila. Aboard and Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment.

 

DAY 02        COPENHAGEN (D) 

Upon arrival, our local guide will welcome us to the well-admired city of Copenhagen. Our tour will cover the famous landmarks of this serene city. View and take some pictures of the Little Mermaid and know the real story behind this famous figure. View the Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace and walk by the colorful Nyhavn. Then after the enjoyable city tour you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the afternoon is free to freshen up from the long hours of flight. Dinner then overnight.

DAY 03         COPENHAGEN – OSLO (B, D) 

After breakfast, you will have your North Zealand excursion with an entrance to Frederiksborg Castle which was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV and is now known as The Museum of National History. The castle is the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia. Then have a panoramic view of Kron-Borg Castle before heading to DFDS port for your overnight ferry going to Oslo. Relax and enjoy the cruise’s amenities and shows. Dinner on board.

DAY 04         OSLO (B, D) 

Morning arrival in Oslo. Start your tour and admire the stunning Oslo, the capital and most populous city in Norway. Your tour includes the Vigeland Sculpture Park then to the famous Viking Ship Museum. This museum displays the Viking ships Oseberg, Gokstad and Tune, as well as treasures from the chief grave at Borre in the Vestfold district. The Viking Age display includes sledges, beds, a horse cart, wood carving, tent components, buckets and other grave goods.  Have some free time in the afternoon along Karl Johans gate. Dinner will be served at the Chinese Restaurant

DAY 05         OSLO – STOCKHOLM (B, D) 

After breakfast, board your private motorcoach and bid farewell to Norway as we make our way to Stockholm, a spacious city with tree-lined boulevards and green parks. Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, encompasses 14 islands of the vast Stockholm archipelago on the Baltic Sea. The cobblestone streets and ochre-colored buildings of medieval Gamla Stan, the old town, are home to a 13th-century cathedral, the royal palace of Kungliga Slottet and its underground armory, cafes and restaurants. Enjoy the rest of the day on your own. Check in and dinner in a restaurant.

DAY 06         STOCKHOLM (B, D) 

Breakfast inside the hotel. City tour follows. Tour includes important landmarks such as the City Hall, the venue of the annual Nobel Peace Prize, the Gustav Adolfs Torg and the Royal Palace in which you will get the chance to see the parade of the royal guards. You will also visit Vasa Ship Museum. Learn the history and what happened on the 10th of August 1628. In the afternoon, enjoy a one hour cruise which offers an unrivalled view of Stockholm.  Dinner then overnight.

 

DAY 07         STOCKHOLM – HELSINKI (B, D) 

After breakfast, the day is free for some last minute shopping. Later transfer to the ferry terminal where you’ll board for an overnight ferry ride to Finland’s Capital Helsinki. Enjoy the amenities on cruise, shows and other events. You may also enjoy shopping on duty free shops. Enjoy the cruise buffet dinner.

DAY 08          HELSINKI (B, D) 

Welcome to Helsinki! The city is located in southern Finland, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, an arm of the Baltic Sea. Your guide will bring you in the most important and interesting parts of Helsinki such as the historical centre and the diplomatic quarters including Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Parliament Building, Sibelius Park, a stop at the Sibelius Monument and Temppeliaukio Church, also known as the rock church. The rest of the day is free. Dinner then overnight.

DAY 09            HELSINKI – ST. PETERSBURG (B, D)

After breakfast, we will be leaving capital of Finland as we enter the border of Russia to St. Petersburg. Long drive from Helsinki to Russia. Dinner then check into your hotel.

DAY 10        ST. PETERSBURG (B, D) 

An exciting day awaits us as we start our tour of St. Petersburg. Admire the beautiful city and drive along Nevsky Prospect and see St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress, the burial place of all Russian tsars from Peter I to Alexander III, with the exception of Peter II. Then visit Hermitage Museum, one of the largest and oldest museums in the world. Hermitage was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been opened to the public. Dinner before returning to your hotel.

DAY 11        ST. PETERSBURG – MOSCOW 

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your short flight to Moscow. Upon arrival proceed immediately to a short orientation tour. Moscow is the capital of Russian Federation. The city was founded by Yury Dolgoruky in 1147. Nowadays Moscow is the most important political and business center of Russia and has a true “Russian” feel. Some people even call it a “big village.” The rest of the afternoon is free on your own leisure. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 12        MOSCOW (B, D) 

This lovely morning, sightseeing tour will take you to Red Square to see St. Basil’s Cathedral and Lenin’s Tomb. Then later to the walls of the Kremlin Fortress, the highlight of the tour. This place plays a very significant part in Russian history. Listen and be amazed in the rich history of this country. After that we will explore the Metro Stations which Stalin called “Palace for the People.” Rest of the day will be spent for some last minute shopping.

DAY 13      MOSCOW – MANILA (B) 

After breakfast, check out and be ready to be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Manila.

DAY 14    MANILA

Arrival in Manila from a very memorable grand tour of Russia and Scandinavian countries.  

** END OF TOUR ** 

TOUR COST:

Minimum of 30 pax: US$ 3,888.00

Minimum of 25 pax: US$ 3,988.00

Minimum of 20 pax: US$ 4,058.00

Minimum of 15 pax: US$ 4,488.00

US$ 1,000.00 – Single Supplement

TOUR COST INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip Economy Airfare via QR or EK
  • 4-Star Hotel Accommodations on twin/triple
  • Daily buffet breakfast at hotel & ship
  • Daily Dinner (Local & Chinese Meal)
  • Entrance to Frederiksborg Castle, Viking Museum, Vasa Museum & Kremlin
  • Cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo
  • Cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki
  • Airfare from St Petersburg to Moscow
  • Local guide during a city tour
  • Private LDC Motorcoach services
  • Filipino Tour Escort/ Coordinator
  • Souvenir Bag and Travel Kit
  • Pre-departure Merienda briefing
  • Insurance for 60 years old & below

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfare Taxes:              US$        115.00
  • Airport Terminal Fee:   US$        11.00
  • Philippine Travel Tax:  US$        33.00
  • Tips to guide & driver:  US$        120.00
  • Lunch & Beverage during meals
  • Supplement for Insurance –
    •  61  – 69 y/o – $ 10.00
    • 70 above – $ 20.00
  • Visa Processing Fee
    • Schengen – P 8,500.00
    • Russia – P 11,000.00 Regular / P 14,000 Rush

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  • Original New Passport valid for 6 months
  • Original Old Passports
  • 4 pieces passport sized pictures with white background
  • Original Bank Certificate
  • Original Bank Statement for the past 6 months
  • NSO Birth Certificate
  • NSO Marriage Contract (if applicable)
  • Affidavit of Consent if not travelling with a spouse
  • Travel Insurance valid for 45 days (Schengen Visa)

If Employed:

  • Certificate of Employment with Leave of Absence & Salary Declaration
  • Photocopy of ID
  • Income Tax Return (photocopy)

Additional If Self Employed:

  • Business Registration – SEC / DTI / Mayor’s Permit
  • Income Tax Return of Business

Additional If Student:

  • School Certificate / Proof of Enrollment
  • School ID
  • Affidavit of Support from Parents
  • NSO Birth Certificates

 

PIRKKO & TROYTOURS, INC., has arranged for the various tour services to be performed under the responsibility of various contractors. Pirkko & Troytours, Inc., its employees, or its sub-agents therefore only act as agents for the contractors providing the various services described in the tour and accept no responsibility or liability in connection with losses or accidental expenses due to delays of schedule, overbooking, defaults or “force majeure”. All tours and arrangements are subject to the general conditions specified by each contractor. Tour itineraries and prices are subject to change without prior notice. When making a tour booking, the passenger acknowledges and accepts the foregoing conditions.

For reservations or more information about this tour, please contact us on any of the following:

Telephone:
(02) 989 3861 * 899 1362 * 667 3445 * 687 5206

Mobile:
0918 921-8850 (Smart) * 0917 871 3861 (Globe)
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E-mail:
travel@pirkkotroy.com

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