Copenhagen & Bergen

06DAYS 05NIGHTS

A FANTASTIC COMBINATION With THE HANSEATIC PORTS OF COPENHAGEN AND BERGEN. ENJOY THESE MEDIEVAL CITIES, BOTH WITH ENCHANTING OLD PORTS AND SMALL TOWN ATMOSPHERE. BE THRILLED BY ‘Wonderful Copenhagen’ AND ITS MANY HIGHLIGHTS AND WITNESS THE MAGNIFICENT NORWEGIAN COUNTRYSIDE ON YOUR WAY TO BERGEN, THE CAPITAL OF THE FJORDS.

2018 DEPARTURE DATES
MAY: 26
JUN: 30
JUL: 07 , 21 , 28
AUG: 04, 11, 18, 25
SEP: 01 

*Please note! Regular Arrival Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfers from the Airport in Copenhagen & to the Airport in Bergen and only on the published official date of beginning & end of the tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur. This transfer service is not valid for passengers with pre/post nights or passengers who require private transfers – for a supplement, private transfers can be reserved for these passengers.

RATES:

Per person in double/twin room:

EUR 1,595.00

Supplement for single room:

EUR 735.00

 3rd   person in extra bed sharing a double/twin room:

EUR 1,460.00

Child (7 – 12 years), per child when sharing room with parents:     

EUR 1,355.00

 

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS:
  • 4 nights at hotels in standard double/twin rooms, except at Hotel Ullensvang, where Fjord View rooms are confirmed
  • 1 night on board DFDS Seaways Ferry (Commodore Class Cabins – except if Twin is required, then 2 berth Outside Cabin)
  • 5 Breakfasts – Buffet style
  • 2 dinners (as per program)
  • Bi-lingual tour escort from Day 1 to Day 5 (English & Spanish or Portuguese)
  • All touring by private coach, with air-condition, including all the sightseeing mentioned in the program
  • The long distance bus from day 4 - 5 offers WIFI
  • Guided tours in the cities of Copenhagen & Bergen (For city tours with local guides, the group will be divided by languages, with their respective monolingual local guide)
  • Regular Arrival Transfer, from Copenhagen Airport*
  • Regular Departure Transfer, to Bergen Airport*
  • Porter service at ferry crossing and hotels (excluding day 1 & 6)

ITINERARY:

DAY

SATURDAY

Arrival in Copenhagen

1

 

Hotel Skt. Petri

*****

Arrival to Copenhagen Airport, meet & greet by Borealis Destination Management English-speaking representative, for Regular Arrival Transfer Service to the hotel* for check-in (Please see notes below for this service). Please consult the Borealis Destination Management welcome letter, which you will receive upon check-in at your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader. A short welcome meeting will be held at 19:00, where you will receive information on the upcoming tour program. The rest of the day is at leisure.

 *IMPORTANT NOTE! Regular Arrival Transfer Services, included in the program, are only available for transfers from Airport in Copenhagen and only on the official date of beginning of the tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.

DAY

SUNDAY

Copenhagen

Breakfast

2

 

Hotel Skt. Petri

*****

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning we depart by private coach with our local guide for a 3-hour city sightseeing tour. This tour will be the perfect introduction to "Wonderful Copenhagen". We start with a drive towards the City Hall Square where the famous pedestrian street "Stroeget" begins. We pass the Tivoli Gardens, dating back to 1843 and onwards past the New Carlsberg Glyptotheque and the National Museum. Next up is the Old Stock Exchange and the Naval Church. We drive past the Kings New Square, the home of the Royal Danish Theatre with the world famous ballet, then through the old canal area, Nyhavn, with its picturesque houses and vessels. We continue on to see the impressive Gefion Fountain and then make a photo stop at the Royal residence, Amalienborg Palace. Finally we stop by the landmark of Copenhagen, the statue of the Little Mermaid, known from Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale. During the tour, you can also delight in the exterior of Christiansborg Palace, as well as Rosenborg Castle, which houses the Crown Jewels. The tour will end at the hotel. The afternoon and evening are at leisure.

DAY

MONDAY

Copenhagen-Oslo (OVERNIGHT FERRY)

Breakfast & Dinner

 

3

 

Outside Cabin (Commodore Class) on DFDS Seaways

 

       

After breakfast, the morning is at leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to the pier by private coach to embark the DFDS Seaways overnight ferry. At approximately 16:30, departure to Oslo. Buffet dinner will be served on board.

(Commodore Class cabins are with Queen Size beds. Clients requesting Twin beds will be accommodated in Outside 2 berth cabins – not Commodore Class. Breakfast is however still provided in Commodore class restaurant)

NOTE: Passports must be shown when travelling between Denmark and Norway on the DFDS ferry. Clients travelling with E.U. identification cards only may not be allowed on-board.

DAY

TUESDAY

Oslo – Lofthus

Breakfast & Dinner

 

 

4

 

Ullensvang Hotel - Fjord View room

****+

Breakfast on board. Arrival to Oslo at 09:45, after disembarking we will board our private coach. We drive across Hoenefoss, Nesbyen surrounded by a landscape, which alternates between forests of pines and lakes to arrive in the beautiful Hallingdal Valley. Just a few kilometres away, we will visit Gol followed by Geilo, a small town surrounded by mountains and famous for its Ski resorts. We will drive to the impressive Hardanger fjord, where we arrive at Lofthus, one of Edvard Grieg's favourite haunts, and one of the most beautiful points of the fjord. Dinner at the hotel is included.

DAY

WEDNESDAY

Lofthus – Bergen

Breakfast

 

5

  Bergen Bors Hotel

****

Breakfast at the hotel. We will depart from Lofthus and travel back along the fjord until reaching Brimnes where we will cross the splendid Hardanger fjord, by travelling across the Hardanger Bridge. The bridge has one of the longest suspension bridge spans in the world.

After reaching the other side, Bruravik, we will continue by coach, along the fjord, passing by Nordheimsund and crossing through forests of birches until we arrive in Bergen. Bergen is the capital of the fjords, Norway’s second largest city and one of the three university cities in the country. Early in the afternoon, we meet our local guide at the hotel, for a 2-hour panoramic sightseeing tour during which we will delight in St. Marys Church, Haakon’s Hall (no entrances), the colorful and picturesque fish markets and the old Bryggen area. The evening is at leisure.

DAY

THURSDAY

Bergen - Departure

Breakfast

6

Breakfast at the hotel. A Borealis Destination Management English-speaking representative will meet you for the Regular Transfer Service to Bergen Airport*(Please see notes below for this service).

*Please note! Regular Departure Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfer to Bergen Airport and only on the official end date of tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.