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  • Visit the decadent Hermitage and Peterhof Palace in St. Petersburg.
  • Discover the impressive UNESCO-listed fjords of the Nærøyfjord on a scenic boat cruise.
  • Take a spectacularly scenic ride on the world renowned Flam Railway.
  • Private guided tour of the Moscow's famous Kremlin.
  • Private guided tours of Scandinavian capitals Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen.
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Between Moscow and Copenhagen exists an incredible journey of regal palaces, cultural splendor, Norse history, and scenic fjords. Commencing in Moscow, capital of Russia, a private guide will lead you through the city at night, catching an interesting perspective of the city, then you'll set out to explore the renowned fortified complex known as the Kremlin. From there, the magnificent splendor of St. Petersburg awaits, and with a private guide you'll discover the city, including its renowned Hermitage Museum, and the exceptional Peterhof Palace. Travel by rail to Helsinki, where you'll visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Suomenlinna Fortress, and the city's quaint old town before boarding an overnight ferry to Stockholm, where you'll discover the old town of this Swedish capital, as well as the stunning royal residence Drottningholm Palace. Tour the heart of Norwegian capital, Oslo, before embarking on an awe-inspiring ride on the scenic Flam Railway, eventually cruising out into the majestic UNESCO-listed fjords of Norway on a boat cruise to Bergen. Wrap up in Copenhagen, where a private guided tour will have you exploring the city highlights of the capital of Denmark.

Please note: this trip runs between June-August each year, in order to enjoy Bergen and the Norwegian fjords.

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Moscow
    Moscow
    • Invitation Letter for Russian Entry Visa
    • Private Transfer - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Russia - Welcome Package
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Moscow by Night (2 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Savoy (4*) (B) (Executive)
  • Day 2 Moscow
    Moscow
    • Private Tour - City Tour with Kremlin & Armory Chamber (8hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Savoy (4*) (B) (Executive)
  • Day 3 Moscow to St. Petersburg
    Moscow to St. Petersburg
    • Private Transfer - Train Station with Assistant - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Train - Moscow - St. Petersburg [High Speed Sapsan Train, 3.5 hrs ] - Business Class
    • Private Transfer - Train Station with Assistant - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Private Tour - City Tour with Nevsky Cemetery and Peter & Paul's Fortress by Metro (6 hrs) - Metro/Guide
    Angleterre Hotel (4*) (B) (Superior Deluxe )
  • Day 4 St. Petersburg
    St. Petersburg
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Peterhof Palace and Park (5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Hermitage Museum Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Angleterre Hotel (4*) (B) (Superior Deluxe )
  • Day 5 St. Petersburg to Helsinki
    St. Petersburg to Helsinki
    • Private Transfer - Train Station with Assistant - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Train - St. Petersburg - Helsinki [3.5 hrs] - First Class
    • Private Transfer - Train Station with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Scandinavia - Welcome Package
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Helsinki
    Helsinki
    • Private Tour - City Walking Tour with Suomenlinna Fortress Island (5 hrs) - Guide/Ferry
    • Private Transfer - Port - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Private Transfer - Port with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Royal Palace & Old Town (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Miss Clara (4*) (B) (Superior Room)
  • Day 8 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Drottningholm Palace Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Miss Clara (4*) (B) (Superior Room)
  • Day 9 Stockholm to Oslo
    Stockholm to Oslo
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Train - Stockholm - Oslo [5 hrs] - First Class
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant
    • Norway - Welcome Package
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    Thon Hotel Bristol (4*) (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 10 Oslo
    Oslo
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Heart of Oslo Walking Tour (3 hrs) - Guide
    Thon Hotel Bristol (4*) (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 11 Oslo to Flam
    Oslo to Flam
    • Porter Service from Oslo to Bergen - Luggage Porterage
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Train - Oslo - Flam [via Myrdal, 6 hrs] - Standard Class
    • Short Walking Transfer: Train Station
    • Small Group Tour - RIB Safari to UNESCO World Heritage Nærøyfjord (with Cheese Tasting, 3 hrs) - Boat/Guide
    • Dinner at Fretheim Hotel
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 12 Flam to Bergen
    Flam to Bergen
    • Short Walking Transfer: Port
    • Boat - Flam - Bergen [5.5 hrs] - Boat
    • Private Transfer - Port - Vehicle/Driver
    Clarion Hotel Admiral (4*) (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 13 Bergen
    Bergen
    • Private Tour - Walking Tour & Funicular Ride (2 hrs) - Guide
    Clarion Hotel Admiral (4*) (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 14 Bergen to Copenhagen
    Bergen to Copenhagen
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Bergen - Copenhagen [1.5 hrs] - Economy
    • Private Transfer - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)
  • Day 15 Copenhagen
    Copenhagen
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)
  • Day 16 Copenhagen
    Copenhagen
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: Moscow

After securing your trip with Kensington Tours, you'll be provided with a Letter of Invitation for your Russian entry visa, along with additional important travel documents.

Enjoy an airport transfer with private vehicle and driver. For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will help you with check-in, as well as walk you through the welcome package documents, your itinerary, and answer your questions.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Set out this evening with a private guide and vehicle for a ‘Moscow by Night’ city lights tour. The Russian capital will present itself in wonderful illumination, an impressive contrast from Moscow during the day, as the city awakens in an entirely different way once the sun sets. Afterward, you can stroll across the famous Red Square with your guide and experience Stalin’s “palaces for the people”, Moscow’s Metro stations, in all their splendor and beauty.

Accommodation: Savoy (4*) (B) (Executive)

The 4* boutique hotel Savoy is conveniently located in a historic building in the the heart of downtown Moscow. Walking distance to the Bolshoi Theater, Red Square and the Kremlin, as well as luxurious shops, cafes and nightclubs, guests are well situated for a pleasant stay in the Russian capital. Reflecting the Moscow lifestyle, the Savoy combines gracious traditions with state-of-the-art guest room amenities. The chic 67-room Savoy is notable for being the first hotel in Russia to become a member of the prestigious "Small Luxury Hotels of the World" group.

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Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
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Moscow

Day 2: Moscow

Enjoy a full day private guided city tour of Moscow. During this tour you will get to see the panorama of the Kremlin from the Sophiskaya Embankment, Lubyanka Square, Tverskaya Street, Christ The Saviour Cathedral, New Arbat Street, The White House of Russia and Victory Park, St. Basil's Cathedral, Kremlin Walks, Lenin Mausoleum, Alexandrovsky Garden, Manezh Square, and later there will be a chance for some shopping. Tour the Kremlin, the city´s former military fortification, a palace, an armory, the sovereign treasury, and the workplace of the Russian President. The Armory Palace features weaponry, imperial regalia, and unique art. Entrance fees inside the Kremlin Walls and Armory Chamber are included. 

Accommodation: Savoy (4*) (B) (Executive)
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Kremlin

Day 3: Moscow - St. Petersburg

Enjoy a train station transfer with a private vehicle and driver. For added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will be on hand to assist you at the train station.

Watch the changing landscapes through the windows on a high speed train from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Approximate travel time is 3.5 hours.

Meet your driver and vehicle for a private train station transfer. An English-speaking assistant will be on hand to help you with your connection.

With a private guide, set out by metro on a half-day highlights tour of St. Petersburg to get acquainted with the main architectural and historical monuments of the city. See the world famous Nevsky Prospect and visit the Monastery of Alexander Nevsky with its magnificent Trinity Cathedral and the cemetery where Dostoevsky, Tchaikovsky, and other iconic Russians were buried. View the massive St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the fourth largest cathedral in the world, adorned with a golden dome which dominates the skyline along the Neva. You’ll visit Peter and Paul's Fortress, a Travel+Leisure ‘Thing Not to Miss’, and site where Peter the Great first broke ground for the construction of St. Petersburg. The citadel boasts a 400 foot bell tower, and became the burial site of many Russian tsars and nobles. Continuing to the third largest square in the world, see Palace Square with the Alexander Column, the Triumphal Arch of the General Staff Building, and the Winter Palace complex, home to the UNESCO-listed Hermitage. 

Accommodation: Angleterre Hotel (4*) (B) (Superior Deluxe )

Angleterre Hotel is located next to the St. Isaac's Cathedral in the heart of St. Petersburg, and is only 5 minutes from Nevsky Prospect. Many of the main attractions of the city are close to the hotel, such as the famous Hermitage Museum, Peter's & Paul's Fortress, and the many palaces and gardens interspersed throughout the city. Each of the hotel's 188 bedrooms and five suites are decorated in a style that combines classic with contemporary, blending Russian and European furniture and accessories. Borsalino Brasserie provides a stylish setting with an innovative menu of contemporary European food combined with fresh local ingredients. The hotel features a fitness centre, a swimming pool, sauna, a turbo solarium, and a beauty studio.

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Peter & Paul's Fortress
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg

Day 4: St. Petersburg

Depart on a half-day tour with private guide and driver to one of the most beautiful summer residences of the royal family; the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Peterhof Palace, a must-see on any journey through St. Petersburg. Founded at the beginning of the 18th century by Tsar Peter the Great, the sheer scale and beauty of the palace and park, with its gilded statues, magnificent fountains, and remarkable interiors, was intended to rival that of the world-renowned royal Palace of Versailles in France. Compare for yourself as you visit the spacious and magnificently adorned palace interior, and admire the stunning fountains and gardens of the lower park – often touted as the most stunning part of the day.

Today you’ll set out with a private guide and vehicle on a half-day tour of the Hermitage Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of Travel+Leisure’s top ‘Things Not to Miss’ in St. Petersburg. Spread across four massive buildings, including the renowned Winter Palace, the Hermitage is comprised of nearly 360 rooms in total. Be sure to mention any specific areas of interest to your guide for a tour of the collection tailored just for you. There's much to choose between, with the world's finest collection of Western European art, numbering over 600,000 items, including masterpieces by Old Masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo and Titian. You can also marvel at world famous works by Picasso, Degas, Renoir, Pissarro, Van Gogh, and Gauguin, see works from ancient Greece and Rome, or admire the Military Gallery, featuring hundreds of portraits of generals from the Patriotic War of 1812.

Accommodation: Angleterre Hotel (4*) (B) (Superior Deluxe )
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Peterhof Palace
Peterhof Palace
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hermitage Museum
Hermitage Museum

Day 5: St. Petersburg - Helsinki

Meet your driver and vehicle for a private train station transfer. An English-speaking assistant will be on hand to help you with your connection.

Take the train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki today. Approximate travel time is 3.5 hours.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for a train station transfer. For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will assist you at hotel check-in, walk you through your welcome package documents and itinerary, and answer any questions you may have.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful, will be provided to you on your first day in destination.

Accommodation: Hotel Klaus K (4*)

Located in the heart and center of Helsinki, Hotel Klaus K is the perfect modern design hotel. Inspired by the Finnish national epic Kalevala - nature and dramatic design flows into all interiors and each of the 171 guestrooms, customized for comfort, with cutting edge décor, and featuring all amenities for a pleasant stay. With an ideal location near shopping, galleries, museums, and key city sights, everything you desire is within walking distance. Without even stepping out the door, you can try the award winning Italian Toscanini restaurant and Klaus K Bar & Lounge, both options sure to keep you satisfied.

Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Helsinki
Helsinki
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hotel Klaus K
Hotel Klaus K

Day 6: Helsinki

Helsinki is one of Europe’s most modern and culturally progressive cities, yet it remains in touch with an intriguing history stretching back over 450 years. Meet your private guide and set out on foot for a walking tour of Helsinki, discovering the highlights of the city like Senate Square, the oldest part of central Helsinki, with the iconic bright white Helsinki Cathedral elevated above the surrounding Government Palace and University of Helsinki. See the unique architecture of the Parliament House and Finlandia Hall, and admire the 19th century Uspenski Cathedral. When possible, you’ll also visit Temppeliaukion Church, also known as the Church of the Rock, with its interior walls comprised of the exposed natural bedrock which was excavated to supports its copper dome. Then, parting ways with your guide, you’ll board a ferry with direct service to Suomenlinna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and island fortress, dating back to the 18th century. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by your private Fortress guide, to enjoy the beautiful nature of the island or explore the tunnels and Suomenlinna Museum. After about an hour, you’ll bid farewell to your guide and the island, as you board the return ferry for your return to Helsinki.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for a port transfer.

Accommodation: Overnight Ferry

This evening you'll be sleeping at sea as you take a full-service overnight ferry across the Baltic Sea to Stockholm. The ferry, essentially a 2,500-passenger cruise ship, offers excellent facilities on board, including a choice of comfortable cabins, and award-winning restaurants for every taste from gourmet a la carte and grill houses, through buffet, to cafeterias and fast-food options. You'll also find a variety of entertainment including a casino, bars, nightclubs with live entertainment, a spa, boutique shopping, along with entertainment for children. 

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Suomenlinna Fortress
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Overnight Ferry
Overnight Ferry

Day 7: Stockholm

Upon disembarkation, a private English-speaking assistant will be waiting for you at the port, holding a sign with your name on it. They will direct you to your awaiting private transfer, and accompany you to your hotel for check-in.

Meet your private guide and driver, departing from your hotel on a half-day tour of Stockholm's 18th century Royal Palace and historic Old Town. The Royal Palace, also known as the Stockholms Slott or Kungliga Slottet, is the official residence of the Swedish monarchy. The stunning palace has hundreds of rooms decorated in Baroque and Rococo style. See Queen Kristina's silver throne in the Hall of State, admire the beauty of the exquisite reception rooms, stroll between segments of the palace's five museums, and even revel in the royal costumes and armor in the Armory. Afterward, spend some time exploring the charming Gamla Stan, Stockholm's medieval Old Town. Walk around and admire the lovely cathedrals and North German-style architecture of the surrounding buildings as you stroll the old cobblestone streets. Discover Stortget, Stockholm's oldest square, and Kopmangatan, the oldest street in the city, with history linking back to the city's 13th century founding. 

Accommodation: Miss Clara (4*) (B) (Superior Room)

Miss Clara is a boutique design hotel in the heart of Stockholm, presiding in one of the city's most treasured Art Nouveau buildings. Originally home to Sweden's largest girls school, world famous architect Gert Wingårdh adapted the seven story building for remarkable hospitality, incorporating modern functionality with timeless design. The hotel’s 92 well-planned rooms and suites have a warm atmosphere, and stylish yet intimate expression. The on-site modern bistro offers classical dishes with a twist, while the green outdoor seating brings an urban picnic to life: summer friends and baguettes, cheese and charcuteries, fresh summer salads, lemonade and sangria. Miss Clara's superb location offers endless possibilities to explore the many great restaurants, exciting bars, shopping gems, and hidden corners of this great capital.

Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Stockholm Royal Palace
Stockholm Royal Palace
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Stockholm
Stockholm

Day 8: Stockholm

Meet your private guide and driver, and depart on a half-day tour to the 17th century Drottningholm Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the private residence of the Swedish royal family. The crown jewel among Swedish palaces, the beautiful Drottningholm is located 7 miles west of Stockholm on Lovö Island in Lake Mälaren. "Versailles in miniature", is an oft-used epithet for this former summer residence. The palace boasts magnificent suites from the 17th to 19th centuries, extensive parks, its own theater and a Chinese pavilion. The Drottningholm Court Theater is a unique attraction with its original scenery, 200-year old stage machinery and interior decoration virtually untouched by the passage of time. Take in lavish luxury and majestic beauty today as you discover the palace of the Swedish royals.

Accommodation: Miss Clara (4*) (B) (Superior Room)
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Drottningholm Palace

Day 9: Stockholm - Oslo

Meet your private driver and vehicle for a train station transfer.

Depart by train from Stockholm to Oslo. Approximate travel time is 5 hours.

For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will meet you at your hotel to walk you through your welcome package documents, your itinerary, and answer any questions you may have.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful, will be provided to you on your first day in destination.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for a train station transfer.

Accommodation: Thon Hotel Bristol (4*) (B) (Standard Room)

The venerable and historic Thon Hotel Bristol is located in the heart of Oslo, the perfect base for shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Well-known attractions such as the National Gallery, the Royal Palace, the Parliament building, the National Theater and Oslo Opera House are all within walking distance of the hotel. Boasting 251 tastefully decorated guestrooms and suites, comfort is always at the forefront of your stay. Politicians, authors, musicians and actors alike have been inspired by the Bristol’s Winter Garden & Library Bar, complete with live piano music and a deluxe Afternoon Tea, while the acclaimed Bristol Grill provides international and Norwegian cuisine just steps from your room.

Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Oslo
Oslo
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Thon Hotel Bristol
Thon Hotel Bristol

Day 10: Oslo

Today you’ll set out on a half-day walking tour with a private guide, exploring the heart of Oslo, the Norwegian capital. Walk the ramparts of the 13th century Akershus Fortress, medieval residence of the royals with a coastal view. Discover the city’s main street Karl Johans gate, rich with Oslo’s highlights, where you can admire the likes of the 19th century Royal Palace, and stroll part of the surrounding 54-acre public green space known as Palace Park, with its finely kept grounds. See the 17th century Oslo Cathedral, admire some of the grandiose old university buildings, and venture over to Radhusplassen where you can view the Radhus, Oslo’s City Hall where the annual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held.

Accommodation: Thon Hotel Bristol (4*) (B) (Standard Room)
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Royal Palace

Day 11: Oslo - Flam

For your added comfort, your luggage will be picked up at your hotel in Oslo and safely transferred to your upcoming hotel in Bergen. With luggage being taken care of, you can sit back and enjoy your train journey hassle-free, taking in the breathtaking views along the way.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for a train station transfer.

Transfer from Oslo to Flam today by train, with a connection in Myrdal. The Bergen Railway is a unique experience on Northern Europe's highest-altitude railway line. One of the greatest challenges is the harsh and quickly changing weather. The line is exposed to deep low-pressure centers from the west, which can mean strong winds and heavy snow for part of the year. Keeping the railway open demands great effort and technical expertise. Today, skilled workers, effective equipment, tunnels and snow tunnels make the Bergen Railway one of the safest and most comfortable ways of travelling between Oslo and Bergen. The line is consistently ranked among the top rail experiences in the world. Four stops before the end of the line in Bergen, you'll disembark in Myrdal.

In Myrdal, board a cogwheel train to Flam on the Flam Railway. The scenic 12-mile route between Myrdal and Flam is one of the steepest non-rack railway tracks in the world and provides some of Norway's wildest and most magnificent scenery. On the ride you can see rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascade down the side of steep, snow-capped mountains, and mountain farms cling dizzily to sheer slopes. There are also a few spirals along the route which allow trains to rise on a steady curve until it has completed a loop, passing over itself as it gains height, allowing the railway to gain vertical elevation in a relatively short distance.

Take a short, self-guided walking transfer. Hotels in Flam are all located within just a few minutes of the Train Station.

Setting out from the pier on a small, specially-designed RIB boat, your captain and guide will take you and a small group of participants on a picturesque fjord safari up the Aurlandsfjord and into the Nærøyfjord, which makes up part of the West Norwegian Fjords UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cruise toward Gudvangen at the end of the fjord, using Bakka Stray as your turning point. This is the narrowest part of the fjord where the dramatic cliffsides converge, creating an ever impressive stretch of scenery. You'll head back to Flam on the other side of the fjord for a different view, stopping along the way to admire the scenery, looking to spot seals, porpoises, and eagles. Hear about the fjord, local history, and the wildlife, along with tales, and legends, from various places of interest. At Undredal, you'll go ashore to enjoy this little village squeezed in between a tall mountain. Inhabited by 65 people and almost 500 goats, it's no surprise that the specialty of this village is the production of goat cheese, which you'll get to sample at a local cafe! You will also hear about the tradition of cheese production, and you listen to folktales and folk songs before returning to Flam.

Enjoy an included dinner this evening at Fretheim Hotel. The hotel restaurant, Arven, has a view looking straight toward the fjord, and locally-sourced ingredients is at the heart of its cuisine, which is only natural when some of the best producers of cheese, meat, fruits and vegetables are right outside the door!

Accommodation: Fretheim (4*)

Dating back to the 1870's, Fretheim Hotel is a beautiful white timber building situated in Flam, at the head of a scenic arm of the famous Sognefjord. In the historic wing of the hotel, every effort has been made to preserve the old feel of the hotel – in fact it appears much the same now as when it greeted travelers in the 19th century. All 122 comfortable guestrooms offer views of the hiking trails and mountains surrounding the property, or the beautiful fjord. Dine at the hotel’s restaurant, which prides itself on serving locally grown and raised ingredients, while offering views looking straight towards the fjord. Visit the lobby bar to relax with a cocktail, or visit the coffee bar to enjoy a coffee in the garden. 

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Flam Landscape
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Flam Railway at Myrdal

Day 12: Flam - Bergen

Take a short, self-guided walking transfer. Hotels in Flam are all located within just a few minutes of the Port.

Enjoy the incredible scenery of your boat ride from Flam to Bergen, passing through Sognefjord, Norway's largest and deepest fjord. Cruise past the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Naeroyfjord, catching glimpses of what's considered the world's number one natural heritage site by the National Geographic Society. The total journey will take approximately 5.5 hrs.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for a port transfer.

Accommodation: Clarion Hotel Admiral (4*) (B) (Standard Room)

The Clarion Hotel Admiral is housed in a magnificent, century-old pack house building in the heart of Bergen. Located at the harbor's edge, it has a fantastic view of the Hanseatic buildings of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bryggen, the scenic mountains, and the lively fish market. The 270-degree sea view provides a true maritime ambiance. Featuring 210 modern and comfortable guestrooms, Clarion Hotel Admiral strives for personal service and a real presence for all guests, recognizing these as the cornerstones for a pleasant stay. The hotel’s restaurant, Kitchen & Table, features a seasonal menu full of international and Scandinavian flavors, combined with local ingredients. Stay connected with free wifi internet access in all areas of the hotel.

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Sognefjord
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Bergen

Day 13: Bergen

Depart your hotel on foot alongside your private guide, setting out on a highlights walking tour of the colorful city of Bergen. You'll stroll through the old wharf area known as Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site revered for its Hanseatic commercial buildings, a nod to Bergen's former importance in the 14th-16th century Hanseatic League empire. Visit the town's traditional fish market, a lively and oddly picturesque area where the local catch has been traded for over 800 years. Discover small wooden houses from the 18th and 19th century, tucked away on charming streets and narrow alleyways, and enjoy a round-trip ride on the Floibanen funicular railway to the top of Mount Fløyen, offering magnificent views of the city below. 

Accommodation: Clarion Hotel Admiral (4*) (B) (Standard Room)
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Hanseatic Bryggen

Day 14: Bergen - Copenhagen

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Board a flight in Bergen with direct service to Copenhagen. Approximate flight time is 1.5 hours.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer. For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will assist you at hotel check-in, walk you through your welcome package documents and itinerary, and answer any questions you may have.

Accommodation: 71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)

With a fantastic atmosphere and unique location at the last frontier in Nyhavn Canal, 71 Nyhavn Hotel is at home in two newly renovated warehouse buildings from the early 1800's. For 200 years, Nyhavn 71 has been located between the foamy sprays from the harbor, and life along the Nyhavn Canal. From the southern side of the building, unparalleled views to the many beautiful museum ships and the clucking water await you. The hotel's two warehouses, home to 130 guestrooms in total, have undergone a sweeping transformation with focus on welcoming interiors, a timeless, Scandinavian look, and a humble respect for the warehouses’ souls and charm which add character to the modern hotel ambience. After a day of discovery, why not top it off with a delightful dining experience at the new on-site gourmet restaurant.

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Copenhagen
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71 Nyhavn

Day 15: Copenhagen

Meet your private guide and driver for a half-day tour of Copenhagen. Consistently ranked as the world's most liveable city, Copenhagen is laced with stunning Danish design, cutting edge Nordic cuisine, quaint and colorful historic buildings, and a jovial, laid-back local lifestyle. Admire the city’s must-see sights and monuments, like the 18th century Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament, the Old Stock Exchange building – one of the oldest in Copenhagen, and Kongens Nytorv, where you can see the renowned Royal Theater – host of the Royal Ballet. Take in Nyhavn, the 17th century waterfront and canal, lined with colorful townhouses, many of which house modern cafes and restaurants, then bear witness to the 18th century rococo Amalienborg Palace resides, residence of the Danish royal family. Pass by Copenhagen's inner-city amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, and make a visit to the Gefion Fountain and the Little Mermaid statue, inspired by famous Dutch author H.C. Andersens fairytale.

Accommodation: 71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)
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Canals of Copenhagen

Day 16: Copenhagen

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) ( )

Depart from the International Airport. End of itinerary.

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  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Savoy (4*) (B) (Executive): Moscow

The 4* boutique hotel Savoy is conveniently located in a historic building in the the heart of downtown Moscow. Walking distance to the Bolshoi Theater, Red Square and the Kremlin, as well as luxurious shops, cafes and nightclubs, guests are well situated for a pleasant stay in the Russian capital. Reflecting the Moscow lifestyle, the Savoy combines gracious traditions with state-of-the-art guest room amenities. The chic 67-room Savoy is notable for being the first hotel in Russia to become a member of the prestigious "Small Luxury Hotels of the World" group.

Angleterre Hotel (4*) (B) (Superior Deluxe ): St. Petersburg

Angleterre Hotel is located next to the St. Isaac's Cathedral in the heart of St. Petersburg, and is only 5 minutes from Nevsky Prospect. Many of the main attractions of the city are close to the hotel, such as the famous Hermitage Museum, Peter's & Paul's Fortress, and the many palaces and gardens interspersed throughout the city. Each of the hotel's 188 bedrooms and five suites are decorated in a style that combines classic with contemporary, blending Russian and European furniture and accessories. Borsalino Brasserie provides a stylish setting with an innovative menu of contemporary European food combined with fresh local ingredients. The hotel features a fitness centre, a swimming pool, sauna, a turbo solarium, and a beauty studio.

Hotel Klaus K (4*): Helsinki

Located in the heart and center of Helsinki, Hotel Klaus K is the perfect modern design hotel. Inspired by the Finnish national epic Kalevala - nature and dramatic design flows into all interiors and each of the 171 guestrooms, customized for comfort, with cutting edge décor, and featuring all amenities for a pleasant stay. With an ideal location near shopping, galleries, museums, and key city sights, everything you desire is within walking distance. Without even stepping out the door, you can try the award winning Italian Toscanini restaurant and Klaus K Bar & Lounge, both options sure to keep you satisfied.

Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hotel Klaus K
Hotel Klaus K

Overnight Ferry: Helsinki

This evening you'll be sleeping at sea as you take a full-service overnight ferry across the Baltic Sea to Stockholm. The ferry, essentially a 2,500-passenger cruise ship, offers excellent facilities on board, including a choice of comfortable cabins, and award-winning restaurants for every taste from gourmet a la carte and grill houses, through buffet, to cafeterias and fast-food options. You'll also find a variety of entertainment including a casino, bars, nightclubs with live entertainment, a spa, boutique shopping, along with entertainment for children. 

Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Overnight Ferry
Overnight Ferry

Miss Clara (4*) (B) (Superior Room): Stockholm

Miss Clara is a boutique design hotel in the heart of Stockholm, presiding in one of the city's most treasured Art Nouveau buildings. Originally home to Sweden's largest girls school, world famous architect Gert Wingårdh adapted the seven story building for remarkable hospitality, incorporating modern functionality with timeless design. The hotel’s 92 well-planned rooms and suites have a warm atmosphere, and stylish yet intimate expression. The on-site modern bistro offers classical dishes with a twist, while the green outdoor seating brings an urban picnic to life: summer friends and baguettes, cheese and charcuteries, fresh summer salads, lemonade and sangria. Miss Clara's superb location offers endless possibilities to explore the many great restaurants, exciting bars, shopping gems, and hidden corners of this great capital.

Thon Hotel Bristol (4*) (B) (Standard Room): Oslo

The venerable and historic Thon Hotel Bristol is located in the heart of Oslo, the perfect base for shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Well-known attractions such as the National Gallery, the Royal Palace, the Parliament building, the National Theater and Oslo Opera House are all within walking distance of the hotel. Boasting 251 tastefully decorated guestrooms and suites, comfort is always at the forefront of your stay. Politicians, authors, musicians and actors alike have been inspired by the Bristol’s Winter Garden & Library Bar, complete with live piano music and a deluxe Afternoon Tea, while the acclaimed Bristol Grill provides international and Norwegian cuisine just steps from your room.

Fretheim (4*): Flam

Dating back to the 1870's, Fretheim Hotel is a beautiful white timber building situated in Flam, at the head of a scenic arm of the famous Sognefjord. In the historic wing of the hotel, every effort has been made to preserve the old feel of the hotel – in fact it appears much the same now as when it greeted travelers in the 19th century. All 122 comfortable guestrooms offer views of the hiking trails and mountains surrounding the property, or the beautiful fjord. Dine at the hotel’s restaurant, which prides itself on serving locally grown and raised ingredients, while offering views looking straight towards the fjord. Visit the lobby bar to relax with a cocktail, or visit the coffee bar to enjoy a coffee in the garden. 

Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Fretheim Hotel
Fretheim Hotel
Russia & Scandinavia Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Fretheim Hotel
Fretheim Hotel

Clarion Hotel Admiral (4*) (B) (Standard Room): Bergen

The Clarion Hotel Admiral is housed in a magnificent, century-old pack house building in the heart of Bergen. Located at the harbor's edge, it has a fantastic view of the Hanseatic buildings of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bryggen, the scenic mountains, and the lively fish market. The 270-degree sea view provides a true maritime ambiance. Featuring 210 modern and comfortable guestrooms, Clarion Hotel Admiral strives for personal service and a real presence for all guests, recognizing these as the cornerstones for a pleasant stay. The hotel’s restaurant, Kitchen & Table, features a seasonal menu full of international and Scandinavian flavors, combined with local ingredients. Stay connected with free wifi internet access in all areas of the hotel.

71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room): Copenhagen

With a fantastic atmosphere and unique location at the last frontier in Nyhavn Canal, 71 Nyhavn Hotel is at home in two newly renovated warehouse buildings from the early 1800's. For 200 years, Nyhavn 71 has been located between the foamy sprays from the harbor, and life along the Nyhavn Canal. From the southern side of the building, unparalleled views to the many beautiful museum ships and the clucking water await you. The hotel's two warehouses, home to 130 guestrooms in total, have undergone a sweeping transformation with focus on welcoming interiors, a timeless, Scandinavian look, and a humble respect for the warehouses’ souls and charm which add character to the modern hotel ambience. After a day of discovery, why not top it off with a delightful dining experience at the new on-site gourmet restaurant.

Depart (Int`l Airport) ( ): Global Location

Depart from the International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Irene Y. — September 13, 2018 — Europe

    This trip was just what we were looking for, a private tour of England, Scotland and Dublin. Julie C. was awesome! She and I worked together to figure out what my family and I wanted to do. I could have never done it without her! The cars/guides were waiting at the airport for us. Everyone associated with Kensington Tours was so helpful and kind. The location of the 3 hotels, we stayed in, were amazing!! We walked everywhere! Each tour, we were scheduled for, went smoothly, and on time. The tour guides were so smart and informative about the places we went. I didn't stand in one hotel concierge line. My tickets and vouchers were printed out and in hand ahead of time. Julie even researched and scheduled horseback riding in the Dublin Mountains, which they hadn't handled before. What a highlight that was!! This trip was everything I asked for. I will be using Kensington Tours and Julie again!!

  • Lesley M. — September 04, 2018 — Europe

    We thoroughly enjoyed our entire trip to Greece. Everything went as planned, our hotels met and exceeded our expectations. The tour guides were all marvelous - knowledgeable, personal, patient, organized and pleasant to be with. And our sunset cruise in Santorini was superb - first class catamaran, crew and their other passengers were great to be with. We met a couple who also were frequent Kensington Tours clients and we all agreed you are our top choice when it comes to travel tours. Thank you for another unforgettable trip!

  • Ronnie B. — May 29, 2018 — Europe

    The entire tour was well planed. Jason and our European guides and drivers were wonderful and often went above and beyond what was expected. Everything was flawlessly executed and we would not hesitate to use Kensington again.

  • Priya K. — June 11, 2018 — Europe

    Everything went smoothly! From the pickups and drop offs from the airport and the tour guides being prompt. Will definitely be using Kensington for our next Trip!

  • Brooke R — May 14, 2018 — Europe

    Kensington did a phenomenal job planning our vacation. The logistics of getting from place to place was incredibly well planned. The tour guides were knowledgeable, fun and tailored our experience based on our interests. Hotel accommodations were incredible and Patrick answering our questions, provided information on several occasions and ensured our that all our requests were met. This was our second trip with Kensington and we will without a doubt utilize their services again!

  • Tracey M. — May 11, 2018 — Europe

    We had a wonderful and amazing trip to Italy! All planning was done with the upmost care down to the smallest detail. I would highly recommend Kensington Tours to all my friends! I am already planning my next trip!

  • Gary C. — April 21, 2018 — Europe

    Two international experiences with Kensington and was thrilled with both!

  • Jo W. — April 15, 2018 — Europe

    We had a wonderful trip. Everything was on schedule as planned. Everyone we dealt with was friendly, polite and knowledgeable.

  • John C. — April 07, 2018 — Europe

    Our consultant Adam, provided excellent service and developed a thorough trip plan. This was our second trip with Kensington. Accommodations, guides and drivers were top notch. Thank you Kensington!

  • Bryce F. — April 03, 2018 — Europe

    My wife and I had an amazing trip! Our consultant arranged a customized honeymoon that fir my wife and my interests perfectly. Our guides were knowledgeable and patient. We coudln't have asked for a better experience. Top Notch!

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