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Scandinavia & Russia Plus - Contiki
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22 days

Scandinavia & Russia Plus

From Copenhagen to Warsaw
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
50
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
1066
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US $3,945
+ $520 Food Fund Scandinavia and Russia Plus
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Highlights

  • Eat your way around Copenhagen on a culinary bike tour
  • Feast on a Swedish meatball dinner in Gamla Stan
  • Snap a pic of the impressive Tvindefossen Waterfall

Itinerary

Start in Copenhagen and end in Warsaw! With the in-depth cultural tour Scandinavia & Russia Plus, you have a 22 day tour package taking you through Copenhagen, Denmark and 22 other destinations in Europe. Scandinavia & Russia Plus includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Copenhagen
    Start point Meet at your first hostel for a welcome meeting, København, Hovedstaden, Denmark 17:00
  2. Day 2: Copenhagen
  3. Day 3: Copenhagen to Oslo
  4. Day 4: Oslo
  5. Day 5: Oslo to Voss via Hardangervidda
  6. Day 6: Voss to Geiranger Fjord via Sognefjord
  7. Day 7: Geiranger Fjord to Gjovik via Lom and Lillehammer
  8. Day 8: Gjovik to Stockholm
  9. Day 9: Stockholm
  10. Day 10: Stockholm to Overnight Baltic Ferry
  11. Day 11: Overnight Baltic Ferry to Helsinki
  12. Day 12: Helsinki to St. Petersburg
  13. Day 13: St. Petersburg
  14. Day 14: St. Petersburg
  15. Day 15: St. Petersburg to Novgorod
  16. Day 16: Novgorod to Moscow via Klin
  17. Day 17: Moscow
  18. Day 18: Moscow
  19. Day 19: Moscow to Minsk
  20. Day 20: Minsk to Warsaw via Brest
  21. Day 21: Warsaw
  22. Day 22: Depart Warsaw
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.2
  • 4.7
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  • Scandinavia & Russia Plus reviewer 1
    · July 18, 2017
    This trip had been on my bucket list for the longest time and I have to say the experience really went beyond any expectations that I had. A lot of that was down to our tour manager Greg Colgin and our driver Martin Butler, these guys really put in the... Show more
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    Trip date: June 2017
  • AS
    · June 29, 2017
    Grey was a fantastic tour manager. Not only was he extremely organised and attentive but also fun and excitable at our new experiences. Great tour for a first time Contiki.
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    Trip date: June 2017
  • AS
    · June 29, 2017
    Greg was a fantastic tour manager, not only extremely organised and well put together but also fun and excitable. A great mix for a newby Contiki traveller like myself. The trip exceeded my expectations by far.
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    Trip date: June 2017
  • P
    · June 25, 2017
    I travelled on the Contiki Scandinavia and Russia Plus with tour manager Greg Colgin and driver Martin Butler. The tour was incredible, we saw everything from snowy mountain tops in Norway to beautiful days in Saint Petersburg in Russia. The first half... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017
  • R
    · June 25, 2017
    Greg Colgin was my trip manager for a marathon trip I did through Scandinavia and Russia. Greg's professionalism and kindness made this trip great. Throughout the tour it was obvious how hard Greg worked to ensure everyone was getting the most out of... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017
  • DB
    · June 25, 2017
    I had a Greg as a tour manager for the Scandinavia-Russia trip . Greg was kind, courteous and punctual at every moment. Greg truly did go above and beyond for everyone . I was a little anxious travelling into Russia at first but Greg definitley helped... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017
  • K
    · June 25, 2017
    An amazing trip made even better by an amazing guy
    Trip date: June 2017
  • HB
    · June 25, 2017
    I just wanna say that Greg was thee best trip manager I've ever had and he really knows how to keep things running smooth and organized also he is such a funny and amazing person overall !
    Trip date: June 2017
  • AK
    · June 24, 2017
    My Scandinavia and Russia trip was absolutely amazing thanks to Greg. There's no way I would have had the same experience without him. His knowledge, organization, and all-around helpfulness was ace. Nothing but love!
    Trip date: June 2017
  • MA
    · June 24, 2017
    In June of 2017, I took a leap of faith and embarked on a 23 day adventure that brought me from Germany, through Russia, ending in Poland, visiting 8 countries in all. And I'd do it all over again! The tour started in Scandinavia, and explored major... Show more
    Trip date: June 2017

Dates & Availability

22 days
Scandinavia & Russia Plus
From Copenhagen to Warsaw
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FAQs

    • With which currency will I pay for the Russian optional activities?

      You will have to pay your trip manager Euros and cash for all of the optionals in Russia.

      The reason you don't pay in Russian Rubles is because it is a very unstable currency.

    • How do I get a Russian Visa?

      You will be responsible for getting your own Russian visa for this trip. It is best to contact your local embassy and get them to advise you about how you can get this visa.

    • How do I get my Belarusian Visa?

      Your trip manager can help facilitate your Belarusian Visa while you are on tour.

      It is a good idea to have a passport photo and around $80USD in cash to pay your trip manager so they can get the visa on your behalf.

    • What accommodation do you stay in while in Russia and Belarus

      You will stay in hotels in Russia and Belarus. These are between 2 and 3 star hotels.

    • What kind of accommodation would you stay in in Scandinavia

      In Scandinavia the majority of accommodation will be quad share hostels.

      You will be placed in room with travellers of the same gender.

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    Good to Know

    • About the countries

      Currencies

      kr
      Krone
      Denmark and Norway
      kr
      Krona
      Sweden
      Euro
      Finland
      руб
      Ruble
      Russia and Belarus
      Zloty
      Poland

      Plugs & Adapters

      Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Belarus and PolandDenmark

      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccines

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Belarus and Poland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Russia and Belarus. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Russia, Belarus and Poland. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Russia and Belarus. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Russia, Belarus and Poland. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Russia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Russia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 17 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 July 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 45 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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