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- US $ 2,632
- Age range
- 18 to 39 year olds
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- EElleWritten on September 27, 20175.0 - ExcellentJudes is an incredible guide and a wonderful human. She is energetic and her passion for her job is so clear, with her going above and beyond for all her passengers. She manages to find the perfect balance between professionalism and fun, where she makes everything run like clockwork then knows how to get involved and be more of a free adventurer when everything else is set up. Her knowledge and her desire to learn is so inspiring and added so much depth to our tour. She always seems calm and has a smile on her face, and is always ready for a laugh, some terrible puns, and some big-sister life advice when asked! Judes is awesome, the only downside being that she has set the bar so high any other tour guide I come across will never meet it. The three weeks I spent under her guidance were some of the best three weeks of my life - thank you Judes!Show detailed ratings
- OOliviaWritten on September 27, 20174.5 - ExcellentI recently did a 22 day tour through Scandinavia with Jude's. I can not rave enough about her. Her knowledge is incredible and she is always interesting to listen to. Super organised, lots of fun and a beautiful person!Show detailed ratings
- CCaoimheWritten on September 27, 20175.0 - ExcellentAn amazing trip from start to finish with incredible company and an even more incredible tour guide!Show detailed ratings
- LMLaurenWritten on September 17, 20174.5 - ExcellentI went on the Northern Exposure Tour this year and what Ii can say about it, is that it was absolutely amazing! Starting out in the cities, which were gorgeous, and then getting fully immersed in nature was the whole reason I did this tour, and it was breathtaking. Our tour leader, Judes (Jody) was such an amazing person, easy to talk to and so kind. Her abilities as a tour leader are formidable and her knowledge, inspiring. An absolutely passionate person with puns that will make you cringe, in the best way. When we became more remote in Norway, we were fortunate enough to have an incredible Chef by the name of Alisha. Her skills are world class and her food, nothing less than delicious. She always surprised us with what she had whipped up in her little cook tent. Do this tour. Meet amazing people. See incredible places and sights. And hopefully, if you're fortunate enough, you get to meet Judes and Lish. XxShow detailed ratings
- GDGinaWritten on September 12, 20175.0 - ExcellentThe trip was so much more than I expected. It was so much fun with the crew and getting to know everyone. The sights we saw were breathtaking and Judes could not have been a better leader for us! She was so knowledgeable and told us lots of interesting stories to make the bus ride seem quicker! She was so eager to make us all happy and went out of her way to make sure we were all pleased! Lish was the best cook ever, I'm so glad she was on our trip. She has such a great personality and that made it so enjoyable to be on a trip with her.Show detailed ratings
- LeahWritten on January 17, 20164.5 - ExcellentI have always dreamed of travelling around Scandinavia. This tour was brilliant. I really felt like I got the Scandinavian experience. From walking around beautiful old cities to being out in the middle of nowhere with the wild reindeer. Victoria Messer was fantastic tour leader. She had lots of knowledge of every place we went to & answered any questions we had, best places to eat & shop & things we should check out in the towns we visited. She made me feel very comfortable on the trip & had so much fun. Big thanks to Vic for an amazing time. I will never forget it.Show detailed ratingsTopdeck commented on this reviewHi Leah, great to hear you had a enjoyable trip with Vic. ~Topdeck.
- DanielWritten on August 22, 20155.0 - ExcellentAmazing tour, could not have asked for a better trip. Bec was an amazing tour guide, threw herself into everything (surströmming!!) and the whole group left feeling like family. Literally a life changing trip for me. Who can forget our on-the-road chef, Gemma and our coach driver Adrian! Gem's food was top stuff especially given our remote location at times and again, can't praise her enough. And finally Adrian, who managed to put the coach in places I was convinced it couldn't fit and did an awesome job through the fjords and mountains. If you're considering this trip there's only one thing to say...do it!Show detailed ratings
- FreyaWritten on July 27, 20155.0 - ExcellentFantastic tour, the scenery was like nothing I've ever seen - our Topdeck crew were wonderful in every aspect and I made many friends for life. Can't recommend Northern Exposure enough!Show detailed ratings
- JaneWritten on July 20, 20154.5 - ExcellentI had an amazing time of this trip! I would have loved to keep going into Russia just to stay with the group. I travel a lot but some of the scenery we saw on this trip was like nothing else! Some of the most beautiful, stunning and dramatic scenery I've ever seen. I could have easily spent weeks here and would love to go back! My guide Elise was amazing!! Not only is she a fantastic guide but a genuinely lovely person. Every day she was excitable, energetic and really got us pumped for the day. Her enthusiasm for Vikings was especially intriguing. Despite not seeing a moose on this trip I won't hold that against her :P Our chef Christie cooked us fabulous meals every day. To be able to create fresh and tasty food for over 40 people every day for over 3 weeks is amazing! Every meal was different and she catered for many different dietary needs and tastes. Her meatballs and creamy pasta were particularly tasty. Not too mention the chocolate fondue. Sensational! Zoli our driver was great! Everyday rain hail and shine he packed the bus for us while entertaining us with his many jokes. It always put a smile on my face. The only thing I would say is that they should make the drive up and back from Nordkapp and extra day or so just to break the journey up a bit more as the scenery was so great I would have loved to get out of the bus and see even more. The drive through the trolls pathway and the cruise through the fjords was so spectacular and how can you beat meeting Santa in Lapland. And how many people get to climb a glacier, well sort of. This was just another amazing highlight of a continually amazing trip! I really didn't want this tour to end. The places I've seen and friends I've made will stay with my for a lifetime!Show detailed ratings
- CatWritten on June 24, 20144.0 - GoodI've used Topdeck 4 times now. This was (unfortunately) my least favorite trip but the On The Road Chef and Bus Driver were awesome as always. Our tour guide was good too, but the overall trip kind of lacked. Norway and Scandinavia were nice to see and I loved being able to go up into the Arctic Circle and see the most Northern Tip of Europe but it just wasn't quite as amazing as I thought it would be to see everything else. Even the Baltic Capitals (which I've been excited to see for a long time) were nice little cities but nothing that really blew me out of the water. It was nice to get to see this part of the world but it wasn't a "once in a lifetime mind-blowing trip" if you've traveled before and seen some other amazing landscapes. Again, good value for money since Scandinavia is so expensive and a bus tour is always (in my opinion) a nice way to travel and see the countryside but I didn't get as much immersion into the countries as I would have liked.Show detailed ratings
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- Day 1: Berlin, Germany
- Day 2: Berlin
- Day 3: Berlin to Copenhagen, Denmark
- Day 4: Copenhagen
- Day 5: Copenhagen to Stockholm, Sweden
- Day 6: Stockholm
- Day 7: Stockholm
- Day 8: Stockholm to Oslo, Norway
- Day 9: Oslo
- Day 10: Oslo to Åndalsnes, via Lillehammer
- Day 11: Åndalsnes
- Day 12: Åndalsnes to Steinkjer, via Trondheim/Hell
- Day 13: Steinkjer to Bjerka
- Day 14: Bjerka to Tysfjord, via Svartisen Glacier
- Day 15: Tysfjord to Skibotn
- Day 16: Skibotn to Olderfjord
- Day 17: Olderfjord
- Day 18: Olderfjord to Rovaniemi, Finland
- Day 19: Rovaniemi to Jyvaskyla
- Day 20: Jyvaskyla to Helsinki
- Day 21: Helsinki to Tallinn, Estonia
- Day 22: Tallinn
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
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Questions & Answers
Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
- January 1, 2016
Are the rates quoted double occupancy?
Most of our pricing is based on a same-sex twin-share or quad-share (if stated) accommodation.
- January 1, 2016
I'll be travelling alone, will I get my own room, or will I be sharing?
An optional single supplement is available for this trip, if you want to have you own room. However if you are happy to share, you will be roomed with another passenger of the same gender.
- April 23, 2015
What does the food fund cover?
Food fund for Northern Exposure covers all included group meals while you are on the trip. This tour includes all breakfasts and some fresh lunches lunches while travelling - which means you can save on expensive lunches from motorway service stations and enjoy higher quality food. Meals at local restaurants are also included giving you the opportunity to try local cuisines. The food fund needs to be paid upfront before the departure.
Guides who have led this tour
- "Work hard, play hard, be kind, travel, travel, travel some more.....oh and always try the local food..."
- "Hi! I'm Elise and I've been working for Topdeck for a few years now. I'm absolutely addicted to Europe..."
- "Hey there - my name is Judes and I am a Maltese Australian working as a European Trip Leader with Topdeck..."
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About the countries
- EuroGermany , Finland and Estonia
- KroneDenmark and Norway
Plugs & Adapters
- Tick-borne encephalitis
- Recommended for Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Estonia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
- Hepatitis A
- Recommended for Estonia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
- Hepatitis B
- Recommended for Estonia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
- Berlin is the starting point and Tallinn is the endpoint.
- Max group size
- 48 is the maximum group size for Northern Exposure.
- Hold my space
- TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
- TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 December 2017 the full payment of $2,632 is necessary.
- Cancellation policy
- No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2632 for Northern Exposure, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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- The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express
- Berlin (Germany)
- 355 km
- Copenhagen (Denmark)
- 522 km
- Stockholm (Sweden)
- 416 km
- Oslo (Norway)
- 135 km
- Lillehammer (Norway)
- 218 km
- Andalsnes (Norway)
- 249 km
- Steinkjer (Norway)
- 504 km
- Tysfjord (Norway)
- 215 km
- Skibotn (Norway)
- 394 km
- Rovaniemi (Finland)
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