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Depart Sydney with Emirates.

Arrive in Dubai and connect with our flight to Stockholm. Upon arrival, we will meet our guide and travel from the airport on the high-speed Arlanda Express train to the main railway station of Stockholm. On arrival, a short walk to our hotel for check in. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Enjoy our dinner at hotel tonight.
(Meals: D)
After breakfast, we begin our guided tour of Stockholm and Drottningholm by private coach and on foot. We will take on a panoramic tour including a walk in the Gamla Stan, passing the Cathedral.  After lunch, we visit the City Hall followed by a short walk to board one of the historic live steam ship cruise around the islands to the Royal Palace of Drottningholm where we visit the palace and the gardens of the island. We return to Stockholm by boat and have a short walk back to the hotel.
(Meals: B, L)
Enjoy the morning at your leisure. At noon, we board on a chartered vintage restaurant tram for a lunchtime excursion around the city on the tramlines. In the afternoon, we visit the Vasa Museum before our coach transfers us back to hotel.
(Meals: B, L)
After breakfast, we walk to Stockholm central station for InterCity train to Gavle (luggage travels separately). Detrain for a special tour of Sweden’s National Railway Museum before taking a stroll in Gavle. Later we board on the train again for Ostersund (Vastre Station).  Arrive in Ostersund, we take a short walk to our hotel.
(Meals: B, D)
This morning we depart our hotel by coach to Jamtli, the Jämtland Open Air Museum for a privately curator led tour. Every summer, the open air museum turns into Jamtli Historieland (living history theme park). The historical buildings come alive with history and role plays, where you will be drawn into eventful and playful stories from 1785 until 1975. Jamtli Historieland enables you, as a visitor, to associate with the actors who bring to life and portray people from the past. In the evening, dinner is served in a local restaurant within walking distance to our hotel.  We are staying at the very heart of the city – the main square; so enjoy city life in the long light nights.
(Meals: B, D)
Early breakfast at hotel before a short walk to Ostersund station to take Inlandsbanan train towards Lapland. The train makes several stops at villages and hamlets along the way to take refreshments and visit local museums and shops. The Inlandsbanan train will be crossing the Arctic Circle into the ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ and the city of Gallivare. Upon arrival, walk a short distance to our hotel.
(Meals: B, D)
After breakfast, we walk to the station to board our train for Narvik. Upon arrival, we walk to our hotel to deposit our luggage before a visit to the Nord Museum in Narvik / Ofoten, located in the old NSB railway administration building. In the evening we enjoy a beverage at the Tøtta Sky Bar followed by our dinner at hotel.
(Meals: B, D)

After breakfast, we depart our hotel by coach for Sortland to board Hurtigruten cruises. Around noon, sail south to Svolvaer. Arrive Svolvaer in the evening, disembark and walk to our hotel just next to the pier.

(Meals: B, D)

After breakfast, our private coach takes us on a sightseeing tour of the amazing Lofoten Islands including a visit to the Lofotr Viking Museum. After an exciting visit, an early lunch is served in the Viking Chieftain’s house. At noon, we head to Moskenes for car ferry departure to Bodo. Arrive in Bodo, we will be transferred from ferry pier to our hotel. 
(Meals: B, L, D)
This morning, we enjoy a walk in Bodo. Our hotel is located in central Bodo, close to the Glasshuset shopping street and the nearby harbour.  We will also be just around the corner from the city’s excellent restaurants and cafes. Additionally, Bodo's main attractions such as the Luftfartsmuseet (Aviation Museum) and Galleri Bodøgaard are within easy reach. Check-out before noon followed by a short walk to the Bodo station to board the Norland Express train at midday for the 720km scenic journey to Trondheim. Upon arrival, transfer to our hotel.
(Meals: B)

Enjoy a lazy morning and a hearty breakfast before our guided tour of the town with a visit to the Cathedral along with a walk in the Old Town. Return to hotel for lunch, the rest of the day is at your leisure.

(Meals: B, L)

Early morning we walk to station to board on Norland Railway for Dombas, where we change trains and descent down the Rauma Railway to Andalsnes. Arrive in Andalsnes, we will be transferred to Alesund. After check in and dinner at hotel, our guide will take us on a walking tour in the light evening. Enjoy the Art Nouveau city of Alesund.
(Meals: B, D)

Today we travel south to Bergen via Loen and Forde. Along the way we make stops to stretch our legs, enjoy the views and for lunch. It is a most enjoyable day including two ferry crossings on fjords, from Solavagen to Festoya and from Lavik to Oppedal.

(Meals: B, D)

After breakfast, we walk to the pier to board the historic steamship, DS Stord 1, sailing up the harbour and along the estuary. Our privately chartered ship sails from Bergen to Garnes. Upon arrival in Garnes, we walk to Gamle Vossebanen where a vintage steam train runs along the original Bergen railway to Midtun, chartered just for us. On arrival to Midtun, we will be transferred back to Bergen by coach. The rest of the day is at leisure - a walk along pier with the wooden Hanseatic house is highly recommended, a visit the Fish Market is a must. You might even want to enjoy a tour by funicular up to Mount Floyen - the funicular station is just in the centre of the city, a few hundred meters from the fish market.
(Meals: B)

After breakfast, we walk across town to the railway station to board a train for Voss. Then we take a coach trip down the sweeping escarpment of Geiranger Fjord to connect with the Fjord cruise ferry to Flam where we board the famous Flam mountain railway. At the mountain station of Myrdal, the Flam Railway meets up with the Oslo-Bergen Line for a connecting train back to Bergen.

(Meals: B)

After breakfast, we will be transferred to Bergen station for a full day Scenic rail journey from Bergen to Oslo. Upon arrival in Oslo, transfer to hotel for check-in. Remainder of day is at your leisure. Dinner at hotel.
(Meals: B, D)
This morning, we will enjoy a city tour of Oslo by private coach including the viewing of the Opera House and the Akershus Castle and Fortress, the Museum of Resistance as well as a walk in the Vigeland Sculpture Park. Afternoon is at your leisure. Farewell dinner tonight.
(Meals: B, D)

Transfer to airport for our Emirates flight home via Dubai.

(Meals: B)

Arrive Sydney in the evening.

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