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Arctic Circle Express

Stockholm to Oslo

Trip Code: RJTACJ16P
16 Days
27 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • 15 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort and expert local guides
  • 27 meals - 15 breakfasts, 1 lunches and 11 dinners
  • Airport transfers, tipping and porterage

Travel & Accommodation

Looking down at the ship in the basin of the cliffs surrounding

Cruise Geirangerfjord

Take in the exquisite scenery of the spectacular Geirangerfjord by boat.

A Traditional Sami culture meal in Norway

Taste Sami Cuisine

Get a real taste of Sami culture, the only Indigenous people of Scandinavia, with a light dinner of local specialties.

Sognefjord mirroring the hills around it

Cruise Sognefjord

Cruise along Norway's longest and deepest fjord, the Sognefjord.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Some handling of luggage will occasionally be required getting on and off trains
  • Rail itinerary operated by Travelmarvel’s partner Great Rail Journeys
  • Prices are for land/rail only. Flights not included
Europe Map RJTACJ16P 2019
Stockholm to Oslo

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Insider Experience

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On arrival in Stockholm, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Today, tour this modern city at your leisure, perhaps wandering the narrow streets of Gamla Stan.

Stay: Two Nights, Stockholm, Scandic Continental or similar

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Stockholm is yours to explore today on a guided tour. Tonight, if Swedish cuisine is on your mind, then be sure to visit a local restaurant at your leisure to enjoy a smorgasbord — a world-famous Swedish tradition.

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Bid farewell to Stockholm and head inland by InterCity train to Östersund, which is nestled on the shore of beautiful Lake Storsjön, Sweden’s fifth-largest lake.

Stay: Östersund, Clarion Grand or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Leaving Östersund, you’ll travel north into the untamed wilderness of Lapland aboard the iconic Inlandsbanan train. Lapland is home to the Sami, the only Indigenous people of Scandinavia who are renowned for their reindeer herding skills. You’ll get a real taste of their unique culture during a tour of Båtsuoj village. Transfer to your hotel this evening.

Stay: Arjeplog, Hotel Silverhatten

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Cross the Arctic Circle and venture into the fabled Land of the Midnight Sun.


Leaving Arjeplog, you’ll travel further north by coach to the town of Jokkmokk.

Stay: Hotel Jokkmokk

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  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

On one of the world’s most northerly railway lines, the Ofoten Railway, traverse steep mountainsides with sheer drops to the fjords below.


Today, travel through Sweden’s breathtaking mountains into Norway and on to the town of Narvik, a popular destination for people hoping to spot the spectacular Northern Lights during winter.

Stay: Narvik, Scandic Hotel

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  • Dinner

Today you will travel by coach to the town of Fauske before continuing by train to Steinkjer.

Stay: Steinkjer, Quality Hotel

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  • Dinner

Journey along the Golden Road to the village of Stiklestad and discover the site of King Olav’s death in 1030. Then, continue on to Trondheim, admiring the natural beauty along the way.

Stay: Two Nights, Trondheim, Radisson Blu Royal Garden

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

One of the oldest cities in Norway, Trondheim is an atmospheric metropolis that is a delight to explore. With a day at leisure, discover the city’s broad avenues and pretty timber dwellings, or pay a visit to the Ringve Museum and see its interesting collection of musical instruments from around the world.

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  • Breakfast

Stunning scenery awaits today as you join the 114-kilometre-long Rauma Railway for a journey through magnificent contrasting landscapes. Navigate the same course as the emerald waters of the River Rauma as it winds around the hillsides below jagged peaks for much of the journey. As your train climbs over mountain plateaus, you are treated to awe-inspiring views across the expansive and unspoiled national parks that stretch into the distance. Later, you will arrive in Geiranger, a small tourist village in the Sunnmore region of Norway.

Stay: Two Nights, Geiranger, Union Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Cruising along serene, deep water, the steep sides of Geirangerfjord seem to tower over the boat. This World Heritage-listed site is alive with colours and contrasts – the lush greens of the trees clinging to the rock set against the deep blue water and the brilliant white of the snow-capped peaks in the distance. When it rains, waterfalls appear from nowhere, flowing majestically over exposed rocky outcrops and crashing into the fjord below.


After breakfast, take in exquisite scenery during a cruise, followed by an afternoon at your leisure to relax.

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Leave Geiranger by coach this morning and travel through Norway’s incredible fjord country, created by a succession of Ice Ages. Your next overnight destination is Flåm, a tiny, quaint village at the head of the Aurlandsfjord, which is home to one of the most remarkable railways in the world – the Flåm Railway.

Stay: Flåm, Fretheim Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a superb excursion aboard the Flåm Railway, taking you up into the mountains along one of the steepest railways in the world. Reach the end at Myrdal and return to Flåm.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an afternoon cruise along Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, Sognefjord, navigating coastal islets and skerries.


Today, enjoy a railway excursion then board an express boat for a cruise. The day ends in the magnificent city of Bergen, where vibrantly coloured houses line Norway’s most atmospheric seaside wharf.

Stay: Two Nights, Bergen, Thon Rosenkrantz

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Begin your day with a two-hour guided tour of Bergen. Then there will be plenty of opportunities to explore with the rest of the day at leisure. The town is nestled beneath seven hills and is surrounded by fjords. Bryggen, the old city, is a World Heritage site and the Fløibanen funicular railway affords great views of the city and its harbours from the top of Mount Fløyen. The Bergen fish market is also a local institution, offering sumptuous seafood delicacies from the depths of Norway’s icy waters.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Embark on a magnificent journey on Northern Europe’s highest railway line, the Bergen Railway, climbing into remote areas of Western Norway before descending into Oslo.


Departing Bergen, set off on a rail journey to Oslo today. Perhaps take a stroll around the capital before a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Oslo, Thon Hotel Opera

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  • Dinner

Today you have a free morning in Oslo to explore further or simply relax before transferring to the airport for your onward flight.

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In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Travelmarvel to all who'll ask.