2019 North Atlantic Islands & Edinburgh Tattoo

COPENHAGEN • VEJLE • ORKNEY ISLANDS • SHETLANDS • FAROE ISLANDS • EDINBURGH

SMALL GROUP Tour – July 27 – August 9, 2019 – Led by Jan Moester

Denmark – Orkney Islands – Faroe Islands – Scotland | Starts: Copenhagen   Ends: Edinburgh

Limited to 14 Travelers

Join expert Jan Moester and explore Neolithic ruins, quaint villages, and fascinating museums as you follow the path of the Vikings through the North Atlantic Islands.

 

Step back in 5000 years of history as you discover Neolithic ruins and explore Viking settlements of Denmark and Orkney, Shetland, and Faroe Islands, traveling by private plane. Tour quaint villages, marvel at modern art, and sample the specialties of the region. Then immerse yourself in regal splendor in Edinburgh with a performance at the famous Royal Military Tattoo and an exclusive tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia.

*Suggested post tour extensions include Belmond Royal Scotsman train or a golf package.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • Discover Neolithic ruins and Viking settlements in Denmark and throughout the Northern Islands
  • Have a whisky tasting at the historic Highland Park Distillery
  • Enjoy a fabulous performance of the world famous Royal Military Tattoo in Edinburgh
  • Best Accommodations
  • All meals
  • Transportation by deluxe vehicles
  • Gratuities for lodging, meals, local guides and drivers
  • Services of Lakani Tour Manager

PRICING

Prices Starting From

$34,500

Per Person

$5,950

Single Supplement

Saturday, July 27, 2019  •  Copenhagen, DENMARK

You will be met in Copenhagen and transferred to your hotel. Magnificent Copenhagen is Denmark’s capital and royal city, sitting on islands linked together by bridges and boats. Tour the harbor and charming canals aboard a former royal barge before a festive welcome dinner.

Sunday, July 28 - Tuesday, July 30  •  Vejle, DENMARK

Visit the Viking Ships’ Museum in Roskilde, see the Viking fortress of Trelleborg, and explore the house of Hans Christian Andersen and St. Knud’s Lutheran Church in Odense. Continue to southeast Jutland to Vejle, the city at the head of Vejle Fjord, filled with charming side streets, courtyards and cozy cafes. Venture into the Vejle valley and see the Viking center of Jelling with its runic stones and museum. Take a look at an art project in a former gravel pit. Enjoy a scenic cruise on Velje Fjord through Lillebaelt to Kolding, a Danish seaport, for lunch.

Wednesday, July 31 - Friday, August 2  •  Kirkwall, ORKNEY ISLANDS

Fly by private plane to Aalborg for a look at the Viking burial site on Lindholm Hoje and a delightful local lunch. Continue to Kirkwall and learn about its heritage on a city tour. Spend your days touring the Orkneys, including the Standing Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar, Skara Brae, Yesnaby, Brough of Birsay, and Maeshowe – in the Heart of the Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. Take an excursion south to the southern isles and Scapa Flow, one of the world’s largest natural harbors. Visit the historic Highland Park Distillery for a tour and tasting.

Saturday, August 3 - Monday, August 5  •  SHETLAND ISLANDS / FAROE ISLANDS

Board the flight to Sumburgh, Shetland Islands to see the 4,000 year-old Jarlshof Archaeological site. After lunch, continue on the plane to Vagar in the Faroe Islands. The archipelago includes 18 islands connected by tunnels, ferries, causeways and bridges.  Tours include the capital of Tórshavn, including the old town of Tiganes and Skansin Fort. Drive to Toftir to understand the importance of sheep in this remote land. Visit the Viking ruins at Kvivik and take a boat tour along the coast lined with bird cliffs and grottoes.

Tuesday, August 6 - Friday, August 9  •  Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

Continue on the charter plane to Edinburgh and discover the city on an inspirational panoramic tour. Enjoy a fabulous performance of the world-famous Royal Military Tattoo. Walk the red carpet as you board the Royal Yacht Britannia for a private tour followed by tea and scones. Bid farewell to newfound friends as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home or onward destination.

Tuesday, August 6 - Friday, August 9  •  Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

Continue on the charter plane to Edinburgh and discover the city on an inspirational panoramic tour. Enjoy a fabulous performance of the world-famous Royal Military Tattoo. Walk the red carpet as you board the Royal Yacht Britannia for a private tour followed by tea and scones. Bid farewell to newfound friends as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home or onward destination.

Suggested post tour extensions include Belmond Royal Scotsman train and a golf package. Ask for details.

Hotel d'Angleterre  •  Copenhagen, DENMARK

A revitalized grand palace balancing legacy and style with intuitive and tailored services.

Munkebjerg Tree Top  •  Vejle, DENMARK

A beautiful location with fascinating views of Vejle Fjord.

Hotel Kirkwall  •  Kirkwall, ORKNEY ISLANDS

One of Orkney’s finest Victorian Buildings, perfectly situated within the historic town of Kirkwall.

Hotel Foroyar  •  Tórshavn, FAROE ISLANDS

A peaceful and stylish hotel that blends into the countryside with its natural grass roof.

Balmoral Hotel  •  Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

A historic building with world-class facilities at Edinburgh’s most prestigious address.

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