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Midnight Sun Marathon - 20 June 2020

Midnight Sun Marathon - 20 June 2020

Country Visited: Norway
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Experience

The northernmost AIMS certified Marathon, where runners from all over the world come to run in the Arctic city of Tromsø. Held during the longest day of Summer, the race course winds around the city with stunning snow-capped mountains on the backdrop & 24 hours daylight, which makes this a once in a lifetime experience! Start bright and late with sunlight at 8:30 p.m and expect to finish under the midnight sun! With the perfect balance of running one of the most beautiful courses and free time to explore the UNESCO heritage site in this picturesque Scandinavian country, this trip makes for an awe-inspiring running vacation!

 

 

Minimum Child Age

Children below 14 year(s) of age are not allowed for this trip.

Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1: Arrive - Bergen Open or Close

On arrival at Bergen, make your way from the airport to the hotel. You have the day free to spend the day at as you please.
Your centrally located hotel is an optimal base to explore the city, it is within walking distance from a large offering of museums, art galleries, cultural events and dining opportunities.
Meals: None

Day 2
Day 2: Bergen - Voss - Gudvangen - Flam - Myrdal - Oslo Open or Close

Today you enjoy a scenic train journey to Voss on the Bergen Railway. Travel through charming villages and stunning landscapes including a ride on the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva.
Experience a fjord cruise on the on the narrow Nærøyfjord – the narrowest and best known of the many arms of the Sognefjord. With its steep mountainsides, hanging valleys, towering peaks, snowfields, waterfalls and small hamlets, this fjord is perhaps the most outstanding natural attraction in Norway and also a UNESCO world heritage site.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3
Day 3: Oslo Open or Close

Get an early start and head out after breakfast to explore Oslo city on a hop-on hop-off bus. It’s the perfect way to discover Norway’s capital at your own pace. Here goes a selection of sights you cannot miss.
Visit the Viking Ship Museum; it’s famous for the Oseberg ship, excavated from the largest known ship burial in the world. Next up; soak up the culture and architecture at the Nobel Peace Centre, the Stenersen Museum, and the Oslo City Hall. Finish up at the Oslo Opera House -home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet.
You can also go further and take the tram to Ekeberg Sculpture Park, take a stroll while enjoying the 31 sculptures scattered about.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4
Day 4: Oslo - Tromsø Open or Close

Check out of your hotel in Oslo today and catch your flight to Tromsø – the location of the Midnight Sun Marathon!
Since this is the only day you have to pick up your kit, please ensure that you arrive early enough to visit the expo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5
Day 5: Race Day! Open or Close

Race Day is finally here!
Carbo-load with a hearty breakfast and get set the for world`s northernmost AIMS certified marathon staring at 20.30 hrs.
Run along the coast with snow-capped mountains in the backdrop, finish under the midnight sun, and join in the post-race revelry for a once in a lifetime experience.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6
Day 6: Depart - Tromsø Open or Close

Say good bye to Tromsø with a medal in the bag and an item checked off your bucket list or, do one better and extend your trip to explore the Scandinavian wonders for a few more days!
Meals: Breakfast

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Accommodation

Tromso - Comfort Hotel Xpress Tromsø or similar

Dates & Prices

3N/4D: 19 June - 22nd June

Twin Share Single Occupancy
36000 54000

 

All prices exclude GST 5%.
Payments through card attracts 2.75% surcharge.
Race entry is not included in the package. 

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 3N/4D hotel accommodation near the race starting point.
  • Tromso walking tour
  • Race entry (optional) 

Exclusions

  • The exact inclusions on your trip are detailed on every trip page.
  • Typically, the cost of flights, visas, passport, insurance is not included in the tour price unless stated otherwise.
  • Any meals not mentioned as included are at your own expense.
  • Single rooms, optional tours and extra nights cost extra.
  • Tips for drivers, guides and tour managers is not included in your tour price.
  • Arrival and departure transfers may or may not be included in your tour price – this is clearly stated on the trip page.
  • Excess baggage, porterage, laundry, phone calls, alcoholic beverages are considered personal expenses and not included in your tour price.
  • GST, VAT and other taxes as applicable in your country are additional to the tour price.

Terms & Conditions

A complete registration form with a non-refundable deposit of INR 20000 per person (for race participants) and INR 10000 per companion is needed to confirm your race participation and accommodation. Full payment is due before 30th March 2020.

Cancellation on or before the 30th February 2020 is subject to 100% cancellation.
 
Package excludes Internal flights from Oslo to Tromso and Race entry 
 

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