10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Kotka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Jaipur

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip site.

Jaipur, India to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Jaipur to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Jaipur in August, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Stockmann Department Store ©
Stockmann Department Store

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 17th (Fri), tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inari trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in August; daily highs in Inari reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then get outside with Karhunkierros.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then kick back and relax at Vepsa Island.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku online route maker.

Getting from Kuusamo to Turku by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Turku are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kauppakeskus Mylly, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly

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nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 22nd (Wed), stroll around Fuksinpuisto Park, head off the coast to Lehman, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kotka trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kotka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Lehman ©
Lehman
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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