10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
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

1
night
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 reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning tool .

Jaipur, India to Helsinki is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In August, Helsinki is cooler than Jaipur - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time 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), get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in August, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, then stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then head outdoors with Karhunkierros.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kuusamo road trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Kuusamo by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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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.
On the 20th (Mon), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island.

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Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Turku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

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

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Fuksinpuisto Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lehman, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotka road trip tool .

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kotka are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off 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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