12 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Saariselka & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saariselka
— 4 nights
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Bring the kids along to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Angry Birds Activity Park. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Juutua Nature Trail, &more). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Ruijanpolku Trail, get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka online tour itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Saariselka is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Saariselka. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in September: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

6
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip maker.

Fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Saariselka in October, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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