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 Ruijanpolku Trail. 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. Next up on the itinerary: perfect your strike at Saariselka Bowling, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka trip builder website.

New Delhi, India to Saariselka is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in September; daily highs in Saariselka reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough 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: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). 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 °C and lows about °C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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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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