13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 3rd (Thu), hit the slopes at Ruka, stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Kuusamo is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kuusamo. Traveling from New Delhi in January, things will get colder in Kuusamo: highs are around -10°C and lows about -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder app .

Take a bus from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). On the 7th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi holiday planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Levi, with lows around -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Nature Trails
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

5
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.
Attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Rock Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, stroll through Sibelius Monument, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. You will leave for home on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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