16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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16 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
6
Kuusamo
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki route maker app .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, then make a trip to Paateri, and then see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, then see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, and finally look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Koli National Park: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Koli
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 2nd (Wed), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally have fun at Action Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Saariselka takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Koli National Park in January, expect little chillier with lows of -20°C in Saariselka. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

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 in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Snow Village and Kid's Land. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stop by LAURI, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route planning app .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Visiting Hossa National Park and Kiutakongas Rapids will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Riisitunturi National Park and Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre. The adventure continues: stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by bus from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Kuusamo sees daily highs of -10°C and lows of -19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Riisitunturi National Park, Hossa National Park
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

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