18 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

18 days in Lakeland & Lapland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Vuokatti
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Sibelius Hall and MyGoodKnife. Bring the kids along to Repovesi National Park and Lappeenranta Fortress. Change things up with these side-trips from Kouvola: Motorcycle Museum of Finland (in Lahti) and IsoKristiina (in Lappeenranta). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Kouvola day trip planning website.

New Delhi, India to Kouvola is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kouvola. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get colder in Kouvola: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lappeenranta, Lahti
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Step out of the city life by going to Rauhaniemi Beach and Hatanpaa Arboretum. Kids will enjoy Sarkanniemi Theme Park and Riihiniemen Uimaranta. Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto & Birthplace of Jean Sibelius). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, take in panoramic vistas at Nasinneula Tower, look for gifts at Keittioelamaa, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip builder app.

You can drive from Kouvola to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Tampere sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Vuokatti.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hameenlinna
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

1
day
Vuokatti

Vuokatti ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Vuokatinvaara, perfect your strike at Vuokatti Bowling, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vuokatti holiday planning app.

You can drive from Tampere to Vuokatti in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. May in Vuokatti sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Vuokatti

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Vuokatti Bowling ©
Vuokatti Bowling
Vuokatinvaara ©
Vuokatinvaara

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Plan my day in Pyhatunturi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Vuokatti to Pyhatunturi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. May in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Inari and Nature & Wildlife Tours. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's more to do: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In May in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Kids will enjoy Icekarting Levi and Kids' Land. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo, about 1h 5 min away.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi tour planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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