21 days in Kongas & Saariselka Itinerary

21 days in Kongas & Saariselka Itinerary

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21 days in Kongas & Saariselka Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Kongas
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 12 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Mumbai

6
nights
Kongas

Kongas ©
Visit Enontekio Church and Taatsin seita for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Yllas Ski Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, & more), Konijanka Petting Zoo (in Akaslompolo) and Enontekio (Jyppyra lookout & Pyhakero).

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kongas trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Kongas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In May, Kongas is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kongas

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Enontekio, Muonio, Akaslompolo, Taatsin seita, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

12
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lake Inari. Get some cultural insight at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Pyha-Nattanen Fell (in Sodankyla) and Inari (Inari Reindeerfarm, The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, & more). On the 12th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kongas to Saariselka in 3 hours. In May in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Pyha-Nattanen Fell, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort