7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Mumbai

1
night
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 18th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

3
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.
Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in March: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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