7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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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: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning website .

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in March, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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