7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  21​h
1
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Indianapolis

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Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 12th (Tue), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto holiday maker website .

Indianapolis, USA to Luosto is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Indianapolis in March: highs in Luosto hover around 30°F, while lows dip to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

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night
Akaslompolo

On the 13th (Wed), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo day trip website .

Drive from Luosto to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 31°F, while at night they dip to 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In March, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 37°F and lows of 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Spas
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
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