8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 day
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Imatra
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

1
day
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Levi trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Levi is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in May; daily highs in Levi reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 26th (Sun), stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and finally explore and take pictures at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Ruka.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Kuusamo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): hike along Akka-Koli Hill, then hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. While traveling from Kuusamo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Koli National Park, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Imatra.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
Imatra

Imatra ©
Although predominately an industrial town, Imatra boasts a long and impressive history of tourism, largely owing to its fierce rapids, considered to have been Finland's first ever tourist attraction.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malonsaari, then head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Imatra road trip tool .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Imatra can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Malonsaari ©
Malonsaari
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, have some family-friendly fun at True VR, then shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planner .

Take a train from Imatra to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Room Escape Games
True VR ©
True VR

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