8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Drive:  20 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h
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.
On the 25th (Sat), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Levi is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Ahmedabad in May, with highs in Levi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Tours Trails
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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, then trek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo journey website.

You can fly from Levi to Kuusamo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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 ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuusamo to Koli National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Kuusamo in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Koli National Park, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can 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.
On the 29th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island, then hike along Malonsaari, then head outdoors with Atreenalin Seikkailupuistot, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Imatra using our trip planner.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Imatra in 3.5 hours. May in Imatra sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Imatra

Outdoors Nature Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then get your game on at True VR, then don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Imatra to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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