8 days in Koli National Park, Kuusamo & Ahtari Itinerary

8 days in Koli National Park, Kuusamo & Ahtari Itinerary

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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Ahtari
— 3 nights

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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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ukko-Koli Hill, explore the activities along Pielinen, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park road trip app.

Helsinki to Koli National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Koli Nature Centre Ukko
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids, then head outdoors with Karhunkierros, and then identify plant and animal life at The Predator Center in Kuusamo.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo trip site.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will leave for Ahtari on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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Ahtari

Ahtari ©
Ähtäri is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Southern Ostrobothnia region. Explore Ahtari's surroundings by going to Virrat (Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas & Killinkoski Church), Mantta-Vilppula (Serlachius Museum Gustaf, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, &more) and JM-Rally Parc Ferme (in Toysa). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ahtari Zoo and buy something for everyone on your list at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ahtari online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Ahtari in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ahtari

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Virrat, Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, JM-Rally Parc Ferme
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen ©
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen

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