9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
train:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, explore the activities along Pielinen, and then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip itinerary builder site .

New Delhi, India to Koli National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Koli National Park is minus 3 hours. In May, Koli National Park is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

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
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 28th (Tue), hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Konijanka Petting Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planner .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Akaslompolo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Koli National Park in May, things will get little chillier in Akaslompolo: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Inari visit app .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the views from Raippaluodon Silta and then stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

Find out how to plan Vaasa trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Inari to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Inari, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vaasa, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Raippaluodon Silta ©
Raippaluodon Silta

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.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary planner .

Fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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