9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  10 h
1
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + 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 ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, and then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Koli National Park attractions planner.

New Delhi, India to Koli National Park is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Koli National Park. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Koli National Park hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough 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 look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo journey website.

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Akaslompolo with the Route module. In May, Akaslompolo is slightly colder than Koli National Park - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

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 is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
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 look for all kinds of wild species at 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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

You can 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'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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