9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Ullanlinna. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning site.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in February, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Saariselka, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 1st (Fri), get outside with Seven Fells Up and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo day trip app.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
night
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 2nd (Sat), view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi holiday builder website.

Take a bus from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Museums
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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