Finland : Helsinki >> Yllas >> Rovaniemi - 16th Dec'22 - 26th Dec'22 
Sep'22 to Dec'22

Helsinki 2 night >> Yllas 4 nights >> Rovaniemi 4 Nights >> Helsinki 

 

  • Backpacking trip - you travel with a budget,  stay in backpack hostels with other travelers coming from different countries, you explore the culture of the different country, explore the city - either by walk or by local transport, try the different local cuisine, enjoy the nightlife.

  • Hostels - Where you stay are a very social hostel, so it's not only about meeting people from India but also people from the rest of the world.

  • Trip Description - Travel + Meet new people + See city like a tourist + Socialize + Explore + Eat + Walk + Dance + Drink + Enjoy 

  • Couples/Sole Female travelers are welcome but keep note you would be staying in backpack hostels where you would be staying in mixed dorms of either 6/8/10 beds shared by both males and females. Hostels have common bathrooms as well. 

  • Solo female travelers - please let us know at the time of booking if you want to stay in an only Female dorm.

  • Trip cost -  148,000 INR Inclusive of GST for Solo, 2 travelers booking together - 112,000 INR per person Inclusive of GST

  • Minimum group size: 12, Max group size: 14 

  • The trip can be customized as per your dates, and budget. Please reach out on the email or number mentioned.

  • For itinerary queries please contact naman.mayoite@traveltodiscover.co or call at 9741000732.

Utsjoki -II
Helsinki Winters
Rock Church , Helsinki
Pori
Rovaniemi
Lapland
Utsjoki -I
Utsjoki Winter Night

Trip Itinerary

 

Memories of Last Northern Lights - Dec 2016 - LINK 

 

Memories of Last Northern Lights - Dec 2017 - LINK  

 

Memories of Last Northern Lights - Dec 2018 - LINK1  LINK 2 

 

  • The trip starts in Helsinki. All travelers have to reach Helsinki by afternoon or evening.

  • The meeting point for all is the Hostel.

Day 1: The trip starts in Helsinki 

  • The meeting point for all the travelers is the Helsinki Backpack hostel. You need to reach Helsinki by 16th Dec afternoon or evening.

  • Stay In Backpack Hostel - The hostel would be centrally located and would be close to all the places we would be exploring. The capital city has a lot to offer.

  • Explore the main street Aleksanterinkatu

  • Evening - head to the center to the good local bar and enjoy our Friday night with some beers and get to know this city more.

  • The night is all yours.

Day 2: Helsinki

  • We know Finns are coffee lovers - Breakfast and ...

  • Let's do a little sightseeing - for all art and architecture lovers - the Kiasma museum is great

  • We explore one of the most beautiful churches in Helsinki - not to be missed - Temppeliauko Church or known as Rock Church

  • For food /Lunch, we head to the Kallio district 

  • Later we explore some beautiful streets of Finland and try to get our hands on some good stuff all depending on your taste.

  • Evening we chill at Old market square and enjoy more of this beautiful city

  • Drinks and food

  • The night is all yours

Day 3: Helsinki - It's a free Day

  • Breakfast at the Market square. You can make your plans for the day.

  • You can take a ferry and head to the UNESCO World Heritage site - Suomenlinna or do a day trip to Porvoo - 2nd oldest city in Finland. 

  • Evening we meet for some Sauna experience which is a must when in Finland

  • The night is all yours, and if you have nothing to do please head to A21 decades bar to try some cool drinks. 

Day 4,5,6,7: Yllas - Lapland 

  • Head to the airport and then an onward flight to Yllas 

  • Reach by afternoon

  • Check in into a very beautiful hostel which is right in the middle of nature

  • Leisure time 

  • Evening head out for a self Northern light chase tour  - optional activity 

  • You can also try cross country Skiing

  • Get to know the basics of Skiing as it has a ski resort, go for Cross-country skiing 

  • Fat biking and exploring on your own or Go for husky rides 

  • Enjoy Sauna at stay / Relax in the middle of nature 

  • Visit the beautiful village of Äkäslompolo 

  • Free Days to relax in nature

 

Day 8: Rovaniemi - Lapland - Time to Visit Santa Claus - Arctic Circle Northern Light Belt

Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland, is home to an eclectic – and unusual – an array of museums

  • Stay In Backpack Hostel - The hostel would be centrally located and would be close to all the places we would be exploring.

  • After settling in we admire the ätkänkynttilä, Finland’s oldest cable-stayed bridge made in 1989 and crosses Finland’s longest river, Ounasjoki, which runs for 299.6 kilometers. At the night is more beautiful.

  • Evening we explore some Christmas markets and enjoy the night. 

  • Visit the Santa Claus for the evening Christmas event

Day 9 : Rovaniemi - Lapland - Santa Claus Village 

  • Today, without wasting time we head to meet Santa Claus and pay him regards and in return take our Christmas gifts.

  • Enjoy Christmas with the rest of the city, head for evening mass, and then Dinner.

Day 10 : Rovaniemi - Lapland 

  • Merry Christmas, Morning prayers

  •  We enjoy local activities with locals of Lapland. 

  • Evening we head out for some more Northern Lights 

Day 11 : Rovaniemi - Lapland 

  • After Breakfast, we head to another great museum The Rovaniemi Art Museum - the northernmost museum in Europe with lots to see and learn. 

  • Today, in the afternoon you are free to explore this beautiful city by yourself or head to Ranua Zoo or go for like snowmobiling, husky ride, or Sauna experience

  • Evening we party. 

  • Early morning leave for Helsinki.

Day 12: Head home trip gets over here - A tuff Goodbye or let us know we will help you in planning your travel in Europe.

Inclusions: 

  • Guidebook Finland

  • All Stay at backpack hostels

  • Breakfast included in Helsinki hostel, Basic breakfast in Yllas 

  • Mixed dorm in Helsinki 

  • Private room in Yllas & Rovaniemi

  • Flight from Helsinki to Yllas with checked baggage

  • Bus transfer from Yllas airport to Rovaniemi

  • Train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki

  • Northern Light chase tour in Rovaniemi

  • Assistance with the visa for full documentation

Exclusions:

  • Flights from India to Finland both way

  • Travel Insurance

  • Visa fees

  • Breakfast in Rovaniemi 

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times 

  • Anything not mentioned 

  • Internal travel in the city and transfers from stations and airports 

  • Due to bad weather - if any route changes or plan changes -- the extra cost would be incurred individually *

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Terms & Conditions

 

  • You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other cultures.

  •  If you are caught doing anything illegal you would be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions told by the trip leader at all times.

  • When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.

  • You have to abide by all the rules and regulations of another country.

  • You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.

  • We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared.(like flight delays etc)

  • No refund in case of cancellation of flights or interconnecting flights/trains.

  • We would be staying in a backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself

Let's Go Somewhere-----Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost-----To Travel Is To Live ~

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