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Finland : Helsinki >> Rovaniemi >> Ivalo >> Helsinki >> Dates - 20th Sep'24 - 28th Sep'24 

Helsinki 2 night >> Rovaniemi 4 Nights >> Ivalo 2 nights >> Helsinki 1  

 

  • Trip description - You travel with a budget,  stay in backpack hostels with other travelers coming from different countries, explore the culture of the different country, explore the city - either by walking or by local transport, try the different local cuisine, and enjoy the nightlife.

  • Hostels - You stay in mixed dorms that have shared toilets and common places to meet other travelers, so it's not only about meeting people from India but also people from the rest of the world.

  • Couples / Sole Female travelers' stay can be customized to private rooms in hotels, female dorms, or private rooms in hostels 

  • Trip cost -  105,000 INR Inclusive of GST + 5% TCS 

  • Minimum group size: NA Max group size: 10

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

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

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

Trip Itinerary

 

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

  • The meeting point for all is Hostel.

 

Day 1: The trip starts in Helsinki 

 

  • You need to reach Helsinki by afternoon or evening.

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

  • You are heading to Finland's capital so start your travel by visiting the  - Aleksanterinkatu – one of the main streets of the city.

  • Visit the Helsinki Cathedral 

  • Enjoy the cafe culture and nightlife of this city.

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

 

Day 2: Helsinki 

 

  • Start your day with Breakfast at the hotel 

  • Check out - drop bags at the train station lockers and head out for a day trip to Suomenlinna island

  •  Take a ferry and head to the UNESCO World Heritage site - Suomenlinna 

  • After returning in the evening and head for a Free walking tour of the city and get to know this city.

  • Relax till evening and then head for a great Sauna experience which is a must when in Finland

  • Late night after a sauna experience - head to the train station and board your overnight train to Rovaniemi

 

Day 3: 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 – array of museums

  • Reach in morning 

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

  • After settling in start exploring the beautiful Rovaniemi town. Make yourself comfortable - relax and enjoy the very first day at leisure.

  • Visit the local markets and try some local Finnish Lapland food.

 

Day 4: Rovaniemi - Lapland 

 

  • Today, after breakfast head for a tour of the Santa Claus village where you visit and meet Santa Claus in person

  • Explore the whole village till Lunch and then return by late afternoon and get ready for your Northern light tour in the evening.

  • In the evening you all head out for a guided tour of Northern Lights Chase - Bonfire + Cookies + Hot tea and another guidance from a very professional photographer

 

Day 5: Ivalo  

 

  • After an early breakfast catch the bus from Rovaniemi to Ivalo and head up to North Finland 

  • Reach by afternoon 

  • Lunch in the center

  • Check-in: explore Ivalo 

  • In the evening head for a self-guided Northern light chase tour

 

Day 6: Ivalo 

 

  • After breakfast  explore the city and local market 

  • Relax in your Sauna in an apartment 

  • Enjoy the night with celebrations at a local bar and bid goodbye to the North of Finland

 

Day 7: Rovaniemi - Lapland 

 

  • Take a slow day, and explore this beautiful city - visit all three museums of Lapland which gives you great insight into Polar life and Northern lights as well. 

  • Explore the art and crafts museum and also the design side of Finnish culture 

  • In the afternoon - head for a snowmobile tour - optional activity 

  • Or head for a self-spotting Northern light tour in the city's hidden spots 

  • Enjoy the nightlife of this incredible city

 

Day 8: Rovaniemi - Lapland 

 

  • After Breakfast, get to know the wildlife of the Polar region and head for a day to Ranua wildlife park for spotting some Polar Bears. A must-visit experience 

  • Last evening - relax and unwind - if willing then head for a Finnish Sauna experience in deep woods ( Can be arranged - expect around 180 Eur per person ) - a great way to end your trip.

 

Day 9: Helsinki

 

  • After breakfast - Catch a morning train from Rovaniemi to Helsinki and reach by afternoon​​​​

 

The trip ends at the airport, you can stay and enjoy the capital city or can head back to India.

 

Inclusions: Apart from Lots of Happy moments + Photographs + Smiles we will share + Jokes we will make + New Friendships + Journey

 

  • Stay in a backpack hostel in Helsinki breakfast is not included

  • Train from Helsinki Rovaniemi in the sleeper berth in a male/female compartment

  • Stay in Rovaniemi in a great boutique hostel - Female Dorms or Mixed Dorms breakfast is not included

  • Northern Light tour for 1 night in Rovaniemi - With Chase, Campfire 

  • Rovaniemi to Ivalo bus transfer to and fro

  • 2-night stay in Ivalo in a Single room  

  • Return train from Rovaniemi to Ivalo 

 

Exclusions:

 

  • Flights from India to Finland both ways

  • Travel Insurance

  • Visa fees 

  • Large Glass Igloo stay with Breakfast and Dinner included for 1 night in Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (A very famous Igloo resort ) and 1-night stay in Apartment two bedroom - with Sauna 

  • OR Stay in the Small cabin in East village with Breakfast and Dinner included for 1 night in Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (A very famous Igloo resort ) and a 1-night stay in an Apartment two bedroo

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times 

  • Anything not mentioned 

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

 

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 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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