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The Lakeland of Finland - 11 Days

Validity: Till 31st December 2024

Day 1: Helsinki

Arrive at Helsinki airport, private transfer to your hotel and check in. Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and great green parks. The city is laid back yet active in the number and quality of restaurants and nightclubs. In the evening, walk around Töölönlahti Bay in the heart of the city surrounded by beautiful parks.

Overnight.

Day 2: Helsinki - SIC City Tour

Breakfast. Take the SIC City Tour and see the main highlights include Helsingin Tuomiokirkko, Market Square, Temppeliaukio Church, Uspenskin Cathedral, Sibelius Park. The historic quarters between Market Square and Senate Square are home to numerous cafés and restaurants.

Overnight.

Day 3: Helsinki - Tallinn - Helsinki

Breakfast. Enjoy a day trip to Tallinn. Take the ferry to Tallinn and on your own wander around the romantic Old Town. Visit small boutiques, stop at one of the charming cafés or enjoy a pint in a beer cellar. Discover the new trendy districts like Kalamaja and Noblessner with interesting sights, shops and restaurants. In the evening, take the ferry back to Helsinki.

Overnight.

Day 4: Helsinki - Kuopio (day train)

Breakfast. Check out. Private transfer to station. Take a train to Kuopio (approx 4 hours) in the Lakeland region. Kuopio is a thriving, modern city, where science and technology blends into the verdant natural beauty of the local environment. Arrive and check in at your hotel.

Kuopio’s surrounding area is rich in natural beauty, flora and fauna. Visit the town centre’s vibrant open marketplace surrounded by modern shopping outlets, malls and the delightful Kuopion Kauppahalli (Market Hall).

Overnight.

Day 5: Kuopio

After breakfast, visit Kuopio Town Hall, Kuopio Cathedral and Männistö Church. In the afternoon visit the famous landmark of Kuopio - Puijo Peak. The ridge of Puijo is among a popular recreation area. The peak has an observation tower.

Overnight.

Day 6: Kuopio - Kajaani (day train)

Breakfast. Check out. Private transfer to station. Take the train to Kajaani (approx 2 hours), further in the Lakeland region. On arrival, private transfer to station. Arrive, private transfer to your hotel and check in. This picturesque town lies on the Oulujoki river and is famed for its fishing. The surrounding region includes the nature protection area Talaskangas and the Otanmäki Bird Basin. Explore on your own the oldest building in the centre of the town - the Town Hall, where you will find the Kajaani Art Museum. Return to hotel.

Overnight.

Day 7: Kajaani

Breakfast. Continue exploring the city on your own: the old tar channel, the gatekeeper’s house and the Jaeger monument. Visit the old library now an arts & crafts centre and Taito Shop Kainuun Pirtti. Find the ruins of famous Kajaani Castle and visit The Evangelic-Lutheran church. Be charmed by the famous wooden church in Paltaniemi.

Overnight.

Day 8: Kajaani - Rovaniemi (day train) - Midnight Sun Picnic

Breakfast. Check out. Private transfer to station. Take a train to Rovaniemi (approx 5.30 hrs), in the Arctic region. Arrive, seat in coach transfer to your hotel and check in. Rovaniemi is the official hometown of Santa Claus.

This evening, experience the midnight sun arctic picnic. The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon in the summer months north of the Arctic Circle when the sun remains visible at the local midnight. The tour takes you to the top of the Santavaara Hill.

Overnight.

Day 9: Rovaniemi - Visit to Santa’s Village

Breakfast. Visit the most exciting, popular destination in Finnish Lapland, in the Arctic Circle, north of Rovaniemi. Explore Santa Claus Village with a lot of Christmas and Lappish products to take home, greet Santa Claus in his office! Join the elves working in Santa's post office, send postcards to all your friends with a special stamp on them.

Overnight.

Day 10: Rovaniemi - Visit Reindeer Farm & Husky Park

Breakfast. At the reindeer farm learn about the traditions of reindeer herding and feeding. Then, drive to meet Siberian huskies and learn from the guides at the Husky farm how they take care of the huskies, start preparing them for winter and how they live here.

Overnight.

Day 11: Rovaniemi

After breakfast, check out. Private transfer to the airport for your next flight.

End of Tour.

Validity: Till 31st December 2024

Tour Price Per Person

Hotel Category Adult Double/
Twin Sharing
From
Adult Triple Sharing
From
Child with Bed
below 15 years
From
Child with Bed
below 7 years
From
3 Star Rs. 2,04,999 Rs. 1,73,999 Rs. 1,22,999 Rs. 81,999
4 Star Rs. 2,55,999 Rs. 2,17,999 Rs. 1,53,999 Rs. 1,01,999
5 Star Rs. 2,93,999 Rs. 2,49,999 Rs. 1,76,999 Rs. 1,17,999

Price Includes:

  • 10 nights at selected category of hotel in standard rooms.
  • Private airport / pier / station transfers as per the program.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • SIC city sightseeing at Helsinki.
  • SIC activities with transfers in Rovaniemi as per the program.
  • Day cruise, standard seating, Helsinki - Tallinn - Helsinki.
  • Activities: Midnight sun picnic.
  • Train tickets, standard seating: Helsinki - Kuopio, Kuopio - Kajaani, Kajaani - Rovaniemi.

Price Excludes:

  • Air tickets.
  • Visa Fees.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary or any personal expenses.
  • Tips to driver and guide which are highly appreciated.
  • Prices are subject to change due to fluctuation of exchange rates or other unexpected reasons and are subject to room availability at the time of booking.
  • Beverage during included meals.
  • Gratuities.
  • Guaranteed early check- in/late check - out charges.

Note:

  • Booking will be subject to availability of space/rooms at the time of booking. Alternatives will be provided if units suggested are not available. You will be advised of any supplementary charges.
  • Prices are subject to change without any prior notice.
  • Please check for Covid related regulations/guidelines before departure for both entry and exit countries.
  • Taxes as applicable.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.

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