From  £1445
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend two days exploring Finland's exciting capital
  • Embark on a bear watching excursion
  • Go on an exhilarating husky safari by cart on wheels
  • Enjoy a relaxing hike through the Lappish wilderness
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Finnish Wilderness Adventure

8 Day Tour, from £1445 per person

Experience Finland in Summer on this trip combining city life and pristine nature. Start off in the charming Finnish Capital Helsinki, exploring its most interesting sights or perhaps enjoying a drink at one of Helsinki’s numerous bars and bustling night cafés. Board a train north to Vuokatti and experience the wonder of train travel through Finland, with stunning landscapes rolling past your window. In Vuokatti, discover the Lappish wilderness. Enjoy a relaxing hike through the forest, spot brown bears and set off on a exhilarating husky safari by cart on wheels.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO HELSINKI
FLY TO HELSINKI

Fly to Helsinki and transfer on your own to the Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki for 2 nights.

Accommodation
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
DAY 2
VISIT HELSINKI AT LEISURE
VISIT HELSINKI AT LEISURE

Spend the day exploring Helsinki. The Finnish capital is simply bursting with culture and activities sure to keep you busy. By day, why not admire Helsinki’s mix of history and forward-thinking, with grand classical architecture reflecting the city’s past and innovative, modern buildings showing that it always has one eye to the future. By night, we recommend a visit the opera or a drink at one of Helsinki’s numerous bars and bustling night cafés. (B)

Accommodation
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
DAY 3
HELSINKI TO KAJAANI BY TRAIN
HELSINKI TO KAJAANI BY TRAIN

Today transfer from Helsinki central station to Kajaani. On arrival, transfer from Kajaani railway station to the Hotel Vuokatti & Suites on your own and check in for 5 nights. (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
DAY 4
HIKING TOUR
HIKING TOUR

In the morning, enjoy a relaxing hiking tour through the scenic route across the hills. Walk though the Lappish forest, see beautiful lakes and learn more about Vuokatti region from your guide. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Ask one of our Finland specialist to book an optional activity. (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
DAY 5
BEAR WATCHING
BEAR WATCHING

Spend the morning relaxing at your hotel and in the afternoon embark on a bear watching excursion. Transfer from your hotel to a wooden hide within the forest, where you can safely wait for the appearance of bears. There is one seat for everyone with a camera hole and the hide has a dry toilet. Packed picnic food* is provided for the evening. (B,D*)

 

 

Accommodation
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
DAY 6
HUSKY SAFARI BY CART ON WHEELS
HUSKY SAFARI BY CART ON WHEELS

Transfer to the Husky Centre and experience dog sledding in summer. Learn more about huskies from your guide and embark on a 1.5Km ride on a specially adapted cart on wheels pulled by huskies. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
DAY 7
FREE DAY IN VUOKATTI
FREE DAY IN VUOKATTI

After breakfast, you have a free day to spend either relaxing and appreciating the scenic countryside or choosing to partake in some optional excursions. Perhaps opt to embark on another husky safari or simply relax and enjoy the Lappish nature.  (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

Transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1445 per person

Price Includes

  • Direct international flight from London Heathrow to Helsinki in economy class
  • International flight from Kajaani to London Heathrow in economy class (via Helsinki)
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • Train transfer from Helsinki to Kajaani
  • Accommodation at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki in Helsinki
  • Accommodation at Hotel Vuokatti & Suites in Vuokatti
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Excursions as specified on itinerary

Price Excludes

  • Transfer from Helsinki airport to Original Sokos Hotel
  • Transfer from Original Sokos Hotel to Helsinki Central Station
  • Transfer from Kajaain railway station to Hotel Vuokatti & Suites

     

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

Please note that this tour is also offered with Helsinki-Kajaani transfer by plane.


Tour Route Map


  1. Finland, Helsinki
  2. Finland, Vuokatti

Tour Accommodation

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki is a friendly and relaxed 4-star hotel located in the centre of Helsinki, just a few steps from Market Square, Esplanadi and the Central......
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
Hotel Vuokatti & Suites This idyllic hotel is located by Lake Nuas in the village of Vuokatti, some 40 minute drive from Kajaanu Airport. Choose to stay in the hotel room or the more recently added......

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