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If you are looking for Helsinki tour packages, Thrillophilia offers a range of choices that can please all kinds of travellers. Known for its innovative art scenes and architecture along with deep-rooted culture, Helsinki promises a fun-packed vacation. You can look forward to museum-hopping, outdoor adventures, and culinary delights here at this destination. 

You can explore heritage sites like Helsinki Cathedral and City Hall or take a guided walking tour to admire architectural marvels like Temppeliaukio Church and Katajanokka Helsinki. Take a break from city life on a day visit to Suomenlinna, an 18th-century sea fortress and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are hunting for modern and chic designs, head to the designer boutiques and malls for a shopping extravaganza. You can also enjoy walking tours in the National Museum of Finland and the Esplanade Park with Helsinki holiday packages. To unwind after a day of sightseeing, you can head to a Finnish Sauna for a rejuvenating steam bath. 

With our Finland packages, you can travel hassle-free as you do not need to worry about arranging accommodations, transfers, meals, local guides, and activities. If you wish to curate an itinerary as per your travel preferences, you can customize your package with our team of experts. Additionally, we offer 24*7 customer assistance and on-ground support to make your holiday memorable.

Venture on a vacation with Thrillophilia’s Helsinki Tour Packages to cherish many lasting memories with your loved ones. 

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Visa Requirement for Helsinki Trip

You can apply for a short-stay Schengen Visa with the Embassy of Finland to visit Helsinki. This visa can be applied at INR 7700 for a single entry and allows you to stay in Helsinki for a duration of up to 90 days. The visa has a validity of 6 months and it takes 10-15 working days to process your visa application. You can apply for the visa on the official website not more than 6 months before the date of your visit.

Apply for the visa after uploading all the essential documents. For this, you need to submit an original passport with 6 months validity, 2 recent passport-size photographs, a copy of flight tickets and hotel reservations, and travel insurance to apply for the visa. Other documents that need to be submitted include a personal cover letter and income tax returns for the last 3 years. After the application is submitted, you can schedule an appointment for a personal interview at the Embassy of Finland. 

Best Time for Helsinki Trip

Boasting many enchanting tourist attractions ranging from picturesque seaside harbours to art galleries, Helsinki is a year-round destination for all. You can plan the best time for Helsinki Vacation Packages according to your travel needs. 

1. Peak Season (June to August): Bask in the summer sunshine and enjoy outdoor activities like sightseeing and swimming in the peak tourist season in Helsinki. The temperature ranges between 20°C to 25°C during this time, and this offers the perfect time to enjoy walking tours of the city or discover attractions like Suomenlinna Fortress. The most popular cultural festival during this time is the Vappu, the Helsinki Festival. 

2. Shoulder Season (April, May, September and October): Avail good deals and offers on accommodation and flight rates during the shoulder season in Helsinki. The temperature remains between 10°C to 15°C and offers the best weather for hiking and picnicking. You can explore places like the National Museum of Finland, Esplanadi Park and the Natural History Museum. You can explore prominent eateries like Cafe Savoy or Boon Nam or celebrate the famous Lux Helsinki festival this season.  

3. Waning Season (November to February): The waning season is characterised by cold winters with temperatures ranging between -2°C to 3°C. This is the best time to plan your Helsinki trip without breaking the bank as you can find cheaper rates for travel arrangements. It is a good time to try winter sports like skating, skiing and ice hockey in addition to exploring art galleries like the Finnish National Gallery and Amox Rex. Make sure to see the Northern Lights or celebrate events like Finland’s Independence Day and Christmas in this season. 

How to Reach Helsinki

By Air: Taking a flight which is the best way to travel to Helsinki from India. There are direct flights flying daily from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi to Vaanta Airport in Helsinki. 

Direct Flights   

  • From Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
  • To Airport: Helsinki Vaanta Airport
  • Major Airlines: Finnair

Places to Visit on Helsinki Trip

Here are some of the best places to visit in Helsinki:

1. Suomenlinna Fortress

One of the largest sea fortresses in the entire world, this fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and dates back to the 18th century. One of the best places to visit in Helsinki, the Suomenlinna Fortress boasts many tunnels and ramparts that you can explore. There is also a museum here, where you get to learn more about the fort, its history, and its attractions. You can also check out a 250-ton Vesikko submarine here, which was used by the Finnish Navy from the late 1930s to the end of the Second World War.

2. Korkeasaari Zoo

This is the largest zoo in Finland and is located on Korkeasaari Island. Being one of the best places to visit in Finland with kids, the Korkeasaari Zoo is home to a wide array of flora and fauna. It is in this zoo where you can catch sight of some of the best wildlife species in the Arctic. You can also learn about the different plants and trees of the region in this zoo. Some of the common animals that you can see here include the Siberian Tiger, the Eurasian Brown Bear, and the Amur Leopard. The approximate entry fee for this zoo is €16 per adult and €8 per child.

3. Temppeliaukio Church

Also known as the Rock Church, the Temppeliaukio Church is one of the best places to visit to include in your Helsinki tour packages. Located towards the north of the Hietaniemi region along Fredrikinkatu, this church dates back to the late 1960s. It is said that the underground interior of the church was carved out of the ancient rocks of the Helsinki peninsula. One of the best attractions of the church is its circular dome, which is glazed and allows natural sunlight to enter the church. The church also has amazing acoustics, which is why it is also sometimes used as a concert hall. You will have to pay an entry fee of €8 per person.

4. Linnanmaki Amusement Park

If you are someone who wants to spend a day full of thrill and adventure, then the Linnanmaki Amusement Park is the best place to visit in Finland. In addition to numerous exciting rides like the freefall tower, carousel, and haunted house, the park also has many different food stalls where you can satiate your hunger and quench your thirst after a fun-filled day. The amusement park also has a Panorama Tower, which offers some of the most stunning views of the town.

5. Seurasaari Island

Situated towards the east of the center of Helsinki is Seurasaari Island. Linked to the mainland via a footbridge, the island is known for its open-air museum, where you get to see ancient houses, manors, farmsteads, and even a church from the late 1600s. All of these, along with other timber buildings, have been brought to the island from the different parts of Finland. The island served as an erstwhile residence for the Finnish in the bygone eras.

6. Kauppatori Market Square

Visit the Kauppatori Market Square with your Helsinki tour packages. Located in the harbor district of Helsinki, the market square is not just an important landmark but also serves as a major gathering point for locals as well as tourists. If you love shopping, then this is the best place to get your hands on local crafts, produce, fish, and other things. You can also indulge in fresh seafood cooked right on the boats of fishermen here. The market opens daily from 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

7. Helsinki Railway Station

Located in the heart of the city of Helsinki is the Helsinki Railway Station, also known as the largest railway station in all of Finland. Commonly known as Steissi, the station first opened in the year 1919 and is considered to be one of the prime examples of the art nouveau buildings of the country. Some of the best features of the station include its distinguished clock tower and the two pairs of statues of the Lantern Carriers on either side of the main entrance

8. Ateneum

This is the Finnish National Museum of Art, known all around the world for its impressive display of the finest art collection, historic works and contemporary art of Finland. Ateneum is home to works by A. Edelfelt, P. Halonen, and other famous Finnish artists. You can also view the Monk Reading by Rembrandt and Van Gogh’s Street in Auvers-sur-Oise here, in addition to over 600 other international works of art.

Things to Do on Helsinki Tour

Here are some of the best things to do in Helsinki:

1. Take a relaxing tour to Esplanade Park: Look for Helsinki packages which include a visit to the ‘Espa’, which is among the most popular parks in all of Finland. You will find interesting straight-lined alleys of trees and flowerbeds, which give this park the look of a hall. You will spot a number of statues, while you move your gaze around the park. During the summer, a number of concerts are also held at a stage in the park.

2. Plan half a day’s trip to the Nuuksio National Park: Helsinki tours are incomplete without a visit to this conifer and birch forest laden landscape. With 43 lakes, swamps, and rolling hills, there’s a good chance of spotting the Siberian flying squirrel while you are here. Walk up a trail or stay at a campsite through the ‘blue’ and ‘yellow’ routes and enjoy rock climbing and berry picking while you are at Nuuksio National Park.

3. Take a ferry ride to Suomenlinna: Taking one of Helsinki packages guarantees that you will get some of the most spectacular views. The 5-hour tour includes pickup from Helsinki and gives you a chance to explore the marvels and attractions of the city, including the Sibelius Monument. You can explore the islands on foot for a raw and authentic experience. Depending on your individual Helsinki tour packages, you may get to visit on a private tour or with a group.

4. Hike through the Sipoonkorpi National Park: Get an even higher dose of Finnish nature at the Sipoonkorpi National Park which can be reached by hiking from Helsinki in less than half a day if you plan to take a guided tour. However, the option of public transport is also available. It is easy to spot some barren hills, trees, and animals that are native to Southern Finland. Within the park, you will spot two distinct trails, which are yours to explore as per your liking.

5. Visit the Central Market: This market is among the most popular of all tourist destinations in Finland, which plays host to numerous events in the city all round the year and also brings together locals and tourists for trading. From local arts and crafts to Finnish souvenirs, do not leave without trying the famous Salmon soup with rye bread at this market. Besides, the market is also known for several theme-based occasions such as the Baltic Herring market. If you are near the central train station, the market is only at a walking distance of ten minutes.

6. Take a ride on the Helsinki trams: The tram system in Helsinki is among the oldest electric systems in the world. Line 2 of the tram system will give you a chance to view some of the main sites of the city. Even if it is not included in Helsinki tour packages, you can still find the time to take a ride between visits to different places.

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How much time does it take to get a visa to Helsinki?

Under normal circumstances, it could take up to 15 days to process your Visa to Helsinki but under rare conditions, the processing time could extend beyond 60 days as well, if deemed necessary by the authorities. A visa application can be made for a period of 6 months before you travel to Helsinki.

What is the cost of a tourist visa in Helsinki?

A tourist visa for up to one year can cost up to 98 Euros. If the visa is taken for a period of more than one year, then the fees can go up to 193 Euros.

Do Indian passport holders need a visa for Helsinki?

Yes, there is no option to avail a visa on arrival for Indians. This makes it necessary for them to get at least a short term visa, known as a Schengen Visa, which will be valid for a span of 90 days. Application for Visa must be made before entering Helsinki by Indians.

How much does it cost to tour Helsinki?

Helsinki tour packages can cost up to 112 Euros on average for one day. You could end up spending up to 30 Euros on food and 20 Euros on transportation every day while you are here. Depending on the type of accommodation which you prefer, a one week trip for two people may cost you around 1600 Euros.

What is the best month to see Northern Lights in Helsinki?

In Helsinki, you may be able to watch the notorious northern lights during the months of September to October and February to March. The duration between 9 in the night and 1 in the morning are the most ideal to spot the northern lights during this time.

How many days are enough in Helsinki?

If you want to explore Helsinki tours properly, then it is a good idea to book one for at least 3 days, which will give you the chance to visit some of the most prominent places in the city.

Can I see the northern lights in Helsinki?

It can be fairly difficult to spot the northern lights in Helsinki but there is some chance that you may spot them during the months of September to October and February to March.

What are the best adventure activities in Helsinki?

1. Canoeing: A serene canoeing trip to Hawk Lake is one of the best activities to indulge in your Helsinki tours. Surrounded by the forests of the Nuuksio National Park, explore the lake as you take in views of the verdant forested slopes and majestic rocks.

2. Hiking: Enjoy an adventurous hike within the slopes of the Nuuksio National Park, as you pass through various nature trails. Reach the viewpoint within the park to enjoy stunning views of the forests and the shores of Hawk Lake.

3. Scuba Diving: Experience a one-of-a-kind scuba diving adventure in the Aland Islands in Helsinki. One of the prime locations for underwater driving in the country, these groups of islands are great for exploring the identified shipwrecks and vibrant marine life.

4. Chase the Northern Lights: One of the best adventure activities to indulge in during your Helsinki tours, visit the Rovaniemi region in Helsinki to soak in some of the most spectacular views of the Aurora Borealis.

5. Sledging: Go on a thrilling sledge ride through the snowy landscapes of Helsinki in Lapland. You also get to choose between husky or reindeer sledges for a more unique experience.

How is the nightlife in Helsinki?

1. Enjoy rock music and cocktails at Bar Bäkkäri: A hub for rock music lovers, this bar boasts amazing music, weekend parties, karaoke and music-related night activities, along with delicious cocktails and snacks.

2. Stargaze at Suomenlinna Island: Head over to Suomenlinna Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best places in Helsinki to enjoy stargazing. You can also explore the island fortress or enjoy a late-night picnic here.

3. Enjoy an opera performance: Visit the Finnish National Opera House to enjoy an exciting and memorable opera performance or a stunning ballet show at night during your tour of Helsinki.

4. Go bar hopping in Kallio: Experience the bar scene of Helsinki in the bohemian district of Kallio, known for some of the best bars in the country. From live music, drinks and games to international DJs and parties, Kallio has it all.

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