15-AUG TO 25-AUG, 2019

Finnish Odyssey

Dates:

15-Aug to 25-Aug, 2019

Mode:

Self drive 4×4 Nissan X-trail or similar SUV

Max no. of participants:

12

Nature of drive:

Easy paced drive through pretty landscape, luxurious/comfortable stays

Difficulty Level:

Level 1, Beginner

Total Distance:

 2000 kms

OVERLAND DRIVE ACROSS FINLAND

Explore Finland by road – a leisurely and relaxed self-drive itinerary that encapsulates history, culture, natural beauty, diversity of terrain and most importantly lets you cross the Arctic circle! Set in Santa land, where Santa Claus supposedly hails from, this happy country offers a diversity of things to see, do and experience.

The idea is to be able to travel as a family (preferably with kids) on this easy paced drive that stops at quaint towns with comfortable if not luxurious accommodation. Join us as we drive out to explore this country by road. The journey will not only expose you to different experiences but will also help you evolve your lens for life as you meet, greet and mingle with the Finnish people. May be some lessons on how to stay happy!

Explore Finland by road – a leisurely and relaxed self-drive itinerary that encapsulates history, culture, natural beauty, diversity of terrain and most importantly lets you cross the Arctic circle! Set in Santa land, where Santa Claus supposedly hails from, this happy country offers a diversity of things to see, do and experience.

The idea is to be able to travel as a family (preferably with kids) on this easy paced drive that stops at quaint towns with comfortable if not luxurious accommodation. Join us as we drive out to explore this country by road. The journey will not only expose you to different experiences but will also help you evolve your lens for life as you meet, greet and mingle with the Finnish people. May be some lessons on how to stay happy!

  • Helinski – grand architecture with incredible historic significance
  • Old Porvoo town – which is full of history – maintaining a delicate balance between people, heritage and unique landscape
  • Savonlinna – a small Finnish town; Olavinlinna castle
  • Kvarken Archipelago – where moraine from the last Ice Age still rises from the sea
  • Lapland – Santa’s official residence
  • Northern Lights – if you are lucky!
  • Arctic circle – chance to cross the Arctic circle ahead of Rovaniemi
  • Reindeer and husky farms
  • Snowboarding and husky driven sledge tours (dependent on seasonal snowfall)
  • Kajaani – a picturesque town by the Oulujoki river; the castle is quaint and pretty
  • Lake Ruuhjaarvi – known for natural beauty and its bird diversity
  • Kemi – snow castle and hotel; option to stay in the snow castle hotel overnight
  • Old town of Kalajoki and its fishing museum
  • Serene seaside in Pori
  • Hospitable, friendly and cheerful people – Finland is the happiest country in the world!
  • Large tracts of wilderness, undisturbed spruce forests, quaint log cabin
  • Culture of the nordic tribes
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Cost per head: Rs. 1,90,000/-

Includes:

  • On road navigation, leadership & guidance
  • Comfortable medium sized all wheel drive (AWD) SUV -Nissan X-trail or similar – one vehicle will be shared by max of 4 participants.
  • All fuel expenses for the drive
  • On road minor repair and recovery
  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • All accommodation as is available enroute on twin sharing basis – in comfortable and sometimes even luxurious hotels
  • Food – 3 meals everyday – as is locally available except as specified in exclusions
  • Airport transfers
  • Comprehensive car insurance
  • Emergency snack kit for each vehicle
  • Emergency Medical First Response through a certified EMT
  • Merchandise – as applicable

 

Excludes:

  • 5% GST
  • All government taxes.
  • Flight tickets from your city to drive start point and back
  • Dinner on day 5,9,10 (we urge you to explore the cities and its cuisine)
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks during trip
  • Medical, luggage and travel insurance
  • Personal expenses if any
  • Any special meals which you may choose to have
  • Medical expenses if they arise
  • Activities which you may want to undertake in different destinations
  • Visa fees
  • Others not mentioned above in the ‘fee includes’ section

Please Note – The cost has been calculated keeping a group size of 10 in mind, any fluctuation in actual number of participants may impact the cost per person.

Booking

  • This is an easy paced drive – ideal for families and kids. On this drive, we have a total of 3 vehicles for participants and 12 seats.
  • Participation will be on first come first serve basis only. Your participation will get confirmed only when you pay us an advance.
  • Book before 30th April 2019 to avail an early bird discount of Rs. 20,000/-.
  • As on 27th March, the lowest airfare Delhi – Helsinki – Delhi was Rs. 41,000/-.
  • Airfares are bound to fluctuate. Hence you must book as soon as you have completed the booking with us.

 

Cancellation:

Any cancellation from side of participant due to any reason:

  • 30 or less than 30 days prior to start of event – no refund
  • 31 – 60 days prior to start of event – 75% refund
  • More than 60 days prior to start of event – 90% refund

In the eventuality of WBB having to cancel the trip at any point due to unforeseen circumstances beyond their control, the cancellation will be as follows:

  • 45 or less from start of event: 90% refund
  • Greater than 45 days – full refund

For any further details:

  • Please call or WhatsApp +91 9717002058
  • Email: info@wanderbeyondboundaries.com

BOOK YOUR PLACE

To reserve a spot for yourself, please pay a refundable advance of 20%

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