Why should I pay for Masuni's service?
We know the city better than most. Why? Because Helsinki is our job. Kathrin and Ansgar are Helsinki lifestyle bloggers. They write avidly about what Helsinki has to offer. Mikko was the Yelp.com manager in Helsinki with over 400 restaurant reviews (and counting) under his belt. Kathrin also works as a Helsinki tour guide. Between the three of us we know everything there is to know about the city, including hidden gems you’ll want to experience. Not to mention dull attractions and overrated restaurants not worth the visit. Avoid the hassle of traveling to an unknown city and let us local pro’s take you on this epic journey.
Why should I travel to Helsinki?
Helsinki is where East meets West. It’s a mix of Scandinavian and Russian culture. There is no other place like it. The city is surrounded by lush nature and a beautiful archipelago. Helsinki’s restaurant and nightlife is going strong, offering lots of variety and true innovation. And on the subject of innovation and creativity, this is a true hot spot for contemporary art, design decor & furniture. Finns drink the most coffee in the world, so you’ll find cafes at every corner and yes we do take our coffee very seriously here. Last but not least, Helsinki is one of the safest places to travel to, everyone speaks English, the city offers free wifi, the currency is the Euro and 99% of businesses accept credit cards.
Can the experience be in different languages?
Yes. In addition to English, we also speak fluent German, Swedish and Finnish. So take your pick.
What is your cancellation policy?
Your booking is 100% refundable, if you cancel it at least 14 days prior to the date of your arrival. If you within the 14 days you will still get a 80% refund.
What if I have dietary restrictions?
Let us know if you have special diets and food allergies. We will make certain they are taken into account. Meal options can always be optimized to your liking, but it is best to let us know in advance when you make your reservation.
How much does your service cost and what does it include?
The 3-day package is 1500 euros including taxes. It includes accommodation in one of Helsinki’s best hotels, all meals at the top-notch restaurants you will dine at as well as all the activities that you will take part in during the experience. Transportation in Helsinki is also included in the price.
Is the service always the same?
Helsinki has four very distinct seasons that vary heavily not only in weather, but also in what restaurants serve during that season of the year. This is why the experience will change accordingly so that you get the most authentic and fulfilling experience possible.
What is the weather like?
Temperatures will range from -20 to +30 degrees Celsius, depending on when you visit. Extreme cold is uncommon in Southern Finland during winter. Average temperatures will range from -5 to +5. Snowfall varies annually and is impossible to predict. The snowiest time is usually January and February, but first snow can also come as early as November. It is worth mentioning that Finnish winters are very dark, with only a few hours of sunlight, while Summers are the exact opposite with the sun going down at 11pm and rising at 3am. Finnish Summer is warmest during July when average temperatures are around the +20 degree mark. Summer weather usually ends before the end of August, but exceptions have been known to happen. Rain in not uncommon in Southern Finland, especially during the Fall months of September, October and November. Rainstorms are however very rare and much milder compared to other parts of the world.
How do I get to Helsinki?
Helsinki has a highly renowned international Airport. It is located 20 km from downtown Helsinki in the city of Vantaa. It’s a 30-minute drive, +/- 10 minutes depending on the traffic. Most airlines fly to Helsinki airport. You can find more information on the airport’s webpage.
Helsinki has also great ferry connections to and from Sweden, Estonia and Germany. Tallink Silja, Viking Line and Eckerö Line are the most known vessel operator.