12 days in Rovaniemi, Akaslompolo & Saariselka Itinerary

12 days in Rovaniemi, Akaslompolo & Saariselka Itinerary

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12 days in Rovaniemi, Akaslompolo & Saariselka Itinerary

Pune
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  18​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Saariselka
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Pune

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

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Pune, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pune to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

3
days
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore Akaslompolo's surroundings by going to Levi (Levi Ski Resort, Ice Karting Levi, & more) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

Side Trips

Levi, Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

5
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, Siida, & more). On the 21st (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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You can drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

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Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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