13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
New Delhi

4
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Sampo Icebreaker in Kemi--about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning app .

New Delhi, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

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Sampo Icebreaker
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 25th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Luosto is slightly colder at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Luosto to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
day
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 27th (Thu), don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally have fun at Kid's Land.

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You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

#Museums, #Fun & Games
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
days
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning website .

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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