40 days in Lapland Itinerary

40 days in Lapland Itinerary

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40 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Pyhatunturi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Salla
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Posio
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

4
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore Kemi's surroundings by going to Tatuka Palvelut (in Ylitornio) and Tornio (The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Tornio Golf, & more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, and explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kemi trip planner .

You can take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kemi

#Fun & Games, #Theme Parks, #Golf

Side Trips

Tornio, Tatuka Palvelut
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Escape the urban bustle at Seven Fells Up and Safaris. Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, & more).

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo online itinerary builder .

Drive from Kemi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kemi in November; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

5
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Kittila (Snow Village & The Sarestoniemi Museum). The adventure continues: get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Levi visit website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Kongas
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

4
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
When in Kilpisjarvi, make a side trip to see Jarama WWII Fortification Camp in Karesuvanto, approximately 1h 30 min away.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi travel planning app .

Drive from Levi to Kilpisjarvi in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Levi to Kilpisjarvi. Traveling from Levi in November, things will get a bit warmer in Kilpisjarvi: highs are around 1°C and lows about -4°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 15:
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Saana ©
Saana

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lemmenjoki National Park will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, Siida, & more). On the 20th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Saariselka journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka takes 6 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. In November, Saariselka is slightly colder than Kilpisjarvi - with highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida

4
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Step out of the city life by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Pyhatunturi. Explore Pyhatunturi's surroundings by going to Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto) and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi).

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto, Pyhatunturi, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

4
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Step out of the city life by going to Salla Ski Resort and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To plan Salla vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Salla takes 2 hours. November in Salla sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. You'll set off for Posio on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Salla

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 28:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

4
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Get outdoors at Riisitunturi National Park and Syote Ski & Nature Resort. When in Posio, make a side trip to see Syote National Park in Syote, approximately 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Posio day trip tool .

Drive from Salla to Posio in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in November, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Posio

#Parks, #Nature, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Syote
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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