10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Bus:  14 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Salla
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Sat), make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planner .

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. Traveling from New Delhi to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Rovaniemi is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 7th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kemi day trip site .

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May in Kemi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get outside with Scandinavian Adventures.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Kemi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 10th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, then head outdoors with Lake Inari, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inari vacation app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Inari are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

few
hours
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Salla trip builder .

Traveling by car from Inari to Salla takes 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Salla are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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