10 days in Saariselka & Inari Itinerary

10 days in Saariselka & Inari Itinerary

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Train to Rovaniemi, Bus to Saariselka
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 5 nights
Fly

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Saariselka

— 4 nights
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Husky & Co has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Pyha-Nattanen Fell in Sodankyla (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, wander the wide-open spaces of Saariselka Reindeer Farm, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around -1°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

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Inari

— 5 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Skolt Sami Heritage House in Sevettijarvi, approximately Sevettijarvi away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Visit Inari Safaris & Accommodation, trek along Juutua Nature Trail, and head outdoors with Lake Inari.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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