11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Bus:  16 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in December since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

4
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.
Attractions like Kids' Land and Inghams Mini Husky Experience make great kid-friendly stops. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. Spend the 4th (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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