12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Yllasjarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 45 min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Yllasjarvi

Yllasjarvi ©
You've now added Husky Ranch Lapland to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to Snow Village, then gear up at Jemes Sport, and then surround yourself with nature on Husky Ranch Lapland.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yllasjarvi online trip maker .

Mumbai, India to Yllasjarvi is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Yllasjarvi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Yllasjarvi to be cooler, temps between -5°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Husky Ranch Lapland
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Husky Ranch Lapland ©
Husky Ranch Lapland
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

3
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 Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Levi online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yllasjarvi to Levi in an hour. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
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 16th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Inari vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Fri), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: see Santa Claus Office, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip builder.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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