12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h
1
Kemi
— 1 day
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kemi trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Kemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Kemi, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Kemi reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planning app .

Take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto day trip planning website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in December since evenings lows in Luosto dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 28th (Fri), have fun at Action Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. On the next day, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning app .

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 2nd (Wed), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

Similar Plans

13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL February, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA June, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, romantic, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans