13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  18 h 30 min
1
Kemi
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): find something for the whole family at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, then identify plant and animal life at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tornion vesitorni.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kemi trip builder.

New Delhi, India to Kemi is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Kemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in February, expect Kemi to be colder, temps between -4°C and -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tornio, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Rovaniemi City Library. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park & Amethyst Mine Lapland). And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Luosto
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center in Inari, approximately Inari away. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saariselka planning website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in February, with lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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