13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  24 h
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

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 19th (Sun): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary builder website.

Mumbai, India to Saariselka is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Saariselka is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in November, with highs in Saariselka at -3°C and lows at -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get outside with Lake Inari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari sightseeing site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey planner.

Drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 28th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Levi visit planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect little chillier with lows of -11°C in Levi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

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

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