13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 11th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Salla is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Salla. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in January: high temperatures in Salla hover around -11°C and lows are around -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Angry Birds Activity Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos & Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church).

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planner .

Drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

2
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 15th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Kittila
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Feelapland. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, stop by LAURI, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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