13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  15 h 30 min
1
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Seven Fells Up. Step off the beaten path and head to Jemes Sport and Pakasaivo. When in Akaslompolo, make a side trip to see Giewont Husky Adventures in Kittila, approximately Kittila away.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip maker tool.

New Delhi, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Akaslompolo is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Jemes Sport, Levi Ski Resort, Pakasaivo
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport
Safaris

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 3rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Luosto sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi tour itinerary builder site.

Pyhatunturi is just a short distance from Luosto. In May, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Salla takes 2 hours. In May in Salla, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour planner.

Drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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