13 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

13 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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13 days in Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  25​h
1
Saariselka
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Pune

6
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Angry Birds Activity Park. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida, & more). On the 16th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka vacation planner.

Pune, India to Saariselka is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pune to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Santa Claus Village and Arctic Emotions Oy. Change things up with a short trip to Eeron Polku Trail in Pello (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, see Santa Claus Office, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Eeron Polku Trail
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Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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