15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kemi online vacation builder .

Mumbai, India to Kemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Kemi, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get much colder in Kemi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. On the 29th (Sat), you're off toRovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planning site .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Get outdoors at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Kopara Reindeer Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Luosto: Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi) and Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto).

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luosto, with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Sodankyla, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get some cultural insight at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have fun at Kid's Land, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Levi trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Tours

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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