15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Wildlife
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
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Arktikum
4.1

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Visiting Pyha-Luosto National Park and Kopara Reindeer Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla).

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi vacation site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Pyhatunturi dip to -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Winter Sports

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Wildlife Area
Kopara Reindeer Park
4.3

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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.
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka visit planning site.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get a sense of the local culture at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland. Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm will get you outdoors. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

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Must see
Levi Ski Resort
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History Museum
Samiland
3.1

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