15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  23​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Sodankyla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Visiting Safaris and Seven Fells Up will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Akaslompolo to Levi to see Levi Ski Resort about 52 minutes away.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online journey planner .

Chennai, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Akaslompolo, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in March, with highs in Akaslompolo at 0°C and lows at -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Safaris
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
night
Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto.

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Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Sodankyla takes 2 hours. Traveling from Akaslompolo in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Sodankyla, with lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Parks Nature Museums
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Visit Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida and Gold Prospector Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saariselka online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sodankyla to Saariselka takes 1.5 hours. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Salla day trip website .

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 3.5 hours. March in Salla sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visit Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Tornio Church (in Tornio). The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. March in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tornio, Kemi Church
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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