16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and examine the collection at Christmas House Santa.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Fun & Games
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Get outdoors at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. Explore Luosto's surroundings by going to Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Luosto day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Luosto, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Step out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saariselka tour itinerary maker site .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other 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 December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 3rd (Thu), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On your second day here, get outside with Scandinavian Adventures, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner .

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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