17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Luosto is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Luosto is minus 3.5 hours. In December, Luosto is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore Akaslompolo's surroundings by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio), Levi (Levi Ski Resort, LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, &more) and Kittila (Lapland Hotels SnowVillage & Giewont Husky Adventures).

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 27th (Fri), admire the striking features of Kemi Church, thenstop by Sampo Icebreaker, thentake an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kemi online tour planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Kemi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ylitornio to see Tatuka Reindeerfarm about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

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

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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