7 days in Saariselka & Inari Itinerary

7 days in Saariselka & Inari Itinerary

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Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 4 nights
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Saariselka

— 2 nights
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 7th (Sun), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka online trip itinerary builder.

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In March, Saariselka is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

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Inari

— 4 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Skolt Sami Heritage House in Sevettijarvi--about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Visit Inari Safaris & Accommodation, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

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