8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Chennai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Luosto and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Luosto online journey planner.

Chennai, India to Luosto is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in January, with highs in Luosto at -13°C and lows at -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Sun), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Saariselka road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi holiday planning site.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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