8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto itinerary planning website .

Chennai, India to Luosto is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in January, expect Luosto to be colder, temps between -13°C and -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough 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.
On the 21st (Mon), gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Parks Trails

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary site .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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