8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Coimbatore

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo journey planning website .

Coimbatore, India to Akaslompolo is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Coimbatore to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Coimbatore in September; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Action Park and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka visit planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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