8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Pune
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  20​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Salla
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
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 21st (Fri): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. On the next day, make a trip to Lordi's Square, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and finally have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online journey planner .

Pune, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pune to Rovaniemi. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 23rd (Sun), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

Make your Akaslompolo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get your game on at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Levi Huskypark
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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Inari

Inari ©
On the 25th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Tours Historic Sites
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 26th (Wed), learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Salla online journey planner .

You can drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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