8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Bus:  17 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Auttikongas. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi itinerary builder site.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Safaris
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): trek along Ruijanpolku Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Saariselka attractions planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On your second day here, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Luosto Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip builder tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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