8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  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 outdoors at Safaris and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit 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 find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation tool .

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in August; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): hike along Ruijanpolku Trail, explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saariselka online holiday maker .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

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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 striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, then stroll through Luosto Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to 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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