8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + Bus:  17 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h
End: Ahmedabad

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 19th (Thu): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ahmedabad in September, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. September in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 22nd (Sun), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Inari attractions planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 23rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip website.

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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