8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  22​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Mexico City

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey tool .

Mexico City, Mexico to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Rovaniemi is 8 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mexico City in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto attractions site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Luosto dip to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari tour app .

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Shopping Museums
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
On the 25th (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi online trip builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Winter Sports Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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