13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Yllasjarvi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Dubai

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rovaniemi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in February, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Saariselka sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On the next day, get outside with Lake Inari and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Inari online visit planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort, have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yllasjarvi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Yllasjarvi

Yllasjarvi ©
On the 9th (Mon), get outside with Seven Fells Up and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then make a trip to Snow Village.

You can plan Yllasjarvi trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Levi to Yllasjarvi in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Yllasjarvi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kittila, Akaslompolo
Highlights from your plan
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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