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From riding a dog sled to staying in an igloo hotel and meeting Santa, 5 days in Finland can offer you a lot. It is the perfect amount of time to explore Finnish Lapland. Try out winter activities like skiing and snowmobiling in Levi and Rovaniemi, and take a tour of a husky farm. When you’re touring Finland for five days, you can expect a perfect blend of nature and wilderness.

Here we have itineraries ranging from five to six days, so whatever your situation, we’ve got you covered!

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1. Aurora & Glass Igloo Explorer: 5 days in Finland

See reindeers standing near a sled while spending 5 days in Finland.
You can ride a sled pulled by reindeer on your holiday to Finland.
Day 1 Welcome to Rovaniemi
Day 2 Join a sleigh ride at a local reindeer farm
Day 3 Enjoy a full day of snowmobile safari
Day 4 Visit a husky farm
Day 5 Depart from Finland

Ever wanted to lie back in your own cozy glass igloo, look up and see the magnificent Northern Lights dancing overhead? On a self-guided Finland five-day itinerary, you’ll race through the stunning snowy landscape of Rovaniemi on snowmobiles, make furry friends at local reindeer and husky farms, and have the opportunity to see the iconic Aurora Borealis in action. Feel the adrenaline spike, learn all about the culture of Northern Finland, and create memories that will last a lifetime! See our 5-day tours in Finland.

2. Finland Wilderness Discovery: Finland in 5 days

Enjoy a sled ride pulled by husky dogs while spending 5 days in Finland.
It is a great idea to see the snowy landscapes in Finland on a sled ride.
Day 1 Arrive in Rovaniemi
Day 2 Learn how to drive a husky sled
Day 3 Enjoy a reindeer ride through the forest
Day 4 Explore Rovaniemi and the surrounding areas
Day 5 Depart from Rovaniemi

Spend 5 days in Finland exploring the stunning snowy wilderness of the Rovaniemi area on a fully guided tour. Learn how to drive husky sleds from a local expert. Speed through the forest on a sled pulled by reindeer. After you’ve had all the fun and thrills in this snow-filled wonderland, relax at a picturesque riverside sauna. Escorted by a knowledgeable guide, discover the best places to eat, drink, and visit during your trip to Rovaniemi. This five-day guided tour around Rovaniemi provides the perfect balance between thrilling adventures and relaxing downtime.

Are you looking to travel across the country at your own pace? Get in touch with our local tour operators to plan a tailor made trip to Finland.

3. Levi Lapland Explorer: 6 days in Finland

A man carrying a lantern watching the Northern Lights in the sky.
Lapland is a great location to spot the Northern Lights in Finland.
Day 1 Welcome to Levi
Day 2 Enjoy a ski lesson and snowmobile safari
Day 3 Make new friends at a local husky farm
Day 4 Head to the reindeer farm and get your reindeer driving license
Day 5 Chase the Northern Lights
Day 6 Depart from Levi

If you’re looking for an action-packed six-day itinerary in Finland, join this amazing self-guided trip that takes you all around the beautiful town of Levi. From learning to ski in Finnish Lapland to chasing the Northern Lights on the back of an exhilarating snowmobile, this short tour is full of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Suitable for families with children aged four and up, you can even have the opportunity to meet Santa and all of his reindeer! Simply put, this is a bucket-list-worthy tour, whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple or with your family. See our 6-day tours in Finland.

So, if you’re looking to spend 5 days in Finland, these amazing tours are a great place to start. If you have more time, or conversely only have a short amount of time to spend in this beautiful country, you can always check out our guide to how long you should spend in Finland.

If you need any assistance creating your dream Finland itinerary, why not get in contact with our travel experts who are actually based in Finland? All you need to do is enter a few details and our amazing experts will do the rest. It’s as simple as that!

Published by Tim Green, updated on July 12, 2023

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