Inari

The ideal destination for an indigenous cultural adventure.

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Destination in detail

The quaint village of Inari in Northern Finmark is Finland’s most significant Sami centre, and the ideal destination for a cultural adventure. Learn all about the traditional culture of the Sami reindeer herders. Inari is home to the Siida museum, and the Finnish Sami parliament, as well as sitting on the edge of Lapland’s largest lake, Inarijarvi with over 3000 individual islands!

Location

68° 54’ N, 27° 1’ E

Population

581

Area

15,052km2

Time Zone

UTC +2

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Tailor-made Design

Our expert Travel Designers have first-hand knowledge of all of our destinations and can create bespoke itineraries to suit your every taste and requirement whilst providing personal tips and advice for your once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience.

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Authentic Experiences

Whether you choose to learn all about the Sami lifestyle in the Arctic Circle or head into the rainforests of Costa Rica to see the native wildlife you are guaranteed to have a real, honest experience with hand-picked suppliers and guides. They will bring these experiences to life with genuine passion to fully immerse you in your chosen destination.

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Travel Facts

Learn more about flights, climate and geography for this destination.

Getting There

Ivalo airport is located only a short drive from Inari Village. There are plenty of flights to here, most of which fly via Helsinki – this makes for a fantastic city stopover!

Climate

Inari has an Arctic climate, with summer temperatures averaging 14℃, and an average winter temperature of -10℃. In the winter, temperatures can drop as low as -25℃ so it is important to be prepared for the cold!

Geography

Inary is the largest municipality in Finland, and is home to the Sapmi. Lake Inari is scattered with over 3000 islands – the lake freezes over between November to June, making it the perfect place for a winter adventure.

Plant and Animals

Inari is abundant in wildlife and plants. The reindeer are the main attraction in the area, at the heart of daily life for all who live there. You’ll experience how these creatures are used in all aspects of life for the Sami people. Lake Inari is also full of many fish species, so it’s an excellent destination for ice fishing too!

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