16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  19​h 15​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Singapore

2
days
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luosto road trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Luosto is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Luosto at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

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Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. When in Saariselka, make a side trip to see Inari Reindeerfarm in Inari, approximately 1h 05 min away. On the 8th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

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Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

3
days
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seven Fells Up and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visiting Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm will get you outdoors. Step out of Akaslompolo to go to Kongas and see Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

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You can drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
days
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 13th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Posio travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Posio takes 4 hours. August in Posio sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

3
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Auttikongas and Hiidenkirnut. Explore hidden gems such as Syvasenvaara Fell and Lapland Forestry Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Eeron Polku Trail in Pello (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planning tool .

You can drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

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Eeron Polku Trail
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Lapland Forestry Museum ©
Lapland Forestry Museum

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