9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Luosto

On the 18th (Sun), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Luosto online visit planner .

Washington DC, USA to Luosto is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Luosto. Traveling from Washington DC in November, things will get colder in Luosto: highs are around 26°F and lows about 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Safaris
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Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get a sense of the local culture at Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°F in November, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida ©
Siida
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort.

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Drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°F in November, and nighttime lows around 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Winter Sports, #Trails, #Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey planner .

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°F in November, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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