9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Shanghai

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka itinerary maker .

Shanghai, China to Saariselka is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Shanghai to Saariselka. Traveling from Shanghai in September, expect Saariselka to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Luosto online trip builder .

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Levi planning app .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Levi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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