9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  27​h
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Chicago

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Luosto day trip planning tool .

Chicago, USA to Luosto is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to Luosto, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in November, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Luosto: temperatures range from -3°C by day to -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Wildlife, #Parks
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and then examine the collection at Siida.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Inari holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Museums
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
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Siida ©
Siida
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Levi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 23rd (Fri), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online vacation planner .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. November in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 23:
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel planning tool .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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