10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  17​h
End: Bangkok


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. On the 27th (Thu), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kittila tour itinerary planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Kittila is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Kittila. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in December, with highs in Kittila at -5°C and lows at -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, then make a trip to Pyhakero, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Muonio travel tool .

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Muonio are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Trails Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Enontekio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 31st (Mon), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner .

Getting from Muonio to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -10°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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