10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Mon), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then catch some excitement at Feelapland.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 4th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 5th (Thu), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, then have fun at Action Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip planner .

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 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 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
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.
Visiting Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yllas Ski Resort and Kid's Land. On the 9th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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