10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  24​h
1
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Inari
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Keep things going the next day: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Tokyo, Japan to Saariselka is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 7 hours. In January, Saariselka is cooler than Tokyo - with highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Inari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Inari sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read 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. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Luosto travel route builder site .

Drive from Levi to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Luosto are -13°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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 26th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Luosto in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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