10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  17​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Posio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Levi
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Sun), get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in September, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 13°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Posio road trip tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Posio by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 5th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi online trip planner .

Drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In September in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. In September in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

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
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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 8th (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 9th (Sun), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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