10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Manchester, UK to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Pyhatunturi when traveling from Manchester in August, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Luosto ©
Luosto

3
nights
Saariselka

Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip maker website.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
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 5th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and finally look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kittila takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kittila are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Levi
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Feelapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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Auttikongas
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Santa Claus Village

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