11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 2nd (Wed), go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in October, things will get much colder in Pyhatunturi: highs are around 37°F and lows about 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

3
nights
Saariselka

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Angeli Reindeer Farm, &more). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Saariselka tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Museums · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi day trip website.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Levi are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

Similar plans

15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA December, culture, romantic, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, romantic, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, romantic, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, romantic Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 16 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM KUWAIT December, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans