12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto--about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. In February, Rovaniemi is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, which is approximately 58 minutes away.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Saariselka, with lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Snow Village (in Kittila). And it doesn't end there: get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort, stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

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Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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