12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Feelapland and Pyha-Luosto National Park. Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus will thrill your kids. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and stop by LAURI.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary site .

Singapore, Singapore 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. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ivalo Safaris. On the 4th (Wed), get a taste of local nightlife at Ivalo Safaris, then have fun at Action Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saariselka when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Ivalo Safaris
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Ivalo Safaris ©
Ivalo Safaris
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Inari takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kid's Land and Church of Sodankyla. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Akaslompolo Sportshop in Akaslompolo, about 58 minutes away. On the 7th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and admire all the interesting features of Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Levi online day trip planner .

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Giewont Husky Adventures, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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