12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Cranbrook
Fly:  27​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Cranbrook

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Escape the urban bustle at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akaslompolo: Kittila (Snow Village & Giewont Husky Adventures).

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo travel route planner.

Cranbrook, Canada to Akaslompolo is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Cranbrook to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Akaslompolo is little chillier than Cranbrook - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Elan Ski Shop & Rental
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Lake Inari in Inari--about 1h 20 min away.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Saariselka sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Get outdoors at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Salla Ski Resort. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Church of Sodankyla. Go for a jaunt from Pyhatunturi to Sodankyla to see Museum - Gallery Alariesto about 1 hour away.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip builder .

Drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Salla, Sodankyla, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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