13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  30 h
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Honolulu, Oahu

2
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 discover tucked-away gems like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Lake Inari, which is approximately 54 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka online visit planner.

Honolulu, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Honolulu to Saariselka. Traveling from Honolulu in August, expect Saariselka to be much colder, temps between 62°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum, thenrelax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Sarestoniemi Museum, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Samiland ©
Samiland

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 25th (Sun), get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo online route builder.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 26th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thenadmire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, thensee the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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