14 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi travel route planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in May, with highs in Pyhatunturi at 12°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Safaris

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Fells Up and Safaris.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo travel route builder tool .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore hidden gems such as Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Visiting Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Get outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Beach Mansikkalahti. Discover out-of-the-way places like Linden Esplanade and Katajanokka. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo Old Town, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Bellevue Beach
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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