15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip 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 changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort, visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi day trip app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is a bit cooler at night with lows of -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more).

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Saariselka itinerary builder app .

Fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Luosto Adventures, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Luosto, expect temperatures between -13°C during the day and -22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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