15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi sightseeing planning site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then make a trip to Snow Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): get outside with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo vacation app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
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.
On the 19th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Levi day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 23rd (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, admire the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Luosto

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sodankyla
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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