15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 18th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and finally contemplate the long history of Joutsijarven Bunkkerit.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi holiday maker app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect Pyhatunturi to be cooler, temps between -8°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Amethyst Mine Lapland, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, then stroll through Salla Ski Resort, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salla trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Salla takes 2 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, join in the after-dark buzz at Saariselka Bowling, and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka online road trip planner.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Muonio travel route planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and finally bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila travel route website.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kittila takes an hour. In December in Kittila, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and catch all the local highlights with Feelapland.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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