16 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Luosto
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights

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 wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. In September, Rovaniemi is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo travel planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Icekarting Levi
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto online journey planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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.
Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Lake Inari in Inari--about 58 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Saariselka sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Lake Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

5
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.
Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip builder website.

You can fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in September: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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