16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Bus:  18 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Korundi House of Culture. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online visit planner .

Singapore, Singapore 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. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Theme Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salla day trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Salla in 2 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, & more).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 27th (Thu), make a trip to Saana. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point.

Plan my day in Kilpisjarvi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saariselka to Kilpisjarvi. In December, Kilpisjarvi is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of 0°C and lows of -7°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Muonio.
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Saana ©
Saana

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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 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

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Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Muonio takes 3 hours. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Muonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi in December, expect Muonio to be slightly colder, temps between -7°C and -17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Inghams Mini Husky Experience and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Snow Village about 46 minutes away. On the 31st (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Levi takes an hour. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

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