49 days in Lapland Itinerary

49 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Posio
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Inari
— 8 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 8 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
5
Enontekio
— 8 nights
Bus:  5 h
6
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights
Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)

6
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Riisitunturi National Park and Pentik Hill. Explore Posio's surroundings by going to Syote Ski & Nature Resort (in Syote) and Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Posio trip planner.

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Posio is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Myanmar Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Posio are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. You'll set off for Pyhatunturi on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Posio

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Syote Ski & Nature Resort, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

8
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Luosto Adventures and Pyha-Luosto National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pyhatunturi: Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla, Museum - Gallery Alariesto, &more), Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi) and Salla (Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction & Paikanselan Taistelualue).

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Posio to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Sodankyla, Salla, Pyhatunturi, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

8
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Juutua Nature Trail and Otsamo Fell. Venture out of the city with trips to Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara), Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Angry Birds Activity Park, &more) and Skolt Sami Heritage House (in Sevettijarvi). Spend the 30th (Mon) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get outside with Lake Inari, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Inari holiday builder website.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum, Skolt Sami Heritage House
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Giewont Husky Adventures and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi), Kittila (Lapland Hotels SnowVillage & Taatsin seita) and Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, get great views at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Kongas, Muonio, Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum

8
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Jyppyra lookout and Pyhakero. Explore Enontekio's surroundings by going to Jarama WWII Fortification Camp (in Karesuvanto) and Kilpisjarvi (Saana & The Three Nations' Border Point).

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Enontekio itinerary app.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Enontekio takes 3.5 hours. In December in Enontekio, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kilpisjarvi, Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero

8
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can take a bus from Enontekio to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Enontekio in December, with lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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