59 days in Lapland Itinerary

59 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kemi
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Posio
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Salla
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Saariselka
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Sodankyla
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Levi
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Akaslompolo
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Napapiirin Porofarmi and Feelapland. Step off the beaten path and head to Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Syvasenvaara Fell. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovaniemi: Tatuka Reindeerfarm (in Ylitornio) and Pello (Maupertuis Memorial & Ski Resort Ritavalkea). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pello, Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

7
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Tornio Church. Explore hidden gems such as Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda and Tornio Golf. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), stop by Sampo Icebreaker, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Kemi are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. On the 16th (Wed), you're off to Posio.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Golf

Side Trip

Tornio
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf

7
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Korouoma Canyon and Syote Ski & Nature Resort. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Pentik Hill.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Posio trip planner.

Drive from Kemi to Posio in 3 hours. Traveling from Kemi in January, things will get little chillier in Posio: highs are around -11°C and lows about -19°C. You will leave for Salla on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

7
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ski Resort Suomutunturi and Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction. It doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla itinerary app.

Getting from Posio to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -19°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Visiting Lemmenjoki National Park and Urho Kekkonen National Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Juutua Nature Trail, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning site.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

7
nights
Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Get outdoors at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Pyha-Nattanen Fell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sodankyla: Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi), Luosto (Kopara Reindeer Park & Amethyst Mine Lapland) and Orbas Reindeer Farm (in Rovaniemi). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sodankyla trip planning site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Sodankyla in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -13°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Levi.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Pyhatunturi, Orbas Reindeer Farm
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kids' Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get a sense of the local culture at Sarestoniemi Museum and Samiland. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Keimiotunturi Fell (in Muonio) and Enontekio (Enontekio Church, Pyhakero, &more). Spend the 20th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Levi attractions site.

Drive from Sodankyla to Levi in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Enontekio, Kittila, Keimiotunturi Fell, Sarestoniemi Museum, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Samiland ©
Samiland
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

6
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Konijanka Petting Zoo and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Step out of the city life by going to Pakasaivo and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Muonion Kotiseutumuseo (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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