59 days in Lapland Itinerary

59 days in Lapland Itinerary

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59 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 8 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tankavaara
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Salla
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Posio
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Pyhatunturi
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  17​h
End: Bangkok

5
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seven Fells Up and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Scandinavian Adventures and Yllas Ski Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Muonio (Keimiotunturi Fell, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, & more).

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo attractions planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Akaslompolo is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in October, with highs in Akaslompolo at 3°C and lows at -3°C. You'll set off for Levi on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

8
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Ounasjoki - River for activities and The Sarestoniemi Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Enontekio Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Kittila (Snow Village & Taatsin seita) and Enontekio (Jyppyra lookout & Pyhakero). On the 10th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi attractions site .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Enontekio, Kongas
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

7
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Visiting Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Inari Reindeerfarm will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Skolt Sami Heritage House in Sevettijarvi, approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Inari online trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Inari are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. You'll set off for Tankavaara on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

Side Trips

Skolt Sami Heritage House, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 22:
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

7
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Head to Hippupuoti Gift Shop and Shamaan Design - Lappi Shopfor some retail therapy. Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tankavaara: Saariselka (Action Park, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, & more).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tankavaara online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Inari to Tankavaara in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. You'll set off for Salla on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Tankavaara

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

7
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Paikanselan Taistelualue. Get outdoors at Salla Ski Resort and Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Salla using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tankavaara to Salla takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Salla are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel to Posio.

Things to do in Salla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

7
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Riisitunturi National Park and Syote Ski & Nature Resort. Step off the beaten path and head to Korouoma Canyon and Pentik Hill. Go for a jaunt from Posio to Syote to see Syote National Park about 1h 10 min away.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Posio trip maker site .

Drive from Salla to Posio in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Posio can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. You'll set off for Pyhatunturi on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Posio

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trip

Syote
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

7
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Safaris. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. When in Pyhatunturi, make a side trip to see Joutsijarven Bunkkerit in Kemijarvi, approximately 1 hour away.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi travel planning website .

You can drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. November in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris

8
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do your shopping at LAURI and Lapland Forestry Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like German Soldier s Cemetery and Arktikum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Tornio Golf (in Tornio). The adventure continues: try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

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

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Kemi Church, Tornio Golf
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 27:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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