8 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland & Kuusamo Itinerary

Start: Chengdu
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Chengdu

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 29th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Luosto online trip maker .

Chengdu, China to Luosto is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Chengdu in June, with highs in Luosto at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
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1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Levi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, admire all the interesting features of Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then fly down the slopes at Ruka.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo route planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Kuusamo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kuusamo can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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