8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly + Bus:  25 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

2
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 Marttiini Store Old Factory. Attractions like Snowman World Igloo Hotel and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online travel planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Jakarta to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Salla trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

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

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 25th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then have fun at Kids' Land.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Levi takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Levi Huskypark
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo travel route site.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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