8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo sightseeing planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Akaslompolo is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach -5°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at Kid's Land and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
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 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online tour builder .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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