8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip builder

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Salla
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Johannesburg

1
day
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salla driving holiday planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Salla is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. In January, Salla is much colder than Johannesburg - with highs of -11°C and lows of -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Inari Reindeerfarm, enjoy some diversion at Action Park, and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and finally enjoy some friendly competition at Saariselka Bowling.

Plan a Saariselka trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salla to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Saariselka are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Scandinavian Adventures. Explore hidden gems such as Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and Giewont Husky Adventures. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kongas, Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Scandinavian Adventures
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

Similar Plans

10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM GERMANY January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND April, culture, outdoors, romantic, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND December, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans