8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Ivalo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Portland

1
night
Ivalo

Ivalo
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Portland, USA to Ivalo is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Portland to Ivalo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in Ivalo to be a bit cooler, around 46°F, while days are colder, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Ivalo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi trip planning website .

You can drive from Ivalo to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Kittila

Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kittila online trip planner .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Kittila by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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