9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi attractions planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between -6°C and -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 29th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, expect little chillier with lows of -15°C in Saariselka. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Snow Village and then hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Levi day trip planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Tours

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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