9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  14 h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Dubai

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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 16th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Levi day trip planning tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Levi is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai to Levi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in February, expect Levi to be much colder, temps between -5°C and -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
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 19th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like Snowman World Igloo Hotel and Pilke Science Centre will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip builder.

Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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