9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Thu), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning site .

Bangkok, Thailand to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Rovaniemi is minus 5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Salla driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Luosto travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Levi Ski Resort, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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