11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  13 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Ulaanbaatar

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online day trip planner .

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Ulaanbaatar in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from -2°C by day to -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ranua Zoo, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, 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 stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Saariselka online visit planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Saariselka sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

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You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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