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Levi & Ylläs, Lapland


June 19 to 22, 2023


Monday, June 19

Departures from home destinations
Arrivals at Helsinki Airport
Meet your Visit Finland host Päivi Antila at the gate to Kittilä at Helsinki Airport
20:05 Departure AY 577 from Helsinki 
21:35 Arrival at Kittilä Airport, meet your Levi host at the airport

Welcome to Levi!
Levi is a year-round holiday destination located in Finnish Arctic Lapland 170 km north of the Arctic Circle. We are famous for the cleanest air in the inhabited world, magical nature, and unforgettable experiences. Lappish luxury is inspired by nature and spiced up by the warm hospitality of the locals.
Come and experience the unique atmosphere, Levi spirit, which Sparks your Soul!

Transfer to Levi
Check-in Lapland Hotels Sirkantähti
Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti is in the center of everything in Levi fell village. Accommodation options include hotel rooms and apartments.

Tuesday, June 20

09:00 Inspection of your hotel
09:30 Accommodation inspections
See different accommodation options Visit Levi has to offer; holiday homes, chalets, and cottages.
11:00 Visit to Samiland
The Samiland exhibition explores the Sami people's thousands of years of history, culture and mythology. Samiland is part of the UNESCO Observatory Cultural Village programme. Duration approx.1h
12:00 Lunch at Restaurant Hotel Panorama
13:30 Fat bike ride
Try the popular sport of fat biking! A Professional guide will take you through beautiful landscapes. Suitable for beginners. Duration: approx. 2 hrs.
16:00 Check-in at Aurora Pyramids at Elves Village
Have a look at how elves live! The village is a well-known attractive destination based on stories and mythology, filled with fun activities, a boutique hotel and special accommodation in glass-roofed Aurora Pyramids. 
16:30 Identify different herbs
Learn how to identify different wild herbs and get to know the the Elves Village and its story.
18:00 Finnish sauna at Elves Village - Relax and clear your mind
A traditional wooden-heated Finnish sauna is an integral part of everyone's life in Finland. Let your body enjoy the warmth and relax in the cosy atmosphere. Cool yourself and go for a swim afterwards in the Ounasjoki river.
20:00 Dinner
Delicious dinner of Lappish ingredients

Wednesday, June 21

Breakfast and check-out
 Transfer to Ylläs

Welcome to Ylläs!
Eight seasons. Seven fells. Genuine Lappish villages. One national park with the world's cleanest air. Ylläs has many different activities, variety of services, events and new experiences to offer. Travel and tourism lives strongly in the area and the local people are genuine. There is two different lappish villages in the area; Äkäslompolo village and Ylläsjärvi village. Ylläs and its people welcomes you to our lives!

Check-in at the cabin
10:00 Check-in at the cabin, meet your Ylläs host Ms Laura Kolari
10:30 Paddling with Ylläs Experience
Experience canoeing on a river in the beautiful scenery. At first, every participant gets an introduction to the equipment and paddling techniques.
14:30 Taxi to Ylläs ski resort, Ylläsjärvi
14:45 Gondola to the top and little snack at Ylläskammi718
The gondola lift takes visitors to the top of Ylläs, at 719 meters, in as fast as seven minutes. The gondola offers wonderful scenery in all seasons.
16:30 Walk down to the cabin
18:30 Taxi pick up from the cabin
18:45 Dinner at restaurant Rouhe  
19:45 Walk to sauna to Ylläksen Yöpuu 
20:00 Authentic Finnish sauna by the lake at Ylläksen Yöpuu
Enjoy the wonderful heat of a traditional Finnish sauna, heated by the wood. Rest by the fireplace and have a refreshing dip in the lake, admiring the surrounding nature.

Thursday, June 22

Breakfast and check-out
10:30 Taxi to the Visitor Center Kellokas
There are nature and culture exhibitions at the Visitor Center. 'Meän elämää' exhibition at the Visitor Center introduces visitors to local nature and culture. The exhibition area also includes changing art exhibitions.
11:45 Departure to Kittilä airport
14:25 Flight AY 574 to Helsinki
15:40 Arrival at Helsinki Airport
Flights to home destinations

Thank you for visiting Finland!


Monday 19.6.2023
To Kittilä via Helsinki

Thursday 22.6.2023 
To home destinations via Helsinki


Lapland Hotels Sirkantähti

Aurora Pyramids

Cabin accommodation

Follow the weather

Kittilä, Levi

Bring along

  • Comfortable and weatherproof outdoor clothing
    (including good walking shoes)
  • Swimming suit for Sauna
  • Happy mood

Sustainable Travel Finland

To help the travel professionals to make more sustainable choices when creating travel itineraries to Finland, Visit Finland has developed the Sustainable Travel Finland (STF) programme. The programme is designed for tourism companies and destinations in Finland to systematically adapt sustainable practices. Companies and destinations that undergo the entire programme are recognized with the Sustainable Travel Finland label. The label is a definitive symbol of commitment towards sustainable practices and principles.

Useful links

Sustainable Travel Finland label
Sustainable Travel Tips

Contact us

Visit Finland Helsinki

Päivi Antila

Visit Finland Helsinki

Mira Immonen



Visit Levi

Maarit Koelle


Annika Varpe