Hiking to lake Käsänkijärvi
Lonely hiking trails through Äkäskeros
Reindeer on the hiking trail through Äkäslompolo
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Finnish-Lappland

In the Ylläs-Pallas National Park.

Ylläs-Pallas National Park is considered one of the most beautiful regions in Finnish-Lapland. Characteristic for the extremely varied scenery are the so-called ‚Tunturis’, long-drawn-out and  bleak lines of hills. Our week of walking starts in the well-known winter sport resort Levi and takes you to the cross-country skiiing mekka Äkäslompolo. En route you walk through remote forests, discover sparkling lakes and enjoy amazing views from the peaks of the chains of hills onto the densely wooded expanse of Finnish-Lapland.

Walking

Walking
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Itinerary

The first peak is on the programme today: you walk along rocky sections up the hill ‚Kätkätunturi’. Once on top all your efforts are rewarded big time, since the view onto the nearby lake Immeljärvi is breathtaking.

approx. 5 hours
14 km
310 m
310 m

In the morning transfer to Lake Pyhäjärvi. You walk along the shore and follow a narrow trail through the forests and swamps until you reach a little wilderness hut on the foot of the ‚Lainio’. From there you proceed onto the bare crest of ‚Fjells Kukas’, where you can enjoy the view onto the vastness of Finnish-Lapland, before you reach Äkäslompolo.

approx. 6 hours
19 km
240 m
270 m

Today you can choose between an easy circular tour around the lake and a challenging route. The longer tour leads from Lake Kesänkisee through the Pirunkuru-gorge and back into the centre of Äkäslompolo.

approx. 3 to 5 hours
13 km
270 m
270 m

Transfer to Äkässäivo. From here you always head East across remote and untouched scenery. You ascend through dense forests onto the bare crest of the hill Äkäskero. After the crossing you visit an ancient pilgrimage site and take a quick look at Lake Äkäsjärvi. After that you walk back to Äkäsmylly and enjoy a transfer back to Äkäslompolo.

approx. 3 to 4 hours
14 km
260 m
250 m

Today’s hiking tour takes you around Mount Kellostapuli and across the ravines of Kellostapulinkuru and Varkaankuru. This diverse hike leads you along hiking paths, wooden gangplanks and small ascents and is considered the most beautiful section of the entire tour. You walk through the forest along Mount Kellostapuli to the Kellostapulinkuru-ravine, nestling between two mountains. Here you get to marvel at the rugged rock faces of the ravine.

approx. 4 hours
12 km
220 m
220 m

Tour character

The route leads you mainly along well-maintained and easy to walk on forest paths. In the swampy areas you walk in parts over wooden gangplanks. During the ascent onto the ‚Tunturis’ surefootedness is required since some sections are covered in gravel. Occasionally there are steeper sections. A good basic fitness level is necessary for the numerous ascents and descents.

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
Season 1
Jun 1, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018
friday, sunday
Season 2
Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018
friday, sunday
Finnish-Lappland 7 days, FI-LPWLA-07X
Base price
Surcharge single room
629,00
371,00
675,00
400,00

Category: 2x 4****-hotel (Levi), 4x lovely, comfortable lodges (Äkäslompolo)

Additional nights in Helsinki on request

Season 1
Jun 1, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018
Season 2
Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018
Levi
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Äkäslompolo
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
46,00
78,00
72,00
127,00
63,00
112,00
72,00
127,00
Price
Surcharge single traveler
Transfer airport Kittilä - Levi
Transfer Äkäslompolo - airport Kittilä up to 2 people
130,00
8,00
120,00

Services and infos

  • 6 overnight stays as stated above, breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer
  • Transfers according to the program
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • Service-Hotline

Arrival/Departure

  • Kittilä Airport via Helsinki.
  • Organised transfer to Levi, € 8.- per person, reservation necessary, payable in advance.
  • Organised return transfer to Kittilä, EUR 120 up to 2 persons, EUR 140 up to 4 persons, EUR 150 up to 6 persons. All prices per fare, reservation necessary, payable on site.

Note

  • Number of participants: min. 2 persons
Franziska Schwaiger
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Franziska Schwaiger, Costumer service

Ratings

5 of 5 Stars (2 Ratings)
5 stars
Helene Naschberger AT | 13.09.2018
Entspanntes und abwechslungsreiches Wandern
"Doppeltes Glück" - traumhaftes Spätsommerwetter und mückenfrei (!!), einzigartige Landschaft und absolute Ruhe - die Tagestouren waren leicht zu bewältigen, alles in allem extrem erholsam - Verlängerung absolut empfehlenswert (in unserem Fall 2 Zusatznächte).
5 stars
Christina Stöffler AT | 30.07.2017
Natur pur und magische Ruhe
Sehr schöne und abwechslungsreiche Wanderwege. Man wandert durch unberührte Natur und trifft kaum andere Wanderer. Wir haben wie sonst nirgends bisher in Skandinavien, viele Rentiere gesehen. Beide Standorte waren perfekt ausgewählt. Das Schwimmen an der Beach in Äkäslompolo ein besondere Herausforderung wie auch ein Genuss. Finnische Seen sind rein, aber richtig kalt! Besonders hervorheben möchten wir die Gastfreundlichkeit unserer Gastgeber in Äkäslompolo, die alle Gäste mit besonderer Herzlichkeit empfangen und betreuen. Alles in Allem ein wunderbares Wandererlebnis!

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