Day hikes in Northern Norway and Finland package with private guiding

This package of day hikes in Northern Norway and Finland, in the quiet Kilpisjärvi village, is guaranteed to be a unique experience. In the village of just over 140 inhabitants, you will quickly know your way around the one street that goes through the village.

Highlights of day hikes in Northern Norway and Finland:

  • day hikes in national parks and nature reserves; Kilpisjärvi region, Malla Strict Nature Reserve and Reisa national park
  • privately guided day hikes
  • favourite hikes of the locals
  • all included hiking holiday
  • fully customizable itinerary with a variety of hikes and accommodation to choose from. You can even add a night in a reservation hut in the wilderness!

Walk up the Saana fell, iconic landmark for all Finns. Do a day trip to Malla Strict Nature Reserve where your guide will tell you about atmosphere and climate research done in this remote location. Add a day trip or two to Norway to see the fjords, and your walking holiday couldn’t be more varied.

The views here are breathtakingly beautiful; within a short walk, we are already above the treeline. The next day you are walking along the fjords or glacier valleys. Make sure to pack your camera with those boots!

We do the guided walks every day. The duration can vary from 4 to 8 hours, depending what you are looking for.  In the evenings, you can take a quiet stroll in the soft light of summer nights, or just sit by the lake and enjoy the silence. even at the end of the summer, the sun sets late, so you have no rush to be back at your cabin.

This package of day hikes in Northern Norway and in Finnish Lapland takes you on moderate routes around the region, taking you into real wilderness, yet staying close by to your accommodation.

Multiday hikes in Northern Norway, Finland and Sweden

If you’re looking for multiday hiking trails in Northern Norway, check out for example our three countries hike. It’s a great trek departing from Norway, traversing to Sweden and finishing in Finland. We also have group departures for this hike, so it is perfect for solo travellers!

Additional information

datesThis is a custom tour, dates are flexible

Day 1

Morning bus from Tromso to Kilpisjärvi, Finland.

Meet your guide and settle in to your chalet, cabin or room. After lunch time, it’s time for the first hike.

Days 2 – 3

We start our walks after breakfast, and head out to see the varied landscape of this small village. Our walks vary in physicality (easy to moderate) and length (6- 12 km), but we always keep the pace moderate. We have lunch on the go, enjoy a sandwich and a hot drink overlooking some of the greatest views Finnish Lapland has to offer.

Day 4

Together with your guide, you drive to Lyngenfjord region, where you walk along one of the spectacular mountain trails. In the evening, settle into a hotel in one of the small towns here. We choose the best location based on your preferences of difficulty and landscape type. The region has more than 150 marked trails, so there are plenty to choose from!

Days 5  -6

Day walks with your guide in the region, every day a different scenery and different trail. Learn about the local history and nature along the trails and try some great local foods. On one evening, your guide will make a campfire and while telling stories, you cook your dinner on the fire – just like the locals.

Day 7

Return to Tromso either with the guide or by local bus.

All included day hikes package

Price quoted per person, 2 people travelling, sharing a double / twin room in standard hotel room or similar.

Services of a  professional, all year around local company. Adventure by Design is registered in the Finnish register of package travel agencies and has has lodged security against advance payments for travel. We pay VAT and other taxes in Finland, and we are proud be able to provide quality experiences for our customers, interns and paid staff.

– privately guided activities
– accommodation in outdoor centre / hotel in twin room & breakfast, sauna
– soup / sandwich lunch or dehydrated Real Turmat meals during the hikes
– All transfer during the programme

Not included
Travel insurance
Travel to and from Tromso

Note: This tour is customizable and price may vary according to season and your choices of activities and accommodation

You need your usual walking gear; good shoes for walking on uneven surfaces and layered clothing. The weather in Finnish Lapland can be anything from a hot summer day to windy and wet – all in one day.

You will get a detailed list of required gear once you have paid the deposit.

To book your place, you will need to pay a 30% deposit. The rest of the trip will be paid at your arrival to Tromso.

You can cancel the reservation up to 4 weeks prior the planned dates in which case we only keep the deposit. If you do need to cancel please notify us as soon as possible so we can notify our vendors. Cancellations are accepted in writing, by email or by phone. We reserve the right to change the tour itinerary due to altered circumstances and conditions. We will make alternative arrangements as required but no refunds will be given for services that are not utilized as a result.

Adventure by Design is registered in the Finnish register of package travel agencies and has has lodged security against e.g. advance payments for travel.

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