Local hospitality at your service
Whether you are looking for accommodation, restaurants, a tour guide, or equipment and food for hiking around the fells, Kilpisjärvi’s tour companies are sure to take good care of you. Not all services are available year-round, so please make necessary enquiries and arrangements before you start your travels.
Arctic Land Adventure
When you are in search of a thrilling winter holiday off the beaten path, book a visit to Vasara Reindeer Ranch, the home of Arctic Land Adventure! The Ranch is the perfect place to get acquainted with reindeer, those mythical and beautiful native animals of Lapland, and to discover a true winter wonderland of unique activities.
Arctic Land Lodging (Kilpisjärven Tunturimajat Oy)
Arctic Land Lodging offer you high-quality accommodations designed with you in mind. Log-built chalets are perfectly situated in the heart of the village, yet just steps away from the surrounding pristine wilderness which is a haven for nature lovers all year round. From Arctic Land Boutique at Arctic Land Lodging you can buy a high quality gifts and souvenirs.
Arctic Polar Holiday Village (Arctic Polar Lomakylä)
Grayling Land organises custom fishing trips and other activities, as well as transportation and accommodation in ice fishing huts with saunas in Kilpisjärvi, its surrounding wilderness, and the Finnmark region in Norway.
In the summer months starting from May, Heliflite offers transportation by helicopter to lakes, rivers, and fells for those wishing to fish or hike. The helicopter can take up to five passengers with their belongings.
At Kilpishalli K-Market you can find everything from groceries to electric sauna stoves, domestic appliances to tiles, plenty of locally produced products, a fresh and diverse meat counter, and also an Alko Order Point where you can order alcohol for delivery to Kilpisjärvi. Kilpishalli also has foreign currency exchange services. Next to Kilpishalli there is a Neste petrol station, where you can find postal services, bus service information, and a pharmacy.
Kilpis Huolinta – Kilpis Spedition
Kilpis Huolinta can arrange customs documents, such as export and import declarations and pre-warning/AREX.
Kilpisjärvi Hiking Center (Kilpisjärven Retkeilykeskus)
Kilpisjärvi Hiking Center offers comfortable accommodation either in 2 or 4-person rooms in its main building, or in cabins on the shore of Kilpisjärvi lake. The spacious restaurant is famous in the area for its good food. There is also a caravan park and possibility for camping in tents.
Kilpisjärvi Taxi (Kilpisjärven taksi)
Kilpisjärvi Taxi provides transportation around Kilpisjärvi and the surrounding area. The company has two sedans, one 8-seater minibus, and one 16-seater bus. Kilpisjärvi Taxi also offers airport transfers from Kittilä and Enontekiö airports.
Kilpissafarit offers safe guided tours to Halti and other fells in and around Kilpisjärvi throughout the year. Other services include renting out snowmobiles and other necessary excursion equipment, and fishing tours to Luohtojärvi, where Kilpissafarit has another fishing centre and which offers the best Arctic char fishing in the region.
Lapland Hide is located on the shore of the Lätäseno river, in the wilderness of the Enontekiö municipality, with no direct roads leading to it. Lapland Hide offers amazing opportunities for fishing, hunting, trekking, and seeing the Northern Lights, and is also an ideal place for holding celebrations, anniversaries, or meetings.
Lapland Hotel Kilpis
If you are looking for old-fashioned hospitality and homeliness, Lapland Hotel Kilpis offers both. This traditional hotel offers a range of accommodation options, from hiking cabins to cosy holiday apartments. In addition to the 120-capacity restaurant and bar, guests can also make use of both the lobby bar and another pub-style bar, which is open until the early hours.
Majatalo Haltinmaa offers accommodation year-round in semi-detached houses in the centre of Kilpisjärvi. Its restaurant, Lapintyttö, has breath-taking views and serves a wide variety of tasty homemade meals in its buffet every day from spring to autumn. In winter the restaurant is open on weekends. The warm and spirited Halti Pub is an ideal place to spend an evening.
MS Malla – Kilpisjärvi Cruise
Once the lake has thawed, until the end of September you can reach the Three-Country Cairn aboard the MS Malla. The cruise takes about half an hour in each direction, and the excursion lasts about three hours in total.
With years of professionalism and experience, Polar Lento safely and comfortably flies Kilpisjärvi’s visitors to Swedish Lapland as well as to northwest Lapland’s best fishing waters and hiking trails. They also offer tour guide services, arrange fishing excursions and sledge and husky safaris, in addition to snowmobile rentals.
Kilpis Restaurant (Ravintola Kilpis)
Kilpis Restaurant is open throughout the year and offers a hearty and tasty lunch buffet every day. Alternatively, you could pick from an à la carte list offering delicious meals including steaks and hamburgers. The 140-capacity restaurant is also an ideal place for bigger groups and for watching sporting events on TV.
Saivaara Cottages (Saivaara Mökit)
Stay in a fully-equipped cottage or in an old-fashioned sauna cabin in the Salmivaara area near the Saana fell. Ice-fishing and Northern Lights tours in winter, as well as grouse hunting in summer, are also available.
Santa's Chalets Rakka
Santa's Chalets Rakka consists of 22 modern and well equipped holiday apartments which were completed in 2009 in the Saanatunturi fell highlands.
Sportbutikk provides all the necessary equipment you might need for fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, and more.
The Lapland Connection / Fell Guide Martti Niskanen
Professionally guided outdoor activities in and around Kilpisjärvi.
Tundrea – Kilpisjärvi Holiday Resort (Kilpisjärven Lomakeskus Oy)
Tundrea’s high-quality fell cottages are in a beautiful setting on the shores of a fell stream, in close proximity to the Saana fell and the Kilpisjärvi lake. The newly- refurbished, comfortable restaurant is the heart of the Tundrea holiday resort. You can enjoy your meal there in the restaurant, or take it away to enjoy in your cottage.
Tunturikone provides guided snowmobile tours and rides, accommodation in ice fishing huts in the fells, fishing in both winter and summer, boat rentals, catering, car relocation services, and even firewood.
Villa Kilpisjärvi offers three high-quality holiday apartments right at the foot of the Saana fell. The village’s many services are located only 300m (less than a quarter of a mile) away, and you can access the hiking trails from the cottages’ yard. They offer incredible views of the Norwegian and Swedish fells, as well as of the Kilpisjärvi lake and the Saana fell.