Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism when operating in the wilderness area.

Autumn colors in Kilpisjärvi. Photo: Ismo Pekkarinen
 

Guided Excursions

  • Adventure by Design (www.adventurebydesign.fi)
    • Hiking, skiing, snow shoe walking and photography
  • Ailakkasafarit (www.ailakkasafarit.fi, in Finnish)
    • Skiing, fishing, snow shoe walking and snow mobiling. 
  • Arctic Polar (www.arcticpolar.net)
    • Fishing and snow mobiling safaris.
  • Aurora Kilpisjärvi (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Skiing, fishing, white water rafting, snow mobiling, snow shoe walking, berry picking, paddling, hunting, hiking, reindeer safaris, mountain biking, mushroom picking, northern lights, reindeer feeding and other theme excursions. 
  • Cape Lapland (www.capelapland.com)
    • Skiing, white water rafting, dog-sled rides, snow shoe walking, canoeing and hiking.
  • Erässeikkailija (www.erasseikkailija.com, in Finnish)
    • Berry picking, hiking, cycling and mushroom picking excursions.
  • Esko Kultima Tmi (www.kultimanliikenne.fi, in Finnish)
    • Fishing, hunting, snow mobiling, reindeer safaris and hikes.
  • Feelhouse (www.feelhouse.fi, in Finnish)
    • ​Skiing, fishing, canoeing, cycling, hunting and theme trips.
  • Four Seasons Outdoors (www.fourseasonsoutdoors.fi, in Finnish)
    • Skiing, snow shoe walking, canoeing, hiking and other theme excursions.
  • Grayling Land (www.graylingland.com)
    • Fishing, fly-fishing, white water rafting, snow shoe walking, canoeing and snow mobiling in Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, Muonio Area and Finnmark.
  • Harriniva Hotels & Safaris (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Fishing, dog-sled rides, white water rafting, snow shoe walking, canoeing, reindeer safaris, cycling.
  • Hyvän Tähen (www.hyvantahen.fi)
    • Skiing, snow shoe walking, white water rafting, canoeing, hunting, hiking, nature, and theme excursions.
  • Ice Hetta Finland (www.icehetta.com, in Finnish)
    • Fishing, bird watching, hunting, snow mobiling, photographing
  • Joonas Rousu
    • Fishing and snow mobiling tours
    • Contact: joonas.rousu@co.inet.fi, Tel. +358 400 744 957
  • Juhan safari- ja lomamatkat (www.paljakka.fi, in Finnish)
    • ​Snow mobiling
  • Kilpishalli Oy (www.kilpishalli.fi, in Finnish)
    • Snow mobiling
    • ​Skiing and snow mobiling.
  • Kilpisjärven Tunturimajat (www.tunturimajat.com)
    • ​Snow mobiling and reindeer safaris.
  • Kilpislomat (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Skiing, fishing, white water rafting, snow mobiling, snow shoe walking, berry picking, paddling, hunting, hiking, reindeer safaris, mountain biking, mushroom picking, northern lights, reindeer feeding and other theme excursions. 
  • Kilpissafarit (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Skiing, fishing, white water rafting, snow mobiling, snow shoe walking, berry picking, paddling, hunting, hiking, reindeer safaris, mountain biking, mushroom picking, northern lights, reindeer feeding and other theme excursions. 
  • Käsivarren kala (www.kasivarrenkala.fi)
    • ​Snow mobiling, fishing, ice fshing of the Arctic char and hiking
  • Lapin Safarit (www.lapinsafarit.fi)
    • Fishing, dog-sled rides, snow shoe walking, snow mobiling, hiking, reindeer-sleigh rides or reindeer safaris, cycling and theme excursions.
  • Lapland Hide (www.laplandhide.com)
    • Skiing, fishing, white water rafting, bird watching, snow shoe walking, berry picking, canoeing, hunting, snow mobiling, hiking, mushroom picking and theme excursions.
  • Levin Tunturilomat (www.levintunturilomat.fi)
    • Snow mobiling safaris also in Käsivarsi Wilderness Area.
  • Ohjelmapalvelu Ridni
    • Guide services 
    • Contact: ridni(at)hotmail.com,  tel. +358 40 069 8330
  • Pohjolan Safarit - Nordic Safaris (www.nordicsafaris.com)
    • Skiing, snow shoe walking, white water rafting, fishing, canoeing, snow mobiling, reindeer safaris or sleigh rides, northern lights safaris.
  • Polar Flight (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Fishing, dog-sled rides, white water rafting, snow mobiling.
    • Equipment rental: Snow mobiles and sledges, boats on the lakes Poro-, Pitsus-, Somas- and Raittijärvi, canoes, tents, rubberboats etc.
  • Saivaara mökit (www.saivaaramokit.fi)
    • Skiing, fishing, hunting and snow mobiling.
  • Skibotn Husky (www.skibotnhusky.com, in Norwegian)
    • Dog-sled safaris from Norway to Käsivarsi Wilderness Area.
  • Slope Adventures (www.slopeadventures.com)
    • Safaris, nature excusions
  • Sportbutikk (www.kilpishalli.fi, in Finnish)
    • Snow mobiling. 
    • Contact: pete(at)sportbutikk.fi, tel. +358 44 540 7008.
  • The Lapland Connection (www.thelaplandconnection.com)
    • Snow mobiling, fishing, dog-sled safaris, cycling, white water rafting, mountain biking, hiking, snow shoe walking, theme excursions to Malla, Saana and Halti Fell in Käsivarsi Wilderness Area. 
  • Tmi Aarne Kultima
    • Snow mobiling, fishing, hunting
    • Contact: aarne.kultima@pp.inet.fi, tel. +358 40 5047823
  • Tmi Kalervo Ylisaukko-oja
    • Snow mobiling and fishing safaris in Käsivarsi Wilderness Area.
    • Contact: kalervo.ylisaukko-oja(at)pp.inet.fi, tel. +358 40 039 1375.
  • Tmi Seppo Alatalo
    • Snow mobiling.
    • Contact: seppo.alatalo(at)pp.inet.fi, tel. +358 40 723 7913. 
  • Tundrea (www.tundrea.com)
    • Snow mobiling, skiing, snow shoe walking, photography, mountain biking, canoeing, hiking, fishing, hunting.
  • Tunturikone (www.tunturikone.fi, in Finnish)
    • Fishing, snow mobiling. 
  • UT Palvelu Oy
    • Fishing, and snow mobiling 
    • Contact: Tuomo Hyvönen, tel. +358 400 290 238, email tuomo.hyvonen(at)ovi.com
  • White Adventure (www.whiteadventure.fi)
    • Skiing, snow shoe walking, dog-sled rides and hiking.
  • Wild Hikes Finland (www.wildhikesfinland.com)
    • Skiing, fishing, birdwacthing, canoeing, hiking.

Equipment Rental

  • Aurora Kilpisjärvi (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Snow mobiles and equipment, fatbikes, snowshoes, skis, kick sledges and other outdoor equipment.
  • Cape Lapland (www.capelapland.com)
    • Canoes, kayaks, skiing equipment, snow shoes.
  • Feelhouse (www.feelhouse.fi, in Finnish)
    • ​Canoes
  • Grayling Land (www.graylingland.com)
    • Fly-fishing, fishing, rubber boats, canoes.
  • Harriniva Hotels & Safaris (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Canoes, rubberboats, bikes, snow shoes, snow scooters.
  • Hyvän Tähen (www.hyvantahen.fi)
    • Kayaks, canoes, skis, sledges, camping equipment,tent saunas.
  • Ice Hetta Finland (www.icehetta.com, in Finnish)
    • ​Treking equipment.
  • Kilpisjärven Retkeilykeskus – Hiking Center (www.kilpisjarvi.info)
    • ​Treking equipment, fell skies, backpacks, child carriers, Lapp's sledges, snow shoes, tent sauna, mountain and fat bikes.
  • Kilpislomat (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Snow mobiles and equipment, fatbikes, snowshoes, skis, kick sledges and other outdoor equipment.
  • Kilpissafarit (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Snow mobiles and equipment, fatbikes, snowshoes, skis, kick sledges and other outdoor equipment.
  • Lapin Safarit (www.lapinsafarit.fi)
    • Hiking equipment, bicycles.
  • Playa del Kilpis Tours (www.playadelkilpis.com)
    • Snow shoe walking and Nordic walking equipment, sliding snowshoes and kicksleds.
  • Pohjolan Safarit - Nordic Safaris (www.nordicsafaris.com)
    • Rowboats, kayaks, snowmobiles.
  • Polar Flight (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Snow mobiles and sledges, boats on the lakes Poro-, Pitsus-, Somas- and Raittijärvi, canoes, tents, rubberboats etc.
  • Slope Adventures (www.slopeadventures.com)
    • Snowmobiles
  • Tundrea (www.tundrea.com)
    • ​Kayaks, snow shoes, kick sleds, skies, mountain bikes.
  • Wild Hikes Finland (www.wildhikesfinland.com)
    • ​Hiking equipment

Food and Catering Services

  • Ailakkasafarit (www.ailakkasafarit.fi, in Finnish)
    • Meals in the terrain.
  • Arctic Polar (www.arcticpolar.net)
    • Café, restaurant, reserved catering and meals in the terrain.
  • Aurora Kilpisjärvi (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • ​Café, meals in the fells, reserved catering.
  • Cape Lapland (www.capelapland.com)
    • Meals in the terrain, reserved catering. 
  • Feelhouse (www.feelhouse.fi, in Finnish)
    • ​Coffee in the terrain.
  • Grayling Land (www.graylingland.com)
    • Meals in the terrain, reserved catering.
  • Harriniva Hotels & Safaris (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Café, restaurant, meals in the terrain, reserved catering.
  • Hyvän Tähen (www.hyvantahen.fi)
    • Meals in the terrain.
  • Ice Hetta Finland (www.icehetta.com, in Finnish) 
    • Meals in the terrain, reserved catering. 
  • Kilpishalli Oy (www.kilpishalli.fi, in Finnish)
    • Restaurant
    • ​Café, restaurant, reserved catering.
  • Kilpisjärven Tunturimajat (www.tunturimajat.com)
    • ​Reserved catering.
  • Kilpislomat (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • ​Café, meals in the fells, reserved catering.
  • Kilpissafarit (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • ​Café, meals in the fells, reserved catering.
  • Lapin Safarit (www.lapinsafarit.fi)
    • Meals in the terrain, reserved catering, hotel bookings and conference services.
  • Lapland Hide (www.laplandhide.com)
    • Restaurant.
  • Pohjolan Safarit - Nordic Safaris (www.nordicsafaris.com)
    • Meals in the terrain, reserved catering.
  • Polar Flight (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Meals in the terrain.
  • Tundrea (www.tundrea.com)
    • Café, restaurant, meals in the terrain, reserved catering, conference services, theme dinners.
  • Tunturikone (www.tunturikone.fi, in Finnish)
    • Meals in the terrain.
  • UT Palvelu Oy
    • Meals in the terrain
    • Contact: Tuomo Hyvönen, tel. +358 400 290 238, email tuomo.hyvonen(at)ovi.com

Transportation Services

  • Ailakkasafarit (www.ailakkasafarit.fi, in Finnish)
    • Snow mobile sled.
  • ​​Aurora Kilpisjärvi (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • ​Snow mobile transportation, taxi.
  • Aurora Lapland Travel (www.auroralaplandtravel.fi)
    • Incoming & Destination Management in Lapland
  • Cape Lapland (www.capelapland.com)
    • Car transportation.
  • Esko Kultima Tmi (www.kultimanliikenne.fi, in Finnish)
    • Taxi and bus services.
  • Erässeikkailija (www.erasseikkailija.com, in Finnish)
    • Boat transportation
  • Feelhouse (www.feelhouse.fi, in Finnish)
    • Transportation in the Wilderness Area and car transportation services.
  • Grayling Land (www.graylingland.com)
    • Boat transportation, ATV's, jeeps.
  • Hyvän Tähen (www.hyvantahen.fi)
    • Canoeing trip transits
  • Ice Hetta Finland (www.icehetta.com, in Finnish)
    • Transportation in the Wilderness Area and car transportation services.
    • M/S Malla - Kilpisjärvi Cruises from our harbor.
  • Kilpisjärven Tunturimajat (www.tunturimajat.com)
    • ​Snow mobile sledge transportation.
  • Kilpislomat (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • ​Snow mobile transportation, taxi.
  • Kilpissafarit (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • ​Snow mobile transportation, taxi.
  • Käsivarren kala (www.kasivarrenkala.fi)
    • ​Snow mobile transportation.
  • Lapland Hide (www.laplandhide.com)
    • Taxi, boat transportation, snow mobile rides and helicopter flights.
  • Pohjolan Safarit - Nordic Safaris (www.nordicsafaris.com)
    • Charter bus transportation.
  • Polar Flight (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Flights to the fishing lakes in the wilderness in Finnish and Swedish Lapland and also to the airports in Hetta, Kittilä and Rovaniemi.
  • The Lapland Connection (www.thelaplandconnection.com)
    • Car transportation, snow mobile transportation to the fells.
  • Tmi Seppo Alatalo
    • Snow mobile transportation.
    • Contact: seppo.alatalo(at)pp.inet.fi, tel. +358 40 723 7913.
  • Tunturikone (www.tunturikone.fi, in Finnish)
    • Snow mobile transportation.

Lodging and Conference Space

Other Services

  • Aurora Kilpisjärvi (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Souvenirs
  • Aurora Lapland Travel (www.auroralaplandtravel.fi)
    • Incoming & Destination Management in Lapland
  • Cape Lapland (www.capelapland.com)
    • School and nature camps.
  • Grayling Land (www.graylingland.com)
    • School camps.
  • Harriniva Hotels & Safaris (www.harriniva.fi)
    • Nature school.
  • Hyvän Tähen (www.hyvantahen.fi)
    • School and nature camps. 
  • Ice Hetta Finland (www.icehetta.com, in Finnish)
    • ​Services for groups treking in the wilderness.
  • Kilpishalli (www.kilpishalli.fi, in Finnish)
    • K-Market, gas station, post service outlet, bus and parcel service point, pharmacy
  • Kilpisjärven Retkeilykeskus – Hiking Center (www.kilpisjarvi.info)
    • ​School camps, conference services, party catering, sauna rental, souvenirs, fishing licenses, treking equipment sale.
  • ​​Kilpislomat (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Souvenirs
  • ​​Kilpissafarit (www.kilpissafarit.fi)
    • Souvenirs
  • Lapland Hide (www.laplandhide.com)
    • Conference services.
  • Muonion apteekki (www.muonionapteekki.com, in Finnish)
    • Pharmacy, prescription and non-prescription medicines, first aid supplies, natural medicine. 
    • Services also in Hetta and Karesuvanto.
  • Pohjolan Safarit - Nordic Safaris (www.nordicsafaris.com)
    • Conference services.
  • Playa del Kilpis Tours (www.playadelkilpis.com)
    • Tips for Do It Yourself trips.
  • Saivaara mökit (www.saivaaramokit.fi)
    • Selling local nature products.
  • Sportbutikk (www.kilpishalli.fi, in Finnish)
    • Outdoors equipment, fishing and hunting shop.
    • Contact: pete(at)sportbutikk.fi, tel. +358 44 540 7008. 
  • ​​The Lapland Connection (www.thelaplandconnection.com)
    • Nature school, Northern Lights excursions, guided tours.
  • Tmi Aarne Kultima
    • Firewood deliveries
    • Contact: aarne.kultima@pp.inet.fi, tel. +358 40 504 7823
  • Tundrea (www.tundrea.com)
    • ​Travel organizer in Kilpisjärvi, meeting services, business services.
  • Wild Hikes Finland (www.wildhikesfinland.com)
    • ​School camps

Foreign entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepeneurs operating in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area need a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus. Please have a look in this book: Sustainable tourism in protected Areas. Guide for tourist companies (julkaisut.metsa.fi).  Mail your application by email to kirjaamo(at)metsa.fi.