Tsarmitunturi Wilderness Area Directions and Maps

Tsarmitunturi Wilderness Area is located in the middle of the triangle formed of road 969 (Ivalo - Nellim), road 91 (Ivalo - Raja-Jooseppi) and the Russian border.

Directions

By Car

  • To get to Tsarmitunturi Wilderness Area, drive from Ivalo towards Raja-Jooseppi on the road 91 for about 20 km, after which turn north to Nangujärvi forest road. From the forest road, there are several side roads to the edge of the wilderness area. From the road 91, you need to drive 10 - 20 km to reach the edge of the wilderness area.
  • To get to the northern side of the wilderness area, drive from Ivalo towards Nellim on the road 969 for about 20 km, after which turn east towards Kontosjärvi. From the road 969, you need to drive 10 - 20 km to reach the edge of the wilderness area.
  • Driving directions to Siida.

    Map of surroundings of Tsarmitunturi Wilderness Area © Metsähallitus

By Public Transportation

  • There is a daily train service (www.vr.fi) to Rovaniemi, from where there is a coach connection to Ivalo. On weekdays, there is a coach service from Ivalo to Nellim. Getting off along the road 969, you need to walk at least 10m km to get to the wilderness area. Coach timetables (www.matkahuolto.fi).
  • There are daily flights (www.finavia.fi) from Helsinki to Ivalo. From airport there is a trasportation to Inari and Ivalo village (www.kuljetusliikeilmarislant.fi), notice that you have to make a pre-booking on the previos day by 6.pm.

Starting Points for the Excursions

There are no parking areas, but you can park in any suitable place along the forest roads.

Maps

Electronic Maps

Map of Tsarmitunturi Wilderness Area © Metsähallitus 2014

Other Maps

  • Hammastunturi Southern Inari Waterproof Outdoor Map, 1:100 000, Karttakeskus 2016. The map is sold by Metsähallitus Ivalo Customer Service, Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Inarin osoite- ja virkistyskartta: Address and recreation map of Inari, 1:150 000, Lapland District Survey Office 2013. The map is sold by Metsähallitus Ivalo Customer Service and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Maastokartat: Terrain maps nos V522, V524 and W513, 1:50 000, The National Land Survey of Finland 2008 - 2009. The maps are sold by Metsähallitus Ivalo Customer Service, Karttakeskus and the National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Outdoor GT Northern Finland, 2016, 1:400 000. Map is sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Inarijärvi Vätsäri Tsarmitunturi, water resistant map, 1:25 000 and 1:100 000, Calazo Förlag 2016. Map is sold for example by Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida, Saariselkä Customer Service Kiehinen and Ivalo Customer Service.

Map Sales Points

Parking Areas

  • Nangujärventie and Kontosjärventie forest roads

There are no designated parking areas for hikers.