Ikolanaho, Rental Hut

Rental Hut, 4 persons / 18 m², 1 room, kitchenette


The reservations from our webshop (verkkokauppa.eraluvat.fi)Terms of reservation for the rental hut. Available for rent all year round. 

Ikolanaho rental hut is situated on the slope of Mäkrävaara Hill, on Heräjärven kierros Trail in Koli National Park.


  • Eastern Finland, North Karelia Region, Municipality of Lieksa, Koli National Park
  • Ikolanaho, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 04.4817' lon: 29° 49.7580' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6997058 E: 642910
  • Kotaniementie 28, 83960 Koli


The distance from Nature Centre Ukko to hut via the peaks of Ukko-Koli and Mäkränaho is 2.8 km.

Driving Instructions

The rental hut is a 700 m walking trip from Peiponpelto parking area. To get to the parking area, drive from Koli Nature Centre Ukko downwards along Ylä-Kolintie Road for 2 km and turn left onto Jerontie Road. Continue for 1,3 km and turn left onto Kotaniementie Road. Continue for 2,6 km until you reach Pieni Mäkräntie Road intersection where the Peiponpelto parking area is.



Prize group A
 (1.1.-12.6. and 29.8.-31.12.)
1st day 42 €
2nd–7th day 34 €
Prize group B (13.6.-28.8.)
1st day 50 €
2nd–7th day 40 €

Rental time 14:00–12:00.
No reservations longer than one week at a time.


Keys to the rental hut are placed in the key box next to the door of the hut. The key box opens with a 4-digit key combination. Before the reservation, the key combination and other important information about the hut is sent to the e-mail address provided when making the booking (please also check the files attached and your spam folder). Keep the information with you until the end of the reservation. If you have not gotten the key combination at least two weekdays before the beginning of your reservation, please contact Koli Nature Centre Ukko
When you arrive at the hut, enter the code in the box by rotating the numbers in the key box. Take the key from the box, unlock the hut, and put the key back in the box. Roll the numbers back to zero again. Always keep the keys inside the key box, so they won’t get lost or locked inside the hut. At the end of the reservation, leave the keys in the same box.


  • The well and spring nearby the Ikolanaho reservable hut are out of commission. Therefore do not drink the water even after boiling it. It it recommended to bring enough drinking water with you to the hut. It is also possible to borrow water containers and get clean drinking water from the Nature Centre Ukko
  • Sleeping spots for 4 in bunk beds, mattresses and pillows, no linen.
  • Soapstone fireplace, gas cooker, pots, coffee pot, frying pan and small set of cutlery.
  • Solar panel powered lights and charging facility (USB socket).
  • Separate dry toilet.
  • Dishwashing liquid, spices, fire-making equipment and toilet paper are not included.


  • Please check Koli National Park's What's New before arrival.
  • Water in the well and spring nearby the hut are not suitable for any kind of household use but only for putting out campfire. Do not take drinking or washing water from the well or the spring.
  • Please leave no litter or other traces of your visit.
  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • Pets are permitted in the hut.
  • There is a public campfire spot on the grounds.
  • Camping in the yard is prohibited.
  • Especially in the winter, it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • In the summertime it's recommended to bring a mosquito net with you to quarantee a good night's sleep.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management

General customer service, customer feedback and maintenance: 
Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland,  
Koli Nature Centre Ukko, tel. int. +358 40 7732442.
Booking, payments, and cancellations: 
Eräluvat.fi Customer Service (verkkokauppa.eraluvat.fi) 

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.

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Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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