An Introduction to the Treehotel

Located in northern Finland, the Sami village of Kilpisjarvi is a stunning Arctic destination for those who love to travel.

© Kilpisafari

Destination in detail

Located in northern Finland, the Sami village of Kilpisjarvi is a stunning Arctic destination for those who love to travel. It is a stone’s throw from the borders of Sweden and Norway and you can take a snowmobile tour up to where the three countries meet. Surrounded by mountains from all three countries it boasts stunning scenery in every direction, even upwards, as Kilpisjarvi is perfect for a Finland Northern Lights holiday, boasting spectacular aurora borealis displays.


69.0492° N, 20.7944° E


114 (2000)



Time Zone


Why choose us?


Because for us, it's about you

Our itineraries are tailor-made for every customer – based on what you tell us your interests and travel aspirations are. We hear your desires and do our best to avoid your frustrations.

We are genuine

We choose experiences which are authentic to your destination – to help you connect with the culture. Keeping it real and immersing you in the lives of the locals so you can experience their way of life.

You deserve the best.

Our team of Travel Designers have first-hand knowledge of the destinations we offer – having travelled and experienced what we offer, we know you will get only the best service and luxury. This keeps our standards high and the relationships with our suppliers strong – so we can go the extra mile for you.

You can’t put a price on experience

Our aim is to supply you with the best – of everything. From the personalised service, to the after sales support, to being on call while you are travelling and ensuring our suppliers deliver on our promises – we give it our all at every step of the way.

We aim to promote sustainable travel

We choose the most sustainable options for transfers, accommodation, and activities, wherever possible. We explore multiple options in search of eco-friendly alternatives for you to choose from because we are passionate about our planet and understand the impact travel may have.

Travel Facts

Learn more about flights, climate and geography for this destination.

Getting There

Kilpisjarvi is a remote wilderness destination and getting there takes some time. With flights to Kittila and Enontekio in Finland via Helsinki or Tromso in Norway there are however lots of options. You can then hire a car or take a private transfer on to Kilpisjarvi.


The average summer temperature in Kilpisjarvi is around 11.5°C with the average in winter dropping to around -12°C in January and February. Temperatures in the winter in Lapland however can reach -30°C or below and so it is best to be prepared.


Kilpisjarvi has an abundance of waterfalls in the area. Tshahkal-river waterfall is the closest, at only 2km away from the village, and is well worth a visit. Kilpisjarvi is very close to the point where the borders of Finland, Norway and Sweden meet.

Plants and Animals

Kilpisjarvi is abundant with animals and plants. Many rare flowers can be spotted on mountainsides in the summer and wild reindeer can be seen around the local area. With two lakes containing a variety of fish, Kilpisjarvi is perfect for fishing or ice fishing.

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Our experienced and enthusiastic Adventure Artists are waiting to create your very own itinerary. Whatever you are looking for, we can help.

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