How long does it take to hike the Kungsleden?

How long does it take to hike the Kungsleden?

The entire trail takes about a month to cover but because it’s broken into sections you can choose the length of your hike. The most popular section, which stretches between Abisko and Nikkaluokta, is about 105 km long and will take 10-12 days, although if children are in your party it may take longer.

How much does Kungsleden cost?

Mountain huts along the Kungsleden cost 520 SEK (60 USD) a night, or 420 SEK (48 USD) with STF membership. Huts not on the trail (e.g. Tarfala) cost 460 SEK (53 USD) a night, or 360 SEK (41 USD) with STF membership.

When to hike the Kungsleden?


  • Early season – late June to mid July. From the last weeks of June and into early July you can still expect substantial amounts of snow along most of the higher mountain passes of the trail.
  • High season – mid July to late August.
  • Late season – September.
  • My favorite season- Autumn.

Are there bears on the Kungsleden?

Nature and animals The landscape around the Kungsleden trail is home to a rich flora and fauna. The chance of seeing one of the major four-footed predators – wolf, bear, wolverine and lynx – may not be that great, but they are there. The vegetation varies heavily between the highest and lowest points of the trail.

How long is Kings trail Maui?

5.5 mile
King’s Highway: Hanomanioa Lighthouse and Kamanamana Beach is a 5.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Kihei, Maui, Hawaii that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels.

How do I get to Abisko?

The national park is easy to get to by train, bus or car from Kiruna or Narvik. Both European route 10 and the railway go through the national park. The railway station in the national park is called Abisko Turist. The tourist station and Naturum visitor centre are right next to the highway and railway station.

How long Kings trail Sweden?

approximately 440 kilometres
Kungsleden (King’s Trail) is a hiking trail in northern Sweden, approximately 440 kilometres (270 mi) long, between Abisko in the north and Hemavan in the south. It passes through, near the southern end, the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, one of the largest protected areas in Europe.

Are bears in Sweden?

Sweden is a great place if you are interested in wildlife. You can spot moose, reindeer, deer and various birds without too much effort. But Sweden is also home to predators such as the bear, wolf, lynx and wolverine. And very few people ever get to see a large predator in the wild in Sweden.

How long is the Wailea Beach Walk?

3.5 mile
Wailea Oceanfront Boardwalk Trail is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Kihei, Maui, Hawaii that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

How long is the Kapalua trail?

Kapalua Coastal Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels.

Is there an airport in Abisko?

Closest airports to Abisko The nearest airport to Abisko is Kiruna (KRN).

Is abisko the best place to see Northern Lights?

Located around 120 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Swedish Lapland, the Abisko National Park is the best place to see the Northern Lights, according to experts.

What to do on the Kungsleden Trek?

Journeying through a variety of landscapes, from low-lying mountain birch forest to alpine terrain, the trek can be done in either direction. The trail passes through four national parks, namely – Abisko, Stora Sjöfallet, Sarek and Pieljekaise. The Kungsleden scenery is diverse and dramatic.

Where to go kungsleding in Abisko?

The Kungsleden starts in Abisko at the STF Abisko Turiststation and the same named train station. The mountain station offers the chance to get everything you need for Kungsleden. Camping is prohibited in Abisko National Park. But there is an exception at Nissonjohka. Beside some good campsites there is a fireplace and a composting toilet.

What is the highest point on the Kungsleden?

The highest point on the Kungsleden is the Tjäktja Pass, reaching an elevation of 3,770 ft. If you are lucky you may spot the tracks (or the animals themselves!) of the Swedish Big Four – lynx, wolverine, bear and wolf – but you are most likely to encounter moose, elk and lemmings.

Is the hike from Singi to Nikkaluokta part of the Kungsleden?

Technically, the hike from Singi to the village of Nikkaluokta is not part of the Kungsleden, but it is a popular addition. If you would like to only hike this section of the Kungsleden, you can exit at the village. If you do not want to add this section in you can continue straight from Singi to Kaitumjaure.