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Address: Sweden
Phone Number: 84 63 21 00
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A 450-kilometer-long hiking trail through northern Sweden.

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Five day hike Abisko-Nikkaluotka

Honestly one of the most beautiful places I've ever been! Hosts at the STF huts along the way are incredibly friendly and helpful - the trail (this section) is very easy to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Alice T
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Bristol
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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly one of the most beautiful places I've ever been! Hosts at the STF huts along the way are incredibly friendly and helpful - the trail (this section) is very easy to navigate and views are stunning - we camped and carried our food for the five days but it's also possible to stay in the huts or camp by... More 

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Boliden, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I just hiked a bit in this amazing nature trail, but I would recommend you at least a full weekend, or even better, a week! There are plenty of trails to hike. Go to a tourist office, ask for info and maps!

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2 Thank Ana L
Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

For my first serious hiking excursion I decided to go to the advertised as a well prepared hiking trail, in the far north of Sweden. I prepared for the trip, like every a bit over entry level amateur - internet + multiple visits in outdoor stores. I re read several times what people say about the trail, and what the... More 

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4 Thank VonRotbart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

After having hiked from Abisko to Nikkiloukta a few summers ago ,we wanted to try back country skiing the same route from the 19th - 25 th March . A few days practice on icy snow around Abisko and many falls we set out for 6 days on snowshoes instead. It is done but not to recommend . Most skiers... More 

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Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Went there intending to do it on my own with nordic skis. Anyone with that idea, my one advice would be : rent a pulka (sledge). Unless you manage to pack really light, a pulka is a great option. Allows you to carry much more with less effort. Anyway, I met with guys that had pulkas and luckily they offered... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

walked the Kungsleden trail in 6 days. easy walk. go in september to avoid mosquitos. pack light, good accommodation on the way. take enough food and warm clothes. you will enjoy and remember the days like no other. saw raindear, an elk and enjoyed not to see one car for 6 days and no telephones

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Umea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Of course the Kungsleden is THE most famous hiking trail in Sweden. It is one of the best trails concerning services, huts & maps. The nature is fantastic. In summer the part between Nikkaluokta-Kebnekaise & Abisko can be quiet full. Than one might consider to take one of the many sideroutes in the area that are equally well marked. But... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

From Abisko followed the impressive Abeskoetnu River and on to the Alesjaure Mountain Hut. Then through the valley via the Tatja Pass upto the Salka Mountain Hut. Then a descent to the valley until Kebnekaise Mountain Station. An attempt to climb Mt Kebnekaise although we only got to the first "summit" due to the foggy weather on the day. Finally... More 

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great trail, nice people. Lots of intresting facts from the people how are working at the huts. At the huts you pay a fee, but thats not much. You can camp every where.

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3 Thank 26Eduard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Walked from Abisko to Nikaluokta, an amazing place! Not too tough and not busy at all. Because you are so up north, the snow starts at 800 meter already giving you the feeling you are much higher. One tip: be prepared for mosquitos!!

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