We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Sweden
Phone Number: 84 63 21 00

A 450-kilometer-long hiking trail through northern Sweden.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 34 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 17
  • 5
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
An absolute gem of a trek

I walked the first section of the Kungsleden from Abisko to Nikkaluokta, staying in STF huts. This is a superb walk. Not too physically demanding but not a doddle either. Great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

34 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 22: English reviews
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a very short and limited part of the Kungsleden mountain trail, but soo beautiful. Very easy also for hiking beginners with good service at the different huts along the trail.

Thank Christer G
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I walked the first section of the Kungsleden from Abisko to Nikkaluokta, staying in STF huts. This is a superb walk. Not too physically demanding but not a doddle either. Great scenery, with huge mountains, reindeer and majestic passes. The daily distances range from 12 to 25 km and I carried 13 kg, which was about enough. The weather was... More 

Thank Munrosaxman
The Hague, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked the northernmost section of the Kungsleden in June 2016 (Abisko-Kebnekaise). The hiking was fantastic with beautiful scenery every day. The mountains of the Swedish north are so remote that you can easily forget your day to day life. The STF huts are excellent - the larger ones with shops/saunas are amazing, and a very welcome sight at the... More 

Thank Paulnznl
Level Contributor
52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We trekked from Abisko, staying at Abiskojaure, Alesjaure, Salka, Kebnekaise. The trails up until the split near Singi (if you're heading to Kebnekaise) are very clearly marked and you really don't need a map; the summer trail to Kebnekaise was harder to follow, though not helped by some pretty poor weather. The STF huts are fine and fairly comfortable, though... More 

Thank Tess_and_company
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 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 

3 Thank Alice T
Boliden, Sweden
Level Contributor
743 reviews
556 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
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!

2 Thank Ana L
Malmo, Sweden
Level Contributor
108 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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 

6 Thank VonRotbart
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Helene N
Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

Thank Maximesw
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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

5 Thank KonradVP

Travelers who viewed Kungsleden also viewed

Abisko, Norrbotten County
Vasterbotten County, Sweden
Umea, Vasterbotten County
Saxnas, Vasterbotten County

Been to Kungsleden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kungsleden and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Kungsleden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?