Halti is a fell at the border between Norway and Finland. The peak (elevation 1365m) of the fell is in Norway, on the border between the municipalities of Nordreisa and Gáivuotna–Kåfjord, about north of the border with Finland. The highest point of the fell on the Finnish side is at 1324m above sea level, and thus the highest point in the country. The Finnish side of Halti belongs to the municipality of Enontekiö in the province of Lapland.The peak on the Norwegian side is known as Ráisduattarháldi. The highest point in Finland is a spur of Ráisduattarháldi at 1324m known as Hálditšohkka at the border of Norway. The highest mountain whose peak is in Finland is Ridnitšohkka, at 1316m. Halti was measured and mapped by the Finnish person Erkki Perä.A 50km trekking path leads from Saana, Kilpisjärvi to Halti.Proposed border changeIn 2015, a group of Norwegians began a campaign to give the peak of Hálditšohkka to Finland for its centenary in 2017 by moving the border between the two countries by 200m. The idea gained substantial public support in both countries, and in July 2016 it was reported that the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg was seriously considering ceding the peak. Norway ultimately chose not to move the border, citing the Norwegian constitution's definition of the country as an "indivisible and inalienable" realm.Take a look at our Enontekio online trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Halti and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Backpacking is almost the only way to reach Halti Fell, the highest point in Finland (1324 meters above sea level), because there aren't any roads near Halti. Of course you can take a seaplane by Pola... more »
Todella mahtava luonnonoikku! Jos kävelee koko reissun noin 65 km edestakaisin on hyvä olla hyvässä kunnossa. Koska kaikki kantamukset pitää kantaa itse. Varusteet teltat makuupussit ym. On oltava hyv... more »Really awesome freaking! If the walks all over the about 65 km to the trip back and forth is a good idea to be in good condition. Because of all the kantamukset to keep the position itself. Accessories for tents, sleeping bags, etc. Must be good, the weather can range from very much! This has to be experienced!
Big nice gift
Wow reading about this place and 👍
Places to stay near Halti
Plan your trip to Enontekio
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Enontekio
Plans to Halti by other users
35 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Enontekio BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Kilpisjarvi BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Kilpisjarvi BY A USER FROM FINLAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 49 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium