REINDEER SLEDDING & SAMI CULTURE TROMSØ | Some experiences stand out, and the visit to the Sami camp is something to remember forever. We have partnered with Arctic Tromsø Reindeer to operate this tour as they are the Sami culture and reindeer experts. You will be in amazing hands at their comfortable, authentic facilities.
What’s included on Reindeer Feeding & Sami Culture Tour
Pick Up & Drop off in Tromsø (25 min. drive each way)
Feeding of wild Reindeer
Warm lunch of bidos (a traditional Sami soup) with more coffee and cake (vegetarian option possible)
Warm drinks inside a warm gamme (Traditional Sami Building).
A joik performance (traditional Sami folk song) & Sami Culture Storytelling
What’s Not Included
Photos Not Included
Airfare to Tromsø
Important Information About This Tour
Time: Daily 10.00-14.00, 18:00 – 22:30
Season: 1st December – 31 March
Meet up Point: Radisson Blu Hotel Tromsø
PLEASE NOTE: This tour is delivered by our partner “Arctic Tromsø Reindeer”, you will be greeted by their staff when meeting up for the tour next to Radisson Blu Hotel
Each tour includes the Sami Culture and Reindeer feeding as mentioned in “What’s Included” should you choose another tour option, the only difference would be the sledding add on!
Short Sledding (10-15 min) + Sami Culture & Reindeer Feeding
Long Sledding (25 min) + Sami Culture & Reindeer Feeding
Northern Lights Sledding (25min), Feeding, Sami Culture + Dinner
Sami Culture & Reindeer Feeding
Short Reindeer Sledding, Sami Culture & Reindeer Feeding
Long Reindeer Sledding, Sami Culture & Reindeer Feeding
Night Reindeer Sledding, Sami Culture & Reindeer Feeding / Chance of Northern Lights
More About This Tour
When exploring the Arctic, we want you to get to know the Sami people, and learn about their traditions and cultures.
Therefore we have partnered with our dear friends at the sami camp where you can enjoy an unforgettable day.
This tour includes a reindeer sledding and a Sami culture lecture at their camp. During this experience you also have a chance to feed the herd of around 200 reindeer, fun and exciting way to connect to this historically important animal. We then gather inside the “Lavuu” (Sami tent) for a hot traditional meal and listen to stories about Sami culture & history.
Some experiences stand out, the visit to the Sami camp is one of these. Johan Isak along with his family and team look after you with great intention for your optimal fun and comfort during this day tour.
Getting close to the reindeer – we love the nature and the animals that live here, this is a unique way to get really close with the reindeer and you actually are allowed to feed them from your own hands, with more than a hundred reindeer that are very happy to see you this quickly become a fun experience.
The Traditional Sami Tents
The traditional Sami tents are called “Lavuu” and the team at their camp has built a beautiful one to host you in front of the fireplace. A welcoming, historic and educational moment where you learn about the traditions, equipment and tools used by these people. You may also be able to try the lasso on some reindeer antlers.
Pick Up in Tromsø
The tour includes a pickup in central Tromsø and a short drive to the camp where the team is greeting you. There is plenty of time to socialise and take pictures with the reindeer before reindeer sledding, a hot meal, history and stories in front of the open fire place.
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