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Tromsø: Reindeer Sledding & Feeding with a Sami Guide

Tromsø: Reindeer Sledding & Feeding with a Sami Guide

From US$ 147.39 per person

Just outside Tromsø, you’ll meet with Sami guides for reindeer sledding and a taste of culture.

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Duration 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Join your Sami guide for a round of reindeer sledding
  • Visit the Sami camp and feed the reindeer herd
  • Gather inside the lavuu (Sami tent) for a traditional hot meal
  • Listen to your guide joik a traditional Sami song
Full description
From the city center, enjoy a short seaside drive to the reindeer and their sleds. Hop on, and let your guide lead you on a sled ride through the snow. Afterward, you’ll get a chance to visit the camp and feed the herd - nearly 300 reindeer. Gather inside the lavuu (Sami tent) for some warmth and a traditional hot meal. Circle around the campfire as your guide tells stories about Sami culture and joiks a traditional Sami song.  The tour ends back in Tromsø.
Includes
  • Transfer
  • Professional guide
  • Reindeer sledding
  • Warm overalls and boots if required
  • Storytelling and joik
  • Warm lunch
  • Coffee and snacks
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Radisson Blu Hotel, Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø.

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    Important information

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    • Wear warm clothes (at least two layers) with gloves, a hat and good winter boots
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 369 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
    • Safety
      4.9/5

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    Amazing experience to feed the reindeers and to learn more about the sami culture! The host is really welcoming and told us a lot about reindeers and sami culture! The reindeer stew was delicious and the entire trip at the camp was heartwarming! Definitely an experience you should try while in Tromso!

    November 13, 2021

    Very nice experience! It was possible to walk together with reindeers, feed them, pet them and observe them in the place they live. It was also possible to sit inside at the fire and warm yourself, whenever you got cold. Fantastic food and warm drinks were available as well. I appreciated the story telling about sami history and culture. And the “joiking” at the end made me even cry a little! Highly recommend!

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    January 3, 2021

    Altogether this trip is well organized, the meeting point is easy to find, the guide and Sami hosts are nice and friendly. Though no sledding due to lack of snow, I still had a great time feeding these reindeers, other than the reindeers, the ranch is surrounded by beautiful mountains and fjords which were worth taking pictures, and don’t forget to taste the reindeer soup, it is delicious. In one word, I strongly recommend this tour to you.

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    December 27, 2020

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