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Reindeer Feeding, Sami Culture, and Short Reindeer Sledding Tour from Tromso

Highlights
  • Get an inside look at the traditional lifestyle of the Sámi
  • Enjoy a thrilling reindeer-pulled sled ride and feed the animals
  • Savor a delicious home-cooked, traditional meal
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Reindeer Feeding, Sami Culture, and Short Reindeer Sledding Tour from Tromso
From US$ 162.40
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Morning Reindeer Feeding and Short Reindeer Sleigh Ride
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Afternoon Tour (start 1pm)
Only available for limited days during winter season
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Overview
To be invited by Sámi people into their lavvu to eat a traditional meal and hear joiking (traditional Sámi song) is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This tour takes you to a reindeer camp outside of Tromsø where you meet the animals, feed them, then embark upon a sled ride. Afterward, you gather insider the lavvu for a delicious meal with enlightening conversation about the indigenous people of northern Norway.
What to Expect
At your preselected time, meet the rest of your group in downtown Tromsø. Board the coach and settle in for the journey out of Tromsø and into the Arctic countryside.

Upon arrival at the reindeer camp, meet your reindeer-herder guide and their animals. Take the opportunity to feed the reindeer under the guide's supervision. Afterward, board a sled pulled by reindeer and embark upon a thrilling ride across the snow.

Next, it's time to head inside the cozy lavvu (traditional Sámi temporary dwelling). Warm up with a hot drink as you hear stories about the culture of the indigenous Sámi people. Savor a delicious meal of bidos (traditional Sámi soup) and cake as your hosts introduce you to the joik (traditional Sámi form of song).

Afterward, return to Tromsø where your tour concludes with a drop-off back at the original departure point.
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile
A “must do!”

Definitely worth it! Our hosts were all so friendly, helpful, and informative—I wish I could remember their names, but it doesn’t matter since they were all so nice. I definitely recommend the sled ride. Book the long ride ahead of time! Giitu!

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 3 April 2018
The best experience

It was an amazing experience and beautiful place to be. You can learn a lot about the Sami culture and the rendier, it is very educative and fun at the same time, worth it to be definitely. Recommended to all family members.

Thank Ramirez O
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Very nice experience!

The visit gave us a wonderful insight into the Sami way of life. Our hosts were very warm and friendly and the reindeer were adorable of course! The introduction to Sami culture, gathered around a fire in a lavvu was quite interesting. Really loved the...More

Thank Kam D
Reviewed 27 March 2018
Excellent and well organized Tour.

We had a lovely time during this tour. Short ride from town and then feeding over 200 reindeers! Very informative talk about the Sami people and their culture and sleigh ride rounded up the experience.

Thank Hugo929
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile
Mustn't miss. Wonderful place!

So many new experiences in a few hours. I don't need to write much as my photos tell everything. Highly recommend. Rất tuyệt vời!!!

Thank Minh Nhật H
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