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Reindeer Feeding, Lasso Throwing, and Sami Culture Tour Including Lunch from Tromso

Highlights
  • Learn about the Sami people on this 3-hour cultural tour from Tromsø
  • Feed the camp's herd of 200 reindeer
  • Listen to traditional Sami storytelling and singing
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Reindeer Feeding, Lasso Throwing, and Sami Culture Tour Including Lunch from Tromso
From US$ 131.96
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Overview
Immerse yourself in Sami culture and feed a herd of 200 reindeer during this 4-hour adventure from Tromsø. With your Sami guides, travel approximately 25 minutes from Tromso to the Sami camp. Enter the lavuu, or traditional Sami tent, for a typical meal with your hosts. Learn about the culture, history, traditions and folklore of the Sami people while sitting around the campfire. Listen as the guides perform a joik, or traditional Sami song. Be sure to bring warm, layered clothing. Round-trip transportation from Tromsø is included.
What to Expect
Meet your tour group and Sami guides at a centrally located meeting place to start your adventure. Be sure to dress in warm clothing, including gloves and a hat. Board a comfortable vehicle for the 25-minute trip to the Sami camp. 

Upon arrival at the camp, get a chance to feed the herd of over 200 reindeer. This herd is the source of their livelihood, a tradition for the Sami people, who are historically nomadic. Try out some lasso throwing on a practice target, gaining an appreciation of how the Sami manage their herd.

After the feeding, make your way inside the lavuu, or traditional tent, to warm up. Listen to stories and facts about the people's culture, traditions and history. Enjoy a lunch of bidos, a type of soup, and cake with coffee. Hear a performance of a joik, a song in the native Sami style. 

Board your vehicle for the 25-minute return trip back to the departure point in Tromsø city center.
Reviews (42)
1 - 5 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2018
Wonderful experience!

The Samis were so kind and great, we had a really nice morning feeding the reinders and learning many things. And the food was awesome!

Thank Nuria P
Reviewed 4 October 2018
An Incredible Experience

We would highly recommend the Sami Culture/Reindeer feeding tour near Tromso. We learned about the indigenous people of the region: language, crafts, clothing, food, dance, reindeer herding, etc. The experience was quite genuine. The Sami people were warm and generous. The reindeer stew was absolutely...More

Thank barbarabS9294FA
Reviewed 13 April 2018
Highly recommended!!!

This was one of the best experiences of my life! The employees are amazing and friendly. We learned a lot about the Sami culture, learned how to throw a lasso, learned a lot about reindeer, and got to feed and hang out with 300 reindeer...More

3  Thank JennJaeg
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Fun fun fun

We took the activity without sledding and at the end I'm glad we didn't do it. I don't think it worth the price. The price could seem pretty steep but it's Norway. I found it justifiable. They took good care of us from start until...More

Thank LeoLHR
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile
Definitely worth it

Really nice experience. This tour gave insights about sami life and reindeer herding. The guides are very friendly and answer all of your questions easily

Thank Peter D
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