Posted on 25/10/2019
Tromsø Arctic Reindeer AS  Tromsø Arctic Reindeer AS  

Tromsø: Reindeer Sledding, Feeding and Sami Culture Experience, Norway  

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Entertain yourself on a unique reindeer sledding and Sami culture experience from the town of Tromsø. Explore the Norwegian traditions and local culture and enjoy close moments with the Sami people and herds of wild reindeer.

What is included

✔ Pick up /drop-off service from Tromsø City Centre
✔ A reindeer sledding ride
✔ Hot drinks (tea, coffee, hot chocolate)
✔ Warm lunch of bidos (a traditional Sami soup)
✔ Storytelling of Sami Culture
✔ A joik performance (traditional Sami folk song)

Highlights

◾ Explore the Arctic’s authentic Sami culture and enjoy close encounters with herds of wild reindeer
◾ Indulge in a traditional warm meal, served inside a warm candlelit Gamme (Traditional Sami Hut)
◾ Listen to traditional Sami stories and view the performance of a 'joik' (Sami song)

Description

After picked up from Tromso city centre, you’ll board a coach for a 25 minutes drive to the reindeer camp, a traditional farm placed in Tromso’s frozen wastelands. On arrival, your local guide will introduce you to the traditional Sami lifestyle and culture and will make sure that you get a glimpse of life in the Arctic.

Your experience starts with a reindeer feeding session. After getting used with these noble creatures, you’ll board a sleigh for an exciting sledding ride of approximately 10 to 15 minutes, enjoying the magnificent landscape around the frozen valley.

Next, you will get enough time around the fire, inside a warm candle lit gamme (Traditional Sami Hut) to taste a hot traditional Sami soup cooked over the fire and warm up with steaming coffee, tea or hot chocolate while listening to stories from ancient Sami culture. Your experience will be concluded with aJoik performance, an authentic Sami folk song.

The tour concludes with a 25 minutes ride back to central Tromso.

Duration of activity

3-4 hours

Not included/Bring with you

Please wear warm clothes, gloves, hat, sunglasses and good winter boots

Where we will meet

Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø city centre

Language/s

  • English

Starting time

10:00 am

Opening seasons

13th of November 2019 until the 12th of April 2020

Additional Info

This activity requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to bad weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Country

  • Norway