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Tromso Arctic Reindeer

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Tromso, Norway
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About Tromso Arctic Reindeer
Tromsø Arctic Reindeer Experience is a complete Sami Reindeer experience carried out by traditional Sami Reindeer Herders within a 30 minute drive of Tromsø. We offer a number of packages but with all you will be hosted by Reindeer herders who will show and teach you about Reindeer herding and Sami culture. We have thousands of reindeer in the mountains and a herd of around 200 Reindeer at the camp so you are guaranteed to experience the joy of being close to these wonderful creatures, the feeling of coming into a warm lavvu (Sami tent) and the sounds of the traditional joik (Sami singing). This is a ritual which for us is an important way of life and it is our pleasure and aim to let you feel and experience it. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Reindeer Experience, Sami Culture, and Short Reindeer Sledding Tour from Tromso

Enjoy your half-day tour as you invited by Sámi people to partake in their traditions. This tour takes you to a reindeer camp outside of Tromso, where you meet the animals, feed them, and then embark on a sled ride. Afterward, you gather insider a lavvu (traditional Sámi dwelling) for a delicious meal with enlightening conversation about the indigenous people of Northern Norway and to hear joik (traditional song).
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4 hours
from US$159.55

Reindeer Sledding Experience and Sami Culture Tour from Tromso

You can travel through the Tromso countryside on your own, but it wouldn’t be anything like this reindeer sledding and Sami culture tour. The excursion includes a reindeer-drawn sled ride plus a visit to a traditional lavuu (Sami tent) to enjoy a meal and cultural stories. You also get the chance to stand with a herd of 200 reindeer under close supervision from a guide.
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4 hours
from US$195.27

Reindeer Camp Dinner with Chance of Northern Lights in Tromso

Visiting a lavvu (traditional Sámi dwelling) and chatting with reindeer herders is a rare experience. This tour from Tromso takes you to a reindeer camp to meet the herders and their animals and enjoy a home-cooked meal inside a cozy lavvu. Learn about the culture of the indigenous Sámi people and possibly spot the magical northern lights. Round-trip transportation from Tromso is included.
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4 hours 30 minutes
from US$177.41
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ErinB wrote a review Mar 2021
Tokyo, Japan2 contributions
The guide was just fantastic and gave so many interesting information about Sami culture. I only wish we would have had more time for additional questions and some extra joiks! Thanks for a great day! (Visited 3rd March 2021)
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Sunshine798552 wrote a review Mar 2021
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I didn’t expect it to be so beautiful! It really made my day! When we got to the reindeers’ farm, two beautiful Sami ladies dressed in their traditional clothes warmly welcomed us. We got invited into a Sami tent to warm up by the fire. Both ladies sang to us unique Sami songs. We were served hot drinks, traditional food and we enjoyed a long sleighing trip. We fed the reindeers which was-for me-the best part. It was one of the most beautiful days in my life! I just wanted to go every day :)
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Eva wrote a review Feb 2021
Oslo, Norway83 contributions33 helpful votes
The place is amazing, and people are so nice. We had a beautiful time. I highly recommend this activity if you travel to Tromsø, and especially with these guides.
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Eurona S wrote a review Feb 2021
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It was such an amazing experience, from start to finish. First of all - the reindeers were adorable and totally made our day and trip! It was also really interesting to see and learn about sami culture. We were lucky enough to be there on the actual "Sami peoples day" and so it felt really special to be there. The owners and guides were really friendly and open to questions. I would recommend this day-trip to anyone who visits Tromsø!
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L O wrote a review Jan 2021
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Very nice experience. It as well organized and the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The reindeer were fun to feed although one was a little aggressive, but he didn’t hurt me. The reindeer stew was delicious and there were plenty of warm drinks and cookies. Remember to bundle up and wear warm shoes!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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