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Visit a reindeer camp outside of Tromsø on this 4 hour tour that introduces you to a little Norwegian culture. You'll have a chance to feed a herd of 300 reindeer, take a 15-minute reindeer sled ride, and then gather inside a Sami tent for a hot meal and to hear stories about Sami culture around the campfire. A guide also performs a traditional song. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.
Get an inside look at the traditional lifestyle of the indigenous Sámi people
Enjoy a thrilling reindeer-pulled sled ride and feed the animals
Savor a delicious home-cooked, traditional Sámi meal
Round-trip transportation from Tromso included
What to Expect
At your preselected time, meet the rest of your group in downtown Tromso. Board the coach and settle in for the journey out of Tromso and into the Arctic countryside.
Upon arrival at the reindeer camp, meet your herder-guide and the 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. Warm up with a hot drink as you hear stories about the culture of the indigenous Sámi people. Savor a delicious meal of traditional Sámi soup (bidos) and cake as your hosts introduce you to the joik.
Afterward, return to Tromso, where your tour concludes with a drop-off back at the original departure point.
Sjøgata 7, 9008 Tromsø, Norway
Traveler pickup is offered Please meet at the reception area of the Radisson blu hotel. You will see our guides there waiting for you in blue jackets with our tromso arctic reindeer logo on.
Returns to original departure point
Pickup and drop-off at designated meeting points
Transportation to camp
Coffee and/or Tea
Entry/Admission - Tromso
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
What to bring/wear: Warm clothes (at least two layers), gloves, hat, good winter boots
Vegetarian option is possible
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Infant seats available
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 70 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This tour is a must if you're visiting Tromso, I was in two minds whether to do it at first but so glad that I did. First I fed the Reindeers which was amazing, they give you plenty of time to do this and get...More
We had a specially booked evening tour in late March, so it was still full winter. We experienced a reindeer sled ride in freshly falling snow, a hearty stew dinner in a tepee and got to feed the reindeer. This was truly unique.
I promise not to post all 500 pictures of the reindeer, but I seriously took about 500 photos. They were so cute!
Anyway, the reindeer feeding and Sami Culture tour was great. To be honest though, it's going to be what you make of it....More
This was truly an amazing experience and one I would recommend everyone to do while in Tromsø! You get picked up by very friendly staff and driven all the way out to the camp. At the camp you meet even more very friendly staff and...More
Date of experience: April 2019
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Katri M, Outreach Coordinator at Tromso Arctic Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience, it means a lot! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed interacting with the reindeer, going sledding and learning more about the Sami culture and history. Hopefully we get to host you in...More
Response from AndeeChin | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you boom two tours, one for the reindeer and another one just for the aurora, which I did. As the aurora chase will have higher chance for you to really see the aurora, because the guide/driver will go to... More
I would suggest you boom two tours, one for the reindeer and another one just for the aurora, which I did. As the aurora chase will have higher chance for you to really see the aurora, because the guide/driver will go to where the aurora is by forecast. They some time go few places during that one night tour.