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Reindeer Sledding and Sami Culture Including Lunch in Tromso provided by Tromso Lapland

Reindeer Sledding and Sami Culture Including Lunch in Tromso

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Go sledding with reindeer and experience Norway's indigenous Sami culture on a half-day tour from Tromsø. Ride in a sled pulled by reindeer and led by a Sami guide, keeping warm with the provided thermal suit. Learn about the history and culture of the Sami from your guide, and take in the spectacular arctic landscape. Afterward, sample local food and listen to joik (traditional Sami song).
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Fredrik Langes gate 1
Fredrik Langes gate 1, 9008 Tromsø, Norway
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    Tromsø Lapland
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    Reindeer and Saami people
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  • Round-trip transportation provided from central Tromsø
  • Includes sled ride, traditional lunch, and hot drinks
  • Hear live commentary from the guide
  • Stay warm in the arctic climate with use of the thermal winter suit
Important Information
Departure Point
Fredrik Langes gate 1, 9008 Tromsø, Norway
4–5 hours
  • Beverages
  • Driver/guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Tromsø Lapland
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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EmeraldDiva wrote a review Mar 2020
Victoria, Australia3 381 contributions203 helpful votes
The sled ride was exactly as you see on the website, not exciting, but a good experience anyway. Feeding the reindeer is great, just to be able to be so close to them was a thrill. Lunch was awful, a watery brown broth with the odd bit of vegetable, really tasteless. There
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Date of experience: February 2020
fatzmo wrote a review Mar 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa96 contributions48 helpful votes
It was a different activity , reindeer sledding which is quite calm and moves slowly but the views all around are beautiful just being in nature with the snow scenery, the peace and serenity surrounding u its just amazing! It is cold whilst doing the ride, so make use of the
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Date of experience: March 2020
charlene_veverka wrote a review Mar 2020
Wilton, Australia196 contributions81 helpful votes
It was a great experience to see the Sami culture and learn about their traditional way of life. I enjoyed the simplicity as well as appreciated the hardship that they can encounter during the very cold winters. Reindeer sledding was nice to experience, but it was a shame that
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Date of experience: December 2019
Spiedie wrote a review Mar 2020
Antwerp43 contributions10 helpful votes
Booked a trip via hotel Clarion The Edge. The busride itself was already an adventure with meters of snow next to both sides of the road. Very warm welcome at arrival, thermal suites and boots available when needed. Reindeersledding in the dark surrounded by mountains was very
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Date of experience: February 2020
Lisa wrote a review Feb 2020
7 contributions
The scenic transfer is really beautiful, as well as the views ‘on set’. The reindeer were lovely, and we were friendly welcomed. However, the ‘saami’ culture was pretty disappointing, as everything seemed a bit ‘fake’ and veeeery touristy, so not really authentic. I expected a
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Date of experience: February 2020
About the operator

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By: Tromso Lapland
Sleeping in Lavu is great, deer sledding is not that cool
Staying in the Lavu is a great experience. Cozy and warm. The dinner was not that tasty. We had only the vegetarian
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Highlight of my trip
I stayed in February 2020. Had a great time, spent an hour with the reindeers sledding and feeding them. This was
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Bronwen C
Also sleigh ride
What a great experience! We so enjoyed the sleigh ride and did this at night time. Then reindeer feeding and a love
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Extremely disappointing
Reading other reviews, I’m not sure if we just went on an off night or what, but our experience was extremely disap
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Overnight in Saami Lavvu
My best experience ever. Best option for the people who spend all life in the city. Delicious reindeer meal, cozy l
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A worthwhile experience
Very nice trip starting from Tromso. We had bad weather but in spite of that we truly enjoyed the area, the hospita
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The reindeers were suffering
3 out of 12 reindeers were breaking down in the middle of the tour totally exhausted! As the guide didn't react to
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Cecile S
Incredible experience
We slept in the lavvu after dinner and a tour in a sledge tracked by reindeers. We were able to feed them as well.
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Incredible Experience!
The reindeer feeding and sledding were so much fun! Afterwards, we had reindeer stew for dinner while learning abou
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Wonderful reindeers and captivating culture!
We only did the reindeer feeding and enjoyed the wonderful animals immensely! The stew was tasty and the sami guide
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A Memorable Night.
Upon arriving at the site, we suited up in an arctic jumpsuit and boots, which kept us amply warm. We were then her
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Fun and informative
This was a great evening’s entertainment. My son loved feed the reindeer whilst the adults in our party were fascin
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Miguel Angel U
Great Experience, a little too rushing
We enjoyed a lot the tour. The reindeer Sledding under a sky full of stars and a beautiful aurora was certainly an
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Sami culture at its best
A very engaging and welcoming activity for all. Lovely hosts and we left not only understanding more about the Sami
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Niels Sunde
Spent a wonderful morning. The guides are friendly, helpful, courteous and informative. It was a pleasure to sled
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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