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Northern Lights and Reindeer Sledding in Tromso

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Crackling snow and clear night-time sky printed with green waves from the Northern Lights enjoyed from a sled being gently pulled by a reindeer. This genuine winter adventure is what we will do our best to give you on this tour.

We would also like to give you the opportunity to become better acquainted with the Sami culture and join a pleasant and fun Reindeer Sledding and look out for the Northern Lights at the same time.
Highlights
  • This tour from Tromso is led by a Sámi reindeer-herder
  • Your guide introduces you to Sámi culture
  • A home-cooked meal and hot drinks are included
  • Convenient round-trip transportation from Tromso
What to Expect
Your tour begins with a pickup from Tromso city center. Meet your guide and settle into the vehicle for the journey out of the city. Upon arrival at the destination, don your provided thermal suit and jump aboard a sled for an adventure through the snow. Afterward, spend some time getting to know the reindeer. Under careful supervision from your reindeer-herder guide, you may pet and feed the animals. Next, enter a lavvu, a temporary dwelling used by the Sámi people, and warm up with a traditional stew and hot drinks. Listen as your guide tells you stories about the Sámi, the indigenous people of Northern Europe. Afterward, head outside to (hopefully) spot the northern lights. Relax on your journey back to Tromso, where your tour concludes with drop-off back at the original departure point.
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Departure Point
Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø, Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway
Departure Time
6:00 PM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Evening-meal
  • Driver/guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Entry/Admission - Tromso Lapland
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had an amazing experience during our trip in February 2018. It gets very cold so you should dress accordingly, but the guides also provide additional apparel (boots, mittens, polar onesies, hats) there after the bus ride. There is also a vegetarian option to the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank paulmustiere
tromsolapland, Front Office Manager at Tromso Lapland, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Dear Paul, Thank you so much for taking the time out to write a review. We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful time and were blessed with a beautiful show of the northern lights! Warmest regards, Tromsø Lapland

Reviewed 4 January 2018

We really enjoyed this experience. We got picked up at a central hotel in tromso and drove for about 1hour. We were given a snow suit, boots, flashlight and gloves. We then went on a fabulous reindeer ride and were lucky enough to see the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank calsilver77
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I can’t recommend this tour enough. Ken and the Sami family who hosted my 8-year-old son and I with the rest of the group were fantastic. The tour was really well organised. A short trip into the mountains, a warm welcome, gentle reindeer, a fun...More

1  Thank Delia Z
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

After the bus ride and after the group was handed proper attire for the -20 weather the group was split into two groups. Half went reindeer sledding while the other half fed and pet the reindeer. Super fun. After taking turns at the these 2...More

Thank KimKeith M
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Ken and his colleagues were great guides and we enjoyed an excellent introduction to Sami history and culture. The location is also good for northern lights as there is limited light pollution. Very friendly and open atmosphere. Excellent evening!

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Response from Silje H | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes there is vegetarian option available, and yes in february we are still running tours. Kind regards, Ken, Work as a guide for Tromsø Lapland.
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