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Tromsø: Reindeer Feeding and Sami Cultural Experience

1. Tromsø: Reindeer Feeding and Sami Cultural Experience

Take an unforgettable guided excursion in the north of Tromsø where you will get up-close and personal with friendly reindeer as you hand feed them, learn about the Sami culture, and enjoy a warm lunch with hot drinks. After being picked up in Tromso, take in the scenic views on the way. When you arrive, meet the gentle reindeer. Hand feed them, pet their furry coats, and get plenty of time to capture magical photos with them. Be welcomed into a lavvo-hut (Sámi tent) to warm up. Inside you will be served a range of hot beverages to drink (coffee, tea, chocolate) and a warm meal for lunch. Listen as your guide tells you about the Sami way of life with reindeer. See cultural Sami artifacts and learn some secrets of how to survive in the extreme Arctic environments.

Tromsø: Sámi Reindeer Sledding and Sami Cultural Tour

2. Tromsø: Sámi Reindeer Sledding and Sami Cultural Tour

Meet reindeer and see a Sámi camp with this tour from Tromsø. Try reindeer sledding and enjoy a hearty Sámi lunch. Be picked up from the meeting point and take a scenic drive to the camp at Breivikeidet. Be greeted by your Sámi guide who will take you meet the reindeer that will take you on a sledding tour. Revel in the glory of the Lyngen Alps and the beautiful nature as you ride. Breathe in the crisp arctic air. Warm up with some tea, coffee, and Bithos (a traditional Sami dish that is served for finer meals like celebrations). After lunch, learn more about Sámi life, culture, and clothing. Experience a joik (Sámi folk music). Head back to Tromsø with newfound knowledge.

Breivikeidet: Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing

3. Breivikeidet: Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing

The tour departs outside the Scandic Ishavshotel where you will be picked up for a scenic 50-minute transfer to our camp in Breivikeidet. Upon arrival at our camp in Breivikeidet, situated in a picturesque valley close to the sea, you will be welcomed by your tour guide. We will provide you with thermal suits, boots, hat, mittens and cross-country gear (skis and poles). Before heading out on this adventure, we will teach you some basic skills: how to move, how to put your skis on, how to fall and get back on your skis. With these techniques under your belt, you will then trek through the beautiful alpine landscape together with the guide. Trust us - you do not need to have any previous experience - you will get it during the day along with the instructor. After the tour, you are invited into our lavvu (traditional sami tent) where you can warm up by the campfire with some hot drinks and cake. In addition, our basecamp is also the starting point for dogsledding tours, so there are about 80 huskies on the location ready to meet people and be cuddled with. After you have had some time to relax and warm up, you will be driven back to the city with hopefully great memories of your cross-country adventure!

Tromso: Frozen Fjord Yacht Cruise with Lunch

4. Tromso: Frozen Fjord Yacht Cruise with Lunch

This fjord cruise in Norway provides the opportunity to see a frozen fjord, make a snowman, drink hot chocolate, take home a printed photo from the cruise and eat local northern Norwegian cuisine. The tour starts with a 2-hour sail from Tromsø to the end of Ramfjord where you can enjoy the arctic landscapes and learn about the local sites. Included on this tour is a traditional meal of reindeer stew (reinsdyrgryte) onboard the yacht. After lunch, you can upgrade your tour to relax in the hot tub while enjoying a beverage on the return cruise to Tromsø. The crew will raise the sails if the wind and weather allow. *Snow onboard & the frozen fjord occurs between December to February.

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What people are saying about Ramfjordbotn

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 115 reviews

Actual Sami people that have a reindeer farm that they take great care of. It was a 45 mins drive to the place from Tromso central, and we totally loved it. Everyone gets a bucket filled with food and gets to feed the beautiful animals that are very friendly, even though sometimes they get a bit too excited about the food:)) You can upgrade to a reindeer sledding as well but if you don't you get extra time with the reindeers in the farm. After that you get a warm meal in the tent - reindeer stew and the sami people out there tell you a little bit abiut their traditions. They are super open to questions and always trying their best to make sure everyone has a great time.

It was amazing! The instructor was extremely kind and helpful, and it was an overall fun experience. We rode with the dog-sledding tour, so we got to meet and cuddle the huskies at the end, which was an added bonus. The activity was just the right amount of time, and it was organized very well.

Great experience to be among reindeer and have plenty of time to consider their behavior. Very instructive to hear about the Sami culture. All in peace and beautiful surroundings

Amazing tour! Super friendly guides! Naughty, strong, smart and friendly reindeers and of course: delicious food!! Would do it 100 times and so would my kids!

Very positive experience of feeding reindeer and staying among them, sweet and too adorable animals!! Good warm welcome from Sami, thank you!!