Join a snowshoe trip to the top of Halde, which offers expansive views of the Finnmark plain. There, we await the northern lights around a camp fire.
Be a Sami for a day — join in trapping, ice fishing, tanning deer hides, cooking reindeer and other everyday Sami activities. Lunch is included in this fun-packed programme.
Sign up for a guided cross-country ski trip, with lunch and a coffee break. The route for this ski trip is tailored to our guests, but passes through both forest and higher terrain to offer expansive views over the Finnmark plain.
Snowmobile across the Finnmark plain from Kautokeino to see the northern lights. Along the way, visit a reindeer herd. Storytelling and a meal in a lavvo are also included in this excursion. Read more about Snowmobile safari.
Take a trip to a peak near Kautokeino offering expansive views over the Finnmark plain — and hopefully see the northern lights. A simple meal and storytelling are included in this trip. Read more about guided tour on snowshoes or skis.
If you were not born a skier, a four-hour ski lesson in hilly terrain around Karasjok can literally get you on your feet. Turgleder offer tuition for beginners.
Learning to drive a dog sled takes two minutes, and then you can drive off onto the plain with your own dog team. You don't need to be particularly strong or tough - most people can do it. So why not join a husky safari with Engholm?
Duodji, or Sami handicrafts, are based on ancient traditions. Join the staff at Thon Hotel Kautokeino on a small course where you will make a craft item and get an insight into Sami traditions.
For those wanting to venture into the wilderness for longer, Engholm in Karasjok offers a number of multi-day dog sledding trips in Inner Finnmark, with scheduled departures. You will sleep in tents or cabins.
Take a snowmobile trip over the frozen Finnmark plain to look after the reindeer herd, make and eat lunch in a lavvo and get a glimpse of reindeer husbandry. Excursion organised by Thon Hotel Kautokeino .
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Go dog sledding, reindeer sledding or skiing on the rugged Finnmark plain. At night, wonder at the northern lights dancing above your head.
Top 10 winter activities in the land of the Sami
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