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Restaurant Alta is the restaurant of Rica Hotel Alta. It has a la carte meny with arctic and local food on the meny. It is open every day.
7 days of different activities and adventures in the land of the northern light. Visit the Norwegian Sámi capitol - Karasjok and try snowshoeing, skiing, visit a reindeer herder, dog sledding and more while you stay at the truly unique Engholm Husky Lodge.
National Park Centre for Stabbursdalen National Park and information centre for nature and culture in Finnmark county.
At least once in your life you should see the Finnmark Plateau.
On this trip we ski with dogs and pulks (sleds) from the town Alta across The Finnmark Plateau to Karasjok in the heartland of the Norwegian Sami culture. We sleep in tents and most of the trip will be of tracks.
This trip will let you experience the silence of the wilderness, the joy of being outdoors and the absence of crowds.
Feel the pleasure of being out in the wilderness and the rewarding feeling of having spent a night out in the fresh air. You can sleep under the open sky, on braches under a traditional Scandinavian improvised shelter or maybe even in an igloo, all depending on the time of the year and the weather conditions.
This is a great opportunity to do something new, lower your shoulders and learn new outdoor skills. Great food and stories also falls within.
As far up from the River Karasjoka as you can hear a dog barking is the Haldecohkka (the Halde top). From this holy mountain you have a 360 degree view of the sky and a perfect place to experience the magical northern light (Aurora Borealis).
This Nature and Culture trail is located 10 km south of the village of Kautokeino. Itis 4.5-km long marked trail with information signs and a picnic area with an earth and turf hut (“jordgamme”), and a probable sacrificial stone, “sieidi”, which is a protected cultural monument. This trail was selected as the Outdoor Area of the Year in Norwegian Lapland in 1997.
Starting in Masi, you begin the gentle ascent to the summit/mountain plain. You can spend the night at the Bingis mountain lodge, you must contact the teachers’ association well in advance of your departure: Foreningen Bingis, tel. +47 917 64 031. There is an excellent marked trail from Máze to Raggesluoppal which takes you on to Alta and Karasjok. The old postal route from Beaskades to Ladnatjavri is also a very pleasant trail.
With us at Northern Lights Husky you feel you are part of the team.You learn much about sled dog and dog mushing.
Play an active role on the trip and learn all about the huskies and dog sledding. You can take charge of your own team of dogs or, if you prefer, you can leave it all to us.