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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.
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.
Accommodation in Karasjok: Modern hotel with distinctive architecture and inspired by Sami culture, located in the middle of Karasjok city centre, in the heart of Finnmark. The hotel also has it's own Restaurant. We also have a nice, big sauna and relax area.
The surrounding landscape is rugged and beautiful. Try snowscooter safaris, husky or reindeer racing.
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.
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).
We join the native reindeer herders - the Sámi - in their annually reindeer herd migration to the Arctic coast. The tour is unique and this opportunity is a rare privilege, provided by sami reindeer herders.
Hiking with snow shoes is a wonderful way of traveling when you want to go out and enjoy the arctic winter, both in the sparkling day light, the pale moon light or in the narrow beam of a head light. All these tours have their own special atmosphere. Walking on snow shoes demands no special skills. If you can walk you can snow shoe. Hiking with snow shoes is a pleasant experience in it self but can also be combined with other activities like wild life tracking, ice fishing or even hunting. It also gives good exercise regardless of age or physical fitness.
Turgleder makes the Arctic wilderness accessible.
The howling wind or the sound of silence, it`s the wilderness that calls!
Have you ever considered doing something "wild and challenging"? Maybe it`s already your habit? Even if it is not, we offer an opportunity for you to fulfill your dreams of the arctic Norwegian nature in an eco friendly, safe and comfortable way.
Do you need informastion on activities and accommodation in the Karasjok area? Please stop by the tourist information and get the information you need on the area and the rest of Finnmark. We are specialists on sami kulture and activities.