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Experience a unique way of transport in northern Norway – a daytime dog sledding adventure
This tour is conducted by Camp Tamok & Ice Domes.
A daytime dog sledding adventure through a snowy terrain, surrounded by arctic mountain landscape and scenic fjords. Our team of huskies are eager to greet you and take you on a journey out in the wilderness!
You do not need any previous skills to mush your own husky team. All you need is reasonable physical health and an eagerness to try something new. For this tour you will be picked up from the city center of Tromsø, from which you will be taken to our wilderness center in Camp Tamok (approx. ~90min drive).
Upon arrival at the camp, you will be provided with warm winter clothing and given thorough safety instructions and a practical demonstration from our English-speaking guides. Once you are ready, you will embark on your journey.
Two people will share each sled and a dog team. One is the “musher” (driver) and the other can sit back and enjoy the ride. If your group includes children, please kindly note, that each child must be accompanied by an adult. You can switch places midway during the 12 km dog sledding trail. Depending on snow conditions, we will spend approx. 1 hr 30 min to complete the dog sledding route.
After the dog sledding adventure, you will be served a hot meal in a traditional northern Norwegian setting around the open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent (lavvu). After relaxing and warming up, you can board the bus back to the city and reflect on a memorable adventure.
We recommend dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather.
We recommend bringing a scarf in cold weather.
What to know in advance
Minimum age is 7 years old. When making a booking for a child, please kindly
always inform us of the age, as
our guides will then be able to prepare accordingly.
Food and beverages
After the tour, we will serve a complimentary traditional Norwegian soup/stew. The main ingredients are
vegetables with meat or fish.
We serve bread, coffee, tea and water with the meal.
Vegetarian food can be provided if notice is given upon booking. Please advise us in advance of any food allergies or dietary restrictions: we will provide an alternative option. If no notice is given in advance an extra fee of 150 NOK will be charged
Transfers both from and back to the city
Winter overall suit (7yrs - XXXL), boots, mittens, hat
Hot meal (warm stew) and hot drinks
Self-drive dog sledding
Transfer by bus: 90 min (1,5 hours)
At Camp Tamok: 4 hours (Gear up, 1,5 hours of dog sledding free time and lunch)
Transfer by bus: 90min (1,5 hours)
Departure time: 9am (09:00)
Latest meeting time and place: 15 minutes before departure (8.45am/08:45), Samuel Arnesens gate 7, 9008 Tromsø
Duration: 7 hours
Level of difficulty: medium.
Please let us know of any physical conditions that we should be aware of when preparing for the tour
Number of participants: 2 – 24