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Join us for an authentic Sami culture and reindeer sledding experience at our wilderness center Camp Tamok
This tour is conducted by Camp Tamok & Ice Domes.
A 90-minute scenic drive from downtown Tromso in Northern Norway. Daily departures via scenic fjord and mountain landscape every morning throughout the winter season offer wonderful views.
Upon arrival at Camp Tamok, we dress in warm winter clothes and boots and then head off to explore the ancient part of Sami culture and try the oldest form of transport in the north. As our reindeer herd is some distance from our barking huskies, your adventure will start with a short transfer by minibus to our Sami Camp. This fascinating cultural adventure includes reindeer sledding, introduction in lasso throwing, storytelling about the Sami culture and feeding the reindeer. This is a soft adventure, as we call it, since it is friendly and suitable for all family members even the youngest ones. The Sami culture & Reindeer sledding takes 1,5 hour itself.
After this unforgettable encounter with the indigenous Sami people, you will return to Camp Tamok where we will serve you a hot meal around an open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent. After relaxing and warming up, it is time to head back to Tromso and reflect on a memorable experience.
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
Reindeer sledding and feeding
Winter overall suit, boots, mittens, hat
Hot meal (warm stew) and hot drinks
Please bring: scarf and we recommend dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather.
Transfer by bus: 90 min (1,5 hours)
At Camp Tamok: 4 hours (Gear up, 2 hours at the Sami Camp/ reindeer 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: very easy
Number of participants: 2 – 20