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Tales of Ovi Raishiin - cultural and culinary experience in Reisa National Park

  • Saraelv, Storslett
  • +47 92055728
  •  /  km From You

Experience wilderness, storytelling and local food around the hearth while waiting for the Northern Lights at Ovi Raishiin/Visitor Point Reisadalen, the gateway to Reisa National Park.

While waiting for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) to show up, you can warm yourself around the campfire or by the fireplace inside our facilities at the Visitor Center.
Listen to stories based on local history and culture as we serve you a delicious dinner made from local ingredients.

Experience the natural surroundings as they appeared to our forefathers – before artificial light, flush toilets and sealed roads.

Listen to folk songs and tales about the landscape, the people who lived here before us, local myths and legends.

Our traditional menu is based on local ingredients such as salmon, reindeer, elk and cloudberries.

At the core of our experience is encounters between people and encounters between people and nature.

Warm clothes and shoes suitable for snow are required. It is warm inside, but outside it can get quite chilly while waiting for the Northern Lights.

- Evening in the Wilderness with guide/storyteller
- Two-course dinner with hot drinks
- Facilities to warm up if cold outside

Meetingpoint: Visitors Point, Saraelv at 19:00
Duration: 3-4 hours

Max 30 people. Minimum 8 people (We reserve the right to cancel bookings if the minimum number of participants is not reached).

- Transport from Reisafjord Hotel in Sørkjosen, pick up at 18:00 (6pm), back in Sørkjosen at midnight.
- Transport time: 1 hour each way
- Price NOK 350 per pers

November - March

About the location at Ovi Raishiin:

Excellent, but simple standard.
Good toilet facilities.
No running water or electricity.
Outdoor clothing and stout shoes are required.

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  • Source: Visit Lyngenfjord AS
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