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Northern Norway Troms og Finnmark NORDKAPP

The Life of the Sami Reindeer Herders

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During this tour you will have the chance to get up close with one of the arctic's most famous animals, the reindeer. You will have the opportunity to feed them and maybe even touch them.

Once you had a chance to meet the animals, you will board an authentic reindeer sled and experience the way the Sami traveled in the old days. Your Sami host will tell you all about the life cycle of the animals and how the reindeer herders bring their flocks from winter to summer grazing grounds.
While enjoying the stories, you will be served a traditional Sami reindeer soup, also known as bidos.

3 reasons to book now:
- Get up close with one of the most iconic animals to be found in Norway. Feed, touch and learn about their life cycle from a real Sami reindeer herder.
- Meet a descendant of one of the northernmost indigenous populations in the world. The Sami are some of the earliest inhabitants of northern Europe.
- Taste the famous bidos, a traditional reindeer meat soup, served during the Sami’s most important celebrations.

Meeting point: pick-up and drop-off at your location of choice in Honningsvåg
Meal: snacks or reindeer soup (depending on program)
Capacity: max. 10
Duration: 2 - 3,5 hrs (depending on program)

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