We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Reindeer Feeding, Lasso Throwing, and Sami Culture Tour Including Lunch from Tromso

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$123.20
Date
2 travellers
Options
Highlights
    What to Expect
    Meet your tour group and Sami guides at a centrally located meeting place to start your adventure. Be sure to dress in warm clothing, including gloves and a hat. Board a comfortable vehicle for the 25-minute trip to the Sami camp. 

    Upon arrival at the camp, get a chance to feed the herd of over 200 reindeer. This herd is the source of their livelihood, a tradition for the Sami people, who are historically nomadic. Try out some lasso throwing on a practice target, gaining an appreciation of how the Sami manage their herd.

    After the feeding, make your way inside the lavuu, or traditional tent, to warm up. Listen to stories and facts about the people's culture, traditions and history. Enjoy a lunch of bidos, a type of soup, and cake with coffee. Hear a performance of a joik, a song in the native Sami style. 

    Board your vehicle for the 25-minute return trip back to the departure point in Tromsø city center.
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sjøgata 7, 9008 Tromsø, Norway

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please meet at the reception area of the Radisson blu hotel. You will see our guides there waiting for you in blue jackets with our tromso arctic reindeer logo on.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transfer to camp
    • Guide
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Snacks
    • Pickup and drop-off at designated meeting points
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Tromso
    Exclusions
    • No exclusions
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Warm clothes are recommended (at least two layers), gloves, hat, and good winter boots
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 70 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (91)
    Filter reviews
    59 results
    Traveller rating
    57
    2
    0
    0
    0
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    LanguageEnglish
    More languages
    Traveller rating
    57
    2
    0
    0
    0
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews reindeer stew learned how great experience sled ride great morning relaxed atmosphere hot drinks story telling roaring fire warm welcome great fun beautiful landscape soup cookies sami herd camp
    Selected filters
    FilterEnglish
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 59 reviews
    Reviewed 10 August 2019

    What an experience! The Sami people were so warm and accommodating, and their reindeer stew is to die for! The whole experience was packed with interesting activities, such as learning to lasso, feeding the reindeer, going for a sled ride, learning about Sami culture, and...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank hzemmol
    Reviewed 26 March 2019 via mobile

    This was such an amazing experience, we got to learn so much about Sami Culture and reindeers! The hosts were all so nice and helpful. We got to feed the cute reindeers who were so friendly! The stew was so delicious and warm, this is...More

    1  Thank fatimaamiin
    Katri M, Outreach Coordinator at Tromso Arctic Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2019

    Thank you so much for the lovely review, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience!

    Reviewed 25 March 2019

    We had such an amazing experience with Tromso Arctic Reindeer! I must admit, I was a bit worried when we turned up at the pick up location for the tour to find that there were two big buses full of other travelers destined for the...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank liadhR
    Katri M, Outreach Coordinator at Tromso Arctic Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2019

    Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to share your experience, it really means a lot! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed interacting with the reindeer and learning more about the Sami culture and history. It was a pleasure having you visit!

    Reviewed 25 March 2019

    it's definitely a must. Being surrounded by this beautiful landscape and reindeers was just amazing. It feels like a dream, like being in a postcard. The sledding tour is also highly recommended. Same people and culture is beautiful. The food was also delicious. Time went...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Daniela466
    Katri M, Outreach Coordinator at Tromso Arctic Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2019

    Thank you so much for visiting and for your kind words! It's great to hear that you enjoyed meeting the Sami people and the reindeer and enjoyed every moment of the tour. Hopefully we get to host you in Tromso again one day!

    Reviewed 21 March 2019

    Very welcoming and friendly. We learnt about the Sami culture, the songs and the different dialects. Food good, reindeer great fun. Nothing too much trouble for the team. Best bit for me was the Sami singing as I felt quite emotional. Loved the whole thing....More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank DayTrip590872
    Katri M, Outreach Coordinator at Tromso Arctic Reindeer, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2019

    Thank you so much for your kind words and for visiting our camp! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the entire experience - I hope we get to host you in Tromso again one day!

    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    aquinkelly
    25 October 2018|
    Answer
    Response from V5737AFpaulineb |
    Yes
    0
    Votes
    Google Translation
    Key Details
    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • No Booking Fees
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: +852 30184991