Reindeer Feeding and Sami History

Prices from

1590 NOK

per person

This tour is conducted by Tromsø Arctic Reindeer Experience. Join Sami guides for an unforgettable reindeer experience. After a 25-minute drive from the city centre, you will visit their camp and have a chance to feed the herd of around 300 reindeer.

General information

Start your Sami experience by hand-feeding a herd of 300 reindeer before entering the gamme for a hot traditional meal cooked over the fire. Finish the day by gathering around the fire to enjoy the sounds of joiking (songs), Sami history and stories.

The itinerary will be:
-Pick up at the corner of Bankgata and Fredrik Langes Gate at 9.45 (or 12.45 for afternoon tours)
- 25-minute bus drive to the reindeer camp
- Feeding of wild reindeer around the camp
- Guests can test lasso throwing (but not on real reindeer)
-Warm drinks inside a warm gamme (traditional Sami hut)
-Warm lunch of bidos (a traditional reindeer stew) with more hot
drinks and cookies (vegetarian / vegan / gluten free option available)
-Storytelling of Sami culture and a joik performance (traditional Sami
folk song)
-25 min bus ride back to Tromsø city centre. Back in Tromsø at about
14.00 (or 17.00 for the afternoon tours)

Included: Guide, transportation, lunch - bidos, traditional reindeer stew (vegetarian / vegan / gluten free options also available), hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and cookies
Duration: 4 hours
Number of participants: 1 - 100
Level of difficulty: Easy
Departure time and place: 10am (10:00) or 1pm (13:00) from the corner of Bankgata and Fredrik Langes Gate
.
NOTE! Check your booking confirmation for correct departure time.

We are always ready to help as much as we can with any restrictions or disabilities our guests might have to make sure all our guests can participate in all activities.

Prices low season 1.11.-19.12.2024 and 6.1.-6.4.2025:
Adults 1590.- NOK / Children 3-12 years old / 795.- NOK / Children 0-2 years old 0.- NOK

Prices high season 20.12.2024- 5.1.2025:
Adults 1790.- NOK / Children 3-12 years old 895.- NOK / Children 0-2 years old 0.- NOK

Prices from

1590 NOK per person

Facilities

  • Short trips
  • Wheelchair access
  • Guide
  • Toilet facilities on bus
  • Groups
  • Winter
  • Hotel return
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • November
  • December
  • Bus (up to 50 persons)
  • Meal included
  • Vegetarian
  • Family friendly
  • Easy
  • Tea/coffee/biscuit included
  • Vegan

About Tromsø Arctic Reindeer

We are a traditional Reindeer herding family offering authentic Sami Reindeer experience with over 300 Reindeer at the camp within a 30-minute drive from Tromsø.


We offer a number of tours, including Reindeer Sledding, and you will be hosted by local Sami Reindeer herders who will show and teach you about Reindeer herding and Sami culture. You get to feed these magnificent animals and experience the joy of being close to Reindeer, the feeling of coming into a warm lavvu (Sami tent) and gamme (Sami Wooden Hut), the smells and tastes of traditional Sami food and the sounds of the traditional joik.



All of our tours are family-friendly and suitable for even the youngest of children and infants. All children under 6 go for free. On our tours we offer traditional and delicious Sami food and are happy to cater for special food requests such as vegetarian and gluten-free diets.



We are always ready to help as much as we can with any restrictions or disabilities our guests might have to make sure all our guests can participate in all activities. Please check the website for more details on each individual tour or get in touch if you have any questions.


Visit Tromsø
Phone: +47 776 10 000
Email: [email protected]
Tromsø Arctic Reindeer
Phone: +47983 13 038
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.tromsoarcticreindeer.com