Day trip

Tromsø: Traditional Sámi Reindeer Sledding & Northern Lights

Tromsø: Traditional Sámi Reindeer Sledding & Northern Lights

From US$ 226.88 per person

Experience the indigenous Sámi culture and see a nighttime sky illuminated by the green waves from the Northern Lights as you take a sled ride being pulled by reindeer.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Norwegian, English


  • Experience an unforgettable reindeer sled ride
  • Get the chance to see the fascinating Northern Lights
  • Learn about the Sami culture from your Sámi guide
  • Enjoy a warm traditional meal of Sámi Bidos and warm drinks
  • Take in breathtaking views during the transfer from Tromsø
Full description
Take an unforgettable reindeer sled journey through snow-covered landscapes under the Northern Lights, learn about Norway’s Sámi culture, and enjoy a traditional warm meal on a guided excursion from Tromso. After being picked up in Tromso, take in the scenic views on the way. Once you arrive, experience reindeer sledding, the oldest known form of transport in the north and central part of the Sámi culture. Meet the gentle reindeer, the true icon of the arctic, and jump aboard the sled, which takes place as a "raid" where each reindeer and sled are bound together in a long row with the lead reindeer in the front. Learn about the indigenous Sámi people from your Sámi guide. Get to know their past, present, and future history, see Sámi artifacts, and hear traditional stories. Enjoy a warm Sámi traditional meal called Bidos and have some drinks to get warmed up. If you are lucky you will have the chance to spot the natural phenomenon of the Northern lights.
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Reindeer sledding
  • Chance to see the northern lights
  • Warm drinks (coffee, tea)
  • Traditional Sámi Bidos meal (vegetarian options available)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcohol
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Get picked up outside the Radisson Blu Hotel located at Sjøgata 7.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Gloves
  • Warm shoes

Know before you go

  • The duration of the reindeer sledding may change be depending on weather conditions on the day of the tour
  • The northern lights are a natural phenomenon and can never be guaranteed
  • Photos often depict the Northern Lights colors as stronger than you may see them with your eyes
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