Miessemánnu – Reindeer calf month May

It is a magical moment to see a calf taking its first steps

–  Nils Torbjörn Nutti, reindeer herder, owner and guide, 2018
Be our guest among our precious reindeer herd. An exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits you when the reindeer herder meets you among hundreds of reindeer. It is a unique opportunity to watch new-born reindeer calves taking their first steps. Receive first-hand information by reindeer herders who conduct reindeer husbandry as a lifestyle based on traditional Sámi knowledge. Round off your visit by savouring a traditional Sámi meal in a lávvu-tent whilst sitting around a crackling open fire to get a real taste of Sápmi.

Highlights

  • Being among a grazing reindeer herd
  • Having the opportunity to observe cute, new-born reindeer calves, if conditions allow
  • Learning about challenges of modern reindeer husbandry
  • Enjoying a traditional meal around a fire in a traditional lávvu-tent

Tour times

MONDAY – FRIDAY: 6 – 31 May 2019
Option): Self-arranged transfer to/from Silkkimuotka
START: 18.00 Silkkimuotka
END: 21.00 Silkkimuotka
Option): Including return transfer from/to Kiruna or Icehotel by minibus
PICK-UP: 16.15 Kiruna Tourist Center or hotel, 16.45 Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi
DROP-OFF: Approx. 22.15 Icehotel, 22.45 in central Kiruna

Price

Option): Self-arranged arrival and departure to Silkkimuotka
Adult: SEK 2480
Child (3-12 yrs): SEK 1240

 

Option): Including return transfer from/to Kiruna or Icehotel by minibus
Adult: SEK 2850 
Child (3-12 yrs): SEK 1425

Good to know

FOOD: Fried smoked reindeer meat, with flat bread and lingonberry jam, coffee/tea included.
EQUIPMENT: Appropriate and warm outdoor clothing recommended, not included.
GROUP SIZE: Min 2 people.
CONDITIONS: Guests participate in our activities at their own responsibility and are obliged to follow the safety instructions assigned by the guide. Tour will be adapted to prevailing weather conditions.
QUALITY: Nature’s Best Sweden labelled, and Sápmi Experience and Sustainable Arctic Destination certified.