VIP Vuoján – Reindeer sled excursion

 

The best way to see Lapland is behind a reindeer

–  Kate Johnson in The Times 2012
This is an amazing hands-on eco adventure for outdoor enthusiasts who look for a truly traditional Sámi activity.
Handle and drive your own reindeer with sled along an approximately 8 km long trail through the vast and gorgeous winter landscape of Sápmi. You will then get the opportunity to warm yourself by the fire and enjoy a Sámi meal in our traditional tent. The intimate lávvu atmosphere opens up for discussions about Sámi culture, traditions and lifestyle, a perfect opportunity for you to learn from Europe’s only recognised indigenous people!

Highlights

  • Handle and drive your own reindeer with sled actively through the winter landscape
  • Learn more about the Sámi culture
  • Have personal conversations with your guide
  • Eat a traditional Sámi meal by the fire
  • Join a tour quality-labelled according to Nature’s Best Sweden

Included

 

  • Winter outer wear (thermal overall, warm boots, hat and mittens)
  • Hot lunch and beverage
  • Transfers to and from Kiruna hotels/ Tourist Center, Reindeer Lodge or Icehotel

Price

 

Adult: SEK 5000
Child (8-15 yrs): SEK 3000

Min age for the tour 8 years. Min age to drive own reindeer sled 16 years. Child sits in an adult’s sled. General good level of health and fitness required.

 

Tour times

START:
09.00 at Nutti Sámi Siida, Marknadsvägen 84 in SE – 981 91 Jukkasjärvi
END:
Approx. 13.00, Back in Kiruna: 13.45
PICK-UP TRANSFER:
08.15 Kiruna hotels/ Tourist Center, 09.00 Icehotel

This tour is available on request 7 January – 7 April 2019, for private groups of 2-8 people.

How to dress properly for winter? Check out our clothing list
How to get here? Check out our travel directions