Ráidu – Encounter with reindeer

 

 

 

The best way to see Lapland is behind a reindeer

–  Kate Johnson in The Times, 2012
Come and experience traditional Sámi lifestyle and the art of reindeer sledding from our talented guides. Enjoy the close and intensive encounter with our reindeer. Help train, feed and even race reindeer while learning about the importance these beautiful animals have to the Sámi way of life. The tour is rounded up bu savouring the Sámi signature dish suovas whilst sitting around the fireplace in a lávvu-tent.

Highlights

  • Tour through reindeer grazing land in snowmobile sled
  • Intense and close meeting with reindeer
  • Learning more about Sámi culture and reindeer husbandry
  • Driving your own reindeer sled on a short track
  • Eating a traditional Sámi meal by the fire
  • Joining a tour certified with Nature’s Best Sweden
  • A perfect tour for the whole family

Included

  • Winter outer wear (thermal overall, warm boots, hat and mittens), helmet
  • Hot meal and beverage
  • Transfer fromTo Kiruna hotels/ Tourist Center, Reindeer Lodge or Icehotel

Price

 

PRICE 1: 
SEK 1980 per person. SEK 990 per child (3-12 years); < 3 years for free.
Daily,
5 Nov – 9 Dec 2018
7 Jan – 3 Feb 2019
1 March – 7 April 2019
 
PRICE 2: 
SEK 2280 per person. SEK 1140 per child (3-12 years); < 3 years for free.
Daily,
10 Dec 2018 – 7 Jan 2019
4 – 28 Feb 2019

Times and transfer

 
AFTERNOON TOUR 5 November 2018 – 7 April 2019
Start: 14.00
End: Approx. 17.00
Pick-up transfer:
13.10 Kiruna hotels/Tourist Center
13.30 Icehotel Meeting Point if you want to be equipped with warm clothes
13.45 Reindeer Lodge
14.00 Icehotel Meeting Point if you are already equipped with warm clothes
Drop-off transfer
18.00 back in Kiruna

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