Ráidu – Encounter with reindeer

 

 

 

The best way to see Lapland is behind a reindeer

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

Highlights

  • Tour along frozen river Torne in snowmobile sled to get to the reindeer corrals
  • Intense and close meeting with reindeer
  • Learning first-hand about Sámi culture and reindeer husbandry, climate change etc.
  • Driving your own reindeer sled on a short track
  • Eating a traditional Sámi meal by the fire
  • A perfect tour for the whole family
  • Joining a tour certified with Nature’s Best Sweden

Included

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

Price

PRICE 1: Adult: SEK 1980. Child (3-12 yrs): SEK 990.
PRICE 1 PERIOD: Daily,
4 – 30 Nov 2019
13 – 31 Jan 2020
1 – 31 March 2020

 

PRICE 2: Adult: SEK 2280. Child (3-12 yrs): SEK 1140.
PRICE 2 PERIOD: Daily,
1 Dec 2019 – 12 Jan 2020 (not 24 Dec)
1 – 29 Feb 2020

Times and transfer

START: 13.30 Nutti Sámi Siida Yard, Marknadsvägen 84, SE – 981 91 Jukkasjärvi
END: 17.00 Nutti Sámi Siida Yard

 

RETURN TRANSFER WITH MINIBUS (included, to be advised at booking):
PICK-UP OPTIONS:
13.10 Kiruna hotels/Tourist Center
13.30/14.00 Icehotel Meeting Point
DROP-OFF:
Appr. 17.00/17.20 Icehotel
17.45 Kiruna hotels/Tourist Center

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