Sweden

Daily Life of the Sami with a Reindeer Sleigh Ride (Rensjon)

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Price From £244pp

Departs Dec - Mar

Introduction

Experience the everyday life of a reindeer herding family at the Sami village of Rensjon and take an exhillarating reindeer sleigh ride.

Your Sami hosts will introduce you to the reindeer and there is an opportunity to feed them with their favourite meal of lichen. Then warm up in the Sami lavvu around a crackling open fire, settle down on soft reindeer hides and enjoy a light lunch of a typical reindeer dish. Whilst enjoying your meal, your host will tell you more about the Sami culture, the folklore and beliefs.
Then try some reindeer sledging with each person having their own sledge. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult.


Your transfer from the Icehotel will take approximately 45 minutes each way and the actual excursion takes 3 hours.

Duration: 4.5 hours
Price: From £244 per adult / £129 child 12 and under
Departures: Sun, Mon, Wed & Fri at 10:30 (Winter 2018-19)