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Photo: Markus Alatalo

Sámi

When you come to Jukkasjärvi in Sweden, you also come to Sápmi – the Sami people’s own name of their land. The Sami (lappish people) that lives here speak their own language and have their own culture.

During winter, ICEHOTEL arranges several Sami cultural experiences together with Nutti Sámi Siida, a Sami activity company that arranges nature- and culture experiences based on the Sami culture and a high standard regarding to eco-tourism.

Please contact our booking department for further help:

Phone: +46 (0) 980 66 800
Fax: +46 (0) 980 668 90
Email: info@icehotel.com

Photo: Hans-Olov Utsi

Ráidu – Encounter with reindeer

Join our Sámi guide to the reindeer camp for an encounter with the reindeer and Sámi culture. Try a reindeer sled ride around a short track. You hand-feed the reindeer calves who approach you curiously. Enjoy a hot coffee and taste suovas, the Sámi national dish, in front of a roaring fire inside the traditional Sami tent. Transfers are included in the price.

This tour is certified with the Swedish Ecotourism Society’s label, Nature’s Best.

Daily: 14:00-17:00 (no tour Dec 24).
Extra tours: 09:00-12:00 Dec 12-Jan 6.
Price: SEK 1880/person (Child 3-12 yrs SEK 940).

Photo: Carina Pingi

Vuoján - Reindeer sled excursion

Handle and drive your own reindeer with a sled through the wintry pristine forests. Experience the traditional mode of transportiation during winter here in Sápmi and enjoy a Sámi lunch in a Sámi tent. Transfer is included.

Age limit 8 years. Age limit for driving own reindeer sled is 16 years.

This tour is certified with the Swedish Ecotourism Society’s label, Nature’s Best.

Daily: 09:00 -13:00 (7 Jan-12 Apr only).
Price: SEK 2750/person (Child 8-15 yrs SEK 1950).