Ráidu – Meet the reindeer

Activity facts

Duration: 3 hours Suitable for: Everyone Included: The Sámi delicacy 'Suovas', coffe & driving a reindeer sled in high speed Gather at: Meeting Point
For thousands of years, the Sámi people have lived in harmony with nature and their reindeer, constantly moving in search of food for the herd. Here you get to meet the reindeers and even let them pull you on a a sled on a 200 meter track in high speed - a real adrenaline kick.
After a short transfer from Icehotel, still in Jukkasjärvi, you encounter the Sámi culture at Nutti Sámi Siida, founded by the Sámi Nils Nutti. Here you get to meet and feed the curious reindeer and learn more about the Sámi lifestyle and the indigenous people of the region. Try driving a reindeer sled around a fenced 200-meter track, a wooden sled, pulled by a reindeer – a real adrenaline-kick. You then gather around the fire in a traditional Sámi tent where you are served coffee and get to taste the Sámi signature dish 'suovas'. The tour ends with a short transfer back to Icehotel.

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Equipment

Your clothing is the most important part in order to be able to enjoy your activity to the fullest. We strongly advise you to dress according to weather since most parts of the activity are held in a outdoor setting.
Included
Loan of warm winter overall, warm shoes, gloves and balaclava if needed. Visit Riverside Lobby to get equipt.
Required to bring
Dress warm underneath, preferably in thermal clothing, a warm middle layer and hat.
Tip
A great opportunity to film your friends or family driving the wooden sled pulled by a reindeer.

Keep in mind

This tour is certified with the Swedish Ecotourism Society’s Label, Nature’s Best Sweden.
Departure time
The activity always begins on scheduled time, gather at Meeting point at least 15 minutes earlier, equipt and ready. Please note that you as a guest are personally responsible to visit Riverside lobby well ahead to get equipt if that is included in the activity. Read more about equipment offered for this particular activity in the section above.
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