Ráidu – Meet the reindeer

Activity facts

Duration: 3 hours Suitable for: Everyone | The price includes: An exciting and educational meeting with the Sámi culture and curious reindeer | Pick up and transfer to and from Icehotel by a Sámi guide | Sámi guide | Meet and feed reindeer | Drive reindeer sled around a 200 meter track | Coffee and taste the Sámi delicacy suovas Age limit: 3 Included: The Sámi delicacy 'Suovas', coffee & 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. After a short transfer from Icehotel, 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 and
you will be back at Icehotel at 5 pm.


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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 an outdoor setting.

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.

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 at the 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 the equipment offered for this particular activity in the section above.
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