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Ráidu – Meet the reindeer

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 back to ICEHOTEL.

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

Place: Gather at Meeting Point where a Sámi guide picks you up.

Equipment: Dress in layers with ICEHOTEL overalls, winter boots, gloves and balaclava, which you can loan from Riverside Lobby.

Who is it suitable for: Everyone.

Keep in mind

Dress in layers but so you can move around with ease.

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Nature’s Best

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