Reindeer sledding and Sami culture in Alta valley at Sorrisniva

Address: Sorrisniva 20, 9518 Alta Date: Tuesday 16 feb 2021 - Wednesday 31 Mar 2021 Show map

Address: Sorrisniva 20, 9518 Alta

Sorrisniva has this unique and intriguing experience amid breathtaking scenery at Sorrisniva in the Alta valley. The Sami will guide you along through unforgettable events that highlight their past and present culture.


You will meet reindeer, drive your own reindeer sled, and hear stories of the old days and the special singing that is a cornerstone of Sami culture. After the sled ride, you will warm up by the fire in a traditional Sami tent, or “lavvo”, and enjoy hot coffee, tasty cake and other small snacks.

We will provide you with warm clothes and shoes for the trip.

For those who is not staying at the Igloo Hotel. The transport is not included but can be booket extra. Transfer from Scandic Hotel at 10:30 am with return from Sorrisniva after the trip at 14:30 pm.

Minimum participants: 2 persons

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Reindeer sledding and Sami experiences


Date Time Location    
6 Mar
Saturday 6 mar 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  
7 Mar
Sunday 7 mar 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  
8 Mar
Monday 8 mar 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  
9 Mar
Tuesday 9 mar 2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  

About this activity

Phone number (booking)
47 78433378
Phone number
47 784 33 378
Contact person email

Nearby accommodations


Trasti & Trine Stengelsen Lodge

Distance: 3 km
Stengelsegården is one of three fish lodges located along the Alta River, and the only one with road access. These walls are full of history about the river and the famous salmon fishing.
Motel and Guesthouse

Trasti & Trine Boutique Hotel

Distance: 3.4 km
New housing units in the forest, high standard double rooms in unique buildings with large windows and great views to the forest. The rooms have a hallway, kitchen counter with kettle and sink, bathroom and living room on two floors.

Sorrisniva - Igloo Hotel

Distance: 222 meters
Feel the silence in the hotel made of ice and snow. Explore the contrast between staying in the cold, while the cozy sleeping bag keeps you nice and warm during the whole night! Feel the silence and serenity surrounding you.
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