Join the Sámi Culture Experiences and forget about your daily problems. Live the dream for a few hours and experience the atmosphere which is purely magic.
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Wouldn´t it be great to surprise your loved one(s) with a special dinner in the Lávvu? Maybe you have something to celebrate, If you are very lucky you might even see the Northern Lights.
Come and meet Anna, a young Sámi woman. Together with her family they are still living the traditional native lifestyle based on reindeer herding.
Enjoy a couple of hours spent gathered around the fire, where you can listen to joik, the traditional Sámi way to musically tell a story and to remember the old ways.
Until recent years, the Sami did not have a written language, and so storytelling is an important part of their culture; you will listen to tales from ancient times until today around the campfire. Stories about reindeer, the eight seasons, and spirituality you may sense only when you are able to live close to nature.
Authentic Sámi food is something that both Anna and Erik heartily embrace. Guests will be invited to cook and taste traditional meals from the Sámi kitchen. The menu will depend on the season and what nature’s pantry will have on offer. All food will be prepared over an open fire in the lávvu (tent house). The ingredients will be local specialties, such as reindeer, moose and fish.
Off course you will get to meet and feed the reindeer we have in the village. If you like you can also try to throw the lasso!
This tour is offered during the Wintermarket, but you can always send us a request if you wish other dates!
Date : 4 February 2021
Car drive to Polcirkeln Monument on road 97
Your experiences starts at the "Polcirkel Monument" on road 97, which leads towards Vuollerim, Harads, Luleå.
After a small ceremony you will follow Anna, in your own car to the location where the experience takes place.
Welcome to our winter residence
Welcome to our "home"
After you have arrived on location, Anna will invite you to her "home". Enjoy the warm and magic atmosphere for a few hours!
- Sámi guide
Visiting Arctic Circle incl. small ceremony
Close encounter with reindeer
5 course Sámi dinner
The tours can be held in English & Swedish
- Warm jackets and boots
Please ware extra warm clothes. Being outdoors visiting the reindeer during winter can be extremely cold
- Transfer not included
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This tour is partly outdoors and partly int the typical Sámi tent the Lávvu.
We advice warm clothes while the experience is taking place in the coldest time of the year.
For the part inside the Lávvu by the open fire, it is warm but can still be a little fresh.
The tour is suitable for children as well. The prices are reduced.