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It’s the Time

LET’S.
DO IT.

ENJOY THE NATURE

Showing respect to nature is what Sami Adventure is all about and vision of Inga and Ole Eira is to respect environment, nature, Sami culture, and sustain them for generations to come.

Guided

Reindeer sledding

Difficulty level:
1/5

Embrace the guided adventure in Sami-style with reindeer sled and witness the stunning natural scenery of the beautiful Dankarvågvatn Nature Reserve. This bracing feeling will make you want to photograph all your memories.

Sami herding family from Kvaløya near Tromsø leads the reindeer sledding with you like they have for generations. During the adventure, you will interact with reindeer close-up and feed them while your guide is educating you about them

You will also get to master lasso tying and throwing from the experts. At the end of the adventure, you will visit our Sami village and learn about Sami culture, history, listen to joik [traditional Sami folk song], and if you like taste bidos [traditional Sami stew] prepared by local Sami granny in a cosy Sami lavvu tent

Northern lights

Reindeer sledding

Difficulty level:
1/5

Go on a time-travel adventure in Sami-style with reindeer sled and observe the fabled glowing lights of the Sun-Earth connection. This bracing feeling will bathe both your mind and soul.

Northern Light, also known as Aurora is named after the Roman goddess of dawn and it is both a mysterious and unpredictable display of light in the night sky. Especially when its dancing in the night sky, it will turn into milky greenish, red, blue, violet, pink, or white depends on the nature itself.

During the adventure, the optimum aurora experience is decided by the peculiar nature – and Sami herding family from Kvaløya near Tromsø leads the reindeer sledding. During the adventure, you will explore the beautiful Dankarvågvatn Nature Reserve and interact with reindeers close-up, even feed them while your guide is educating you about them. The adventure will conclude at our Sami village and you will get to learn about Sami culture, history, listen to joik [traditional Sami folk Song], and if you like taste bidos [traditional Sami stew] prepared by Sami grannies in a cosy Sami Lavvu tent.

Authentic sami

Ice
fishing

Difficulty level:
1/5

Be adventurous, bundle up in winter clothing and step out onto a frozen lake in the beautiful Dankarvågvatn Nature Reserve during crisp winter day with your sled full of fishing gear. While resting on a reindeer skin you will experience letting the fish lure sink into the hole drilled in ice and show off your fishing skills. The satisfaction feeling of catching fish is indescribable and it has to be experienced.

Local Sami herding family from Kvaløya will transport you with a traditional reindeer sledge full of fishing gear from our Sami village up to the frozen lake located in the beautiful Dankarvågvatn Nature Reserve, where the scenery is surreal.

You will experience ice fishing as Sami people have for generations by resting on a reindeer skin and sink the lure through the hole in the ice and show off your fishing skills. It is impossible to put the feeling of catching a fish from a small ice-hole into words. It is simply something you have to experience. Later, we will light a bonfire near the snow shelter besides the ice fishing spot, and maybe you will get to cook your own catch

Aurora sami

Ice
Fishing

Difficulty level:
1/5

Ice fishing and northern lights viewing, two winter activities in a combination you may only experience in the beautiful Dankarvågvatn Nature Reserve, which is only 30 minute away from Tromsøya Island. Upon arrival, local Sami herding family from Kvaløya will greet you and transport you with a traditional reindeer sledge from our Sami village up to the frozen lake with an astonishing view.

This activity is ideal to add diversity to your Northern Lights viewing experience as Sami people did for generations while resting on a reindeer skin and sink the lure through the ice hole while the Northern Lights are dancing above you. It is simply something you must experience. We will light a bonfire near the snow shelter besides the ice fishing spot, and maybe you will get to cook your own catch.

REINDEER INTERACTION

at sami village

Difficulty level:
1/5

Roam around with your guide where traditional Sami culture greets you with an open arm and emerges with you at your own pace through proactive interaction with reindeer.

where Sami style lavvus and the reindeer are blended with the nature in true harmony. You will also get to play with reindeer and feed them while your guide is educating you about them. In the end of the day, you will learn about Sami culture, history, listen to joik [traditional Sami folk song], and if you like taste bidos [traditional Sami stew] prepared by local Sami granny in a cosy Sami lavvu tent.

sami

Lavvu
night

Difficulty level:
1/5

Spending a night in the beautiful Dankarvågvatn Nature Reserve as the Sami people did for generations and enjoy the magical energy of the nature with wood cracking bonfire as the sound track.

These custom built Sami Lavvus are purposely situated by the beautiful Dankarvågvatn Nature Reserve and will seduce you with the beautiful scenery. Especially when the aurora reflects, the surounding view will put over a milky greenish, red, blue, violet, pink, or white blanket depends on the nature itself to play tricks with your eyes.

The custom built lavvus can accommodate up to 6 people and is one of a kind in Norway. During the stay, you will be transported to the lavvu located far away from artificial lights and cilivization to optimize the native experience. If you choice to, you may enjoy traditional Sami dinner and breakfast.