Best Kept Secret: Sami Culture, Scenery & Local Food

Address: Sjøgata 2, 9008 Tromsø

Address: Sjøgata 2, 9008 Tromsø

This Sami culture, scenery and local food tour includes an introduction to the Coastal Sami culture through stories and seeing interesting sights on an easy nature walk surrounded by breath-taking scenery, followed by local food and stories at our camp overlooking the stunning Lyngen Alps.

Not far away from Tromsø in a hidden fjord, you will find an Arctic paradise that remains largely untouched. This is where we offer you Tromsø’s best kept secret, consisting of the best North Norwegian hospitality and warmth at the end of the road, where the scenery is at its most spectacular.

On arrival in the serene and wild Nakka Valley, we visit the site of a former Sami camp and learn a little about Sami history. We then set off on a gentle and fun walk surrounded by sharply pointed mountains. We stop during the walk to investigate interesting and unique Sami sites, take photos and learn more about our magical place and the Arctic environment.

We then continue to our camp overlooking the fjord and the Lyngen Alps, where you will be served local fish soup, a snack and hot drinks. We will also show you the art of preparing a proper camp fire and introduce you to lasso throwing.

Approximate schedule: 10:00 (am) depart Tromsø, 11:00 (am) arrive at Nakka Valley, 11-12 (11am-12pm) Short hike to the old Sami Camp, 12:30 (pm): Arrive at private camp with food and activities, 14:00 (2pm) Depart for Tromsø, 15:00 (3pm) Arrive in Tromsø.

Season: On request 15 June to 15 July & 15 August to 30 September 2018

Welcome to our best kept secret.

What to bring: Warm clothes and hiking boots, hat, gloves and sunglasses

Pick-up time and place: 09:45 (9.45am) from Radisson Blu Hotel
Included: Transfers (60 min each way), English-speaking guide, hot fish soup, local snack, hot and cold drinks
Number of guests: 4- 15
Level: Easy
Age limit: From 4 years

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