A Culture Experience. From the Coast to the Sami landscape
Two Nights and Two Activities. Fjord Cruise and Five Senses. Sami Culture and Reindeer Sledding. Experiencing the culture along the shore and in the mountains. From history to the modern life in the North
Activity 1. Fjord Tour & Five Senses is a cruise in the sounds and the nearest fjords of Tromso. After the Fjord cruise, you will visit the Full Steam Restaurant & Museum, where you will have an insider presentation of codfish history and codfish product tasting.
Activity 2. Explore the ancient part of Sami culture and try the oldest form of transport in the north. This fascinating cultural adventure includes Reindeer Sledding, introduction in lasso throwing, storytelling about the Sami culture, and feeding the reindeer.
The Night: The accommodation Scandic Ishavshotellet has one of the best locations in Tromsø, down by the sea overlooking the harbor and the fjord.
Step by step schedule of the package showing all activities and accommodations, view it here on the web or click the link on the right to download it to your device.
Check in Scandic Ishavshotel: From 15:00 - 18:00.
Location: Tromsø city centre - Fredrik Langesgate 2.
Description: Fjord Tour and Five Senses is a cruise in the sounds and the nearest fjords of Tromso. After the fjord cruise, you will visit the Full Steam Restaurant & Museum, where you will have an insider presentation of codfish history and codfish product tasting.
Meeting place: Tromsø Harbour - Kystens Hus
Meeting time: 08:45
Duration of the tour: 6 hrs.
The route: Duration and destinations seen on the tour can differ from day to day based on the weather conditions.
Facilities: Comfortable & warm lounge, lavatories & several outside decks.
Food & beverage: We will serve coffee, tea on board the ship and you will join codfish tasting after the cruise. You can buy snacks on board the ship or bring along your own snacks.
Meeting place: Samuel Arnesens gate 9, 9008 Tromsø - the parking next to Scandic Ishavshotel and across the street of Yonas Pizzeria.
Meeting time: 16:45
Duration till Camp Tamok: 75 min scenic transfer.
What to wear & bring with you: At Camp Tamok, we will provide warm winter clothing - winter overall suits, boots, hat & mittens. However, we recommend dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather.
Sami Culture & Reindeer Sledding: Upon arrival at Camp Tamok, we dress in warm winter clothes and boots and then head off to explore the ancient part of Sami culture and try the oldest form of transport in the north. As our reindeer herd is some distance from our barking huskies, your adventure will start with a short transfer by minibus to our Sami Camp. This fascinating cultural adventure includes reindeer sledding, introduction in lasso throwing, storytelling about the Sami culture and feeding the reindeer.
Food & beverage: After this memorable encounter with the indigenous Sami people, you will return to Camp Tamok where we will serve you a hot meal around an open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent. After relaxing and warming up, you will be shown the way to your accommodation.
Departure from Camp Tamok: 22:45
Arrival at Tromsø: 00:00 at Scandic Ishavshotel
Breakfast time: Weekdays 07:00 - 10:00 & weekends from 08:00 - 11:00
Check out: Latest at 12:00.