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Tromsø

Advanced Dog Sledding Daytime - Incl. Transport

Drive your own dog sled through snowy terrain, surrounded by the Arctic mountain landscape! For those seeking an unforgettable Arctic adventure, dog sledding offers the perfect blend of a unique active outdoor adventure and the relaxing tranquillity of the Arctic wilderness.

Embark on an exciting journey departing from the city center of Tromsø by bus. After a 90-minute relaxing bus journey, you will enter the remote area Tamokdalen where our wilderness camp is located. 


Upon arrival at Camp Tamok, you will be warmly greeted by your guide and outfitted with the essential gear including thermal suits, boots, and gloves, ensuring comfort and warmth for the adventure ahead. 

After preparations and necessary instructions on how to control and steer the sled, the main attraction awaits: set off on your unforgettable dog sledding adventure! 


On the dog sled ride, you will pair up with another guest, with two of you sharing a sled. One takes on the role of musher, guiding a team of energetic huskies through the snowy terrain, while the other enjoys the ride seated on the sled. Halfway, you will have the chance to switch roles, allowing each person to experience both the thrill of leading a team of huskies and the joy of being a passenger. 

After the dog sled ride, you will have the opportunity to visit our dog yard and indulge in some cuddle time with the huskies. To complete the experience, you can relax and warm up with a hot meal and drink by the open fire inside one of the lávvu (indigenous Sámi tent). 

With memories made for life, it is time to board the bus again for your return to Tromsø. Get comfortable and take a moment to reflect on your day's our in the Arctic wilderness before arriving back to the city center of Tromsø. 


About your dog sledding activity 


This advanced dog sledding adventure has been labelled as a challenging activity with high difficulty level. The tour requires strength and fitness from all our guests, and a good physical condition is necessary to participate. 

Some parts of the trail can be covered with a fresh layer of snow or go uphill which means in both cases you will have to help the dogs to push the sled. The trail can be narrow and have sharp bends, which requires a good balance to steer the sled. 


Since you will be sharing the sled with another person it is required for both of you to meet these requirements when swapping places halfway the tour. 


Duration: 09:00 – 16:00 

Meeting Time and Place: 8:45 Samuel Arnesens gate 7, 9008 Tromsø 

Difficulty Level: Advanced.

  • To drive your own dogsled requires strength and fitness and a good physical condition is necessary to participate. 
  • Our guides are entitled to deny drivers and passengers to join this tour out of health and safety reason. 
  • If in doubt about your abilities to join this tour, please inquire in advance to booking@norwegian.travel.


Safety Requirements

  • Minimum age: 16 y/o 
  • Recommended maximum age: 65 y/o 
  • Pregnant people are not allowed to participate in this tour. 
  • Pets are not allowed on this tour
  • Weight limit: 120kgs 


Dietary Requirements:

  • Food allergies of dietary restrictions: please inform us upon booking this tour.
  • If no notice is given in advance, an extra fee of 150 NOK will be charged on spot 


Included: 

  • Thermal suit
  • boots, mittens and hat 
  • Transport from and back to Tromsø by bus
  • English-speaking guide(s) 
  • Toilet at the camp 
  • Hot meal and drinks 
  • Drive your own dog sled 


Bring with you: 

  • Weather-appropriate clothing, in layers 
  • Scarf or buff 
  • Goggles (optional) 


Cancellation due to weather 

For the safety of animals and guests, there’s a small risk of cancellation in dangerous surface conditions (bad weather conditions). In those cases, you will be offered to reschedule your tour to a different venue or time slot, another substitute product, or a full refund. 

Kilde: Visit Tromsø-Region

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Advanced Dog Sledding Daytime - Incl. Transport

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