Observing reindeer herding

Reindeers

We all know what Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer does on Christmas time, but most people do not know how he and his colleagues live rest of the winter. In winter the they graze over a vast fell area, so the exact location of the herd is hard to know in advance. This tour takes you to a local reindeer farm or to the nearby mountains. Here we have an opportunity to observe reindeer herding and learn about Sami culture.

  • Duration 3 – 4 hours.
  • Rates:
    • sleigh or minibus: 89 € / person
    • 1 person / 1 snowmobile: 245 € / person
    • 2 persons / 1 snowmobile: 167 € / person (Total 334 €)

If you want, you can also take a look at a Visit Finland video of Nils-Matti Vasara, a local reindeer herder, to see more about the reindeer herding and the landscapes of Kilpisjärvi.

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