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Magical 4 Day Sami Reindeer Herding & Northern Lights Experience In Norway For One

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Courtesy of Visit Natives, enjoy a once in a lifetime 3 night, 4 Day Sami & Reindeer Experience in Kautokeino, northern Norway for one guest. The tour will be hosted by Nils Sara and will include herding reindeer, hunting for the Northern Lights, traditional Sami “lavvu” tent evenings and untamed arctic wilderness as well as accommodation, food, and beverages valued at approximately €1,990 EUR / £1,685 GBP / $2,210 USD*. Please note all additional purchases including airport pick up return from the Alta airport, and further snacks, meals, drinks, activities, excursions etc. must be paid for by the winner separately. Please also note that there may be other travellers on your experience, and should you wish to bring a companion, Visit Natives will be happy to add a guest to your experience for an exclusive 30% discounted rate of €1,390 EUR / £1,170 GBP / $1,535 USD.

Auction stay dates: to be booked in advance and taken 19 to 22 March 2020, 21 to 24 January 2021, 11 to 14 February 2021, or between 18 to 21 March 2021, subject to availability.

Visit Natives was started by Anniina Sandberg, whose passion for true-to-life and authentic native travel experiences around the world inspired her to create tours among the indigenous people in Norway and Tanzania. She wanted outsiders to feel welcomed and at home and to experience local traditions, feasts and a taste of the real arctic wilderness, that you simply can’t experience on a package holiday or from a luxury hotel. Visit Natives gives everyone the opportunity to immerse themselves in the local Sami reindeer herding culture and traditions of the Sami reindeer herders, whilst providing sustainable indigenous tourism in Lapland. Prepare yourself for a real arctic Lapland adventure!

This auction is for the unique chance to get up-close and personal with the untamed arctic wilderness of Northern Norway, experiencing the real life of the Sami reindeer herders in Norway – if this isn’t on your bucket list, then I don’t know what is!

This is a truly authentic artic experience and the winner will stay in a rustic and basic heated wooden cabin in the wilderness with a separate unheated toilet in an adjacent building (no shower). Bed linens and towels are included. In keeping with the traditional experience, guests will dine on traditional Sami food including reindeer meat, salted fish, berries, bread and more. As part of the stay Thermal Clothing will be provided, which includes warm overalls, boots, gloves, hats and helmets for snowmobiling.

Day One:
Before hitting the road, the winner will enjoy a traditional Sami lunch. After a car journey for a few hours, the winner will then enjoy a 1,5 hours long snowmobile ride into the Arctic wilderness and to the cabin for the night.
Day Two:
The winner will experience reindeer herding life. The Sami family is happy to teach travellers all the reindeer herding tasks like how to tame reindeer to pull a sled or learn to hunt an Arctic grouse. In the cabin, there are traditional wooden Sami skiis that guests can use freely while exploring the surroundings. This is an off-grid and slowdown experience where things happen without a clock.
Day Three:
The winner will visit reindeer grazing freely somewhere in the arctic wilderness. Later on, there will be Sami joik singing, trying traditional Sami clothes. The evening is spent in a traditional tent.
Day Four:
After breakfast, the winner will be taken by snowmobile and car back to their pick-up location.
Please note: Visit Natives cannot guarantee you will see the Northern Lights as it is natural phenomenon. The winner will join other guests on this amazing group tour (Group sizes vary from 1-6 guests). Should you wish to bring a companion, Visit Natives will be happy to add a guest to your experience for an exclusive 30% discounted rate of €1,390 EUR / £1,170 GBP / $1,535 USD.

Terms and Conditions

Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately €1,990 EUR by Visit Natives Finland – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount. This auction item excludes flights and transport – you will need to arrange and pay for your own flights / transportation to and from your home to Alta Airport, Norway collection point to coincide with your booking. Your stay is subject to availability, must be booked in advance and taken 19 to 22 March 2020, 21 to 24 January 2021, 11 to 14 February 2021, or between 18 to 21 March 2021. Please note all additional purchases including airport pick up return from the Alta airport, and further snacks, meals, drinks, activities, excursions etc. must be paid for by the winner separately. Any associated taxes / resort fees / entrance fees etc. and all additional purchases will be collected from the winner by the relevant property at the time of booking your stay or on departure and will not be deducted from the amount bid for the item. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via PayPal within 48 hours of the auction end. The full Terms of our auctions can be found here. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third party providers or sponsors.