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|Available:||January 6 - March 31|
|Times:||16:00 - 10:00 |
Friday to Monday
|Price:||Per person: 7990,-|
If you're up for the challenge of a longer-than-usual sled tour, our weekend package is the perfect way to dive a little deeper into the sport and lifestyle of dogsledding.
We will collect you from Alta city center on Friday afternoon and bring you the short distance out to our farm. On the first afternoon, you will take a short training run with a sled team to familiarize yourself with the gear and the dogs. You'll be our guest for dinner, followed by an evening dip in our outdoor Jacuzzi (and sauna if you like), and you'll get a good night's sleep in our special lavvo tents that come with a double bed, woodstove for heating, and a window up to the ceiling so you can look for the northern lights.
On Saturday morning, your journey will begin after breakfast. We'll load up our dogs and gear, and then drive south of Alta to our starting point up at the edge of the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau. From there, we'll slide into the wilderness, marveling at the untamed arctic scenery as your dog team pulls you steadily along. We'll stop for lunch about halfway along the day's 30-km trek.
We'll visit a mountain lodge for our Saturday night stay. After we tend to the dogs, we will have our own dinner, and maybe something tasty to drink along with some time in the lodge's hot sauna.
On Sunday morning, we'll be up early to pet the dogs, have some breakfast, and make sure everything and everybody are ready for the return trip. Then it's back on the trail, this time homeward bound. Another 30 km trek returns us to the starting point. We'll pack up, travel back to Holmen Husky Lodge, and you'll spend one last night with us before returning to Alta, full of stories and memories and pictures of your exciting adventure.
The tour includes transport from and to Alta city center, proper clothing as needed, the dogsled tour itself (the Friday afternoon tour and two full days, each approximately 30 km in distance), overnight accommodation Friday through Sunday, and all meals during the tour. Drinks with dinners are not included in the price. The weather CAN become extreme in this part of the world. The tour operator reserves the right to change the itinerary or cancel the tour if the weather conditions appear unsafe.