Driving your own sled - day / evening trip

Dates

Dates

Sesong

November to March (depending on snow conditions)

LENGTH

Durée

Varighet

4 hours, from 11h30 to 15h30  

Description

Description

Beskrivelse

Say hello to our friendly Alaskan huskies, that are ready for action, & discover the life on a small-scale kennel in an authentic way!

Run a sled pulled by happy huskies, and experience the silence of the forest away from civilisation! We take small groups only, to offer you the best possible experience with our dogs. With us, discover dogsledding in a fun and safe way!

Espen & Delphine will welcome you at their farm, and ensure that you always feel safe & comfortable. At your arrival, we will equip you with good winter clothes so that you stay warm during the trip. Then we will take you in our kennel to meet our dogs up-close and personal. You will be taught how to handle a team of huskies, and we will explain what Alaskan huskies are, their origin, their history and of course why we have them today. After a short briefing, we are ready to head out & explore the beautiful surroundings!

We will be out on the trail, with views on deep forests and majestic mountains, for +/- 2h, depending on temperatures and wishes of the group. You will drive your own sled in pairs, with a driver and a passenger per sled, and the possibility to switch place regularly. You need to be in reasonable shape, to help and walk / push the sled on the uphills, and break / hold the dogs on the downhills, since the terrain here is slightly challenging. During the trip we enjoy a typical Norwegian outdoor lunch (warm reindeer soup) at our campsite, and some snacks (ginger bread biscuits). We will also talk about our daily life with 30 dogs. At the end of the trip, we head back to the farm, for some warm drinks around the bonfire in our traditional Samì tent, or at home. We will have a little presentation about Espen’s background taking part 5 times in the Finnmarksløpet, longest sled-dog race in Europe. We will also say hi to our 5 puppies born in September! Family friendly experience.

Tour conditions

Inclus / Recommendé

Inkludert / Anbefalt

  • Pick-up: from / to Buktamoen bus-station
  • Experienced guide with safety equipment
  • Your own sled and dog-team of 4-6 dogs shared with the guide or another participant
  • Waterproof clothes: overall, boots, hat, mittens
  • Light meal (expedition lunch), warm drinks and snacks
  • A visit of the kennel and puppy yard if we have puppies
  • Language : English, French, Norsk
Recommended
  • Please wear warm wind/waterproof clothes, base layers for upper and lower body (wool or fleece), and gloves
  • Heavily insulated clothing is not necessary beneath the overall
  • A small backpack is useful for cameras, extra clothes and other small items
  • Minimum age: please contact us if you bring a child under 8 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Price

Tarif

Pris

Adult (18+ yrs) NOK 2500,-

Child (2-17 yrs) NOK 2000,-

Don't hesitate to contact us if you have a request on * New Year's * days!

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Say hello to our friendly Alaskan huskies, that are ready for action, & discover the life on a small-scale kennel in an authentic way!

Run a sled pulled by happy huskies, and experience the silence of the forest away from civilisation! We take small groups only, to offer you the best possible experience with our dogs. With us, discover dogsledding in a fun and safe way!

Espen & Delphine will welcome you at their farm, and ensure that you always feel safe & comfortable. At your arrival, we will equip you with good winter clothes so that you stay warm during the trip. Then we will take you in our kennel to meet our dogs up-close and personal. You will be taught how to handle a team of huskies, and we will explain what Alaskan huskies are, their origin, their history and of course why we have them today. After a short briefing, we are ready to head out & explore the beautiful surroundings!

We will be out on the trail, with views on deep forests and majestic mountains, for +/- 2h, depending on temperatures and wishes of the group. You will drive your own sled in pairs, with a driver and a passenger per sled, and the possibility to switch place regularly. You need to be in reasonable shape, to help and walk / push the sled on the uphills, and break / hold the dogs on the downhills, since the terrain here is slightly challenging. During the trip we enjoy a typical Norwegian outdoor lunch (warm reindeer soup) at our campsite, and some snacks (ginger bread biscuits). We will also talk about our daily life with 30 dogs. At the end of the trip, we head back to the farm, for some warm drinks around the bonfire in our traditional Samì tent, or at home. We will have a little presentation about Espen’s background taking part 5 times in the Finnmarksløpet, longest sled-dog race in Europe. We will also say hi to our 5 puppies born in September! Family friendly experience.

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