Husky Sled Tours
Are you looking for excitement and a challenge? Embark on an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Reisa valley with our Husky Sled Tours. Discover the true beauty of the arctic wilderness, guided by our friendly and energetic huskies.
About the tour
Your expedition starts at our Riverland Husky basecamp, where you will meet your experienced tour guides and your team of enthusiastic, well-trained huskies. Together, you will embark on a thrilling 2-3-hour journey through the enchanting Reisadalen valley, traversing snow-covered trails, vibrant wildlife, and dense forests. Our tour guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for this breathtaking environment, ensuring that your experience is both educational and captivating.
Explore the arctic in the Reisa vally
Nestled in the heart of Northern Norway, the enchanting Reisadalen valley offers a pristine and untouched arctic paradise waiting to be explored. Its natural beauty, rich history, and thriving ecosystem make it an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Not only will you witness the breathtaking beauty of our pristine trails, but you'll also have the unique opportunity to take the reins and drive your very own team of spirited huskies. Under the expert guidance of our experienced mushers, you'll learn the art of dog sledding, harnessing the power of these incredible animals as you glide through the snowy wonderland. Feel the exhilaration of leading your own pack and forging a bond with these loyal companions, as you embark on a journey that will stay with you long after your adventure comes to an end.
With its awe-inspiring natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural heritage, Reisadalen is more than just a destination - it's an experience that will leave you with a profound connection to the Arctic and a lifetime of cherished memories.
Riverland Huskies prides itself on offering an inclusive and accessible dog sledding adventure, specifically designed with beginners and families in mind. Our experienced guides provide comprehensive instruction and support, ensuring that even first-time sledders can relish in the exhilarating joy of leading their own team of huskies through the stunning winter landscapes.
However, it is essential to review our notes and restrictions before booking your adventure. Certain health conditions and physical limitations might make participation in the tour unsuitable.
Notes & Restrictions
Please be aware of the following requirements for this tour:
- Participants must be in good physical condition to fully enjoy and safely engage in the dog sledding experience.
- To drive a sled independently, guests must be at least 15 years old.
- A minimum age of 6 years is required for passengers accompanying the sled drivers.
Please be advised that for the safety and well-being of our guests, the Riverland Huskies tour may not be appropriate for individuals with certain health conditions or physical limitations. The tour is not recommended for:
- Pregnant women
- Individuals experiencing back issues
- Persons with mobility implants
- Those with heart conditions
- Participants weighing over 260 lbs (118 kg)
Upon arrival at Riverland Husky, you will be greeted by our knowledgeable tour guides who are eager to make your experience unforgettable. They will escort you to your designated changing area and assist you in preparing for the expedition.
Our team will provide comprehensive instruction on operating the sled safely, stopping, and communicating with the huskies. Each sled accommodates two passengers - one seated and one driving - pulled by a team of 4-6 spirited dogs.
Everyone will get an opportunity to ride the sled through Reisafjord's amazing natural landscape.
During the tour, we will pause at our cozy cabin to indulge in delicious traditional Norwegian cuisine and steaming hot beverages by the campfire. Vegetarian options are also available. The camp features a heated cabin and an outdoor toilet for your convenience.
You'll have a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains and ample time to ask questions, interact with the huskies, and create lasting memories.
As your expedition comes to an end, you will return to Riverland Husky basecamp with a newfound appreciation for the Arctic's natural beauty and the extraordinary capabilities of our husky companions. The memories and friendships forged during this experience will stay with you long after the snow has melted.
Dressing for Your Arctic Adventure - What to wear?
The Nordic winter can be quite chilly, so please remember to bring warm winter clothing to ensure your comfort throughout the expedition!
We recommend bringing:
- Wool thermals
- Wool socks
- Fleece sweater
We will provide:
- Headlight (for dark season: November–February)
What time to show up
Please show up at least 15 minutes before your tour so that we have enough time to help you get ready.
Midday Tour: 10:00 AM
Afternoon Tour: 15:00 PM
What Sets Us Apart:
At Riverland Husky we pride ourselves on providing a truly unique and unforgettable Arctic adventure. Our commitment to excellence, sustainability, and genuine connections sets us apart from the rest. Here's how:
- A Genuine Connection with Our Huskies:
Our huskies are more than just sled dogs; they are cherished members of our family. We are dedicated to their well-being, ensuring they receive the highest level of care, love, and attention. This deep bond between our staff and the huskies fosters an environment of trust and respect, allowing our guests to form genuine connections with these remarkable animals during their expedition.
- Professional, Experienced, and Passionate Guides and Staff:
Our team of guides and staff are not only skilled professionals but also enthusiastic ambassadors of the Arctic wilderness. Their extensive knowledge, passion for the region, and dedication to guest satisfaction make every expedition an unforgettable experience. Our guides will share captivating stories, insights, and local legends, enriching your journey through the mesmerizing landscapes of Reisadalen.
- Commitment to Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Practices:
At Riverland Husky, we are deeply committed to preserving the pristine beauty of the Arctic environment for generations to come. We adhere to responsible and sustainable tourism practices by minimizing our ecological footprint, supporting local communities, and educating our guests on the importance of conservation. By choosing us, you are not only embarking on a life-changing adventure but also contributing to the protection of this fragile ecosystem.
- Small Group Sizes for a Personalized and Intimate Experience:
We believe that the key to a truly memorable Arctic experience lies in the intimacy and personal attention we provide to each guest. Our small group sizes ensure that every participant receives personalized attention from our guides and staff, fostering a genuine sense of camaraderie and connection. This intimate atmosphere allows for a more immersive and authentic experience, leaving you with lasting memories and friendships forged in the heart of the Arctic wilderness.
Embrace the spirit of the Arctic with us and embark on a experience that will leave an imprint on your heart and soul. The majesty of the arctic wilderness awaits – join us and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Questions? We're Here to Help!
At Riverland Huksy, we understand that you may have questions or need further information before embarking on your arctic adventure. We're always here to assist you and provide the answers you seek.
Please don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable team. Whether you have questions about the tours, travel, clothing recommendations, or anything else related to your upcoming journey, we are more than happy to help.
You can contact us via email or phone. Our dedicated staff will promptly respond to your inquiry, ensuring that you have all the information you need to make your Arctic expedition a truly unforgettable experience.
Phone number: +47 924 98 845
Address: Reisadalen 1126, Storslett
Please note that you will need to provide your own transport to Riverland Husky as we don’t provide a pick-up service.
To book your tour, please visit our website and navigate to the "Book Now" section. There, you will find an easy-to-use booking form where you can select your desired expedition date, enter the number of participants, and provide any additional information or special requests.
We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you on an incredible adventure with Riverland Husky!