Visit the Sami & Reindeer in Jukkasjärvi

Visit Kiruna’s finest open air museum which is dedicated to and run by Swedish Lapland’s local indigenous people – the Sami.

When

December - March

Where

Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Meeting Place

All hotels in Abisko and Björkliden

Time

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows you to visit Kiruna’s finest open air museum which is dedicated to and run by Swedish Lapland’s local indigenous people – the Sami. This exciting day trip will give you firsthand access to Sami handicrafts and to top it all off – you will get to experience the amazing lifestyle of the Sámi people and to get up close and personal, inside an authentic corral with Lapland's most iconic creature – the reindeer.
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The open-air museum will teach you all you could ever want to know about Sami culture focusing on how traditional buildings are created, Sami lifestyle and how the Sami people interact with the local environment. You can even purchase a bag of Arctic moss and feed the reindeer which creates the perfect environment of a once in a lifetime photograph with these majestic creatures!

All of this excitement will most certainly make you hungry! This visit includes access to a lovely café which is located inside of a cozy wooden teepee which is owned and operated by the local Sami community. Warm drinks, sandwiches and classic Swedish Fika is available for purchase.

  • Lunch is not included but can be purchased at Café Sápmi for an additional cost.
  • It is important that you wear warm clothes, hats and gloves as well
    as warm insulated winter boots for your feet.
  • Round trip transportation from your hotel in Abisko/Björkliden to Jukkasjärvi outside of Kiruna, where Nutti Sámi Siida is located.
  • Entrance ticket to the Nutti Sami Sida open air museum, Café Sápmi & Handicraft shop.
  • Time to get up close and personal with the reindeer.

STARTING POINT
We pick you up from any hotel in Abisko or Björkliden.

PICK UP INFORMATION
If you are staying in Abisko, please be ready for pick up at your hotel from 9:15 AM.
If you are staying in Björkliden the pickup time is 9:00 AM.

RETURN TIMES
Departing from Jukkasjärvi 2:00 PM.
All guests returned to their hotels by 4:00 PM.

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