Cruise Northern Norway & Svalbard

1 Visit to a Sami camp

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Nils M. Somby’s “siida” (Sami camp) is situated 22 km from Honningsvåg, nearby Nordkapp. A visit to the camp and the traditional “lavvu” (tent) belonging to the family, gives a firsthand view into the life and culture of the Sami people. For generations the family has had its summer camp on Magerøya, just a short walk from the road to Nordkapp. You can be served “bidos” (a Sami banquet) or just snacks and coffee. There will be “joik” (traditional Sami song) and other entertainment. A guide will also tell about Sami traditions, lifestyle and their history. There are reindeer close by the camp, offering an excellent opportunity to take photographs.

Destination: 165

Suppliers: Arctic Guideservice

Highlights: Visit to a Sami camp

Season: Summer

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Guide Type: Guided tour

Guide to Passenger Ratio: 1 per coach (10 -50)

Duration: 2 - 2,5 hours

Maximum number of Pax: 50

Transfer from ship to attraction/activity: Bus

Distance from transfer end to attraction/activity: 5 meters

Access from transfer to attraction/activity: Easy

Number of toilets: Private toilet facilities can be used

E-mail: northcape@arcticguideservice.no

Phone: +47 479 31 054

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