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Dogsledding Day-trip at our small kennel

nature walk

Dogsledding Day-trip at our small kennel

101 reviews
22 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English, French, Norwegian
nature walk

Dogsledding Day-trip at our small kennel

nature walk

Dogsledding Day-trip at our small kennel

101 reviews
22 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English, French, Norwegian

What you'll do

Welcome at OffTrack Experience! Say hello to our friendly Alaskan huskies, that are ready for action! *IMPORTANT* If your date is not available, please check our evening "Northern-lights dogsledding"! Accommodation also possible at our Log-cabin. 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 snowy forest by dogsled! We will be out on the trails, with beautiful views on majestic mountains, for +/- 2h. 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. We will also talk about our daily life with 30 dogs. At the end of this exciting excursion, we head back to the farm, for some warm drinks around the bonfire in our traditional Samì tent. We will also say hi to our 3 months old puppies!

Your host

Delphine & Espen

Delphine & Espen

Hi! We are Espen & Delphine, two passionate professional dog-mushers with more than 25 years of experience. Our pack of 20 Alaskan huskies is part of our family, and dog-welfare is our nr1 focus. With us, learn the life on a small-scale kennel in an authentic way! We breed sled-dogs for mountain excursions, and for their friendly presence: "dogs are man's best friends"! We guide long trips across Scandinavia, and ran 5 times the longest race in Europe. Espen also uses the dogs with children with special needs and handicapped persons. We take small groups only (6 max) to offer the best possible insight into our life. Our goal is to bring people discover dogsledding up-close and personal, and we love seing sparkles in our visitor's eyes when they do! At the heart of Troms region, a great experience in beautiful surroundings awaits you!

What's included

Food
Light & warm Reindeer Soup. Vegan & vegetarian option if advance notice is given.. Biscuits, Tea and coffee
Equipment
Warm winter equipment : overalls, woolen gloves, hats / beanies, waterproof snowboots

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Where you'll be

At the heart of Troms region, and with nature at the door steps, "OffTrack Experience Husky-farm" is located 2h drive from Tromsø, and 20 minutes from Bardufoss airport. During our experience with the dogs, you will discover the daily life as mushers. Visiting us here in wintertime, and meeting our happy Alaskan huskies in the silent and snowy forests, is an authentic Arctic experience in itself!

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Please let us know in advance about special dietary requirements : vegetarian, vegan, gluten free... Our guests must like to be around dogs - this is a necessity!

More tips

Two options : 1/ Visit us by car Address : Espen Prestbakmo, Evenmoveien 158, 9334 Øverbyg 2/ Visit us by bus Transport not included, please let us know to book your tickets in advance. Meeting point for the Bus 'Arctic Route' at 08:50 by Scandic Ishav Hotel, Tromsø center. Back in Tromsø at 18:00
Delphine & Espen
Dogsledding Day-trip at our small kennel
101 reviews
From $284/person
101 reviews
From $284/person