Reindeer are semi-domesticated animals and even though they are used to living next to people, they are quite shy.
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Experience the Magic of a Reindeer Safari in Rovaniemi, Lapland

You can choose a magical reindeer safari in Rovaniemi, Lapland, that appeals to you the most. The Scandinavian Travel Group offer different tours and experiences to make sure you have a wonderful time.

The closest most of us ever get to a real reindeer is when we watch movies of them pulling Santa’s sleigh or see pictures of them in Christmas books. However, that all changes when you go on a reindeer safari in Rovaniemi. You will meet these majestic animals and see for yourself who special they are. Scandinavian Travel Group have created different programs of varying lengths to give you the best reindeer safari experience possible. 

If you are keen to book a reindeer ride in Rovaniemi, Lapland. This kind of tour is one of the popular must-do activities in Lapland, see below.

5 Fun Reindeer Safari Experiences in Rovaniemi

  • 1. Aurora hunting on a reindeer safari at night. Travelling with the reindeers is exciting enough but a thrilling part of the experience is the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights.
  • 2. Take a snowmobile safari to a reindeer farm.
  • 3. Go on a self-driven reindeer safari. Take the reins and take off on an adventure with the reindeers leading the way across a snowy landscape.
  • 4. Visit a reindeer farm and learn about the herders’ culture and lifestyle including their work with the reindeers throughout the seasons.
  • 5. Take the reindeer safari express.

Choosing a reindeer safari in Rovaniemi, Lapland lets you explore the forest trails and the surrounding local area in traditional style. The quiet nature of the reindeer makes each safari a peaceful, unhurried experience. Sit back and relax on the sleigh while taking in the snow-covered landscape.

Reindeers sleighs were a traditional Lappish mode of transport when the indigenous people in northern parts of Europe needed to trek across the frozen landscape of the Arctic. If you are interested in learning more about the reindeers and their herders, the local guides and owners of the reindeer farms are more than happy to talk about this traditional mode of travel and all about the reindeer.

Going for a reindeer ride in Rovaniemi is a unique experience. So too is getting to know the reindeers. If you have time, a farm visit is a worthwhile activity. This is the perfect opportunity to meet farm owners who have years of experience looking after reindeer. Hear more about reindeer herding and the importance of these animals in years gone by.

An introduction to a reindeer is something you won’t easily forget. These animals might look intimidating with their enormous antlers but they are naturally shy around people. However, they are semi-domesticated creatures so you are perfectly safe in their company. At the reindeer farm in Rovaniemi the reindeer herder will invite you into the reindeer enclosure where you can feed the animals with a natural snack of lichen, which is a mix of algae and fungus.

Going on a reindeer safari in Rovaniemi, Lapland also includes plenty of photo opportunities. So be sure to bring your camera. You might even be lucky enough to see the Northern Lights. Aurora Hunting on a Reindeer Safari is another recommend excursion when you visit Lapland.

Booking Your Reindeer Ride in Rovaniemi, Lapland

Book your reindeer safari online or email us: and our travel agent will be in touch. Or call/WhatsApp/Viber +358 400 514 530.

We also have other tours to make your winter break a great one. Scandinavian Travel Group can arrange memorable ways for you to chase the Northern Lights. You can go snowshoeing at night, take a snowmobile or join a husky safari after dark. Get in touch with our travel operators to find out more. 

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