The act of running his own team of friendly, hardworking Alaskan huskies through the wilderness is maybe the most amazing experience you can imagine. Learn how to brace on your own dog team, and manages your own sled.
Experience dog sledding at the foot of Hardangervidda. A unique and exciting adventure, in fantastic mountain scenery. All tours are led by an experienced guide. Visit our friendly and social Alask Huskies and learn more about sled dogs. They are ready to take you on a journey!
This trip is for those who want to get to know dog sledding a little better. The tour takes place in slightly hilly mountain terrain in a beautiful natural area. The trip with the dogs is about 12 km long.
The day starts in our kennel, where you will learn a little about how to harness and assemble a dog team. You will receive instruction and training in how to drive your own dog team. On this trip you are two people sharing to drive a dog team, one controls the dogs, while the other sits in the basket, we switch during the trip several times. If you don’t want to drive yourself, you can be a passenger throughout, it's then nice if you let us know in advance, so that we can plan the trip.
After the tour, there is a simple meal in our lavvo, hot soup and a hot drink. It will then be an opportunity to share your experience and ask us about anything you might wonder about. There is also plenty of time to cuddle with the dogs. If you are on the afternoon tour, those who want to join can take off the harness and put the dogs back in place.
No previous experience with dog sledding is required. Your dogs will naturally follow our professional guide, who always runs first with his sled. You must be in good physical shape to drive a dog sled. This tour is falily frienldy, best suited for children aged 5 and over. Please contact us in forehand before booking for children under 5 year.
We have dresser, jackets and warm shoes for loan if you need it.
Season: every day during the winter season.
Start: 09:30 and 13:00
Duration including instruction: about 2,5 hours.
Price: 1600 NOK per person, 900 NOK for children up to 13 years.
Including: guiding, a warm meal, winter clothes and good shoes.
Minimum 2 participants.
BRING: To ensure a good and safe experience for everyone, it is important that you make sure you dress to withstand Norwegian winter conditions. It is especially important that you make sure that your children have enough winter clothes. We have good jackets / suits and shoes for loan if you need it. Feel free to bring a little extra snack / drink to the trip.
Pregnant women cannot participate on any dogsledding tour arranged by Haukeli Husky