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Tromsø: Puppy Training at the Husky Home

1. Tromsø: Puppy Training at the Husky Home

One of the local tour operator's main ambitions is participation in dogsled racing. Training of both the dogs and people throughout the years is essential and summer is the time for the new puppies first try at teamwork. Join your experienced handlers and train the youngest sled dogs who are from 4 weeks to 6 months. Take the puppies out for a 1 to 1.5-hour hike close to the husky farm and do different exercises in wilderness depending on the age of the puppies. Suitable for adults and always a hit with the kids. Trek across the landscape outside the camp to let the puppies experience the beautiful scenery. 

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From Tromsø: 2-Day Dog Sled Expedition

2. From Tromsø: 2-Day Dog Sled Expedition

Get an introduction to dog sledding on an amazing 2-day tour. Day 1: Leave Tromsø city behind, and then, from Villmarkssenter, travel across the magical winter landscapes above the Arctic Circle with a team of friendly Alaskan huskies. Get pulled across the snow for about 5 to 8 hours, depending on the weather conditions, and then look for the Northern Lights in the night sky after you set up camp for the night. Day 2: Venture further up the mountains after breakfast and gaze in wonder at the untouched beauty of the wilderness. Keep a look out for native wildlife, such as Arctic foxes, eagles, hares, moose, and reindeer. Learn about dog sledding and how to look after the working dogs. Return to base for a traditional meal of bidos (reindeer meat with vegetables) in a Sami tent.

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From Tromso: Nordic Husky Hike

3. From Tromso: Nordic Husky Hike

Explore the spectacular North Norwegian countryside with a trip adjusted to your needs. You will be accompanied by huskies, which are highly energetic dogs – so don’t be surprised if you start to wonder who’s really taking who for a walk! An experienced guide will also accompany you, and on the trip you will see the fjords and mountains that surround Tromsø. You might also get a closer look at some of the North-Norwegian wildlife. Back at the Husky Center you will be served lunch and coffee (made Norwegian style on the fire) with a delicious chocolate cake for dessert in a Sami Lavvo. You will also have the opportunity to pet some of the puppies.

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What people are saying about Tromsø

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 3 reviews

We have visited the Alaskan huskies center, they have explained to us the breeds of dogs, their food and exercise routine. We have seen all the dogs hanging out with them on the premises. Then we have helped feed the puppies and then we have taken them out to do various exercises in a nearby field, then with more adult puppies and finally they have prepared a hut with a very cozy bonfire and they have served us a very rich plate of cod with Coffee or tea, and a delicious chocolate dessert. Katherine and her partner have been very kind and attentive at all times, we send them a hug. Thanks

The team took a lot of time for the participants. All questions have always been answered extensively. Getting up close with the dogs was very nice. Atmospheric farewell with delicious food in the warm hut. I can only recommend it. Very family friendly.

we were unlucky with the weather (rain, wind, cold) and still had the best time. Perfectly organized, everybody involved very friendly, helpful and all in all interesting, pure fun and a very rare experience we totally recommend.

Very nice. Everything was explained to us very well by the guide from start to finish. The training is very fun and we had enough time to pet the dogs at the end.

I can only recommend this to anyone who only remotely likes dogs. Such a great experience with loving animals.