Do you need informastion on activities and accommodation in the Karasjok area? Please stop by the tourist information and get...
Do you need informastion on activities and accommodation in the Karasjok area? Please stop by the tourist information and get the information you need on the area and the rest of Finnmark. We are specialists on sami kulture and activities. Welcome to a fascinating and exotic adventure in the heart of Sápmi – Kárášjohka/Karasjok. Around 90% of the local population speak Sami, and the area is home to approx. 60,000 reindeer on autumn and winter grazing. Pay a visit to an authentic Sami family, see the reindeer and listen to the stories of past and present Sami culture. Taste Sami food such as bidos, a traditional reindeer stew, and listen to the fascinating joik, the Sami chant. We can also recommend a trip up onto the mountain plain in the winter, by ski, on a sled pulled by reindeer or huskies, or on a snowmobile. You will never forget the sight of the Northern Lights dancing over the winter skies, and the fascinating diversity of Sami culture and activities. Population: approx. 2,900. Area, municipality: 5,464 km².