Dog Carting with Alaskan Huskies

01 September - 01 December
Depending on Weather Conditions
You don’t have to wait for the deep snow to enjoy a ride with the huskies. Our dog carts let you explore the Arctic nature as it transitions from Autumn to Winter. Take charge and let the huskies lead the way on an unforgettable ride.

Whether you want to be a passenger or try your hand at steering the cart and the huskies is up to you. The ride takes you on a journey through the forest and along the banks of the Alta River, famous for its salmon fishing.

You’ll get to experience the Arctic countryside, just as it is changing its colours and preparing for the oncoming winter. Who knows, if you take the evening ride, perhaps you’ll even see the northern lights?

Tour Overview:

Season: From around 15. September until 15. December, depending on the temperatures and the amount of snow.

Included: Transport, thermal suits (if the weather requires it), guide, instructions on handling, approximately 15 km sled dog ride, hot drinks, storytelling, interaction with dogs.

Duration: 3 hours, (approximately 60 min dog sled ride and ca 20 min transport each way.)

Departure times: 10:00  / 16:00

Pickup : Scandic Alta.

Please meet 10 min before departure.

Reccommended to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Woollen underwear (preferably 100% wool)
  • Wool/fleece sweater
  • Camera


Adult: NOK 1450

Child (under 12): NOK 625


Huskies are polar dogs and it is not safe for them to run when the weather is too warm. We reserve the right to reschedule or cancel tours if the temperatures make it not suitable for our dogs to run..

The weather CAN become extreme in this part of the world. Holmen Husky Lodge reserves the right to change the itinerary or cancel the tour if the weather conditions appear unsafe.

Travel Information:

Please use the link below for information about travelling to Alta and Holmen Husky Lodge.

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