Surrounded by breathtaking tundra landscapes in the middle of nowhere, this hunt is a true adventure for wild hunting and backpack lovers. The European reindeer, also called caribou, is the animal who has the biggest trophy respect to its body size. It lives in the tundra of northern Europe, and one of the largest populations is located in Norway. In this area there is an estimated population of about a thousand reindeer heads, of which approximately 170 are trophy size males. Like its cousin, the Canadian caribou, the reindeer is a migratory animal and the migration depends on several factors: the weather, the presence of flies and parasites, and of course the food. In a normal migration year, without any kind of trouble, in 2-3 days the hunting is usually finished. Despite this, a minimum of five hunting days is recommended, since the weather in northern areas is unpredictable.
It is a 100% backpack hunting, so the first day, until you reach the chosen hunting place, you have to carry the tent and the sleeping bag in your backpack, apart from the rest of the gear to spend five days hunting. The hunter must be prepared to make long walks in open and mountainous terrain… It is a very physical hunt. Once the animal is harvested, the Norwegian hunting law requires that all meat must be removed from the tundra, apart of course from the trophy. There are no mechanical means, therefore it is the hunter who must carry the animal’s meat to the vehicle. The rental of a draft horse is highly recommended, since an empty and skinned reindeer can exceed 80 kg of meat weight, apart of the trophy. Your guide is there to assist you in the hunt, guide you and choose the best animal possible, and may assist you in the task but is not obliged to carry the meat on his back.
We are far to the north and the weather is totally unpredictable. Even if it´s mostly a summer hunting (August and beginning of September) we can have snowfall, fog, rain… we can find the 4 seasons in only one day, so it is mandatory to get dressed in layers and bring light cold gear.
We can also offer, under request, a VIP program in some privileged areas where it is possible to sleep in a comfortable lodge.
August 15th to September 15th
Our main hunting territories are located in the border of the Breheimen National Park, at 5 hours-drive from the Oslo International Airport. The closest village is Bismo. Once we leave the 4×4 vehicle, between 4 and 6 hours of trekking are necessary to reach the hunting places.
Day 1: Arrival at Oslo airport at noon aprox. Transfer to the north by 4×4 and trekking.
Day 2 to 6: Trekking and hunting.
Day 7: Transfer to Oslo.
In our hunting areas the population and quality of chamois is very high. Usually, in one or two days the hunting is done, so this schedule may change. We can offer alternative activities for hunters and observers once the animal is harvested. The best air company to fly to Norway is Norwegian Airlines.
This is a backpack hunting. Hunter must bring a quality and light tent. We can also offer, under request, a VIP program in some privileged areas where it is possible to sleep in a comfortable lodge.
|7 travel/5 hunting days including 1 reindeer||Ask us for a budget|
Price for backpack hunting.
This is also possible an easy hunting from confortable lodge in VIP areas.
Price under request
- • Licenses and hunting permits.
• Meeting and greetings in Oslo airport.
• All ground transportation.
• 6 days of lodging, 3 meals per day.
• Soft drinks and snacks during the hunt.
• 5 full hunting days.
• 1×1 hunting with English/ Spanish speaker professional guide.
• First preparation of trophies.
• Trophy preparation for traveling with the hunter. (depending of your country residence).
- Not Included
- • International and domestic flights.
• Hotels before and after the hunting.
• Alcoholic drinks.
• Observers/additional night without hunting: 300€/day
• Horse rental to bring out the meat: 400€ per 2 hunters.
• Travel insurances.
• Rifle rental: 200€ including ammo.
• Taxidermy and trophy shipment.
There is no possible combinations in this program.
Guns and ammunition
Light rifles in 7 mm calibers are the most adapted for this hunting: 270 Win and WSM, 7 mmRM, 300 WM, Wheatheby… with bullets from 130 to 180 grains. Sometimes, long range shots are required, it´s important to bring good scopes with ballistic turrets. We have first class rifles with high quality optics to rent.
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Note: Is the hunters responsibility to obtain a hunting or travel insurance to cover unforeseen circumstances. Pyrenean Outfitters can provide insurance coverage hunting in any country.