When to go:
April 1. – November 30.
8 people (6 years or above)
We can accommodate larger groups on request
Total +/- 8 hours
(depends on pick-up location, guests’ schedule, and weather conditions)
Hiking 5-6 hours incl. brakes
1,490 NOK per adult
1,190 NOK per child (6-15 yrs)
- Premium tour: 100% 100%
- Difficulty level: 45% 45%
- Scenic beauty level: 90% 90%
Suitable for participants who are generally in good physical condition & have previous hiking experience.
Please check your e-mail or phone on the day of the hike for messages from us. Sometimes the weather gets in the way of a safe hike, and we need to re-schedule or cancel it on short notice. In such a case, we will notify you via text (SMS) and e-mail to the number and address you have provided us upon booking. The weather corecast changes quickly, so there is no point in checking several weeks in advance. Let us worry about that!
• Customized pick-up locations
• Professional guide
• Use of hiking poles
• Hot beverages & snack
• Photography package (optional)
• Proper hiking boots*
• Warm, thick socks x 2
• Water-resistant pants*
• Rain-proof jacket*
• Fleece or woollen sweater
• Warm hat and gloves*
• Small backpack*
• Water / snacks
*items can also be rented/purchased
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A trip to the western part of Norway is not complete without a trip to Preikestolen. Join a guided tour to this iconic and majestic formation deep in Lysefjorden. Our guide knows the scenic spots, the history and nature, and how to keep you safe in the mountains. He can maybe also take you to some hidden spots that few people know about.
The day starts with being picked up by our guide from one of several designated locations in Stavanger. After a 40-minute drive, we arrive at the start of the trail (where restrooms are available). Here the guide will provide information about the trail, expected conditions, and useful tips for good hiking. When everyone is ready, the hike begins. If conditions allow it, the guide can take you to hidden spots along the way. The pace allows for time to adjust clothes and equipment, time to rest and enjoy snacks, and for taking pictures along the way.
After approximately 2.5 hours of hiking, we will arrive at Preikestolen, 604 meters right above the legendary Lysefjorden. The sheer cliff face overlooks the fjord, and the panoramic view before us makes for a fantastic reward after all the work it took to get there.
After we have enjoyed the scenery and relaxed for a while, we head back down. It normally takes about 2 hours to get back down to the parking area. Exhausted but satisfied, we get back in the car. As we get driven back to Stavanger, we process our experience of a day well spent.
See additional information to see what you need to bring with you for the hike!
For guided tours during the winter season, see our tour titled Preikestolen Winter Hike.
Cruise Ship Passengers | To be eligible for this tour, your ship needs to be in harbour for at lest 8 hours.
Total | +/-8 hours (depends on pick-up location, guests’ schedule, and weather conditions)
Hiking |~5-6 hours (including breaks)
Transportation |~1 hour (each way)
When booking, you can select from the following pick-up times and locations**:
- Your guide will pick you up at the meeting point you have selected when booking, which is stated on your confirmation.
- Note that not all accommodations or hotels are featured on our list of pick-up locations, and that all pick-ups are limited to Stavanger city centre.
- If you did not provide a pick-up location during the booking process, you must contact us via e-mail and receive a pick-up location based on your address.
- If you do not remember your pick-up location or time, or would like to change it, please contact us by e-mail.
Please be on time! The guide cannot wait for late arrivals
Note for cruise ship passengers | Your pick-up time must be at/after your scheduled disembarkation time.
DROP-OFF TIMES & LOCATION
The tour ends in Stavanger. The drop-off time will vary between 8-10 hours after your chosen pick-up time. Unless requested otherwise, your guide will drop you off at the same location from which you were picked up.
Note for cruise ship passengers | Your drop-off time must be at/before your scheduled time for re-boarding. We have extensive experience in tailoring our Preikestolen tour to fit into cruise ship passengers’ limited time schedules, and will make sure you will be back to the harbour in time to re-board.
Do like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible.
Hike to Preikestolen and experience the amazing views first hand.
This is a mission very much possible…