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Hike to Preikestolen cliff in Norway, Day trip from Stavanger

Join a certified mountain guide for this fun and scenic 1-day hike to the top of Preikestolen cliff, also known as Pulpit rock, in the fantastic fjords of southern Norway.


1 Day

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct




* Enjoy southern Norway's stunning scenery.

* Make a fairly easy ascent in an awe-inspiring location.

* Breathe the fresh and clean air overlooking the gorgeous Lysefjord.


Nestled among the fjords of southern Norway, Preikestolen cliff is home to one of the most popular hiking routes in the entire country! Also known as Pulpit Rock, the hike is also one of the most scenic in Norway and offers spectacular views over the rolling hills and fantastic fjords. On this 1-day privately guided tour, you will enjoy the full attention of your guide as you discover this amazing location.

To begin the tour, you will be picked up by the guide at the meeting point you agree on in Stavanger. From there, you will drive around 2 hours to the trailhead, where your guide will give you a short trip briefing, and some guiding tips. The way up will take around 2.5 hours, and during this time, you might also have the chance for some small detours to some lovely secret spots. Additionally, you will have time to rest, take pictures, and enjoy some snacks on the way. Once at the top of the gorgeous Preikestolen, you will be rewarded by awe-inspiring views of the fjords below. Then, once you have caught your breath, it will be a 2-hour hike back down to the parking lot before driving back to Stavanger.

The best time for this trek is in the late spring and early autumn, as the trail is usually quite full in the summer. But regardless of when you come, it’s sure to be an excellent trip! You will need to be physically fit and have some prior hiking experience to join.

Contact us today and we will begin to plan this amazing 1-day hiking trip up to the top of Pulpit Rock!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Snacks

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Trekking poles

- Crampons

Price details

• Customised pick-up time and place

• Transportation

• Professional guide

• Use of hiking poles

• Hot beverages & snack

• Seasonal technical equipment


More info

PARTICIPANTS: MAXIMUM: 8 Hikers MUST BE: + over 4 years old + over 15kg | 33lbs. + over 105cm | 3ft. 6in. + physically fit and have previous hiking experience Duration: TOTAL +/- 8 HOURS (DEPENDING ON PICK-UP LOCATION, GUESTS’ SCHEDULING, AND WEATHER) HIKING 5-6 HOURS Including breaks

Meeting point

To be determined upon completion of booking.

Equipment you will need to bring

Other gear: • Proper hiking boots* • Warm, thick socks x 2 • Water-resistant pants* • Rain-proof jacket* • Fleece or woollen sweater • Warm hat and gloves* • Water / snacks

About the guide

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Guiding agency

Our experienced guides have guided thousands of tourists to the breathtaking mountain tops of Lysefjorden. We have a selection of hikes to both Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) & Kjeragbolten (The Kjerag Bolt). In addition, you can book a private tour for your colleagues, family or group of friends which can be tailored to your desires.


English | Norwegian

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