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The Trolltunga Hike in Norway, Day hike to the famous “Troll’s Tongue” with a local guide

Go on an epic day hike to Trolltunga, one of the most spectacular rock formations in Norway, along an experienced guide from the Trolltunga Active team, starting from Skjeggedal.


1 Day

Feb, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct




* Discover one of Norway's most breathtaking natural sights

* Enjoy a long day hike surrounded by stunning wild landscapes

* Get spectacular views along the way and from Trolltunga!


Trolltunga -the Troll’s Tongue- is an impressive rock formation, jutting out from a cliff face into the air, and one of the most spectacular sights in Norway. The Trolltunga hike, starting from Skjeggedal, is an epic day experience and one of the best ways to discover some of the wildest scenery in the country.

This long and demanding hike will take us from 10 to 12 hours, covering in total 28 kilometers (round trip), with an elevation gain of 800 meters.  We will be hiking along high-mountain terrain, crossing rock slopes, muddy hills and impressive cliff edges, but you will be absolutely rewarded with breathtaking views along the way.

We will share with you our  hiking experience and local knowledge, telling you about the exciting history and stories of this unique area in Norway. Our goal is to ensure you get the most out of this unique hiking adventure.

Once we reach Trolltunga, from the top you will enjoy an amazing view over the Ringedal lake and the Folgefonna glacier. This hike is one of the best ways to experience Norway’s stunning landscapes!

Bear in mind this is a demanding hike, so you need a good fitness level to join us. The best time for this hike is from mid-June until mid-October.

So if you want to enjoy an incredibly scenic hike, just contact us and book your place! We will take you on an unforgettable hiking adventure in northern Norway.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price includes guiding fee (professional guide carrying navigation, safety and first-aid equipment), a snack and hiking poles (on demand).


More info

You need to bring: Wind and waterproof clothing - Hiking boots - Base layers/woollen layers - One warm layer - A backpack of minimum 35 litres - A warm hat/beanie - At least one big lunch pack consisting of nutritious and easy to eat food (like sandwiches) -Snacks and protein bars are not real food, but a nice supplement - 1 litre of water - Sunglasses and Sunscreen - Bring all of the above and try to pack as light as possible. It is possible to rent jackets, pants, boots, and backpacks at the Trolltunga Active Base in Skjeggedal. Hiking poles are included in the price. Requirements: -Good physical condition. Please inform us of any medical conditions like asthma, epilepsy etc. -This is not a hike for People with troublesome knees -Min. age: 15 yrs.

Meeting point

We will start hiking from the Trolltunga Active Base in Skjeggedal, at 07:30. We encourage you to join the Trolltunga Active information meeting at Trolltunga Hotel in Odda at 21:00 the evening prior to your tour. Our guides will inform you about the hike, equipment needed, weather forecast and more.


What is the average distance and altitude gain that we will hike each day?

We will complete this strenuous hike in 10 to 12 hours, covering 28 kilometers round trip and an elevation gain of 800 meters.

How can I get to the trailhead/meeting point?

The starting point durng winter is at the P2 parking. The road between P2 and P3 is covered with snow during winter.

How will accommodation and meals be handled during the trek?

You should bring: At least one large lunch pack containing nutritious and easy-to-eat food (such as sandwiches) -Snacks and protein bars are not real food, but they are a nice supplement - 1 liter of water

What is the best time of the year for this hike?

From mid-June to mid-October is the best time to go on this hike.

Is this program a half day trip or a day tour?

Its a day tour. We start at 07.30, and we return normally aroun 19.00 in the evening.

Where will the trip begin?

Our hiking will start from the Trolltunga Active Base in Skjeggedal

Will I need to bring any technical equipment of my own?

You should bring: sunglasses and sunscreen; wind and waterproof clothing hiking boots; base layers or woolen layers. One warm layer; a backpack of at least 35 liters A warm hat or beanie.

About the guide

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Tour Operator

We are the Trolltunga experts, the first company on putting this spectacular destination on the map, providing unique experiences for adventurous travellers since 2008. We are based in Odda/Skjeggedal.

Trolltunga Active is focused on sustainability, looking to preserve our impressive natural treasures, offering a wide range of adventures in the area. Our team boasts a deep knowledge on this unique area in Norway, making for the best outdoor experience posible, creating memories for a lifetime.

Our professional guiding team strives to offer our clients personalized, high-quality nature experiences,with safety being always our main priority. Our guides are all certified-Nature Guides by Scandinavian Universities or equivalent, and they are great story tellers, eager to share their experiences and knowledge about the unique wildlife, impressive nature of the Trolltunga area and the Norwegian hiking and Outdoor tradition.

Contact us and we will take you to discover this amazing destination in Norway with an unforgettable adventure!


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What people are saying about this trip



A great hike with very knowledgeable and patient guides. It's clear they've done this hike many times before.



All the guides were very kind and fun. We have had such a great time.



The guides were very expertise and have good knowledge of the traills, the views and the scenery is really worthy The pictures they took at the Trolltunga are amazing! Thank you very much to the Trolltunga Active team!



We had a great experience! The guides were so helpful and friendly. The hike was amazing, highly recommend it!



All the guides were very kind and fun. We have had such a great time.

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