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Hike to the Pulpit Rock

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Spectacular and accessible! Dramatic mountainous landscapes that drop into a gorgeous fjord and exquisite panoramic views are what awaits you at the top of the mighty Pulpit Rock. Are you ready to make your way up to one of the world’s most spectacular viewpoints?

Are you ready to make your way up to one of the world’s most spectacular viewpoints?

The Pulpit Rock is a dramatic natural rock formation, the size of a 25 x 25 m² platform, overlooking the fabulous Lysefjord from an elevation of 604 meter. The fjord is 42 km long, formed my powerful glaciers in the last ice age. The mountaintops around the Pulpit are as high as 1000 meters on both sides of the fjord which offers an incredibly inspiring view.

The hiking paths are accessible for anyone with general fitness and your hiking guide takes you through different natural landscapes at your preferred speed, all the way up to the Pulpit Rock.

This adventurous hike is one of the absolute highlights and on the to-do list of most travelers coming to the Stavanger region.

NB! Important information

  • Safety first! Remember that getting to the top is optional, but getting down is mandatory. Read up on how to stay safe when you are hiking in the Norwegian mountains: Mountain safety
  • The right to roam: joys and responsibilities: In Norway, you can walk nearly anywhere you want. Outdoor recreation has become a major part of national identity, and is established by law. You are free to enjoy the great outdoors and breathe in as much of the fresh air as you want – as long as you pick up your rubbish and show respect for nature. Read more here: The right to roam
  • Keep in mind that weather change rapidly in Western-Norway. Don’t forget: weather appropriate sporty clothing and hiking shoes are required. No umbrellas. Bring water, lunch and snacks.

Spectacular and accessible! Dramatic mountainous landscapes that drop into a gorgeous fjord and exquisite panoramic views are what awaits you at the top of the mighty Pulpit Rock. Are you ready to make your way up to one of the world’s most spectacular viewpoints?

Are you ready to make your way up to one of the world’s most spectacular viewpoints?

The Pulpit Rock is a dramatic natural rock formation, the size of a 25 x 25 m² platform, overlooking the fabulous Lysefjord from an elevation of 604 meter. The fjord is 42 km long, formed my powerful glaciers in the last ice age. The mountaintops around the Pulpit are as high as 1000 meters on both sides of the fjord which offers an incredibly inspiring view.

The hiking paths are accessible for anyone with general fitness and your hiking guide takes you through different natural landscapes at your preferred speed, all the way up to the Pulpit Rock.

This adventurous hike is one of the absolute highlights and on the to-do list of most travelers coming to the Stavanger region.

NB! Important information

  • Safety first! Remember that getting to the top is optional, but getting down is mandatory. Read up on how to stay safe when you are hiking in the Norwegian mountains: Mountain safety
  • The right to roam: joys and responsibilities: In Norway, you can walk nearly anywhere you want. Outdoor recreation has become a major part of national identity, and is established by law. You are free to enjoy the great outdoors and breathe in as much of the fresh air as you want – as long as you pick up your rubbish and show respect for nature. Read more here: The right to roam
  • Keep in mind that weather change rapidly in Western-Norway. Don’t forget: weather appropriate sporty clothing and hiking shoes are required. No umbrellas. Bring water, lunch and snacks.

Stavanger by localsHaugesund by locals
Varighet
Duration
Dauer
7 hours including transport
Transport
Transport
Transport
By bus and hike
Sesong
Season
Geplante Abfahrten
April-Oct.
Sesong
Dato/Tid
Dauer
Terreng
Terrain
Terrain
Steep and partially flat
Distanse
Distance
Entfernung
4 km
Høydeforskjell
Elevation
Höhenunterschied
330 meters
Inkludert
Duration
Dauer
Oppmøte
Meeting place
Treffpunkt
Outside the Security gate of the cruise ship. Your hiking guide will wait for you here and escort you to the bus.
Aldersgrense
Age restriction
Dauer
Kapasitet
Capacity
Dauer
Språk
Language
Dauer
German (can be offered in several other languages)
Pris
Price
Preis
Varighet
Duration
Dauer
7 hours including transport
Transport
Transport
Transport
By bus and hike
Sesong
Season
Geplante Abfahrten
April-Oct.
Sesong
Dato/Tid
Dauer
Terreng
Terrain
Terrain
Steep and partially flat
Distanse
Distance
Entfernung
4 km
Høydeforskjell
Elevation
Höhenunterschied
330 meters
Inkludert
Duration
Dauer
Oppmøte
Meeting place
Treffpunkt
Outside the Security gate of the cruise ship. Your hiking guide will wait for you here and escort you to the bus.
Aldersgrense
Age restriction
Dauer
Kapasitet
Capacity
Dauer
Språk
Duration
Dauer
German (can be offered in several other languages)
Pris
Price
Preis

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