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Pulpit Rock Off the Beaten Track - Preikestolen Hiking Tour
Pulpit Rock Off the Beaten Track - Preikestolen Hiking Tour

Pulpit Rock Off the Beaten Track - Preikestolen Hiking Tour

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10 hours
English, Norwegian
May. - Sep.
Minimum age:
ears old

Discovering the breathtaking views and incredible nature that Norway has to offer is an easy task thanks to the Pulpit Rock Off the Beaten Track - Preikestolen Hiking Tour. With out-of-the-world views and near-solitude, this is the most popular hiking location of its kind and has attracted hundreds of thousands of avid hikers in the past.

This incredible hiking adventure is rated as being more difficult, which means that participants should have experience with hiking in mountainous terrain on unsteady surfaces and be in excellent physical condition. The hiking gear that you will need to bring consists of rugged boots, warm gloves and hat, fleece or woollen sweater, water-resistant pants, thick socks, rain-proof jacket, packed lunch, small backpack, snacks, and healthy beverage.

Your professional tour guide will arrive early in the morning and you will then be transported to the base of the hiking trail, where you will enjoy a hot cup of coffee and safety briefing. Once everyone is ready to go, you will be treated to a peaceful canoe ride across Refsvatn Lake before beginning the 3.5-hour hike. From there, your small hiking group will be taken along a backcountry, unmarked trail that most people will never be able to experience. Overgrown and full of amazing sights and sounds, this part of your journey will take you through the wilderness that has mostly been forgotten. After making your way through dense forests and above the tree-line, the final third of this fantastic excursion will go off-trail and present you with rarely seen views of Norway, where you will be able to stop periodically for photos of incredible panoramic views and gorgeous wilderness areas. After lunch, you will arrive atop the beautiful plateau overlooking the Lysefjord and witness mountain walls that are over 1000 meters high. Once everyone has rested, your group will head back to civilization with two more incredible hours of hiking that will include paved trails created by Nepalese sherpas using locally-sourced stones. If your group still has any energy left, your guide will take you on another off-map trail before heading back to Stavanger. 

No other hiking adventure is quite like this off the beaten track, which takes place between May and September. Check the available dates and book your tour now.


Pick-up / drop-off
Professional guide
Canoe equipment rental
Use of hiking poles
Hot beverages & snack




Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock)

What to bring

Proper hiking boots* (can be rented)
Thick socks x 2
Water-resistant pants* (can be rented)
Rain-proof jacket* (can be rented)
Fleece or woolen sweater
Small backpack* (can be rented)
Packed lunch / water / snacks

Good to know

Due to the possibility of rapidly-changing weather conditions, it may be necessary to make changes to scheduled trips. If your trip needs to be rescheduled for another day or canceled on short notice, you may choose between joining the rescheduled trip or getting a refund. If weather conditions deteriorate during your trip, it may be necessary to turn around on the trail or head back earlier than planned. If this happens, no refunds will be given.

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