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Preikestolen off the beaten track hike

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    After an early-morning pick-up, your adventure will begin with a 40-minute ferry ride across one of Stavanger’s urban fjords. Once ashore, your guide will transport you to the base of the hiking trail. First, you’ll glide in a canoe across the peaceful Refsvatn Lake, which will take approximately 45-minutes. Once you have your feet back on dry land, you’ll begin the hiking portion of the tour. During 70% of the hike, you’ll follow a backcountry, unmarked trail that is overgrown and has mostly been forgotten. The remaining part of the hike is comprised of off-trail hiking & scrambling. During this portion of the hike, you’ll experience out-of-this-world and rarely-seen views of Preikestolen and the Lysefjord.
    After lunch and approximately 3,5 hours on foot, you’ll reach a location that offers panoramic views of Preikestolen that the majority of people only get to see in tourist brochures. You’ll hike down to Preikestolen and experience standing atop the impressive plateau, which towers 604 meters above sea level. Your guide will then lead you back to your starting point by following the main trail. Once back at the trailhead, your guide will transport you back to Stavanger.

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    • Lysefjord, Stavanger Norway
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    Departure Point
    Clarion Hotel Stavanger, Arne Rettedals gate 14, 4008 Stavanger, Norway
    Departure Time
    7:10 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Water
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Suitable for people of most ages who are in very good condition and have previous hiking experience.
    • Please do not book tours that exceed your skill-level or physical abilities.
    • Participants must be: minimum 10 years old, 36kg | 79lbs., 135cm | 4ft. 5in.
    • Maximum age for tour is 60 years (Unless a very high fitness level & recent experience hiking in mountainous terrain can be documented.)
    • Please Bring: Proper hiking boots, Thick socks x 2, Water-resistant pants/jacket, Fleece or woolen sweater, Small backpack, Packed lunch / water / snacks
    • Equipment Rental: Hiking boot (200 NOK), Hiking pants (150 NOK), Hiking jacket rental (150 NOK), Day-pack (50 NOK)
    • Optional: Photography package (299 NOK), Post-hike beer tasting (490 NOK)
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • Distance: 9.5 kilometers, Ascent: 600 meters
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    If you like hiking and you are fit enough, the off the beaten track is the best option! You start canoeing through an amazing lake and then you enjoy an incredible hike with an incredible guide (in my case Salva - thank you mate for...More

    Thank A1543NYdaniell
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Outdoor Life took us on a less used track where we saw only one other person. It was a challenging hike but nothing outside of the normal person's abilities. The guides were also extremely helpful and watched out particularly for the safety of everyone in...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank michael K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our trip is amazing and our guide Sal is fantastic! Me and my sister could never made it without the help of our guide. We were not prepared this morning and didn’t even wear the right shoes . We were nervous also because of the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Pinkgrimm
    Reviewed 28 August 2019

    We had the most amazing adventure on this hike with Sigrid!!!!!! The hike was true to its name, it really was off the beaten track, we didn't see a single other person other than our group until we reached the summit. We were picked up...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 557philc
    Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

    This was the highlight of our trip. Our guide Sal was great. His enthusiasm for hiking and the beauty around us was infectious. It is a difficult hike. I am a 64 year old cyclist and my wife is same age marathon runner and we...More

    Thank Geppe
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