Towering 604 meters (1981ft.) above sea level, the glacial rock formation that makes up Preikestolen (the Pulpit Rock), is among the most popular attractions in Norway. The hiking destination has been named one of the world's most spectacular viewing points by both CNN and Lonely Planet.
Kjerag hiking terrain
It is important to note that the hike is demanding taking you up and down hilly mountain tops. Round trip the trail measures 9,8 km (6 mi). The difference in altitude is 460 m (1509 ft).
The 5 cubic meter (180 cu ft)) large boulder has become a popular hotspot for people wanting to test their nerves by stepping out on the rock that is suspended 984 m above the Lysefjord. This is one to check off your bucket list!
Preikestolen Express bus
Our pink tour bus are easy to spot and offer a comfortable ride. We offer a quick and easy service, so you can focus on the hike.
Starting point of the Preikestolen hike
The pickup point of Preikestolen Express bus is at Preikestolen basecamp. Here you will find a cafe, hikers shop and toilets.
Preikestolen hiking terrain
There are plenty of beautiful spots to rest along the trail of this hiking trip. Cool down with a swim in one of the mountain waters. Appreciate the change in scenery as you ascend beyond the treetops and get a panoramic view of the Lysefjord.
Starting point of the Kjerag hike
At Øygardstøl, the bus pickup point, there is a café and restaurant with toilet and water facilities.
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Important on this trip
Wear a proper hiking jacket and pack warm clothing in case the weather conditions change during your hike.
Leave your casual footwear behind, and strap on sturdy hiking boots. The path goes through muddy areas, slippery rocks and steep mountain terrain.
Food and drinks
Be prepared for a demanding hike and pack plenty of food and water to keep your energy up