1. Stavanger: Preikestolen Classic Hike and Side Trail
Embrace nature with a guided hike up to Preikestolen: one of Norway's most iconic hikes. Follow your guide on the path less hiked, so you can make the most of nature away from the crowds. Sart with a pick up from one of several designated locations in Stavanger. After a relaxing 40-minute drive, arrive at the trailhead. Here, learn about the trail, expected conditions, and useful tips for a fun day of hiking. When everyone is ready, begin your hike. If conditions allow it, follow your guide on a side-trail along the way. The pace allows for time to adjust clothing and equipment, time to rest and enjoy snacks, and for taking pictures along the way. After approximately 2.5 hours of hiking, arrive at the majestic Preikestolen – 604 meters above the legendary Lysefjorden. The sheer cliff face overlooks the fjord, and the panoramic view before your makes for a fantastic reward after all your hard physical work. After soaking in the scenery and relaxing your legs, head back down the mountain. Exhausted but satisfied, get back in the car and get driven back to Stavanger as you process your experience of a day well spent.