Kjerag: Guided Autumn Hike

Kjerag: Guided Autumn Hike

From $168.81 per person

Enjoy a tranquil hike to the Kjerag Boulder during autumn when the landscape is full of flame-colored foliage. Sit back and relax as you take a scenic cruise through the Lysefjord. Marvel at the barren, glacier-scoured landscape of Sirdal.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Norwegian
Pickup included
A selection of hotels in Stavanger area
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Get picked up from your hotel in Stavanger and enjoy a hassle-free transfer
  • Savour the fjord views on the speed ferry through the Lysefjord
  • Hike up to the famous Kjerag Boulder with a professional guide
  • Take pictures and stand on the cliffside if you're feeling daring
  • Enjoy views of the moon-like landscape on the drive back
Full description
Begin your journey with pick up by your professional guide in Stavanger city-center. While being transported to the hiking trail, which takes about 2.5 hours, pass through a variety of dramatic landscapes including mountains, fjords, and bright green valleys. The guide will navigate over a mountain pass through the municipality of Sirdal. Pass through a barren, glacier-scoured landscape that many visitors experience as being moon-like. Begin your hike at a trail-head known as the Eagle’s Nest. During Autumn, weather conditions can be unstable. As needed, the guide will adjust your equipment (ice spikes, etc.) to match the weather conditions. During the 2.5-hour hike to the boulder, encounter 3 periods of steep climbing interspersed with 2 shallow valleys. Along the way, enjoy views of the village of Lysebotn, which is situated at the head of the Lysefjord. The final 2 kilometers leading up to the Kjerag boulder are relatively flat and will allow you to focus more on Norway’s beautiful wilderness. Once you reach the edge of the mountain’s plateau, while standing on a 1000-meter-high cliff, be rewarded with panoramic views of the 42-kilometer-long Lysefjord. Take plenty of time to rest and enjoy your packed lunch at the cliffside. If you’re feeling brave, take have the opportunity to stand atop the Kjerag Boulder.  After the lunch break, hike back down to the Eagle’s Nest, which takes about 2 hours. After the hike, be driven through 26 hairpin turns along the (one and only!) road to the village of Lysebotn at the head of the Lysefjord. Here, board a speed-ferry and admire the views of the steep mountain walls towering hundreds of meters above the fjord. The cruise will transport you further out of the Lysefjord past waterfalls, abandoned farms, and the famous Preikestolen cliff, which towers 604 meters above sea-level.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up / drop-off
  • Transportation
  • 1-hour Fjord cruise (Sunday-Friday)
  • Professional guide
  • Use of hiking poles
  • Hot beverages & snack
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Photography package (optional)
  • Hiking boots, pants, day-pack, or jacket rental (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 16 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Hiking shoes
    • Rain gear
    • Daypack

    Not allowed

    • Jeans
    • Sports shoes
    • Drones

    Know before you go

    • This hike is relatively demanding, you will trek 11 kilometers (round-trip) with an ascent of 800 meters in 5.5 kilometers
    • On Saturdays, the speed ferry does not run and you will be driven around the mountains instead
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 5 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      5/5
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    Guided tour is the only way to do this hike, our guide Jeff was great!

    A fabulous hike, well organised and led by a lively, fun, knowledgeable guide, Jeff. He made the day wonderful from start to finish and helped us all the way. I would highly recommend a guide as they know the terrain and they get to know your ability quickly. We had an absolutely awesome and laughter filled day!

    September 3, 2019

    Fue espectacular. Pensamos en hacerlo por nuestra cuenta, pero hubiera sido imposible. Fabrizzio (guía) fue muy profesional.

    September 23, 2019

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    September 11, 2019

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