Hike Kjerag

The Kjeragbolten
This guided hike sets off early from the city of Stavanger in order to beat the crowds. The destination is the top of Kjerag, one of the most famous mountains in Norway, and one of the most beautiful hikes in Scandinavia. Known as the "majesty of the Lysefjord," it gets its name due to its location in the famous fjord in the Ryfylke region of southwestern Norway.

This is a demanding six-hour hike with an 800-meter (2,624-foot) ascent that ends at the famous Kjeragbolten—a massive boulder solidly wedged into a crevasse in the mountain. The total height of Kjerag is 1,084 meters (2,556 feet), making it the largest mountain in the region. its summit offers many lookout points featuring panoramic views of the mountains, fjords, and Norwegian countryside.

Tours that Include Hike Kjerag

Memorable views from Trolltunga.
Map of Best Hikes in Norway - 8 Days
Best Hikes in Norway - 8 Days

Experience western Norway's best natural landmarks on a series of moderate to challenging hikes. Begin with a local-led tour of Oslo before heading to Stavanger, the gateway to the famous Kjerag and Preikestolen treks—get ready for unbeatable views of the surrounding fjords. Then it's a scenic bus ride to Odda, your home base for your next adventure: hiking to the famous cliffs of Trolltunga.

Pulpit Rock's jaw-dropping views.
Map of Norway's Best Cities & Hikes - 9 Days
Norway's Best Cities & Hikes - 9 Days

Get to know Norway's biggest cities and hike along the country's famous fjords on this 9-day itinerary. Beginning with an expert-curated tour of Oslo, you'll take an overnight train to coastal Stavanger—your gateway to day-hikes at legendary Pulpit Rock and Kjeragbolten. Finally, relax on a scenic ferry ride to Bergen, where you'll explore the city by foot and even take a cruise to Hardangerfjord—the "Queen of the Fjords."