Pulpit rock & Norway in a nutshell® tour from Bergen
Experience the magnificent Lysefjord, the Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen), wild and beautiful coastal scenery, the popular Norway in a nutshell® trip and three of Norway’s biggest cities: Oslo, Bergen and Stavanger.
The Pulpit Rock & Norway in a nutshell® tour from Bergen is available as a round trip with return to Bergen. The tour requires overnight stays in Stavanger and Oslo, and you can add additional overnight stays en route according to your wishes.
You start your tour from Bergen traveling by express bus through contrasting scenery along the western coastline of Norway. Upon arrival in Stavanger an overnight stay is required.
Continuing from Stavanger you can either choose to go on a magnificent Lysefjorden cruice, or take a fjord cruise and a hiking trip to the spectacular Pulpit Rock. The Lysefjorden fjordcruise gives you the best views to the Pulpit Rock, which towers 604 meters above the fjord, while the hiking trip to the top of the Pulpit rock takes about two hours each way. Reaching the Pulpit Rock by foot gives you the opportunity to stand on top of the mighty mountain plateau and see the narrow Lysefjorden below.
After your Lysefjorden cruise or hiking trip you can spend an extra night in Stavanger and travel to Oslo with the Sørlandet Railway the the following day. Or you might prefer to travel to Oslo with the night train from Stavanger, where sleeping compartments are available. An overnight stay in Oslo is required.
From Oslo you then embark on the popular Norway in a nutshell® tour. Here you will experience the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the narrow Nærøyfjord and the steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva, before arriving back at your starting point in Bergen.
There are different ways of completing this tour and lots of opportunities for activities and hotels along the route. By adding overnight stays, you can take your time and enjoy the beautiful scenery, or partake in varied and exciting activities. You customize your tour according to your preferences in the booking process.
You travel on your own by following your travel itinerary. On the Norway in a nutshell® part of the tour, you will also receive a handy and informative "Norway in a nutshell® - Travelers Guide" booklet.