However, the 42-kilometer-long fjord offers a wide range of other lesser-known trails, rock formations and viewpoints. The trail is more than 100 kilometers long and divided into 8 stages.
Lysefjorden Rundt is one of the country’s most spectacular multi-day hiking trails – it comes highly recommended by the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT).
The Lysefjorden Rundt Trail runs from fjord to mountain, and back down again several times. It winds past old mountain farms, disused hydropower settlements, mountain lakes, gorges and rock cliffs, over bedrock and through lush forests. In addition to beautiful nature, you can discover many cultural-historical treasures.
Lysefjorden Rundt is signposted and marked in collaboration with the Norwegian Trekking Association, Lysefjorden Utvikling and local landowners. The terrain and trail are at times very demanding. Remember that you do not have to hike around the entire Lysefjord! You are welcome to collect different stages and come back several times. Along the trail, you can spend the night in different types of cabins and tourism facilities.
Stage 1: Vinddalen – Skåpet
Easy – 3.5 km
Stage 2: Skåpet – Flørli
Demanding – 10 km
Stage 3: Flørli – Langavatn
Very demanding – 17 km
Stage 4: Langavatn – Kjerag – Lysebotn
Demanding – 13 km
Stage 5: Lysebotn – Songedalen Fjellgard
Demanding – 24 km
Stage 6: Songedalen Fjellgard – Bakken Gård
Moderate: 10 km
Stage 7: Bakken Gard – Preikestolen BaseCamp
Demanding: 16 km
Stage 8: Preikestolen BaseCamp – Høllesliheia
Demanding: 9 km
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