Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

Pulpit Rock and the Southern Fjords (6 days)

50 Degrees North

Stavanger, Norway To Bergen, Norway

Valid for Departures Now Through: 30 Sep 2018

Pulpit Rock and the Southern Fjords (6 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Stavanger, Norway
Centrally located Stavanger Hotel None

Day 1: Arrive Stavanger


Arrive in Stavanger any time and make your way to our centrally located hotel. Explore the lovely winding streets and admire the colourful wooden houses of Old Stavanger (Gamle Stavanger), visit the beautiful Stavanger Cathedral or one of the museums in town.

Day 2
Stavanger, Norway
Centrally located Stavanger Hotel Breakfast

Day 2: Pulpit Rock Cruise or Cruise & Hike


In the morning join an all day tour to explore the majestic Pulpit Rock by boat or boat and foot. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Lysefjord and the views of Vagabonds Cave and many idyllic islands. On the way back from the fjord, the boat stops at Oanes and drops off the guests who want to hike to the Pulpit Rock. It takes approx. 2 hours to walk one way. After the hike you are transported by bus to Tau where you take a ferry back to Stavanger. There is no guide for the hike.

Day 3
Os, Norway
Solstrand Hotel Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Boutique hotel stay on the Os River


After breakfast enjoy a comfortable bus ride bus from Stavanger to Os, a small town by the Os River. Check into the picturesque historic Solstrand Hotel right by the beautiful Bjørnefjord. Enjoy a spa; relax on the grass or patio all overlooking the fjord.

Day 4
Os, Norway
Solstrand Hotel Breakfast, Dinner

Read a book in the lovely garden, go rowing, kayaking, hiking or have a game of golf. Relax in the spa and end the day with a delicious meal made of local ingredients and a glass of wine at the restaurant.


Day 5
Bergen, Norway
Clarion Hotel Admiral Breakfast

Day 5: Travel by boat across the fjord to Norway's smallest castle


Catch a morning boat from Os to Rosendahl. Spend the day exploring this lovely village, famous for its little castle, Norway's only Barony, surrounded by a beautiful renaissance garden and famous for its many cultural events. In the afternoon catch an express boat to Bergen and check into your centrally located hotel.

Day 6
Bergen, Norway
None Breakfast

Day 6: Depart Bergen


Services finish after breakfast.

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Description


Western Norway is famous for its beautiful and easily accessible fjords and mountains. The area in and around Stavanger offers numerous amazing nature experiences. From steep mountains and lovely fjords to long, wild beaches: everything is within easy reach of the city of Stavanger.


The Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) is one of the best-known tourist attractions in Norway - a magnet for tourists for hundreds of years. The characteristic mountain shelf with a 25 metre squared plateau stands 604 metres over the magnificent Lysefjord.


Day 1: Arrive Stavanger


Day 2: Pulpit Rock Cruise or Cruise & Hike


Day 3: Boutique hotel stay on the Os River


Day 4: Enjoy a relaxing day at Solstrand


Day 5: Travel by boat across the fjord to Norway's smallest castle


Day 6: Depart Bergen

About Us

50 Degrees North is a family owned, boutique destination specialist tour operator for the Nordic region and the Scandinavian Arctic. The company’s entirely Nordic sales staff offers in-depth knowledge of all its destinations. Luxury for us means experiencing something extraordinary beyond your everyday life; immersing yourself into the local culture, nature and people and, when possible, venturing away from the well-trodden paths and into the ‘un-known’. We do things the simple and beautiful Scandinavian way. With offices in Norway, Canada and Australia, 50 Degrees North is able to provide our clients with support 24/7.

Insider Tip

50 Degrees North is an authentic and affordable option for the Nordics. We are NOT your luxury white glove operator. More details at https://www.fiftydegreesnorth.com/info-centre/virtuoso-agents

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By: Igofish


Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2017

Given that 59 Deveees North is in Norway, they had no presence in Greenland whatsoever. While they were able to arrange the activities we requested, we had no single point person in Greenland. We felt on our own on a daily basis. This may have been due to a lack of personal experience with Greenland and more specifically the town where we visited. Since this is a national heritage site, I would have expected greater familiarity. However, we were able to fend for ourselves when neededttt
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Great options and fast service when needed

By: patcat


Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2017

Ours was a complex itinerary and they came through. There were a few minor stumbles and one change initiated by us...but all were handled quickly and professionally. Overall a fantastic experience!
Travel Advisor:  Colette Guterson
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50 Degrees North

By: Meryl


Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2017

Did not get what we had hoped for overall on our trip to Iceland. The only part of our trip that was planned for us and we loved was at The Blue Lagoon. Did not get "guided" tours, got pick up and drop off at destinations. Planning done on own and helped put together by our agent was better than what 50 Degrees North did for us.
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Wonderful adventure

By: globetrots


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2017

Terrific service all around offering plenty of options and information. Had to make last minute miodifications and all went smoothly.
Travel Advisor:  Kip Abbott
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Good experience

By: Jensi


Reviewed on: 22 Jan 2018

My travel agent worked directly with 50 North in planning our trip. I can say that all of our tours were professional and fun. Also, when the weather caused restrictions on some of the planned activities, the company was quick to find a suitable alternative. Everything was exactly as described to us and we had a fantastic trip!
Travel Advisor:  Ron Phillips
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Well planned, learned a lot

By: Connerss


Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2018

Hotels were very nice, tour operators were good, private guides were stellar and informative, particularly those with Mountain Guides. Would definitely use 50 Degrees North again. Only complaint was one tour operator (Artic Adventures) had buses that were so compact we all had to turn and leave our legs in the aisle, and I'm not tall. While the sites were beautiful and the tour guide knowledgeable, the long sardine-can bus ride was very difficult. Perhaps they were the only operators sending trips to our desired locations, unsure of that detail.
Travel Advisor:  Irene Quisenberry
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Trip to Finland

By: Finngirl


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2018

I would definitely use 50 Degrees North again. They planned our trip, which was perfect. There were 4 people in our group and they had something for all of us, and we all enjoyed everything we did. Leena our tour guide was absolutely wonderful. She made the walking tour a lot fun and we learned a lot. Hotels they choose were great and I couldn't have asked for anything more.
Travel Advisor:  Rosemarie Spinney
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