Fjord & Mountain Adventure at Lilland Brewery Hotel

2-Day Fjord & Mountain Adventure at Lilland Brewery Hotel

Valid for travel 1 May 2018 – 30 Sept 2018

2 Nights – Tau / Stavanger, Norway

Welcome to Lilland Brewery Hotel at Tau, just a scenic ferry ride from Stavanger. This is a unique hotel and brewery in the middle of the nature, and the perfect location for hikes to the the Pulpit Rock and sea water kayaking.

This is an adventurous 2-day itinerary including a guided hike to the Pulpit Rock, and a guided kayak tour among the charming islands outside Jørpeland.

After a great day of hiking or kayaking, you can relax at the hotel and enjoy handcrafted beer, brewed at the hotel, together with a tasteful meal with local ingredients.

One of the most amazing mountain formations in Norway is the Pulpit Rock a found in the stunning Lysefjord outside Stavanger. World famous for its breathtaking views and heart-pounding heights, and the only way to get to there is by hiking!


Brief Itinerary:
Day 0: Arrive in Stavanger, take the ferry to Lilland Brewery Hotel, Tau
Day 1 : Tour: The Pulpit Rock Classic Hike
Day 2 : Tour: Guided Kayak Tour


DAY 0:

Arrival in Stavanger, get on the ferry to Tau and check in at the hotel.

Tickets for the ferry is not included, they can only be purchased at the ferry. Price is approx NOK 60,- (USD 8)

There are several excellent food and beer options at the hotel with local beer and food, also a couple of after-hike beer tastings. Just ask when you get there and they will be happy to arrange it.

DAY 1:

Tour: Pulpit Rock Classic Hike

You will be picked up at your hotel at approx 08:15 by the guide from Pulpit Rock Experience for the tour to the mighty Pulpit Rock.

An early start puts us in position at the trail to Preikestolen before the crowds arrive. Your local guide will come along for the whole trip to make sure you have the best possible experience. He/she will stop at all the all the good photo and viewing points (even the secret ones), and will bring selected Norwegian trail snacks for the hike.

The hike itself takes about 5 hours round trip and is 9 kilometers long, consisting of slightly hilly terrain. You should be in generally good physical condition, and children should be 8 years or older. At the mountain plateau, rising 604 meters above Lysefjorden, you will have plenty of time to enjoy the spectacular view and take your selfies and pics. But remember – we do it in a safe manner!

You should wear lightweight hiking shoes or hiking boots, and clothing according to the weather.

Warm soup and freshly baked bread are waiting for us at Preikestolen Mountain Lodge after the hike. You will arrive back at your hotel in the afternoon.

The charming city of Stavanger is only a short ferry ride away, so you can either spend the evening exploring Stavanger or relax at the hotel. The ferries run throughout the entire evening and makes it easy to go back and forth. Just ask for the ferry schedule at the front desk.

Overnight at your hotel.  

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 2:

Tour: Guided Kayak Tour

Welcome to our Fjord Expedition’s guided kayak tour. The tour starts every day at noon, from the harbour in Jørpeland, approx 20 minutes drive with bus or taxi from the hotel. Ask at the front desk for the bus schedule.  

The group will paddle and enjoy the wildlife along the Islands of Jørpeland. If we’re lucky we might see birds, salmon and seals along the beautiful coastline.  We’ll also pass the artwork called “Norwegian Stonehenge”.  
Our guide will provide you with information about nature and local history.

We have waterproof jackets for rainy days – the experience is still great if it is a bit wet and rainy.

    • Difficulty: EASY. No prior kayak experience needed.
    • Duration: 3 hours. (appr. 2.5 hrs on the water). The complete tour distance 4-12km, depending on speed of the group.
    • When: Daily at noon – 3pm (12-15).
    • Where: Meeting point is:
      Fjordexpedition beachflag – Jørpeland Kai. Jørpelandsvågen, 4100 Jørpeland
      (closest navi address is Direktør Sæthersgate 29, Jørpeland)

Tour Description

For this tour no prior kayak experience is needed! Simple paddle techniques and safety instructions will be given by our guide prior to the tour. Hence the tour is suitable for people of most ages (except of children under 10yrs).
You will paddle in double sea kayaks, which run very stable on the water. For more experienced paddlers, single sea kayaks are available.

Meals included: Breakfast

One more night at your hotel (not included in the price), or travel to your next destination.