Ryfylke Hike & Beer
Premium, Privately Guided Day-Trip
8,990 NOK per group | 1-7 guests
Join a guided day-hike to Mt. Reinaknuten and experience the Ryfylke region from a local’s perspective. Experience the magic of hiking through diverse landscapes in near-solitude. Enjoy panoramic views of lake Tysdal and the region’s vast archipelago.
Includes local craft beer & Ryfylke snacks tasting at Lilland Microbrewery!
2019 Season | April – October
• Hotel pick-up / drop-off
• Professional guide
• Use of hiking poles
• Hot beverages & snack
• Craft beer + Ryfylke snacks tasting
• Photography Package
• Proper hiking boots*
• Warm, thick socks x 2
• Water-resistant pants*
• Rain-proof jacket*
• Fleece or woollen sweater
• Warm hat and gloves*
• Small backpack*
• Water / snacks
*items can also be rented
• Hiking boot rental | + 200 NOK
• Hiking pants rental | + 150 NOK
• Hiking jacket rental | + 150 NOK
• Day-pack rental | + 50 NOK
Prices → per-person/per-tour
Suitable for participants who are generally in good physical condition & have previous hiking experience.
ASCENT | 600 meters
Due to the possibility of rapidly-changing weather conditions, it may be necessary to make changes to scheduled trips. In the event that your trip needs to be rescheduled for another day or cancelled on short notice, you may choose between joining the rescheduled trip or getting a refund. In the event that weather conditions deteriorate during your trip, it may be necessary to turn around on the trail or head back earlier than planned. If this happens, no refunds will be given.
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OUR OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday
8:00am – 17:00 (5:00pm)
Central European Time
NOTE | Outside of office hours, only e-mail inquiries will be answered.
As the saying goes, Norwegians are born with skis on their feet. Though untrue, it’s a fun metaphor to describe how much they enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. For the average Norwegian, the ideal nature experience involves trekking for hours, or even days, without ever having crossed another person’s path. For this reason, many of the locals prefer to hike ‘off the beaten track’ to little-known locations instead of braving the crowds to visit places like Preikestolen and Kjerag.
Join Outdoorlife Norway on a day-hike to Mt. Reinaknuten and experience the Ryfylke region from a local’s perspective. Experience the magic of hiking through diverse landscapes in near-solitude. Enjoy panoramic views of lake Tysdal and the region’s vast archipelago. Relax while savoring local craft beer & Ryfylke snacks at Lilland Microbrewery.
Before beginning the day’s journey, your professional guide will meet you at your pre-selected pick-up location and transport you onto a passenger ferry. During the 40-minute fjord crossing, you will have the opportunity to view Stavanger from a unique perspective and get an overview of the surrounding fjords, islands, and mountains. Once ashore, you will travel onward to the base of the hiking trail. After a short briefing, you’ll embark on your journey to Mt. Reinaknuten.
Your guide will lead you up through the shifting terrain and onward to the mountaintop. While hiking through a variety of landscapes including birch forests, boulder fields, and along mountain lakes, you’ll have opportunities to catch your breath and snap photos of the spectacular nature around you. After about 3 hours of trekking, you’ll reach the top of mount Reinaknuten where you’ll be rewarded with a panoramic view of massive granite cliffsides, lake Tysdal, and the region’s North Sea coastline, which is dotted with hundreds of islands. While taking in the scenery, you’ll have time to enjoy your packed lunch and a warm beverage.
After lunch, your guide will lead you back down the mountain to the base of the hiking trail, which will take about 2 hours. You will then be transported onward to Lilland Microbrewery Hotel, where you’ll rest your feet up while being served a selection of locally produced craft beers and regional Ryfylke snacks. After the beer tasting, which will last about 90 minutes, you will have the choice between remaining at Lilland Hotel or transportation back to your starting point in Stavanger.
Total | ~10 hours
Hiking | ~6 hours (including breaks)
Fjord Crossings | ~45 minutes (each way)
Transportation by Car | ~45 minutes (each way)
Post-Hike Craft Beer + Local Snacks Tasting | ~1 hour
This is a privately guided tour.
During booking, you may specify your desired pick-up location from a wide range of hotels in the Stavanger region. It’s also possible to choose to be picked up at the airport (SOLA/SVG), a private residence/AirBnB location, or the cruise ship port.
The tour ends in Stavanger at approximately* 18:30 (6:30pm).
(You may also choose to remain at the Lilland Microbrewery Hotel)
*This is an approximation which depends highly on the time of year, weather, and other factors.