Stand in the 643 meters above sea level, Ulriken is the highest of Seven Mountain in Bergen. To reach the top of the mountain, Ulriken provides an aerial tramway called Ulriksbanen. There are TV Tower, restaurant and free telescope at the top of Ulriken.
Hiking up the Ulriken is the popular activity in Bergen. Ulriken provides several routes for visitors who want to hike up this mountain. Visitors can start to hike Ulriken from Cable Car and Montana. This activity will take around 1.5 hours to reach the top of Ulriken. Enjoy your calming walk with great scenery from the highest mountain in Bergen. This is one of the best things to do in Ulriken.
Enjoy your day in Ulriken by taking Ulriken643 as your transportation to see the whole area of Bergen City. The name of Ulriken643 was taken from the mountain itself which stands in 643 meters above sea level. You can see the breathtaking scenery while riding this car. Tickets are available if you want to ride this car. This is one of the best things to do in Ulriken.
Zipline is an adventure that takes place on Mt Ulriken which opens in summer 2016. Zipline is fun activity with the great view of the city and surrounding. Not only does it offer a scenic view of the city, Zipline also offers an adrenaline challenge. It does not take physic effort, but it will test your mental. A great sense of achievement will be gotten when you reach the end of the line.
There is a restaurant on the top of Ulriken Mountain. The Sky Skraperen restaurant built in Bergen's highest place and it becomes Bergen's highest dining place with a stunning view in raw nature. During the daytime, this restaurant is a famous and casual café that available for hikers, exercisers, and family with kids as well as many tourists. The Sky Skraperen provides meeting / conference and company facilities, panoramic terrace, barbecue and possibility for other entertaining activities.
This 643 meters mountain provides shops for visitors who want to visit the top of the mountain. The shop offers some product such as sweater, shirt, polo-shirt, trousers, gloves, hat, coat and jacket.
On Family Day, Ulriken Mountain manages many pleasure activities for children with face painting, Perle & Bruse treasure hunt, archery, nature walk and many more. All children can hike the Ulriken Mountain to get the diploma. This is the best thing to do with family.
How to Get Tickets?
There is no entry ticket to Ulriken Mountain. However, if you want to experience the activities such riding the Ulriken643 or taking the Zipline activity, you have to purchase tickets. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Bergen Tourist Information in the middle of Bergen City. For Ulriken643, there are single tickets and return tickets. While for Zipline, there is only single ticket for adult and children.
How To Get Around?
Getting around Ulriken Mountain is easy. You can take a fun walk while enjoying the surrounding view, hiking or take the Ulriken643 to see whole area of Bergen City.
What Should I Wear?
You can wear clothes depend on the weather condition when you are visiting Ulriken Mountain. In summer you can wear: skirt, t-shirt, trousers, cool clothes with comfortable sneakers or flip-flop. Sunglasses and sunscreen are important things to bring in summer. While in winter: long coat, sweater, jacket with sneakers can be the good option since you are going to walk in the mountain area. Do not forget to bring gloves, wooly hat and scarf to make your look fashionable in winter. Also to keep you warm since you will be in top of the mountain.
Best Time to Visit
July and August have high temperature 14.3 ° C (57.7 ° F) and 14.1 ° C (57.4 ° F). May is the month with the least precipitation. In May, there are many events hosted in Bergen, it can the best time to visit. However, June, July and August are also the best summer month to visit Bergen.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and everything can be found in this site. Moreover, Hanseatic Museum is in the city of Bergen and it is only 12 km from the airport. You can explore this place by your own.
How To Get There?
If you are planning to visit Bergen by using airplane; you can use bus, taxi or the City Light Trail from Bergen Airport Flesland. Ulriken Mountain is only 11 kilometers from the airport. There is also Ulriken Express Bus that can take you to the Ulriken Mountain. This bus will only park in winter. The Express Bus will take you to the entrance of cable car. Ulriken Express tickets can be purchased at the bus stop or at tickets office in Bergen Tourist Information. Skyss Bus is also available to take you there.
Mt Ulriken hosts an 'UlrikenOpp' which is an uphill mountain race competition. Everyone can join this competition. The long distance of this competition is 3.6km which starts from the city center by 'Store Lungegårdsvann', and continues to the top of Ulriken (at 605m a.s.l).