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Etna North: Unique private hike experience to the summit

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Join a private trekking tour and climb Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. Start your hike from Piano Provenzana on the north side of Etna and hike to the summit craters.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the amazing landscapes of Mount Etna's summit craters
  • Hop into a jeep and ride to your starting point in Piano delle Concazze
  • Hike to the top of Europe's highest active volcano, Mount Etna, with a guide
  • Feel the raw power of the nature as you see evidence of Etna's past eruptions
  • Take in panoramic views of the amazing Valle del Bove and Valle del Leone

Description

Challenge yourself with a climb up the north side of Mount Etna on a guided hiking tour to see the summit craters. Depart from Piano Provenzana to discover the wonderful landscapes as you trek. Take breaks along the way to capture unique photos of the summit craters. Meet your guide, strap on your hiking boots and get ready for your trekking tour. Then, hop into a Jeep and take a drive up to Piano delle Concazze, which sits at an altitude of 2,825 meters above sea level (cost of the Jeep transfer not included). From here, you'll begin your ascent. Follow your guide as you trek to an elevation of 3,300 meters to see the summit craters. Walk through lunar-like lava fields and discover a landscape rich in history and geological peculiarities. After walking on the edge of summit, begin your descent towards Piano delle Concazze and then towards the Pizzi Deneri Observatory. Take a breath and marvel at panoramic views of the Valle del Bove and the Valle del Leone before embarking on the final leg of your trek, your descent back to the starting point in Piano Provenzana.

Includes

Private guide Trekking boots Walking sticks Helmet Volcanological Guide

Important Information

  • It is recommended to wear long trousers, sweatshirt or wind jacket
  • Trekking boots, trekking poles, and rock helmets are included
  • This excursion is aimed at experienced trained hikers who are comfortable hiking on sandy or uneven terrain
  • At the guide's discretion, the excursion may undergo variations in regard to weather conditions, environmental factors, or possible volcanic risks
  • The guide is entitled to stop the excursion for any reason that could compromise safety or physical integrity of an individual or the group
  • All guests are covered by insurance
  • It's a private hike

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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