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Mount Etna: Guided 3000-Meters Summit Trek

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Trek to the maximum altitude that can be reached at Europe's tallest active volcano with an expert guide. Admire Mt. Etna's beauty and its surroundings from the summit craters.

Highlights

  • Etna Summit Craters
  • Trekking experience on high altitudes
  • Breath-taking landscape

Description

- Meeting at 8:30am at Bar/Restaurant “Terrazza dell’Etna” (directly at 2000 m) - The volcanological/alpine guide, after a briefing, will lead you towards the cable car (ticket €50 round-trip not included) to begin the ascending up to 2500 m a.s.l - We’ll begin the trekking until 3000 m a.s.l (maximum altitude reachable due to a municipal order) going through volcanic sand extensions, old and recent lava flows - Once you reach the base of the Summit Craters, you’ll observe the suggestive scenery unique in the whole world; from here, you can feel the greatness of this amazing volcano - We’ll begin descending towards 2500 m a.s.l with a break to have lunch (not included) with the visit of the 2001 crater, still fuming, at 2700 m a.s.l - We’ll then be back to the starting point to end the excursion

Includes

Insurance Guide Helmets Trekking poles

Important Information

  • The ticket (EUR 60) for the 4x4 is not included in the price and must be paid directly on the day of the excursion
  • This activity is suitable for those with medium physical training and who are accustomed to walking on sand and rock when there are no trails. Some parts of the path may be exposed
  • Please inform the guide of any health conditions or concerns
  • This activity is not suitable for people with heart disease or who suffer from asthma or vertigo
  • The use of contact lenses is forbidden due to the presence of volcanic ash spread by the wind
  • Wear trekking boots with high socks and bring a trekking pole (recommended)
  • Bring an extra T-shirt, long trousers (recommended), a pullover and anorak, gloves and a hat (recommended)
  • Bring a 10 to 20-liter backpack, at least 1.5 liters of water, a snack and packed lunch

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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