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Piano Provenzana: Mount Etna Hiking Trip to 3,300 Meters

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Tours Good for groups Reseller exclusions Nature & adventure Outdoor sports

Join an exciting hiking trip up to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe. Ride an off-road vehicle from an altitude of 1,800 meters to 2,965 meters, then continue on foot to 3,300 meters.

Highlights

  • Reach the summit of the Mount Etna volcano at an altitude of 3,300 meters
  • Learn about the volcano and its eruptions with a guide leading the way
  • Visit the active craters of the volcano and discover other volcanic features
  • Walk through another world while surrounded by the unique volcanic landscape
  • Trek on the side of Mount Etna that is less frequented by the tourist crowds

Description

Experience Europe's highest active volcano on a guided trek on Mount Etna. Reach 3,300 meters via a combination of on-foot travel and transportation by an off-road 4x4 vehicle. Admire ancient craters and lava flows. Departing from Piano Provenzana, ride on an off-road vehicle along a panoramic path that leads up to the north side of Mt. Etna. Travel through ancient craters and recent lava flows up to 2,925 mt. Then, start the ascent (470 mt positive level difference) on foot. Trek on a path surrounded by volcanic bombs and scoria, then reach the Central Crater at a height of 3,300 mt. Stop to admire this extraordinary volcanic environment, combined with the spectacle of the panorama that can be enjoyed from the roof of Sicily (weather dependent). For the descent, go back along the same path. Walk inside small channels with soft and friable volcanic scoria to a height of 2,825 mt. From this point, finish the hike on the off-road vehicles back down to Piano Provenzana.

Includes

Volcanological guide Trekking poles Protective helmets Trekking shoes Windbreaker Extra backpack Extra socks

Important Information

  • In the event of bad weather conditions, you will be contacted as soon as possible about any cancelations or modifications to the tour The route requires ascending and walking along the crater edges, and this may cause dizziness to participants who get dizzy easily This trek is for moderately trained hikers because it involves hiking on a path that develops at a high altitude Without adequate hiking shoes, you are not covered by insurance The trip may be canceled if the minimum number of participants is not

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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