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Mount Etna: Excursion to the Base of the Summit Craters
  • Mount Etna: Excursion to the Base of the Summit Craters

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Mount Etna: Excursion to the Base of the Summit Craters

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Highlights

  • See the main crater of Mount Etna
  • Visit Mount Etna at two different altitudes of 2000 meters and 2950 meters
  • Enjoy a lunch of typical street food products and Mount Etna wine
  • Take a trek on the South side of Etna to visit a volcanic cave

Description

Your expert guide will pick you up at your accommodation in Catania, or another central location, around 8:30 AM. The guide will drive you to Rifugio Sapienza where you will the cable car to 2500 meters. Here, a 4x4 vehicle will take you to 2950 meters. With the guide, enjoy the magnificence of the volcano in front of the impressive Central and South-Eastern Craters, which are surrounded by ancient and recent lava flows. Return to Rifugio Sapienza to head in the direction of Monte Nero Degli Zappini. Take a nature walk with your guide to discover the geological and botanical aspects of Etna. You will stop nearby the mountain shelter Santa Barbara for a picnic from an authentic Sicilian bakery accompanied by water and Mount Etna wine. In the afternoon, you will visit a volcanic cave and use helmets and torches to safely explore the depth of the volcano. Your expert guide will teach you some basic information about speleology and the fascinating phenomenon related to eruptions.

Includes

Transportation in a jeep or minibus from Catania
Cable car ticket
Expert guide
Nature walk with a geologist, volcanologists, or agronomists
Picnic
Equipment, if required
Insurance

Important Information

  • Please note that you will not reach the summit of Mount Etna at 3343 meters, you will reach the base of the summit craters at 2950 meters
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if the minimum number requirements are not met
  • If the weather conditions or volcano status do not permit access to the summit area the tour will reach the maximum altitude of 2000 meters and you will receive a 50% refund
  • When there is snow the cable car must use a snow cat vehicle, which increases the price by 30EUR per person
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must advise us when booking if you require trekking shoes or a jacket
  • You must advise us when booking if you require an infant seat
  • Please advise us of any dietary requirements

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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