Excursion Etna Top 3345

An excursion that will take you to 3,300 meters high on the Etna Volcano.

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01/04 to 07/11 - Every day
Description

The excursion that we propose has as scenery the peak craters of Etna in all their majesty. The departure is from 1.900 m a. s. l.- South side of the volcano – North of Nicolosi. First you will take a cable car and then a special off road minibus to reach 2.900 m a.s.l., where, with an authorized alpine/volcanologic guide you will walk until 3.300 m. From this altitude you can admire the impressive summit of Etna and, therefore, the active craters of Etna and their spectacular grandeur (Bocca Nuova – Voragine – South-East Crater – North-East Crater).

During the descent it will be possible to explore the places and the craters of the recent eruptions. The above-cited descent will be realized on foot, in company with the guide from 3.300 m to 2.500 m, where you will re-take the cable way to come back to the point of departure.

The excursion above-mentioned, will permit you, in an unique and striking scenery, to reach the summit of the highest active volcano of Europe, and for this reason that this tour is organized with not too many people. If the weather forecast and the conditions of the volcano are good, the excursion is realized on reservation every day, it lasts about 5 hours and half, difficulty medium hight, difference in level: 1.000 meters by cable car and jeep round trip; 400 meters on foot with the guide;

 
Recommended equipment

Windbreaker / Trekking shoes / Water / Hat and sunglasses.

Nature

Nature tours, suitable for those who want to be in close contact with the environment.

Trekking

Tours that include trekking routes, of easy, medium, or difficult difficulty.


Tour program (6 hours)

  • 0

  • 1

    Meeting point

    Departure from Rifugio Sapienza hotel/restaurant

  • 2

    Cablway

    Ascent with cable car up to 2,500 meters.

  • 3

    Minibus 4x4

    Ascent with 4 x 4 minibus up to Torre del Filosofo (2,900 m)

  • 4

    Ascent up to 3.345 m

    Hiking in a natural path to the Summit Craters

  • 5

    Trekking

    Trekking at a higher altitude to explores the summit craters

  • 6

    Descent

    On foot from an altitude of 3,300 m to 2,500 m

  • 7

    Descent

    By cable car from 2,500 m

  • 8

    Return

    The tour will end at the initial meeting place.

With departure from Catania

Date Price Web Price*
From 01/04 to 07/11 105.00 € : 10+
95.00 € : 7-10 years n.i.
100 € : 10+
92 € : 7-10 years n.i.

The price includes

Trekking shoes/ Helmet/ Alpine or volcanologic guide/ Cablecar ticket roundtrip/ Jeep oneway.

The price does not include

All that is not specified under “the cost includes”.

 

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