Excursion Etna Cycling to the Top + summit craters

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01/04 to 31/10 - Every day
Description

Difficulty level: Medium
Duration: 6/7h approx

The tour will start from Rifugio Sapienza hotel/restaurant (1.900 m above the sea level) at 9:00 AM, it takes place between ancient craters and recent lava flows.

Once you reach Torre del Filosofo, at an altitude of 2900 m, you can admire an extraordinary view: the summit craters of Etna, the Ionian Sea and the Valle del Bove.

The uphill trekking path with the volcanological guide will start from an altitude of 2900 m, up to the summit craters located at 3345 m a.s.l.

The descent will take place along a sandy and exciting track, back to the meeting point.

 

Recommended equipment

Tennis shoes / Water / Fruit or protein snack

Nature

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Trekking

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Bike

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Tour program (6/7 hours)

  • 1

    Meeting point

    At the hotel/ restaurant Rifugio Sapienza at 9:00

  • 2

    Climb

    E-bike route up to 2,500 m

  • 3

    Arrival at an altitude of 2.900m

    E-bike route to Torre del Filosofo

  • 4

    Summit craters

    Trekking from 2,900 m to 3,345 m with volcanological guide

  • 5

    Descent to 2,900 m

    The first part of the descent will be on foot

  • 6

    Descent to 1,900 m

    The second part of the descent will be by e-bike.

  • 7

    Return

    The tour will end at the initial meeting place

With departure from Catania

Date Price Web Price*
From 01/04 to 31/10 100.00 € : 13+ 95 € : 13+

The price includes

  • Certified MTB guide
  • e-Bike full suspended (>150 mm) and helmet rental 
  • Volcanological guide

SPD pedals on request.

The price does not include

  • Hotel pick-up (on request) 
  • All that is not specified under “the cost includes”

 

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