Etna trekking 2800 m a.s.l.

Ascent to discover the crater of the 2001 eruption

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01/01 to 31/12 - Every day
Description

Meeting in front of Rifugio sapienza hotel, at 9:00 AM.

After a briefing with an expert volcanologic guide, you will catch the Cablecar going up to an altitude of 2.500 m. From here you will start the trekking that will allow you to see the crater born during the eruption of 2001. There you will find yourself in front of an amazing lunar landscape.

Then you will go to the Valle del Bove panorama, around 2.750 m a.s.l., from this magnificent point of view you can see the cities of Syracuse and Taormina from the top, you will be a stone throw away from the summit Craters with their constant gas and steam leak.

After you will go to a ground depression named Cisternazza and finally go back to 2.500m a.s.l., to catch the cablecar again back to Rifugio Sapienza.

 

Trekking duration uphill: 2 hours 

Trekking duration downhill: 1 hour and a half

 

Recommended equipment
  • Windbreaker 
  • Tennis shoes 
  • Water.

Nature

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Trekking

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


Tour program (4 hours)

  • 1

    Meeting point

    Departure from hotel/restaurant Rifugio Sapienza

  • 2

    Cableway

    Board the cable car that will take you up to 2,500m asl.

  • 3

    Climbing

    Hiking in a natural path to 2,800 m asl

  • 4

    Descent

    Trekking from 2,800 m to 2,500 m altitude

  • 5

    Descent

    From 2.500 m to 2.000 m altitude by cable car

  • 6

    Return

    The tour will end at the initial meeting place

With departure from Catania

Date Price Web Price*
From 01/01 to 31/12 75.00 € : 10+
65.00 € : 7-10 years n.i.
70 € : 10+
65 € : 7-10 years n.i.

The price includes

  • Alpine or volcanological guide; 

  • Cablecar (return)

 

The price does not include

All that is not specified under “the cost includes”

 

 

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