4x4 and volcano sunset hiking in Etna
Activity: Hiking, 4x4 Off-roading
Languages spoken: English, Italian
Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins
- Available in 2 days
- Minimum number of persons: 2x
- Buy this experience as a gift
- The black lava fields of an ancient and recent lava flow
- Pioneer and endemic vegetation
- Touristic places destroyed by eruptions
- Lateral craters
- The majestic caldera of Valle del Bove
- A lava cave
- Lunar landscapes at 2,000 meters
- Sicilian sweet aperitif
- Sunset from a unique viewpoint
All about the trip
Covering an area of 1,190 km2 with a basal circumference of 140 km, Etna is the highest active volcano in Europe outside the Caucasus, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage. This tour is your chance to know Etna park in a unique way.
Your adventure begins at Piazza Sant'Alfio, where you meet your friendly and knowledgeable guide. You can choose your route from two types of the trip according to typology and difficulty: the standard tour includes jeep ride and easy hiking and is suitable for almost everybody; the trekking tour is for those who prefer to walk all along the way. In the case of an active eruption, the itinerary may be changed to enjoy the show from the best panoramic position safely.
Whichever type of tour you choose, this adventure takes you to visit some of the most spectacular places of this natural wonder, such as Valle del Bove, lateral craters and ancient lava flows of different ages. Following your route, you cross lunar landscapes and enjoy the colors of the sunset from an altitude of 2,000 meters.
Moreover, you go down into the meanders of the volcano, visiting a lava cave with helmet and torches. The tour ends with a sweet aperitif based on wine and almond sweets to celebrate all the beautiful things you saw during the trip.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Helmet and torch
- Transfer from the meeting point
What is not included in the price
This activity is organised by EtnaExcursion - By Asd Sportclub EtnaSci, Piazza S. Alfio, Trecastagni, 95039, Italy, (+39) 345 9 237 661, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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