Discover Etna from an altitude of 3,000 meters
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- The black lava fields of an ancient and recent lava flow
- Pioneer and endemic vegetation of volcanic soil
- Touristic places destroyed by eruptions
- Lateral craters extinct in a buttonhole
- The majestic caldera of Valle del Bove
- A lava cave
- Lunar landscapes at 2,500 meters
All about the trip
If you want to see Etna volcano in a unique way, this tour is for you. The adventure starts with a ride to the cable car station, which takes you to an altitude of 2,500 meters. From here, you go up 500 meters more onboard Jeep to get to the summit craters. At an altitude of 3,000 meters, you have panoramic views all around Etna park.
Back to the 4x4, you head to the lava flows which threatened entire country during the time of their eruption. We will see extinct craters, the majestic Caldera Valle del Bove, the endemic flora and the typical vegetation of volcanic soils.
You also have the chance to go into meanders of the volcano, visiting a lava tube with helmets and torches to understand the phenomenon linked to flowing of the lava. Our guide will enrich your excursion by explaining the countless natural and volcanology aspects of the largest volcano of Europe, nominated UNESCO World Heritage.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Helmet and torch
- Cable car fee
- 4x4 tour
- Transfer from the meeting point
What is not included in the price
- Hotel transfer
Participants need to be in good physical condition due to the altitude.
This tour isn’t suitable for infants or people with cardiorespiratory problems.
The starting time may change according to the season of the year.
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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