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Etna

Half day excursion by jeep 4x4 to discover the fantastic and unique scenery of Volcano Etna, an immersion in nature between lunar landscape and green forests.

Tour description

Half day excursion by jeep 4x4 to discover the fantastic and unique scenery of Volcano Etna, an immersion in nature between lunar landscape and green forests.

 

Pick up 09:00 - drop off 16:00 at your accommodation.

Passing off road through trazzere, where we can see two lava flows (1634/1792), where our guide will explain the fauna and flora of volcano Etna,telling you the Mount Etna history.

Direction Bove Valley, the ancient caldera formed about 64,000 years ago due to a collapse of two major eruptive centers.

Arrive at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level where we can admire the silvestri craters, the lava flows of the 2001/2003 and a great view of Catania.

Lunch with tasting of local products, immersed in the green woods of Etna.

Guided equipped with helmets and flashlights in one of the lava caves (cave body).

 

CONTRIBUTORS: specialized guides (geologists and naturalists), but mostly fans.

LANGUAGES: English and Italian

OUR VEHICLES: toyota jeep, land rover 4/6 seats + driver.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: hiking boots (or sneakers in the summer).

                                             clothing suitable for the season and at a temperature range of 15 °.

PSYCHO-PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Not suitable for people with health problems, in particular problems with the cardio-respiratory system.

EXCHANGE PROGRAM: Our liable for any climatic conditions can alter your route.