Classic Mount Etna Tour

Half day excursion by jeep 4×4 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 4×4 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 15:00

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 to 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,starts our trekking, where we can admire the Silvestri craters, the lava flows of the 2001/2003 and a great view of Catania.

30 minute break for eating in the refreshment area and being to buy typical loca product,such as Etna honey.

Guided equipped with helmets and flashlights in one of the lava caves.

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°.

Itinerary changes

Our liable for any climatic conditions can alter your route.

Duration
Half day
Difficulty
Availability
This tour is available all year round
55 /pers. Max 6 people per car

Tour info

Tour departing from Trecastagni and from Catania city centre.

Most requested