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Etna 3000

Full day excursion in 4x4 jeep to discover the wonderful scenery of the Etna volcano, and visit the base of the maximum active craters (3000 above sea level)!

Tour description

Full day tour by jeep 4x4 to discover the beautiful scenery of Mount Etna, and visit to the  3000slm and Etna summit craters! THE TOP you could ask for!

 

Pick up 09:00 - drop off 17:00

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 valley of the ox, 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.

By cable car and minibus we get to 2920m.above where led by alpine guides it begins a fantastic and unique trekking to the base of the summit craters, where you can enjoy safely the craters are currently active.

Lunch (included in the price) with tasting of local products, immersed in the green woods of Etna.

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

 

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.