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Mount Etna and Cave Half-Day Guided Tour

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Discover Mount Etna's rugged terrain and unique geological features on a half-day 4x4 jeep tour with a knowledgeable guide.

Highlights

  • Embark on a half-day guided tour of Mount Etna, traversing the volcano's rugged off-road areas and uncovering its unique geological features in 4x4 jeeps.

  • Learn about Mount Etna's landscape and volcanic activities from your guide during a thrilling jeep ride to some of the volcano's most suggestive places.

  • Hike for about 3 km to discover the beauty and intrigue of Mount Etna's lateral craters, formed by lateral eruptions that expelled magma and ash, and connected to the main magma chamber of the volcano.

  • Discover the excitement of exploring a strange and spooky cave formed by cooling lava flows, and observe the captivating geological formations up close.

  • Fun Fact: Mount Etna's first recorded eruption dates back to 1500 BC, and since then, it has erupted more than 200 times.

Inclusions

  • Half-day guided tour of Mount Etna and cava tour

  • Hotel or meeting point pickup and drop-off (depending on option chosen)

  • Bilingual guide

  • Private or shared tour (depending on option chosen)

  • Cave exploration equipment

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Traversing Mount Etna's rugged off-road areas

Embarking on a half-day guided tour of Mount Etna provides a unique opportunity to traverse the volcano's rugged off-road areas in 4x4 jeeps. As you embark on this exciting journey, you will be amazed by the stunning views of the volcano's landscape, which offers an unforgettable sight of the Sicilian countryside. You will be able to explore the unique geological features of Mount Etna, including its various craters, lava flows, and volcanic cones. Your guide will ensure that you have a thrilling adventure while keeping you safe.

Learn about Mount Etna's volcanic activities

As you ride in the jeep to some of the volcano's most suggestive places, your guide will provide you with in-depth knowledge of Mount Etna's volcanic activities. You will learn about the history of the volcano, including its past eruptions and the impact they had on the surrounding areas. Additionally, you will discover how the volcano's landscape has changed over time, including the formation of craters, lava tubes, and ash deposits. You will be captivated by the fascinating stories of Mount Etna's volcanic activity as you experience it firsthand.

Exploring a lava cave

One of the highlights of the Mount Etna tour is hiking for about 3 km to discover the beauty and intrigue of Mount Etna's lateral craters.After exploring the lateral craters, you will have the opportunity to discover the excitement of exploring a strange and spooky cave formed by cooling lava flows. Here, you can observe the captivating geological formations up close and experience the unique sensation of being inside a natural lava cave.

What to bring

  • It's recommended to wear closed & comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount. of walking.

  • Bring along your sunscreen and jacket.

Additional information

  • Photography allowed.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point. Students must show a valid student ID.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.

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