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Mount Etna's Summit Guided Trek

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Embark on an exciting trekking tour to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe.

Highlights

  • Explore the outcome of the most powerful eruption in recent years on this Mount Etna summit-guided trek.

  • Hop on a cable car and a 4x4 bus to ascend to 2900 mt to begin your trek to the Summit Craters (with the "Trekking to the Summit" option only, to be paid apart).

  • Connect with nature as you discover the volcano's history. Select your preferred tour from several ticket options.

  • Enjoy the ultimate trek, morning or sunset trek! We offer them all.

Inclusions

  • Trek at Mount Etna

  • English & Italian-speaking guide

  • Protective helmet

  • Brunch/aperitivo/refreshments (optional)

  • Tasting (optional)

  • Round-trip cable car tickets (optional)

Cancellation policy

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

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Stephanie Grewal

Stephanie

4/5

Mar, 2024

Our guides were very professional and good and made the excursion a valuable and enjoyable experience despite the bad weather,
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Patrick Israel

Patrick

4/5

Oct, 2023

Great experience and guide, Francesco. Unfortunately group was very slow...
Thomas Liebert

Thomas

5/5

Mar, 2024

Perhaps the most ambitious destination for trekkers is the summit craters of Mount Etna. Your departure will begin from “Rifugio Sapienza” qt. 1900 mt. (Etna South). Take the cable car and reach 2500 mt. From there hop on the 4x4 bus and get to 2900 mt. Begin your trek from here until you reach the Summit Craters at 3340 mt. Explore the lunar-looking lava fields that will lead you under the summit craters. Once you reach the summit of Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe, you will be able to admire the peculiarities that characterize the area. Enjoy a long pause near the craters, before descending in the direction of the 2002 craters. Then, head back in the direction of the cable car and go down to Rifugio Sapienza. Note: The price of the cable car needs to be paid in cash on the day of the experience.

What's not allowed

  • This tour is restricted to those with heart problems and asthma.

Additional information

  • The price of the cable car (for the "Trekking to the Summit" option) needs to be paid in cash on the day of the experience.

  • You can avail round-trip ascent and descent by a 4x4 vehicle at an extra cost on-site.

  • Recommended equipment: We advise a good pair of trekking shoes, an anti-wind and anti-rain jacket, a hat, and telescopic sticks in order to help yourself on the walk (only if you already have those), and in general dress appropriately for the various temperatures that are possible to find during the excursion.

  • The excursion is subject to changes in case of volcanic activity and/or adverse weather conditions, so as not to compromise the safety of the participants.

  • Please check your final voucher for meeting point information.

Timings

  • Daily: 8:30am onwards
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

Please check your final voucher for meeting point information.

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