Etna tour summit craters from Taormina

€ 139.00

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Etna summit craters: An exciting experience awaits you!

This exciting tour takes you to Etna’s summit craters: enjoy Europe’s most active volcano with MrExcursions! Our tours are professional and fun, but at the same time always put your safety above everything else. We offer unforgettable Etna tours and excursions to nature lovers, families, and to everybody who is interested in discovering the magical and stunning volcanic landscape. If you’re looking for a trip to light up your holiday, come with us the right to the summit of Etna’s craters! On the eastern coast of Sicily – a short journey from the Strait of Messina – lies Mt. Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe and UNESCO World Heritage. This tour will guide you through lava fields, spectacular views, and Etna’s breathtaking landscape. Our professional and experienced guides will bring you to Etna’s summit craters to see the volcano up close.

Details

Our Etna’s Craters Tour will guide you to explore the top of Mount Etna and the most fabulous and exciting beauties around the most active volcano in Europe. Mount Etna dominates the Eastern side of Sicily; it is 3340 meters high. In this exciting and adventurous trip, we will start climbing the volcano at 2000 meters, more precisely at the Rifugio Sapienza (a mountain shelter). We will take the funicular railway and reach an altitude of 2600 meters. Once there we will take a 4×4 Jeep and get to an altitude of 2900 meters.
We will undertake a 3-hour uphill trek through lava formations to reach the summit craters, which are the central area of the volcano’s activity. The view from the top is simply breathtaking. Hike deep into the wilderness, experience stunning scenery, learn about Mount Etna’s fascinating life!

useful information

  • Daily tour (availability all year round)
  • No Advance Payment
  • Duration tour: about 8 hours
  • Price: 139.00 €
  • Spoken languages:

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Technical equipment (caving helmets and walking sticks)
  • Etna cableway and Unimog
  • Pick up at your host facility

What to bring

  • We recommend layered clothing, anorak, and hiking shoes.

Photos

Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina ragazzo-osserva-i-crateri Etna
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto-di-gruppo-sui-crateri-ETNA
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto-di-gruppo-sui-crateri-innevati-ETNA
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina cratere centrale Etna
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto di gruppo raggiunta la sommità
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto di gruppo risalita sui crateri centrali Etna
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina ragazzo-osserva-i-crateri Etna
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto-di-gruppo-sui-crateri-ETNA
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto-di-gruppo-sui-crateri-innevati-ETNA
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina cratere centrale Etna
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto di gruppo raggiunta la sommità
Escursione Etna crateri sommitali da Taormina foto di gruppo risalita sui crateri centrali Etna
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Itinerary

Our driver will come to pick you up at your accommodation or at the established meeting point
We will start to climb the volcano at the Rifugio Sapienza at 1900 meters We will take the funicular railway and reach an altitude of 2900 meters accompanied by professional volcanological guides.
We will start a 2-hour trek up to 3300 meters walking over lava flows, going up an incline of about 36 degrees. According to the volcano’s activities and the wind, the guide will let you look closely at the summit craters.
Going downhill with a panoramic view From the top, we will go down having before our eyes the amazing view of the lava flows and eruptions that have taken place during the last years.
After making several stops to visit lavic tunnels, we will arrive at the funicular railway at 2500 meters. From here we can either take the funicular railway to arrive at 1900 meters and then walk (this will take around 4 hours), or walk along with the Valle del Bove, this route is longer and will take 1-2 hours more (for a total of 4-6 hours).
We will bring you back to your accommodation or at the established meeting point.

About 7:30 to 8 00 AM

Departure

Our driver will come to pick you up at your accommodation or at the established meeting point.

About 7:30 to 8 00 AM

About 9:30 AM

Stop at the Sapienza refuge and start the ascent

  • We will start to climb the volcano at the Rifugio Sapienza at 1900 meters We will take the funicular railway and reach an altitude of 2900 meters accompanied by professional volcanological guides.
About 9:30 AM

About 9:30 to 11:30 AM

Climb to the top of the volcano

  • We will start a 2-hour trek up to 3300 meters walking over lava flows, going up an incline of about 36 degrees. According to the volcano’s activities and the wind, the guide will let you look closely at the summit craters.
About 9:30 to 11:30 AM

About 11.30 AM to 2.00 PM

Descent with panoramic views

Going downhill with a panoramic view From the top, we will go down having before our eyes the amazing view of the lava flows and eruptions that have taken place during the last years.

About 11.30 AM to 2.00 PM

From 2:00 to 3:00 PM

Lavic tunnels and funicular railway

After making several stops to visit lavic tunnels, we will arrive at the funicular railway at 2500 meters. From here we can either take the funicular railway to arrive at 1900 meters and then walk (this will take around 4 hours), or walk along with the Valle del Bove, this route is longer and will take 1-2 hours more (for a total of 4-6 hours).

From 2:00 to 3:00 PM

About 4:00 PM

End of the excursion

We will bring you back to your accommodation or at the established meeting point.

About 4:00 PM

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