Etna summit craters

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An exciting experience awaits you!

The MrExcursions team will guide you above the clouds to discover and admire breathtaking scenery in pristine environments, surrounded by a panorama that only on top of the highest active volcano in Europe can you admire.

Let yourself be carried away by the strong emotions and the charm of a timeless land.

The summit craters represent the central area of volcanic activity and to reach them you will need to do a 2-hour trek starting from 2900 m.s.l.m. on fresh lava soil, with a high level of inclination until reaching the top. Everything is organized so as to make the experience more than safe and let you enjoy the sensations and emotions to the maximum that an inimitable experience like this can give you with its panoramas that you can never forget.

You just have to book and we just have to wish you a lot of fun!

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Taormina e Giardini Naxos
DEPARTURE TIME 8.00 am
DURATION TOUR 8 Hours
INCLUDED
Transfer + cable car Water
Technical equipment Professional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Lunch
Caffe or thè

 

Itinerary

1

Partenza dal vostro alloggio

Un nostro autista verrà a prenderti comodamente al tuo alloggio

2

Stop al rifugio Sapienza ed inizio risalita

  • arrivo al rifugio sapienza quota 1900 m s.l.m.
  • Salita con i mezzi della funivia fino ai 2900 m s.l.m. Accompagnati da Guide Vulcanologiche – Alpin

3

Risalita in cima al vulcano

  • Salita di circa 2 ore a piedi fino a 3.300m su terreno lavico fresco con inclinazioni finali fino a 36 gradi circa.
  • A seconda dell’attività vulcanica e la direzione del vento la guida vi farà affacciare sui vari crateri sommitali.

4

Discesa con vista panoramica

Dopo il tour della cima si inizia la discesa su un sabbione con vista sulle varie colate laviche degli ultimi anni.

5

Tunnel di scorimento e arrivo alla funivia

  • Dopo varie soste per visitare dei tunnel lavici, si rientra alla stazione della funivia a 2.500m.
  • Da qui si può decidere di scendere comodamente in funivia per rientrare a 1.900m, per una durata totale di cammino di circa 4 ore. Altrimenti si prosegue con la discesa a piedi costeggiando la Valle del Bove, impiegando circa 1-2 ore in più, per un totale di 5-6 ore

6

Rientro in hotel

Vi riporteremo comodamente al vostro alloggio

1

Departure

Our driver  will come to pick up you at your accommodation

2

Stop at the Sapienza refuge and start the ascent

  • arrival at the Sapienza refuge altitude 1900 m a.s.l.
  • Ascent by cable car to 2900 m a.s.l. Accompanied by Volcanological or Alpine Guides

3

Climb to the top of the volcano

  • Ascent of about 2 hours on foot up to 3,300m on fresh lava soil with final inclinations up to about 36 degrees.
  • Depending on the volcanic activity and the direction of the wind, the guide will make you look out over the various summit craters

4

Descent with panoramic views

After the tour of the summit, the descent begins on a sandpit with a view of the various lava flows of the last few years.

5

Lava flow tunnel and arrived at the cable car

  • After several stops to visit the lava tunnels, we return to the cable car station at 2,500m.
  • From here you can decide to comfortably descend by cable car to return to 1,900m, for a total walking time of about 4 hours. Otherwise, continue on the descent on foot along the Valle del Bove, taking about 1-2 hours more, for a total of 5-6 hours.

6

Return to hotel

Our driver will drop you off at your accommodation

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