A Full Day’s Trip that Leads You to The Summit of Europe’s Highest Active Volcano
Mount Etna summit advanced trek, in the safe hands of expert guides. Suitable for experienced trekkers who love extreme adventures. 10hrs duration.
After pick up from your accommodation, a cable car takes you to 2500 metres on the southern side of Mt Etna. Off-road vehicles then take you to an altitude of 2900 metres. Accompanied by an alpine-volcanologist guide, the trek continues for 2-3hrs uphill to 3250 metres. After walking to the highest craters of 3300 metres, a stop to enjoy the landscape and listen to commentary by the guides. Return to 3000 metres where you can enjoy a packed lunch, continuing afterwards, the descent passes the North-East Crater to the cable car at 2500 which takes you to 2000 metres. Return to Catania approximately 5.30-6 pm.
Mount Etna Summit Advanced Trek
Level: Advanced, difficult
Recommended equipment: Closed and sturdy (trekking) shoes with thick socks, a jacket due to lower temperatures at high altitude. Suitable shoes and jackets can be provided if needed, please notify in advance upon book. Please let us know in advance if you are vegan/vegetarian or have food allergies.
Depart: Your accommodation in Catania or agreed meeting point.
Times: 7.30 am-5.30 pm. April-October.
Languages Spoken: English, Italian, (Spanish, French upon request and availability).
Prices: Adult €169 teenagers/students up to 24 yrs €149. Minimum age 16.
16-24 yrs €149.