Morning excursion to Etna volcano (2000 m) - Lunch and transfer from Catania included

Morning excursion to Etna volcano (2000 m) - Lunch and transfer from Catania included

Cancellation Cancellations free of charge until 8 days before the activity

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The full morning excursion to Mount Etna at an altitude of 2000 metres

Your volcanologist guide

Exploring a volcanic cave and the introduction to speleology

The picnic lunch with a view of the Sicilian volcano

Essential information *

Duration
6 hours

Languages

French
English
Spanish
Italian

Starting time
9:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Learn more about Mount Etna on a morning tour of the Sicilian volcanic park!

You'll be picked up from your hotel and set off towards Etna National Park. On arrival, your guide will take you on a walk through the vegetation, ancient lava flow sites, and extinct side craters.

You'll later enjoy a picnic lunch while admiring the surrounding landscape. 

In the afternoon, you'll explore a volcanic cave. Your guide will provide you with the necessary equipment to explore the depths of the volcano in complete safety. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about caving and volcanic eruptions.

At the end of the day, you'll be driven back to your hotel in Catania.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (except under exceptional circumstances)
  • Meet-up time and place: 9 am at your hotel in Catania. The exact time and place will be reconfirmed after booking
  • The excursion is not recommended for people with cardio-respiratory diseases
  • Please wear sturdy, closed sports or hiking shoes and thick socks. Don't forget to bring a jacket as the temperature at higher altitudes can be lower (about 10 to 15 degrees cooler than in Catania). If necessary, you can borrow equipment. Please inform us when booking if required. Just to let you know, loaned equipment may be a little dated
  • The tour itinerary can change depending on the weather conditions and according to restrictions imposed by the local authorities. Whatever the reason, our local tour operator will inform you in advance. In the event of a cancellation, an alternative date or a refund will be offered to you
  • The tour will be led by a multilingual guide who will alternate between various languages

Price includes

  • Morning excursion to Etna National Park
  • Access to the volcano at 2000 metres of altitude
  • Your volcanologist guide
  • Transfers from your hotel in Catania and back
  • Picnic lunch
  • Equipment if required: shoes and jacket (must be requested when booking)
  • Helmet and torch for the visit of the cave

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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