Mount Etna: Sunset Soft Trek in the Recent & Old Lava Flows

Mount Etna: Sunset Soft Trek in the Recent & Old Lava Flows

From $42.79 per person

Go on an easy trek through the natural park of Etna with an expert local guide. Discover the recent lava flows and visit the old alpine houses.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Trek through Parco dell'Etna
  • Admire the contrast between the old lava flows and the vegetation
  • See beautiful views
Full description
Visit the park of Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe on this easy trekking trail. The park around Etna is, since 2013, a UNESCO world heritage site. The trekking begins from the southern part of the Volcano, that in recent years has been hit by lava flows. This is one of the most beautiful sides of the volcano because during the trekking you can admire the contrast between the dark rocks and the vegetation (such as broad-leaved woods). On the trail there are some alpine houses, which can be visited, built in lava rocks without cement, in the area located at an altitude of about 1,700 meters. You will also discover some Etna hideouts such as vertical lava flow caves, used in the past as Neviera. The tour will be hosted by a local multilingual guide who will be available to explain to you all of your surroundings during your tour. During the winter period, in case of snow, the trail will be carried out with snowshoes.
Includes
  • Multilingual guide
  • Baby carrier included in the infant price
  • Transfers
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • Bring with you: water, sunglasses, and windproof jacket.
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    based on 4 reviews

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    Exactly as described, nice easy peaceful walk of approximately 3hrs

    Excellent walk for the novice trekkers. Exactly as described, nice easy peaceful walk lasting approximately 3hrs. All with the expert guidance of English speaking guide Giuseppe. Who was very knowledgeable about the flora and fauna. The history of Etna and the more recent happenings of Etna. It was our last day of the holiday and we are taking home some stunning memories and pictures. Many thanks guys.

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    September 4, 2019

    Alessio, la nostra guida, puntuale, gentile e disponibile, ci ha anche coccolato con una focaccia fatta in casa e in un momento di difficoltà (visto che pioveva) ci ha anche prestato una giacca di ricambio. Il percorso, come previsto, si è rivelato molto semplice, una vera passeggiata ai piedi dell'Etna ma che si è rivelata comunque interessante e anche leggermente difficoltosa data la pioggia abbondante. Al termine del percorso siamo stati fortunati nel vedere in diretta una piccola attività del vulcano culminata con una fumata nera.

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    July 20, 2021

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