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  2. Sicily
  3. Catania
  4. Mount Etna

Catania: Private Guided Etna Excursion

Product ID: 197059
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A private and guided tour up Mount Etna with a professional guide. You will be shown the geographical highlights of this stunning region, before ascending toward the summit which rewards hikers with panoramic views of the Ionic Coast.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian

Pickup included

Pick-up and return from your hotel in Catania.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from round-trip transportation from your nearby lodging
  • Stroll past ancient lava flows
  • Reach the Rifugio Sapienza or Rifugio Citelli
  • Explore a lava flow cave with helmets and lamps
  • Enjoy a tasting of typical local products
Full description
After being collected from your Catania or hinterland accommodation, you will make your way to Mount Etna where you will begin your hike. This tour is suitable for the whole family, including children aged 12 and older, and consists of easy-difficulty trekking routes.

Climbing along the slopes of the volcano, you will observe the different lava fronts of the ancient flows from the eruptions of 1991 and 1993. You will also be able to admire the marvelous lunar landscapes of the Etna park, as you rise above it the further you hike. During your walk, you will also discover ancient and new craters, being able to admire houses entirely surrounded by lava. As you reach the summit, you will be able to observe all of the surrounding Ionic Coast.

During your hike, your guides will fascinate you by telling you of mysterious volcanic phenomena. You can explore the volcanic caves in complete safety, accompanied constantly by your hiking guides. At the conclusion of your tour, you can enjoy a tasting of typical products of Etna including honey oil and wine produced on the volcano.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from your hotel in Catania
  • Welcome kit
  • Private car
  • Authorized guide
  • Tasting of honey oils and wines
  • Entrance to the parks
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• This excursion is unfortunately not accessible for wheelchairs and cardiac patients
• Remember to bring sneakers and a light jacket to support temperatures in the mountains (it is a lot cooler than in the city center)

From US$ 495.36 Per group up to 4

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Organized by

Sicily Touring SRL

Product ID: 197059