Etna Summit Craters

EXCLUSIVE AND PRIVATE HIKING EXPERIENCE

etna summit craters

Highlights:

  • RExclusive and Private Guide
  • RAdmire breathtaking views
  • RDiscover stunning landscapes of Etna volcano
  • RHiking Experience up to the maximum permitted safety altitude
  • RA valid alternative to the Hiking Experience "Etna to the Top (3.357 m. a.s.l. - 11000 ft)" currently forbidden.

Price per person starting to

€299*

*min.3 guests

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DURATION

5/6 h. about (Long HD)
customizable according to your needs.

DIFFICULTY

Medium-Difficult
for family with kids over 12 years old
(get used to walking at high altitudes)

MEETING POINT

Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza at 1986 m a.s.l. (6500 ft).

From h. 8:30 PM untill h. 3 PM

MIN. PAX

min. 3 up to 16 guests*
*If the number of guests is less than requested, the price changes.

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PRICE INCLUDES

Hiking Experience,
Vulcanologic Guide,
Equipment (w.r.)

NOT INCLUDED

Tip,
Extra,
Everything not mentioned in the voice “PRICE INCLUDES”,
Pick up/Drop off transfer (from-to your accommodation).

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KEEP NOTE

The experience is on request at least 15 days in advance.

GOOD TO KNOW

We recommend wearing comfortable clothing in layers according to the season,
Backpack with: 2 liters of water, sun cream, 1 fruit, 1 snack,
Trekking boots/shoes (if you haven’t, you can rent it at €8 p.p.).

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DURATION

5/6 h. about (Long HD)
customizable according to your needs.

DIFFICULTY

Medium-Difficult
for family with kids over 12 years old
(get used to walking at high altitudes)

MEETING POINT

Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza at 1986 m a.s.l. (6500 ft).

From h. 8:30 PM untill h. 3 PM

MIN. PAX

min. 3 up to 16 guests*
*If the number of guests is less than requested, the price changes.

R

PRICE INCLUDES

Hiking Experience,
Vulcanologic Guide,
Equipment (w.r.).

NOT INCLUDED

Tip,
Extra,
Everything not mentioned in the voice “PRICE INCLUDES”,
Pick up/Drop off transfer (from-to your accommodation).

P

KEEP NOTE:

The experience is on request at least 15 days in advance.

GOOD TO KNOW

We recommend wearing comfortable clothing in layers according to the season,
Backpack with: 2 liters of water, sun cream, 1 fruit, 1 snack,
Trekking boots/shoes (if you haven’t, you can rent it at €8 p.p.).

Find more the life of “Mamma” Etna

The meeting point with the guide is at: Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza at 1986 m a.s.l. (6500 ft). Scheduled time table is: from h.8:30 AM until h.3 PM. From here, you’ll buy the cable car ticket round trip (not included in the price) to arrive at the terminal at 2500 m. a.s.l. (8200 ft). From the terminal of the cable car, the Hiking Experience “Etna summit craters” starts! You spend about 4 hours walking over different kinds of paths and, depending on the altitude, you can find a variety of stones, rocks and  volcanic sands. Don’t  worry, the guides will always allow you short breaks to rest and/or take pictures. The guide lead you to find more the famous craters of 2001-2002 called “Crateri Bargaballo“, also you’ll enjoy (fog/clouds allowing) the wonderful “Valle del Bove or Belvedere“! Feel safe along the Hiking Experience “Etna summit craters” with our volcanological guides, who are regularly authorized to guide on active volcanoes, in accordance with local ordinances and volcanic risk levels. A great and funny descent over the lava tongue sand.  It’s  among the most complete and fascinating trek you can ever make on Etna between lateral off-craters, fractures, and cold lava flows. The Hiking Experience “Etna summit craters” will end at Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza.
PLEASE NOTE: With this excursion, you reach the max altitude allowed in safely and currently it’s at 2850 m. a.s.l (9800 feet) but the altitude changes often, it depends on the volcanic nature. The Hiking Experience “Etna summit craters” is very interesting focused on volcanological and geological points, also, it’s a valid alternative to the Hiking Experience “Etna to the top at 3,357 m. a.s.l. (11000 ft)” currently forbidden.

The volcanological guides speak: Italian, English, French.

PLEASE KEEP NOTE: The Hiking Experience “Etna summit craters” it’s absolutely forbidden for those who suffer from respiratory, asthma or heart problems, and for those who are not used to walking at high altitude. Please don’t insist.

etna hiking at sunset
Are you ready to live the experience with us?