Etna: trekking of the volcano to the summit cratersEtna, trekking of the summit craters up to 3340 meters Book now
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The ascent to the summit craters of Mount Etna is one of the most coveted excursions an aspiring hikers can make.
You will be accompanied by an authorised alpine and volcano guide, with whom you will marvel at the beauty and wonder of the highest active volcano in Europe, at 3,300m asl.
Departing from Sapienza Refuge, in Nicolosi, the cable car will take you up to 2,504m asl, after which you will take an off-road jeep up to 2900mt. From here you will continue in trekking in order to reach the altitude of 3,340m. Carried out a long pause near the craters, you will descend in direction of 2002 craters and before heading up again in cable car to the departure point (Sapienza Refuge).
Duration: 6/7 hours (depends on the rhythm of the group).
Tour of the summit craters.
Return ticket on the cable car.
Alpine and volcano guide.
Everything else that is not specified in the "included".
Trekking shoes, an anti-wind and anti-rain jacket and in general dress appropriately to the various temperatures that is possible to find during the excursion, water and snacks.
Piazzale del Rifugio Sapienza, Nicolosi, Etna Sud (Catania), La Cantoniera restaurant.
To make a reservation a prepayment of 15%. Balance will be paid directly on site.
The availability of the excursion and reaching 3340 meters depends on weather conditions and volcanic activity. If these conditions are not good, the guide may decide an alternative route.
Excursion is absolutely prohibited to people who have heart problems and asthmatics.
The deposit paid upon booking is not refundable under any circumstances.