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Etna high altitude winter excursion

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Experience hosted by Massimo

4 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, French, Italian

What you'll do

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and take in breathtaking views on this guided excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe.
Accompanied by an expert Volcanological Guide, immerse yourself in the typical winter landscapes and admire Mount Etna in all its beauty.

The excursion begins at our info Point Ashàra located at the Rifugio Sapienza Etna Sud touristic station.
After a short introductory briefing and after providing all the necessary equipment, our adventure will begin.

With the cable car we will quickly gain an altitude of 2500 m asl, and from here we will begin our trekking, among craters and lava flows of different historical periods, up to an altitude of 3000 masl, from where we will admire the peculiarities of the summit area.

Highlights of the tour include: The ancient crater of Montagnola, Piano del Lago, Cisternazza, Craters of 2002 and the summit area.

Descent again on foot up to 2500 masl (cable car terminal) which will take us back to the starting point.

At the discretion of the guide and for safety reasons, given the continuous and unpredictable evolution of volcanic activity, the excursions could undergo variations and, above all, could be modified according to weather conditions and volcanic activity.
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and take in breathtaking views on this guided excursion to Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe.
Accompanied by an expert Volcanological Guide, immerse yourself in the typical winter landscapes and admire Mount Etna in all its beauty.

The excursion begins at our info Point Ashàra located at the Rifugio Sapienza Etna Sud touristic station.
After a short introductory briefin…

Massimo's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Trekking shoes, poles, protective helmets, crampons, insurance, volcanologi...
From $112
/ person
Wed, Jan 20
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$112 per person
$112 per person
Thu, Jan 21
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$112 per person
$112 per person
Fri, Jan 22
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
$112 per person
$112 per person

Meet your host, Massimo

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am a certified volcanological guide and a great mountain lover; elements that allow me, with constancy and dedication, to make those who choose to take a tour on the highest active volcano in Europe live unique and unrepeatable experiences: Etna
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Where you'll be

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and take in breathtaking views on this guided excursion to Mount Etna.
With an expert volcanological guide, immerse yourself in wonderful winter landscapes and admire the wonders that only Etna can offer.

Highlights of the tour include: The ancient crater of the Montagnola, Piano del Lago, Cisternazza, Craters of 2002 and the summit area.

Choose from available dates

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  • Wed, Jan 20
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person
  • Thu, Jan 21
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person
  • Fri, Jan 22
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person
  • Sat, Jan 23
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person
  • Sun, Jan 24
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person
  • Mon, Jan 25
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person
  • Tue, Jan 26
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person
  • Wed, Jan 27
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    $112 per person

Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

medium / long socks

long pants