What you'll do
I GUIDE YOU OUT OF TOURISTS TRACKS! (It's important to wear trekking shoes or shoes you wouldn't mind ruining as at some point there will be a thriling decent into desert-like black sand) Surrounded by a moonlike landscape, we'll learn to understand and explore Mount Etna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for it's beauty and uniqueness. Walking along the paths Europe's largest volcano, you'll admire the impressive volcanic structure with its typical flora and fauna. We will cross deserts of black sand, woods, ancient and recent lava flows, old craters up to admire the fascinating VALLE DEL BOVE. We will also enter lava tubes, created during the volcano's eruptions, equipped with helmet and flashlights. It'll be fascinating to descover not only their creation but also the secrets they so jelously conceal in their darkness. Difficulty: Medium- Easy Itinerary length: about 5.5 km Maximum altitude: about 2100 m Trekking duration: 3-3.5 hours approx Difference in altitude: about 350 m The route in the event of adverse weather conditions or real safety risks can be changed at the discretion of the guide In this adventure you will be accompanied by me or by my co hosts, enthusiasts and experts of Etna!
Environmental and natural sciences graduate, passionate speleologist and environment lover! Every time I go for a walk or an excursion I'm fascinated with what nature is capable of! I love Sicily and expecially Mount Etna, not only because it's the largest active volcano in Europe, but also because... well, come with me and you'll find out!
Helmet and flashlights Sticks Jackets Sweaters
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Where you'll be
Mount Etna, located in the first established reagional park in Sicily, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With it's woods, paths, stunning scenery and traditional food, the park can, during any season, captivate the hearts of whoever sets foot on it, from travellers to lovers of nature, food and wine and out door sports.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 8 guests ages 5 and up can attend.
The duration of the experience is indicative. Unforeseeable situations could cause the experience to end at a different time. It is always better not to choose departure days when it is necessary to go to the airport too close to the end of the experience.
Mount Etna excursion and lava tubes