Etna Summit Trekking 3340m - Catania
OverviewThe Etna volcano is one of the most coveted destinations for technical hikers. Our excursion to the summit craters is the top of trekking Etna, in Sicily. The beauty of this spectacular painting created by the forces of nature leaves hikers completely without breath. This memory will never be erased. Throughout the day a guide will describe in English the places visited. The emotion once arrived at the top is strong, unforgettable.
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Trekking itinerary Etna summit craters:
We will take the cable car from a height of 1920m to reach 2500m altitude. Here we will trek up to 2920 m. The first stop will be made at the hot crater of 2002, which overlooks the big and old caldera Valle del Bove. Our Trekking to the craters of the summit starts here, reaching about 3340 meters. You will find yourself in a lunar landscape on the highest point of Sicily. In addition, we will make a descent on the craters of pyroclastic sand. We will pass by the famous crater of 2001 and from here begins our descent by cable car to the altitude of 1920m.
Inclusions for Etna Summit Trekking 3340m
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Entrance fees
- Fuel surcharge
- Local taxes
- Bottled water
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (Catania or Taormina)
- Small-group tour
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Exclusions for Etna Summit Trekking 3340m
- Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Type of trekking Etna: ring (the same starting and ending point).
Stages: Sapienza Refuge craters 2002 view Valle del Bove summit craters crater 2001 back.
Elevation: approximately + 500m, -1000m, over 12km.
Travel time: approximately 7 hours, 09h00 16h00.
Altitude: 1920m> 2500m by cable car, 2500m> 2920m by 4 4 bus and trek to Etna summit.
Difficulty: very difficult level.
Minimum age is 18 years
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
Not recommended for participants with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant women
The excursion to the summit crater zone is dangerous, forbidden to those with heart diseases and asthma.
Recommended equipment: UV3 sunglasses, hiking shoes, gloves, hat, sunscreen, 3-layer clothing (for different temperatures during the tour), water and food.
Conditions of the offer: The Tour is available from May to September. It is a group tour that will be offered only with a minimum of 5 participants.