OverviewA lovely day for an Etna 4x4 Jeep tour starting from Taormina area to spend along off-road drive on the slopes of Mount Etna, the highest European active Volcano. Do some trekking and have a great lunch experience based on local food and wine.
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Lunch included
- Vegetarian meal option available
- Instant Confirmation
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The day starts from Your Hotel. The pick-up will be arranged between 8:30am and 9:00am (please be ready from 8:15am in the hotel lobby). Your Driver will pick-up you with an air conditioned Land Rover (or similar 4x4 vehicle) from you Hotel or other accommodation located in Taormina area (it is also covers pick-up from Castelmola, Giardini Naxos, Letojanni, Giarre, Fiumefreddo).
The Tour will start with a lovely drive along the slopes of the Volcano (regular road) to get to the nearest point to have a great view of the Bove Valley (to get to this point we will drive along an off-road area and it will be necessary to have a short trekking to join the point to see the Valley), a spectacular natural basin where the lava flows during the Mount Etna Eruptions. We will then proceed to an area called Piano Provenzana where we will see the effect of the great eruption of 2002. From there, after an off-road itinerary you will visit the lava front of 2002 and a natural cave created from the lava flow.
After that, proceed to have lunch in a local farmhouse where you will be served a 3 courses menu which includes: a rich selection of starters (salami, cheese, vegetables of the season), 2 different types of pasta and dessert. Lunch will also include local wine and mineral water and coffee. After lunch the tour will get back to your hotel located in Taormina area.
This tour can be operated with all different weather conditions (rain or shine) and all year around. The Tour Organizer and the Drivers will reserve the right to invert the itinerary or make a compatible change on the itinerary in case of snow or in case of opened/closed road along the itinerary to guarantee the safety of the customers. In case of prohibitive weather condition on the day of the tour, you will be contacted and offered an alternative date or a full refund.
The tour is not operated with licensed guide, it is operated will full licensed vehicles and drivers who are expert of the area, geology and nature and will give you all appropriate information during the itinerary.
The lunch included in the tour will be provided in a local farmhouse. In case there are special instruction (allergies or religious restrictions) we need to get this information at time of booking. In case it will be impossible, for reasons not under our control, to provide the lunch in a farmhouse, it will be provided in a local winery with a tasting of 4 different wines and a lunch based on cheese, salami, vegetables and sausages.
Inclusions for Full-Day Etna Jeep Tour From Taormina Including Lunch In A Local Farmhouse
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Lunch (included wine and water)
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Small-group tour
- Transport by air-conditioned Land Rover (or similar)
Exclusions for Full-Day Etna Jeep Tour From Taormina Including Lunch In A Local Farmhouse
- Gratuities (recommended)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Children must be accompanied by 1 adult
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
May be operated by a multi-lingual driver (English, Italian, French)
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund (minimum required is 2 people)
Not recommended for participants with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant women
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Not wheelchair accessible
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.