Etna Hiking

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Duration: about 6 hours

Tour description

This tour is especially suitable for hiking lovers who want to stay into the wild nature and admire the most peculiar features of “Mamma Etna” at the same time.

This hiking usually take place along a trail characterized by the typical Etna vegetation. You will reach the border of the famous “”Valley of the Ox””, a volcanic caldera that represents an essential feature that is located near the South East Crater which is the most active crater of Etna. This valley is so important because cointains most of the lava streams spew during the eruptions.

During the tour a naturalistic guide will accompany you and explain all the secrets about the highest volcano in Europe.

PARTICIPATION FEE: (per person) € 75

DISCOUNT: 30% child up to 12 years old.

ADDITIONAL COSTS: Petrol Surcharge for Pick up and drop off from Taormina €70 to add to the total amount.

MIN PARTICIPANTS: 2, the tour can be carried out for less people by paying the minimum fee of 2 participants.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Italian, English, Spanish, French

THE FEE INCLUDES: Transfer free, Naturalistic Guide, Final tasting of local products, child seat (on request), bottle of water for each passenger, protective helmet and torch.

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: lunch.

CLOTHING RECOMMENDED: windproof jacket, closed shoes, long pants .

MEETING POINT: Pick up at accommodation or meeting point to establish during booking.

DEPARTURE TIME: 8.00-8.30

RECOMMENDED TO: hikers

LEVEL: Medium

  • Pick up at accommodation or meeting point.
  • Hiking about two hours along 4 km trail to reach the Valley of the Ox.
  • Visit of lava stream (helmets and torches provided)
  • Visit of the famous 1991/93 lava stream in Zafferana Etnea.
  • Tasting of typical products in a local farm in Zafferana Etnea.
  • Drop off at accomodation or meeting point.
  • During high season small groups may be formed.
  • Private Tour avaiable on request according quotation.
  • In case of bad weather conditions, the guide can decide to apply variations for safety reasons.


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