Etna Summit Craters

Duration: about 6 hours

Tour description

During this tour you can reach the higher area of ​​Etna where you can admire active craters characterized by gas and sulfur emissions.
You will go with the naturalistic guide to the entrance of the Etna cable car and you can reach 2500mt. of altitude by cable car, then you will reach 2900mt. by 4×4 bus and  the volcanological guide explain you all the several elements of Etna’s active area.

Otherwise you can only reach 2500mt by cablecar and go for an hiking with our guide up to 2650mt.

At the end of this part of tour, our naturalistic guide will take you in other stages elements at lower altitudes.

PARTICIPATION FEE: (per person) € 60

DISCOUNT: 30% child up to 12 years

ADDITIONAL COSTS: supplement to be paid at the ticket office for cable car and visit with volcanic guide €78 per person, children from 5 to 10 years € 50 or only cableway ticket up to 2500mt €50 for adults, children €30.
Petrol Surcharge for Pick up and drop off from Taormina €70.

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 NOT INCLUDE: supplement to be paid at the ticket office for cable car and visit with volcanic guide € 78 per person, children from 5 to 10 years old €50. Only cableway ticket up 2500mt €50, children from 5 to 10 years old €30.

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

MEETING POINT: Pick up at the accommodation, or meeting point to be established at the time of booking.


RECOMMENDED TO: Adults, teenagers, 3 years old children (minimum age)

LEVEL: Medium

  • Pick up at accommodation or meeting point.
  • Visit of the summit area (reachable by cable car) at 2900mt with volcanic guide.
  • Visit of volcanic cave (helmets and torches provided).
  • Visit of 1991/93 lava stream in Zafferana Etnea.
  • Tasting of typical products in a local farm in Zafferana Etnea.
  • Drop off at accommodation 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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