Etna - Over the top

Excursion in 4x4 and trekking in the top area of the Etna volcano, up to the summit craters. The real Etna experience, we will go up with 4x4 and then walk exploring the active craters of our volcano. A packed lunch at high altitude and the accompaniment of an Alpine Volcanological guide complete the tour. Guaranteed fun for the whole family!

Difficulty: Medium

Equipment Recommended: Wind jacket, hat, sun protection and camera. Remember to wear closed shoes (hiking boots or sneakers)


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"Unforgettable emotions!"
You will think this when you are going over the top of Etna. Before you start walking up to the top of Etna you will first need to take the cable car and then the 4x4 buses to the roof of the island, you will then finally be able to walk up to the summit with the feeling of being over the clouds!
Departing from Piano Provenzana or Rifugio Sapienza, depending on the conditions of activity of the craters, the tour will take you to conquer the active summit craters, the summit and a unique panorama, where the black of the lava will be the only color to counteract the blue sky.

We will climb by cable car or with 4x4 up to 3.000m altitude, where we'll walk, the only way to explore an environment so rough and so fascinating; to the accompaniment of an Alpine Guide Volcano logical, we will undertake a trek that will earn the peak, at 3300m!
Exploring the summit craters will be an opportunity to see what we usually see on TV, live: we will understand what happens during an eruption and how an eruption happens in the place where it occurs.
But when we raise our eyes from the crater, the spectacle of the panorama will steal us: a wonderful view of Sicily will give us memories for all our lifetime.
Etna 3.340 is an unforgettable Tour that let everyone to experience the emotions that only the highest active volcano in Europe can offer.
At high altitude we will stop to eat our lunch, watching a breathtaking view.
 
It's a tour not to be missed, a day that will offer guaranteed fun and insured for the whole family!

 
N.B. The tour is subject to the conditions of activity of the craters and to the authority's safety regulations in the Summit area; therefore, its progress can not be guaranteed in case of interdiction of the same areas. 
The price includes lunch, cable car tickets, off-road buses in the summit area and the cost of the volcanological guide. Minimum age 7 years. Minimum participants 1

ATTENTION: not suitable for pregnant women, heart patients, people with reduced mobility, asthmatics, people with respiratory problems, people with vertigo problems.

ALL INCLUSIVE

  • Transfer from and to the accommodation, in designated areas, with authorized vehicles.
  • Multilingual authorized environmental local guide.
  • Insurance.
  • All tickets.
  • Typical lunch (full day tour).
  • Baby seat (upon request). 
  • Everything not expressly mentioned shall be considered excluded.
  • Multilanguage tours.
  • Shared tour could involve different pick up locations that will be on the same route. No waiting.


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  1. General
    The tour is to be considered confirmed by the time the payment is received, which always takes place in advance for 100% off the amount. We ask you to inform us, during booking, the physical details of the participants, any food allergies or deficits of any kind.
  2. Cancellations
    The customer can cancel the excursion without penalties in case of increase of the tariff due to third causes, or in case of cancellation of the excursion by the organizer due to causes of climatic nature or a superior force.
    In the event that the customer decides to cancel the excursion for other reasons, these are the conditions of return:
    - 100% refund if cancellation occurs up to 30 days before the excursion.
    - 70% refund if cancellation occurs up to 10 days before the excursion.
    - 50% refund if cancellation occurs up to 3 days before the excursion.
    - 0% refund if the customer cancels the excursion 3 days before or does not show up at the meeting point.
  3. Changes
    The organizer reserves the right to modify the duration, the route or the route and the stages of the excursion based on organizational, climatic or logistical reasons, committing himself in any case to provide a satisfying service that is consistent with the offer.