Excursions Etna

With Mountain Guide and Volcanological Guide

Excursions Etna with Professional Mountain Guide and Volcanological that will accompany you to discovery the heart of Etna until the Top 3323 m.

From the South side of Etna, the meeting point is at the square (in front of the cable car ticket office) at 9.00 am. Then by cable car up to 2500 meters, then on board special 4×4 vehicles you will reach the altitude of 2900 meters. From here the Trekking will start, walking on the last lava flows (April 2017), in about 1.30 it will take us to the summit of the Summit Craters, where you can visit the following craters:
“Bocca Nuova”
“The Voragine”

North-East crater at an altitude of 3329 meters Without a doubt you will be fascinated to hear the breath of the Etna Volcano, and to admire the vastness of the summit craters. The “Bocca Nuova”, is certainly the most impressive, inside it you can well distinguish the BN1 (West) and the BN2 (east), we will visit the Crater “the chasm”, and a brief “facing” on the North Crater – East. Once the excursion on the Summit Craters is over, the descent will begin along amusing volcanic sand sands that will take us back to the base of the Craters. Pic-Nic break

The descent

The trek will continue in a southerly direction, to visit the Barbagallo Craters (Eruption of 2002), then in an easterly direction, we will skirt the “edge” of the Valle del Bove (Belvedere) theater of the last eruption of 26 December 2018. south, to reach the station of arrival of the Etna cable car at 2500 meters, the latter in a short time will take us back to the square of Rifugio Sapienza Pausa Picnic. We will continue the descent until we reach the Craters “Barbagallo” – Eruption of 2002 “, then we will take us to the edge of the Valle del Bove -” Belvedere “to admire the majestic Valle del Bove. In a few minutes we will reach the Etna Cableway to return in the Piazzale del Rifugio Sapienza
Duration 6-7 hours approx .. Must be booked