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ETNA EXCURSIONS
By 4WD Vehicle - JEEP - 4X4


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Excursion: Etna Excursion by 4WD vehicle
Type: Tour with escort and 4WD (Private Tours on Request)
Difficult: EASY
Duration: Full Day or Half Day
When:during all year
Discount: 30% discount for children under 10 years

 
4WD FULL DAY Itinerary:
Schiena Dell'Asino
Driving on the way back

An exclusive full-day excursion by 4-wheel drive vehicle to explore the volcano Mt Etna. Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides will show the Etna landscapes and wildness, endemic flora and geological features explaining the surrounding fragile environment. Having care of it, we'll take you following off-road itineraries through Etna's lava fields always driving on tracks,  exploring caves, and walking to reach  the "Valle del Bove" Caldera's rim, immense theatre of some major last eruptions.
After the visit of a lava tunnel and having had a pic-nic lunch with sicilian food and wine, VolcanoTrek's guides will drive you up to 2000 meters, from where we will walk across the lava flows of the 2002 eruption up to the 2002 eruptive fissure (2 hours long roundtrip walk )* to experience the incredible power of nature that surrounds you. 
* On request, it's possible a shorter walk .

 

Cave exit (lava tunnel)

Highlights: Eruptive fracture of 2002 Etna's eruption - vents and lava field | Piano Provenzana area and its destroyed touristic facilities | Valle del Bove" Caldera | Lava tunnel** (volcanic cave)|.

Geological and Nature Highlights:
eruptive fractures, cinder cones, spattern cones, monogenic cones, volcanic bombs, aa lavas, formation of lava flow banks and lava tunnels**.

**Safety helmets and flash light are provided by VolcanoTrek.

 
4WD HALF DAY Itinerary:
Schiena Dell'Asino
Clients

Having only an half day for your Etna excursion, looking for a really easy tour, and having in mind to see as much as possible, the half day excursion by 4wd is the best option.
The excursion will start from your accomodation or from a pick up place.
An exclusive full-day excursion by 4-wheel drive vehicle to explore the volcano Mt Etna. Our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides will show the Etna landscapes and wildness, endemic flora and geological features explaining the surrounding fragile environment. Having care of it, we'll take you following off-road itineraries through Etna's lava fields always driving on tracks,  exploring caves, and walking to reach  the "Valle del Bove" Caldera's rim, immense theatre of some major last eruptions.
After the visit of the caldera, VolcanoTrek's guides will drive you up to about 2000 meters, where we will see the effects of the 2002 eruption against the touristic facilities of Piano Provenzana walking across the lava flow to the destroied hotels. On the way back  possibility to have a short and easy trekking (1h long roundtrip walk) to the 1865 eruptive fissure.

 
La Valle Del Bove

Timpa Rossa mountain refuge

Highlights: Eruptive fracture of 2002 Etna's eruption - vents and lava field | Piano Provenzana area and its destroyed touristic facilities | Valle del Bove" Caldera | .

Geological and Nature Highlights:
eruptive fractures, cinder cones, spattern cones, monogenic cones, volcanic bombs, aa lavas, formation of lava flow banks.

 
RATES


Price Includes:

  • Tour escorted by a qualified geologist/volcanologist from the VolcanoTrek Team and local tour guide

  • Equipment necessary for cave excursion (safety helmet + electric head light)

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or at any other location.

  • Food and drinks-Lunch Break(only having a full day tour) with delicius sicilian food and wine (Cerasuolo di Vittoria, Nero d'Avola or Etna). Please let us know your diet (vegetarian..)

  • Complimentary information booklet and CD

  • Full accommodation search assistance

Pricing Policy:

  • 30% discount for children under 10 years

  • Prices are in Euro and are subject to change

PRIVATE TOURS - RATES for ETNA By 4WD
30% discount for
children under 10 years

           

Number of Persons:

1 2 3 4 5-8
Price per Person FULL DAY

205,00 Euro

145,00 Euro

115,00 Euro

99,00 Euro 89,00 Euro
HALF DAY 175,00 Euro 125,00 Euro 105,00 Euro 95,00 Euro 85,00 Euro
 

GROUP TOURS
(not private
You will be jointed with other persons)
RATES for ETNA By 4WD
30% discount for children under 10 years

 

Duration:

Half Day  Full Day
Price per Person

75,00 Euro

85,00 Euro

 

GROUP RATES and INCENTIVES (more than 8 persons and T.O.)

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ADDITIONAL INFO

  • Tour is operated in English. For other languages, please contact us.

  • Participants should wear trekking shoes suitable for rugged terrain or jogging shoes at least, and a wind-proof jacket. A rucksack can be usefull, too.

  • This excursion is graded EASY (for all ages). However, weather conditions apply (strong winds, cold and snow, even in summer).

  • All participants must be in good health (no asthma, no respitory disorders, no heart problems, no blood pressure problems).

  • Period: Excursions are scheduled throughout the entire year (in winter, snow shoes may be required -> Equipment Hire

PAYMENT and BOOKING Travel Voucher


To book email: info@volcanotrek.com or fill our Booking Form
T: (39) 333 2096604

For every confirmed booking you will be required to print a voucher which is presented at the destination. You will receive a link to your voucher via email once your booking is confirmed.

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