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4WD ETNA TOUR
and ALCANTARA RIVER GORGES

 

|4wd Etna Excursion | 4wd Etna Tour and Alcantara Gorges |

 
*** Adventure
*** Educational value

Excursion: Etna and Alcantara Gorges by 4WD vehicle
Type: Tour with escort and 4WD (Private Tours on Request)
Duration: Full Day
When: All year
Discount: 30% for children under 10years.  

Itinerary:
Alcantara river's gorges
Etna's eruption site and NE Crater in the background

An Etna 4wd tour and alcantara river gorges excursion to explore the Mount Etna and the famous basaltic alcantara river gorges. 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 "Valle del Bove" Caldera, an easy walk (1 h and 20 minutes including return time*) to an eruptive fissure will take place. will take place. Excursion tour in off-road through the woods to one of the last lava flows (Eruption 2002). Afterwards will take place a well deserved picnic lunch with sicilian food and wine.

At about 14.00 we'll move to our next destination, the Alcantara river's gorges, through vineyards and lava fields to show you how Sicilians have lived for generations on the slopes of Mt Etna. By a trasfer of about 50 minutes we'll arrive to the public entrance of the gorges to visit the river's bed (the visit of the gorges by the private entrance is possible, but tickets have to be paid on site by our clients on their own).
Return time 17.30/18.00
*

 

Bizantin churchh

Geological and Nature Highlights: Eruptive fractures - vents and lava field | Etna's Caldera "Valle del Bove" | 2002 Etna eruption | Alcantara Gorges and their columnar basalts |"Pineta Ragabo" pinegrove.

 

 


RATES

RATES for ETNA and ALCANTARA GORGES By 4WD
(PRIVATE TOUR)

30% discount for
children under 10 years

           

Number of Persons:

1 2 3 4 5-8
Price per Person

215,00 Euro

145,00 Euro

115,00 Euro

105,00 Euro 95,00 Euro
 

RATES for ETNA and ALCANTARA GORGES By 4WD
(GROUP TOUR - You will be jointed with other persons)

30% discount forr
children under 10 years

   

Duration:

 Full Day
Price per Person

89,00 Euro

 

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

Request a QUOTATION


Pricing Policy
:

  • 30% discount for children under 10 years.

  • Prices are in Euro and are subject to change.

Price Includes:

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

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or at any other location close by Catania. Please contact us for a different pick-up place.

  • Food and drinks (Lunch Break) with delicius sicilian food and wine (Cerasuolo di Vittoria or Nero d'Avola or Etna). Please let us know your diet (vegetarian..)

  • Complimentary information booklet and CD

  • Full accommodation search assistance  

Additional Info:

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

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

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

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

 
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