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ETNA EXCURSION TO
2002 Eruption Craters on Etna’s northern slopes

 
*** Adventure
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Educational value

Excursion: 2002 Etna eruption craters on the north slope
Type: Short trekking - Private Tour with escort
Difficult: EASY
Duration: half day When: during all the year
Discount: 30% less for people younger than 10 years old  

Itinerary:
Etna craters
Valle del Bove

Vents of the 2002-03 Etna eruption

During this excursion, arrived at Piano Provenzana, a short hike will make possible to visit the others eruptive vents, created from the eruption of the 2002 along the northern slopes (2002-2003 along the southern slopes). Infact this eruption was a radial eruption (lasting about 10 days) along the northern slopes and an eccentric eruption (lasting about 3 months) along the southern Etna slopes. Before to close our walk we'll visit the old hornitos of the 1923 eruption and the Mt. Nero (1646 eruption).

On the way back a  "bel cappuccino" wait for us in a bar of the touristic area.  

La Valle Del Bove

Cave (lava tunnel) visit

Highlights:
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Eruptive fracture -  vents and lava flow of 2002 eruption (north side) |

Geological and Nature Highlights
: Lava trees, Hornitos, Eruptive fractures, Cinder cones, Spattern cones, Monogenic cones, Volcanic bombs, Pahoehoe lava (including: slabby lava, rope lava, pressure ridges, ect.), aa lava, formation of lava banks

 

Itinerary details


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

Tipology:

STOP and Go Tour with two short Trekking

Difficulty:

Easy

Duration:

4 hours

Distance:

Gradient:

200 m -200m

 
RATES

RATES for individuals and small groups (private escorted tour) 30% discount for children under 10 years.

       

 Persons

1
person
2
persons
3-4
 persons
5 - 8
 persons

Price per Person

155 Euro Eur 85  Eur 55

Eur 45

 

GROUP RATES and T.O.

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Price Includes:

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

Pricing Policy:

  • Prices are in Euro and are subject to change.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

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).

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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