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ETNA VOLCANO:

Excursions to the Ongoing Eruption site

 
*** Adventure
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Educational value

Excursion: Etna Volcano: Excursions to the ongoing Eruption site
Type: Private tour with escort
Difficulty: EASY TO MODERATE (depends on the eruption site is sited)
Duration: full day
When: Every time that an eruption starts

 

2006 etna eruption excursions

ETNA's eruption on October 2006

LAST NEWS:
 
lava fountain - 2007 etna eruptionSept 5th 2007
A summit eruption that occurred at Etna on 4 September began with an increase in volcanic tremor and was followed by lava fountaining (lasting all the time of eruption and a ash plume directed to Est.
Lava flows traveled E within the Valle del Bove. The INGV-CT monitoring web cameras showed that the eruption lasted about 11 hours.
Lava fountain on september 4th 2007  
 
Itinerary:
lava flow on the central crater slope - night etna excursion
ETNA's eruption on October 18 2006
Etna summit excursion
NE Crater

The itinerary and its difficulty  depends on where and when the eruption will take place.

 

Highlights: | Main Craters | Lava field | formation of lava banks and lava tunnels | Eruptive fractures | volcanic bombs and other piroclastic material | hornitos and spattern cones | cinder cones | Pahoehoe lava (including: slabby lava, ropy lava, pressure ridges, ect.), aa lava |  

 

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 a short Trekking

Difficulty:>

Easy

Duration:

7 hours

Distance

Gradient:

200 m -200m

RATES

RATES for individuals and small groups

         

 Persons

1
person
2
persons
3-4 persons 5 - 8 persons 9 - 15
persons

Price per Person

215 Euro Eur 125  Eur 95

Eur 75

Eur 65

* When It wil be necessary an extra cost has to be added (60,00 Euro p.person for Cableway + 4x4 Bus Ticket  to the summit area)

GROUP RATES and T.O.

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Pricing Policy
:

  • Prices are in Euro and are subject to change.

Price Includes:

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

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

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

  • Food and drinks (Lunch Break), please let us know your diet (vegetarian..)

  • Complimentary information booklet and CD

  • Full accommodation search assistance


Price does not include:

  • * Depends on where the eruption will take place we can need to take the Cableway + 4x4 bus. Ticket will cost an extra 60,00 EURO per person. 
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: [email protected]otrek.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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