Tour Trekking Etna Summit Craters 3300mt

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Tour available everyday. Last about 6 hours

Tour Trekking Etna Summit Craters 3300mt

Your experience

Experience Trekking Etna up to 3300mt in the highest part of the volcano accompanied by an authorized Volcanological / Alpine Guide.
Safe excursion with guides able to accompany you at high altitude.
The cost of the cable car is included in the price of the excursion.

The excursion starts from the meeting point at Rifugio Sapienza Etna Sud at 8.30 am.
With the means of the Etna cable car you reach 2900 m height s.l.m. (ex Torre del Filosofo) for after starting Trekking on foot until you reach the summit craters (3300 m height s.l.m.), where it will be possible to observe the crater depressions and then go down along sandy canyons.
Total duration of the trek on foot 2/3 hours. After a break, return on foot to visit the 2002 cones and continue, still on foot, to the edge of the Valle del Bove, a unique place for photography enthusiasts.
At the end return to the Etna cable car (2550 m asl) up to Rifugio Sapienza.

Price €99 per person (+selling cost)

The excursion could be subject to change in relation to climatic and /or volcanic conditions.
The Alpine / Volcanological Guides may interrupt and /or modify the excursion in relation to weather conditions and /or volcanic risk
During the winter season the tour may be subject to variations due to the closure of the  Company ” FUNIVIA dell’ ETNA” 

Excursion aimed at expert hikers, accustomed to several hours of walking on sandy, rough terrain,  sometimes irregular and steep stretches.
The activities outlined above are intended for Excursions in Sicily members only. The cost of the activity includes the insurance fee in addition to the membership fee.

Tour available every day
The fee includes: licensed Volcanological/ Alpine Guide.
Price are intend per person, starting from Rifugio Sapienza, period from 1st January  to 31st December.

Cancellation Policy
Within 7 days from the scheduled date of the tour, the customer is reimbursed 100% of the amount paid, excluding any bank commission charges.
In case of cancellation less than 7 days from the scheduled date of the tour, no refund will be made.

Information Excursion Etna

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Departure time:  : 9:00 from rifugio sapienza
Duration:  about 5 / 6 hours
trekking duration : 2,5 hours
Difficulty  : Medium
Lunch: No
Refreshments: No
Dinner: No

The fee includes

Trekking sticks
Helmets
Trekking shoes (on request)
Warm Jackets (on request)
Socks (on request)
Backpack (on request)

Recommended equipment

Trekking shoes
Layered outfit (short sleeved t-shirt, long sleeved or thermal t-shirt)
Long pants
Hat and gloves
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Water – minimum 1,5 Lt
Snack/Lunch bag

Useful information

For the success of the excursion and for its correct carrying out, it’s good to know perfectly your health conditions and, if necessary, let the Guides know about them, in order to reduce the occurrence of any problem and to avoid any risks.

Warnings

Pregnant women who have passed the third month of pregnancy are not allowed to take part to any excursion activity.

Heart problems, asthma and dizziness
This type of itinerary is suited to people in good physical health, not suffering from particular disease (it is strongly discouraged to those who suffer from cardio-vascular problems, breathing/asthma problems or hypertension and vertigo).

Contact lens 
We recommend not to use contact lens, because of  the exhaled volcanic gases and of ash. This last one could easily cause problems, if pushed

The excursion could be subjected to variations at the discretion of the Guides, or it could be interrupted in case of changes of the environmental, climatic or volcanic conditions, such as to compromise the safety of the entire group.

 

 

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