Etna Morning Tour Experience

Etna 2000 mt a.s.l.

etna morning tour landscape

Etna Tour Program
Tour available every day

  • We will give you a meeting point
  • An easy-going trekking activity at about 2000 meters of altitude above sea, to explore ancient and recently-formed craters and observe the whole Ionian coastline from above. (Trekking suitable for most fitness levels).
  • Exploration of a typical lava cave formed during the past eruptions. (helmets and caving lights are provided by our guides)
  • Visit of Valle Del Bove (Valley of the Ox) a huge Caldera formed as a result of the collapse of some ancient craters
  • During the tour you will see different ancient lava flow ( 1991-1993)
  • A pleasurable interlude at a beekeeping family-run business and its honey-extracting lab to taste a selection of honey and  wines

Etna Morning Tour is the best ETNA tour to visit the volcano in a short time but in a complete way and discover its fascinating natural landscapes.

This Etna excursion departing from Catania and surrounding areas, you will have the opportunity to visit the highest and most active volcano in Europe.

From the meeting place, defined at the time of booking the tour, you will leave with our vehicles (or with your own car) for a unique experience. Together with our naturalist guides you will begin to know one of the symbols of this wonderful land.
You will be able to admire a varied landscapes and, thanks to the comprehensive explanations of our guides, who are always up to date and available to answer your questions and satisfy your curiosity, you will learn about the biodiversity of the environment that distinguishes these unique places.

You will climb Mount Etna, up to an altitude of 2000 meters a.s.l. and admire the awakening of nature and life on the volcano from its slopes to the valley. Along the way you will be able to observe several lava flows including the one generated by the terrible eruption of 1991-93, the longest in the recent history of Etna.

With adequate equipment supplied by us and with the guide always at your side, you can experience the thrill of entering an authentic lava cave in complete safety.
Continuing through beech and birch woods, typical of Etna, you will reach the Rifugio Sapienza, at an altitude of 2000 meters a.s.l.

The tour will head to the nearby Silvestri Craters where you can enjoy the wonderful view of lunar landscapes characterized by black dunes and expanses of solidified lava. The guide will provide you with scientific explanations of the volcanological phenomena that generated this authentic wonder of nature.

Continuing, you will visit the volcanic caldera of the Valle del Bove, this great arid and desert depression, almost completely lacking of vegetation but with a truly unique charm.

Going down towards the valley, the tour will stop in the village of Zafferana Etnea. Here you will be accompanied to a certified farm welcoming you with a tasting of typical products: delicious honeys and fine wines produced with grapes grown in the vineyards of the Etna area.

Leaving Zafferana Etna, you will be taken back to the meeting place.

 

Policy cancellation booking.

Within 2 days of the scheduled tour date, the customer is refunded 100%. of the amount paid for the reservation, excluding any bank commission charges.

Read our Tour Booking Terms and Conditions here.

Duration Excursions

approx 5 hours

Place

Etna 2000 mt a.s.l.

Excursion departing fromCatania and surroundings

Price starting from

€ 35

Excursion available every day

Tour includes

Price

Price € 35 per person, min. 10 persons
Price € 39 per person, min. 7 persons
Price € 45 per person, min. 3 persons
Price € 55 per person, min, 2 persons
Price € 110 for a single person
Children up to 12yrs € 23

The fee includes: registration to our association, transfer A / R, guide, helmet and caving lights. Payment method: Credit Card,  PayPal account.

For reservations from 9 to 18 August if you find the date in the calendar in "not bookable", write or call us directly.

Do you need assistance during your booking? Contact us in chat or email.

In case of adverse weather condition the tour could undergo changes.
The excursion will be taken at lower altitude.

If you have any queries, questions or need clarification about some aspects of the tour program outlined above, please try read the section EXCURSIONS in our F.A.Q.s page, before booking. Booking terms and Condition – Cancellation Policy, click here.

The activities outlined above are intended for Excursions in Sicily members only.
However, because the cost of the tour includes, in addition to the insurance quota, even the membership fee, the Excursions in Sicily membership is automatically acquired.

Policy cancellation booking.

Within 2 days of the scheduled tour date, the customer is refunded 100%. of the amount paid for the reservation, excluding any bank commission charges.

Read our Tour Booking Terms and Conditions here.