Excursion on Etna at sunset where you can discover the fascinating colours of the typical vegetation with a soft trekking about 2 hours up to 1800/2000 meters. A baturalistic guide will lead you, showing you the various volcanic phenomena, lava flows and ancient craters. A snack and some good local wine will be offerd to you at the end of the tour. You’ll be able to taste our typical almond wine as well.
Location: Etna North Altitude:1800/2000 mt. Duration:3.00 pm - 9.00 pm* Difficulty:Easy/Medium Departure:From Taormina and surrounded area (Giardini Naxos, Castelmola).
We can also plan to pick you up in another location.
Pick-up We’ll come to pick you up in your hotel or nearby in Taormina or surrounded area within 3.00 pm and 3.30 pm. This tour is just for small groups, maximum 8 people.
* Time tables can change based on sunset time.
Guided Trekking up to 1800/ 2000 meters on Etna North First of all we’ll stop in a refugee where you’ll know better the guide and the itinerary; we will provide you the equipment you need for the excurion (trekking shoes and jackets). Then the guide will lead you through woods and extinguished craters, showing you the various volcanic phenomena of the past times. You’ll discover the endemic vegetation of the Northenr side of Etna, the most important events about the volcano. All this will be surrounded by a very special thing: the sunset!
The cave Lights and helmets will be provided toh ave access to the volcanic underground area to visit one of the most famous caves. Here the guide will explain you the origins of this volcanic phenomena.
Snack We will stop on a mountain refugee where you’ll have a snack with local products, a very good local wine and a home-made dessert. Moreover you can taste the famous almond wine (options for vegetarian/vegan/celiac people are available on request).
Return At the end of the tour, around 9.00 pm, the guide will lead you back to the meeting point.
The reservation includes: Naturalistic guide in english (geologists, vulcanologists, forestry experts or agronomists);
Pick-up and transport
Insurance and equipment.
Languages English and Italian. Spanish, French and German are available on early request.
Suggested equipment: We will give you jackets and trekking shoes. By the way we always recommend to wear personal equipment because it could be more comfortable.
Requirements His activity is suitable for people of all age in good health. It’s not recommanded to join this tour to people who have cardio-breathing issues or to who is not in a good health, even if it’s temporary.
ATTENTION The departur and return times could frequently change depending from sunset time and weather conditions. In summer months, in the early afternoon, big clouds appear that can bring rain or storms; anyway this should not compromise the tour. For more informations we suggest you to contact our staff.