Etna Trekking Tour
private and group tours to Etna volcano with a mountain guide
Kasper Kuijper, NL)
Enjoy Europe's most active volcano with one of our expert mountain guides!
Join us on a private or group tour to Etna's majestic summit reaching more than 3300 m a.s.l.
Stand on the roof of the Mediterranean and enjoy a breathtaking view around. To peer into the abysses of Europe's largest active volcano's craters is an experience of a lifetime.
In addition to our group tours and individual private day tours, we also offer special tailor made itineraries to suit your travel needs and satisfy your whishes, including accommodation of all categories and private transfers, all backed up with expert knowledge from local specialists and fully certified volcanological and alpine guides.
Depending on the chosen itinerary, these tours require moderate to excellent physical condition, adequate clothing and take between 5 and 7 hours total duration.
Access to the summit area and the craters may be restricted at any time due to the frequently changing eruptive conditions.
- Stand on top of Etna volcano - Europe's most active volcano
- Breathtaking scenery
- Great introduction to a live volcano!
- Private tours with expert guide
- Group tours to the summit
- Personalised tours to your own wishes.
Etna's summit craters from Etna South
ca. 5-6 hrs total / moderate
Fantastic guided day walk up to the summit craters
Etna's summit region & short mountain traverse
ca. 5-7 hrs total / Challenging
South-to-north traverse climbing up to the top of the mountain with its 3330 meters
Group tours to the Summit Craters
5-6 hrs total / moderate
Come with us on a guided group tour to the top of Etna
Valle del Bove
5-7 hrs total / Challenging
Only suitable for people with no knee problems
A great day-hike to one of Etna's most spectacular features: the Valle del Bove, a giant depression formed by repeated flank collapses of the volcano.
Schiena dell’Asino - Grotta dei Tre Livelli
An exciting ridge walk along the southern crest of the Valle del Bove , with the visit of the longest and the most important lava tube on Mt. Etna.
Grotta del Gelo excursion:
Hike to the most beautiful of Etna's lava caves and the southernmost glacier in Europe.
Etna's summit craters from Etna North
ca. 5-6 hrs total / moderate
Meeting point at the small ski station of Piano Provenzana ( Etna Nord); transfer to the summit area by 4x4; hike to the summit craters and descent through a spectacular canyon all the way back to Piano Provenzana where the tour ends.
Currently there is NO ERUPTION.
Experience the unforgettable - We will take you to admire the spectacular eruptions of the Europe's most active volcano
Depending on the itinerary the meeting point will be at Rifugio Sapienza ( Etna South) or Piano Provenzana (Etna North). On request, we can include transfers (e.g. from Taormina or Catania) for you at additional cost.
Difficulty: Custom (variable)
Duration: 4-7 hours
Dates:Custom and group dates
Price (per person): from 95 EUR p. p.
- Certified volcanological and alpine guide
- Group tour: 4x4 and cable car ticket