escursionisti sull'Etna
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Alcantara Etna tour

  • Visit Mount Etna and Alcantara Gorge;
  • Hike through the forest;
  • Walk to the top of some craters;
  • Explore a lava Cave;
  • Chill-out in a Mountain Chalet;
  • Visit the Alcantara river and the Canyon;

Discover Mount Etna and Alcantara Gorge

This full-day trip is among the best Mount Etna tours available from Taormina. Sicily Active will take you to visit two of Sicily's most iconic places; the stunning Alcantara Canyon plowed by a crystal water river and the highest active volcano in Europe. This Etna tour packs in a single day an easy hike to the beautiful Sartorius craters, a visit to an Etna lava Cave, and after lunch, a tour to the Alcantara River Park and the stunning canyon. Here we will walk inside the first hundred meters of this impressive Gorge to marvel at the high canyon walls displaying some fantastic shapes. Who feels like, can enjoy a refreshing swim or chill out by the river banks. Etna half-day tours are also available.

Escursion Details

This Mount Etna hiking tour departs from Taormina and Giardini Naxos around 8.30 a.m. An English-speaking guide will pick you up at your hotel. On the way to the volcano, we will drive through two Mountain Villages. Before we start our walk, we will stop for a coffee break in a beautiful chalet where we will provide you with trekking boots and walking poles. The four kilometers long hike winds through a beautiful forest before climbing to the summit of Mount Etna's most famous craters, listed in the UNESCO world heritage. Wearing a helmet and with a torch, we will descend into a lava cave where the guide will explain the geology and history of this Italian Volcano. Lunch we'll be served inside a mountain chalet surrounded by a lush pine forest. In the afternoon, our Etna and Alcantara tour will be heading towards the Alcantara river. The return to Giardini Naxos and Taormina is a schedule between four and five o clock in the afternoon.

Itinerary

  • Taormina, Giardini Naxos
  • Two hours walk;
  • Mount Etna;
  • Lunch break;
  • Visit of a Cave;
  • Alcantara Canyon and the river.;

Bring flip/ flops and shorts for the afternoon.

Useful information

  • Pick up 8:30/9:00;
  • Drop off 4:00/5:00;
  • Tour lenght 8 hours;
  • Trail lenght 4 km;
  • Walk 2 hours;
  • Altitude 1800mt;
  • Minimum age 4;
  • Level. Easy;

What's Include

  • Transport;
  • Guide;
  • Walking poles;
  • Ticket to the Gorge;
  • Trekking on Etna;
  • A visit to Gole Alcantara;
  • On request Trekking boots;

What to Bring

  • Comfortable shoes;
  • Rucksack/Bag
  • A Jacket
  • Flip Flops/River shoes.

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