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The summit of Mt. Etna
Book 159.00 €

etna excursion from catania

  • Get to the Summit of Etna
  • Board the Cable Car
  • See the Bove Valley
  • Visit the active craters

Mount Etna Summit Hike

Mount Etna is europe's highest active volcano, and Sicily Active with this adventurous full day tour from Catania will take you to the summit using the cable car, and the unimong jeeps to see the active craters. Our tour operator will take care of everything, transport, cable car ride, packed lunch, hiking boots and walking poles. Do not miss out on the ultimate jeep tour to visit mount etna summit craters at 3320 meters. In six hour we will hike through the spectacular lava desert, lunar landscapes dotted with extinct craters and we will reach the most spectacular view point of Etna southern slope that overlooks into the valle del Bove. The price of this Etna Summit tour from Catania includes food, transport, cable car ride, trekking boots and walking poles. You will not queue for hours to board the cable car. You will pay the day of the tour, no prepayment is required. Remember that you will have an alpine guide and a private guide just for you.

Escursion Details

The departure of this Etna tour from Catania starts around 8:00 when one of our guides will pick you up at your hotel or at a convenient meeting point for you. From Catania in about 50 minutes we will reach the Sapienza refuge, from where, after a briefing in which the route will be explained, we will board the cable car and then continue the ascent aboard a 4x4 Jeep which will cross a vast lava desert with a view of the southeast crater. Once we reach an altitude of 2850 meters we will begin a six hours trek following one of the most beautiful paths of the Etna volcano, in three hours we will climb to the top to admire a dramatic scenery, the active craters at a height of 3320 meters. After spending twenty minutes at the summit and enjoying a breathtaking views, we will begin the descent which includes a stop for a packed lunch. After lunch our Etna excursion will take us to the top of a series of craters born from the 2001 eruption and to one of the most enchanting places on southern Etna, overlooking the Valle del Bove. In the afternoon we will board the cable car to reach the starting point.


  • Catania
  • Etna South
  • Cable car
  • Vehicle 4x4
  • Hike
  • Starting point

This tour is not accessible to people suffering from cardiac pathologies or asthma

Useful information

  • Departure 8:00
  • Tour last 9h
  • No contact lents
  • Trail 14 km
  • Altitude 3320 mt.
  • Intensity: Medium-High

What's Include

  • Trasport
  • Guide
  • Cable Car ticket
  • Unimong 4x4
  • Packed lunch

What to Bring

  • Sneakers
  • Backpack
  • Water

How shoul I dress?

Dress according to the season. Please keep in mind that you will reach an altitude of 3320 meters. Bring always a jacket and when possible wear long trousers. The day before the tour you will be contacted by our office to be informed about the weather forecast.

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€159,00No advance payment, Skip the queue at the Cable car. Lunch is included


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