Etna excursion 2 Days

Etna excursion 2 Days

Etna excursion 2 Days

A trekking that will allow you to visit the southern and northern slopes of Etna.

Fantastic View


The guides provide…

The necessary equipment (jacket, socks, shoes, helmets).

To follow suggestions…

Avoid using contact lenses

…don’t forget to bring with you:

cappello e guanti

Gloves and hat

K-way (waterproof jacket)

Long pants

Sun glasses


Excursion itinerary

1st day
Southern slope Etna: ascent by cable car and jeep until 2900 m above sea level, ascent by foot to the always active summit craters (3300 m above sea level), descent along some sandy avalanche chutes, going through different lava fields and side craters, looking out the panoramic viewpoint of the Bove Valley and return with cable car (5-6 hours hike).
2nd day
Northern slope: from Piano Provenzana (1800 m above sea level), ascent along the lava fields from the eruption of 2002 until the sequence of side craters from which the eruptive event (2000 m above sea level) started. Proceeding north, going through endemic pulvini and beech woods, until the Refuge Timpa Rossa. From here you will be walking towards the Sciara dei Dammusi (1614-24) where you will visit the Grotta dei Lamponi (wide tunnel of lava flow). Then going back to Piano Provenzana (6-7 hours hike).

*All the timetables may be subject to change due to unexpected events. 

This excursion is not suitable:

to pregnant women who have overcome the third month of pregnancy, to people suffering from particular pathologies such as cardio vascular disorders, respiratory disorders (asthma), severe hypertension and anxiety.

Important notice

Thanks from the Group of Alpine and Volcanological guides Etna South (Soc.Coop) for your interest.

WARNING: Due to the particular environmental conditions in which we operate, we reserve the right to cancel or interrupt the excursion services in cases of bad wheather and volcanic risk. The guides therefore consider themselves exempt from any liability for direct or indirect damages that may derive from cancellation or interruption of services for reasons beyond their control.

Reservation request

For info and reservations contact the following addresses.

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