Hiking Excursion to Mount Etna Volcano Summit Craters
Etna summit craters trekking highlights
The tour starts at Piano Provenzana – Etna Nord.
You will board a 4×4 bus that will take you from an altitude of 1800 meters to 2900 meters, up to Piano delle Concazze.
From there, you will start trekking towards the summit of the Etna volcano. The trekking route has a 500-meter elevation gain and takes approximately 2 hours to complete.
Once you reach the summit craters, you will be able to admire a landscape of yellow and white sulfites, the smoke emanating from the summit crater, and the solidified black lava.
Standing on the edge of the active Etna volcano’s summit crater is an unforgettable experience.
After this unique excursion, you will trek back down to Piano delle Concazze at 2900 meters.
From there, you will take the 4×4 bus back to Piano Provenzana at 1800 meters altitude.
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What to bring
All items can be rent or buy on site
Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level. The tour is absolutely forbidden to pregnant woman’s, people with heart and blood pressure problems, diabetes, asthma, knee or back problems, altitude sickness or other serious medical conditions.
The itinerary may be subject to change depending on local restrictions due the volcanic activity, weather conditions, or other factors that may affect the safety or feasibility of the hike.
Only children from 12 years old can join this tour.