Private Hiking Excursion to Mount Etna Volcano Summit Craters

Book the trekking excursion to Mount Etna and reach the summit craters of the volcano with a volcanological Guide
Small groups

Max 10 people


€ 350 up to 4 people

Lenght & Duration

6 km | 5 hours



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.

Meet the volcanological Guide in Piano Provenzana
Board a 4x4 bus from 1800 to 2900 mt
Start the hike to the volcano summit craters
Stand on the edge of the active craters at 3300 mt
Trek back to 2900 meters
Board a 4x4 bus from 2900 to 1800 mt and drive back to Piano Provenzana
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What to bring

All items can be rent or buy on site

Important information

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.

Meeting point
Meeting point in Piano Provenzana on the North side of Mount Etna.
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