RECOMMENDED ETNA EXCURSION DESCRIPTION
ETNA EXCURSION IN JEEP AND TREKKING
Every day departure excursions on Etna aboard comfortable 4×4 vehicles authorized to visit the most important, active and interesting areas of Etna.
Departure on 4×4 vehicles towards ETNA north east, after a couple of kms first stop inside the national park accessible with an authorized guide because there are about 45 lateral craters.
After a walk of about 50 minutes, you will visit 5 lateral craters, one of which is still open and you can observe the real size of a crater.
In this area all types of lava, minerals, volcanic desert and pioneering plants of the Etna volcano will be observed.
After visiting the high altitude craters on board the jeep, you will go 2 km off road to discover the last big eruption that destroyed the north side of Etna, finally on the east side you will visit small craters inside with helmets and lamps (CAVE ), an expansion chamber and a fracture of 26 km which divides Etna into 2 parts, it moves about 14 millimeters per year.
The visit will be carried out in areas of volcanological and scientific interest with a multilingual volcanological guide.
The tour is suitable for everyone even for families with children.
Everything you need including jackets, shoes, helmet and lamp