Etna Jeep ride (approx. 7 hours: from h 8.30AM to 3.30PM)
Today meet the off-road’s driver at Taormina-Giardini Naxos port and transfer to Etna Volcano. We will enjoy a lovely Jeep experience through Etna area: Mount Fontana (view of Bove Valley), the Thieves Cave (grotta dei ladroni), lava flow from 2002 eruption. lunch will be served in a local farmhouse to taste the genuine food of this area (local wine included). During afternoon get back at Taormina-Giardini Naxos port driving through the Alcantara Valley with its famouse Gorges.


HIGHLIGHTS:
Etna Volcano: Scenic Jeep Drive to the beautiful volcano. With this excursion we explore the north side of the Volcano up to 1800 meters.

TOUR CODE: TAOJEEP

PRICE & BOOKING INFORMATION
- Group of 2 People: Euro 200,00 per Person
- Group of 3 People: Euro 160,00 per Person
- Group of 4 People: Euro 130,00 per Person
- Group of 5 People: Euro 115,00 per Person
- Group of 6 People: Euro 100,00 per Person

Booking process system:
Send us all Your details by filling in the automatic form - no payment is required at this stage - Your booking will be in pending as long as we will confirm the availability. If available, the tour will be confirmed and we will charge a deposit of Euro 100,00 (total per vehicle) on Your credit card. As per our policy, this deposit is needed to guarantee the booking.
The balance will be charged automatically on the same credit card used for the deposit 15 days before tour begins.
*If you prefer to pay the full amount at time of booking, please specify this preference during the booking procedure.
 

***** IMPORTANT TO KNOW *****

The service will be operated by a 6 seats jeep, but to guarantee to all customers a window seat, we suggest You to book the jeep for maximum 5 people.


CRUISE SCHEDULE:
We will adapt this excursion based on your Cruise Schedule. 
For your acknowledge:
-Pick-up will be arranged 0,30 hour later estimated cruise dock;
-Drop-off to the port will be set 1 hour before cruise departure.

TAORMINA-GIARDINI NAXOS  PORT:
You will join the docking pier by tenders. Our staff will be pleased to meet & greet you at the tender stops.

TAORMINA-GIARDINI NAXOS PORT: TRAVEL PLAN EXCHANGE
Changes of your travel plan in case of bad weather forecast and impossibility to dock by tenders, the cruise’s captain will decide  to:
Cancel the stopover in Taormina-Giardini Naxos port or in Sicily OR he will decide, in accordance with the Port Authorities availability,  to swap the stopover using different ports e.g. Catania port or Messina port. The Port Authority won’t share with us this information, as well as the cruise line, and because of it we have no chance to rearrange the excursion in accordance.
If you call us 24 hours before tour begins we can ask to our staff to meet you in a different port and you will pay an extra fee  of euros 50,00 (total) cash directly to our staff up to 8 people. This extra amount is due to cover the extra miles from Giardini Naxos to Messina-Catania and vice-versa and highway tolls. Of course, we will do all our efforts to respect the itinerary but in case of less time disposal we will be forced to reduce or remove some visits in accordance with your new cruise schedule.
If you won’t call us 24 hours before tour begins, the excursion is considered cancelled and we will refund you in total as per shore-excursion cancellation policy.

DRESS CODE:
-from March to May & from October to November: pack winter coat and dress sturdy shoes or hiking boots;
-from June to September: pack a waterproof shell and dress in layers. Dress comfortable shoes or sneakers; do not forget you sun screen, sun glasses and sun hat.

GRATUITIES (We Suggest): 
- We recommend to pay an average of eur 50,00 to the Driver Escort --if you are satisfied of him-- based on the efficiency and service you receive. 
-Gratuities to restaurants are never included in the bill. The restaurant cover charge is not a tip. If paying with credit cards in Italy & Sicily, please be so kind as to pay your tip separately in cash to the waiter. This should be 10% of the total bill.
-The use of public toilets requires a payment to the attendant of EURO 0,50 cents.

DISABLED TRAVELERS:
Please be so kind as to share with us, before your arrival, if you have walking restrictions.

SHORE EXCURSIONS | CANCELLATION POLICY:
-Total refund up to 15 working days before arrival 
-25% of total amount won’t be refunded from 14 to 10 days before arrival 
-50% of total amount won’t be refunded from 9 to 6 days before arrival 
-75% of total amount won’t be refunded from 5 to 3 days before arrival 
-100% of total amount won’t be refunded from 2 to the day of the services or after (No refund for no show) 
IMPORTANT: in case the cruise won’t dock to the port for any reason, we will refund you in total.