Small Group Tour
Depart 3:30PM/Return 9:30PM
Today pick-up at Catania hotel and departure to Etna Volcano (South side). The first stop will be Zafferana Etnea, a little town important for its honey production, where we will visit one of the most famous farmhouse for a delicious tasting of typical biological products such as honey, wine, etc. Later we will visit a lava cave using helmets and lamps (kit included) and then we will do trekking through one of the Nature Paths of Etna Park.
Finally we will stop at the Sapienza Refuge (up to 1.986 mt – no ascent to the top) for a pleasant walk around lava flows of the last eruptions and the ancient Silvestri craters (inactive) dating to the eruption of 1892. From there you will have the chance to enjoy a wonderful breathtaking sunset. We will return to the hotel in the evening.
This tour is guaranteed with minimum 2 people and will be operated with maximum 8 people per each vehicle. Number of vehicles per each day is subject to availability.
Please be ready from 3:30pm at your Hotel Lobby. Pick-up may be between 3:30pm and 4pm.
This is a multilanguage tour (Italian/English/French/Spanish/German).
-from January to May & from October to December: 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.
We recommend to check weather conditions and to be prepared for higher altitudes of Etna. The tour runs rain or shine.
This tour will be operated by a local supplier (all details after Confirmation).
The supplier reserves the right to cancel trips under exceptional circumstances or for insufficient number of participants even after Confirmation. In such cases passengers will be promptly informed and offered an alternative tour and if the tour is a lower or higher cash value passengers will be take care to pay difference or will receive a refund. If passengers will refuse the alternative tour, the full amount paid will be refunded.
TOUR CODE: TRIBESUN