Etna Overnight Hiking

hike amazing landscapes and sleep inside a refuge into the wild

Etna Overnight Hiking

Etna Overnight Hiking

Overview

This is what locals do, especially when the volcano is in eruption. Hike one of the best trails of Etna and experience camping inside typical shelter or scenic places with camp tents.

Highlights

Hike one of the best trails on Etna, up to 9km depending on the season.

Explore lava tubes and learn their formation

Reach a shelters into the wild or find a scenic place for the camp base to overnight (the equipment is provided)

Enjoy a campfire or cimney barbecue with local food

Climb up a Crater, part of a “Bottoniera” and go inside it

Walk on a desert of the Lava, jumping between different age lava rivers

Find a lava river that stopped into the wood and learn how the lava flow down

Learn a bit of Geology and Volcanology connected to Etna

Go inside a Lava Canyon and find a small glacier

Take a Tour

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Full Trip Porgram

Day 1:  Departure from Catania sourrandings and Etna “off the beaten tracks” hike. An exclusive guided trekking on Etna south area; surrounding the volcano, going between 1800 to 2200m on the sea level, 50% of the trip on a natural panoramic track and 50% free hiking completely off the tracks, climbing craters, canyons, volcanic caves and a lava desert, made of many lava rivers from different ages. The itinerary goes on one of the most wild and scenic part of Etna. This walk last around 6 hours. Included, after is possible to visit to the “Valle del Bove” to take a look at this old caldera that “protect” some of the villages on the Etna park border line. Then, after crossing few town on the Etna slope, as a bonus if you have still energies, stop to the place of the most dangerous eruption of Etna that human remember. During the hiking, some shelter will be available in case of bad weather to stop and light a fire.

Day 2:  Departure from Catania or Etna south villages An exclusive guided trekking on Etna south area; surrounding the volcano, going between 1800 to 2200m on the sea level, 50% of the trip on a natural panoramic track and 50% free hiking completely off the tracks, climbing craters, canyons, volcanic caves and a lava desert, made of many lava rivers from different ages. The itinerary goes on one of the most wild and scenic part of Etna. This walk last around 6 hours. Included, after is possible to visit to the “Valle del Bove” to take a look at this old caldera that “protect” some of the villages on the Etna park border line. Then, after crossing few town on the Etna slope, as a bonus if you have still energies, stop to the place of the most dangerous eruption of Etna that human remember. During the hiking, some shelter will be available in case of bad weather to stop and light a fire.

INCLUDED

Certified native Tour Guide

Transfers from Catania’s area

High quality Photos and Videos

Sandwich, water and snack

Visit to”valle del Bove” and extra places

OPTIONS

Overnight on a Shelter on Etna

In order to make your experience on Etna even more exiting and “complete”, is possible to organise an overnight inside a refuge of Etna with barbecue on the chimney. We provide all the necessary equipment as sleeping bag and airbed. € 90,00 per person

Electric Mountain bikes trip

A spectacular itinerary with to do with e-bikes (mountain bike) to explore the Volcano with extra power on your wheels. Fun is guaranteed! E-bike is the only vehicle allowed inside this area of the Etna Natural park. We provide Helmet, extra inner tube and repair kit, pump. € 70,00 per person

Trekking shoes rental

If you need rental trekking shoes for our Etna trip, just let us know the European size. € 5,00 per person

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  • Duration: 6-8 hours
  • Availability: All Year
  • Guide Language: English/Spanish/Italian/French
  • Number of Visitors: min. 2
  • Difficulty: Medium – High
  • Trip Style: adventure

Somebody who did this Tour!

We took Andrea’s guided walking tour on Etna, too, and it was wonderful – spectacular views, climbing up some of the smaller craters, across lava fields and through a lava cave. Definitely recommended.

– Carolyn Canham

We had a great day on Mt. Etna with Andrea. He is a great guide and took us ‘off the beaten tracks’. When you have time go on the mountain with him!

– Gerald & Yvon Steverink

Bardzo mile przyjęcie i fantastycznie zoorganizowana przez Andreas wycieczka na Etnę. Mamy wspaniale zdiecia i wspomnienia. polecam kontakt z Andreas wszystkim ktorzy chcą mieć piękne przygody

– Anna Osinska

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