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Catania: Mount Etna Trekking Trip off the Tourist Path
71 USD
Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind adventure on the majestic Mount Etna, home to the continent's most impressive active volcano. Explore the rugged landscape and unravel the secrets of this natural wonder, standing tall as Europe's highest volcanic giant.
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Join a thrilling adventure to iconic Mount Etna, led by a knowledgeable naturalist guide. Take in the breathtaking views, uncover the rich local history, and explore the southeastern crater, the most active area of the volcano. Plus, enjoy the convenience of included trekking poles, shoes, and warm clothing to keep you comfortable throughout the journey. After being picked up, you'll embark on a scenic journey to Mount Etna, passing through the rugged terrain of Trazzere, where you'll witness the striking lava flows of 1792. Your guide will regale you with fascinating insights into the unique fauna and flora that thrive on the volcano. As you make your way to the Bove Valley, an ancient caldera formed 64,000 years ago, you'll delve into the captivating history of Mount Etna. This natural wonder is a treasure trove of geological secrets, waiting to be unearthed. You'll eventually reach an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, where your hike begins in earnest. Venture off the beaten path, traversing quiet trails and marveling at the stunning coastline vistas. Take breaks to savor local specialties and snacks, and explore a mesmerizing lava cave. A brief stop in a tourist area will give you a chance to refresh and recharge. At the end of this unforgettable experience, you'll be returned to your starting point, filled with unforgettable memories of your Mount Etna adventure.