"To discover the most fascinating natural landscapes of Mount Etna and the Alcantara river. Craters, volcanic caves, spectacular rivers, gorges with tasting of the best typical products of Sicily "
WHY CHOOSE IT
A lot of different landscapes;
Visit at the Alcantara gorges with entrance ticket included;
Walk along craters and lava flow with cave exploration.
Availability : All days
Sport Level : Beginner
Fitness Level : Everybody welcome
Duration : 7/8 hours
Languages : Italian, English
Opening Seasons : All years
Starting Time : 9:00am
Clothing : Sportswear, Windproof Jacket, Sneakers or Trekking shoes, flip flops (for those who wish to enter in the river water at the Gorges)
What we provide : Trekking sticks, trekking shoes, helmet and torch for caving session (All included)
ETNA ALCANTARA TOUR DESCRIPTION
The Grand Tour Etna Alcantara starts with the pick-up at your accommodation. In 40-minutes around we will reach east side of Etna, where the tour start with the first stage:
Part of the morning will be dedicated to a short trek along lateral craters up an altitude of 2000 meters. Through a path between woods and lava flows, we will reach the edge of some volcanic cones, rising up to the peaks and surrounded by suggestive volcanic landscape, we will sight the beautiful coast and sea.
A short caving session is the second stage of the tour. It will be in the morning, during which we will cross one of the most famous lava tube of Etna with helmets and torches, discovering some interesting geological phenomena.
LUNCH (NOT INCLUDED)
The lunch break will be in Etna chalet located in the middle of a wonderful pine forest. Here you can choose between a menù of € 10 per person (includes bruschetta, first course and drinks), or a menù of € 7 (includes sandwich and drink). It's also possible to bring packed lunch and eating it in the equipments area outside or inside the chalet.
CASTIGLIONE DI SICLIA & ALCANTARA GORGES
The afternoon stage of the tour we will bring us towards Castiglione di Sicilia, where we will stop to discover the history and ancient Sicilian cultures. From here we move to the Alcantara river where will reach the beach in front at the gorges, here will be possible stay on the little beach or go inside the lava canyon using flip-flops or waterproof shoes suitable for rocky surface.
The return to accommodation is scheduled around 5:00 pm.
Adult (Price per person)
Kid (4/12 years old)
Private Tour (Price per person)
Private Tour (Price per kid)
PICK-UP & DROP-OFF
The prices includes the pick-up and drop-off service. The pick-up is agreed during the booking and guaranteed only in the areas close to Taormina.
For those staying outside the area where the pick-up is guaranteed, it's possible to reach a meeting point agreed during the booking.
The private tour is an excursion with personal guide and transport service included, it means that you will have a guide just for you that will adapt the excursion to your needs and your desires.
GROUP, AGENCY, INCENTIVE, TEAM BULDING
For groups more than 12 people or agencies, we can offer customized prices, as well as incentive travel or team bulding activities. Contact us using the tool you prefer and let us know what your plans are.
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