WHY CHOOSE IT
One of the most beautiful sunset on Etna;
For photographers are looking for 1k like shot
The Golden Light
Walking along one of the bigger lava flow of the last 100 years;
You will see a lot of landscapes;
Panoramic views over mountains and villages;
Availability : All days
Sport Level : Beginner
Fitness Level : Everybody welcome
Duration : 4 hours
Languages : Italian, English
Opening Seasons : All years
Starting Time : SUNSET - Between 2.30pm and 6.00pm according with the season / MORNING - 9.00AM
Minimum Age : 12 years old
Reccomended Clothing : Sportswear, Windproof Jacket, Hiking Shoes and Hat
Food & Water : Bring water and snacks (Not included)
We will meet in the medieval village of Randazzo, from here we move by car to reach the starting point of excursion in 10 minutes. The tour begin and after 20 minutes we get the first step, we will visit a lava tube, exploring the cave with torches and helmets provided by the guide. The trail will lead us to the lava flow of 1981, and walking short out of the track we arrive to the edge of some lateral craters. The descent will be along a single track on the lava while the sunset light spread on boundless lava fields.
Although not to much challeging, this excursion is about 10 km long, with 2h30min around to walk, but you will get a wonderful sunset between lava flows, craters and ancient woods.
This excursion can be done during the sunset to enjoy the Golden Light * or in the morning session starting at 9.00am. It's a tour recommended for photographers looking for the 1k like shot or for who want enjoy wonderful sounds and colors.
At the end of the excursion to close with full satisfaction of the senses, it is possible to have a tasting of wines and typical Etna products in the historic center of the medieval village of Randazzo. Cost of the tasting € 10 per person.
During the "Golden Light" the light is soft, the colors warm, the shadows so long that they tend to disappear and the level of contrast is satisfactory despite the reduced dynamics. This situation occurs when the sun is very low on the horizon and therefore only in the instants after sunrise and before sunset. Its duration and intensity change according to the seasons and latitudes. On average, the duration go from 20 to 40 minutes and the intensity is greatly affected by the particular weather conditions.
PRICE & DETAILS
Price 40,00 €
Price per person; Deposit of 5,00 € Online | The rest of 35,00 € on place; It Includes guide and insurance; not includes transport
Price 100,00 €
Price per Family; Deposit of 15,00 € Online | The rest of 85,00 € on place; It Includes guide and insurance; not includes transport
The price not includes pick-up* and drop-off* service (*transport service from/to your accommodation). You can take part at this trek reaching the meeting point indicated for this excursion.
The Family pack is a discount price for families of 2 parents and max 1-2 children under 12 years old.
The private tour is an excursion with personal guide, it means that you will have a guide just for you that will adapt the excursion to your needs and your desires, contact us for a personalized price
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