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Etna Summit Craters 3300mt provided by Excursions Etna

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· Meeting point Rifugio Sapienza on Etna South · The ascent is by cable car and jeep up to 2900 mt (Torre del Filosofo) · From Torre del Filosofo will start the ascent by walk to reach summit craters (3300 mt) where you can observe some depression areas then downhill througt big sandy channeles. Trekking last about 2/ 3 hours · Along the way you will visit cinder cones of 2002 · Then visit of the large horseshoe-shaped caldera Valle del Bove (Valley of the Ox) · Return by cable car (2550 m) up to Rifugio Sapienza Please note: Due to volcano activity from South-East New Crater of Etna, the maximum altitude reached 2750 / 2900 metres, according to the indications of the competent authorities (INGV, Civil Protection Italy, Prefecture of Catania). Warning: Excursion aimed at expert hikers, accustomed to several hours of walking on sandy, rough terrain, sometimes irregular and steep stretches.
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  • You'll start at
    Rifugio Sapienza
    Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza, 95030 Nicolosi CT, Italy
    Meeting point BAITA WALTER group of alpine and volcanological guides shelter on Etna south- Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza - 95030 Nicolosi CT.
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    Mount Etna
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    The summit area of the Etna volcano is characterized by the presence of 5 distinct craters. This experience will give you the opportunity to get to the top of Europe's highest volcano, enjoy a unique landscape and feel the breath of the "Muntagna" Etna.
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  • You'll end at
    Rifugio Sapienza
    Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza, 95030 Nicolosi CT, Italy
    Meeting point BAITA WALTER group of alpine and volcanological guides shelter on Etna south- Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza - 95030 Nicolosi CT.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Piazzale Rifugio Sapienza, 95030 Nicolosi CT, Italy
Duration
5–6 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Trekking sticks, Helmets, Trekking shoes (on request), Warm Jackets (on request), Socks (on request), Backpack (on request)
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Etna
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pete c wrote a review Oct 2020
2 contributions3 helpful votes
My group and I were looking forward to hike up mt Etna, but when we were trying to reschedule our tour dates with ample advanced notice they refused to send us a guide and provide the service! When we asked for a refund that was also refused! We have just been scammed by this
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Excursions E, Manager at Etna Summit Craters 3300mt
Responded 23 Oct 2020
Dear Customer, just to remind you have required to cancel the tour. When you found out there was not any refund , you required to do the tour again, which was already cancelled by you. You did not receive any service since it was your decision to cancel the tour.
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Sardyn wrote a review Feb 2020
Kraków, Polska2 contributions1 helpful vote
Very good tour with most exciting attractions of Etna. Samuela, the guide was perfect, lot of konowledge about etna. We reccomend this company for everyone.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Jonah G wrote a review Sep 2019
San Francisco, California10 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a great experience to visit Etna! Our tour guide did a solid job, the volcano activity was particularly strong on the day we went which was awesome. During the hike I got a few bruises and our guide was able to help me with a disinfectant and a bandade which I highly
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Date of experience: September 2019
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