ITINERARY: departure from Catania hotel on board of SUV / JEEP / 4x4 MINIBUS, from the slopes of the volcano up to 2.500m, you will visit the most suggestive places of the Etna Park, established in 1987 and Unesco site since 2013.
PICK-UP SERVICE: you will receive by e-mail all the information concerning the pick-up time and pick-up / meeting point place the day before your tour at 21.30. Please confirm by e-mail when you receive the pick-up time. Thanks.
EQUIPMENT RENTAL ON REQUEST: to participate in the Etna tour, a wind jacket and sturdy protective boots, suitable for use on abrasive volcanic rocks, are required. If you think you don't have the appropriate equipment, you can rent it online at the same time of Etna tour booking (€ 5 per person to be paid locally).
Protective shoes + Windproof jacket = Total € 5 per person
LANGUAGES: Italian and English and on request at € 10 (to be paid locally) rental of audio guide in French, German, Spanish, Russian to be requested when booking the tour.
QUALIFIED GUIDES: tour-leaders / nature guides with experience in Etna tour, with knowledge of the Etna area and volcanic phenomena.
VEHICLES WITH LICENSE N.C.C.: authorized for the transport of persons in accordance with current legislation and with the appropriate RCT liability insurance. Modern vehicles such as 4-seater SUV, 6-seater JEEP, 8-seater 4x4 MINIBUS. Vehicles with front-facing seats equipped with air conditioning and all safety systems.
Eating and drinking (except water) is not allowed on board our vehicles, to comply with the regulations in force concerning the use of vehicles with the N.C.C. transportation license.
LUGGAGE, LIMITATIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS: the vehicles do not have space for luggage / suitcases. If you have luggage with you, contact us before booking the tour. Instead it is allowed to carry a small soft backpack to always keep with you during the stages of the tour.
RECOMMENDED CLOTHING: on Mt. Etna the temperature, the windiness and the meteorological conditions in general can change rapidly, so it is strongly recommended to wear layered clothing according to the season and sturdy boots. If you want further clarifications about it, contact us by e-mail.