Jeep & Cable Car Tour to the Highest Viewpoint of Mount Etna (3000m)

Jeep & Cable Car Tour to the Highest Viewpoint of Mount Etna (3000m)

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Beginner
  • Spoken languages: German, Italian, Spanish, English
  • Fitness level: Beginner
  • Duration: 8 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point: Offer n° 1
    Hotel pickup in Catania and Taormina
    Offer n° 2
    At the petrol station GPL, Via Stabilimenti, 95010 Santa Venerina Motorway Catania-Messina – motorway exit GIARRE – at the roundabout to the right, after approx. 1,5 km on the right hand side
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Ride in style and take a cable car and Unimog jeep to the top of Mount Etna, Europe’s highest and most active mountain. Perfect for friends and family looking for a fun-filled adventure, you’ll get to reap the panoramic rewards at the summit without ever having to break a sweat!

With your expert alpine guide, you will get to safely discover the craters at the summit and take in the spectacular views around you from an elevation of 3000 meters.

After being picked up at your accommodation in Catania or Taormina, you will be driven in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle in the direction of the staggering Mount Etna. As you drive towards the mountain, you will pass through the small towns of Pedara, Nicolosi, Zafferana, Etnea, and cold lava fields that were formed over the years. After reaching “Rifugio Sapienza Etna”, you will start your tour!

Once you reach an altitude of 2500 meters by cable car, you will get up to 2900 meters in a unique, Unimog jeep that will take you straight to the foot of the main crater called “Torre del Filosofo”. From this vantage point, you could even have breathtaking views over the Mediterranean Sea on a clear day!

Your alpine guide will accompany you during this 40-minute tour where you’ll get to visit the smoking hot craters that were created after Mount Etna’s eruption in 2002-2003. You’ll also get to learn more about Mount Etna and the wild flora and fauna that have made this area its home. When you head back to “Rifugio Sapienza Etna”, you will get to have a traditional Sicilian lunch at a chalet before exploring a real lava cave!

At the end of this unique adventure, you will be driven back to your accommodation.

Highlights of your excursion include:
- Cable car and Unimog jeep to reach 2950 meters
- Discover a real lava cave (you will be equipped with helmets and flashlights)
- Admire the panoramic views of a unique setting from an altitude of 3000 meters
- Enjoy a typical Sicilian lunch at a chalet  

This is a perfect excursion whether you are young or young at heart! For your next holiday, explore the distinct environment of Sicily's most famous mountain and create unforgettable memories with your family and friends. 

Offers

1
Jeep & Cable Car Tour (Hotel Pickup)
Special terms

This activity could be canceled or postponed due to weather conditions.

You can rent trekking Shoes: cost EUR 5.00/pair

 

Children under 5 y/o: 90 euros

Children between 6 and 12 y/o: 140 euros

Adults: 155 euros

 

Do not forget to bring
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Suitable clothes according to the weather
  • Water
  • Camera
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:8 hrs
Minimum Age:minimum 1 y/o
Meeting point:
Offer n° 1
Hotel pickup in Catania and Taormina
Offer n° 2
At the petrol station GPL, Via Stabilimenti, 95010 Santa Venerina Motorway Catania-Messina – motorway exit GIARRE – at the roundabout to the right, after approx. 1,5 km on the right hand side
Included:
  • Expert guide
  • Pickup/Drop-off
  • Cable car ticket
  • UNIMOG jeep ride
  • 1 small water bottle
  • Trekking poles
  • Helmet
  • Flashlight
2
Jeep & Cable Car Tour (Pickup at motorway exit GIARRE)

This option is for participants who wish to drive their car and be picked up at the meeting point. (Free parking) 

Special terms

This activity could be canceled or postponed due to weather conditions.

Trekking Shoes: Rental of trekking shoes upon request, cost EUR 5.00/pair

Children: Youth under 12 years pay 15 euro less and children under 5 years pay 65 euro less. Upon request, a child safety seat or booster seat can be provided for free.

Do not forget to bring
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Suitable clothes according to the weather
  • Water
  • Camera
Sport level:Beginner
Duration:8 hrs
Minimum Age:minimum 1 y/o
Meeting point:
Offer n° 1
Hotel pickup in Catania and Taormina
Offer n° 2
At the petrol station GPL, Via Stabilimenti, 95010 Santa Venerina Motorway Catania-Messina – motorway exit GIARRE – at the roundabout to the right, after approx. 1,5 km on the right hand side
Included:
  • Expert guide
  • Pickup/Drop-off
  • Cable car ticket
  • UNIMOG jeep ride
  • 1 small water bottle
  • Trekking poles
  • Helmet
  • Flashlight

Meeting point

Offer n° 1
Hotel pickup in Catania and Taormina
Offer n° 2
At the petrol station GPL, Via Stabilimenti, 95010 Santa Venerina Motorway Catania-Messina – motorway exit GIARRE – at the roundabout to the right, after approx. 1,5 km on the right hand side
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