Catania Tours
Solo Trekking Experience
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Solo Trekking Experience

By Etna Experience Excursions
Recommended by 94% of travelers
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Ages 18-60, max of 8 per group
Duration: 8h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English, Italian, French
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  • Beverages
  • Transport service via Jeep or minibus from Catania
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Packed lunch with tasty sandwiches
  • Trekking shoes, wind jackets, helmets and torches
What's not included
  • Souvenirs


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • We guarantee pick up at meeting point agreed, according to the customers' accommodation.
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      Airport pickup offered
      During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
      • Fontanarossa Airport, Catania, Sicily Italy
      Port pickup offered
      During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included ports.
      • CAFFÈ DEL PORTO, Banchina Centrale, Via Cardinale Dusmet, 95121 Catania CT, Italy
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Infant seats available
        • Not wheelchair accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 43812P4

        • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
        • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
        • English and Italian guide are always available, French and Spanish are subject to availability. Upon booking, we will confirm you if the language required is available.
        • Trekking shoes are mandatory. We can provide trekking shoes and jacktes for free if requested at the time of booking.
        • Children must be accompanied by an adult
        • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
        • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
        • Vegetarian, vegan, celiac option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
        • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
        • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
        • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

        How much is Solo Trekking Experience?
        Solo Trekking Experience price starts from $106.87. Discover and book Solo Trekking Experience on Tripadvisor
        What is the Solo Trekking Experience cancellation policy?
        Solo Trekking Experience cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Solo Trekking Experience on Tripadvisor
        Which company provides Solo Trekking Experience?
        Solo Trekking Experience is hosted by Etna Experience Excursions. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Etna Experience Excursions on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Solo Trekking Experience on Tripadvisor
        How much time do I need for Solo Trekking Experience?
        On average, this experience will take approximately 8h. Discover and book Solo Trekking Experience on Tripadvisor

        If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 43812P4

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        Caroline W
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        This tour was excellent! From start to finish, Dario gave very interesting information about the volcano since he is an expert in environmental and natural science. The hike on the northeastern side of the volcano lasted about 4 hours, it was not too difficult, but very interesting because it led us through different landscapes, from where we could enjoy different views, plants, vegetation and of course the dried lava flow under our feet. After a short lunch break at a beautiful chalet in the forest, Dario brought us back to have a taste of the “Etna fire” (liquor), and then we went to the second part of the tour, the lava tunnel. This part was also a unique experience to be in a lava tunnel. All in all, I would definitely recommend this tour to everyone! You will be surprised how much you can learn if you spend just one day in a completely different vegetation (almost like on another planet).
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        Columbia
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