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Mount Etna Half-Day Tour

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Overview
Towering Mount Etna is one of Sicily’s most popular tourist destinations, drawing many sightseeing tours daily. This tour stands out by including round-trip transportation, a guide, snacks, and an almond wine tasting at a mountain chalet. After a casual hike through lava fields and a visit to underground lava caves, you’ll come away having seen more of the volcano than most sightseeing tourists.
Highlights
  • Great-value Mount Etna tour with transportation, guide, drinks, and snacks
  • Visit lava fields and underground lava caves
  • Small-group tour ensures you get personal attention from your guide 
  • Opt for hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Begin your tour with an optional hotel morning pickup in Taormina. Meet your guide and small tour group and get on the road for the roughly 75-minute journey to Mt. Etna. Stop at the foot of the volcano and take a short hike across lava fields. Along the way, your guide tells you about Etna’s geological features and history. Afterward, don a helmet and grab a flashlight to head underground into a lava cave, which you also explore with your guide. The last stop is a nearby chalet, where you lunch on a Sicilian sandwich, local wine, cake, and almond wine. Relax on the journey back to Taormina and finish the tour with a drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please provide your accommodation address: we will arrange a convenient meeting point.

Ports
Giardini Naxos
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Helmet and flashlight
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Free rental of hiking boots and jackets
  • Expert Naturalistic Guide
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • Vegetarian/vegan/gluten free options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Tours in other languages (French, Spanish and German) can only be arranged if received with adequate notice.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • We suggest dressing according to the season (consider that the temperature on Etna is usually lower)
  • Please let us know your shoe sizes if you require hiking boots
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our half day tour on Mount Etna was the focus of our trip to Sicily and we weren't disappointed. Georgio, our guide, was very knowledgeable and informative and looked after us (a group of eight) well with patience and humour. Thanks for a very enjoyable experience!
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We chose Etna people based on the reviews and we made the right choice. Roberto, our guide, was friendly, very knowledgeable and funny! Our group was composed of people of different ages but it did not hold us up. We managed to do everything that was scheduled and we really
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Far exceeded our expectations in every respect. A pleasure from the very first moment being picked up in our minibus. A group of six who blended together very well and were led by the guide Tony. Tony is a natural guide and leader. Courteous, respectful, yet highly personable
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Lovely and personal guide, Giuseppe, that guided us through the day. Perfect half day trip! Highly recommend it!
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We were looking forward to seeing Mt Etna before we embarked on our Europe trip. Even though this tour did not include the 4x4 excursion (probably at a higher altitude), we learned, experienced, and enjoyed more aspects with this tour. Pick-up very accommodating, tour guide
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Italian
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