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Excursion to the Summit Craters of Mount Etna - Ashàra Volcanological Guides provided by Ashàra - Volcanological Guides in Sicily

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Live the unique experience of the summit craters of active volcanoes, flanked by volcanological guides of proven experience and capable of transmitting the passion for these exceptional activities in the midst of nature.
Important Information
Departure Point
Strada Provinciale 92, SP92, 95030 Nicolosi CT, Italy
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Free rental rock helmet
  • High-necked hiking shoes
  • Trekking poles
  • Windbreakers + gloves
Exclusions
  • Backpack 10/20 L
  • at least 1.5 L
  • Snack and packed lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Cable car and 4x4 jeep tickets
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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
  • You must be in perfect physical condition
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 24 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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Happiness792790 wrote a review 16 Oct
Kortrijk, Belgium3 contributions1 helpful vote
We climbed to the summit of Etna on 13/10/2020 This is a MUST DO !!! an unbelievable experience. you will enjoy Etna in all its glory while and guide Max gave all explanations on the volcano. A very professional and safe tour guide Don't hesitate to book with Ashara !!!! You
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from asharastaff, Guest Relations Manager at Excursion to the Summit Craters of Mount Etna - Ashàra Volcanological Guides
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Dear Guest, we thank you immensely for the beautiful words. We look forward to seeing you soon for the next adventure!! Regards, Ashàra Team
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Steve D wrote a review 14 Oct
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What a fantastic day. Max, our guide was great. Full of humour and interesting knowlege on the craters , Mt. Etna and volcanoes in General. This day out you will not forget. Absolutely recommended!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from asharastaff, Public Relations Manager at Excursion to the Summit Craters of Mount Etna - Ashàra Volcanological Guides
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Dear Guest, our goal is precisely to make you spend an unforgettable day and thanks to your words we have the proof! Thanks again for choosing us, Regards, Ashàra Team
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ambass2015 wrote a review 14 Oct
Berlin, Germany9 contributions1 helpful vote
unforgettable experience! Massimo, you made our day a perfect one!!! not only that you know everything about the volcano, you also organised and prepared the excursion at its highest level: you had shoes, jackets, gloves etc ... for anyone who needed some.. I can highly
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from asharastaff, Public Relations Manager at Excursion to the Summit Craters of Mount Etna - Ashàra Volcanological Guides
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Your words are filling us with joy and always give us the strength to go forward to take care of every little detail. We thank you immensely and look forward to your next adventures on our Sicilian volcanoes. Regards, Ashàra Team
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Analie F wrote a review 9 Oct
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The guide Massimo was great and patient. I really appreciate this ascencion with him. We have looked the sommet of Etna and we thank him and others craters. Massimo explain very well and he is passioned to show the volcane. Thanks for this experience.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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MaryFitz wrote a review 6 Oct
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Max was a brilliant, funny, interesting, safe and skilled guide. This trip was worth every penny. We were very lucky to have clear skies, a mini eruption and the first snow of the season. It was exciting, interesting, fun and at times hard work. We felt safe at all times with
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Date of experience: September 2020
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By: Ashàra - Volcanological Guides in Sicily
edsF8676OX
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Hike 400 meters up Stromboli
Excellent and very knowledgeable tour guides. Made sure everyone had the necessary equipment and was very attentiv
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OSKARLONDON
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NOT WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN
I am not satisfied with the tour, unfortunately I feel quite disappointed. The tour is marketed as “the sunset tour
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454brettt
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Good value four hour hike
This is a good value guided trek to enable you to see some orange lava from a safe distance. If there is no cloud y
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AliceM4145
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Top class Etna experience
Thank you max and team for an incredible day. Amazing equipment, hiking, views and explanation of Etnas history !
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SnappyMandy
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Spectacular hike
We had a wonderful time hiking up to the Sciara del Fuoco to admire the natural explosions of the Stromboli last ni
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margaretf3
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Amazing .....
We had an amazing day with Giuseppe today. He is so knowledgeable and generous, super attentive, kind and passionat
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SailingAWEN
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Rigorous Hike with great views
Whoever said this was an ‘easy hike’ was on a very different hike than we were. It may be that the guide was being
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giuseppemW7624ER
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Etna summit
A good first ride on Etna. Max the guide took us around with ease, although the trek isn't for everyone. Unfortunat
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memorelli
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Great sights, ok tour
Stromboli was an amazing place to visit and the constant eruption of lava was such an amazing sight that’s an exper
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carottev
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Unforgettable volcano show
Even if the slope of the hike is steep at times (take hiking poles if you are not too athletic), the landscapes are
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Edu R
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A MUST! Great experience and nice guide
Nice moderate trekking to the 300 mark (highest allowed now) and AMAZING experience watching the volcano spitting o
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Aimee H
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Vigorous and challenging hike
I didn’t see any guidance on the difficulty level of this hike, but it is definitely challenging due to the length,
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gloriji
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Ocean, volcano, snow
It was an amazing tour with our wonderful guide Max.We learned a lot about volcanoes and hiked through dreamy snowy
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Christof B
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A Wonderful Experience
The tour operator was very good organized, a fantastic guide who was pretty good to explain everything about the ET
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LukassoPo
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Bewildering trek
We took the trip Mid October, the weather was still warm enough for us not to wear triple layers. Due to the volcan
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  • Duration: 6h
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