Trekking accessible to all, with an english speaking guide. The exclusive trails, far from the main touristic areas, immersed in the Natural Park of Mount Etna. The route takes place partly in jeep 4x4 and on foot. If you have not been able to prearrange a picnic lunch, along the way we will make a stop in order to let you get some of the traditional Sicilian products, you will be followed by our guide, who will advise you on the various local products. During the road trip you will be seeing different craters, as the eruption of 1669 that sent the lava flow down to Catania.
The Etna West Trails lead us up to the craters of 1974, trough magnificent trails into the natural reserve of Volcano Etna. Lunch, a picnic with products typical of the Sicilian tradition, will take place on the top of this craters with a magnificent view over the Simeto valley and the mountain landscapes of Sicily. The tour will continue with a visit of a large lava tube. Lava tubes, nobody really knows how many caves there are on Etna, since it is certain that many of them have not been found yet. There are caves in all shapes and forms, and it is very easy to find spacious, small, dark, bright or long narrow caves.
We want to show you one of the largest and most interesting due to it's network of different tunnels, all followed by an expert guide who will provide all caving equipment needed such as helmets and torches. Then we drive on a cool off-road track, getting down toward the gorges of Simeto river, at the well known "bridge of the Saracens", place where river meets a prehistoric lava flow fashioning an impressive gorge out of basalt, right at the boundary of volcano Etna. Between June and September you will be able to swim in the cool waters of the river Simeto, don't forget to bring your swimsuit with you, a towel and a change of clothes, as well as shoes to walk in the water.
Our groups are always small (max. 15 people) and the guides speaks perfectly French and English. Our excursion begins early in the morning allowing you to enjoy the beauty and majesty of volcano Etna, thanks to carefully chosen itineraries and especially away from crowds. Mount Etna daily excursions. Book now or send us an enquiries through the link below. Please give us all your available and desired dates.