Walks, tracks, mountain shelters and high altitude!
Excursions designed for lovers of trekking and hiking in general, aimed at discovering of an incredibile volcano, wild, arid, but filled with mountain landscapes!
Thanks to the experience and competence of our guides live a unique and thrilling adventure!
Our Hiking and Trekking Experiences are tailor made based on specific requests of our Guests.
Here are some examples of excursions to create your own experience:
WINTER HIKING WITH SNOWSHOES
ENVIRONMENTAL EXCURSION FOR GROUPS OR FAMILIES
During the winter season, Etna puts on a white gown for many months, the set of colors change comple- tely, black, white, green, amaranth, blue and brown, creating beautiful scenarios, a perfect set to put on the snowshoes and have a ramble.
Also suitable for people without a specific experience and children, a fun and safe way to enjoy pleasant walks in the heart of the beautiful winter scenery of our volcano.
Type: Half Day
Timings: 09:00 – 13:30 Difficulty: Medium
Period: from December till March
A DOUBLE ADVENTURE: THIS ACTIVITY JOINS THE PLEASURE OF THE WAY AND THE CHARM OF EXPLORATION, ESPECIALLY ANCIENT LAVA CAVES.
A Full Day Experience. We will start our exploration with a short trek surrounded by woods of birches to reach the first lava cave. We will resume the way through a completely different landscape, surrounded by moonscapes, walking over an area formed by old craters we will reach the second cave. Surrounded by a breathtaking scenario we will enjoy our packed lunch, after lunch we will visit the third and last cave, our day will end with a small buffet with wine and local products in the woods.
Type: Full Day
Timings: 09:00 – 17:00 Difficulty: Medium Period: all year round
ETNA IGLOO LIVE AN EXTREME EXPERIENCE
Camp in pure Alaska style, live a real Eskimos adventure, on the highest active volcano in Europe, Etna. The word “Eschimese” indicates the two main ethnic groups in the extreme Alaska “the Innuits and the Yupik” and means just snowshoe builders, and just with snowshoes we will move on the white mantle that in the winter months covers our volcano.
The excursion will last two days and will include the construction of a Sicilian igloo that will allow us to spend the night sheltering from the cold temperatures and consuming a warm refreshing meal inside.
Build your igloo and experience an amazing experience with us.
Type: Multiple days
Timings: 2 days
Period: from January till April
TREKKING NATURE – PHOTOS EXPERIENCE
Experience dedicated to nature and photography. You can capture beautiful natural scenarios, the details of a volcano which is also a mountain, that gives us different landscapes, alternating arid and lunar, with rich colorful and luxuriant scenarios, a unique fauna and flora that can inspire your photographic creativity.
Type: Half Day
Timings: 09:00 – 13:30 Difficulty: Medium Period: all year round
CREATE YOUR ADVENTURE
This personalized Experience lasts two or more days designed for those who want a tailor made expe- rience, with excursions on hard unusual routes.
Describe the type of adventure that you like to live and we will realize it.
HIKING ACTIVITIES PERFORMED WITHOUT THE HELP OF MOTOR VEHICLES SPENDING THE NIGHT IN BIVOUACS ON THE MOUNTAIN, TENTS OR RURAL TYPE REPAIR.
For these trips a great attitude to walking is required, strong adaptability, and experience with the outdo- ors and camping.
Recommended equipment: trekking shoes (or sneakers), layered clothing, waterproof hat jacket and sunglasses, sun cream protection.
• Pick-up from your accomodation
• Equipment: Helmets (with Disposable Caps), Sticks (on request), Torches • Water