Altitude hike

From 85€ > Online 75€!!! | Kids 55€ 

CABLE CAR + HIKING TO 2700 Mt
Everyday 

Description

Altitude Hike is the raccomendend half day excursion to leave the emotion of walking on the "lunar enviroment" like the moon! The fashinating landscape of this altitude gives a good view of the main volcanic recent phenomenous. The first part of the tour is by cable car from Sapienza Refuge 1960 mt to 2500 mt (arrival station). From here will go to discover the lunar landascapes of Piano del Lago, a land made of sand and volcanic ash and rising up the crater of 2001 eruption, we can touch the warm steam of erupted stones.  On the rim of this crater (2680 mt), the view is amazing, you will be able to see the summit craters on front of you and the huge anphiteater of Valle del Bove, a natural bacin was origined by some strong collapse phenomenous of more older volcanous. To came back down it is possible to choose the cable way or by walking across the sandy grounds, craters and lava streams (raccomended for good hikers) until the parking.

NOTEs: The highest point that we'll reach with this excursion is 2700 mt (almost). For the conditions on this altitude and variable weather we suggest the excursion only for good and equipped hikers. (It is possibile to rent equipment). Not recommended for children. 
 

 

Highlights

- Landscape on summit craters
- "Moonwalker" experience...walking on volcanic ash! 
- Recent lava flows
- Pioneer vegetation
-The ski area destroyed by eruptions
- Ascending on 2001 crater
- The beatiful view of Valle del Bove

Timing

From May to November.
Start 8,30 from our meeting point - Drop off 13,30.

Equipment

Over 2500 mt the weather conditions are variable and often cold and windy. We raccomend only hiking shoes  (no tennis - trail ranning or similar), layered clothes, wind jackets, sunglasses, water. 

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QUOTE 

Adult 85€  with booking online 75€!!!
Discount with a minimum group of 3 adult participiants.
PROMO FAMILY Children (<12 years old):  55€
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The fee includes: join of our association (10€), Hiking guide - Mountain Leader FederEscursionismo Sicilia, ticket cable car 1800-2500 mt (30€) included.  Rent: shoes, wind jacket, hiking poles. 
TRANSFER included from our meeting point. See contact. 
Extra: shoes (3€), jacket (2€) hiking poles (2€) - Transfer from your hotel: Catania +10/15€ per person. Taormina: +20/25€ 

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