Sicily Trekking, Rafting and Bike Adventure

Etna landscape | culturalitaly.com

4 NIGHT ADVENTURE TRIP

Experience the energy of one of the active volcanos on earth. Hike along the Altomontana lava path and other Etna's trails and enjoy body rafting along the scenic canyon walls of the Alcantara's caves.

Highlights:

  • Hike on Mt Etna, Europe’s tallest volcano
  • Mountain bike adventure on Mt. Etna
  • Body rafting in Alcantara Gorge
  • 4x4 jeep excursion on Mt. Etna

DAY 1: ARRIVE CATANIA
Upon arrival at Catania airport transfer to your hotel. Afternoon excursion to Mount Etna by 4x4 Jeeps and reach the altitude of 9186 feet (warm clothes recommended). Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


DAY 2: MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE
After breakfast, start your mountain bike day with your guide. Enjoy the beautiful landscape and connect with the energy of the volcano. You will discover the Altomontana path, a unique trail of Mount Etna, characterized by lava sand and volcanic material. Uphill, downhill, single track, tracks surrounded by old lava flows and breathtaking scenery will not leave you disappointed. The itinerary will be chosen based on your activity level. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


DAY 3: BODY RAFTING EXCURSION IN THE  ALCANTARA GORGE
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, depart for your rafting adventure. You will be exploring the Alcantara's caves, one of the geological wonders of Eastern Sicily. Explore them in one of the most fun ways, through an amazing body rafting excursion along the scenic canyon walls. One of the most popular destinations within the Alcantara Gorges is definitely the cascade of Venus, where legend has it that the Goddess of beauty Venus loved to spend her days to relax and swim. You will be provided with the techical equipment and  accompanied by a licensed River guide. At the end of the excursion return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.


DAY 4: TREKKING ON MOUNT ETNA
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning excursion to the Natural park of the Etna volcano. Mt. Etna is since 2013 a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike up to the crate and enjoy the majesty of this glorious mountain. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon depart to the hotel. Dinner at leisure and overnight.

DAY 5: DEPART ITALY
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure transfer to the airport. Return home or continue to other parts of Sicily or the mainland.

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