Sicily Trekking, Rafting and Bike Adventure

Etna landscape | culturalitaly.com

Tour Introduction

4 NIGHT ADVENTURE TRIP
This trip is ideal for very active tourists, willing to discover this area and Mount Etna from different perspectives. 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
  • Quad excursion on Mt. Etna

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN TAORMINA
Upon arrival at Catania airport, meet your private guide and transfer to your hotel in Taormina. Check in. In the afternoon, your first excursion to Mount Etna by Quad. You will enjoy an adrenaline filled experience, made of wild nature, helmet, gloves and motor roar. You will reach the north side of the mountain, about 1 hour from Taormina. You will admire the majestic Europe's highest volcano with all of its mountain scents, stunning colors and sceneries. The trails you will take on board of your quad are part of Mount Etna's Park: you will see lava flows and secular volcanic craters. It will be fun and will leave you speechless!. Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 2: MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. 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 stay.

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 technical equipment and accompanied by a licensed river guide. At the end of the excursion return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

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 return to your hotel. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay.

DAY 5: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to Catania airport and departure. Arrivederci!

If you have more days available and you want to explore other parts of Sicily or Italy we recommend combining this with another tour or asking your travel agent to add other locations, experiences, tours of your choice.

 

NOTE: This itinerary is subject to change based on the availability of the services/tours/activities listed at the time of your traveling.

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