Etna & Alcantara Jeep Tour is ideal for those want spend a full day immersed in nature to discover the unique landscapes of mount Etna. Rispect the half-day tour (look Etna Jeep Tour), the full day includes a lunch stop in a chalet, and a visit to the Alcantara gorges.
Leave stress and worries at home, we will pick you up at your hotel or at the agreed meeting point. Let be yourself guided along the landscapes of Etna, between old villages, volcanic fields and get yout ready… the off-road tour is coming!
It begin with a very volcanic trail, among ancient lava flows and the typical vegetation of Etna, until to reach the south-east side of the Valle del Bove. During the summer or walking on the snow it always a great emotion going along the crest, here our guide will explain some geological phenomena that originate the incredible valley. But we still have many things to see! After the valley we drive toward some lateral craters. A walk along the edge of the explosive mouths will give you some wonderful seaviews and the awareness how to strong is the nature.
After a short stop in a shelter, arrive the moment to discover the mystery of Etna. We will bring you to explore a volcanic cave also called lava tube, to undestand what happend when the lava leave the surface and flowing inside the ground. While you will walk inside tha cave our guide will explain you all most interesting phenomena cause of by the lava when it flows inside.
After a nice morning past into the nature, we will stop in a suggestive Etna shelter to taste the unique flavors of Sicilian typical cousine with a good glass of Etna wine. The lunch is not included.
After the lunch break the tour go on. Driving toward the Alcantara valley we will reach the beutiful gorges. You will be surprise by the beauty of this naturalistic site, very fomous in every part of the world and visited by hundred thousend people every day. It will be possible walking in the cold water of the river to enter into the amazing gorges.