Overland Track

Our guides Victor & Matt made the trip – we were novice long distance walkers & inexperienced campers but their patience and understanding was greatly appreciated and has encouraged us to look forward to future treks. Thanks so much for making our 29th Wedding Anniversary so memorable.

We have relived our Tassie walk many times over – in fact each time we‘re back in the bush memories flood back from our trip Thanks once again to the staff for a fabulous adventure.

Jenny Hall – Australia – March 2010 | Australia
 
 

Volcanoes of Sicily

To the north of the island of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea is the beautiful Aeolian Archipelago, made up of 7 diverse islands including Lipari, Vulcano and Stromboli, whose active volcanic cone dominates the horizon. Dramatic cliffs and winding coastline, black beaches and thermal hot springs, a deep blue sea and charming port towns are all characteristic of this enchanting group of islands. Four days have been set aside to explore these islands on foot including a guided ascent of Stromboli subject to conditions, where a fiery lava trail streams down one side of its cone. The daily walks are interspersed with opportunities to relax on the beach, snorkel, explore the ports and villages or bathe in therapeutic hot mud. Back on the mainland of Sicily the focus shifts to the famous volcano, Mt Etna, where the 2002/03 eruption opened a line of gaping craters.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Catania, transfer to Milazzo
DAY 2 Transfer to the island of Lipari, walk to San Calogero (4hrs)
DAY 3 To Vulcano Island by hydrofoil, visit crater (3hrs)
DAY 4 Explore Lipari then transfer to Stromboli Island, trek to the 'Sciara del Fuoco' (4hrs)
DAY 5 Visit San Vincenzo, afternoon climb Stromboli with a certified volcano guide* (6hrs)
DAY 6 Transfer to Mt Etna, afternoon walk to 'crateri Silvestri' (1.5hrs)
DAY 7 Discover the craters and viewpoints on Mt Etna (6hrs), transfer to Catania
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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