Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius Day Trip from Rome

Private vehicle from Rome to Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius with private guides

Travel Flexibly 4.9 / 5 See All 13 Reviews · 12.00h custom · Rome, Italy

Have you ever walked through the ruins of an ancient city then climbed up the volcano that destroyed it in the first place? Probably not. That's why we offer the experience of a lifetime with our Day Trip from Rome to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.

Tour Details
  • Pompeii
  • A City Frozen in Time
  • Incredible Remains
  • Mount Vesuvius Hike
  • The Crater
  • Front Door Service
  • Amazing Preservation
  • Pompeii to Mount Vesuvius
  • Back to Rome!

How many times in your life will you be able to say that you walked through an almost perfectly preserved ancient city and then climbed the volcano that destroyed it in the first place? We are guessing not too many, that’s why we offer this awesome experience of a lifetime with our Day Trip From Rome to Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius. This 12-hour private day trip includes:

  • - Round-trip luxury transportation

  • - An expert English-speaking archaeologist to lead your group in Pompeii

  • - A customizable group size

The Ruins of Pompeii

Pompeii is a rare and beautiful archaeological site just south of Naples. It was covered or ‘flash frozen’ by 13 - 20 feet (4-6 meters) of ash and pumice by the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Our expert English-speaking tour guide will tell you many interesting facts about Pompeii, as well as make its story come alive with lesser-known knowledge. After weaving you through this ancient Roman city, they will then take you up to the crater of the magnificent Mount Vesuvius.

Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano in mainland Europe, and the most studied in the world. It is also one of the most dangerous volcanos as it has a population of people living close by in the surrounding areas!

This angry volcano supposedly ejected ash more than 20 miles into the air, during the fateful eruption of 79AD. Now that is impressive! Visiting Mount Vesuvius is an experience of a lifetime. Come check it out if you dare!

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Rome, and at the end of this day trip, bring you back. There will be plenty of time for a lunch break in between the visiting the Pompeii site & Mt. Vesuvius.

This is by far one of the most exciting things to do outside of Rome, a day full of adventure!

What you get with this tour
Highly-Educated and Passionate Guide
Luxury Climate-Controlled Transportation
Explore the Ruins of Pompeii
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Rome to Vesuvius + Pompei
10 November 2021
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Martha Saunders

Please work out bathroom stops with your driver. There are none available at Vesuvius except for one in a store for customers only. After a 3-hour early morning drive, this is a big problem. Our guides were awesome. Roberto (Vesuvius) + Andreu (Pompeii) were patient, informative, and really nice guys. Our driver, Gianluca was the BEST!!! This was a physically demanding tour -- LOTS of climbing, and LOTS of walking. We're in pretty good shape, but were too tired to fully appreciate all the great info at the end of the day. I would suggest going to Vesuvius, then spending the night in Sorrento or nearby, then enjoying Pompeii the next day.

Pompeii and Vesuvius
29 September 2019
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You can't go to Italy and not visit Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius!!!!!!! This tour was great because of the included transportation, the expert guide, and the hike up the volcano. This experience had been on my bucket list for years and I am elated to finally check it off. The hike wasn't too bad either!

Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius
30 August 2019
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This made such a great day trip! Definitely a cool experience to see Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. Definitely bring comfy shoes and a hat for sunny days but AMAZING time overall.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel, and bring you back at the end of the day.

What to bring?

Since you will be walking around on your feet for the day, wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen in the summertime.

Will the tour still run if it rains?

Yes. We run our tours rain or shine. If weather conditions are dangerous (high winds/rain, heavy snowfall), the climb to Mt. Vesuvius will be substituted. This is extremely rare.

Is lunch included?

Lunch is NOT included in the price of the tour.

Is a guided tour of Mt. Vesuvius included?

Yes! You will climb Mt. Vesuvius with a professional vulcanologist!

I'd love to go on this tour, but it's kind of last minute. What should I do?

If you are trying to make a booking up to 2 weeks in advance the website will show no availability. Feel free to contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you. If your party is larger than 7 participants, please contact us.

What is included in the price?

This tour includes a guided tour of the archaeological sites of Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius, site admissions, full day transportation from and back to Rome including hotel pick-up & drop off.

What to bring?

Since you will be walking around on your feet for the day, wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen in the summertime.

Where to meet?

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel, and bring you back at the end of the day.

$98.96 per adult
+ $1,287.95 base price
Total: $1,386.91

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