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Mount Meru Climb - 4 Days

Mount Meru Climb 4 Days
Mount Meru Climb

  • Length: 4 days
  • Category: Mt Meru climbing
  • Destinations: Meru via Miriakamba route
  • Attractions: Africa's third highest peak, wild animals
  • Tour guide languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian
  • Start in:Arusha
  • End in: Arusha
  • Essential items: hiking boots, long sleeve shirts, fleece jacket, cotton pants, digital camera, warm trekking socks, sun hat, day pack

Day 1: Miriakamba Hut (Full board)

We drive from your Hotel in Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.

  • Elevation(m): (1,387 m to (1,500 m)
  • Elevation(ft): 4,921 ft) to 3,000 ft )
  • Distance: 10 km
  • Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
  • Habitat: Montane Forest

Day 2: Saddle Hut (Full board)

The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone. After hot lunch at Saddle Hut we can make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset. Dinner and overnight night at Saddle Hut

  • Elevation(m): 2,514 m to 3,570 m
  • Elevation(ft): 8,250 ft to 11,712 ft
  • Distance: 8 km
  • Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
  • Habitat: Forest and Moorland

Day 3: Summit Day (Full board)

We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) on time for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridge line between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater.

We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Miriakamba Hut.

  • Elevation(m): 3,570 m to 4,565m to 2,514m
  • Elevation(ft): 14,977ft to 11,712 ft to 8,250ft
  • Distance: 5 km up 13 km down
  • Hiking Time: 10 – 12 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest

Day 4: Miriakamba Hut to Momella Gate to Arusha (Full board)

We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning.

The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to Arusha at Safari Lodge.

  • Elevation(m): 2,514 m to 1,500 m to 1,387 m
  • Elevation(ft): 4,921 ft to 8,250 ft to 4,921ft
  • Distance: 10 km
  • Hiking time: 2-4 hours
  • Habitat: Montane Forest

Price Include:

  • 2 transfers from Arusha to Mount Meru park gate -return
  • 3 meals per day while trekking for Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian
  • 3 days Mount Meru trek
  • 3 night accommodation in huts while trekking Mount Meru
  • All park entrance fees and government levies
  • Armed Ranger escort, English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides
  • Porters- a maximum of 2 per client

Price Exclude:

  • First and last night accommodation at hotel in Arusha
  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Gloves
  • Sun glasses
  • Sleeping bag
  • Rain suits
  • Warm Jacket
  • Heavy boots
  • Scarf's,
  • Rain Trousers
  • Tents

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