ITINERARY NAME
3 Days Mount Meru Climb

DURATION3 Days | 2 Nights

TIME OF YEARThrought out the year
DESTINATIONSMount Meru
Overview

Since Mount Meru is situated in Arusha National Park, hikers must climb with an equipped officer because of the wide scope of wildlife living on the mountain. On the lower slants of the mountain, hikers are bound to see elephants, giraffes, and wild ox! As hikers proceed with their risings, the trail pursues the north edge of the spring of gushing lava’s pit along an emotional edge line. All through the climb, hikers stay in bed assigned hovels along the trail. Hikers arrive at the summit as the sun is rising and they will have fabulous perspectives on Mt. Kilimanjaro and of the Mt. Meru Crater.

The mountain is unspoiled and less crowded when contrasted with it’s Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya counterparts. So this discover this stunning mountain with our 3 Days Mount Meru Climbing.

Day 0:  Arrival

You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and transferred to your hotel in Arusha City, you will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: of your own choice

Day 1: Meriakamba Hut (Full board)

We drive from 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 3: Meriakamba – 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 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: Saddle Hut – 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 Momella gate. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to Arusha town.
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: 12 – 14 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest.

 

  • Professional, English-speaking Wilderness First Responder & CPR certified Guide
  • Proper Ration of Mountain crew (Cook & Porters)
  • Pre and Post accommodations (2 nights Bed and Breakfast)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Drinking water and Full Board meals
  • All National Park & Hut Fees, Crew Permits and VAT
  • Rescue Fees
  • Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wages
  • Gate Transfers
  • All Internal or International flights and taxes
  • Travel and personal health insurance
  • Laundry services
  • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc
  • All optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary (e.g Maasai village tour, Olduvai Gorge Tour and Balloon excursion)
  • Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide
  • Alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic drinks(beverages) and Meals not described in the itinerary.
  • Visas

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