Mount Meru Trekking 3 Days

REGULAR PRICE

$990

PRICING

Number of People Regular
2 – 4 $950
5 – 8 $930
9 – 10 $910
11+ $890

Description

Mount Meru is located just north of the city of Arusha, in the Arusha city and stands at an altitude of 4,566 m. It is the second-highest mountain in Tanzania, after Mount Kilimanjaro. The Momella route – which starts at Momella gate, on the eastern side of the mountain – is used to climb Mount Meru. For those climbing Mount Kilimanjaro can view the Mount Meru on a clear day and is the fifth-highest mountain in Africa, dependent on definition.

Day 1: Momella Gate - Miriakamba Hut

We drive from Arusha to Momella 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: Miriakamba Hut - Saddle Hut

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

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) for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridgeline 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 your hotel in Arusha/Moshi.

  • 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

Included

  • Nam
  • Man
  • Jan

Included

  • Nam
  • Man
  • Jan