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$1,400/

Per Person
  • 4 Days / 3 Night
  • Max People : 40
  • Arusha

Mount Meru, Tanzania’s second-highest peak at 4,566 meters (14,980.31 feet), offers a thrilling and scenic trekking experience. This 4-day trek is perfect for adventurers seeking both challenge and beauty, as well as those looking to acclimatize before attempting Mount Kilimanjaro. The journey takes you through diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests teeming with wildlife to the striking alpine desert, culminating in breathtaking views from the summit.

Included and Excluded

  • All Park Entry And Hut Fees Are Included.
  • Experienced And Knowledgeable Ranger Guides From Arusha National Park For The Duration Of The Trek.
  • Certified And Experienced Local Guides To Lead You Through The Trek.
  • Porters To Carry Your Luggage And Cooks To Prepare All Your Meals On The Mountain.
  • Mountain Huts On Mount Meru (Miriakamba Hut And Saddle Hut).
  • All Meals On The Mountain, Including Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner. Meals Are Prepared By Our Cooks And Are Nutritious And Energy-Boosting To Keep You Fueled For The Trek.
  • Treated And Safe Drinking Water Throughout The Trek.
  • Basic First Aid Kit Carried By The Guides.
  • Round-Trip Transfers From Your Accommodation In Arusha To The Trailhead At Momella Gate And Back After The Trek.
  • Pre-Trek Briefing To Prepare You For The Adventure Ahead.
  • Friendly And Supportive Staff To Assist You Throughout The Trek
  • International And Domestic Flights
  • Tanzanian Visa Fees
  • Personal Travel Insurance (Mandatory)
  • Personal Trekking Gear Such As Clothing, Boots, And A Sleeping Bag.
  • Tips For Guides, Porters, And Cooks.
  • Personal Expenses Such As Beverages, And Souvenirs.

Highlights of the Tour

  • Spot A Variety Of Wildlife, Including Giraffes, Buffaloes, And Colobus Monkeys In Arusha National Park.
  • Trek Through Diverse Landscapes, From Lush Rainforests To Barren Alpine Deserts.
  • Enjoy Stunning Sunrise Views From The Summit, With Kilimanjaro And The Ash Cone Visible In The Distance.
  • Ideal For Acclimatization Before A Kilimanjaro Climb, Offering A Challenging Yet Rewarding Experience.
  • Benefit From The Expertise Of Experienced Guides And Rangers Ensuring A Safe And Successful Trek.
  • Gain Insights Into The Local Culture And Environment With Knowledgeable Guides.

Itinerary

Your adventure begins at Momella Gate with park formalities and meeting your ranger guide. The trek starts through open grassland, crossing the Ngare Nanyuki River and entering the rainforest. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as giraffes, buffaloes, and colobus monkeys as you make your way to Miriakamba Hut.

  • Distance: 10 km
  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Habitat: Rainforest

After breakfast, continue your ascent through the forest and into the heather and moorland zone. The trail becomes steeper as you approach Saddle Hut, located in a beautiful alpine meadow. In the afternoon, take an optional acclimatization hike to Little Meru (3,820m), providing excellent views of the summit and the surrounding area.

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
  • Habitat: Heath and Moorland
  • Acclimatization Hike: Little Meru (3,820m)

Summit day begins early with a pre-dawn start. The trail to the summit is steep and challenging, passing Rhino Point (3,800m) and Cobra Point (4,350m) before reaching the summit at Socialist Peak (4,562m). Enjoy the breathtaking sunrise and panoramic views of Kilimanjaro and the Ash Cone. After celebrating your achievement, descend back to Saddle Hut for a short rest and then continue down to Miriakamba Hut.

  • Distance: 19 km (up and down)
  • Hiking Time: 10-12 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert to Moorland

Enjoy your final descent through the lush rainforest to Momella Gate. Celebrate your successful climb with a certificate of achievement and transfer back to your accommodation.

  • Distance: 10 km
  • Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
  • Habitat: Rainforest

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