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4 Day Mount Meru Climbing

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It's Unique because it will take you through Mount Meru in which is the third highest peak in Africa and is the second-highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,568m. The mountain is located just within Arusha National Park, Tanzania’s gem. This location gives trekkers the chance to view some of the wildlife that inhabits the area. The ascend is quite steep, the route to the summit passes over streams, through parkland, montane forest, a giant heather zone, and moorland.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Arrival day in Moshi/ Arusha

Stop At: Mount Meru

Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). To Arusha at Ilboru Safari Lodge or Keys Hotel Moshiwhere the rest of the day is at leisure. We stay at Ilboru Safari Lodge, or Keys Hotel Moshi which is beautifully located on the slope of Mt. Meru and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure. We will gather in the hotel for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance

Duration: 8 hour

Day 2 Leave /Moshi Arusha Meriakamba Hut

Stop At: Mount Meru

Marking the second day of our itinerary: 4 Day Mount-Meru Climb. We drive from Ilboru Safari Lodge 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. Momela Gate to Miriakamba Hut (2500 m.): 5-7 hours walking.

Duration: 7 hour

Day 3 Saddle Hut

Stop At: Mount Meru

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 Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut (3500 m.): 3-5 hours walking.

Duration: 5 hour

Day 4 Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hu

Stop At: Mount Meru

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 Meriakamba Hut. Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hut: 10-12 hours walking.

Duration: 12 hour

Day 5 Meriakamba Hut to Momella Gate to Arusha

Stop At: Mount Meru

We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with the possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to Arusha at Ilboru Safari Lodge. Miriakamba Hut Momella Gate: 2-3 hours walking. our program: 4 Day Mount Meru Climb ends.

Duration: 3 hour