4 days Mount Meru

Mount Meru

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Duration

4 days

Tour Type

Overview

Mount Meru arranged in the center of Arusha National Park in Tanzania is mind boggling for climbing. It is commonly endorsed to trek Mt. Meru before summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro as it plan for height acclimatization. In any case, the trek to Mount Meru in itself is a remunerating foundation .

Mount Meru has striking points of view and arranged vegetation, just as permits to watch normal life in the midst of your trek. In like manner Mount Meru trekking is less swarmed than Mt. Kilimanjaro course.

In the midst of your trek you may keep running over animals, for instance, giraffes, wild bulls, elephants, gazelles, mandrills, colobus monkeys and vacillated kinds of feathered animals. Thusly, while trekking you can value walking safari.

The entire edge walk around Mount Meru is an amazing climb and offers 360 degree sees from the summit of Meru and besides you can onlooker Mt. Kilimanjaro from Meru's apex, which is an energizing foundation.

Rather than Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru has only a solitary specialist Mount Meru course to the summit – the 'Momella course'.

Included/Exclude

  • All National Park & Hut Fees, Crew Permits and VAT
  • Professional English speaking guide(s)
  • Pre and Post accommodations (2 nights Bed and Breakfast)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wages
  • Flights and Visa fee
  • Travel insuarence
  • Personal gear rentals
  • Tips for the mountain crew
  • Lunch and dinner at the hotel (before and after the ascent)
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages

Itinerary

MOMELLA GATE TO MIRIAKAMBA HUT

Distance 10km

Hiking time (3-4 hours)

After an early morning breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and brought to the Momella Gate in Arusha National Park. At this time, the porters will organize and pack the belongings for the hike while you and your guide register with the Tanzania National Park (TANAPA). You will then begin your ascent in Arusha National Park. The first day of hiking is similar to a walking safari; you should expect to see giraffes, zebras, antelope, buffalo, and potentially elephants near the trail. Due to the high possibility of spotting wildlife, an armed ranger, hired through the National Park, is required to hike with our team for the duration of the hike. As you continue hiking, you will pass the Ngarenanyuki River and a beautiful waterfall at the base of Mt. Meru. Upon arriving to Miriakamba Hut (2500m), your chef will prepare a hot dinner and washing water for you. Enjoy the beautiful sunset and overnight.

MIRIAKAMBA HUT TO SADDLE HUT

Distance 8km

Hiking time (3-4hours)

After breakfast, you will start ascending up the steep trail along the ridge of the saddle. You may see various wildlife along the way! The trail has views of Mt. Meru Crater and the Ash Tray. When you arrive at camp, you have the option of hiking Little Mt. Meru (3820m) with your guide to further acclimate. You will be served an early dinner, so you can receive ample rest before your midnight summit attempt.

Saddle Hut - Summit - Miriakamba Hut

Duration:  10-12 hours of hiking

Your guide will wake you at 00:30 for tea and biscuits. You will then begin your summit attempt at 1:30am. The trail starts off on a steep grade to Rhino Point (3800m) to Cobra Point (4350m). The last hour of the hike you will scamble on a rocky ridge between the crater and inner cliffs of Meru. You will reach the summit of Meru (4565m) at sunrise with spectacular views of Mt. Meru Ash Tray and Mt. Kilimanjaro. Enjoy your views then descend to Saddle Hut for a short break. You will then continue descending to Miriakamba Hut (2500m) for dinner and overnight.

Miriakamba Hut - Momella Gate

Duration 10km

Day four is the final day of trekking. By now you will be exhausted and probably only thinking about a hot shower. The trek is a pleasant one through the lower rain- forested slopes and down to Momella Gate. Although you cover 10km the trek only takes 3hours. Assuming you successfully reach Socialist Peak at 4,566m you will be presented with official certificates.

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