4 DAYS MOUNT MERU TREKKING

4 days Mount Meru trekking

During this adventure, you will begin to Momella Gate (where you will start climbing with the help of an armed ranger, guide and porters where you will come across elephants, zebras, giraffes and monkeys), than continue to Mariakamba Hut (where you will have a clear view of the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone) and finish to Meriakamba (where you will possibly see the Kilimanjaro peak).

 

1ST DAY: ARUSHA - MOMELLA GATE - MARIAKAMBA HUT

What to do:

  • Pick up from the Hotel and drive to Momela gate. After a short registration at the gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us. You will come across wild animals including elephants, zebras, giraffes, monkeys and antelopes.
    Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.

    Highlights:

    • Meal plan: breakfast dinner and lunch.
    • Elevation (m): 1,387m to 1,500m.
    • Elevation (ft): 4,921ft to 3,000ft.
    • Distance: 10km.
    • Hiking Time: 4-6 hours.
    • Habitat: montane forest.

2ND DAY: MARIAKAMBA HUT - SADDLE HUT

What to do:

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.

Highlights:

  • Meal plan: breakfast, dinner and lunch.
  • Elevation (m): 2,514m to 3,570m.
  • Elevation (ft): 8,250ft to 11,712ft.
  • Distance: 8km.
  • Hiking Time: 3-5 hours.
  • Habitat: forest and moorland.

3RD DAY: MERIAKAMBA - SUMMIT - MERIAKAMBA

What to do:

We start early at around 1:30am. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800m.) and on to Cobra Point (4,350m). We reach the summit (4,566m) 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 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 Meriakamba Hut.

Highlights:

  • Meal plan: breakfast, dinner and lunch.
  • Elevation (m): 3,570m to 4,565m to 2,514m.
  • Elevation (ft): 14,977ft to 11,712ft to 8,250ft.
  • Distance: 5km up and 13km down.
  • Hiking Time: 10-12 hours.
  • Habitat: alpine desert moorland and montane forest.
 

4TH DAY: MERIAKAMBA HUT - MOMELLA GATE - ARUSHA

What to do:

We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with a possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning. You will be transferred from Momella Gate to Arusha Tulia lodge.

Highlights:

  • Meal plan: bed and breakfast.
  • Elevation (m): 2,514m to 1,500m to 1,387m.
  • Elevation (ft): 4,921ft to 8,250ft to 4,921ft.
  • Distance: 10km.
  • Hiking time: 2-4 hours.
  • Habitat: montane forest.

Inclusive:

Transfers to/from trekking, qualified guides with mountain crew, entry fees, rescue fees, guides, porters, cook, waiter salaries, all meals on the mountain (breakfast, lunch and dinner), guides, porters, waiter, cook accommodation and entry fees on the mountain and armed Ranger Fee.

Exclusives:

Airport transfers, guides, porters, cook and waiters tips, accommodation in Arusha, gear for your climb, items of personal nature, visas and emergency oxygen.

For further information call Joseph: +255 754 037765

 
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