3 Days Mount Meru Hike
Mount Meru is a dormant stratification located 70 kilometers west of Mount Kilimanjaro in the country of Tanzania. At a height of 4,562.13 metres, it is visible from Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day and is the fifth-highest mountain in Africa, dependent on definition.
You will be picked up from your hotel and dropped off in your hotel.
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket.
Included3 Days Mount Meru Hike
Day 1. Momella Gate – Miriakamba Hut
After breakfast in the Hotel at Arusha, we drive 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 zebras, giraffe, monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route.
Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.
- Distance: 2500 m
- Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
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 (3820m) for superb views just before sunset.
Dinner and overnight night at Saddle Hut
- Distance: 3500 m
- Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
Day 3. Saddle Hut - summit - Miriakamba Hut to Arusha
We start early at around 1:30 am to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3800m) and on to Cobra Point (4350m) We reach the summit (4566m) 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 way through open grassland and mixed forest, with the possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning.
Have some game drive until evening then drives back to Arusha or Airport.
- Distance: 550 m ascent
- Hiking Time: 6 hours to the summit and then 2-3 hours Miriakamba to Momella Gate
|All activities (Unless labeled as optional)|
|A professional driver/guide|
|All Meals (As specified in the itinerary)|
|Drinks (As specified in the itinerary)|
|Tips form safari driver/guide and chief|
|travel insurance, visa fees|
|All things of personal nature|