MOUNT MERU CLIMBING adventure 3 DAYS
Mount Meru climbing is a mountain trek for purpose of sports, tours and acclimatization before attempting Kilimanjaro hike. Meru trekking is an adventure with close view with wildlife like birds, graffes, buffaloes and more.
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and nearest volcanic mountain is Meru. Mount Kilimanjaro climbing need acclimatization either by adding extra day in the mountain or starting by trekking Mount meru.
Day 1: Arusha – Momella gate – Miriakamba Hut
Drive1 Hr, Hike Distance 10 km, 4 – 5 hrs, 1000m ascent, Altitude: 2516m
Drive to the Arusha National Park gate at Momella. For the first section of the climb through the lush forest, crossing the Ngare Nanyuki River to reach Miriakamba Hut at 8337ft/2541m for overnight stay. Dinner and overnight Mariakamba Hut
Day 2: Mariakamba Hut to Saddle Hut
Hike Distance 4km, 2 – 3 hrs, 1050m ascent, Altitude: 3566m
continue to ascend steeply through the pleasant forest glades and giant heather to reach Saddle Hut at 11,713ft/3570m.
From here it is possible to take a side trek to reach the summit of Little Meru 12,450ft/3794m and return to Saddle Hut in about 2 hours. Dinner and overnight Saddle Hut,
Day 3: Saddle Hut to Meru Summit to Momella Gate
Hike distance 5km ascent + 19km descent, 4 – 5 hrs ascent + 6-8 hours descent, 1000m ascent, Altitude: 4566m
An early start to reach Rhino Point and then on to the summit at 14,981ft/4566m to see the sunrise behind Mount Kilimanjaro, before descending back to Momella Gate to be met and transferred back to your hotel.
PRICE IS 680 US $ PER PERSON (IF 2 PEOPLE OR MORE).
Price is 780 US $ if you are alone.
Price above include services below
– Transport to the mountain gate – Meru
– English speaking interactive and enthusiastic Tanzanian guides and crew
– Food and services for clients on the mountain; Good quality food with
– 3 man tents for 2 people sharing. Good quality mountain tents
-Trained mountain trekking guides (1 guide to 2 clients)
-All relevant Park fees & rescue fees
– All accommodation as described in the itinerary
– Transfers as described in the itinerary
-Drinks on the hike (potable water, tea, coffee & hot chocolate)
Excludes: Services paid by yourself
-Items of a personal nature like climbing gears
-Airport transfers on arrival
-Hotel in Arusha