Mount Meru: 3 Days Climbing

Mount Meru: 3 Days Climbing

$1,095 (Per Adult)

$219 (Per Adult) / Day

(Includes)

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Accomodation
  • Sightseeing

Duration5 day(s)

LocationTanzania

Start PointKilimanjaro

End PointKilimanjaro

AvailabilityJun 03 , 2020 to Jun 11 , 2024

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Summary

Mount Meru trekking is a real adventure. The slopes of this dormant (yet active - the last eruption was in 1910) volcano offer fascinating panoramic vistas and bustling wildlife around it. Mount Meru features incredibly captivating scenic vistas. The trek to Socialist Peak (4566 m/14,980 f), traverses several climatic zones, offering diverse landscapes and unparalleled scenes for wildlife photography. The views from the summit area of Mt Meru are truly rewarding - valleys, forests and meadows, all buried in lush verdure, and magnetizing view of the Kilimanjaro peak looming on a horizon will surprise even the most seasoned travelers. Join our expert mountaineering guide on a 3 day climb of this remarkable dormant volcano.

Activities

  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Landscape photography

Places

  • Mount Meru, Tanzania

Physical Condition

  • Sportive

Connectivity

  • Only Wifi

Day-by-day Description

Day 1Arrival to Tanzania

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), where we will meet you and transfer to the hotel (see the description below). It provides all the essentials for a comfortable stay, such as cozy rooms, Internet access, hot water, a swimming pool, and helpful staff. In the evening, an orientation session with our tour coordinators will ensure that you are ready to begin the spectacular Meru climb.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Day 2From Momella Gate to Miriakamba Huts

Activities Included

Camping Hiking

In the morning you will go to Arusha National Park, and then straight to the trailhead. The ride takes approximately 2.5-3 hours. You will experience multiple encounters with giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes and others. At Momella Gate the guides will arrange the entry permit formalities, and you will start trekking to Miriakamba Huts. Wild animals (warthogs, zebras, monkeys, antelopes and, sometimes, elephants) are likely to be seen on the way. Hot lunch will be served upon arrival to Miriakamba Huts. There you may rest or explore the surroundings. Elevation gain: 1,387 m/4,921 f (Momella Gate) - 2,514 m/8,250 f (Miriakamba Huts) Hiking distance: 10 km Hiking time: 5-6 hours Environment: Grassland and Rainforest

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Mount Meru, Tanzania

Day 3From Miriakamba Huts to Saddle Huts

Activities Included

Camping Hiking

After breakfast, the group will start trekking to Saddle Hut Camp. The rainforest zone will end soon, giving place to heath and moorland with large trees. The trail will open amazing panoramic vistas. Upon reaching the Saddle Hut Camp, those who are willing and energetic enough may reach the Little Meru Peak, further boosting your acclimatization transition. Our team will serve a hot lunch and dinner in the camp. Elevation gain: 2,514 m/8,250 f (Miriakamba Hut) - 3,570 m 11,712 ft (Saddle Hut) Hiking distance: 8 km Hiking time: 4-5 hours Environment: Moorland and Heath

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Mount Meru, Tanzania

Day 4Socialist Peak

Activities Included

Camping Hiking

Midnight wake-up and the group starts trekking to the Socialist Peak. The hikers should be prepared for a tough and strenuous hike - the legs to Rhino Point and Cobra points are especially precipitous. Be careful! The group will reach Socialist Peak (4,565 m/14,977 m) by sunrise, where you’ll have true visual euphoria - thrilling panoramic sceneries around and mesmerizing sunrise. After the summit time, the group will descend to Miriakamba Hut for a hot lunch, and then to Momella Gate where our car will pick your party and transfer to the hotel. Elevation gain: 3,570 m 11,712 ft (Saddle Hut) - 4,565 m/14,977 m (Socialist Peak) - 1,387 m/4,921 f (Momella Gate) Hiking distance: 6 km to Socialist Peak and then 13 km to Momella Gate Hiking time: 12-14 hours Environment: Heath, Alpine, Rainforest

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

Location

Mount Meru, Tanzania

Day 5Departure

Activities Included

Hiking

Rest in the hotel and transfer to the airport. Note: Hotel check-out is at 11:00 AM. In case you need a late check-out because of an evening flight, there is the option to extend your hotel stay for an extra fee.

Other Benefits (On Arrival)

  • Transfer

Location

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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$1,095 Duration: 5 day(s)

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Destination

Tanzania