Mount Meru climbing 4days 3nights

Mount Meru is one of the major attractions of Arusha National Park. The full ascent requires at least three days. The route takes climbers through a series of natural environments with a variety of flora and fauna and interesting mixture of nature and culture.
It is recommended that you allow four days on the mountain for the full ascent in order to obtain acclimatization and avoid altitude sickness while  enjoying  the sunrise on both the summit and Rhino Point. During trekking you will overnight in huts/bandas. Sleeping bag & sleeping mat it’s recommended

Day 1- Arusha-Momela Gate to Miriakamba Hut (2514m).
This tour star from Arusha- trek follows the trails, often well-used game routes, through the forest towards the crater floor, and then climbs steeply up to Miriakamba Hut. Buffalo may be seen just after Momela gate on the wide, open plain. Further on there is an impressive Fig Tree Arch, streams and waterfalls. Overnight at Miriakamba Hut.

Day 2- Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut (3570m)
Trek continues up to Elephant Ridge where lunch is taken and there are spectacular views down into the crater and up to the main cliffs below the summit. From Saddle Hut the peak of Little Meru can reached in approximately an hour and offers impressive and imposing views of the summit and the sheer cliffs of the crater’s inner walls. It also recommended for acclimatization. Overnight at Saddle Hut. (4days will allow you to walk up to little meru this will maximize the chance to reach on the summit.)

Day 3- Saddle Hut to the peak (4566m) to Miriakamba.
Depart Saddle Hut around midnight to reach the summit for sunrise over Kilimanjaro. This exhilarating trek follows the narrow ridge between the sloping outer wall of the crater and the sheer cliffs of the inner wall.  Take photos on the summit and descend to Saddle hut collect your belongings and proceed to descending.

After taking photos on the summit descend to Saddle hut collect your belongings and continue to Miriakamba Hut for overnight.

 

Day 4- Miriakamba hut to Momela gate

After breakfast descend from Miriakamba Hut to Momela Gate for lunch or  onwards to the hotel in Arusha for shower and hot lunch. Depend with your schedule we may transfer you to the airport or snde a night Arusha and proceed with SAFARIS

 

Note: trekking to mount meru it well recommended for those who want to be successful on climb Kilimanjaro.

This mean climbing  mount meru it an acclimatization for Kilimanjaro trekking, you can combine this tour with Adventures camping safari/Lodge for 4 days to Tarangire Np, Serengeti Np and Ngorongoro Crater,  or walking safari for 6days going to Lake Natron or Eyasi to learn different culture and life style of Hanzabe who speak click language, note that being at Lake Eyasi it’s like you are taking the time back to those days of Stone Age.

 

Items Include:

Transfer to/ from JRO on arrival and departure date.

Transfer from/to the base of the mountain.

Machame Route trek as itinerary depicts

Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.

3 Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner

Two night at the hotel before and after trekking

Accommodation in hut/wood designated house on the mountain

All park entrance fees including government taxes.

Service of a professional English speaking mountain guide.

Porters and skilled cook

Treated water and boiled water on the trek

Two night at hotel in Arusha/Moshi town

Items excluded:

Tips, laundry,

Sleeping bags,

Drinks and climbing gears,

International & local flights and taxes,

Visas to Tanzania,

Items of a personal nature and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.

Mount Meru climbing 4days 3nights
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Highlights: Mt. Meru trekking
Tour Code: BET004– MERU ROUTE
Key Information:
Tour Duration:
4 days Meru
Group Size:
1 PERSON and above
Destination: 
Arusha National Park – Tanzania
Specialty Categories:
Trekking
Season: throughout  the year except April due heavy rain

 

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