3 Days Mount Meru Climbing

Prices: 3 Days of Climbing & 1 Night Accommodation On Arrival.

      • Classic Price: USD. 941  per Person.
      • Premium Price: USD. 1,191  per Person.

3 Days Mount Meru Climbing

Mount Meru Is Located In Tanzania And Is The Fifth Highest Mountain In Africa. It Is A Great Mountain To Climb And Offers Spectacular Scenery, Including Views Of Mount Kilimanjaro. The Mountain Is Unspoilt And Less Congested As Compared To It’s Mount Kilimanjaro And Mount Kenya Counterparts

Mount Meru Is An Often Overlooked, But Spectacular Volcano Located In The Center Of Arusha National Park. At 14,980 Feet High, Meru Serves As A Great Warm Up To Mount Kilimanjaro Or A Complete Standalone Hike In It Of Itself. The Crowds That Can Plague Kilimanjaro Are Non-Existent Here, Allowing For A Solitary, Peaceful Trek. Accommodations Are In Wood Huts.

3 Days Mount Meru Climbing Itinerary:

Day 0: Arrival Tanzania.

Pick up from Kilimanjaro International airport and transferred to Arusha for your overnight stay.

  • Overnight: Arusha.
  • Meal Plan: HalfBoard.

Day 1: Momella Gate to Miriakamba Huts

  • Elevation: 4,921 ft to 8,250 ft
  • Distance: 10 km
  • Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
  • Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Arusha for Momella Gate in Arusha National Park for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins in open grassland with an armed ranger as the possibility of seeing wildlife – giraffe, zebras, antelope, elephant and buffalo – is high. We climb steadily through the rain forest until the reach Miriakamba Huts, situated in a grassy glade.

Day 2: Miriakamba Huts to Saddle Huts

  • Elevation: 8,250 ft to 11,712 ft
  • Distance: 8 km
  • Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
  • Habitat: Heath

We continue climbing through the rain forest until we enter the heath zone accompanied by giant heather and other moorland vegetation. Along the ridge of the saddle, we have views of Mount Meru Crater and the Ash Tray. After arriving at Saddle Huts, there is an option to hike to the top of Little Mount Meru for superb views and to further aid acclimatization.

Day 3: Saddle Huts to Summit

  • Elevation: 11,712 ft to 14,977 ft
  • Distance: 5 km
  • Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert

Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our climb to the summit. The trail is steep to Rhino Point and then Cobra Point. The path continues along the ridge of ash and rock to the summit – Socialist Peak. Here we enjoy magnificent views of Kilimanjaro and the sunrise before returning to saddle Huts.

Saddle Huts to Momella Gate

  • Elevation: 14,977 ft to 4,921 ft
  • Distance: 14 km
  • Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
  • Habitat: Heath

After having small rest at saddle huts we will proceed, we descend quickly through the tropical rainforest to Momella Gate. At the base of the mountain, our vehicle will meet us and drive us back to the hotel or Arusha airport.

Important information's to know

  • Children under 10 years are not Allowed to Summit Mount Meru.
  • Children are paid 50% of Adults rate – Children are considered from 5 to 15 years.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with paying adults.
  • Children under 6-years must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • A small amount of walking May involved, carry with you hiking shoes.
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • A Yellow fever vaccination is mandatory when enters Tanzania.
  • Visas are available on arrival. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler.
  • A deposit of 20% is required to confirm the booking; this amount is for booking accommodations and domestic flights if applicable. (Refundable up to 7-days before Departure date)

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What included on Prices

  • Mount Meru trekking according to the itinerary
  • Professional, English-speaking Wilderness First Responder & CPR certified Guide.
  • Proper Ration of Mountain crew (Cook & Porters)
  • Pre accommodations (1 night Bed and Breakfast)
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Meals according to the itinerary.
  • Drinking water and Full Board meals.
  • All National Park & Hut Fees, Crew Permits and VAT.
  • Rescue Fees and Emergency Evacuation Coverage with AMREF.
  • Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wages.
  • Gate Transfers.
  • Complimentary Oxygen Cylinder.

What is Excluded on Prices (Available on request)

  • Visa fees.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Gamow Bag.
  • Compulsory tips for crew/day from group (average tip is anything from USD $20/guide | USD $15/assistance guide | USD $10/Chef | USD $5/@porter.)
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Energy food & beverages, alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Personal hire gear such as trekking poles, sleeping bags, etc.

About Classic Price Package

Our classic adventures are what the majority of climbers are looking for. The combination of great comfort and high safety standards makes our classic Kilimanjaro hikes enjoyable and memorable. This is the most popular option among our clients.

This climbing package includes everything that a climber may need for the hike – our experienced mountain crews, high-quality group equipment, nutritionist-designed meals. Our safety protocols, though, are the same for all our hiking adventures – only the guides with Wilderness First Responder certification are assigned to lead a party. Other safety measures include a supply of oxygen cylinders, complete medical kits and compulsory medical check-ups (two per day).

The progress of each trekking party is tracked with GPS device. You may share the link with your family and friends, who will be able to monitor your progress in a real-time mode.

On Arrival you will stay in a good hotel with caring staff, hot water, reliable Wi-Fi, restaurant and swimming poo

About Premium Price Package

Our premium Kilimanjaro adventures include extra features such as spacious walk-in tents, advanced meal plan on the hike, portable toilet, camping cots, satellite phone to stay in touch with your family and friends and some other upgrades on Kilimanjaro. It is the highest quality service a luxury-focused climber can get here!

Safety protocols for the premium adventures include mandatory Wilderness First Responder Certification of all our guides, oxygen cylinders, medical kits and compulsory medical check-ups (two per day).

Before and after your trip you will be staying in a 5* hotel in Arusha (breakfast and dinner included).

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