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4/5 Days Mount Meru trekking

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Mount Meru is an often overlooked, but spectacular volcano at 4.566 m located in the center of Arusha National Park. Allowing for a solitary, peaceful trek. Accommodations are in wooden huts.

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Day 1: Arrive In Tanzania You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Arusha town; you will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. The missing gear can be rented on this day. ● Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included Day 2: 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 Moshi Town 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 3: 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 Pit. 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 4: Saddle Huts to Summit – Summit to Miriakamba Huts Saddle Huts to Summit Elevation: 11,712 ft to 14,977 ft Distance: 5 km Hiking Time: 4-6 hours Habitat: Alpine Desert Summit to Miriakamba Huts Elevation: 14,977 ft to 8,250 ft Distance: 13 km Hiking Time: 4-6 hours Habitat: Heath 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 Miriakamba Huts. Day 5: Miriakamba Huts to Momella Gate After breakfast you will begin your final descent to Momella gate. You will be using the southern route to descend. During your descent you will pass through the montane forest where you will pass the amazing Fig Tree Arch. Upon arrival at the Momella gate, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. Distance covered: 14km / 8.5mi Approx. time taken: 4 – 5 hours Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Day 6: Depart Tanzania The day is left free to wind down after the trek before your flight home. Depending on flight times you could go and explore Moshi town and grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport. *Safari, Zanzibar and other add-ons are available if you wish to continue exploring Tanzania. ● Meals: Breakfast Included Please note: This trek can be considered 4 days trek if you were not picked from the airport. you might have been in Arusha. This trek can be considered 5 days trek


Transportation to & from the Meru gate Park entry fees, Accommodation in wooden cabins on the mountain Camping fees Team Meru Rescue fees 18% VAT on tour fees & services Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters 3 hot meals daily while on the mountain Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek Hot water for washing Fair wages for the mountain crew Government taxes Pulse Oximeter Emergency first-aid kit

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