Mount Meru

Mount Meru, Tanzania, Africa, 5 Day / 4 nights, wonderful trek and climbing experience in a unique and spectacular environment.

Description

Duration: 5 Days and 4 Nights
Price: Please Contact us about the price of this Itinerary


Day 1: Le Jacaranda Hotel

Arrive Arusha town by Shuttle bus from Nairobi or Kilimanjaro international airport in time for lunch, your guide will do pre-climb briefing on the trek. Dinner and overnight stay at a reserved hotel.

Day 2: Miriakamba Hut

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 taking 4 to 5 hours. Over night Miriakamba Hut

Day 3: Saddle Hut

Continue to ascend steeply through the pleasant forest glades and giant heather to reach Saddle Hut at 11,713ft / 3570m. Taking 2 to 3 hours. 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, for overnight Saddle Hut

Day 4: Meru peakĀ  14981ft – Arusha:

An early start to reach Rhino Point and then on to the summit at 14,981ft / 4566m to see the sun rise behind Mount Kilimanjaro, before descending to Momella Gate to be met and transferred back to your Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Depart

Breakfast at your hotel. Connect on the Shuttle bus to Nairobi arriving by 1830 HRS.

Details: Mountain Meru is the second highest mountain in Tanzania, at 14979ft/4566m. And is over shadowed by Kilimanjaro, its famous neighbor. Not only is it a rewarding and picturesque trek in its own right, but also a very good acclimatization for a Kilimanjaro trek. A trek involves hiking through the forest and grassland on the mountain’s lower slopes, followed by a dramatic and exhilarating ridge-walk to the summit.

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