4 Days Mount Meru Trekking

Daily Tour 4 Days 3 Nights
Mt Meru, Tanzania

We drive from Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route.

Day 1

Meriakamba Hut (Full board)

Elevation(m): (1,387 m to (1,500 m)

Elevation(ft): 4,921 ft) to 3,000 ft )

Distance: 10 km

Hiking Time:4-6 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest

We drive from Ilboru Safari Lodge in Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route.

Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.

Day 2

Saddle Hut (Full board)

Elevation(m): 2,514 m to 3,570 m

Elevation(ft): 8,250 ft to 11,712 ft

Distance: 8 km

Hiking Time:3-5 hours

Habitat: Forest and Moorland.

The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone.

After hot lunch at Saddle Hut we can make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset.

Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut

 

Day 3

Summit Day (Full board)

Elevation(m): 3,570 m to 4,565m to 2,514m

Elevation(ft): 14,977ft to 11,712 ft to 8,250ft

5 km up 13 km down

Hiking Time:10 – 12 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest.

We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) on time for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridge line between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater.

We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Meriakamba Hut.

 

Day 4

Meriakamba Hut to Momella Gate to Arusha (Full board)

Elevation(m): 2,514 m to 1,500 m to 1,387 m

Elevation(ft): 4,921 ft to 8,250 ft to 4,921ft

Distance: 10 km

Hiking Time:2-4 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest

We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning.

The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to Arusha. End of Service!!

 

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