4 Days Mount Meru Climbing

4 DAYs Mount Meru Climbing      

Overview    

A 4 days Mount Meru climb offers an exhilarating adventure through varied landscapes, from lush forests teeming with wildlife to rugged alpine terrain. Trekkers will experience the dramatic geology of the mountain, including its impressive cliffs and protected amphitheater-like crater. The journey provides stunning panoramic views, culminating in a breathtaking sunrise at the summit, where climbers are rewarded with an unparalleled view of Kilimanjaro in the distance. Along the way, encounters with the rich biodiversity and local cultures of the Meru and Maasai peoples add depth to this unforgettable trekking experience.

ITINERARY  

Arrive in Tanzania

Pick up at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Moshi town, thereafter our experienced guide will come to brief you about the trek and do an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. Then you will spend overnight in your hotel for dinner and breakfast.

DAY 1 – MOMELLA GATE (1500M) TO MIRIAKAMBA HUT (2500M)

Distance covered: 6 km

Approximate time taken: 4 hours

Habitat: Rainforest

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

After breakfast, you will depart from your hotel to Momella Gate. You will get to see some places of Moshi and Arusha when you are on the way to the park gate. On arrival you will go through registration formalities, afterward, your first day starts accompanied by an armed ranger. On the way, you will encounter animals such as giraffes, warthogs, buffalos, bushbucks, and lots of bird species. Overnight and dinner at Miriakamba Hut (2500m).

DAY 2 – MIRIAKAMBA HUT (2500M) TO SADDLE HUT (3500M)

Distance covered: 6 km

Approximate time taken: 3.5 hours

Habitat: Rainforest

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Around 08:00 am we will start our second-day hike to Saddle Hut. We will pass through the steep path along the ridge of the saddle. You will experience amazing views of the Meru crater, the ash cone, and little Meru can be seen. On the way, you will continue exploring the best wildlife and flowers in the forest. Then after arriving at Saddle Hut you will have hot lunch and rest before acclimatization to little Meru and then back down to the hut for dinner and overnight.

DAY 3 – SADDLE HUT (3500M) TO SUMMIT (4566M) THEN DOWN TO MIRIAKAMBA HUT (2500M)

Distance covered: 18 km

Approximate time taken: 10 hours

Habitat:

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

On the way to the Peak you will wake up around midnight and some tea with popcorn/ porridge will be ready for you. You will start your final ascent to the peak. The trail is steep and you will climb through the gravel and rocky ridges. After reaching the top you will have a good time taking some pictures before the descent to Miriakamba (2500 m) for dinner and overnight.

DAY 4 – MIRIAKAMBA (2500M) TO MOMELLA GATE (1500M)

Your final descent will pass through the tropical rainforest with wildlife species on the way. It will take us 5 hours until we reach the park gate. Afterward, you sign out and collect your certificate. A private vehicle will be ready to take you to your hotel in Moshi for a warm shower and celebration.

DEPART TANZANIA/ OTHER DESTINATION IN TANZANIA.

Later in the evening or the next day you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport to board your home bound flight. Also, Boko Explorers can organize an affordable cultural tour or safaris trip to one of the best wildlife parks in Tanzania such as Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti National Park.

End of The Trip

PRICING.

Prices (quoted in USD/per person)  

4 DAYS CLIMB + 3DAYS IN HOTEL

1 Person

2-4 Persons

 

5-9 Persons

10+ Persons

4 DAYS MOUNT MERU ROUTE

$ 1,165

$920

 

$870

$765

 

Included Services

  • Hotel in Moshi; Bed and Breakfast
  • Private transport to / from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your hotel in Moshi
  • Qualified guides with mountain crew
  • National Park fees
  • 18% VAT on tour fees and services
  • All huts accommodations
  • Huts fees
  • Transport
  • Rescue fees
  • All needs on the mountain (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Guides and porters’ accommodations and their entry fees on the mountain
  • Pulse oximeter
  • First aid kit
  • Emergence oxygen
  • Treated water through the trek
  • Fair wages to guides and porters as approved by Kilimanjaro National Park authority

Excluded Services

  • Flights
  • Visa
  • Tips to mountain crew
  • Private toilet ($120 per group)
  • Laundry services

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