3 days hiking adventure on Mount Meru

This is a low budget hiking adventure, it is a great alternative to the kilimanjaro hike which is 70 kilometres west & the highest Mountain in Africa. this tour is easier & takes a shorter time. also taking you through the arusha national park so you can see wild animals on the way

per adult from

$1,261

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • water
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Meru
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Arusha to mariakamba hut

      Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park 00255 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. Dinner and overnight night at Mariakamba Hut.

      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.
      Duration: 16 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: overnight at Meriakamba hut

      Day 2: mariakamba hut to saddle hut

      Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park 00255 Tanzania
      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

      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.
      Duration: 1 day

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: overnight at saddle hut

      Day 3: summit day

      Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park 00255 Tanzania
      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) for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridgeline 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 Momella gate. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to your hotel in Arusha/Moshi.

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

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

      Distance: 5 km up 13 km down

      Hiking Time: 12 – 14 hours

      Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest
      Duration: 16 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      other hotels, inns, rentals & airports
      Departure Time :
      8:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by safari soles tours

    Activity ID: V-129998P21

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