3 Days Mount Meru

3 Day Mount Meru Trekking is the best for acclimatization prior to Mount Kilimanjaro climbing; The Mountain is the third highest peak in Africa and is the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,568m.

The mountain is located within Arusha National Park, Tanzania’s gem. This prime location gives trekkers the chance to spot some of the wildlife that inhabits the area.

Arrive at the Kilimanjaro International or similar Airport, pick up and transferred to the Mc- Elly’s Hotel in Arusha for overnight bed and breakfast.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Meru
    What's excluded :
    • bevarages

  • Day 1: Arusha town to Mount meru

    Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park 00255 Tanzania
    Day 1: Miriakamba Hut (Full board)

    We drive from Arusha to Momella 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

    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: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Rest house

    Day 2: Day 2: Saddle Hut (Full board)

    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: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Rest House

    Day 3: Day 3: Summit Day (Half Board)

    Pass By: 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.

    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.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Arusha, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from Airport, Bus terminals, Tanzanian border ( Namanga & Holili)Airports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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.


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Organised by Nyika Discovery

Activity ID: V-109030P10

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