3 Days Mount Meru Climb
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3 Days Mount Meru Climb

Over the course of three days, you will trek through lush rainforests, traverse rocky paths, and navigate steep ascents, all while being surrounded by stunning flora and fauna. Along the way, you will encounter diverse wildlife, including monkeys, antelopes, and a myriad of bird species. As you ascend, the scenery transforms, revealing panoramic vistas of the surrounding plains and the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance. The climb culminates in reaching the summit of Mount Meru, where you will be rewarded with a sense of accomplishment and awe-inspiring views.

general information
safari type : Trekking / Climbing
You will visit: Momella Gate, Miriakamba Hut, Saddle Hut, Meru Peak
Getting Around: Walking
Start/End: Arusha
Minimum Age: 18+
Day By Day Itinerary
detailed view
Arrival Day:
Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to Arusha

After you land at the airport, you’ll be picked up by one of our travel associates at Gifted African Adventures. From there, a transfer to the accommodation will be provided. During the evening an orientation session will be held to make sure you’re properly equipped for the climb.

Meals : Dinner
Meals: Drinking Water
Mineral Only

Momella Gate to Miriakamba Hut

You’ll drive to the Momella Gate in Arusha National Park. The first section of the climb will be through the lush forest. Then you’ll cross the Ngare Nanyunkie River and finally arrive at the Miriakamba Hut for an overnight stay.

Elevation:1,500 m to 2,500 m
Hiking Time:4-5 hours
Habitat:Grasslands and Rainforest

Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut

After a hearty breakfast, you’ll start your ascend the steep trail along the ridge of the saddle. Expect some great wildlife sightings along the way. Plus, the trail also offers amazing views of the Ash Cone. After arriving at the camp, you’ll have the option of hiking Little Meru (3,820 m) with a guide to further acclimatize. After dinner, you can rest before your midnight attempt towards the summit.

Elevation:2,500 m to 3,550 m
Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
Habitat:Moorland and Heath

day 3
Saddle Hut to Meru Peak

You’ll embark on an early start to reach Rhino Point and then on to the summit to see a spectacular sunrise behind the neighbouring Kilimanjaro. After that, you’ll make your descent to Momella Gate.

Elevation:3,550 m to 4,562 m; 4,562 m to 1,500 m
Hiking Time: 12-14 hours
Habitat:Alpine, Heath, and Moorland

Departure Day:
Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

You’ll spend an overnight stay at a hotel and later you’ll be transferred to the airport by one of our specialist drivers at Gifted African Adventures.

Meals : Breakfast
Drinking Water :Breakfast
Mineral Only

price included / exclude
  • Transport to and from Arusha National Park
  • All Park Fees
  • Rescue Fees
  • Overnight stay in mountain huts
  • All meals on the Mountain
  • Large portions of nutritious food
  • Clean and purified drinking water
  • Guides, Porters and Cooks
  • Safety Procedures and Crisis Management
  • Fair and Ethical Treatment of the Porters
  • Airport Transfers (included upon request)
  • Accommodation in Arusha (included upon request)
  • Tanzania Visa Fees
  • All Tips
  • Personal Expenses (like laundry, beverages, telephone charges, etc.)
  • Meals that are not covered in the cost inclusions
  • Optional Tours (after your climbing expedition)

Kindly call us at +255 753 900 422 if you require any immediate assistance.


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