4 Days Mount Meru Climb
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4 Days Mount Meru Climb

Embark on a thrilling 4-day Mount Meru climb and experience Tanzania's second-highest peak in all its glory. Traverse lush rainforests, rocky terrain, and steep ascents while encountering diverse wildlife. Revel in panoramic vistas, challenge yourself, immerse in nature, and create lasting memories.

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 leave early in the morning from your accommodation and drive to the Momella Gate in Arusha National Park. After clearing your permits and meeting up with the crew you’ll set off on your climb. You’ll traverse the Ngare Nanyunkie River and continue the climb through the montane forest. Expect sightings of several primates and birds here. The overnight stay will be at Miriakamba Hut.

Elevation:1,387 m to 2,514 m
Hiking Time:5-6 hours
Habitat:Grasslands and Rainforest

Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut

After breakfast, you’ll continue the climb to Saddle Hut. The rainforest zone will give way to the heath and moorland zone with large trees. The trail offers some of the most panoramic views. Upon reaching the Saddle Hut, you can climb the Little Meru Peak, which will further boost your acclimatization.

Elevation:2,514 m to 3,570 m
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat:Moorland and Heath

day 3
Saddle Hut to Meru Peak to Miriakamba Hut

After the midnight wake-up call, you’ll start hiking to Meru Peak. You should be well prepared for a tough and challenging climb, especially through Rhino Point and Cobra Point. You’ll reach Meru Peak by sunrise where you’ll be welcomed by a visual delight – thrilling panoramic sceneries and an incredible sunrise. After the summit time, you’ll descend to Miriakamba Hut for a hot lunch, dinner and an overnight stay.

Elevation:3,570 m to 4,565 m; 4,565 m to 2,514 m
Hiking Time: 8-12 hours
Habitat:Alpine, Heath, and Moorland

Miriakamba Hut to Momella Gate

After the morning breakfast, you’ll hike down to the Momella Gate.

Elevation:2,514 m to 1,387 m
Distance:7 km
Hiking Time: 6-8 hours / 4-5 hours
Habitat:Alpine Heath

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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