Mount Meru 4 Days Trekking Tour

Description for Mount Meru 4 Days Trekking Tour

Mount Meru 4 days, Tanzania’s second tallest peak, stands at 4,566 meters. It’s in Arusha National Park, and it has some of Tanzania’s most beautiful landscape and animal variety of any mountain. Due to its steepness, Mt. Meru is a difficult climb, but it is an excellent method to acclimate before tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Because of the profusion of animals on the lower slopes, climbers are escorted by an armed ranger. Mt. Meru also has significant historical importance, with some supposing that it was the last resting site of Noah’s Ark when the biblical deluge subsided.

Mt. Meru 4 days is a fantastic trekking choice for people who want to take on a climbing challenge and experience what it’s like to be out in the wilderness but aren’t quite ready to face Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Mount Meru 4 Days Trekking Tour

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 0: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA


You will be met at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and taken to your accommodation in Moshi town. You’ll meet your guide, who will give you an overview of your forthcoming trip and do an equipment check to ensure you have all of the required mountain gear. On this day, you may hire the missing equipment.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are all Included

 

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

At 0800 hours, you will leave the hotel and go to the Momella gate, which is the start of the walk. It takes around an hour and a half to get to the gate. Following registration, you will begin your journey with the assistance of an armed ranger.

Stunning vistas of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Momella lakes may be seen along the way. Cape buffaloes, giraffes, warthogs, and bushbucks are just a few of the species you’ll see. You will spend the night in Miriakamba Hut after finishing your trip.

  • Distance traveled: 6km
  • Time spent: 5hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are all  Included


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

Today’s hike will take you along the saddle’s ridge, which is a difficult route. Along the journey, spectacular views of the Meru crater, the ash cone, and Little Meru may be viewed. Keep a look out for animals and beautiful wildflowers while hiking through the woodland.

Buffaloes and the black and white Colobus monkey are common animals. You’ll spend the night in Saddle hut after finishing your hike. Following a brief break at the camp, you will embark on an hour-long acclimatization hike to Little Meru (3810m) before returning to Saddle hut.

  • Distance traveled: 6.5km 
  • Time spent: 4hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are all Included

 

DAY 3: SADDLE HUT (3500M) TO SOCIALIST PEAK (4562M) TO MIRIAKAMBA HUT (2500M)

You’ll get up just after midnight for a quick breakfast before beginning your last climb to Socialist Peak at the summit of Mount Meru. The route to the top is difficult, with gravel and rocky slopes to climb through.

You will get magnificent views of the Meru crater and ash cone from the top. Klipspringers and mountain reedbucks may sometimes be spotted crossing the rocky terrain. You will descend to Miriakamba Hut after summiting, where you will spend the night.

  • Distance traveled:19km 
  • Time spent: 12hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are all Included

 

DAY 4: MIRIAKAMBA HUT (2500M) TO MOMELLA GATE (1500M)


You’ll start your last descent to Momella gate after breakfast. To descend, you’ll use the southern path. During your descent, you’ll travel through a montane forest and see the incredible Fig Tree Arch. You will be picked up and transported to your accommodation in Moshi town after you arrive at the Momella gate.

  • Distance traveled: 14km 
  • Time spent: 5hrs
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are all Included

 

DAY 5: DEPART TANZANIA


After the hike, you’ll have the rest of the day free to relax before your trip home. Depending on flight schedules, you may want to go sightseeing around Moshi and pick up some souvenirs before going to the airport.


  • Breakfast is included in the price.

Prices For Mount Meru 4 Days Trekking Tour

Route name1 Person2-4 People5-7 People8-10 People11 & Above
Mount Meru 4 Days Trekking Tour$ 2,000/Person$ 1,300/Person$ 1,200/Person$ 1,100/Person$ 1,000/Person

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