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3 Days Mount Meru Climbing

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Get ready for a thrilling adventure as we embark on a 3-day expedition to conquer Mount Meru, Tanzania’s second-highest peak and a dormant volcano nestled within the stunning landscapes of Arusha National Park. This introductory overview marks the beginning of an unforgettable journey to the summit, where breathtaking vistas of Mount Kilimanjaro, lush forests, and diverse wildlife await. With our experienced guides and well-planned itinerary, you can expect a safe and rewarding ascent, making this trek an ideal opportunity to experience East Africa’s natural beauty and test your climbing prowess. Join us as we set out on this exhilarating 3-day Mount Meru climbing adventure.

Itinerary

Day 1Moshi to Momella gate – Miriakamba Hut (2500m)

Duration: 5-7 hours of hiking After an early morning breakfast in Moshi (900m), you will be picked up from your hotel and brought to the Momella Gate in Arusha National Park. At this time, the porters will organize and pack the belongings for the hike while you and your guide register with the Tanzania National Park (TANAPA). You will then begin your ascent in Arusha National Park. The first day of hiking is similar to a walking safari; you should expect to see giraffes, zebras, antelope, buffalo, and potentially elephants near the trail. Due to the high possibility of spotting wildlife, an armed ranger, hired through the National Park, is required to hike with our team for the duration of the hike. As you continue hiking, you will pass the Ngarenanyuki River and a beautiful waterfall at the base of Mt. Meru. Upon arriving to Miriakamba Hut (2500m), your chef will prepare a hot dinner and washing water for you. Enjoy the beautiful sunset and overnight. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 2Miriakamba Hut (2500m) – Saddle Hut (3500m)

Duration: 3-5 hours of hiking After breakfast, you will start ascending up the steep trail along the ridge of the saddle. You may see various wildlife along the way! The trail has views of Mt. Meru Crater and the Ash Tray. When you arrive at camp, you have the option of hiking Little Mt. Meru (3820m) with your guide to further acclimate. You will be served an early dinner, so you can receive ample rest before your midnight summit attempt. Get to sleep by 1900! Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 3Saddle Hut (3500m) – Summit Attempt (4566m) – Moshi

Duration: 12-14 hours of hiking Your guide will wake you at 00:30 for tea and biscuits. You will then begin your summit attempt at 1:30am. The trail starts off on a steep grade to Rhino Point (3800m) to Cobra Point (4350m). The last hour of the hike you will scamble on a rocky ridge between the crater and inner cliffs of Meru. You will reach the summit of Meru (4565m) at sunrise with spectacular views of Mt. Meru Ash Tray and Mt. Kilimanjaro. Enjoy your views then descend to Momella Gate and return to town Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Included