Mount Meru Climb

Climbing Mount MeruClimbing Mount Meru

Arrival: Arrival in Tanzania    

  • Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Pick up by Joica Tours & Safaris
  • Tonight we overnight in a mid range hotel/lodge

Day 1 Arusha - Momela Gate - Mariakamba Hut
After breakfast be driven to the Momela gate of Mt Meru. Start the hiking with a professional park ranger. Along the way you will likely see some animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. After about 5-7 hours reach the hut Mariakamba (2500 m) for rest, dinner and overnight. 

  • 3 meals included.

Day 2 Mariakamba Hut - Saddle Hut
Get breakfast and continue your climb. After about 3-5 hours reach Saddle Hut (3550m) passing through the forest. The walk will take you 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 (3820m) for superb views just before sunset. Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut.

  • 3 meals included.

Day 3 Saddle Hut - Summit - Mariakamba Hut
Wake up at midnight, around 1:30 am to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3800m) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4566m) on time for sunrise. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridge line between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater. Take a short rest at Saddle Hut and continue down to the Mariakamba Hut.

  • 3 meals included.

Day 4 Mariakamba - Momela Gate – Arusha
We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momela Gate in the late morning. From the gate you will be driven back to Arusha town to lodge for your overnight.

  • Lunch and dinner included.
  • Accommodation

 Day 5 Departure Day
After  breakfast Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for those returning home.


Rates

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax +
$1,200 $850 $800 $750 $700 $650

Safari Overview

DURATION

5 Days / 4 Nights

Rates Includes

  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • Airport transfers
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy nutritious food
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Crisis management and safety procedures
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters

Rates Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks (Soda, Alcohol)
  • Tips
  • Vaccination
  • Laundry
  • Other Personal Items

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