3 Days Mount Meru Climbing

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Price Includes

  • Guarantee price/guarantee Safari on confirmation
  • Airport Pick up and drop off
  • Full board Canvas Tent Accommodation while on Safari
  • Meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner on Safari (Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire)
  • Guides who is a Porter on a mountain hiking
  • Services of English speaking skilled and experienced driver/guide
  • All park entrance fees including government taxes
  • Extensive Game Drives in the National Parks
  • Crater tour services
  • Rain Coat on a mountain hikings
  • Umbrella
  • 3 meals per day while on safari- vegetarian & non vegetarian
  • Travel/flying doctors rescue services.
  • Drinking water 1.5 Ltr per person per day
  • Safari transport by 4 x 4 Land Cruiser (6 seat) with a roof hatch that ‘pops up’ to enable easy viewing and photography.

Price Excludes

  • Pick up/ex Kilimanjaro Airport before and after the trips
  • Personal & baggage insurance
  • Balloon Safari
  • laundry services
  • Optional travel insurance
  • Health requirements (you are entering a Malaria area)
  • Medical and trip cancellation insurance
  • Excess baggage or shipping charges
  • Tips or Gratitude
  • Personal Toiletries and items of a personal nature
  • Beverages/Drinks
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Optional activities/excursions
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary
Itinerary

Day 1Meriakamba Hut (Full board)

We drive from Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe, monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.

Elevation (m): (1,387 m to (1,500 m)
Elevation (ft): 4,921 ft) to 3,000 ft )
Distance: 10 km
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitat: Montane Forest.

Day 2Day 02: Saddle Hut (Full board)

The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will take us 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 (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset.

Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut
Elevation (m): 2,514 m to 3,570 m
Elevation (ft): 8,250 ft to 11,712 ft
Distance: 8 km
Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
Habitat: Forest and Moorland.

Day 3Summit Day (Half Board)

We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridgeline between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater. We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Momella gate. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to your hotel in Arusha

Elevation (m): 3,570 m to 4,565m to 2,514m
Elevation (ft): 14,977ft to 11,712 ft to 8,250ft
Distance: 5 km up 13 km down
Hiking Time: 12 – 14 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest.

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