Soweto Street, Arusha - Tanzania
                   

3 days Mount Meru climbing tour

3-day Mount Meru climbing tour is an exhilarating adventure that takes you to Mount Meru’s peak at 4,566 meters passing through the stunning landscapes of Tanzania’s Arusha National Park.

Day one begins with a scenic drive to Momela Gate, where you will embark on a challenging trek through lush rainforests filled with diverse flora and fauna. As you ascend, the trail unveils breathtaking sights, including waterfalls and panoramic views of Mount Kilimanjaro.

On the second day, you’ll reach the spectacular Saddle Hut where you’ll spend the night surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery.

The final day is the most demanding as you conquer steep slopes and rocky terrain, leading you to the summit at 4,566 meters. The reward is an unparalleled vista of the sunrise casting its golden glow over the vast Serengeti plains.

This three-day Mount Meru climbing tour offers a memorable experience for adventure enthusiasts seeking a shorter yet challenging mountain trek in Tanzania’s magnificent wilderness.

The best price for 3-day Mount Meru climbing

The best and most affordable price for the 3 days Mount Meru climbing tour is from $1200 to 2500 per climber which includes the park entrance fees, mountain accommodation fees, meals, and an armed ranger fee.

These prices and costs can be paid in Euros, Dollars, Pounds, and Tanzania Shillings.

 days Mount Meru climbing

The best full itinerary for 3 days Mount Meru climbing

The best full detailed day-by-day itinerary for 3 days Mount Meru climbing tour:

Day 1: Arusha or Moshi to Momela Gate (1,387 m / 4,921 ft) to Miriakamba Hut (2,514 m / 8,250 ft) | 4-6 hours | 10km;

Day 2: Miriakamba Hut (2,514 m / 8,250 ft) to Saddle Hut (3,570 m / 11,712 ft) | 3-5 hours | 8 km;

Day 3: Saddle hut (3,570 m / 11,712 ft) to summit (4,566 m / 11,712 ft) to Momela gate (1,387 m / 4,921 ft) | 5 km up 13 km down | 12-14 hours.

Package Inclusion & Exclusions

Inlcusion

  • Guide
  • Park Fees
  • Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Ranger
  • 3 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners
  • Guide
  • Cook
  • Porters

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Tipping the crew
  • Visas
  • Additional Park fees
  • Non-climbing accommodation

Day 1: Arusha or Moshi to Momela Gate to Miriakamba Hut

Elevations: 1,387 m / 4,921 ft to 2,514 m / 8,250 ft Hiking time: 4-6 hours Hiking distance: 10km Your three-day Mount Meru climbing tour begins with a pickup from either Arusha or Moshi, and a scenic drive to Momela Gate, located in Arusha National Park.

After completing the necessary park formalities, your adventure begins.

The trail takes you through lush rainforests, where you’ll encounter a variety of wildlife and captivating flora.

Keep your eyes peeled for Colobus monkeys, birds, and vibrant flowers. The hike is challenging but rewarding as you ascend towards the first overnight stop, Miriakamba Hut, situated at an altitude of 2,514 meters. The hut offers basic amenities and stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Day 2: Miriakamba

Day 2: Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut

Elevations: 2,514 m / 8,250 ft to 3,570 m / 11,712 ft Hiking time: 3-5 hours Hiking distance: 8 km After a restful night at Miriakamba Hut, it’s time to continue your ascent.

The second day of the climb takes you from Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut, located at 3,570 meters. This stretch of the trail is characterized by steep slopes and rocky terrain, providing a more demanding hiking experience.

As you climb higher, the vegetation changes, transitioning from lush forests to moorlands. Along the way, you’ll be treated to breathtaking vistas of Mount Kilimanjaro and the surrounding plains. Arriving at Saddle Hut, you’ll settle in for the night, enjoying a hearty meal and preparing for the final push to the summit.

Day 3: Saddle hut to summit to Momela gate

Elevations: 3,570 m / 11,712 ft to 4,566 m / 11,712 ft to 1,387 m / 4,921 ft Hiking time: 5 km up 13 km down Hiking distance: 12-14 hours

The last day of your Mount Meru climbing tour is both challenging and rewarding. You’ll wake up early in the morning, well before sunrise, to embark on the final ascent to the summit.

The trail leads you through a rocky ridge, testing your endurance and determination. As you ascend, the air becomes thinner, adding to the sense of adventure. Finally, you’ll reach the summit of Mount Meru, standing proudly at 4,566 meters.

The breathtaking panoramic views of the sunrise and the vast Serengeti plains spread out before you make every step worthwhile. After capturing the memories and savoring the achievement,

you’ll begin your descent back to Momela Gate, where your climb started. The three-day Mount Meru climbing tour concludes with a sense of accomplishment and a deep appreciation for the remarkable landscapes and natural beauty of Tanzania’s Arusha National Park.

3 days Mount Meru climbing tour
author avatar
Climbing Specialist

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to top