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The 4 Days Mount Meru Climbing Package In 2024/ 2025

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The 4 days Mount Meru Climbing package tour itinerary Overview

The Mount Meru Climbing Package comes with a four-day product Mount Meru Climb and Hike is the best for acclimatization prior to Mount Kilimanjaro climbing.

The mountain is the third highest peak in Africa and is the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,568m.

The mountain is located within Arusha National Park, Tanzania’s gem. This prime location gives trekkers the chance to spot some of the wildlife that inhabits the area.

This Mount Meru is located in Arusha National Park, hikers must climb with an armed ranger due to the wide range of wildlife living on the mountain.

On the lower slopes of the mountain, hikers are more likely to see elephants, giraffes, and buffalo! As hikers continue their ascents,

Best Time to Climb Mount Meru

An easy 40-minute drive from Arusha. Approximately 60 km (35 miles) from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The lakes, forest, and Ngurdoto Crater can all be visited in the course of a half-day outing at the beginning or end of an extended northern safari. NOTE: Mountain Climbing Permits are valid for 12 HOURS.At 4566m,

Meru is the fifth-highest mountain on the African continent and the second-highest in Tanzania. About 250 000 years ago, a massive volcanic blast blew away the entire eastern flank of the mountain and left it with the characteristic and distinctive appearance it has today. Last eruption: 1910

The Mt. Meru ascent passes through many different vegetation zones. The dry forest of the lower region gives way to a dense mountain rainforest, which then turns into scrubland. Towards the top of the mountain, the vegetation consists of heath and moorland and is then finally replaced by the stunning Baron Alpine Deserts.

the flora changes, so does the wildlife, which is diverse and equally impressive. During the ascent, you will regularly come across large game such as elephants and buffalo, but you may also come across leopards. Due to this, it is mandatory to be accompanied on your tour by an armed park ranger.

Departure / Return Location

Kilimanjaro International Airport

Departure Time

Please arrive at least 2 hours before flight.

Included

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

Not Included

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

The best Mount Meru climbing price/cost for 4 days trip 2024

The average cost for the most popular 4 days Mount meru hiking cost ranging from $1500 to $2000 per traveler and can be paid in terms of USD, EUR, Tanzanian shillings, and pounds.

The best 4 days Trekking mount Meru tour itinerary

A full detailed 3 days Mount Meru clibing tour day by day itinerary:

Day 1: Drive from Arusha Momelar Gate to Miriakampa Hut;

Day 2: Hike Miriakampa Hut to Saddle Hut, afternoon hike up Little Meru;

Day 3: Hike to Summit then down to trail head, return to Arusha

Day 01: Arusha – Momella Gate – Miriakamba Hut

Elevation (m): 1,387 m to 1,500 m

Elevation (ft) ranges from 4,921 to 3,000 feet.

Distance: 10 km Hiking Time: 4-6 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest

In the morning, you will be collected from your hotel, and after a 45-minute drive, you will arrive at the Arusha National Park Gate.

At the national park gate, your guide will complete the obligatory entry forms, and while he does so, you can peruse the information boards of the national park.

Once the formalities have been completed and the hiking team, consisting of porters from the surrounding villages, is formed, you will be driven a little further to Momella Gate.

Day 02: Miriakamba Hut – Saddle Hut

Elevation (m): 2,514m to 3,570m

Elevation (ft): 8,250ft to 11,712ft

Distance: 8 km

Hiking Time: 3-5 hours

Habitat: forest and moorland

In the morning, you will leave the Miriakamba Hut behind and follow a steep track with wooden steps upwards.

Due to the gain in height, it will be noticeably cooler than the previous day, and due to this, the hike will seem to get easier.

The clouds also often hang in the rainforest and dip the lush vegetation in a moody atmosphere. After approximately 2 hours,

Day 03: Saddle Hut – Miriakamba Hut

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: 10–12 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane Forest

After a leisurely breakfast of tea and biscuits, you will depart for the summit at 02:00 hrs.

By torchlight, you will follow the trail through bush land to the so-called Rhino Point (3821 m), where the path turns into a little more challenging trekking with occasional light climbs.

Day 04: Miriakamba Hut – Momella Gate

Elevation (m): 2,514m to 1,500m to 1,387m

Elevation (ft): 4,921ft to 8,250ft to 4,921ft

Distance: 10 km Hiking time: 2-4 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest

After breakfast, you will follow a 2–3 hour trek over the so-called Northern Route back to Momella Gate. The descent is shorter than the ascent,

but there is still the chance to see elephants, buffalos, and giraffes, as well as the black and white Columbus monkeys. At the gate, you will say farewell to your hiking crew, and your driver will take you back to Arusha.

The 4 Days Mount Meru Climbing Package In 2024/ 2025
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