Mount Meru climbing tripTanzania
Trekking tour in Arusha
Tour Price : $680-800
Duration : 3-4 days
Languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French
Discount: Group of 5 people or more get discount
Private guide to escort Mount Meru climbing is available. Book tour and get personalized Kilimanjaro trekking private guide in Tanzania. 3 days is enough to climb kilimanjaro to the summit, private guide helps and supports all climbers to hike successful.
Mount Meru is the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,5685m, the fifth highest in Africa. The mountain is located within Arusha National Park, Tanzania’s gem. Mount Meru climbing,trekking gives walkers the opportunity to spot some of the birds and wildlife that inhabit the area. The climbing, trekking is scenic and the route to the summit passes over streams, through parkland, montane forest, a giant heather zone and moorland. If the sky is clear, without clouds then Kilimanjaro can be seen in the West. There are two huts available to climbers on the mountain and firewood is supplied. The best time to climb Meru is July ,August,September,October,January and February. Mount Meru climbing/trekking is the best option for acclimatization before attempting Kilimanjaro climbing. Details itinerary of day to day doing is as follows: Mount Meru climbing day to day plan.
Day 1: Arusha/Mariakamba Hut Mt.Meru Park Gate - Mariakamba: 4-5 hours Drive from Arusha to the Mt. Meru park gate where you will be met by our game ranger and porters. Hike for the few hours to Mariakamba Hut at 8,500 ft. From here you may wish to take an evening walk on the slopes to view wildlife at one of the watering holes in the crater. Dinner and overnight rest at Mariakamba Hut, L,D
Day 2: Mariakamba Hut - Saddle Hut Mariakamba - Saddle Hut: 3-4 hours After breakfast hike to up to 11,500 ft to arrive at Saddle Hut. If time permits you can climb a little further on Mount Meru for a scenic view of the 'Roof of Africa', Mount Kilimanjaro. This will also be part of more acclimatization. Overnight at Saddle Hut, B,L,D
Day 3: Saddle Hut - Summit - Mariakamba Hut Saddle Hut - Summit: 4-6 hours An early rise to hike all the way to the summit before the afternoon clouds cover the summit. From the summit, descend back to the 11,500 ft Saddle Hut in time for lunch. After lunch, hike down to Mariakamba Hut for dinner and overnight, B,L,D.
Day 4: Mariakamba Hut - Arusha Breakfast at the camp and a leisurely morning. Descend to the park gate to connect with your waiting transfer vehicle back to your Arusha Hotel, continue with other programs or depart, B. (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner, HB=Half Board, FB= Full Board). Mount Meru can be climbed in 3 days and price is less.
|Tour Price: $680-800|
|Duration: 3-4 days|
|Group Size: 2-14 tourists|
|Languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||YES|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):||YES|
|Food and Drinks :||YES|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||NO|
|Translation services :||NO|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||YES|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||YES|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||YES|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||YES|