4 Day Mt Meru Climb
850$ per person (5 people +)
990$ per person (2 - 4 people)
Day 1 Arusha - Momela Gate - Mariakamba Hut
You will be picked up at your location in Arusha town and 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. Lunch and dinner 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. Breakfast and lunch included.