3 DAYS MT. MERU CLIMBING

ITINERARIES

 Arrive in Tanzania (Kilimanjaro International Airport)

Meals: breakfast and dinner included

After arriving at the Airport, you will be picked up by a Nafika tours representative and transferred to your hotel in Moshi. Later on, you will enjoy dinner with your group before being briefed on the trek followed by an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. We can organize the rental of any missing equipment should it be needed.

Day 1: Momella Gate (1500m) to Miriakamba Hut (2500m)

Approx. time taken: 4 hours.

Distance covered: 6km.

Zone: Montane Forest

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

After breakfast, you will be picked up at the hotel around 8:00 am and transferred to Momella gate. On the way, we will pass through Moshi and Arusha. Upon arrival at Momella Gate, Nafika tours will handle all pre-hike formalities and once complete accompanied by an armed ranger we will start the hike to Miriakamba Hut. On the way, we will encounter animals such as giraffes, warthogs, buffalos, bushbacks and many different species of birds. Once at Miriakamba Hut (2500m) we will enjoy dinner and the first night on the mountain.

 Day 2: Miriakamba Hut (2500m) to Saddle Hut (3500m).

Approx. Time taken: 3.5 hours.

Distance covered: 6km.

Zone: Montane Forest.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

 Around 08:00am we will start our second day hiking to Saddle Hut. We will pass through the steep path along the ridge of saddle. We will experience amazing views of the Meru crater, both the ash cone and little Meru can be seen. On the way, we will continue to see some of the best wildlife and flowers in the forest. After arriving at Saddle Hut, we will have a hot lunch and a short rest, in the afternoon we will hike to before little Meru to help with acclimatization before returning back to the hut for dinner and an overnight stay.

 Day 3: Saddle Hut (3500m) to Summit (4566m) down to Miriakamba (2500m) then Momella Gate (1500m).

Approx. Time taken: 3.5 hours.

Distance covered: 6km.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

As the new day starts you will be awoken at midnight with some light tea and breakfast. After final preparations, we will begin a steep climb to Rhino Point (3800m) and then will continue to Cobra Point (4350m). As the sun rises we will reach the summit of Meru (4566m) where we will be able to see the Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds, maybe your next adventure.

After taking some pictures that will make all of your friends jealous we will start the descent to Saddle Hut for a hot lunch and short rest before continuing down to Miriakamba and then to Momella Gate. Once at the gate we will sign out at park gate and drive back to your hotel.

 Departure / other destination in Tanzania

Later in the evening or the next day you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport to board your home bound flight. Nafika Tours can also organize an affordable safari trip to one of the best wildlife parks in Tanzania such as Tangerine National Park, Ngorongoro Crater or Serengeti National Park if you wanted to stay just a little while longer.

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PRICING:

Prices (quoted in USD/per person)

3 DAYS MAUNT MERU  ROUTE

PRICING.
Prices (quoted in USD/per person)

Group Size Price
1 Person
$ 930/person
2-4 People
$ 840/person
5-9 people
$ 750/person
10 & above
$ 615/person

Included in the price:

  • Two nights accommodation in Hotel
  • Private transport to / from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your hotel in Moshi
  • Qualified guides with mountain crew
  • National park fees
  • 18% VAT on tour fees and services
  • All camping equipment; mountain tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mats
  • Transport
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals on the mountain (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Guides and porters’ accommodations and their entry fees on the mountain
  • Pulse oximeter
  • First aid kit
  • Emergence oxygen
  • Katady filtered water through the trek
  • Fair wages to guides and porters as approved by Kilimanjaro National Park Authorit

Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Tips to mountain crew
  • Personal Items
  • Laundry services (available at the hotel for cost)