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3 Days Mount Meru climb itinerary-Tanzania Safari

Climb Mount Meru: 3 Days Mount Meru climb, the Meru is the highest mountain 4566m located in Northern Tanzania in East Africa!
Climb Mount Meru- 3 Day Itinerary is the best but without acclimatization prior to Mount Kilimanjaro climbing; The Meru Mountain is the 9th highest peak in Africa and the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,566m. The Mount Meru can be climbe for short day from 3 to 4 days.

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The mount Meru is located within Arusha National Park,  and usually the Climber can start the trip from Moshi or Arusha , in the Northern Tanzania.This major location provides Mount Meru climbers the chance to spot some wildlife that naturally inhabits the area. The ascend is fairly steep, the route to the summit passes over watercourse, through parkland, montane forest, a giant heather zone and moorland. The summit is madeby a narrow, barren ridge, which gives spectacular views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater.

3 Days Mount Meru climb itinerary

Routine Itinerary: Tanzania Safari

Day 1: Arrive and check in Hotel in  Moshi /Arusha

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Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport or (JRO). We will organize on order a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). To Moshi at Keys Hotel, where the rest of the day is at leisure. We stay at Keys Hotel, which is beautifully located on the slope of Mt. Meru and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure.3 Days Mount Meru climb.

Your guide will meet up at the hotel for a pre-climb briefing and equipment proof.

We will also need to confirm you have the appropriate required health coverage and travel assurance.

Day 2: Moshi /Arusha to Meriakamba Hut (Full board)

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We drive from Out Post Lodge in Arusha or Keys Hotel to Momela Gate. After entry  registration at the Gate our walk begins slowly  with full armed park ranger escorting us for security against dangerous wild animals, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including buffalo,elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants and buffalo are along the route.

Dinner and overnight night is at Miriakamba Hut.

From Momela Gate to Miriakamba Hut is (2500 m.): 5-7 hours walking.

Day 3: Saddle Hut (Full board)

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Although a steep climb, our walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle at the Little Meru is a short day.
The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a stunning view for the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone.
After hot lunch at Saddle Hut we will now make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset.
Dinner and overnight night is at Saddle Hut
Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut (3500 m.): 3-5 hours walking.

Day 4: From Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hut (Full board)

Today we start our work very early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). Here we reach the summit (4,566 m) on time for sunrise there is a likely to see Kilimanjaro Peak if the weather is not clouds. 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.

From here we take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Momella gate. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to Arusha at Ilboru Safari Lodge or to Moshi Keys Hotel.

Saddle Hut to the summit to Momella Gate: 12-14 hours walking.

Day 5: Depart Arusha/Moshi

Transfer from Mosho/Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or any other point of departure Private departure transfer is included in your price


Price is USD$600 per person from a group of 2people

Just feel free to e-mail us at any time to discuss your travel plan and get the accurate quotation.

Do you lie trekking on Mt. Meru for Charity Challenge?

The above climb can be undertaken for your own personal charity or group charity.

3 Days Mount Meru climb Includes:

  • Quality, waterproof mountain tents
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • All Park fees and Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Mess  tents with table and chairs:
  • Large portions of  fresh, healthy, nutritious food:
  • Clean, purified drinking water:
  • Sleeping Mattress and pillows

Excludes: in 3 Days Mount Meru climb

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person just upon arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Optional Tours (short safari, Zanzibar beaches, after your climb etc)
  • Tipping and any items of personal nature.

Success rate on this 3 Days Mount Meru climb
Success is what we  value during our climb. We are prepared for any situation and also have in a complete evacuation procedure in case of altitude sickness. We also carry first aid supplies, supplement summit but (Oximeters) is available on order.

Travel insurance: 3 Days Mount Meru climb
all customers travelling with Abakombe Tours are required to have fully comprehensive travel insurance prior of their trip. The policy needs to be legitimate from the date that the initial order is placed so as to provide cover for a cancellation prior to departure.