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Mount Meru Hiking:
Mount Meru is Mount Kilimanjaro's little sister, standing at
4,566m compared to 5,895m, but is still an impressive
freestanding volcano, which makes a superb four day climb to
the top. It last erupted in 1910 therefore can be classified
as an active volcano. The first ascent was made by Dr. Fritz
Jaeger, 1904. The town of Arusha lies at the base of Mount
Meru Trekking, loads of trek companies do this trek. Wild
animals are frequently found on this mountain therefore an
armed ranger usually accompanies the trekkers.
Grade C a strenuous climb so you need to be very fit in order
to achieve this trek, you should be use to long trekking and
had some high altitude experience.
You can be booked into a hotel in Arusha or Moshi in order to
climb Mt Meru. You can also fly into Nairobi or Kilimanjaro
and catch the shuttle bus to either town. Mount Meru is easily
accessible from Arusha.
From Kilimanjaro airport to Moshi is about 45 mins and one and
a quarter hours to Arusha. From Nairobi airport it is about 5
hours drive to Arusha which is an interesting drive and gives
you a good feel about the place and the way people live. Well
worth the trip! This trek is often done as a warm up and
acclimatisation climb for Mount Kilimanjaro. Many tour
companies offer a combination package. The mountain is un
spoilt and less congested as compared to it's Mount
Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya counterparts.
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Hiking Mount Meru | Mt Meru Climbing
Duration: 4 Days/3 nights
Location: Mount Meru, Arusha, Tanzania
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 -
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,
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,
Mount Meru Climb price: US$ 695 per person sharing
Included in the tour price:
-Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
-Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
-Full board accommodation on the trek.
- -Meal plan as
detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
-Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional guide and skilled
-Start and finish in Arusha.
-Treated water on the trek.
-Laundry, tips, sleeping bags, beverages/drinks, accommodation
before the trek and climbing gears
-Items of personal nature
-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary
NOTE: Mount Meru is
a chilly and warm clothing recommended.
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