5 Days Mount Meru Climbing

Mount Meru Climbing program

 

Mount Meru is located in Tanzania and is the fifth highest mountain in Africa. It is a great mountain to climb and offers spectacular scenery, including views of Mount Kilimanjaro. The mountain is unspoilt and less congested as compared to it's Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya counterparts.

 

MOUNT MERU CLIMB

Location: Mount Meru, Arusha, Tanzania

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro airport

Arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, met by a Dove Safaris Driver/guide transfer to Impala Hotel for Dinner and Overnight

 

Day 2: Arusha/Miriakamba Hut

Mt. Meru Park Gate - Miriakamba: 4-5 hour

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 Miriakamba 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 Miriakamba Hut, L, D

 

Day 3: Miriakamba Hut - Saddle Hut

Miriakamba - 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 4: Saddle Hut - Summit - Miriakamba 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 Miriakamba Hut for dinner and overnight, B,L,D.

Day 5: Miriakamba 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.

 

Schedule for Safari programm for : 2009 starting in Kilimanjaro airport:

 

Price per Person starting in Kilimanjaro airport:

 

US$ 725,- p/Person. in DBL 2 People Travelling together

US$ 675,- p/Person. in DBL 4 People Travelling together

US$ 630,- p/Person. in DBL 6 People Travelling together

US$ 800,- p/Person. in SGL 1 Person Travelling alone

Inclusive in Mount Meru climbing cost

 

Transport

Ranger /guide

Porters

Park fees

Hut fees

Rescue fees

cook, Meals, Tea and coffee

 

Exclusive in Mount Meru climbing cost

 

International Flights & Regional Flights

Visas

Airport tax (International - pay direct)

Travel/medical/baggage insurance

Driver/guide gratuities

Drinks/laundry (unless specified

Telephone bills

Climbing gear

sleeping bags

Any other items of a personal nature

 

Mount Meru Trekking combined with Safari Mount Meru + Safari