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3 Days Mount Meru Trekking

Overview

Embarking on a captivating three-day journey, the Mount Meru climbing itinerary begins with an early departure from Arusha to the Momella Gate. This serves as the gateway to the ascent, where trekkers register, meet their guides and porters, and venture into the forest, encountering wildlife amidst the lush scenery. Day one concludes at Miriakamba Hut, providing a tranquil resting place. The following day involves a gradual ascent to Saddle Hut, nestled in the heather zone. After a period of rest and acclimatization, the climbers embark on the exhilarating midnight summit push, reaching Socialist Peak in time for a spectacular sunrise. The descent includes a brief stop at Saddle Hut before concluding at Momella Gate, where climbers sign out and receive their well-earned summit certificates. Essential tips for acclimatization, proper packing, the support of guides and porters, and maintaining physical fitness are emphasized throughout this challenging yet rewarding adventure.

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Itinerary

Arrival Day: Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi
Kilimanjaro International Airport

Welcome to your adventure with Williamson Adventures! Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our friendly representative will be there to greet you. You’ll be transferred to your hotel in Arusha/Moshi, which is situated at an elevation of 890m/2,920ft.

Once settled in, you’ll meet with your guide for a comprehensive climb briefing. This session will cover the upcoming trek, ensuring you are well-prepared and informed. After the briefing, we’ll conduct an equipment check to make sure you have everything needed for a successful and safe climb. Any missing gear can be rented or purchased at our Store.

The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Moshi, relax, and prepare for the adventure ahead. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel, where you can rest and acclimate to the local climate.

Elevation : 1,500m to 2,514m

Start early from Arusha to the Momella Gate, the starting point for the Mount Meru climb. Register with the park authorities, meet your guide and porters, and begin the trek. Hike through the forest, where you might encounter wildlife such as colobus monkeys. Arrive at Miriakamba Hut in the afternoon. Rest and enjoy dinner at the hut. An acclimatization hike to Little Meru (3,820m) is an option but not mandatory.

Elevation : 2,514m to 3,570m

After breakfast, continue the ascent through the forest and into the heather zone. Reach Saddle Hut in the afternoon. Spend the afternoon resting and acclimatizing. Have an early dinner to prepare for the summit push.

Elevation : 3,570m to 4,566m

Start the summit push around midnight with headlamps. Reach the summit, Socialist Peak, in time for sunrise. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the summit. Descend back to Saddle Hut for a short rest and breakfast. Continue the descent to Momella Gate. Sign out with the park authorities and collect your summit certificate. Transfer back to Arusha/Moshi for Dinner and Overnight

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Payment Terms

Deposit Payment
  • Deposit is 20% of the total booking amount.
  • Deposit can be paid either via a bank transfer or an online card payment.
  • A 5% fee is applicable on all card payments (payment gateway charges), this is non-refundable.
  • We offer bank accounts in 10 different currencies for bank transfer.
  • Once you make the advance payment you will receive a booking confirmation.
Balance Payment
  • Balance can be paid via bank transfer, online card payment, or with cash.
  • Bank payment can be done 15 days prior to the tour date (recommended 30 days prior).
  • Card Payment can be done 1 day prior to the tour date (recommended 7 days prior).
  • A 5% fee is applicable on all card payments (payment gateway charge), this is non-refundable.
  • Cash can be paid on arrival (USD printed in or after the year 2009).

Cancellation Policy

8 days and above departure
  • No cancellation fees.
0 to 7 days before departure
  • 50% of the total tour price will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • Trek can be postponed to any new date without any extra cost at any point in time.
  • The 5% surcharge paid for either or both advance and balance payments is non-refundable in case of cancellation of the trek.

$ 898

Starting from $ 898 per Person Sharing

Private Trek

Solo Trekker
$ 898 USD*
2 Persons
$ 837 USD*
4 Persons
$ 773 USD*
6 Persons
$ 766 USD*
8 Persons
$ 757 USD*
10+ Persons
$ 750 USD*

Available Discounts

  • Expatriates/Residents living in Tanzania
    Code: EXPATMERU3 – USD 80 per person
  • East African Citizens
    Code: EACMERU3 – USD 268 per person
 
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