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4 Days Mount Meru Climbing

Overview

Embark on a four-day Mount Meru trek, commencing at the enchanting Momella Gate nestled at 1,500 meters. Day one unfolds with a captivating journey through verdant forests, introducing trekkers to the rich biodiversity of the region before reaching the welcoming haven of Miriakamba Hut. The adventure continues on day two, guiding participants through a mesmerizing transition from the forest to the expansive Saddle, culminating at Saddle Hut (3,570 meters) with panoramic views of Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro. The pinnacle awaits on day three as early risers ascend to Socialist Peak (4,562 meters) for an unforgettable sunrise, followed by a descent to Miriakamba Hut. The concluding day involves a descent through the lush forest back to Momella Gate, marking the end of a transformative expedition filled with diverse landscapes, physical challenges, and the triumphant sense of conquering Mount Meru’s heights.

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Itinerary

Arrival Day: Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arusha/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.

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 Arusha, 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

This day is the pinnacle of your Mount Meru experience. You embark on an early morning ascent to reach the summit, Socialist Peak, standing at an impressive 4,562 meters. The trek in the pre-dawn darkness is rewarded with the breathtaking spectacle of the sunrise over the African plains. After savoring the achievement, you descend back to Saddle Hut for a well-deserved rest before making your way down to Miriakamba Hut for the night.

The final leg of your trek involves a descent through the dense forest, retracing your steps toward Momella Gate. The lush surroundings provide a stark contrast to the alpine and arctic zones you’ve traversed in the preceding days. Upon reaching Momella Gate, you officially complete your Mount Meru trek, co

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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.

$ 1220

Starting from $ 1220 per Person Sharing

Private Trek

Solo Trekker
$ 1220 USD*
2 Persons
$ 1077 USD*
4 Persons
$ 1008 USD*
6 Persons
$ 995 USD*
8 Persons
$ 981 USD*
10+ Persons
$ 971 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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