Location: Arusha National Park
  • Mount Meru Climbing
    (3 days on the mountain: 2½ days ascending, ½ day desending)
    Prices 2019

    from US$1030.- pp

    Day 1:
    Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha
    We will pick you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Planet Lodge

    Day 2:
    Arusha – Arusha National Park – Momella Gate – Miriakamba Hut (2514 m) ↑ 1.100m, →
    8 km, ca. 4-5 h
    After breakfast you will have a full briefing with your climbing guide. Then you will be transferred to Arusha National Park. At the Momella gate for registration formalities before setting off with your guide and armed ranger – there is abundant wildlife in the forests! The forest section is especially scenic with strangler figs and the possibility of seeing buffalo grazing in one of the clearings. In the late afternoon you reach a viewpoint before heading onto Miriakamba hut for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Miriakamba Hut

    Day 3:
    Miriakamba Hut – Saddle Hut (3570m)↑ 1.300m, ↓ 300m, →
    10km, ca. 6 h
    You set off from Miriakamba initially still in the forest zone but in a few hours as you reach Saddle hut for lunch in the alpine desert zone. In the afternoon a walk to the summit of Little Meru can be taken for stunning views before heading back to Saddle Hut for dinner.
    Accommodation: Saddle Hut

    Day 4:
    Saddle Hut – Mount Meru Summit (4.566 m) – Momella Gate ↑ 1000m, ↓3.066m, →
    19km, ca. 14 h
    Today you rise very early and your hard work is rewarded at dawn as the sun rises to the East. Kilimanjaro is normally clearly seen from here and the sheer cliffs of the crater fall dramatically 1000 feet or more. You return back for a short stop at Saddle Hut. You continue down to Miriakamba hut.The final section takes up to 3 hours to return to the vehicles waiting for you. You say farewell to your crew and have time for a short picnic lunch and game drive before returning to Arusha for a well deserved shower
    Accommodation: Planet Lodge

    – End of our service –

    Included:

    • Trained Kilimanjaro guides (1 guide to 2 clients)
    • All relevant National Park Fees & rescue Fees
    • Park ranger Fee
    • Emergency medical evacuation
    • all accommodation as described in the itinerary in huts
    • Transfers as described in the itinerary
    • Drinks on the hike
    • Camping equipment (no sleeping bag)
    • Salary of Mountain Guide, Cook and Porters
    • Bottle water
    Not included:

    • All kind of tips fort he mountain crew
    • Own beverage and alcoholic beverage in the huts
    • Personal expenses like Vis, telecommunication etc.
    • Health and travel insurance – which we highly recommend!

  • Mount Meru Climbing
    (4 days on the mountain: 2½ days ascending, 1½ day descending)
    Prices 2019

    from US$1177.- pp

    Day 1: 
    Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha
    We will pick you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Planet Lodge

    Day 2:
    Arusha – Arusha National Park – Momella Gate – Miriakamba Hut (2.514 m) ↑ 1.100m, → 8 km, ca. 4-5h

    After breakfast you will have a full briefing with your climbing guide. Then you will be transferred to Arusha National Park. At the Momella gate for registration formalities before setting off with your guide and armed ranger – there is abundant wildlife in the forests! The forest section is especially scenic with strangler figs and the possibility of seeing buffalo grazing in one of the clearings. In the late afternoon we reach a viewpoint before heading onto Miriakamba hut for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Miriakamba Hut

    Day 3:
    Miriakamba Hut – Saddle Hut (3.570m)↑ 1.300m, ↓ 300m, → 10km, ca. 6h

    We set off from Miriakamba initially still in the forest zone but in a few hours as we reach Saddle hut for lunch in the alpine desert zone. In the afternoon a walk to the summit of Little Meru can be taken for stunning views before heading back to Saddle Hut for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Saddle Hut

    Day 4:
    Saddle Hut – Mount Meru Summit (4.566 m) ↑996m – Miriakamba Hut (2.514m) ↓2.052m, → 12km, ca. 10-14h
    Today you rise very early and your hard work is rewarded at dawn as the sun rises to the East. Kilimanjaro is normally clearly seen from here and the sheer cliffs of the crater fall dramatically 1000 feet or more. You return back and after some brunch at Saddle Hut, then you continue down to Miriakamba hut for dinner and overnight.
    Accommodation: Miriakamba Hut

    Day 5:
    Miriakamba Hut (2.514m) – Momella Gate (1.414m) ↓1.100m, → 10km, ca. 2-3h
    The final section takes up to 3 hours to return to the vehicles where you say farewell to your crew and have time for a short picnic lunch and game drive before returning to Arusha for a well deserved shower!
    Accommodation:  Planet Lodge

    – End of our service –

    Included:

    • Trained Kilimanjaro guides (1 guide to 2 clients)
    • All relevant National Park Fees & rescue Fees
    • Park ranger Fee
    • Emergency medical evacuation
    • all accommodation as described in the itinerary in huts
    • Transfers as described in the itinerary
    • Drinks on the hike
    • Camping equipment (no sleeping bag)
    • Salary of Mountain Guide, Cook and Porters
    • Bottle water
    Not included:

    • All kind of tips fort he mountain crew
    • Own beverage and alcoholic beverage in the huts
    • Personal expenses like Vis, telecommunication etc.
    • Health and travel insurance – which we highly recommend!

Information about altitude sickness
Checklist for Mount Meru Climbing