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4 days Mount Meru

Mount Meru is a dormant stratovolcano located 70 kilometres west of Mount Kilimanjaro in southeast Arusha Region, Tanzania. At a height of 4,562.13 metres, it is visible from Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day, and is the fifth-highest of the highest mountain peaks of Africa, dependent on definition.


Elevation:1597m/5240ft to 2503m/8212ft

Altitude gained: 906m

After breakfast depart Arusha bout 8:30 a.m drive to Momella gate. Make payment and start the climb with picnic lunch to the first hut called Miriakamba hut. Dinner and overnight – Miriakamba hut (3 ½ hrs).

Elevation: 2503m/8212ft to 3560m/11,680ft

Altitude gained: 1057m

After breakfast we proceed with a climb to second hut called Saddle. This is too steep part compared to the first part (2 ½). During the afternoon, client can decide to attempt climbing little Meru peak and back. Dinner and overnight – Saddle hut.

Elevation: 3560m/11,680ft to 4566m/14980ft

Altitude gained: 1006m

Descent to 3560m/11680ft

Altitude lost: 1006m

Wake up at middle-night and have a cup of tea before starting attempt big Meru peak. Proceed to summit crossing rocky path and back to Saddle hut for full breakfast. The day will be spent resting. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Saddle hut.

Elevation:3560m/11,680ft to 1597m/5240ft

Altitude lost:1963m

Leave Saddle hut and descend down to Momella gate via first hut (Miriakamba) where you will be transferred to Arusha