3 Days Mount Meru Challenging Trekking Itinerary

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3 Days Mount Meru Challenging Trekking Itinerary

3 DAY MOUNT MERU CHALLENGING TREKKING ITINERARY is the best for acclimatization prior to the Kilimanjaro climb. The Mountain is the third-highest peak in Africa and is the second-highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,568m.

The mountain is located within Arusha National Park, Tanzania’s gem. This prime location gives climbers the chance to spot some of the wildlife.
THE TREKKING COSTS FOR MOUNT MERU 3 DAYS ITINERARY
The trekking cost for a group of 2 people is $1100 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 3 people is $1050 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 4 people is $1000 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 5 people is $950 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 6 people is $900 per person.
The trekking cost for a group of 8 or more people is $800 per person.
COMPLETE YOUR BOOKING AND PAYMENT
When you’re ready to book, find below the online booking form, book over the phone at WhatsApp +255768122054 or you can complete a booking form available below on the itinerary.
We accept all major bank direct deports, or you can pay by cash on the arrival day in Tanzania.
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TRIP NOTE VALIDITY
These Trip Notes are valid from the “Current as” date on page one. They will occasionally be updated post-booking and pre-departure; if there are any updates that significantly impact the inclusions or itinerary bookers will be written to separately. All customers will also receive a link to the most up-to-date version of the Trip Notes with their Final Joining Instructions pre-travel.
All prices are the guide to show you exactly the trip costs needed on your holiday, feel free to email us at any time to discuss your trip and get an accurate quotation.
{DAY BY DAY TREKKING ITINERERAY}
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN TANZANIA.
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Overland Safaris will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to Arusha Safari Lodge, where the rest of the day is at leisure. We stay at the Arusha Safari Lodge, which is beautifully located on the slope of Mt. Meru and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure.
We will gather in the hotel for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Dinner and overnight at Arusha Safari Lodge: Bed, dinner, and Breakfast-included.
DAY 2: MERIAKAMBA HUT (FULL BOARD)
We drive from Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate, our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply, we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffes, monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route.
Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.
Elevation(m): (1,387 m to (1,500 m)
Elevation(ft): 4,921 ft) to 3,000 ft )
Distance: 10 km
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitat: Montane Forest.
DAY 3: SADDLE HUT (FULL BOARD)
The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb.
The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone.
After a hot lunch at Saddle Hut, we can make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset.
Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut.
Elevation (m): 2,514 m to 3,570 m
Elevation(ft): 8,250 ft to 11,712 ft
Distance: 8 km
Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
Habitat: Forest and Moorland.
DAY 4: SUMMIT DAY (FULL BOARD)
We start early at around 1:30 a.m. To climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and onto Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) on time for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridgeline between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater.
We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Momella gate. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to Arusha at the safari lodge.
Elevation (m): 3,570 m to 4,565m to 2,514m
Elevation(ft): 14,977ft to 11,712 ft to 8,250ft
Distance: 5 km up 13 km down
Hiking Time: 12 – 14 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest.
Dinner and overnight at Arusha Safari Lodge: Bed, dinner, and Breakfast-included.
DAY 5: DEPART ARUSHA (NONE)
Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport, a private departure transfer is included.
3 DAY CHALLENGING MOUNT MERU TREKKING INCLUDES:
• All Park Fees
• Hotel Lodging the night before and the night after the climb, with dinner and breakfast included (double occupancy)
• Airport transfers
• Transport from the hotel to the trailhead
• Transport from the trailhead back to the hotel
• All meals and water on the mountain
• Support personnel (guides, cooks, and porters)
• Rescue Fees
• Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
• Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
• Crisis management and safety procedures
• Fair and ethical treatment of porters
• Summit Emergency Oxygen
• Walking Poles
• Flying Doctor Service
3 DAY CHALLENGING MOUNT MERU TREKKING INCLUDES:
• Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
• Personal Expenses (e.g. Laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
• Meals not listed above
• Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc.)
• Tips and any items of personal nature.

ITINERARY TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
A non-refundable 25% deposit is required to secure the tour and begin the necessary booking processes and ground preparations. An invoice will be sent to the client together with the payment instructions.
The final balance payment of the tour booked is required to be paid not later than 20 days before the tour starts. Bookings made within 20 days prior to the arrival date should be paid in full.
Cancellation received 30 days or more before the tour starts: No Cancellation Fees will be charged.
Cancellation received 20 days before the tour starts: 25% Cancellation Fee will be charged.
Cancellation received 10 days before the tour starts: 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
Cancellation received within 48hrs before the tour starts: 100% Cancellation Fee will be charged.

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