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3 Days Mount Meru Trek

 A memorable Mount Meru adventure, commencing with your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and a private transfer to your Moshi or Arusha accommodation. The next day, your journey to Miriakamba Hut begins with a drive to Momela Gate, offering opportunities to spot diverse wildlife. Ascending through the striking landscape, you’ll reach Saddle Hut, with the option to ascend Little Meru for captivating sunset views. On the following day, the early morning ascent to the summit presents breathtaking panoramas and a chance to see Kilimanjaro in the distance. The descent concludes at Momella Gate, where a transfer takes you back to Moshi or Arusha. Your remarkable trek to Mount Meru’s summit provides unforgettable moments and a deep connection with Tanzania’s natural beauty.

Day 1: Arrive in Moshi or Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you’ll be met with a private transfer to your chosen hotel or lodge in Moshi or Arusha. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. In the hotel, we’ll convene for a pre-hike briefing and equipment check. Ensuring you have the requisite medical coverage and travel insurance is also on our agenda.

Day 2: Miriakamba Hut (Full board)

We commence our adventure with a drive from Moshi or Arusha to Momela Gate. Following a swift registration at the gate, our trek begins, accompanied by a fully armed ranger for safety. This journey provides a unique opportunity to witness wildlife such as elephants, zebras, giraffes, monkeys, antelopes, and, on occasion, elephants. Your overnight accommodation will be at Miriakamba Hut. Momela Gate to Miriakamba Hut (2500 m.): 5-7 hours of walking.

Day 3: Saddle Hut (Full board)

On this day, we undertake a shorter but steep climb from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle beneath Little Meru. The route leads us slowly along the ridge, offering spectacular vistas of the Meru Crater and the striking Ash Cone. After enjoying a hot lunch at Saddle Hut, we have the option of a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) to capture magnificent views shortly before sunset. Dinner and overnight stay are at Saddle Hut. Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut (3500 m.): 3-5 hours of walking.

Day 4: Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hut (Full board)

Around 1:30 a.m., we initiate our ascent, climbing steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.), then proceeding to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) in time for sunrise, with the possibility of glimpsing Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds if conditions allow. The final leg of the climb entails navigating a spectacular narrow ridgeline positioned between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater. After a brief rest and brunch at Saddle Hut, our descent begins, concluding at Momella Gate. At Momella Gate, a transfer will be waiting to take you back to Moshi or Arusha. Saddle Hut to the summit to Momella Gate: 12-14 hours of walking.

Day 5: Depart Moshi or Arusha(None)

Your journey concludes as you depart from Moshi to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). A private departure transfer has been arranged for your convenience.


  • Hotel the night before and the night after the climb. Bed and Breakfast.
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • All Park fees
  • Rescue fees by vehicle
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Porters and cooker
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Summit Emergency Oxygen


  • Tanzania Visa
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc
  • Meals before and after climb
  • Tips and gratuities for guides and porters (recommended to be 10 – 15% of climb costs)
  • Personal clothing and mountain equipment

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