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4 Days Trekking Mount Meru

Trekking Mount Meru / Meru trekking or Meru climbing overview

Day 1

Meru climbing  at Arusha – Miriakamba Hut.
Start from Momella Gate (1,500 m/4,921ft.) in the late morning. In this route, You can see Buffalo, Warthog, Zebras, and Elephants. Then continue as a steady climb through montane forest. Therefore, after lunch at the famous “Fig tree” trek continues through a less dense forest.  There are a lot of birds and monkeys including the black and white Colobus monkeys. By mid-afternoon, there are the first closer views of the towering cliffs and the Ash Cone. situateS in an idyllic grassy glade reaches a time to enjoy the last of the afternoon sun. It takes about 4 to 6 hours walking. Ascent is 1,014m/3,326ft mount Meru.

Activity; climbing mt Meru

Main destination; Miriakamba Hut

Day 2

Miriakamba – Saddle Hut.
The walk from Miriakamba hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but steep. climbing mt Meru is attractive because of its openness and lush montane forest. Therefore, the path continues beyond the halfway point of Elephant Ridge. Also, carries on uphill through the giant heather and other moorland vegetation to reach SADDLE HUT. So, the afternoon is free to rest and enjoy the views.

Activity; Hiking

Main destination; Saddle hut

Day 3

Saddle Hut – Summit – Saddle Hut.
An early start at around 0200 hrs to climb steeply to RHINO POINT. But, the path continues along an undulating ridge of ash and rock to reach Cobra Point. The views are stunning: the cliffs of the Crater rim, the Ash Cone rising from the crater floor. Kilimanjaro floating on the morning clouds and the Rift Valley if the weather is clear. Also, the summit of Socialist Pak (4,566m/14,980ft) is an hour more on a superb but often steep path. The route back to Rhino Point in the sharp morning light along a narrow ridge. This is between the sloping outer wall of the crater and the sheer cliffs of the inner wall.

Activity; meru trekking

Main destination.Summit-Saddle hut

Day 4

Saddle Hut – Arusha.
A fast descent through open grassland and mixed forest with good chances of seeing wildlife. However, this trail has excellent views back towards the crater and over the plains of the National Park. Momella Gate reaches by late morning.  Also, It takes about 2 to 3 hours walking descent 1,014m/3,326ft. Moreover, there are two ways down from here. You can descend the route you came up with. Or walk down the jeep road which descends to the lower crater floor. Pass through Fig Tree Arch can visit an impressive waterfall hidden in a ravine not far from the road. Your car with our guide will be waiting at the gate to pick you at the hotel. End of mount Meru trekking and climbing.