Tour

Overview

Length:4 Days

Category: Trekking

Destination: Mount Meru via Miriakamba route

Major Attractions: Meru mountain

Tour Guides Language: English

Starting Point: Arusha

Ending Point:  Arusha

Additional info: We provides guides, porters and cooks for guidance and assistance while on the mountain.

Day 1: Momella Gate To Miriakamba Hut (2500M)

Pickup from your accommodations at 8:00 and drive to Momella gate for registration formalities. Start climbing through the lush green beautiful forest while admiring the natural views. On the way, get a chance to see wild animals including elephants, zebra, giraffes and antelopes. The path leads to Miriakamba hut for dinner and sleep.

  • Distance: 10 Kilometers.
  • Time: 4 Hours walking.
  • Zone: Rain forest.

Day 2: Miriakamba Hut (2500M) To Saddle Hut (3500M)

After the hot breakfast, trek out from the Montana forest to the saddle below Little Meru. Have some lunch at saddle hut and a long rest. Get prepared for the summit and drink enough water.

  • Distance:8 Kilometers.
  • Time:4 Hours walking.
  • Zone:Moorland.

Day 3: Ascend To Socialist Peak (4566M amsl) To Miriakamba Hut(2500M amsl).

Wake up at 23:00 for putting on climbing gears. Start climbing by 00:00 “pole pole” to Rhino point and later proceed on to Cobra point. The trail finally leads to Socialist peak where you will arrive at sunrise. Spend time at the summit resting and taking pictures. Start descending down to reach at Saddle hut for brunch and a little rest. The trail finally leads to  Miriakamba hut for dinner and overnight.

  • Distance: 13 Kilometers.
  • Time: 4 Hours.
  • Zone: Moorland.

Day 4: Miriakamba Hut (2500M) To Momela Gate(1500M).

After an early breakfast, proceed with the descent to finally arrive at Momella gate in the late morning. Return back to previous accommodations in Arusha town. “Normally tipping can be done to the last campsite or at the certain gate”.

Distance: 10 Kilometers

  • Time: 3 Hours walking
  • Zone: Rain forest.

Included:

  • Park fees, camping fees & rescue fees.
  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services.
  • Accommodation in wooden cabins on the mountain.
  • Oxygen tank.
  • Sleeping mats.
  • Transportation to & from the mountain gate.
  • Professional mountain guides, cooks and porters.
  • 3 meals daily while on the mountain.
  • Filtered and clean water throughout the trek.
  • Pre & Post Trek accommodation.
  • Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO).
  • 10% discount on meals at selected restaurants in Moshi Town
  • Tree donation in support of our environmental conservation projects.
  • 2- way shared airport transfers (for private transfers it costs $20 extra per vehicle.

Excluded

  • Laundry Services & Items of personal nature.
  • Add-on tours & activities

Tipping on the mountain is recommended for group sharing as following:

  • Guide:$20/guide/day
  • Cook:$15/day
  • Porters:$10/porter/day