4 Days Mount Meru Trekking

4 Days Mount Meru Trekking

Mount Meru Trekking – 4 days Momela Route

Mt. Meru is one of Africa’s highest and most beautiful volcanoes, standing at 4566 m. It is located within Arusha National Park. The route to the summit passes through parkland, montane forest, a giant heather zone, and moorland. Finally, the summit is reached by a narrow, barren ridge that provides stunning views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater and Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background.

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met and transferred for overnight accommodation at your hotel. Your head guide will meet you for your briefing, gear check and arrange for you to hire any equipment you may need.


DAY 1: Momella Gate ─ Miriakamba Hut

↑ 1000m / 3281ft
We drive from the hotel in Arusha to Momela Gate (1500m / 4921ft).

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 giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. 5-6 hours walking.
Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut (2500m / 8202ft).
Day 2 Miriakamba Hut ─ Saddle Hut

↑ 1000m / 3281ft

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. 3-5 hours walking.
After hot lunch at Saddle Hut we can make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3820m /12533ft) for superb views just before sunset.
Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut (3500m / 11483ft).


Day 3 Saddle Hut ─ Summit ─ Miriakamba Hut

↑ 1066m / 3497ft, ↓ 2066m / 6778ft

We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point 3800m(12467ft) We reach the summit 4566m (14980ft) 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 ridge line 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 Miriakamba Hut.
Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hut: 10-12 hours walking.

Day 4 Miriakamba Hut – Momella Gate – Arusha

↓ 1000m / 3281ft

We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning.
The returning transfer from Kileo tours will be waiting at Momella Gate to Arusha.
Miriakamba Hut Momella Gate: 2-3 hours walking.


No of PAX 1 2-5 6 - 10+
Amount in USD 1,125 USD 1,050 USD 970 USD

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