Mount Meru is the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4566 metres (14,979 ft). It is overshadowed by Kilimanjaro, its famous neighbour and frequently overlooked by visitors. But Meru is a spectacular mountain; a trek involves beautiful hiking through the grassland and forest on the mountain’s lower slopes, followed by a dramatic and exhilarating ridge walk to the summit.
Day 1: You arrive at your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay
Day 2: Transfer from your hotel to the National Park Gate at Momella. From here you pass through lush forest crossing Ngare Nanyuki to reach Miriakamba Hut (8337f/2541m) Stay/camp overnight.
Day 3: The path continues to ascend steeply through pleasant forest glades and giant heather to reach Saddle Hut (11,713ft/3570m) From here it’s possible to reach the summit of little Meru (12,450ft/3794m) and return to Saddle Hut. Stay/camp overnight.
Day 4: An early start to reach Rhino Point then on to the summit at 14,981ft/ 4566m. From here descend all the way down to Momella gate to meet your vehicle and transfer back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight
Day 5: Breakfast in Hotel. End of tour.
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