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Mount Meru Climb: 4 Days 3 Nights

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 605 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 605 US Dollar (USD)

Mount Meru is one of Africa's highest and most beautiful volcanoes. 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 which provides stunning views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater and Kilimanjaro in the background. Over 400 species of birds, rhino, elephant, buffalo, baboon, warthog, black and white Colobus monkey and duiker are all found in this delightful "gem amongst parks".

The visit to the Ngurdoto crater and Momella lakes, with their superb scenery, flamingoes and other wildlife, is an unforgettable experience. The group will be accompanied on Mount Meru by a Park Guide and porters. On the mountain we use dormitory style huts. A sleeping bag and mat are required for the huts. Accommodation at Momella Lodge is an optional extra. Momella lodge is located in Arusha Park. This is a tough walking trip with some steep terrain.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arusha/ Miriakamba. In the morning transfer from Arusha to Mommela gate from the gate proceed on trekking to Miriakamba. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight Miriakamba camp.

Day 2: Drive to the park gate and walk through game-filled parkland up to Miriakamba Hut, at 2470m. Along the way there are many fine views; including Kilimanjaro from Miriakamba Hut.

Day 3: The path passes through fine forests and heather to the Saddle Hut, at 3500m, 3 hours walking. An ascent of Little Meru is possible in the afternoon.

Day 4: A very early start takes us first to a superb viewpoint on the crater rim and then onto an airy ridge which leads up to the summit. Return to Miriakamba.

Day 5: Walk back to the Park Gates, 2 hours. Drive to the hotel near Moshi.

Day 6: Leave the hotel after breakfast.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All park entry fees
- All camping/hut fees
- Rescue fees
- Guide and porters fees.
- Guide and porters salaries.
- Transport to and from the mountain gates
- Meals 3 times daily
- Cook and all kitchen utensils.

Price Excludes:
- Hard and soft drinks and tips, and all Mountain Gears (we can arrange hire of this).

About This Supplier
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Location: Tanzania
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2008
Client Request Served: 36

Specialist in both Budget and Luxury Camping Safaris and Lodge Safaris in all National Parks, Beaches, Mountain Climbing, Cultural Tourism, Traditional Hunting and Fishing. Onesmo T Metili is a former Park Warden, Professional Hunter for ten years, Tour leader for Overseas Adventure Travel, Micato Safaris for ten...

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