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.
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.
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