3 Days Meru Trekking - Mount Meru Trekking

  • Duration 3 days
  • No Of People From 1 person

3 Days Mount Meru Trek - Regal Trails Adventures

Embark on a thrilling 3-day Mount Meru trekking adventure with Regal Trails Adventures, experiencing the breathtaking beauty of one of Tanzania's iconic peaks.

Mount Meru is known for its diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests at lower altitudes to the alpine desert near the summit. The 3 Days Mount Meru Trek provides a challenging ascent through various ecosystems, offering both a comfortable experience and a chance to witness the mountain's unique features.

This condensed trek is a great choice for those who prefer hut accommodations and a relatively shorter adventure. However, it's essential to be physically prepared and allow for acclimatization to maximize your chances of reaching the summit.

Route Overview:
Duration: Typically a 3-day trek, providing a condensed yet challenging experience.
Difficulty: Considered less challenging, suitable for those seeking a comfortable trek with hut accommodations.
Scenery: Offers diverse landscapes, from rainforests to alpine deserts, with the final ascent providing panoramic views.

It's important to note that despite the route being less demanding, proper physical fitness and preparation are recommended to ensure an enjoyable and successful trek.

Highlights of Mount Meru 3 Days Trek:

  • Arusha National Park: The trek starts in Arusha National Park, offering stunning views of wildlife and landscapes.
  • Mirikamba Hut: The first overnight stop is usually at Mirikamba Hut (2,500 meters), nestled in the lush forest.
  • Saddle Hut: On the second day, trekkers ascend to Saddle Hut (3,570 meters), providing a spectacular view of Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro.
  • Summit Attempt: The final ascent takes trekkers to the summit of Mount Meru (4,566 meters), offering breathtaking panoramic views.

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Tour Features


Budget tour

This budget tour includes camping and hotels

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized

You can request changes to this tour

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Minimum age of 7 years

The minimum age for this tour is 7 years.

Activities And Transportation


A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Getting around: hiking/walking



You will be greeted by a Regal Trails Adventures representative when you arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport and taken to the Luxury Lodge in Moshi B&B for the night. Your head guide will meet you for a briefing, to check your equipment, and to make arrangements for you to rent any additional equipment.




Itinerary

DAY 1: Hotel to Momella gate to Miriakamba Hut

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Drive from Arusha to Momella Gate takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Once at the gate we will finish all the procedures and depart for the trek.

The trek takes you through places from where you can catch breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the renowned Momella lakes. Trekkers encounter wildlife like Bushbucks, Cape Buffaloes, Giraffes, and Warthogs during this day. We continue a short distance until we reach the Miriakamba hut.

Elevation: 1500m/4921ft to 2500m/8202ft

Distance: 6km/3.5mi

Hiking Time: 4-5 hours

Meals: Lunch and Dinner.



Main Destination: Mount Meru

Accommodation: Budget camping
In or near Mt Meru

Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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DAY 2: Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut

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Today we trek through the steep path along the ridge of the saddle. On the way, you can witness the stunning Meru crater, the ash cone, and little Meru.

There are chances of us encountering wildlife like Cape Buffaloes and the black and white Colobus monkey. We will end the trek up at Saddle hut. Once you have settled at the camp we will set off on a short trek to little Meru (3810m) for acclimatization purpose and return to Saddle hut.

Elevation: 2500m/8202ft to 3500m/11483ft

Distance: 6km/3.5mi

Hiking Time: 4-5 hours

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.



Main Destination: Mount Meru

Accommodation: Budget camping

Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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DAY 3: Saddle Hut to Summit to Miriakamba Hut to Momella gate

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We wake up just after midnight and have a light meal to keep our energies high. Once done with the meal we start the final ascent to Socialist Peak.

This ascent will be steep and we will be making our way through gravel and rocky cliffs. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. Once at the summit, you will enjoy the magnificent views of the Meru Crater and the Ash cone. There are chances that one might catch a glimpse of wildlife like mountain Reedbucks and Klipspringers over the rocky ridge.

From the summit, we begin our descent by continuing straight down to the Miriakamba hut.

Elevation: 3500m/11483ft to 4562m/14967ft down to 1500m/4921ft

Distance: 28km/17mi

Hiking Time: 13-14 hours

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.



Main Destination: Mount Meru

Accommodation: No Accomodation (End of Tour)

Meals & Drinks: All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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Inclusions

  • Professional, English-speaking Wilderness First Responder & CPR certified Guide
  • Proper Ration of Mountain crew (Cook & Porters)
  • Pre and Post accommodations (2 nights Bed and Breakfast)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Drinking water and Full Board Meals
  • All National Park & Hut Fees, Crew Permits and VAT
  • Quality Imported Equipments
  • Gate Transfers
  • Portable Private Toilet and Porter

Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Tips for porters and mountain crew
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Energy food & beverages, alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Personal hire gear such as trekking poles, sleeping bags, etc.
  • Additional lodge nights

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