4 Days Meru Trekking - Mount Meru Trekking

  • Duration 4 days
  • No Of People From 1 person

4 Days Mount Meru Trek - Regal Trails Adventures

Embark on an exhilarating 4-day Mount Meru trekking adventure with Regal Trails Adventures, immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of one of Tanzania's iconic peaks.

Mount Meru, known for its diverse landscapes, presents a journey through lush rainforests at lower altitudes to the alpine desert near the summit. The 4 Days Mount Meru Trek offers a challenging ascent through various ecosystems, ensuring a comfortable experience while showcasing the mountain's unique features.

This condensed trek is ideal for those seeking hut accommodations and a relatively shorter adventure. However, physical preparedness and acclimatization are crucial to maximize the chances of reaching the summit.

Route Overview:
Duration: Typically a 4-day trek, providing a condensed yet challenging experience.
Difficulty: Considered moderate, 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 moderately challenging, proper physical fitness and preparation are recommended to ensure an enjoyable and successful trek.

Highlights of Mount Meru 4 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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Tur Funktioner


Denna budgettur inkluderar camping och hotell.

Privat tur

Denna tur kommer att organiseras exklusivt för dig och delas inte med andra.

Kan starta vilken dag som helst

Om tillgänglighet medger kan denna tur starta vilken dag som helst.

Kan anpassas

Du kan begära ändringar i denna tur.

Lämplig för solo-resenärer

Solo-resenärer kan boka denna privata tur.

Minsta ålder på 7 år

Den lägsta åldern för denna tur är 7 år.

Aktiviteter och Transport

Inkluderar transfer till och från flygplatsen

Förflyttning: Vandring/promenad

Du kommer att hälsas välkommen av en representant från Regal Trails Adventures när du anländer till Kilimanjaro International Airport och tas till Luxury Lodge i Moshi B&B för natten. Din huvudguide kommer att träffa dig för en genomgång, kontrollera din utrustning och ordna för att hyra eventuell ytterligare utrustning.


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

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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.

Elevation: 3500m/11483ft to 4562m/14967ft

Distance: 28km/17mi

Hiking Time: 13-14 hours

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.

Main Destination: Mount Meru

Accommodation: Budget camping

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

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DAY 4: Summit to Miriakamba Hut to Momella gate

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After our early morning descent from Saddle Hut, we follow a shorter and quicker route that takes us through open grassland and mixed forest.

There's a possibility of encountering wildlife along the way. By late morning, we reach Momella Gate, where our return transfer will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Arusha or Moshi.

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

Elevation (m): From 2,514 m to 1,500 m to 1,387 m

Elevation (ft): From 8,250 ft to 4,921 ft to 4,921 ft

Distance: 10 km

Hiking Time: 2-4 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest.

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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No of Clients Price Per Person
From $1,200


  • Professionell guide, engelsktalande Wilderness First Responder & CPR-certifierad
  • Rätt andel av berget besättning (kock och bärare)
  • För- och efterboende (2 nätter med frukost)
  • Flygplatsöverföringar
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  • Dricksvatten och helpension
  • Alla nationalparks- och hyttavgifter, besättningstillstånd och moms
  • Kvalitetsimporterad utrustning
  • Gate-överföringar
  • Portabel privat toalett och bärare


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