4 Day Mount meru trekking is an active stratovolcano located 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of Mount Kilimanjaro in the nation of Tanzania. At a height of 4,565 metres (14,977 ft), it is visible from Mt Kilimanjaro on a clear day,[ and is the ninth or tenth highest mountain in Africa.
Day 1: Drive to Momela Gate Mount Meru.
After breakfast drive to Momela gate Mount Meru is inside Arusha National Park which will allow you to see animals like buffalo, white colobus monkey, giraffe, Baboons, Warthogs and a number of Bird life. picnic lunch with you , you will start the ascend to the first hut Miriakamba Hut, The walk takes 4-5 hours through the dense rain forest, Dinner and overnight at Miriakamba Hut. alt. (2750mts.).
Day 2: Walking Through Saddle Hut.
After breakfast with picnic lunch starts ascend to Saddle Hut alt. 3750m. The hut is between the two peaks of Mount Meru Little Meru and Big Meru. The walk takes 4 to 5 hours, today if you wish you can discuss with your Guide so you can have hot lunch as a substitute of packed lunch. In the afternoon you will have an acclimatization walk to little Meru, then back to saddle hut for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Start to Climb to Summit. 4 Day Mount Meru trekking.
After a cup of coffee at 1 am or 2 am, start to climb to summit which is 4566m. The ascend takes 5 to 6 hours, you will be able to see Mount Kilimanjaro from top as well as Arusha town and Meru Crater but only if the sky is clear. After a short celebration descend to saddle hut for lunch, then proceed to Miriakamba for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Descending Towards the Gate. 4 Day Mount Meru trekking.
After breakfast you will keep descending towards the gate where you will meet our driver with a waiting car ready to drive you back to Arusha Out post hotel where the tour ends. Please find our more itinerary for extended safari to northern safari or Zanzibar beach holiday.
You can add a night before and after mount meru trekking at Ilboru Safari Lodge.