3 Days Climb up Mount Meru

Our Safari Overview

This is a private Hike up mount Meru with the shortest time possible, the total number of days for the package is 5 days (3 days hiking 1 day of arrival 1 day for departure). The arrival and departure days include airport transfers and a nights at a lodge. If you already in the country then the arrival and departure days should be disregarded. We’ve also provided two sets of prices for the full package 5 days and prices for just the 3 days of the climb

Mount Meru is the second highest peak in Tanzania and 5th highest mountain in Africa. You can climb it alone or as a warm- up climb in preparation for Kilimanjaro as usual. the technical requirements for climbing Meru are more extensive than climbing Kilimanjaro. Accommodation during the climb is in rustic wooden huts. Meru is not favorable to climb during the rainy seasons of (April & May).

Lost in Africa professional mountain guides are dedicated to you reach the top of Mount Meru hence fulfilling your goal/dream. They will adjust the pace accordingly and monitor your health periodically throughout the hike. You will be accompanied by your guide a cook and a team of porters (a crew of 8 people for 2 climbers). The more the climbers, the more the crew will be. 

Duration: 5 Days (3 days climbing, 1 day arrival, 1 day departure)

Detailed Itienerary

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport or point of entry and be transferred to your accommodation followed by a pre-climb briefing and equipment check.

Meals included: Lunch and Dinner (as per arrival time). | Accommodation: Masailand safari Lodge.

After breakfast, you’ll be picked up and transferred to Arusha national park’s Momella gate for registration and formalities before setting of with your guide and armed ranger. The ranger armed is there so you don’t get attack by wildlife such buffalo, hyenas, leopard which you will on first day of hiking along with the black and white colobus monkeys and a varied number of birds species.  With an abundance of wildlife and beautiful scenes the walk to our first camp will be one to remember.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. | Accommodation: Mariakamba Hut

We will leave the forest zone and Mariakamba hut behind in the morning. We will then enter the alpine desert zone and be at the Saddle Hut by lunch time. We’ll have views of Mt Meru Crater and the ash tray when at the ridge of the saddle. After setting camp and having lunch, we will go for an afternoon walk to the summit of little Meru (3820m). we will enjoy breathtaking views and further acclimatization benefits before heading back to the saddle.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. | Accommodation: Saddle Hut.

After breakfast, we leave for Serengeti North for a game drive seeing the incredible movement. Waterway intersections at Kogatende begins in August as the uber crowd sinks into the zone. Between August-October, game review is at its best with stream intersections basically ensured each day. There is no particular development as the crowds will in general traverse the waterway, following the downpours and consequent new grasses.

  Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. | Accommodation: Masailand safari. Lodge

The next morning after the climb you’ll continue with your trip with a safari extension or be brought to the airport for your flight home or to Zanzibar. Thanks for Choosing Lost in Africa.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (as per departure time). | Accommodation: (As per the next destination) 

Prices

All Seasons 2 People 3 People 4 People 5 People 6 People
 

Pricing with arrival & departure days (5 days total)

 

$1488

(744 pp)

$1995

(665 pp)

$2476

(619 pp)

$3015

(603 pp)

$3480

(580 pp)

Pricing excluding arrival and departure days (3 days of climbing only) $1352

(676 pp)

$1818

(606 pp)

 

$2300

(575 pp)

 

$2795

(559 pp)

$3264

(544 pp)

Included in Cost

  • • all park fees
  • • all accommodation as stated in the package
  • • all activities unless labeled as optional
  • • a professional Mountain Team (Guides, cook, porters)
  • • Airport pickup and Dropoff
  • • Two nights of accommodation in arusha or Moshi under full board basis
  • • All transfers to and from Kilimanjaro as per the package
  • • Kilimanjaro helicopter search and rescue (SAR) in case of emergency
  • • 24/7 Support from our team during the package duration
  • • All meals as per the package
  • • Non personal Hiking gear (chairs, Tents, Tables, mess Tents, Oxygen tank, oxygen meter, sleeping bags, Matresses, etc)

Excluded from Cost

  • • Tips for the crew (highly recommended)
  • • Personal hiking gear I.e clothing and footwear (can be rented here)
  • • International flights
  • • Domestic flights
  • • Services not mentioned in the program
  • • Items of personal nature and souvenirs
  • • Visas and visa fees