Mount Meru is the topographic centerpiece of Arusha National Park. Its fertile slopes rise above the surrounding savanna and support a forest that hosts diverse wildlife including nearly 400 species of birds, black and white Colobus Monkeys, Said to be Buffaloes paradise. Big groups of Buffaloes can be seen, Giraffe, Warthog, Hippos at Momela Lakes, Zebras, Elephants and other Animals.Climbing Mount Meru is amazing Adventure, Is only Park where you can be walking and passing to the wild Animals without any problem. You Climb Mount Meru at the same time viewing wildlife animals at the same cost. This is what makes this Park more unique.Mount Meru has only one route to Summit. It’s huts route. 3-4 day climb but is recommended 4 days to get extra day to relax.Climb Mount Meru with SNOW AFRICA. Affordable cost and unforgettable experience.
Pick up at Kilimanjaro Airport, and drive to Arusha City in 45 minutes. Overnight at tulia boutique Hotel and Spa, bed and breakfast.
Morning after breakfast with packed picnic lunch, drive to Momella park gate for about 1hr. After payment start walking to Miriakamba hut. This should be the best day as you will be trekking and watching wild animals soon after start to walk. On the way expect to see big group of Buffaloes, Giraffe, Zebra, Warthog and others. Ranger with a gun will be walking with you every day and a Mountain Guide. The reason to walk with a ranger is because of wild animals. This first day you will be walking under heavy rain forest. The walk to Miriakamba hut takes about 4hrs. Dinner and overnight at Miriakamba hut 2,500m full board basis.
Morning after breakfast with picnic lunch, continue walking to saddle hut passing through huge jungle. The view of Mount Meru crater and Ash cone seen well along the trail. Enjoy the perfect view of Mount Kilimanjaro on east side. The walk takes about 4-5hrs. Dinner and overnight at the saddle hut 3,450m. Full board basis.
Midnight after refreshing tea with cookies, start walking for summit. Beautiful night with great sky full of stars. Ascend slowly to the summit of Mount Meru 6hrs. After arriving at the summit of Mount Meru(socialist Peak 4,562m), take pictures for about 20 minutes. After pictures descend to Miriakamba hut via saddle(where you will relax for one hour and get breakfast). After breakfast continues walking down to Miriakamba hut. The walk down takes about 5-6hrs total from summit. Dinner and overnight at Miriakamba hut. Full board basis.
Morning after breakfast take longer route down to Mommela gate via Fig tree. The route is wonderful with many animals to see on the way down. The way down to the gate takes about 5-6hrs. Meet van and transfer to tulia boutique Hotel and Spa in Arusha based on bed and breakfast.
Please Note: on day 5, our drive will pick you at the hotel and drive to Airport for your home flight, Zanzibar, or other destinations like wildlife safari or Kilimanjaro trek.
Mount Meru is the topographic centerpiece of Arusha National Park. Its fertile slopes rise above the surrounding savanna and support a forest that hosts diverse wildlife including nearly 400 species of birds, black and white Colobus Monkeys, Said to be Buffaloes paradise.
Dry season June – October and December to March is the best time to climb mount Meru.
After arriving to the airport you will be taken to Arusha 1hour where the next day you will be taken to Momela park gate.
You need layered clothing as it is chilling cold up on the summit and all gears from Kilimanjaro Climb Gear List .
Don’t worry, you will not be alone in Tanzania. Don’t think you are a guest in Tanzania, you are our family member.