Arrive in Arusha Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to outpost Lodge, where the rest of the day is at leisure. We stay at outpost Lodge, and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure. We will gather in the hotel for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Day 2: Meriakamba Hut (2500m) (Full board)
We drive from outpost Lodge in Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route (5-7 hours). Dinner and overnight at Miriakamba Hut.
Day 3: Saddle Hut (Full board)
The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone. After hot lunch at Saddle Hut we can make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset. Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut (3500 m.): 3-5 hours walking.
Day 4: Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hut (Full board)
We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) on time for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridge line between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater. We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Momella gate.
The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to Arusha. Saddle Hut to the summit to Momella Gate: 12-14 hours walking.
|Items included||Items excluded|
|˖ Mount Meru trekking according to the itinerary
˖ Professional English speaking guide
˖ Mountain crew (cook & porters)
˖ Meals according to the itinerary
˖ Drinking water
˖ Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, table)
˖ All mentioned transfers
˖ One night accomodation before the climb
˖ Optional activities
˖ Alcoholic and soft drinks
˖ Visa fees
˖ Personal spending money for souvenirs
˖ Travel Insurance