Start off from Arusha after breakfast to Momella gate which is found within Arusha National park, after registration at the gate start off with the team of guide, porters, cook and a ranger provided by the national park for escort, along the way you get a chance to see wild animals like giraffes, monkeys, antelopes,zebras,elephants etc. The first day its similar to walking safari. Later dinner and overnight at Miriakamba hut.
Distance: 10 Km
Time: 5-6 hrs
After breakfast at Miriakamba hut start off the hiking to saddle below the little meru, although it is steep climb but it is a short day, along the way you will get a chance to see a clear view of Meru crater and beautiful Ash cone. After hot lunch at the saddle hut, relax a bit and then start off again hiking for a short climb to the summit of little meru(2830m) for a view before a sunset.
Elevation: 2500m – 3500m
Day 3-Summit day
Wake up around 1:00am for tea & biscuits, then begin hiking for the summit, start off an steep grade to Rhino Point Rhino point(3800m) to cobra point (4350m), the last hour of the hike you will scramble on a rocky ridge between the crater and inner cliff of Meru, you will reach the summit of mount meru(4565) at sunrise with beautiful view of Mount Meru Ash cone and mount Kilimanjaro, after you start to descend back to Miriakamba hut (2500m) for dinner and overnight
Day 4:Miriakamba hut to Arusha
After long rest and breakfast, you will start off the final descend to Momella gate where you will meet a car from our company waiting at the gate to take you back to your hotel in Arusha.
-Transport from and back to your hotel in Arusha
-All Park fees
-3 meals per day all days on the mountain
-clean drinking water
-experienced professional team of guide, Porters and cook
-Internal & international flights