|Activities:||Trekking, Half day game drive.|
|Min Persons:||2||Max Persons:||7|
This tour is physically exerting and is suited only to fit persons. Participants that undertake these tours are responsible for their own health and safety. Kanuth Adventures cannot be made responsible for your health during or after these tours. Inform yourself about altitude sickness. If in doubt seek the advice of your doctor before booking. We recommend the Southern root because it is the best for your acclimatization.
Mount Meru – the fifth highest mountain in Africa at 4,566 metres (14,990 feet) – dominates the park’s horizon. Its peaks and eastern foot slopes are protected within the national park. Meru offers unparalleled views of its famous neighbor, Kilimanjaro, while also forming a rewarding hiking destination in its own right. This hike is a great acclimatization for everyone who wants to climb Mt.Kilimanjaro.
Day 1: Arusha/Mariakamba Hut (4-5 hours)
Drive from Arusha to the Mt. Meru park gate where you will be met by our game ranger and porters. Hike for the few hours through Northern route or six hours Southern Route Via one of the park major attraction Fig tree to Mariakamba Hut at 8,500 ft. From here you may wish to take an evening walk on the slopes to view wildlife at one of the watering holes in the crater. Dinner and overnight rest at Mariakamba Hut.Meals Plan;Lunch & Dinner
Day 2: Mariakamba Hut – Saddle Hut (3-4hours)
After breakfast hike to up to 11,500 ft to arrive at Saddle Hut. If time permits you can climb a little further on Mount Meru for a scenic view of the ‘Roof of Africa’, Mount Kilimanjaro. This will also be part of more acclimatization. Overnight at Saddle Hut.Meals Plan;Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner
Day 3: Saddle Hut – Summit – Mariakamba Hut (4-6 hours)
An early rise to hike all the way to the summit before the afternoon clouds cover the summit. From the summit, descend back to the 11,500 ft Saddle Hut in time for lunch. After lunch, hike down to Mariakamba Hut for dinner and overnight.Meals Plan;Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner.
Day 4: Mariakamba Hut – Arusha
Breakfast at the camp and a leisurely morning. Descend through the southern route or the Northern route to the park gate to connect with your waiting transfer vehicle back to Arusha. Continue with other programs or depart.Meals Plan;Breakfast & Lunch
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|NC10: Mount Meru Trek (NC10)|
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Trekking Price includes:
- Park Fees
- Mountain climbing fee
- Rescue fee
- Porters and Guide allowance
- Food 3 meals per day
- 3 litres of mineral water per day
- Extras, personal expenses i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- Optional activities not outlined on the itinerary
- International flights & corresponding taxes
- Flying doctors rescue services
- Travel, Medical and luggage insurance
- Tips to the driver & guides
- Anything else not mentioned in the inclusions (above).