This is the second highest mountain in Tanzania. It is a spectacular classic volcano cone, and well worthy a visit. A hike to the summit involves hiking through the grassland and lush forest on the mountain’s beautiful lower slopes, followed by a dramatic and exhilarating walk along the knife-edge rim of the horseshoe crater. There are two well maintained bulk houses on the route. The highest point of mount Meru is (4566m).
Mount Meru is a stratovolcano or composite volcano built up by many layers called strata made of hardened lava, tephra, pumice and volcanic ash. stratovolcanoes are characterized by a steep profile and periodic explosive eruptions and quiet eruptions. Mount Meru is located 70 Kilometres (43 miles) west of Mount kilimanjaro in Tanzania, it is the tenh highest mountain in Africa.
Day 1 Arusha-Momera
Pick-up from your hotel in Arusha and transfer to Momera gate (1500m) where the trekking starts. Hike for 10km to Miriakamba hut (2500m) for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 Momera-Saddle Hut
Hike for 6 km to Saddle hut (3400m) for dinner and overnight. Exclusively on Mount Meru.
Day 3 Saddle Hut-Meru Summit – Mount Meru
Attempt the mount Meru summit (4566m). Return to Saddle hut for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Momela-Arusha
Leave the mountain via the longer route to Mommela gate for transport back to Arusha hotel. Bed and breakfast basis.
Departure Dates & Prices
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|2016 Departure Dates||Prices From|
|01 Jan - 31 Mar 16||$00.00|
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Kindly liaise with our Tour Consultant for final pricing and Special Discounts. Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing a room. If different hotels are used for the various departures, then prices may change and special Supplements may apply on dates within certain travel times.
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