4 DAYS MOUNT MERU ROUTE



ITINERARY

We will spend a first night at Miriakamba Accommodation centre (2500m).from Momella gate to Miriakamba there are two routes, Southern and Northern routes.

Southern route (road) takes 5 hours walk from Momella gate to Miriakamba Accommodation centre.Through this route ,visitors have chances to see almost all mammals found in the Forest including hornbill,turaco and birds of prey. It is possible to see several species of butterflies such as mocker swallow tailed,soldier commodores,blue swallow tailed ,fig tree ,red hot pocket, mt Kilimanjaro and Momella lake’s,,,,,,,etc

Northern route Takes between 3_4 hours

Elevation (m): (1,500m to (2,500m)

Distance:10 km / 8km

Hiking Time: 3-4hours/ 5-6 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest.

The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will takkmius slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater ,also Kilimanjaro view ,black and white colobus, Buffalo, Bushbuck 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

Elevation (m): 2,500 m to 3,750 m

Distance:8 km

Hiking Time: Time: 3-4 hours

Habitat: Forest and Moorland.

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 ridgeline 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 Meriakamba Hut.

Elevation (m): 3,750m to 4,566m to 2,500m

Distance:5 km up 13 km down

Hiking Time: 10 – 12 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest

We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with a possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to your hotel in Arusha / Moshi

Elevation (m): 2,500m to 1,500 m

Distance:8 km down

Hiking Time: 2-4 hours

Habitat: Montane forest


NUMBER OF PEOPLE US DOLLAR
1 Person $900
2-4 People $850
5+ People $750
  • >>Private transport to & from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.
  • >>2 nights of accommodation in Moshi.
  • >>Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate
  • >>Park entry fees,
  • >>Camping fees.
  • >>Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees.
  • >>18% VAT on tour fees & services.
  • >>4 Season mountain tents
  • >>Double layered Sleeping Mats
  • >>Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters.
  • >>3 hot meals daily while on the mountain.
  • >>Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek.
  • >>Hot water for washing.
  • >>Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
  • >>Government taxes
  • >>Portable oxygen tanks & ox meter
  • >>Emergency first-aid kit.
  • >>Park entry fees,

  • >>Tipping , usually $20 per guide, $15 per cook, 10 per porter ,all per each day .
  • >>Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
  • >>Travel insurance
  • >>Flights.,
  • >>Laundry (Available at hotel).
  • >>Personal items and toiletries.


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