Mount Meru 4 Days

Day 1: Momella Gate To Miriakamba Hut

We will depart to the Momella gate in the morning, as a starting point of the trek. The drive to the gate is roughly an hour and a half. After the registration you will start your trek accompanied by an armed ranger. Along the route you will catch spectacular views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Momella lakes. You will encounter animals such as cape buffaloes, giraffes, warthogs and bushbucks, to name a few. Your trek will end up at Miriakamba Hut where you will be spending the night.

Day 2: Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut

Todayís trek takes you through the steep path along the ridge of the saddle. Amazing views of the Meru crater, the ash cone and little Meru can be seen along the way. While trekking through the forest keep your eyes peeled for wildlife and the attractive wild flowers. Common animals include buffaloes and the black and white Colobus monkey. Your trek will end up at Saddle hut where you will be spending the night. After resting at the camp you will set off on an hour acclimatization trek to little Meru (3810m) then head back down to Saddle hut.

Day 3:  Saddle Hut to Socialist Peak To Miriakamba Hut

You will wake up just after midnight for a light meal then start your final ascent to Socialist Peak at the top of big Meru. The trail to the summit is steep and you will be climbing through gravel and rocky ridges. While at the summit you will enjoy breathtaking views of the Meru crater and ash cone. Occasionally, animals such as Klipspringers and mountain reedbucks can be seen over the rocky terrain. After the summit, you will then descend to Miriakamba Hut where you will be spending the night.

Day 4: Miriakamba Hut to Momella Gate

After breakfast you will begin your final descent to Momella gate. You will be using the southern route to descend. During your descent you will pass through the montane forest where you will pass the amazing Fig Tree Arch. Upon arrival at the Momella gate, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in Moshi or Arusha.

Book this tour


    • Transfer to/from Arusha National Park
    • Overnight stays in Mountain Huts
    • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
    • All Park fees
    • Rescue fees
    • All meals while on the Mountain
    • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
    • Large portions of fresh, healthy nutritious food
    • Clean, purified drinking water
    • Fair and ethical treatment of porters


    • International Flights
    • Optional activities and personal expenses
    • Alcoholic and soft drinks
    • Visa fees
    • Tips for mountain crew
    • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
    • Travel insurance