Day 4: Saddle Hut (3500m) to Socialist Peak (4562m) to Miriakamba Hut (2500m)

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.

Distance covered:19km / 12mi

Approx. time taken: 10 – 12 hours

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 5: Miriakamba Hut (2500m) to Momella gate (1500m) – Arusha

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 mountain 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 back in Arusha town.

Distance covered: 14km / 8.5mi

Approx. time taken: 4 – 5 hours

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 6: Depart Tanzania

The day is left free to wind down after the trek before your flight home. Depending on flight times you could go and explore Arusha town and grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport.

Hotel in Arusha: bed and breakfast included.

Prices include:

  • Airport or border transfers before and after Meru trekking.
  • Hotel in Arusha,before and after trekking, bed and breakfast included.
  • Transfer from the hotel to Momella Park Gate for the start of trekking.
  • Transfer from Park Gate to Hotel after trekking.
  • Accommodation in the mount huts during the trekking.
  • All Kilimanjaro climbing fees.
  • 3 meals per day during the trekking.
  • The services of our mountain guide, cook and porters.

Not included in the price

  • Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
  • Beverages during the trekking like alcohols.
  • Sleeping bags and other private trekking gears.
  • Travel insurance
  • All items of personal nature.
  • Tips to mountain guides, cook and porters (find below the recommended amounts).