MT. MERU in Arusha National park has an altitude of 4566m and is the second highest mountain in Tanzania. This mountain is dormant volcano and it offers a magnificent view of the imposing Mt. Kilimanjaro and the spectacular Rift Valley for visitors who climb Mt. Meru. Also the area hosts the very big variety of species of birds, both resident and migrant, the best months is September until April for the migrant birds to be seen.
Day 1: Transfers to Momella gate(alt.2100m) registration of the
climb, thereafter start climbing up to Miriamkamba hut(alt.2541m) for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Climbing to the big valley then to saddle hut alt.3570 later back
to saddle hut for dinner and overnight. A hike up to the little Meru is done
in the late afternoon hrs.
Day 3: Final ascent to the Meru peak 4566m,descend down to saddle hut
then to Miriakamba hut for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Walk slowly to Momella gate arrival by 10:30am and transfers to