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3 Days Mount Meru Climbing Tour- JJ TRUST

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Embark on an exhilarating Mount Meru climbing tour, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Tanzania. This 3-day adventure promises awe-inspiring landscapes, diverse wildlife encounters, and an unforgettable ascent to Socialist Peak (4,566 meters), the summit of Mount Meru.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arusha to Mariakamba Hut (2,514 meters)

The journey begins in Arusha, the gateway to Tanzania's abundant natural wonders. After a scenic drive to Momella Gate in Arusha National Park, the excitement builds as you complete park registration and meet your experienced climbing guide and friendly porters. The expedition commences, leading you through the enchanting montane forest. Keep your eyes peeled for elusive colobus monkeys and a variety of colorful birds, making this lush ecosystem their home. As the day's trek unfolds, the sounds of nature surround you, creating a sense of tranquility. Your first night on the mountain is spent at Mariakamba Hut, where the sight of twinkling stars above will inspire you for the adventure ahead.

Day 2: Mariakamba Hut to Saddle Hut (3,500 meters)

After a hearty breakfast, the expedition continues through the heather and moorland zone. The landscape transforms as you ascend higher, revealing sweeping vistas of the African plains and distant volcanic peaks. The crisp mountain air invigorates your spirit as you trek further towards Saddle Hut, positioned at 3,500 meters. Upon arrival, indulge in a well-deserved lunch, followed by a moment of rest. For those seeking an extra challenge, an optional acclimatization hike to Little Meru (3,820 meters) is available, further preparing you for the ultimate summit experience. As the sun sets, Saddle Hut offers panoramic views that will leave you in awe, and the camaraderie with fellow climbers fosters a sense of unity.

Day 3: Saddle Hut to Summit Attempt and Return to Arusha

The pinnacle of the adventure has arrived as you rise before dawn to embark on the summit attempt. Under the enchantment of starlit skies, the ascent to Socialist Peak begins. The journey is demanding, but the allure of witnessing the sun rise above the horizon from the summit motivates every step. As the world transforms from darkness to daylight, you'll be rewarded with unparalleled vistas of Mount Kilimanjaro and the surrounding landscapes. A deep sense of accomplishment fills your heart as you conquer the peak, celebrating this remarkable feat with your fellow climbers. After a brief rest at Saddle Hut, the descent commences, providing a chance to reflect on the extraordinary journey. At Momella Gate, heartfelt farewells are exchanged with the climbing crew, and you return to Arusha, carrying with you cherished memories of a Mount Meru adventure like no other.

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    Tour Inclusions

  • Park fees - (For non-residents)
  • All activities - (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation - (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation - (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
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    Tour Exclusions

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour Tips
  • (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items
  • (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Drinks