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3 Days Climb

Itineraries

Day 1

Moshi/ Arusha - Meriakamba Hut (Full Board)

Meriakamba Hut

We drive from Moshi/Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.

Elevation 1,387 m to 1,500 m, Distance: 10 km,
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours Habitat: Montane Forest.

Day 2

Meriakamba Hut - Saddle Hut (Full Board)

Saddle Hut

The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb.

The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater 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.

Elevation 2,514 m to 3,570 m, Distance: 8 km, Hiking
Time: 3-5 hours
Habitat: Forest and Moorland

Day 3

Saddle Hut - Summit Day – Back To Moshi

Saddle Hut

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 ridge line 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 Momella gate. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you to Moshi or Arusha at your hotel.

Elevation 3,570 m to 4,565m, Distance: 5 km up 13 km down, Hiking Time: 12 – 14 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest.

Day 1 Moshi - Meriakamba Hut (Full Board)

Meriakamba Hut

We drive from Moshi/ Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.

  • Elevation 1,387 m to 1,500 m, Distance: 10 km,
  • Hiking Time: 4-6 hours Habitat: Montane Forest.

Day 2 Meriakamba Hut - Saddle Hut (Full Board)

Saddle Hut

The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater 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.

  • Elevation 2,514 m to 3,570 m, Distance: 8 km, Hiking
  • Time: 3-5 hours
  • Habitat: Forest and Moorland

Day 3 Saddle Hut - Summit Day – Back To Town

Saddle Hut

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 ridge line between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater. We return back and after some brunch at Saddle Hut, we continue down to Miriakamba hut for dinner.

  • Elevation 3,570 m to 4,565m, Distance: 5 km up 13 km down, Hiking Time: 12 – 14 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest.

Day 4 Depart Moshi/ Arusha

After breakfast we undergo the final section takes up to 3 hours to return to Momella gate where our vehicles will be waiting for pick up. It is allowed to have a short game drive in the park with your crew before returning to Moshi/ Arusha for overnight.