Day 1 - Arusha to Momela Gate to Miriakamba Hut You will be picked up after breakfast at your accommodation, then transported to the gate for an early starts of your Mount Meru Adventure. Once we reach the park gate we will proceed with a 4 to 5 hours trek through the forest, passing the sacred Fig tree arch and excellent viewpoints that show the open plains and lakes of Arusha National Park. The altitude at Miriakamba hut is 2514m.
Day 2 - Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut After breakfast you hike towards Saddle hut, a 3 to 4 hours hike of about 4 km. The path winds up through the forest, passing Buffalo swamp and Elephant Ridge, and due to the short hike this day, you can choose to detour and go for climbing the Little Meru Summit at 3820 m. This will take you another hour, and give you a superb view of the summit and of Mount Kilimanjaro. Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut 3.570 m above sea level.
Day 3 - Saddle Hut to The summit to Miriakamba Hut Leaving Saddle hut at 2.00 AM for the 5 km climb to the summit should get you there in time to se the sunrise behind the great Kilimanjaro! You climb up and up along a narrow ridge, with sheer drops and the exposed nature of the path can even make the most experienced hiker a bit shaky. You climb steeply and reach the stunning views of the summit, Socialist Peak at 4.566 m above sea level. You decent the same rout, pass the Saddle Hut to Miriakamba Hut for your last night on the mountain.
Day 4 - Miriakamba Hut to Arusha You leave the hut in the morning for a 2 to 3 hour hike back down to Momela Gate along the same route as when you came. Transport back to Arusha, or continuing for one of our wildlife safaris.