Mount Meru 1 Day Hike In Arusha National Park : This one-day climb up Mount Meru is an incredible and ideal adventure hike. Mount Meru is a dormant stratovolcano located in Arusha National Park, 70 kilometers (43 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro in southern Tanzania. It is the second-highest mountain in Tanzania and the fifth-highest mountain in all of Africa, rising to a height of 4566 meters. Focus East Africa Tours has created this 1-day Mount Meru climb and walk packages In order to cater to visitors with limited time and little interest in climbing the second-highest peak in Tanzania.
In addition to learning about the locals that live on the mountain’s side throughout your day trip climb and hike, you will have the chance to see incredible wildlife and greenery. Arusha town is located on the mountain’s slope and may be reached after roughly 12 hours of climbing from Tengeru Cultural Center.
WHY THIS ITINERARY?
When visiting Arusha, do you have a limited amount of time or simply want to try something new? This hike is ideal for anyone who enjoys being active, for families, or even for locals looking for something a little different to do on the weekend.
An early-morning climb on the breathtaking Mt. Meru slopes, followed by a trip inside the crater, and then a picnic at Kitoto View Point. You can combine this walk with a late-afternoon game drive in Arusha National Park before heading back home.
Afromontane Forest, which is less crowded than Kilimanjaro, signs and potential sightings of wildlife on foot, outstanding birdlife, and game drives in Arusha National Park, one of East Africa’s underappreciated mountains.
Mount Meru 1 Day Hike In Arusha National Park ITINERARY
Day 00: Arrival: Kilimanjaro
When you arrive at the Arusha/Kilimanjaro airport, you will be met by a representative from Tanzania Focus East Africa Tours who will drive you to the White House Hotel, where you can unwind and enjoy the surroundings. The hotel offers all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay, and the guide will give you all the information you need to get ready to begin your route the following day.
Day 01: climbing or hiking Mount Meru
8:00 a.m., your guide will pick you up at the accommodation after breakfast, ready for a short drive to the park gate. A guide will give a brief overview of the one-day Mount Meru walk while driving.
At 9:00 a.m., the Mount Meru 1-day hiking tour will begin. As you hike through a tropical trail covered in banana trees, you’ll hear your guide tell some exhilarating legends about the Meru people.
Continue your ascent of the mountain at 12:00 p.m., where you may enjoy the breathtaking views of Arusha’s lower regions while learning about the forest’s rich birds, stunning butterflies, monkeys, forest antelopes, and other medicinal plants. You will eventually stop hiking and find a nice place to have lunch.
You will continue hiking for an hour after lunch to reach Meru Falls around 13:00. The height is 22000 meters, the waterfalls are enormous and pleasant, and you may take a break at Meru Falls.
At 16:00 hours, you will begin returning to the crater after spending a few hours relaxing and soaking in the view at Meru.
You begin your descent back down into the crater at 17:00 hours, where you will meet our Focus East Africa Tour’s driver guide, who will then pick you up and take you back to your hotel in Arusha town.
THE TRIP COST INCLUDES
- Park Fees
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Gate transfer
- Crew wages
- Fair and Sustainable Salary Crew Wages
- During the climb, you will sleep in huts.
- Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
- Drinking Water
THE TRIP COST EXCLUDES
- Items of a personal nature
- Laundry Services
- Tips for mountain crew
- Mountaineering insurance.
Kindly get in touch with us to know the price for this tour and to make a booking. Either a private expedition or joining a group are options for this 1 days mount meru hiking tour. If you want to be a part of a group, send us your inquiry, and we’ll help you join a group. The same goes for those interested in a private tour!