Mountain Kilimanjaro, Mountain Meru

This majestic and mysterious Snow-capped Mountain, Africa highest, stands 3 degrees
South of Equator approximately 140km from Arusha town and 60km from Moshi town.

This extinct volcano is situated in the Kilimanjaro National Park and its outstanding features are its major volcanic centers.

Mount Kilimanjaro is highest mountain in Africa. Its snow-capped summit looms majestically at 5895 metres or 19,340 ft. You can be seen from great distance.

Despite its height, most physically fit people are able to climb Kilimanjaro as no mountaineering skills or equipment are required. Our able guides will assure you the experience of a life time. This climb can be done anytime of the year except during the long rain season of April and May

There are several ways to reach the top. Marangu route (to the West) is the most popular, Machame (to the West) Umbwe and Mweka (to the South) are more demanding.

Mount Meru is one of Africa’s most beautiful volcanoes, and it is the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,5685m, the fifth highest in Africa.

The mountain is located within Arusha National Park, Tanzania’s gem. This prime location gives walkers the opportunity to spot some of the birds and wildlife that inhabit the area. The ascend is quite steep, the route to the summit passes over streams, through parkland, mountain forest, a giant heather zone and moorland.

The summit is reached by a narrow, barren ridge, which provides stunning views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater. Weather permitting, Kilimanjaro can be seen in the West. There are two huts available to climbers on the mountain and firewood is supplied. The best time to climb Meru is between October and February. But also June to September, while it is colder then.

ITINERARY

3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS

Day Two :

Drive to Arusha National park for registration and start climbing Miriakamba hut.

Day Two:

Proceed to saddle hut

Day Three :

Attempt to the summit and return to the gate. Drive back to Arusha.

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