6 Days Trekking Adventure Mount Meru

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 6 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 4566 meters
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  • Starts Moshi, Tanzania
  • Ends Moshi, Tanzania
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Mt Meru is the 5th highest mountain in Africa and is only 70 km from Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Mount Meru is an active (but dormant) volcano located north of Arusha in Tanzania
  • The route passes over watercourse, parkland, montane forest, heather zone and moorland
At 4,566 m Mt Meru is the fifth highest mountain on the African continent and the second highest in Tanzania. About 250,000 years ago, a massive volcanic eruption blew away the entire eastern flank of the mountain and left it with the distinctive appearance it has today.

The mountain became well known mainly because it is only 70 km from Mount Kilimanjaro. Mt. Meru has become a popular "warm up" trek for Kilimanjaro climbers.

Mt. Meru is located within Arusha National Park, and usually the climber can start the trip from Moshi or Arusha, in Northern Tanzania. This major location provides Mount Meru climbers the chance to spot some wildlife that naturally inhabits the area.

The ascend is fairly steep and the route to the summit passes over watercourse, through parkland, montane forest, a giant heather zone and moorland.

The summit is made by a narrow, barren ridge, which gives spectacular views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT ENOSA EXPEDITIONS
5 - Excellent
Based on 73 reviews
  • Les
  • From England
  • On Apr 02 2019
5 - Excellent
Les' review for another Enosa Expeditions tour
“Absolutely brilliant, couldnt fault anything, was way above our expectations, Guides and Porters where fantastic would definitely recommend”
  • Joppe
  • From Netherlands
  • On Jan 20 2020
5 - Excellent
Joppe's review for another Enosa Expeditions tour
“My 7 day climb of the Kilimanjaro with Enosa Expeditions was a great experience!

I booked my climb with Enosa via an international intermediary which worked well for a very decent price.

Together with an another European we formed a group of two climbers, supported by a total of 11 support staff: 2 guides, 1 cook, 1 waiter/porter and 7 porters.

All of them worked with their heart. Their loyalty to you is incredible in allowing you to reach the top. Also the porters worked incredibly hard. Guidance was very professional, while the cooking was magical in what we received every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Through all sorts of ways, the guides follow your physical (and mental) condition closely which gives a good feeling. If necessary, they have various measures they can initiate. I received a packing list from Enosa after booking and had a breefing and gear check with the guide one day before the start. What I forgot to bring I could borrow from Enosa.

Perhaps only thing for improvement is regarding tipping. There is much being said online about how much to tip. Numbers can vary greatly online. Much is also dependent on group and staff size. Enosa, but other operators as well, might help in providing clarity on this so you can better prepare this before getting to Tanzania. It is not so easy to lay your hand on large amounts of dollars in the country itself. Enosa allowed for paying tip with Creditcard which helped!

I will definitely advise booking with Enosa anytime! I want to thank the whole team as well as Noel Ernest for making this never to forget!”
  • Avia
  • On Jul 06 2017
5 - Excellent
Avia's review for another Enosa Expeditions tour
“I just got back from a 5 day camping safari to the Serengeti, Tarangire & Ngorongoro Crater. I have been travelling independently for nearly 20 years and this is only the 2nd tour I have done - and I have to say I was extremely impressed. My driver/guide Shirima was knowledgeable, helpful and great company, not to mention a very careful driver. He took me around each park sharing his extensive expertise on the environment, culture and wildlife, he answered all of my questions and more, and really made the trip very special and person. Also with us was a chef, Hameesi who conjured three great meals a day including a 3 course meal for dinner each night - the food was tasty and high quality, particularly considering he made them all in camp kitchens! Hamees was also great fun and good company. As a solo female traveller, safety and security is always in the back of my mind, but I didn't feel uneasy for a moment. I couldn't recommend Shirima and Hamees more highly, this is a trip I will never forget!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival in Moshi
  • Day 2: Meriakamba Hut
  • Day 3: Saddle Hut (Full board)
  • Day 4: Summit Day
  • Day 5: Meriakamba Hut to Momella Gate to Moshi
  • Day 6: Departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Camping facilities
  • Accommodation
  • Meals during the climb
  • Certified English-speaking guide
  • Transfer from and to Kilimanjaro International Airport
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal mountain gear
  • Sleeping bag
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CANCELLATION

10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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