4 Days Mount Meru Trekking



Mount Meru is one of the freestanding volcanoes, At 4566 meters it is Tanzania’s second highest mountain and the fourth highest mountain in Africa. It last erupted in 1910 but now it is among the died volcanoes. Over 500,000 years ago, Mount Meru erupted in a tremendous explosion that destroyed it’s cone shape and resulted in a horseshoe crater with the eastern side removed. The resulting mountain has its summit on the west side with it’s inner walls rising over 1,500m from the crater floor, making them among the tallest cliffs in Africa.

Mount meru is in Arusha National park, with different wild animals from the foots of mountain to the base camp the Saddle Hut, that is on between the two peaks, Little Meru and Big Meru.

Once trekking to Meru Mountain the armed ranger guide/escorting the climber(s) to the mountain and back to ensure security and safety of climb from harsh wild animals. It is, however, allowed to climb the inner Ash Cone but the park only recommends this for researchers and issues a special permit for this activity. The first man to trek Mount Meru is Dr. Fritz Jaeger, who climbed it on 1904.


Depart Moshi or Arusha early in the morning and drive to Camp in Lake Natron, the transfer takes around seven hours, here you will be able freshen up then visit Ngare Sero Waterfalls which descend from the Nguruman Escarpment west of Lake Natron. After your tour of the waterfalls, you will head back to the camp for dinner and overnight..

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Lake Natron, an alkaline lake that serves as the principal breeding site for three-quarters of the world’s population of Lesser Flamingoes. After your tour of Lake Natron, you will head back to the camp so as to get enough rest before you trek up the mountain at midnight.

Your climb will start at midnight and it will take around five to six hours whereby you will reach the summit in time to witness the amazing sunrise as it illuminates the Great Rift Valley. During your climb, you will be escorted by an experienced Maasai guide. After exploring the peak you will head back down the mountain to the base where your driver will be waiting for you to take you back to the camp to rest and freshen up. You will then be transferred back to Arusha/Moshi through Ngare Sero Maasai village where you will be able to visit the Maasai bomas and experience their ways of life.




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