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1. Mt. Meru Trekking safari (4 Days Mt. Meru Trekking)

• Location
♣ Northern circuit
• Nearest Airport
♣ Kilimanjaro international airport
♣ Arusha airstrip
• Comfort Level
♣ 3 star
♣ Best value, clean and comfortable

• Trip Description
Mt Meru trekking safari is a four day trekking safari. Is the second highest mountain in Tanzania, at 4566metre (14,979 feet?)
It is overshadowed by Kilimanjaro, its famous neighbor, and frequently overlooked by visitors. But Meru is a spectacular mountain; a trek involves beautiful hiking through the grassland and forest on the mountain’s lower slopes, followed by a dramatic and exhilarating ridge-walk to the summit.
• Highlights
♣ Trekking Mt Meru
• Accommodation
∗ Location
Impala Hotel
♣ 45 minutes from Kilimanjaro international airport
♣ 2 minutes drive from city center
∗ Facilities at
Impala Hotel
♣ Swimming pool
♣ Curio shops
♣ Business center
♣ Internet café
♣ Bureau de change
♣ Satellite TV lounge
♣ Mountain bikes
♣ Sauna

• Day to day Itinerary
Mount Meru is the second highest mountain in Tanzania, at 4566metre (14,979feet).
It is overshadowed by Kilimanjaro, its famous neighbor, and frequently overlooked by visitors. But Meru is a spectacular mountain; a trek involves beautiful hiking through the grassland and forest on the mountain’s lower slopes, followed by a dramatic and exhilarating ridge-walk to the summit.
Itinerary
Day 1:
Arrive at Mt Kilimanjaro International airport, you will be meet by office representative and transferred to Arusha, Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at the Impala Hotel

Day 2:
After breakfast drive to Mt. Meru park gate where you will be met by game ranger and porters, hike for 4-5 hours to Mariakamba Hut at 8,500 ft. From there you may wish to take an evening walk on the slopes to view wildlife at one of the watering holes in the crater. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight rest at Mariakamba Hut.

Day 3:
After breakfast hike for 3-4 hours up to 11,500 ft to arrive at Saddle Hut. If time permits you can climb a little further on Mount Meru for a scenic view of the ‘Roof of Africa’, Mount Kilimanjaro. This will also be part of more acclimatization. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut.

Day 4:
An early rise to hike all the way to the summit before the afternoon clouds cover the summit for about 4-6 hours. From the summit, descend back to the 11,500 ft Saddle Hut in time for lunch. After lunch, hike down to Mariakamba Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 5:
Breakfast at the camp and a leisurely morning; descend to the park gate to connect with your waiting transfer vehicle back to Arusha at the Impala Hotel.