A morning hike on the beautiful slopes of the incredible Mt Meru. With an excursion into the crater before returning for a picnic at Kitoto View Point. This hike can be combined with an afternoon game drive to Arusha National Park before returning home. Signs and possible sightings of wildlife on foot, Afromontane forest, less busy than Kilimanjaro. Excellent bird life and game drives in Arusha National Park. One of the most under rated mountains in East Africa.
Short on time or just feel like doing something a bit different when in Arusha? This is the perfect hike for anyone active, for families. Even great for locals who want to do something a little different on the weekend.
Early in the morning, normally around 7am, you are collected from your hotel with a packed lunch and transferred to Arusha National Park. At Momella Gate we complete registration formalities and collect our Ranger before driving to the very end of the road to Kitoto View Point.
From here we trek for up to 4 hours through the Afromontane forest and into the crater before heading back to the car. Now you can take your time, overlooking the outstanding views and taking in the morning’s events. A morning hike on the beautiful slopes of the incredible Mt Meru with an excursion into the crater before returning for a picnic at Kitoto View Point.
In the afternoon you have the option to either call it a day or be transferred home or to spend a bit more time and wind your way through the national park (at no additional cost) before heading back.
Later in the afternoon you will meet our car waiting for you. Our representative will picking up and transfer back to airport or hotel where you will overnight.
Note: You can extend your safari trip to Kilimanjaro or Serengeti as you wish we can design it for you according to your preference. At the end of tour we will drop you off to the airport or bus station.
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Arrival and Departure Kilimanjaro airport (JRO) transfers to/from Arusha. For those who arrive/depart from Nairobi, we include schedule shuttle bus transfer, available at 8AM and 2PM daily.
Transport from the hotel in Arusha to the mountain and back to the Hotel.
Arusha national park permits, camping/hut fees, mountain rescue fees, value added tax (VAT), and all other applicable local government taxes/fees
Services of Guide, assistant guides
Accommodation in a hotel in Arusha for 2 nights (1 night before & 1 night after the climb)
Meals on the mountain
Items of personal nature
Climbing gears (most of them can be rented on arrival; we recommend you email the list of items you think you may consider renting)
Tips to the climbing crew
Visa, person iterms