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4-Day Mount Meru Trek: Summit Tanzania's Second Highest Peak

 Unforgettable Hike


Embark on an exhilarating four-day adventure to the summit of Mount Meru, Tanzania's second highest peak. This extended itinerary offers a deeper exploration of the awe-inspiring landscapes and rugged beauty that define this dormant volcano. As the sun ascends, we depart from your accommodation in Arusha, beginning a journey that promises both challenge and wonder.

A hearty breakfast, savored amidst the mountain's embrace, prepares you for the journey ahead. The ascent continues, each step a testament to your determination and spirit. The thrill of reaching Socialist Peak, the highest point on Mount Meru, is unparalleled. The memory of this epic day will forever be etched into your soul.

While this four-day adventure offers an in-depth experience of Mount Meru, our multi-day treks beckon, promising a deeper connection with this iconic mountain. Experience the raw beauty of Mount Meru, guided by our expert team, and supported by Gomberi Travel's commitment to creating unforgettable journeys. Book your Mount Meru trek today and let the mountain's majesty leave an indelible mark on your spirit.


Day 1: Momella Gate to Miriakamba Hut

  • Elevation (ft): 4,921ft to 8,250ft

  • Distance: 10 km

  • Hiking Time: 4-6 hours

  • Habitat: Montane Forest

Begin your ascent at Momella Gate, winding through the captivating montane forest. The trail leads to Miriakamba Hut, providing a gentle introduction to the wonders of Mount Meru.


Day 2: Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut

  • Elevation (ft): 8,250ft to 11,713ft

  • Distance: 8 km

  • Hiking Time: 3-5 hours

  • Habitat: Moorland

Delve deeper into Mount Meru's moorland on this day, witnessing the evolving scenery as you make your way to Saddle Hut.


Day 3: Saddle Hut to Socialist Peak, then back to Miriakamba Hut

  • Elevation (ft): 11,713ft to 14,968ft (and down to 8,250ft)

  • Distance: 5 km ascent / 13 km descent

  • Hiking Time: 10-12 hours ascent / 4-6 hours descent

  • Habitat: Alpine Desert / Montane Forest

Embark on the final ascent to Socialist Peak, beginning in the early hours. Witness a breathtaking sunrise (weather permitting) from this unparalleled vantage point. Descend to Miriakamba Hut, culminating an unforgettable Mount Meru adventure.


Day 4: Miriakamba Hut to Momella Gate

  • Elevation Loss: 8,250ft to 4,921ft

  • Distance: 10 km

  • Hiking Time: 3-4 hours

  • Habitat: Montane Forest


Embark on the final leg of your Mount Meru journey, descending through the lush montane forest to Momella Gate. As you traverse this enchanting terrain, reflect on the remarkable achievement of summiting Africa's second highest peak.



Starting from 1199 USD

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What is included​​

  • Quality, Waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tent

  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs

  • Certified, experienced, English speaking mountain guides

  • All Tanzanian National Park Fees

  • Government Climbing Taxes

  • Climbing permits

  • All hot Meals prepared by our cook while on Mountain

  • Guides, Porters and Cook Salaries

  • Fair and ethical treatment of Porters

  • Enough porters to carry your luggage

  • Safety Equipment

  • Emergency Oxygen

  • Pulse Ox meter

  • Hot drinks at every meal

  • Water provided on climb, mineral water for the first day and boiled water every day

  • Emergency rescue fees

  • Personal Summit Certificate signed by the National Park and your Guide

What is not included

  • International airfares and departure taxes

  • Personal items and toiletries

  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, laundry services, and visa and international flight ticket fees

  • Private portable mobile toilet with a tent on the mountain

  • Tips for guides, porters, and cook

  • (Tipping guide: 10-20$US for Porter, 15-25$US for Cook, 20-30$US for Guide, per day and per group) Please Expect 15-20% Tipping

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