Mount Meru 1 Day Hike in Tanzania

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Mount Meru 1 Day Hike

Overview of Mount Meru Day Hike

The Mount Meru Day Hike is a thrilling adventure that offers breathtaking views and an exhilarating experience for outdoor enthusiasts like you. Located in Tanzania, Mount Meru is the second-highest mountain in the country and provides a challenging yet rewarding trek for you if you are up for the challenge. The Mount Meru 1 Day Hike allow you to experience the beauty and grandeur of the mountain in a shorter time frame, perfect for you if you have a limited time or looking for a quick adventure.

The hike begins early in the morning, as you gather at the Macpace Tours and Safaris office in Arusha or Moshi to meet your guides and receive a briefing on the trail ahead. With experienced guides leading the way, you will feel confident in navigating the mountain and making the most of your day. The trail is well-marked and offers a variety of terrains, from lush forests to rocky slopes, providing a diverse and captivating journey.

As you ascend Mount Meru, you will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. On clear days, it is possible to see Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance, adding to the awe-inspiring scenery. Along the way, you may encounter unique wildlife, such as buffalo, colobus monkeys and various bird species, adding to the sense of adventure and discovery.

Reaching the summit of Mount Meru is a momentous achievement, and you will be greeted with a sense of accomplishment and awe-inspiring views. The feeling of standing atop this majestic mountain is unmatched, and it is an experience that will be cherished for a lifetime. However on this day hike, you will end up at the first campsite, MiriaKamba Camp. After taking in the breathtaking views and capturing memorable photos, you will begin your descent back down the mountain, completing your Mount Meru 1 Day Hike with a sense of fulfillment.

Overall, the Mount Meru 1 Day Hike offers an unforgettable adventure for you if you are seeking to experience the natural beauty and wonder of Tanzania. With its challenging yet rewarding terrain and stunning views, this hike is perfect for you if you have a short time but still want to immerse yourself in nature. Whether you are an experienced hiker or new to trekking, this day hike is sure to leave you with lasting memories and a newfound appreciation for the beauty of Mount Meru.

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trip overview
trip overview

Mount Meru Day Hike Itinearary

After your breakfast in the morning, your will be picked up from your hotel, either Arusha/Moshi. Drive to the Arusha National Park main entrance gate which is 45minutes drive from Arusha town and 90minutes drive from Moshi. The hike starts at approximate 0930 am after registration and get permit at Momella Gate then taking our Ranger before driving to the very end of the road to Kitoto View Point. You will follow the trails and observe animals and nature while be listening to some stories about Meru Mountain from your guide and be crossing some beautiful vast plains to the roots of the mountain. From here we hike through the Afromontane Forest and into the crater. After about 3 hours walk, you will stop for lunch in a relaxing environment before continuing for another short walk before reaching your final destination. After taking a few moments of relaxation at the crater of mountain, you will start heading back to the gate ready to depart backage sites. In the evening you will walk back to Morum Barrier gate, where the vehicle will be waiting to transfer back to your accommodation in Moshi/Arusha.

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