Meru Hiking, Mt Meru Climbing
ONE: NAIROBI - ARUSHA
Travel to Arusha from Nairobi. Dinner and overnight in a hotel in Arusha
TWO: MT. MERU CLIMB - MARIAKAMBA HUT
After early breakfast proceed for Mt. Meru Climb. At 4566m (14,900ft)
mount Meru is the fifth highest Mountain in Africa. Walk up to Mariakamba
Hut for dinner and overnight.
THREE: MARIAKAMBA HUT-SADDLE HUT
After breakfast there is steep but relatively relaxed walk up to the saddle
Hut, pressing through the open North-Eastern flanks of the Mountain where
the red flowered Hagenia Trees grows profusely. Less obvious but also
sharing the Montane forest, are Bushbuck, Mountain Reed buck, and Ducker
who forge among the undergrowth and do not venture out into the exposed
upper slopes where giant heather have come to dominate. Dinner and overnight
at Saddle Hut.
FOUR: SADDLE HUT - SUMMIT- ARUSHA
Walk to summit and then descend to the gate and transfer clients to Arusha
for Dinner and overnight.
FIVE: ARUSHA - NAIROBI
Depart Arusha to arrive in Nairobi in the evening. Dinner and overnight