Our Safari Extensions
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3 Days Mount Meru Climbing
- Airport collection and drive to Overnight in L’Oasis Lodge in Arusha) D
- L’OASIS LODGE/ARUSHA TO MIRIAKAMBA HUT
- Transfer from L’Oasis lodge or your hotel in Arusha to the National park Gate in Momella.
- After the park formalities the hiking starts through the lush forest.
- Beginning at Momella gate, the path is not especially steep, and meanders though a plesant landscape.
- In the lower regions we will see elephant, giraffes and herds of cape buffaloes.
- The path becomes increasingly steeper, and above 2,000m it enters dense rain forest.
- We cross the Ngare-Nanyuki river. Than we reach Miriakamba hut.
- Dinner and overnight at Miriakamba Hut (8,400 ft) BLD
- MIRIAKAMBA HUT TO SADDLE HUT
- Leaving Miriakamba hut the path becomes steeper and the landscape more varied. Just before Saddle hut the rain forest gives way to a moorland/bush vegitation. The fauna is more varied and interesting.
- The path continues to ascend steeply through the pleasant forest Glades and giant heather up to Saddle Hut.
- A pleasant hiking trail leads us from the gap to Little Meru (3,800m). The view is said to be as beautiful as that from big Mt Meru.
- Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut (11,500 ft). BLD
- SADDLE HUT TO THE PARK GATE
- To ascend the main peak we start out very early.
- From Saddle hut a steep ascent in short loops, leads us to the gap between Little and Big Mt Meru, from there we continue to rhino point.
- Passing through rock and rubble we reach the main peak (no climbing and easy going).
- When the weather is fine we have a fantastic view of Mt Kilimanjaro and of Arusha National park.
- The same route leads us back to Miriakamba hut and then to the Momella Gate.
- Transfer back to Arusha for overnight L’Oasis Lodge. (Arusha) BLD
- Departure day: Transfer to Airport or to Arusha B
ALL INCLUSIVE OF AIRPORT TRANSFERS -ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE / ALL PARK FEES / RANGER FEES / 4X4 TRANSPORT / ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER-GUIDE/ FULL BOARD = BREAKFAST+LUNCH+DINNER / HOTEL ACCOMMODATION DAYS AS SHOWN ABOVE. / FLYING DOCTORS SERVICE
NOT INCLUDED ALL THINGS OF A PERSONAL NATURE IE: ALCOHOL / TIPS-GRATUITIES/LAUNDRY,
SOUVENIRS / AIRPORT TAX’ES/ SLEEPING BAGS.
BASED ON THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (PRICE IN US$ PER PERSON) <UPDATED 18.07.16 VAT INCLUSIVE>
|OPTION OF EXTRA ACCLIMATISATION DAY||$225|
|EXTRA DAY TO ACCLIMATISE ONES SELF BETTER AT MIRIAKAMBA HUT.|