Mount Meru Trekking

Embark on the adventure of Mount Meru Trekking, Tanzania’s second-highest peak at 4562 meters, renowned as the fourth highest in Africa. Situated just 70 km from Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru has gained popularity as a favored “warm-up” trek for those preparing to conquer Kilimanjaro.

Key Highlights:

  • Acclimatization Peak: Little Meru (3801 m/12533 ft), the secondary peak, serves as an acclimatization walk on the trek’s second day.
  • Dual Summits: Achieve certificates for reaching both Little Meru and the primary summit, known as “Socialist Peak.”
  • Group Trekking: Experience the journey in a group accompanied by porters, cooks, and guides.
  • Varied Vegetation Zones: Traverse diverse vegetation zones over multiple days, providing a preview of Kilimanjaro’s ecological diversity.
  • Midnight Summit Attempt: Commence your summit attempt around midnight, reaching the peak at sunrise.
  • Rapid Descent: Descend an impressive 2000 meters on the same day, mirroring the exhilarating descent of Kilimanjaro’s summit day.

Altitude Challenge:

  • Height Adaptation: At 4562 meters (14967 feet), Mount Meru demands physiological adjustments to acclimatize to the altitude.

Embark on the Mount Meru Trekking expedition, a thrilling precursor that prepares you both mentally and physically for the grandeur of Kilimanjaro.