MOUNT MERU

Mount Meru is a dormant stratovolcano that stands 4,566 meters (14,980 feet) tall. It is in Arusha National Park in Tanzania, 70 km (43 miles) west of Mount Kilimanjaro. Getting to the top of Mount Meru usually takes four days, but it is possible to do it in three

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Mount Meru Climbing

It can be seen from Mount Kilimanjaro on a clear day and, depending on how you count, is the fifth-highest mountain in Africa. Climbing Mount Meru, the second-highest mountain in Tanzania, is great because there’s no traffic and you can see a lot of wildlife as you hike.

Mount Meru: Facts to Know

-At 4,566m, it is Tanzania’s second-tallest mountain. On the first day of the climb, we saw a lot of wildlife.
-Great climb to get used to the altitude before tackling Kilimanjaro
-Ascent and descent on the Momela route over 3 days
– Huts that look like dormitories
Mount Meru Climb usually takes four days, but it can be done in three days. Even on this lower peak, getting used to the altitude is the key to success. All trekking groups start at Momella Gate and take the same path up the mountain.

Hikers will stay in a series of huts on their way to the top. Two different campsites have simple but comfortable rooms for hikers to stay in before they reach the top, which is at a place called Socialist Peak.
Travelers can get two benefits from climbing Mount Meru. First, it gives trekkers a smaller version of what it’s like to climb Kilimanjaro. This is a great adventure for people who don’t have a lot of time or don’t want to deal with the higher altitude on Kilimanjaro.

But perhaps more importantly, it’s a great way to prepare for the bigger challenges they’ll face on Kilimanjaro, taking some of the mystery and acclimatization process out of the picture before they even set foot on the mountain.

Mangokili Advenrures offers Mount Meru 3 day or 4 day Climbs. On the lower slopes, though, clients from different groups and operators often walk together with the armed ranger.

4 Days mount Meru climb

From $1110

3 Days Mount Meru Climb

From $890

Plan Mount Meru

Costs to climb My Meru vary by tour operator and group size, but you can expect to pay between $800 for a group climb and $1500 for a solo private climb.

What Our Clients Say About Us

Based on 21 reviews
Serina P
Serina P
2022-12-02
Excellent! We really enjoyed the safari, everything was well organized, it was wonderful.Dickson our guide was very professional, he did everything so that we could see as many animals as possible, it was a wonder every day.this Safari will remain an unforgettable memorythank you to the whole Mango Kili Adventuresi team
Moritz W
Moritz W
2022-10-23
Kilimanjaro Hike and visit of Tarangire and Ngorongoro Nationalpark We spent around 10 days with Mangokili adventures doing both a hike up Kilimanjaro, along the Lemosho route and visiting Ngorongoro and Tarangire Nationalpark. The hike up Kilimanjaro was amazing and the support we received by the team in terms of service and kindness was great, we really loved it. Also the trips to the Nationalparks were great and very interesting.
Gian Luca Reiss
Gian Luca Reiss
2022-08-25
Very nice! We were a group of 3 friends who climbed the Kilimanjaro with the Lemosho-Route in 6 days (normally 7 days) and did a 2-day safari afterwards. From the point of interest to the actual engagement, every worry and question was taken care of by Mangokili Adventures. The organization worked out super well. We had 2 great guides, 11 great porters for the Kilimanjaro-hike and 1 great guide for the safari. Especially good for trips with a budget. We paid in total about 2.400 USD.Super content.
Christoph S
Christoph S
2022-04-15
Einfach super Super Erlebnis.Wir hatten eine Tagestour und es war traumhaft. Immerwieder gerne.Alles war so wie geplant.Wie werden beim nächsten mal wieder buchen...
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cbarazaruiz
2022-04-02
Todo perfecto Todo perfecto y organizado. Amabilidad, juventud, profesionalidad y seguridad. Erick no solo nos hizo de anfitrión sino que se convirtió en un compañero más.Eficaz solucionando problemas y llevando la organización de forma perfecta.
Ruben R
Ruben R
2022-03-14
Amazing adventure Mangokili adventure is a great team... It's better say... they're an incredible team, all my group climbed the KILIMANJARO due to this amazing persons and after that we had three days in differents safaris. Marvelous
Herman F
Herman F
2021-08-20
Quite Adventurous! I have had an opportunity to travel with Mangokil Adventures company, they are real observe professionalism. I went with a friend and the founder Erick was very informative. He well organized our trip to our satisfaction. The Camping sites were awesome. He offered us a Mto wa Mbu free trip and was absolutely amazing. Seen a lot of artistic paints with millions meanings. This is the company I would definitely recommend anyone want to experience an adventurous life 🙂!Thank you Erick, you are the best!
Leo N
Leo N
2021-08-17
The tour was great with a very friendly guide and driver, the accommodation was outstanding The tour was great with a very friendly guide and driver, the accommodation was outstandingThe communication was great, always replied to our questions. The driver was good and even helped us spot animals on the safari while driving, the guide was easygoing and replied to any of our questions.The accommodation should be displayed as premium, we did not expect to arrive at a toilet inside the room, a bottle of water to brush your teeth, soap and clean towels provided, amazing food and chef, a lounge to chill and take beers/drinks. Pictures of the accommodation and food should be displayed as it was way more than we expected given the surroundings
Oyesiku E
Oyesiku E
2021-08-17
Excellent trip with an excellent guide Excellent trip with an excellent guideWe received exactly what we have expected. Even more!Erick our guide was funny and supportive of all our wishes.We have seen everything whatever can be wished to be seen!
Anthony J
Anthony J
2021-08-17
A passionate company providing a unique safari experience. A passionate company providing a unique safari experience.It has been my pleasure to follow and experience Mangokili Adventures. The commitment shown by Erick and staff to explore and experience the care for wildlife and entertain tourists from all over the world is to be commended. A credit to the safari team, for sharing their wildlife and history, through their endeavors to enrich our lives.