Kilimanjaro Shira Route

Just got back from Mt. Kilimanjaro with my son (we both made it to the peak) and the experience exceeded my expectations in every regard. It was better that I had hoped for and I want to thank you very much for all the assistance, hand holding, and help before the trip. I had never done anything like this, but I can't wait to try it again.

Kurt Welton | USA
 
 

Mount Meru Ascent

Mount Meru is often seen solely as an acclimatisation ascent before attempting Kilimanjaro. However, most trekkers come away exhilarated by the experience of climbing a steep ridge line to a crater rim that rivals Kilimanjaro. The slopes of Mount Meru are home to a large wildlife population including elephants and mountain reedbuck. The summit reaches 4566m and although considerably lower than neighbouring Kilimanjaro is not to be taken lightly. This is a fantastic trek offering challenge and stunning vistas in a compact time frame that is achievable for most. It can be taken on its own or combined with any other climb such as Kilimanjaro or Mt Kenya.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Transfer Arusha to Mt Meru, walk to Miriakamba Hut
DAY 2 To Saddle Hut
DAY 3 To summit and down to Miriakamba Hut
DAY 4 Descend to Momella Gate and transfer to Arusha, trip concludes

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Trip Code: MMA
Trip Grading: Moderate to Challenging
Duration:  4 days
Activities:  Trekking
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price: £890.00 GBP

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