Day 1 - Miriakamba Hut (9,000ft - 2,740m)
After breakfast around 8.30am drive to Momela gate, we meet the armed ranger accompanying us along with our porters at Momella Gate, then hike 3-5 hours to Miriakamba Hut...The climb starts out in the grasslands of the lower slopes where we'll encounter giraffe and Cape buffalo, but within an hour of leaving the trailhead we will enter a lush forest inhabited by bushbuck, Red duiker, Sykes monkeys and black and white Colobus monkeys.
Day 2 - Saddle Hut (11,700ft – 3,570m)
Our destination today is Saddle Hut and along the way we’ll stop at Topela Mbogo (Buffalo Swamp) and Mgongo wa Tembo (Elephant Ridge) viewpoint...After reaching our camp and resting we will hike to the summit of Little Meru which has spectacular views of Mt. Meru's and Kilimanjaro’s summit.
Day 3 - Miriakamba Hut (9,000ft - 2,740m)
Summit day!..Today we will start out early in order to see the sunrise and enjoy the view before morning mist appears...Along the way we’ll pass Rhino Point then hike the narrow ridge of the horseshoe shaped crater to the summit itself...If the weather is clear we will see the volcano Oldoinyo Lengai to the west, the town of Arusha and the plains of the Maasai Steppe to the south...We will return to Miriakamba Hut for the night.
Day 4 - Momella Park gate
We make the final descent back through the forest and arrive at Momella Gate by noon where we are picked up by our vehicle and drive back to your hotel / airport.