Mount Meru Ascent

3 Day Mount Meru Climb & 6 Day TK Rongai Route - Lite Series, with a 4 Day Safari to Serengeti & Ngorongoro

This itinerary is recommended in June, when the Wildebeest Migration is expected to be in the Grumeti Region.

Arrival

10th June 2022: Morning bus transfer at 0700 from Ibis Styles Nairobi Westland in Nairobi, to Arusha. Allow for 5-6 hours to transfer to The Outpost Lodge in Arusha for your overnight stay.

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Mount Meru

11th June 2022: Collected from your hotel at 0730 and transferred to Arusha National Park for registration. After collecting a ranger, we drive to the viewpoint to begin our trek through rainforest into the the heart of the collapsed crater. After lunch we proceed to Miriakamba Hut for overnight at 2541m.

12th June 2022: After breakfast, morning ascent of Little Meru at 3820m for acclimatisation. Descend to Saddle Hut for overnight at 3564m.

13th June 2022: Midnight departure for the summit at 4566m. Descend to Miriakamba Hut for refreshments. Continue descent to vehicle collection point for return to The Outpost Lodge in Arusha.

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Kilimanjaro

Optional: Your chief guide will come to your hotel for your pre-climb briefing at approximately 1800, during which he will introduce himself, brief you on everything that will be happening throughout the duration of the climb, check any kit that you may have concerns over, issue any kit hire items that have been requested and he will also deal with any final pre-climb administration and answer any questions you may have.

14th June 2022: Your mountain guide and supporting crew will collect you from your hotel at approximately 0730 to transfer you to Kilimanjaro's Naro Moru Gate to start your 6 day TK Rongai β€˜Lite Series’ climb, finishing on 19th June 2022.

8 day TK Lemosho Route Map

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19th June 2022: We will collect you from Marangu Gate when you finish your climb and will return you to The Outpost Lodge for your 2 nights stay.

20th June 2022: At leisure at The Outpost Lodge. Please let us know whether you need any assistance with organising activities for this day.

Safari

Optional: If requested, your safari guide will come to your hotel at approximately 1800, during which he will introduce himself, brief you on everything that will be happening during the safari, and answer any questions you may have.

21st June 2022: Your driver will collect you at 0730 from The Outpost Lodge in Arusha for your transfer to Central Western Serengeti, with a game drive en-route to Sound of Silence for your stay.

22nd June 2022: Game drives in Central Seronera in search of the region's permanent predator population as we move north towards the Mara River region, where we expect to find a very dense concentration of game. You will be returned to Sound of Silence for your overnight stay.

23rd June 2022: Morning game drive in pursuit of the Wildebeest Migration in the hope of witnessing the dramatic Mara River crossing. Afternoon, drive south to Ngorongoro Crater rim for overnight at Rhino Lodge.

24th June 2022: Early morning descent into Ngorongoro Crater for game drive. Afternoon, return to Arusha for your overnight stay at The Outpost Lodge.

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Costs



No. in group πŸ‘‰ Solo 2 🧍 3 🧍 4 🧍 5 🧍 6 🧍 7+ 🧍
3 Day Meru Climb $1,190 $978 $913 $882 $865 $858 $851
6 Rongai Lite $2,592 $2,251 $2,251 $2,157 $2,101 $2,078 $2,062
MAHE 401 $2,725 $2,012 $1,905 $1,857 $1,809 $1,761 $1,713

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Departure

25th June 2022: You’ll need to check out of your hotel by late morning. However, if you wish to wander into town for the day, you may leave your bags with reception and may continue to use the hotel’s facilities. Please let us know if you need a guide to accompany you or if you wish to organise any special activities today.

Please be ready to be collected for your airport transfer at least 3 hours before, to ensure sufficient time to check-in for your flight (TBA) departing JRO.

This safari itinerary is recommended from November to April when we expect the migration to be in the south.

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This safari itinerary is recommended from November to April when we expect the migration to be in the south.

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This safari itinerary is recommended from November to April when we expect the migration to be in the south.

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This safari itinerary is recommended from July to October when we expect the Migration to be in the Kogatende region of northern Serengeti.

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This safari itinerary is recommended from November to April when we expect the migration to be in the south.

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