Mts Meru and Kilimanjaro

Mts Meru and Kilimanjaro Expedition - August 2015

Further to this proposed expedition, here is a high-level itinerary for the proposed trip and an indication of the costs for each of the available options. This is a reminder and an invitation to put your name down to join us.

  Could those who are interested in participating kindly complete the following online quiz, https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VTGN5WY and be advised that we will have an information session / discussion at 6pm on Tuesday, 4 February just before the ESSA presentation at the JHB Country Club. (An alternative information sharing opportunity will be communicated for those who can't make it on Tuesday.) Please contact Taryn van Olden to confirm your place tarynpia@gmail.com   COSTS AND PROPOSED ITINERARY August 2015  

COSTS

Mt Meru, 4 days – Unsupported
(carry own gear and take and prepare own food. Park Ranger and guide provided. Note this is a hutted route)

Total days: 6/7*

1-2 people: $420 p/p

3-5 people: $400 p/p

6 people and more: $390 p/p

Add US$ 80 / night for accommodation in Moshi

Mt Meru, 4 days – Supported

(includes a crew to porter your bags and prepare your food, plus guide and park ranger)

Total days: 6/7*

1-2 people: $750 p/p

3-5 people: $730 p/p

6 people and more: $720 p/p

Add US$ 80 / night for accommodation in Moshi

Mt Kilimanjaro and village visit, Rongai Route, 7 Days (recommended if not doing Meru))

Total days: 9 / 10*

 

1-2 people: $ 2 030 p/p

3-5 people: $ 1 970 p/p

6 people and more: $ 1 940 p/p

(note these prices include 2 x nights accommodation in Moshi before and after mountain)

Mt Kilimanjaro and village visit, Rongai Route, 6 Days (recommended if doing Meru)

Total days: 9 / 10*

 

1-2 people: $ 1 790 p/p

3-5 people: $ 1 730 p/p

6 people and more: $1700

(note these prices include 2 x nights accommodation in Moshi before and after mountain)

*Depends on flight route.

Inclusions - Kilimanjaro

· Accommodation (as indicated)

· All park fees

· Salaries to all crew

· Food: three meals a day

· All camp gear (shared or single tents)

· Transport to and return airport & to the park

· Oxygen for emergencies

· Medical check-up twice a day

 

Exclusions – Kilimanjaro

· Snacks and meals off-mountain

· Crew tips

· Flights

Summary for 1 person

Kilimanjaro only

$ 2 030 + flights

Mt Meru only (unsupported)

$ 600 + flights

Mt Meru only (supported)

$ 910 + flights

Mt Meru (unsupported) and Kilimanjaro

$ 2 210 + flights

Mt Meru (supported) and Kilimanjaro

$ 2 540 + flights

 

PROPOSED ITINERARY

DAY

GROUP 2

GROUP 2

DAY

Day 1

Depart Johannesburg for Kilimanjaro

Arrive Kilimanjaro

Overnight at Moshi hotel

 

Day 2

Depart for Arusha National Park

Begin Mt Meru trek (to Miriakamba)

Day 3

Mt Meru (To Saddle Hut)

Day 4

Early morning summit (Down to Miriakamba)

Depart Johannesburg for Kilimanjaro

Arrive Kilimanjaro

Overnight at Moshi hotel

Day 1

Day 5

Exit Park

Overnight at hotel

Depart for Kilimanjaro Rongai Gate

Begin Rongai Route Trek

Day 2

Day 6

Depart for Kilimanjaro Rongai Gate

Begin Rongai Route Trek

Rongai Route Trek

Day 3

Day 7

Rongai Route Trek

Rongai Route Trek

Day 4

Day 8

Rongai Route Trek

Rongai Route Trek

Day 5

Day 9

Rongai Route Trek

Rongai Route Trek

Day 6

Day 10

Rongai Route Trek – Summit Day

Rongai Route Trek – Summit Day

Day 7

Day 11

Rongai Route Trek descent and exit Marangu Gate

Cultural tour

Overnight at Moshi Hotel

Rongai Route Trek descent and exit Marangu Gate

Cultural tour

Overnight at Moshi Hotel

Day 8

Day 12

Depart Kilimanjaro for JHB

Depart Kilimanjaro for JHB

Day 9

 

Dates

Date: 

Saturday, August 1, 2015 (All day)

activity: 

Mountaineering

Participants: 

Taryn van Olden

Destination: 

Mts Meru and Kilimanjaro

Country: 

Tanzania