Mt Meru, Arusha National Park

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Conquer Mt Meru, Africa's fifth-highest mountain. Its crescent shape comes from a volcanic explosion that completely destroyed one of its sides. As you climb towards the summit, you'll pass through different landscapes and vegetation, including rainforest, shrubland, moorland, and a desert. At lower levels, look for elephants, leopards, or buffaloes, and at the highest point follow a trail around the rim of the caldera. Because of possible animal encounters, you must hike accompanied by a park ranger. To visit Mt Meru on your holiday in Arusha National Park, and find out what else Arusha National Park has to offer, use our Arusha National Park trip itinerary planner.
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  • We- ages 60, 47, 13, and 11, hiked up Meru with full support-guides, porters, etc. There were great views from the top, as you'd expect, but it was crowded and not a great experience. Our group of 4 w...  more »
  • Make no mistake, mount Meru is really challenging, not only because it's height but because you need to do lots of hiking too. So I wouldn't recommend to people with knee injuries. We Did it in 3 days...  more »
  • We chose Halisi Adventures based on their price compared with other agencies and this proved to be worthwhile as there didn't seem to be much advantage to spending more money. The mountain and trail i...  more »
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  • First I went to climb MT maru it was exiting so we went with our teacher Mr Mike we enjoyed and we had lots of fun nice place fore expireance and nice hotel there
  • Last time I viewed it from far but it looks so good and wish to climb on top...proud to be Tanzanian
  • MT. Meru one of the best mount of Tanzania, You must to climb this 🗻
  • Mysterious place. Truth needs to be revealed.
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