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Mount Meru, Tanzania

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#22 of 63 in Nature in Tanzania
Conquer Mount 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 Mount 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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  • If your first stop in Tanzania is Arusha please make sure mount meru is your destination. Remarkable service from reception, porters and all waiters. We arrived very late on our first night. To our de...  more »
  • I booked trip with friends to mount Meru with Step to Kilimanjaro company, Dennis is really good organizer and charming man always. He give us good details and information about Meru. Our guide Charle...  more »
  • Mt Meru holds one of the best preserved cloud mountain forests I know in Africa. Plenty of beautiful birds and amazing views to Kilimanjaro. Some suggestions for future hikers: 1. Be aware that park r...  more »
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