Mount Meru



Mount Meru is a majestic stratovolcano found in Tanzania, Africa. It is located in the Arusha Region and is the second-highest mountain in Tanzania, at the height of 4566 m (14,980 ft) above sea level. This mountain is a prominent landmark in the area, and it can also referred to as the “little brother” of Mount Kilimanjaro, which is just 70 kilometres to the east.

Mount Meru is an intriguing geological formation that boasts breathtaking scenery of the surrounding landscapes. It is home to diverse flora and fauna, such as Elephants, Giraffes, Black and White colobus monkeys and Antelopes. The mountain also has various ecological zones, ranging from lush rainforests to alpine deserts.

The climb to Mount Meru’s summit is a challenging yet rewarding experience. Two routes are available, each with varying difficulty levels and scenic beauty. Both Routes begin at the Momella Gate, which takes climbers through the Arusha National Park and provides stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

At the summit of Mount Meru, One can appreciate the panoramic views of the surrounding area, which includes Mount Kilimanjaro, the Rift Valley, and the nearby town of Arusha. It is a favourite spot for hikers and mountaineers, and many use it as a training climb for Mount Kilimanjaro.

Mount Meru is an extraordinary natural wonder that offers visitors an unforgettable experience. Whether you are an experienced climber or a nature lover looking for adventure, you are welcome to climb this remarkable mountain with Precious Safaris.

The Mount Meru Crater is a stunning geological formation at Mount Meru’s peak. It is an impressive sight to behold, with its steep walls. Mount Meru crater is a popular spot for taking photos and admiring the area’s natural beauty.

Climbers to Mount Meru must have a licensed guide who will lead them to the top and ensure a successful and enjoyable experience. All climbers attempting to climb Mount Meru must have an armed ranger accompany them, unlike Mount Kilimanjaro climbing.

It is possible to climb Mount Meru in 3 days or 4 days, depending on your fitness level and hiking experience. Kindly book Mount Meru Trekking with Precious Safaris


Take a 1-day safari trip in Tanzania to see more of the nation in a shorter amount of time. The best options for exploring the wildness and breathtaking beauty that Tanzania has to offer are Tanzania Day Trips.

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