Mt Meru Trekking- a wonderful trekking option to enjoy at one of the wonderful mountain ranges in Africa, is one of the amazing holidays experience that often lure mountaineers and adventure tour enthusiasts from across the world and persuade them to plan a trip. Mt Meru is called as younger brother of Mt Kilimanjaro – the highest peak in Africa to explore.
Mt Meru, located in central part of Arusha National Park, is 50 miles West of Mt Kilimanjaro. Being a massive volcano reaching height of 4,565, this trek is one of the adventurous treks – serving as an ideal warm up to those, planning to reach Mt Kilimanjaro. It is famous for its acclimatization and hiking distances; while it is less crowds and challenging climb.
Here, hiking should start with an armed ranger – mainly because of the wide range of wildlife – living on the mountains. Lower slope of the mountain range has its importance; where you will see elephants, giraffes, buffalo and other wild beasts. You can continue climbing as the trail follows north rim of the volcano’s crater along a dramatic ridge line. You will reach summit as the sun is rising and get a spectacular view of Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru Crater too.
You can drive from Arusha to cover distance of approx 35 miles from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The wonderful outing will provide you a wonderful view of lakes, forest, Ngurdoto Crater.
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