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 the younger brother of Mt Kilimanjaro – the highest peak in Africa to explore.
Mt Meru, located in the central part of Arusha National Park, is 50 miles West of Mt Kilimanjaro. Being a massive volcano reaching the 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 fewer crowds and challenging climb.
Here, hiking should start with an armed ranger – mainly because of the wide range of wildlife – living in the mountains. The 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 the north rim of the volcano’s crater along a dramatic ridgeline. You will reach a 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 a distance of approx 35 miles from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The wonderful outing will provide you with a wonderful view of lakes, forest, Ngurdoto Crater.
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