Discover Ultimate Adventure Spirit by Taking a Mount Meru Trekking Tour

Mount Mero – situated at an elevation of 14,980 feet above the sea level is clearly a magnificent volcanic mountain and an incredible part of the Arusha National Park ecosystem. In fact, the impressive massif of Meru is formed by a large volcano – built itself of viscous magma. However, climbing enthusiasts already reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro can take a Mount Meru trekking tour for a new exciting adventure with unparalleled views of the scenic nature.


If you are on a visit to Tanzania for the first time, you need to acclimatize on Mount Meru before going for a trekking at Kilimanjaro. No matter wherever you see, the spectacular peak brings a series of natural environments in Arusha National Park.

Before planning a trekking tour, it’s wise to know about Mount Meru beforehand. Here are some of the important facts discussed below:

Top Important Facts to Know about Mount Meru –
  • A Mount Meru trek offers dramatic scenes of the ash cone and volcanic crater. Even, you will get an opportunity for excellent views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • You will explore the topographic centerpiece of Arusha National Park – the fertile slopes rise above the surrounding savanna.
  • Though the mountain is located in Arusha National Park, it gives trekkers the opportunity to see a diverse array of wildlife, including nearly 400 bird species, also monkeys and leopards. While taking exciting walks along Mount Meru, you will see the wild animals at a healthy distance away from you.
  • While trekking Mount Meru, you will need to cross tropical forest, rough terrain, volcanic ash and rocks leading the path to the top.
  • Mount Meru trekking is highly recommended for optimal acclimatization before taking a Mount Kilimanjaro expedition.
  • When you ascend, you will pass from the equator to what feels like the Arctic trekking through grasslands, tropical rainforest, alpine meadows, desert uplands and moorlands to ice and snow.
  • You can reach the summit by a narrow, barren ridge – offering striking views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater.
  • If the weather permits, Mount Kilimanjaro can be seen from the west of Meru.
  • Reaching at the peak after trekking 4566m/14980ft will be surely a superb achievement as you will conquer the fourth highest mountain in Africa while connecting with serene African nature.
Gears like personal backpack, thick socks used for hiking, waterproof dresses , gloves, water bottles, gaiters, safari style hat, flashlight, camera of course, dried fruit and energy bars, sun block, malaria pills, water purification tablets, inflatable pillows etc. for a good preparation to Hike for Mount Meru. The best time is June to February where it is chill and sunny.


Conclusion –

Are you ready for trekking adventure at Mount Meru? It’s time to book your Mount Meru trekking tour with Sunset African Safaris and let us help you discover the awe-inspiring volcanic mountain based on the Arusha ecosystem in a truly African way. We specialize in providing 3 Days Mount Meru Climb tour and 4 Days Climb Mount Meru Arusha itineraries to justify your ultimate adventure spirit with extreme care and personalized attention to every detail. For more information about the Tanzania traveler safari options ! Feel free to stay connected with Sunset African Safaris on Facebook and Twitter social networks!


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