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Meru Mountain - Arusha


Meru Mountain - Mount Meru Trekking

With 4,566 meters height,  Meru Mountain is the second highest point in Tanzania. It is located in the North-East of Arusha over looking at the highest peak in Africa Mount Kilimanjaro. Meru Mountain is part of Arusha National Park, for that case you will have the opportunity to walk through the game that you might come across, most likely giraffes and buffaloes,  to the starting point of your hike.  Its extinct crater is easily accessible from Arusha town, which lies at the mountain’s southern base
Trekking is steeper in Meru Mountain, climbing takes  2 days up and 2 days down depending on the weather and physical fitness of the person. (See details of the route)
It has beautiful surroundings entertained by wild animals as reedbucks, buffaloes, elephants, duikers and colorful birds.
Wild flowers such as fireballs lilies are common. At the crater walls, which dominated by the podo and juniper trees. Olive pigeons flying from tree to tree while singing wildly. On the other hand red-headed parrots relaxing and enjoying podo fruits.
"Climbing Kilimanjaro Mountain is an Adventure to trekkers and climbers, however; the most exciting thing is to watch the sunrise emerged behind the Snow-cap peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, and it is only possible to get that spectacle view when Climbing Meru Mountain"
Visiting: Arusha National Park can be visited throughout the year, but best months to climb Meru Mountain are June-February although it may rain in November. Best views of Kilimanjaro December-February.

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