Mt Meru is the second highest mountain in Tanzania nestled within Arusha national park standing 4565 meters above sea level. Mount Meru is the fifth highest peak in Africa dominating the northern horizon of Arusha Park with impressive volcanic ash cone.
Meru peaks and the eastern foot slopes protected within national park of Arusha. Meru Mountain offers unparalleled views of scenery with a natural vegetation while forming a rewarding hiking destination in its own right.
Passing through wooded Savannah where buffalo’s and giraffes are frequently encountered, the mount Meru ascending trail leads into forests a flame with red hot pokers and dripping with Spanish moss, before reaching high open heath spiked with giant lobelia plant the everlasting flowers cling to alpine desert.
Meru Mountain is a fantastic trekking peak and best acclimatization for taking on Kilimanjaro; it is also a lovely walking peak in its own right a two night stay will get you to the top socialist peak.