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Mount Meru Landscapes

3 days

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Welcome to Mount Meru

Mount Meru is one of the most spectacular landscapes in Tanzania and recommended for a family visit or summer holiday tour. It’s the second highest peak in Tanzania. Mount Meru is the fifth highest mountain on the African continent and the second highest in Tanzania and dominates the Arusha National Park with its huge cliffs. The mountain is often used as warm-up hiking in preparation for the Kilimanjaro. However, the technical requirements are greater on Mount Meru than on the Kilimanjaro Routes. On the four-day trekking tour, you are more than likely to see Giraffes, Buffalos, Antelopes and Baboons; therefore, a park ranger will accompany you for your safety.

.Tanzania’s second highest peak at 4,566m
.Mt Meru Crater is one of the most spectacular landscapes in Tanzania and is thus the highpoint of a visit here.
.Both Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru can be seen from the park.

About 250 000 years ago, a massive volcanic blast blew away the entire eastern flank of the mountain and left it with the characteristic and distinctive appearance it has today. The Mt Meru ascent passes through many different vegetation zones. The dry forest of the lower region gives way to a dense mountain rainforest, which then turns into a scrubland. Towards the top of the mountain, the vegetation consists of heath and moorland and is then finally replaced by the stunning baron alpine deserts. As the flora changes the wildlife does so too, which is diverse and equally impressive. During the ascent, you will regularly come across large game such as Elephants and buffalos but you may also come across Leopards. Due to this, it is obligatory to be accompanied by an armed park ranger on your tour.

Best time to visit is anytime between July and March, Best time to climb Mount Meru are between June and February

.Bird watching
.Forest Walks
.Game drives for few days or even a day trip is possible

Day 01

Pick up from hotel and short drive to Mountain Meru
We drive from hotel to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including Elephants, Zebras, and Giraffe , Monkeys, Antelope, and often Elephants along the route. Climbing Mount Meru is a gratifying experience. You will experience incredible views of the crater, secluded views of Kilimanjaro from the summit, see a lot of wildlife on the lower slopes and it is for sure a stunning experience in Africa.

Day 02

After breakfast enjoy full day hiking and trekking, Mount Meru is a massive volcano reaching 14,980 feet (4,565 meters). This trek serves as an ideal warm up for Mt. Kilimanjaro due to its altitude acclimatization and hiking distances.Throughout the climb, hikers sleep in designated huts along the trail.

Day 03

Breakfast is served at the lodge, checkout and drive to the Airport, thereafter assist to board your onward flight.

Our Net rates are as follows

Each of1 Pax2 Pax3 Pax4 Pax---

Our Price Includes

. Meet and greet services
. All National Park entry fees
. Accommodation as specified in the itinerary
. Use of our 4*4 safari vehicle during the safari
. Service of our English speaking drive guide
. Accommodation in Dar es Salaam (BB Basis)
. One bottle of mineral water per person per day

Our Price Excludes

. Drinks
.Tips and gratuities
. All flights (domestic and international) and Visas
. Laundry, telephone bills etc.
. Any other expense of personal nature.