The second-highest mountain in Tanzania is known for its vast cliffs, beautiful green surroundings, and rich wildlife diversity. This makes Mount Meru excellent for game viewing and trekking.
Mount Meru can be reached by road from Arusha. The journey from Arusha takes around 55km/1 hour drive.
By air, the estimated flight time to reach Mount Meru from Dar es Salaam to Arusha (Arusha Airport or Kilimanjaro International Airport) is around 1 hour and 35 minutes.
The best way to get to Mount Meru of Arusha National Park is to fly to Kilimanjaro International Airport, the main entry port for visitors entering northern Tanzania. From there, the airport is a quick 1-hour ride straight to the park.
Mount Meru is climbable year-round. However, if you want excellent trekking conditions and a game-viewing experience, visiting Meru during the dry season is best—from June to October.The short rainy season (December to February) is also a better time to visit Kili’s little sister.
With a towering height of 4,566 meters (14,980 ft), Mount Meru is a dormant stratovolcano in Arusha National Park, 70 kilometers west of Mount Kilimanjaro. It typically takes four days to complete a trek, but it can be done within three days to finish the climb to the summit.View: Mount Meru 4 Days itinerary
If talking about the Nepalese Himalayas, Meru is the world’s most challenging mountain to climb. No one has successfully ascended to the Shark’s Fin, a sheer wall of rock mounting approximately 20,000 feet.
Whether you are an experienced climber or a novice, a guide is mandatory when climbing Mount Meru. Easy Travel ensures your whole trip is taken care of so you can focus on getting to the summit.
Our mountain guides are there to help ensure that you climb at a safe pace while making sure you are eating and drinking well throughout the climb.An armed ranger from the national park will join us on our adventure to ensure protection against wildlife during the climb.
Mount Meru is a volcanic cone with an elevation of 14,978 feet in northern Tanzania. It is 42 miles west-southwest of Mount Kilimanjaro.
While Mount Everest is the world’s tallest mountain at 29,029 feet, Meru, also in the Himalayas, is the most tricky mountain to climb. No one has successfully made the ascent to its Shark’s Fin—a sheer rock wall that ascends to 20,000 feet.
Meru is tough to climb if you aim to reach the Shark’s Fin. It’s ultra-steep that there are ledges that you can’t even put a tent on and have to live in portaledges, hanging there.The altitude is high, and it is a big wall climbing.
The Peak of Mount Meru has been called the ‘anti-Everest’ because most climbers revere its technical difficulties, but it remains unknown to the general public.
Mount Meru is located in northern Tanzania, nestled 42 miles west-southwest of Mount Kilimanjaro.
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