The second highest peak after Kilimanjaro is Mount Meru. It has 2 peaks, first and the highest one is Meru summit and the additional peak inside the crater which was formed after volcanic eruption is Ash cone.

This Mount Meru can be ascended in 3 or 4 days on the Momela route, and it doesn’t need any additional equipment to climb but you will need to be prepared for the altitude.

The climb offers spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro and wildlife. You can also witness the beauty of other smaller cones in the crater which occurred by numerous volcanic activities in the past.

The climb to Mount Meru is a rewarding experience. The wildlife and birds of this area are amazing.

The formation of Mount Meru was after the formation of Great Rift Valley. The local people who live around Mount Meru regard it as a sacred place. They sacrifice a bull or sheep every year to the mountain for a rainy season.

Mount Meru is located in Arusha national park, hikers must climb with an armed ranger due to wide range of animals living on the mountain.

Mount Meru: Best Packages

3 Days Mount Meru Climbing

Mt. Meru is located in the heart of Arusha National Park.

4 Days Mount Meru Climbing

This trek is also geared towards hikers that prefer a challenging ascent.

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