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Mount Meru

Mount meru is a stratovolcano located within the Arusha National park. It’s the second highest mountain in Tanzania after Kilimanjaro. It is the topographic centrepiece of Arusha National Park. Mount meru has fertile slopes rising above the surrounding savanna and supports a forest that has diverse wildlife, including nearly 400 species of birds and also monkeys.

Parts of the climb along the saddle are very steep but the views of Kilimanjaro 80km to the northeast and of the cliff face from the summit down to Meru Crater are spectacular. One does not however need technical equipment for the climb.

Mount Meru is usually scaled in 3 days / 2 nights, but since descending from the summit takes about 7 hours, some climbers opt for an extra night at Miriakamba Hut which will make it a 4-day / 3 nights climb. Overnight accommodation is in alpine huts on your way up and down.

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