Mount Meru Climbing

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Mount Meru Climbing

Welcome to our Mount Meru Climbing page! We are excited to present you with an unforgettable adventure to the breathtaking Mount Meru in Tanzania. Below, you will find detailed information about our climbing packages and interesting facts about this magnificent mountain.

Fascinating Facts about Mount Meru

Height and Location:

Mount Meru is an impressive stratovolcano located in the Arusha Region of Tanzania, within the Arusha National Park.

It stands at an impressive height of 4,566 meters (14,980 feet) above sea level, making it the fifth highest mountain in Africa.

Sibling of Kilimanjaro:

Mount Meru is often referred to as the “little brother” of Mount Kilimanjaro due to their geographical proximity. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, is situated about 70 kilometers northeast of Mount Meru.

Rich Biodiversity:

The mountain is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including lush rainforests, alpine meadows, and moorlands.

Various wildlife species can be found in the area, such as colobus monkeys, buffalo, elephants, and a multitude of bird species.

Cultural Significance:

Mount Meru holds great cultural significance for the local people, particularly the Meru tribe. It is considered a sacred mountain and plays a vital role in their mythology and religious beliefs.

Spectacular Views:

Climbing Mount Meru offers breathtaking panoramic views of its surroundings, including the distant plains of the Maasai Steppe, Mount Kilimanjaro, and the stunning crater at the summit.

Challenging Terrain:

The ascent to the summit involves varied terrain, including steep ridges, challenging rocky sections, and a final scramble to the top. It provides an exciting and rewarding climbing experience.

Mount Meru Expedition Packages