Mount Meru hike is Great Alternative to Kilimanjaro Climb

Mount Meru isn’t the tallest mountain in Africa, but could be great alternative to Kilimanjaro! Hike  to Mount Meru is shorter and cheaper, less risky and the views no less rewarding!

Mount Meru is located in Arusha,Tanzania 71 kilometers west of mount Kilimanjaro. The height of this mountain is about 4,563metre. While at the top of Mt.Kilimanjaro you can see Mt.Meru easily when it is a clear day. Mt.Meru is central of the Arusha National Park. It is surrounded by Savannah plantations and also a dense forest that provides shelter for the wild animals and birds.Animals such as Leopards and Monkeys.

mount meru climb with professional local guide

4 Days Mount Meru Hike in Arusha National Park Tanzania

It takes three to four days for one to hike through the entire Mount Meru  Park.


For these four days of hike to Mount Meru  price  depends on number of people and the visitor has to pay for the porters if you hire them additionally. The payments for the porters will include hut fees per day and night.

For meals, we have to purchase food stuffs before we start our journey to the mountain.The foods will be purchased with the will of the visitor since he/she knows what suits his/her desire i.e vegetarian or non-vegetarian.
Before the very day of the hike, the client has to be briefed and go through health check up. This is to ensure whether the client is able to cope with the weather conditions while on the Mount Meru mountain.

Mount Meru Climb and Hiking Gear

If client does not have hiking gear  to climb Mount Meru and other equipments,they can hire in the local shops around the town with the help of the guide. Punctuality is very vital to be observed to avoid harsh weather conditions. The Guide will be briefing his/her client everyday before heading to another destination in the park.This will be helpfully since it gives the picture ahead to the client.


Included in the Mount Meru Hike

  • Transport
  • Entrance fees like for parks, forests,
  • Lunch


 Not Included in the Mount Meru Hike Price:

  • tips for guides and porters
  • travel / health insurance