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Mt. Meru is another volcanic mountain on the west of Mt. Kilimanjaro.Unlike to Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru is a dead volcano which means the scientists do not expect it to erupt at all.It is very steep on the second day and the ascending day to the summit  from the Saddle This mountain is in the Momela National Park. It is devided in to two major peaks. The BIG meru and the Little meru. The socialist peak is on the Big Meru at 4562m.a.s.l. I can say Mt. Meru is more challenge compare to Mt.

Kilimanjaro and many climbers who are fond of hiking, prefer to do Meru for acclimatization before they come to face Kili.

5 Days Mount Meru Trekking Itinerary:

  • After meeting at the Kilimanjaro airport, drive all the way to Arusha for dinner and overnight at the Hostel in Arusha.