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Elevation: 4,565 metres (14,980 feet)
Mount Meru is part and parcel of Arusha National Park. The dramatic crater of Mt Meru is often neglected in favor of its famous neighbor to the east, but a visit to this spectacular mountain, located within Arusha National Park, is cherished experience. Its lower slopes are covered in dense highland forest, where Colobus monkey play and buffalo gaze concealed beneath the thick foliage. The extinct volcano’s extensive base gives way to a perfectly formed crater a subsidiary peak and the Momella Lakes and Ngurdoto Crater are visible from Meru slopes.
Mount Meru is Tanzania’s second highest peak 4566m after Kilimanjaro. Climbing up and down on the same route with spectacular diversified view of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro highlands, Arusha town becomes so fascinating. trekking Mount Meru takes a minimum of three days and the accommodation is in Huts where trekkers have to share with other trekkers.