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Mount Meru

Arusha National Park | Mageso chember, Tanzania
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Arusha National Park | Mageso chember, Tanzania

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Reviewed January 14, 2016

The Mt. Meru is a stunning mountain with 2 nice and well-equipped base camps. We hiked up to the summit in 3 days and summited at 6 in the moring at day three before going all the way down again, ahich took us all in...More

5  Thank EisiL
Reviewed January 3, 2016

In December 2015 a few friends and I went to summit Mt Meru in Arusha Tanzania, which is the fifth highest mountain in Africa. It was an amazing experience especially booking through our agent, Hutaibi Tours and Safaris, who handled the whole booking and arrangements...More

2  Thank Akeelu
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This was my first mountain trek and it was incredible!. A once in a lifetime memory for sure. The views were outstanding and the wildlife (giraffes and zebras) were a superb bonus. I would probably recommend some mild training before you go up just to...More

1  Thank SarahCox_13
Reviewed September 30, 2015

We had just arrived from Usambara, after spending a week there trekking in the Mountains with Said Salim. Our bodies were in reasonable shape, our nerves a little frayed, as the drive from Lushoto was long around 7 hours, with many crazy and dangerous tour...More

7  Thank Gregory Fenwick M
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Hiked up Meru, with my friends back in Spring. Was an unforgetable experience and definitely worth the trip up there. Would love to go back and is a great place to visit.

2  Thank Robert K
Reviewed June 26, 2015

We did a 3 day climb of Mt. Meru. We are moderately experienced technical rock climbers, but had very little mountain climbing experience. Kili wasn't as interesting to us, since we loved the idea of climbing on volcanic rock (versus the longer "hike" of Kili)....More

7  Thank VivekSub
Reviewed June 16, 2015

We decided to go for Meru instead of Kilimanjaro as we had heard the climb was more interesting and we had limited funds and time. So glad we did! The first day we found our group of three was to be joined with three other...More

7  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed April 10, 2015

At 4,565 metres (15,000 ft) Meru is one of Africa's volcanic giants, the third highest free-standing mountain on the continent and a hugely rewarding climb. Meru once stood at high as neighbouring Kilimanjaro but a massive eruption a few thousand years ago blew out the...More

9  Thank Tyson585
Reviewed April 4, 2015

Recently had a few days off in Arusha for work and decided to do some hiking. Did not pay the extra money to be with a tour group and glad I didn't! Me and my colleague from work just wanted to hike to the top...More

7  Thank John A
Reviewed March 22, 2015

Thanks my guide (Adronis)from tropical trails, it was amazing experience to climb this mountain. After a cancer curated in November and a problem in the knee, I n was absolutely sure to make with sucess this rather technical ascent but i get it thanks the...More

1  Thank Sorbignalla
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Jessica Y
February 3, 2017|
Response from Mussatheguideonkili |
I advise you to organize your trip with tour operators, now days things changed a lot you need booking voucher of the the company that registered with TALA lincess with I believed that a ranger could not be able to... More
Svetlana R
September 3, 2016|
Response from FootOnKiliTanzania |
Hi! now days things change a lot in Arusha National Park in case of climbing, you need to find a Tour Operator that can organize your day hiking,before was much easy but now days you can't do it privately
Madison L
November 2, 2015|
Response from FootOnKiliTanzania | Reviewed this property |
Check with your operator and they will do a reservations for you,or if your in Arusha You can drive up Ngongongare Gate and do your reservation right away but remember they need a vocher paper to do reservations,so that... More