Mount Meru

Mt. Meru is an active strato volcano located 70 kilometres from Arusha. Its 4,566 metres above sea level located in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. The mountain is home to over 400 species of birds and some animals which live in the grasslands, montane forest,giant heather and moorland, Scrub land and the alpine desert. The summit, Socialist Peak is 4566M” high

Animals in this park include:  Buffaloes, Elephants, Giraffes and Leopards

What to do

  • Bird watching
  • Hiking

When to go
October-February, June-September

By Road: By road from Arusha it’s about 70kms