The Meru Mountain is the 9th highest peak in Africa and the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,566m. The Mount Meru can be climbed for short day from 3 to 4 days. The Mount Meru located within Arusha National Park, and usually the Climber can start the trip from Arusha, in the Northern Tanzania. This major location provides Mount Meru climbers the chance to spot some wildlife that naturally inhabits the area.
The ascend is fairly steep, the route to the summit passes over watercourse, through parkland, montane forest, a giant heather zone and moorland. The summit is made by a narrow, barren ridge, which gives spectacular views of the Ash Cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater.