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Mount Meru

Arusha National Park | Mageso chember, Arusha National Park, Tanzania
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1 day Walking and Bike Safari in Arusha National Park
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“saddle hut” (13 reviews)
“bunk beds” (6 reviews)
“summit night” (5 reviews)
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Arusha National Park | Mageso chember, Arusha National Park, Tanzania
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"saddle hut"
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"bunk beds"
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"summit night"
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"park ranger"
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"altitude sickness"
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"day hike"
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"pole pole"
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"highest mountain"
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"running water"
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"per day"
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"arusha national park"
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"next morning"
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"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

If you are looking for a simple day trip then absolutely go to Arusha National Park. Visit the crater and on the way see the "drive through fig tree" (yes you can drive a car through the trunk of the tree). While you won't see...More

Thank Gil W
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

If your first stop in Tanzania is Arusha please make sure mount meru is your destination. Remarkable service from reception, porters and all waiters. We arrived very late on our first night. To our delight the buffet was beautifully presented even though we arrived 30...More

Thank Bianca E
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I booked trip with friends to mount Meru with Step to Kilimanjaro company, Dennis is really good organizer and charming man always. He give us good details and information about Meru. Our guide Charles and Dennis who is owner of company lead us very professional...More

1  Thank kimariodennis
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Mt Meru holds one of the best preserved cloud mountain forests I know in Africa. Plenty of beautiful birds and amazing views to Kilimanjaro. Some suggestions for future hikers: 1. Be aware that park regulations force different hikers from different agencies to be grouped and...More

2  Thank Rosa Maria R
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I climbed this mountain with my friends through moonlight tours expedition real i enjoyed more than what i payed for exactly this is the best place in my life time and advise and recommend to everybody who wish to travel and experience this taste of...More

1  Thank moonlight2urse
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Godfrey, the tour operator, was friendly and professional, answering any questions about cost, gear and expectations in a timely manner. The company arranged for drop off and pick up. The trek was tougher than expected as I experienced minor altitude sickness. Our guide, Teacha John,...More

1  Thank Kiliclimber2014
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We highly valued some of the detailed reviews here in order to prepare ourselves mentally, and culturally, for our Meru climb at the beginning of November. Our climb was excellent thanks in large part to the friendly and well organized guiding team, Africa Walking Company,...More

8  Thank Dale B
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A beautiful park for hikers with great scenery. At Miriakamba Hut, we enjoyed the running water, warm cabins, clean dining room etc. The hike from Miriakamba to Saddle Hut which is quite a steep climb has been graded making the hike manageable. Saddle Hut has...More

2  Thank Miingi
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Fantastic day hike - short trek but very steep and slippery. Wear good shoes/boots. Kids who help (and are very helpful on the slippery bits) do expect a tip.

1  Thank Jen B
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I booked a safari tour and a 4D/3N Mt Meru trekking tour with Shadows of Africa and overall, we were very satisfied with the entire experience! Chris was a pleasure to work with before our trip – he always answered emails promptly and thoroughly. **I...More

4  Thank Jessica Y
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Jessica Y
3 February 2017|
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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
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Svetlana R
3 September 2016|
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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
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Madison L
2 November 2015|
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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
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