1-Day Mount Meru Waterfalls and Village Hiking

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Tour Details

Mount Meru is home to many incredible waterfalls, which pour down from the volcanic slopes. Incredible and fun day trip hike into the lush greenery surrounding the foothills of Mount Meru. A steep but manageable incline towards the valley and into falls. Once inside, you wade through the river, clambering over rocks until you meet the intense falls that spray with incredible force at its base. A remarkable sight covering 18km (7 hours) to and from the town. 4 hours hike and 3 hours descend.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha – Mount Meru waterfalls

Our guide will meet you up at the airport with a signboard written your names or at the hotel in Arusha or Moshi. You will be given a briefing about the hike by your guide.

The hike starts at approx. 09.00 am. You will follow the tropical trails under the banana canopy, while be listening to some thrilling legendary stories about Meru people from your guide and be crossing some beautiful villages where you will receive a very warm and friendly welcome from the villagers living on the foothills of Mount Meru.

This tour awards you the exploration to the beauty of the forest’s flora and fauna – rich birdlife, beautiful butterflies, monkeys, Black and White Colobus Monkeys, and a number of medicinal plants – enjoying at the same time spectacular views of the lower areas of Arusha.

After 3 hours walk you will stop for lunch in a relaxing environment full of mountainous flowers before you continue for almost another hour to your final destination, the magnificent gigantic Meru Falls

Late afternoon starts your hike down to Arusha Town.

Price Includes;

  • Transfer from the Airport or hotel in Arusha to the Starting point
  • Lunch boxes
  • Drinking water
  • All required fees
  • English speaking guide
  • 24/7 service from our local office in Tanzania
  • Reservation costs
  • Bottles of mineral water in your safari jeep, tea & coffee, juice
  • Contributions and payments to local community projects.

 This price excludes:

  • International flight tickets and visa
  • International flights
  • Travel and personal accident insurance (travel- /cancellation insurance, flying doctors)
  • Visa, passport, vaccinations, medicines
  • Tips for airport transfer drivers, safari guide, hotel and camp staff; (optional 20$/ person per day)
  • Expenses on personal bar bills for premium brand drinks, souvenirs, etc.
  • Voluntary excursions/activities included in the itinerary
  • Other Items of personal nature. (Laundry, beverages and telephone)