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Mount Meru Trekking - A Practice Session Before Climbing Adventurous Kilimanjaro

by Zanzibar Tours & Travel Tours And Travel

So, finally you have decided for Mount Meru Trekking? What made you to think this time of mountains? It is nothing but the combination of nature, culture and wildlife that attract a good number of overseas visitors for this adventure. While climbing the mountain one must encounter the beautiful green scenic view of the land that changes it’s colour with the flora and fauna unique to different zones, unique wildlife and life of the locals inhabiting on the hills.  Most commonly, the mount Meru trekking is taken up by the visitors as a practice session before climbing it’s elder brother Mt. Kilimanjaro. Be acquainted with the mountainous atmosphere before attempting Kilimanjaro.

From parkland to streams, to dense forests to moorlands and lovely fields of mountainous flora and fauna, Mount Meru Trekking is challenging, but views make every upward step worth climbing. The lush rainforest teeming with native wildlife have been the greatest draw-cards for Mt. Meru. The radical changes in the environment while climbing would refresh the spirit and take you to a new height of enjoyment where you would taste the blending of nature with adventure. Generally, the best times to climb it’s peak are from June to February with occasional rains in November. The dry season is from July to March. December to February generally offer the best views of Kilimanjaro. Mount Meru does not need any climbing technicality. It is easy, accessible, and scenically rich. Come and explore at your own pace.

It is not only about Mount Meru Trekking. Whenever you would opt for mountaineering anywhere else in the world you need to carry some of the basic things that are inevitable for hiking to high altitude.  And a few of them are:

1. Hiking Boots: Well fitted leather with sturdy mid-sole boots meant specially for hiking Fit is much more important than brand.  Carry sandals with you to use in the camp.

2. Clothes: Loose fitting light comfortable clothes are always advisable for hiking. This would maintain comfortable body temperature.

3.    Liner Gloves: They should be lightweight and synthetic.

4.  Accessories: High quality sunglasses, battery powered Headlamp, Spare Batteries, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, water bottles , medicines etc.

5.  Trekking Poles: Useful for going up and down steep, muddy trails in the forest, and general trekking in the higher elevations.  

If you just want to summit Mount Meru, then we the ZANZIBAR TOURS & TRAVEL is the one stop choice for your Mount Meru Trekking. We are operating from Stone Town and one of the first grade travelling agencies in organising various tours to Tanzania and Zanzibar. We have visited every province in this amazing country and can put together the perfect holiday tailored to suit you. We have a huge range of self-drive itineraries, wildlife viewing opportunities and we can put together any combination to make the right holiday for you. We have the expert guides, porters for mountaineering who would make your tour easy going. Just drop us a mail and enjoy our world class services found with no other operating over here.

 


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