Mount Meru (4,566 meters) is an active volcano located 70 kilometres west of Mount Kilimanjaro in Arusha, Tanzania. Mount Meru is one of Africa's most beautiful volcanoes and is the second highest mountain in Tanzania after Kilimanjaro (4,5685m) it is also the fifth highest in the whole of Africa. The mountain offers excellent views across to her big sister Mt Kilimanjaro and is an excellent climb either as a standalone trip or before doing a game drive.