Area: 552 sq km
Location: Situated between Latitude 3015’S and Longitude 36045’S at its centre.
the rugged mount Meru, Lakes, craters, forest and water falls.
Ranges from 1524 m above sea level at Momella to nearly 4565m at the summit of Meru. Major attractions: The Momella lakes, Ngurdoto crater, Meru crater and cone, black and while colobus monkeys, giraffes, forest and waterfalls.
Over 40 species of mammals have been recoded including elephant, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, warthog, black and white colobus monkeys, duikers, leopards etc.
Distance and time:
About 40 km from Arusha; 130 km from Kilimanjaro National Park: 45 minutes to one hour from Arusha, and 1 – 2 hours from Kilimanjaro National Park.
Best time to visit:
October to February.
Miriakamba and saddle huts up the Mountain, public and special camp sites inside the park, Ngurdoto mountain lodge, Big rest house, Momella lodge, Tanzanite Hotel, Ngaresero lodge, Dikdik and hostels