137 sq km (53 sq miles).
Northern Tanzania, northeast of Arusha town.
How to get there:
An easy 40-minute drive from Arusha. Approximately
60 km (35 miles) from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
The lakes, forest and Ngurdoto Crater can all be visited in
the course of a half-day outing at the beginning or end
of an extended northern safari.
Forest walks, numerous picnic sites; three- or four-day
Mt Meru climb - good acclimatisation for Kilimanjaro.
Best time to climb:
Mt Meru, June-February although it may rain in November.
Best views of Kilimanjaro: December-February.
Accommodation in partner lodges
Download here a pdf with a
more detailed description of this park.