activities on your free day when visiting Tanzania
Meru waterfall hiking
Meru Waterfall is a true natural wonder, nestled deep within the lush rainforest of Meru National Park. The sound of the cascading water is a soothing symphony, and the cool mist that rises from the pool beneath the falls is a refreshing escape from the Tanzania heat. The surrounding scenery is a vibrant green paradise, teeming with life and serenity. It’s a truly heart-warming experience to witness the beauty of Meru Waterfall, and it’s no wonder that so many visitors find themselves enchanted by its magic.
This is a full-day itinerary for Meru Waterfall
8:00 am: Pickup from your hotel in Arusha and drive to the starting point of the Meru Waterfall hike.
9:00 am: Arrive at the starting point and begin the hike. The hike to the waterfall takes approximately 2-3 hours, depending on your pace and fitness level. The trail passes through lush rainforest, with plenty of opportunities to spot local wildlife and birds.
12:00 pm: Arrive at the Meru Waterfall and take a break to rest and admire the scenery. You can take a refreshing swim in the pool beneath the waterfall or just relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
1:00 pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch near the waterfall. You can bring your own lunch or arrange for a packed lunch through your tour operator.
2:00 pm: Begin the hike back to the starting point. The return hike is slightly downhill and takes about 1-2 hours.
4:00 pm: Return to your hotel in Arusha.