Mount Meru Game Lodge & Sanctuary
Travel Blogs from Arusha
We woke on the plane when cabin lights turned on for breakfast, and it wasn't long before we landed in Nairobi, Kenya around 6am. Jomo Kenyatta was a bustling airport with hallways that don't seem wide enough to accommodate all of the people flowing through them. We waited in the hot, humid Gate 3 area downstairs, and watched the tarmac and distant …
Our last stop was back in Arusha at the Mount Meru Game Lodge and Sanctury. This place was set on 12 acres with a small game reserve attached.
Located right across the road from our previous accommodation – Rivertrees, our room wasn't as good, but still interesting due to the attached game reserve.
This final stop brought to …
... stone that varies in colour from light mauve to dark blue. The darker the colour the more expensive. Jacqui wanted a slightly larger stone for a pendant so he is coming back next week with some more. He left with his stones wrapped in toilet paper and stuffed into his socks!!! Chicken and salad sandwiches for dinner followed by a lovely cuppa with some bikkies we had bought at the supermarket. What will tomorrow ...
... Walked past a Meeting Room where we saw Gemma Sissia busy - the's the founder/director of St Jude. We were asked to read a Visitors/Contractors Code of Conduct form and sign. Wow, full-on. We were introduced to Felix, a local man involved in Visitors' coordination, who will soon be travelling to Australia (his very first overseas trip). We were shown to a Visitors' Room where he gave a briefing to our group ad well as a small group of American tourists on safari. A ...
The show didn't last very long - and soon the pair of lions collapsed exhausted back into the long grass.
Lots more animal sightings as the day went on, wildebeest, zebra, dwarf and banded mongoose,black backed jackal, warthogs, blue ball monkeys, dik dik, water buck and giraffe.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking