Set in tranquil surroundings outside Arusha, Mount Meru Game Lodge is nestled between the Usa River and a wildlife sanctuary that is home to zebra, ostrich, a wide array of birds and monkeys. It is just 25 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport. The lodge has 17 well-appointed guest rooms. The bar is well stocked with spirits, beer, and a selection of wines, and the terrace is shaded by enormous old mango trees and has magnificent views over the gardens and sanctuary beyond. There is a swimming pool, and the garden has a campfire for outdoor dining.