Kiathandi hill is situated in Runogone area, a short distance from the small Runogone market off Meru-Maua road before Kenya Methodist University. Kiathandi hill, is 1618 meters above sea level and is the only hill near Meru town.

The top of Kiathandi hill provides a panorama view of almost the entire landforms of the larger Meru region, particularly the eastern, northern and the western sides. The top of this hill is round and flat with vegetation comprising of trees, shrubs and grass making it an ideal picnic site for those who like site seeing and watching far off lands.