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Northern Circuit Route
Travel Style

Travel Style : Active

Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level

Service Level : Camping

Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout

Physical Rating

Physical Rating : 5 - Challenging

Serious high-altitude hikes, cycling, or other instances of heavy exercise. Come prepared to sweat a bit.

12+ Age requirement

Age requirement : 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Northern Circuit Route Overview

Ascend Tanzania

The Northern Circuit Route begins from the west at Londorossi Gate and follows the same path as the Lemosho Route at the beginning. After crossing the Shira Plateau the path veers north near Lava Tower, following the longer Northern Circuit instead of the more popular Southern Circuit via Barranco Valley.

The northern circuit is longer than other Kilimanjaro routes while Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. It gives you more time for acclimatization and also beautiful scenic views. The Northern Circuit Route traverses the entire mountain. It has the highest acclimatization profile and also the summit success rate.

The Northern Circuit route is easily one of the best routes on Kilimanjaro. It is best suited for those who enjoy backpacking for many days and want to do something that is different. The Northern Circuit is also preferred by those who want to get away from other travelers while on their Kilimanjaro Trek.

Not only is the exclusive route, Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Routeis also the easiest Kilimanjaro route and offers a great acclimatizing opportunity. The route offers a good opportunity t witness elephant, bison, eland, and many varieties of bird species.

The route offers a great panoramic view and allows witnessing scenery of 2 sides of Kilimanjaro.

Northern Circuit Route Itinerary For Kilimanjaro

Ascend Tanzania

8 Days Northern Circuit Route

92% Success Rate

The Northern Circuit Route rises Kilimanjaro from the north-eastern side of the mountain, along the outskirt among Tanzania and Kenya. This route holds a feeling of pristine wild and offers an alternate point of view on Kilimanjaro by moving toward it from the north. The geography of the route does not consider the utilization of the climb high and rest...

Summit Success Chance - Good
Altitude Profile - Excellent
Difficulty - Doable
Scenery - Excellent

8 days

Group Trek Price $1,977

9 Days Northern Circuit Route

98% Success Rate

Our 9 day Northern Circuit Route trek comes nearer from the north and is a standout amongst the least frequented trails on Kilimanjaro, which is ideal for those searching for an increasingly untainted wilderness experience. The Northern Circuit Route trek comes closer from the north and is a standout amongst the least frequented trails on Kilimanjaro...

Summit Success Chance - Good
Altitude Profile - Poor
Difficulty - Doable
Scenery - Good

9 days

Group Trek Price $2,194

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Northern Circuit Route Reviews

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