Northern Circuit

The newest and the most thrilling way of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Good acclimatization.

The Northern Circuit is a captivating trekking route on Mount Kilimanjaro that offers an exceptional and off-the-beaten-path experience. Here are some key points about the Northern Circuit:

  1. Scenic Splendor: The Northern Circuit is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, taking trekkers through diverse landscapes such as rainforests, moorlands, alpine deserts, and snow-capped peaks. 

  2. Longer Duration: This route is one of the longest on Mount Kilimanjaro, typically taking around 9 to 10 days to complete. 

  3. Remote and Less Crowded: Compared to other popular routes, the Northern Circuit is relatively remote and less frequented by climbers.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Northern Circuit

There is only one route leading to Socialist Peak - "Momella".

8 days & 9 days hiking are available

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Why Northern Circuit?

The Northern Circuit is a highly recommended option for those seeking an exceptional and less crowded experience on Mount Kilimanjaro. This relatively new and longer route takes approximately 9 to 10 days to complete, allowing for better acclimatization and increased chances of summit success. What sets the Northern Circuit apart is its breathtaking scenery as it traverses through diverse landscapes such as rainforests, moorlands, alpine deserts, and glaciers.

Essentials points

Northern Circuit Expedition

The key features of Northern expedition are the following:

The Northern Circuit provides opportunities for wildlife sightings, including various bird species, colobus monkeys, and other native animals. It's a chance to appreciate the region's rich biodiversity up close.