Northern Circuit

JERRY TANZANIA TOURS RECOMMENDS NORTHERN CIRCUIT ROUTE, THE NEWEST AND LONGEST KILIMANJARO ROUTE

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Jerry Tanzania ToursrecommendsNorthern Circuit Route. If you have the time and the cost does not deter you then the full Northern Circuit route is a fantastic route and certainly one of the most enjoyable ways to climb Kilimanjaro. It is the longest route by which to climb the mountain, and this also makes it one of the safest and most successful routes.Won't you join us on Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro via Northern Circuit Route?

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Northern Circuit

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 Route circles over northern circuit slopes over to the east side of the mountain....

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. Once you reach Lava Tower, the route heads North West to Moir Hut, circling the mountain clockwise at an altitude of approximately 13,000 feet. This path then intersects with the Rongai route variant at Third Cave, beforing summiting from School Hut.

The Northern Circuit Route traverses around 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 travellers while on their trek.

WHY CHOOSE NORTHERN CIRCUIT ROUTE

Northern Circuit Route is the recommended route to summit the peak via Kilimanjaro routes. Northern circuit route has success rate ranging from 90% to 95% compared to other Kilimanjaro routes.

It offers Northern circuit route 7 days as standard and the Northern circuit route 8 days as best recommended one. The additional extra day in the 8 days route will give you more time for proper acclimatization and increases the success rate.

The longer itinerary in the Northern circuit route will give you better time for proper acclimatization which further helps for successful summit.

You have an option to sleep in the lower altitude and stay more time on the mountains. The Northern circuit route is less crowded compared to the other Kilimanjaro routes.

As the Northern circuit route starts from the western side and the western part of the Kilimanjaro has wild. You will be able to witness more of the wildlife at the beginning of the rainforest.

HOW HARD IS NORTHERN CIRCUIT ROUTE?

Northern circuit route is not hard compared to the other routes. However, it is a bit strenuous while climbing. Northern circuit route has longer itinerary with, Northern circuit route 8 days and Northern circuit route 10 days trek. This will help you to get an additional day for acclimatization than the standard route days. You will be able to sleep on the low elevations and spend more time on the mountains. Spending more time on the mountain will make you get adjusted to the higher elevation altitude and you will be able to summit the Uhuru peak with a success rate ranging from 90% to 95%. 

WHAT IS THE DISTANCE OF THE NORTHERN CIRCUIT ROUTE?

The Northern circuit route is approximately 88 Kms long from gate to gate. Here is the daywise breakup of the distance to route.

Day 1 - Distance: 6 km/4 miles

DAY 2 - Distance: 8 km/5 miles

DAY 3 - Distance: 7 km/4 miles

DAY 4 - Distance: 14 km/4 miles

DAY 5 - Distance: 12 km/7 miles

DAY 6 - Distance: 8 km/5 miles

DAY 7 - Distance: 5 km/3 miles

DAY 8 - Distance: 18 km/4 miles

DAY 9 - Distance: 10 km/6 miles

NORTHERN CIRCUIT ROUTE 8 DAYS VS.  NORTHERN CIRCUIT ROUTE 19 DAYS

The northern circuit route gives you the best option to choose the longer itinerary for proper acclimatization and higher success rate.

The Northern circuit route 8 days staring from the western side similar the Lemosho route. It gives you more time for acclimatization and also allows you to sleep more on the lower elevation and spend more time on mountains. You may feel the symptoms of altitude sickness due to lack of acclimatization but you will be able to reach the peak with 90% to 95% success rate.

The Northern Circuit Route 9 Days gives you additional couple of days for acclimatization, so that your body will be able to be adjusted to the altitude condition in the higher elevations. You will attempt the Mount Kilimanjaro on 10th day and the longer itinerary will help you to be on the top of uhuru peak with highest summit success rate of 95%+.

The Northern circuit route 10 days is the recommended days for Kilimanjaro summit. It is the route chosen by most of the adventure climbers. 

WHAT THE SUMMIT SUCCESS RATE OF NORTHERN CIRCUIT ROUTE?

Northern Circuit Route offers 90% to 95% summit success rate compared to the other Kilimanjaro routes. Due to its longer itinerary and longer days climbers will have more time to sleep in the lower elevation and spend more time on the mountains. This make you stay fit and climb the mountain with an ease. This will make your climb to Kilimanjaro a successful summit and enjoy the beauty of Kilimanjaro Mountain.

Northern Circuit Route has the highest success rate compared to the other routes in Mount Kilimanjaro. Hence, it is proffered by most of the adventure climbers and also who are looking to spend more time on the mountains.

PROS CONS
  • Can be finished on 8 or 9 day route variation. Both have extraordinary summit achievement rates!
  • Extraordinary Walk High, Sleep Low profile which helps acclimatization
  • Tranquil and remote route, perfect on the off chance that you need to maintain a strategic distance from groups and have the mountain to yourself
  • The longest route in days and separation. This implies trekking fatigue is very normal.

Jerry Tanzania Tours hopes to provide prospect climbers with an all-inclusive guide about Northern Circuit Routethat contains valuable information to increase one’s chance of a successful summit when Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

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