Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking 9 Days Northern Circuit Route

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5 Based on 7 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • age requirement 10-79 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5895 meters
  • Trek difficulty Medium
  • Tour Code BM-10221
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  • Operated in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Starts Moshi, Tanzania
  • Ends Moshi, Tanzania
  • +15
  • Challenge yourself and be among the few to trek this new Kilimanjaro route
  • Reach the summit at 5,895M and savor the unique feeling of standing on the roof of Africa
  • Enjoy thrilling and safe scrambles on the very edge of Africa's highest mountain
  • Explore the welcoming region of Moshi town and enjoy ¨Mbege¨ a local brew beer
Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking 9 Days Northern Circuit Route a remote and beautiful trail, is a favorite among experienced climbers who are up for a challenge. And we've got everything you need to know to make your Northern Circuit Route journey a success.
Mount Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Route itinerary covers several diverse and stunning landscapes, including the school hut, the summit of Little Dress Hill, and Gilman's Point. The best time to climb is during the dry season.
Kilimanjaro is one of the most popular summits in the world. The Northern Circuit Route is a relatively new addition to the Kilimanjaro trekking routes, offering a longer and more challenging trek than some of the other routes. The Northern Circuit Route is considered to be the newest, longest, and most scenic trekking route up Mount Kilimanjaro. It offers panoramic views and diverse vegetation. This route is less crowded than other Kilimanjaro routes, but it is still one of the hardest. Here is a step by step guide to conquering the Northern Circuit Route.
The Northern Circuit trek takes around nine days, including acclimatization days to help your body adjust to the altitude. The trek takes you through Lemosho Glades, Shira Plateau, and then continues to the northern side of the mountain. You will have breathtaking views of the Kenyan plains and Amboseli National Park. The Northern Circuit Route begins at Londorossi Gate, and the trek takes approximately nine days. Acclimatization The Northern Circuit Route is a longer and more gradual ascent that provides more time for acclimatization than other routes. The route includes two important acclimatization days at high altitudes
  • Day 1: Londorossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa
  • Day 2: Mti Mkubwa to Shira 1 Camp
  • Day 3: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp
  • Day 4: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower to Moir Hut
  • Day 5: Moir Hut to Buffalo Camp
  • Day 6: Buffalo Camp to Third Cave
  • Day 7: Third Cave to School Hut
  • Day 8: School Hut to Uhuru Peak to Mwica Camp
  • Day 9: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
  • 8 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 8 Dinners
  • Transport to and from Moshi to the trail head
  • Professional mountain guides/porters
  • Accommodation in mountain tents
  • Three meals a day while on the mountain
  • All park entrance fees and taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • Climbing gear
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Tips for guide, porter and cook
  • Accommodation before and/or after climb (Can be arranged on small additional cost)
5 - Excellent
Based on 7 reviews
  • Innocent Colman
  • From England
  • On Feb 20 2024
5 - Excellent
Unforgettable trip
"From the moment I contacted the agency, the tour agency's staff demonstrated a high level of professionalism and attentiveness. They promptly responded to my inquiries, providing detailed information and addressing any concerns... Read more
  • Hamilton Bruz
  • From France
  • On Jan 05 2024
5 - Excellent
The best trip ever with the best Kilimanjaro company
"This tour company and its staff was undoubtedly the backbone of our successful trek. The wealth of knowledge about the mountain, its flora and fauna, as well as their understanding of altitude sickness and safety precautions,... Read more
  • Alan Maximilian
  • From USA
  • On Feb 03 2022
5 - Excellent
Excellent Guiding Services from Dahlia Africa Tours
Our group of 5 went on the Northern Circuit Hike with this local tour operator over Christmas 2021, from 30th December to 7th January. By spending 9 days on the mountain, we had 7 full days hiking pole-pole, which means slowly... Read more
  • Geraldine Sharkey
  • From England
  • On Nov 04 2019
5 - Excellent
Dahlia Africa - Amazing!!!
The local tour operator suggested this route to us as it is 9 days which minimizes your risk of altitude sickness due to more acclimatization time. At many points we felt as though we were the only people on the mountain due to... Read more
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Other Practical InformationNB: With small Additional cost we can book for you accommodation before or/and after summiting Mount Kilimanjaro. Children bellow 13 years of age must be accompanied by adult.
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