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Kilimanjaro North Route treks
follow an 8 night trail which traverses some untouched parts of the mountain on a spiraling circumnavigation towards the summit.
This unusual set of routes, which we first pioneered back in 2009, offer long and spiraling circumnavigations around and up to the summit and tend to appeal mainly to trekkers who are returning to the mountain for a second or third time and are specifically seeking out a new challenge.
Most first time trekkers who want to spend longer on the mountain are usually better advised to choose options on the Shira
Recommended variants ...North 8Bp
is a high specification non-technical eight night private trek on this trail, with an outstanding summit success rate of 93% and a guide price of USD 3000-3400, depending on the group size. Treks can start any day of the year, subject to availability, but best for traffic avoidance on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Other variants ...North 8Ap
... is the original and superior anticlockwise version of this route which is no longer permitted under revised park regulations.