The Northern Circuit is not just the newest official route to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro, it is also the longest and most beautiful. And remember the longer the route, the higher the chance of overall success. 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. You circle most of the mountain at nearly 4000 metres, allowing unequalled 360-degree views of this majestic and highly diverse region. It is the longest route by which to climb the mountain and provides unequalled acclimatization opportunities. This also makes it one of the safest and most successful routes.