To surround; encircle:
Detour is defined as to create or go down a route that is different than the usual route.
To bypass is to provide an alternative way around, or to get around something.
To get the better of or prevent from happening by craft or ingenuity
To evade, as by circumlocution:
Find another word for circumnavigating. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for circumnavigating, like: compassing, detouring, bypassing, circumventing, skirting and seeking.