The travel insurance basically includes medical and helicopter evacuation. Does anyone knows how to purchase travel insurance for a trek in Nepal Himalayas?. Are you planning a trip to Nepal? and are you still worrying about your travel insurance?
Furthermore, while you are traveling into the Himalayas for the purpose of Trekking Tours or Mountaineering, we strongly recommend you to purchase up to dated travel insurance policy in your home country before you leave your country. Nepal travel and rescue Insurance policy is especially covered for cancellation, injury, death, lost baggage, theft, liability, medical treatment, and expenses, etc.
Travel insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking during your trekking and climbing holiday in Nepal. If the client becomes ill, all hospital expenses, doctors’ fees, and repatriation costs will pay by your travel insurance policy. In addition, if not covered in your travel policy? guests/clients have to pay for all those expenses without any questions.
That’s why please check your insurance company whether these all things are inclusive in your travel insurance policy or not before your departure from your country. And along the journey to Himalaya, you must carry insurance policy copy with you dropping a copy to us and be sure your travel insurance policy covers emergency air helicopter rescue services, horse rescue service, etc.
Along the journey to Nepal Himalayas, there are few medical post in the trailhead, the Himalayan Rescue Association operate aid post in Pheriche village (on the way to popular Everest Base Camp Trek) and Manang village (Annapurna Circuit Trek ), The Khunde Hospital on the way to Everest Trek are all staffed by Western doctors.
Most accidents or illnesses will occur in the absence of reliable medical care. If you find yourself ill or injured in the mountains, We at Gokyo Treks Nepal will be trying to reach with clients by phone and according to the conversation, if need evacuation we rescue you quickly.
If small injuries or health problem and altitude sickness is suspected, our staff will descend you immediately, For the more serious medical problems emergency helicopter rescues will be arranged by Gokyo trek agency which the cost for rescue for an hour is around USD 2000 Per hour.
Travel with the helicopter rescue services will rarely come to your aid without you either making a cash deposit or a promise with us in advance in Kathmandu while on the briefing. While you are trekking with the Gokyo Treks Nepal agency, we will arrange the rescue and initial payments and will claim the payment to your insurance company again be sure you have insurance covering emergency helicopter rescue.
Normally, we recommend you the following Insurance Companies for your trip to Nepal Himalayas !
Europ Assistance (All European)
Uniqa Insurance (Austria)
InsureandGo Travel Insurance (UK, Spain)
Virgin Travel Insurance (UK)
Allianz Travel Insurance (Germany, Switzerland)
Dog Tag Insurance (UK)
Post Office (UK)
Allianz Travel Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cover Travel Insurance (New Zealand)
Allianz Travel Insurance
QBE Travel Insurance
Budget Direct Travel Insurance
RBC Travel Insurance
TuGo Travel Insurance
TIC Travel Insurance
International SOS (Malaysia)
Sompo Insurance (Japan)
Clal Insurance (Israel)
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (Japan)
Life Card Travel Insurance (Japan)
World Nomads Malaysia, India)