Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Travel and Rescue Insurance
While traveling and Trekking in Nepal Himalaya we strongly recommend you to make a up to date travel insurance policy that covers cancellation, injury, death, lost baggage, theft, liability, medical treatment and expenses is strongly recommended. The insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing. If a client becomes ill, all hospital expenses, doctors’ fees and repatriation costs are the client’s responsibility.
You must carry insurance copy with you on the holiday and be sure when you are on trekking or climbing/ expedition in the Himalayas your insurance policy specifically covers emergency air ambulance/helicopter rescue services.
On the trekking there are few medical post in the trailhead, the Himalayan Rescue Association operate aid post in Pheriche (Everest Trekking) and Manang ( Annapurna Circuit trekking), The Khunde Hospital on Everest trekking are all staffed by Western doctors. However, most accidents or illnesses will occur in the absence of reliable medical care. If you find yourself ill or injured in the mountains, Above the Himalaya trekking will rescue you.
If small injuries and 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 bye Above the Himalaya Trekking.
The cost for helicopter rescue is cost to US$ 2000 per hour, a rescue from Everest regions can cost nearly US$ 6000.
Guaranteeing for Payment
Helicopter rescue services will rarely come to your aid without you either making a cash deposit or a promise in Kathmandu . While you are trekking with Above The Himalaya Trekking, 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.