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. The travel Insurance policy is especially covers 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 stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing holiday. If client becomes ill, all hospital expenses, doctors’ fees and repatriation costs will pay by your travel insurance policy , however if it is not covers in your travel policy than guest / 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 you departure from your country. And along the journey to Himalaya, you must carry insurance policy copy with you and be sure when you are on trekking, tours or climbing/ expedition in the Himalayas your insurance policy specifically covers emergency air ambulance/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 Everest Base Camp Trekking) and Manang village( 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, We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition will 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 Treks and Expedition which the cost for rescue for an hour is around USD 2000 Per hour.
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 Gokyo Treks and Expedition’s 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 for your holiday.