Saturday 24th, November, 2018
Kilimanjaro Evacuation by Helicopter - RESCUE Kilimanjaro
RESCUE ON MOUNT KILIMANJARO.
Kilimanjaro rescue procedure always happen when a customer get a seriously ill on Mount Kilimanjaro and can’t descend under their own power, in such instance a Helicopter rescue may need to be conducted
Evacuation on Kilimanjaro.
Lindo Travel has an agreement with intensive care Air Ambulance Kilimanjaro SAR, who can evacuate you in case of any several problem arise up to an altitude of 6,000 meters if your above that height you will be taken down to where the Helicopter is, By our chief Guide and Evacuated from there. For more information About Air Ambulance Visit and ready this website. Kilimanjaro SAR provides evacuation service and medical emergence.
They provide an emergency medical service to ensure your safety while hiking Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru with helicopters that can be deployed within 5 minutes. They ensure a quick response and guarantee your safety regardless the season.
Their helicopter will pick you up from the designated area on the mountain, where their medical team will immediately start an in flight medical treatment. Upon landing at Moshi Airstrip there will be transport, to take you to a place of local residence. If so necessary for further medical attention upon landing, you will be taken to their modern private High Altitude Medical clinic ideal for Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
Kilimanjaro SAR accepts insurance with Evacuation coverage up to 6,000 meters above Sea Level. Please be aware that coverage and eligibility requirements for this benefit differ by policy.
Kilimanjaro SAR operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Extremely fast, unique and hustle free way to end your epic adventure after conquering Africa’s highest peak.
FAQ about Insurance
Why do standard insurance packages do not cover high altitude trekking?
There is more risk involved for the insurance company, which means less profit. The risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) increases dramatically above 2800 Meters, as the costs of emergency medical services and evacuation.
Is the same insurance required for evacuation on Mount Meru?
If clients are climbing Mt Kilimanjaro and they have proper insurance coverage up to 6000m then they will also be covered on Mt Meru.
What kind of travel insurance do clients need for a helicopter evacuation on Mount Kilimanjaro?
A travel insurance which covers Medical Evacuation up to 6,000 Meters, above sea level. It is very important your clients ask the travel insurance companies to include this in their final prices.
What do I do if my client doesn’t have this kind of insurance?
Ask client to contact their Travel Insurance Company to ensure they will have Medical Evacuation up to 6000m.
Is it possible for Kilimanjaro SAR to evacuate a client without a proper insurance?
Yes, it’s possible. Kilimanjaro SAR is committed to save lives of all climbers. In case they lack a proper insurance, they will have to pay for evacuation costs after they are fully recovered.
Can Kilimanjaro SAR help my client to issue a proper insurance?
No, it is very simple to purchase this insurance online or over the phone – even from Tanzania. However, as time goes on Kilimanjaro SAR will recommend the best insurers to tour operators, and so tour operators will recommend insurers to their clients.
Do I have to submit my client’s document prior to hiking?
Yes, Kilimanjaro SAR advises tour operators to submit their clients’ insurance details and passport copies before hiking. We need the operators to give us all climbing manifests prior to hiking.
What kind of insurance is required for evacuation within national parks and game reserves?
Any travel insurance that lists medical evacuation (altitude detail is unnecessary)