Even when everything is planned to go right, sometimes things turn out differently. So the safety net you need is travel insurance, which only costs a few dollars per day but could save you thousands in an emergency
Once you decided to trek/ climb in Nepal, adequate and valid travel insurance is required for all travelers. Your travel insurance must cover accidents, injury, illness, and death medical expenses including any related to pre-existing medical conditions, emergency repatriation (including helicopter rescue and air ambulance where applicable), and personal liability. The Company also recommends it covers trip cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage, and personal effects.
You must carry proof of insurance with you and produce it if reasonably requested by the company employees or suppliers. The company reserves the right to cancel or suspend your participation on a trip or in certain activities that comprise part of a trip, at any time including after the commencement of your trip, with no right of refund if you are unable to provide proof of insurance when requested.
Here are Some Recommended Travel Insurance Companies:
- Travel safe insurance
- World nomads/tripmate USA
- AXA travel insurance
- Blue cross blue shield
- Can Assistance
- TFC travel insurance
- RBC travel insurance
- Virgin travel insurance (UK)
- Europe Assistance (all European)
- Allianz travel (Germany & Switzerland)
- Unique insurance (Austria)
- Budget direct travel insurance
- cover travel insurance ( New Zealand)
- International SOS
ASIA & MIDDLE EAST
- Life card travel insurance (Japan)
- International SOS (Malaysia)
- World Nomads (Malaysia & India)
Health and Experience Required: Trekking along the Himalayas is an extreme adventure. A person who can walk at least 4-5 hours a day with a light daypack. Walking at higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking at lower altitudes; however, if you are in good health, and have a positive attitude, you can accomplish the trek successfully. No technical skill is required for this trip.