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Our Nepal Trekking Travel Insurance policy options

Put simply, we offer three different policy options…

1. Travel Insurance

Our Nepal Trekking Insurance will cover you for leisure or competition, and includes cover for medical and repatriation costs, trip cancellation and curtailment, plus more.

2. Travel Insurance Bolt-On

If you have an existing travel insurance policy in place with another provider such as your bank but it does not include insurance for trekking or hiking, we can provide a bolt-on style of protection for your trip.

3. Sports Accident Insurance

Our Sports Accident Insurance is designed to protect you whilst trekking or hiking in the UK, whether that be for leisure or competition. The policy provides a range of benefits including personal liability and income protection.

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Why choose us for trekking in Nepal travel insurance

30 Years Experience

We have been providing tailored Sports Insurance policies for over 30 years, and today protect more than 57,000 customers a year.

Professional Claims Handling

We work with leading claims handlers to make sure our customers experience a prompt and professional service when making a claim.

Underwritten by Experts

We’re pleased to offer you trekking and hiking insurance from AXA XL, a leading provider of insurance in the sports and leisure industry.

UK Based Customer Service Team

Our highly experienced Sales team are available to help support you with any questions that you might have.

5-Star Customer Service Rating

Thousands of happy customers have awarded us a 5-star customer service score on the independent feedback platform, Feefo.

500+ Sports Covered

Being a specialist in Sports Insurance, we provide cover for over 500 different sports & activities, far more than other providers.

What cover do I need for trekking in Nepal?

Exploring the momentous landscapes of Nepal can offer the thrill and excitement of a lifetime. We want to ensure you embark on your trip with confidence and enjoy every moment. With us you will find comprehensive travel insurance tailored for trekking enthusiasts like you.

To ensure you’re adequately protected during your trekking expedition you will need to check you have high altitude cover up to 7000m for most trails you trek in Nepal. You will also need sports equipment cover for the kit you take and of course search and rescue in case things really do go wrong. These specific requirements are often not included in a standard policy.

Whether you’re conquering Everest Base Camp or taking on the Annapurna Circuit, our specialist trekking insurance can include these necessary extras for a trip to Nepal.

Sports Travel Insurance, provides worldwide coverage. The policy will include cover for emergency medical expenses and repatriation, cancellation and curtailment, equipment cover and much more. Find out more when you request a quote.

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What’s covered with our Nepal travel insurance policy?

  • Emergency Medical Expenses & Repatriation
  • Search and Rescue
  • Cancellation & Curtailment
  • Personal Accident cover
  • Personal Liability
  • Delayed, lost or stolen baggage
  • Sports Equipment

Are pre-existing medical conditions covered?

Yes, we understand that health is a top priority. Our travel insurance covers pre-existing medical conditions, ensuring you have the necessary support if any health-related concerns arise during your trek. However, it is always recommended that you visit a health professional several weeks prior to your trip to ascertain your individual needs.

Is hiking & trekking covered specifically?

Absolutely! Our insurance is crafted with adventure enthusiasts in mind. Whether you’re hiking, trekking, or engaging in other adventurous activities, our coverage is comprehensive. Explore the trails of Nepal without worrying about unexpected mishaps.

Cancellation cover

Life is unpredictable, and unexpected scenarios can impact your travels. Our insurance provides cancellation cover, offering financial protection in case you need to cancel or cut short your trip due to unforeseen circumstances.

Are vaccinations a requirement for cover?

While vaccinations are not a requirement for our coverage, we strongly recommend consulting official health resources before your trip. Stay informed about recommended vaccinations and other health advice applicable to Nepal, by visiting and UK Foreign Travel Advice.

Is travel insurance a legal requirement in Nepal?

While travel insurance is not a legal requirement in Nepal, it’s a smart and responsible choice for any adventure seeker. Our insurance not only provides financial protection but also ensures you receive the best possible support in case of emergencies.

Without travel insurance you could be leaving yourself and travel companions at risk from expensive costs. Travel with peace of mind, knowing you’re prepared for the unexpected.

How much does Nepal travel insurance cost for UK customers?

Trekking in Nepal comes with a range of specific requirements, so costs will vary depending on the level of cover you need. Our travel insurance for Nepal is designed to be tailored to you as well as affordable and flexible, without compromising on coverage.

Get a quote today and embark on your journey with confidence, knowing you have reliable protection throughout your trek.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our specialist sports travel policy covers trekking at high-altitude (up to 7000m). As well as:

  • Emergency Medical Expenses & Repatriation
  • Search and Rescue
  • Cancellation & Curtailment
  • Personal Accident cover
  • Personal Liability
  • Delayed, lost or stolen baggage
  • Sports Equipment

Standard travel insurance policies do not always cover hazardous sports. Our Sports Travel Insurance is specifically designed to cover over 500 high risk activities most importantly hiking at altitude up to 7000m.

Our Sports Travel Insurance policy provides up to £5,600 worth of equipment cover. This add-on not only protects your own equipment, but also any equipment you hire during your trip. It also covers your trekking equipment in transit to and from your destination.

Yes, our Trekking Travel Insurance can generally be taken out even if you have a medical condition. We can almost always offer cover at no extra cost, but occasionally our underwriters may apply special terms if you subsequently needed to make a claim relating to your condition.

You can purchase our Trekking Insurance online up until 74 years old. Above this age, you would need to call us on 01494 484800 and we will be able to refer your quote to our underwriters. Please note, our quotes are based on your age at the start date of cover.

In the event you get injured during your trek, or fall ill due to altitude sickness or other ailments, helicopter rescue off the mountainside will be covered. This will fall underneath the Emergency Medical Expenses section of your policy. However, we limit this up to £5000 for a helicopter call-out, and an applicable excess of £750 will be applied.

If you plan on using equipment such as ice axes and crampons, then this would be classed as a technical ascent, which we can only cover up to 4000m. We can only cover you if you bring equipment to use in the event of an emergency.

* 10% online discount applies to our Sports Travel Insurance and Activity TopUp policies only. 

** Data relates to Sports Travel Insurance claims from Jan 2023 to Dec 2023 inclusive.

*** Feefo rating relates to Sports Travel Insurance claims review score from Jan 2023 to Dec 2023 inclusive. 

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