Kilimanjaro Helicopter Services

KILIMANJARO HELICOPTER SERVICES

KILIMANJARO HELICOPTER EVACUATION

Thank you for visiting Bujo Tours, one of the reputable Service provider for Tanzania Safaris and Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking Expeditions. We are and have always provided the highest quality service at reasonable prices yet keeping our topmost safety touchstones on each expedition at our hands.

For that concern, care and keen focus on safety issues, we require all tourists to Tanzania for either Wildlife safaris or Kilimanjaro Climbs to bring their Medical insurance coverage and emergency evacuation insurance which covers non-technical trekking up to 6,000 metres above Sea level. Bujo Tours in partnership with Kilimanjaro SAR (Search & Rescue), assure you a safe Wildlife experience and Mountain Climb.

Please take this on a serious NOTE: Evacuation helicopter pick up will be on designated area on the mountain, where the medical team will immediately start an in-flight medical treatment. Upon landing at KIA/Moshi Airport there will be transport, to take you to your hotel. If you require further medical attention upon landing, you will be taken to a modern private High Altitude Medical clinic ideal for Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). Remember, only accepted insurance with Evacuation coverage up to 6,000 meters above Sea Level are recognised. Please be aware that coverage and eligibility requirements for this benefit differ by policy. The website linked below showcases 75 different policies and providers that offer Medical Evacuation.

coverage. https://www.squaremouth.com/travel-insurance-benefits/medical-evacuation-and-repatriation

 

Evacuation at Mount. Kilimanjaro The actual cost of evacuation will be calculated on the total flight time, on average less than 70 minutes Estimated average cost is USD 3,600 NB: To be paid by Client’s Travel Insurance.  If not properly covered then the payment will be sorted out between Kilimanjaro SAR & the patient, after the service. To be CALCULATED
Evacuation at Mount. Meru The actual cost of evacuation will be calculated on the total flight time, on average less than 120 minutes Estimated average cost is USD 5,000 NB: To be paid by Client’s Travel Insurance. If not properly covered then the payment will be sorted out between Kilimanjaro SAR & the patient, after the service To be CALCULATED
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Hero flight

A Hero Flight is an extremely fast, unique and hassle-free way to end your epic adventure after conquering Africa’s highest peak.  A helicopter flight from Mt. Kilimanjaro to KIA/Moshi Airport will turn your 2-day hiking descent into a helicopter flight that takes less than an hour.  Reward yourself with more time to relax and a chance to explore more of Tanzania’s natural wonders.

 

Note: For 1 pax $1,500, more than 1 pax each will pay $1,000. Max 250 KG in total weight (PAX + Luggage)

 

Service Description Price Per Person
Hero Flight A fast descent from Mount Kilimanjaro Camp Site (Barafu, Millenium, etc) to Moshi Airport 2 PAX including Climbing Gear  $ 1000

 

Scenic Flight Around Mt. Kilimanjaro

Get a magnificent “birds-eye” view of nature in an exclusive and luxurious scenic helicopter flight.  This exciting journey takes you from Moshi/KIA airport.  You can witness a breath-taking view of the glacier flow on majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, see all camps, hiking routes, Kilimanjaro crater and the summit of the mountain.

 

Our charges are $3,200 per flight.

 

Service Description Price Per Person
Moshi Heli Cruise 15 Minutes Flight; 2 PAX minimum, 4 PAX Maximum Start/End at Moshi Airport $ 188
Deluxe Waterfall Cruise 30 Minutes Flight; 2 PAX minimum, 4 PAX Maximum Start/End at Moshi Airport $ 375
Epic Kili Cruise 45 Minutes Flight; 2 PAX minimum, 4 PAX Maximum $ 600
Grand Kili Voyage 60 Minutes Flight; 2 PAX minimum, 4 PAX Maximum Start/End at Moshi Airport $ 800
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  1. 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 in any country – even from Tanzania. However, as time goes on we will recommend the best insurers

  1. Do I have to submit my client’s document prior to hiking?

Yes, client must submit insurance detail; confirm to have insurance plan that will cover MEDEVAC up to 6000m. At least 2 days before climbing. The sooner the better — even a month early

  1. Is it possible for Kilimanjaro SAR to evacuate a client without a proper insurance?

Yes, it’s possible. Since we are committed to save lives of all climbers. In case you or clients lack a proper insurance, you/they will have to pay for evacuation costs after they are fully recovered

  1. Is the same insurance required for evacuation on Mount Meru?

Technically no, clients will need MEDEVAC up to 5000m.

  1. What do I do if my client doesn’t have this kind of insurance?

WILL cover MEDEVAC up to 6000m.

  1. What kind of insurance is required for evacuation within national parks and game reserves?

Any travel insurer that lists medical evacuation (altitude detail is unnecessary).

  1. What kind of travel insurance do my 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

  1. Why 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 do the costs of emergency medical services and evacuation

NB; (MEDEVAC: Medical Evacuation)



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