Kilimanjario Search and Rescue

SEARCH AND RESCUE

Evacuations by Helicopter

Kilimanjaro SAR (Search And Rescue) is the only helicopter-based search and rescue company on the Mountain. It offers the best and modern search and rescue services using helicopters that can fly in any weather.  Kilimanjaro SAR strives to make Kilimanjaro the safest tourist destination in Africa.

An emergency medical service to ensure your safety while hiking Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru with helicopters that can be deployed within 5 minutes. We ensure a quick response and guarantee your safety regardless the season.

Our helicopter will pick you up from the designated area on the mountain, where our 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 local residence. If you require further medical attention upon
landing, you will be taken to our 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.

View/Download information about the altitude limits offered by different insurers (153KB PDF provided by Kilimanjaro SAR)

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

 

Liability Form:

Download/Print our Evacuation Liability Form

 

Emergency Contact Number:

Dial our 24/7 active toll-free number 0800 713 713 for an immediate medical response

 

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Sample Kilimanjaro itineraries:

Marangu Route

5 Day / 4 Night
Marangu / Mandara / Horombo / Kibo / Uhuru Peak / Marangu

6 Day / 5 Night
Marangu / Mandara / Horombo / Kibo / Uhuru Peak / Marangu

7 Day / 6 Night
Marangu / Mandara / Horombo / Kibo / Uhuru Peak / Marangu

8 Day / 7 Night
Marangu / Mandara / Horombo / Kibo / Uhuru Peak / Marangu

Machame Route

6 Day / 5 Night
Machame / Shira / Barranco / Barafu / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

7 Day / 6 Night
Machame / Shira / Barranco / Karanga / Barafu / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

8 Day / 7 Night
Machame / Shira / Lava Tower / Barranco / Karanga / Barafu / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

9 Day / 8 Night
Northwestern Machame Route:
Machame / Shira / Moir / Barranco / Karanga / Barafu / Crater / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

Rongai Route

6 Day / 5 Night
Rongai / Cave / Mawenzi / School / Uhuru Peak / Horombo / Marangu Village

7 Day / 6 Night
Rongai Gate / Simba / Cave Two / Kikelelwa / Tan Hut / Kibo / Uhuru Peak / Horombo / Marangu Village

Shira Route

6 Day / 5 Night Safari
Londorosi / Shira / Lava Tower / Arrow Glacier / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

6 Day / 5 Night Safari
Lemosho / Shira / Barranco / Barafu / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

7 Day / 6 Night Safari
Lemosho / Shira / Barranco / Barafu / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

9 Day / 8 Night Safari
Lemosho / Shira / Barranco / Karanga / Barafu / Crater Camp / Uhuru Peak / Mweka

Umbwe Route

6 Day / 5 Night
Umbwe Cave / Barranco / Arrow Glacier / Mweka

Sample Mount Meru itineraries:

 

3 Day / 2 Night Safari
Northern Route

4 Day / 3 Night Safari
Southern Route

 

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