Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro covered? Do I need hazardous sports coverage? 

Short Answer

If you are traveling to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, we recommend a policy that includes Hazardous Sports coverage.


More Detail

Some policies exclude mountaineering altogether, including climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Mountaineering is generally defined as any type of hiking where ropes or guides are normally used. Additionally, some policies exclude coverage above a certain elevation.

Policies including the Hazardous Sports benefit can typically provide coverage for mountaineering.

This information can vary based on the travel insurance policy. Please review the policy certificate to verify coverage. If you have questions about a specific policy, please contact us directly at 800-240-0369. Our customer service representatives are available 24/7 and are delighted to help!

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