WHERE DO I STAY BEFORE AND AFTER THE TRIP ?
The first night and last night we all stay at the BEST WESTERN, Chinle, located
at the entrance to the Canyon. This lodging is included in your
tuition. Double Occupancy. If you desire single occupancy, please arrange for this in advance - Additional Single Supplement fee will apply.
HOW MUCH MONEY SHOULD I BRING ?
Navajo artists sometimes bring jewelry and pottery for sale at
White House, the most famous ruin we will visit. Otherwise, all
of your expenses are covered by TAS.
HOW CAN MY FAMILY CONTACT ME IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY ?
In case of a true Emergency, your family may contact relatives
of the our outfitters, who live in Chinle. They will send a message
out to our campsite in the Canyon. Phone number provided upon registration.
There may or may not be cell reception.
PARTICIPATION IN THIS TRIP REQUIRES THAT YOU HAVE SUFFICIENT
MEDICAL INSURANCE TO COVER ANY EMERGENCY MEDICAL ATTENTION YOU MIGHT
Below: A short
2 minute, 20 second clip of a past trip. This entire 30 minute video is available in DVD or VHS.
For the entire FREE 30 MINUTE VIDEO of this trip, created by Omni Films for PBS - send $10 for postage & handling.
Please let us know if you prefer DVD or VHS.
TAOS ART SCHOOL, PO Box 2588, Taos, NM 87571
HOW FAR WILL WE ACTUALLY BE FROM MEDICAL SERVICES ?
The town of Chinle has a 60 bed Hospital called: Chinle Comprehensive
Hospital Facility (520) 674-7001, located 6 miles from the entrance
to Canyon de Chelly on Highway 191 It offers: ER / PT / OB / PED
/ In-Patient as well as Out-Patient services and features a 4 bed
Intensive Care Unit. The nearest full Trauma Center is in Gallup
NM at The Gallup Indian Medical Center which is 1 1/2 hours away
by car and a 45 minute trip by the Med Evac. helicopter. The hospital is operated for the exclusive of members of the Navajo Nation, however, if you declare an emergency they will admit you, and stabilize your condition before sending you to another hospital.