Ambulatory Response Time
We are First Aid & CPR certified. Ambulance service is available within 20-60 minutes depending on location. Emergency ambulance helicopters cover our entire service area. Life threatening emergencies requiring transport will be transported to area hospitals in Albuquerque, Farmington, and Gallup via ambulance service or helicopter.
Levels of appropriateness for adults and children, are scored on a level difficulty 1-10. Example; A Level 1 is to sit in the van and take photos from there. A Level 5, minimum walking, hiking and climbing. A Level 10 is very strenuous physically and only for the very physically fit. Our tour guides will make sure you understand the arduousness of your tour.
Within reason, Navajo Tours USA will make dietary accommodations for travel guests. This information will be requested during your tour arrangement.
Special Medical Requirements
Golden Agers, special needs, physically challenged, and others will be accommodated within reason. We will make every effort to provide travel guests with full assistance and appropriate levels of adventure. A doctor’s release may be needed for certain activities. This information will be requested during your tour arrangement.
Keep Contact Information
Keep contact information in both print and digital formats in case friends or family want to reach you. List itinerary details; hotels, airlines, etc. You as the travel guest must share any medical information in case of an emergency i.e. allergies, life threatening conditions, etc. This information will be requested during your tour arrangement.
Our service area in New Mexico is identified as the high desert. You will be in an area with elevations ranging from 1,524 meters (5,000 ft) to 2,438 meters (8,000ft). Adjustments to altitude and hydration are of key importance. You will be reminded to drink lots of water.
There are poisonous snakes within our service area and our tour guides will have venom kits in their First Aid kits. Other harmful insects in the area include black widows, brown recluse, and bees. If you do not bother them, they will not bother you. If you come upon any of these critters, do not agitate them. Stand still and move away slowly.
In New Mexico, spectacular weather events do occur seasonally and your tour guide is aware of weather facts and phenomenons. Lightning is certainly something to be considered and the safest place to be is indoors or in a vehicle. Cloudbursts generate flash floods that can sweep through areas in an instant. Your tour guide will teach you how to monitor signs for bad weather.