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Northern Lights & Arctic Circle Winter Excursion

By Alaska-Wildlife-Guide
Price was undefined, price is now $225
Earn $6.75
Free cancellation available
14h
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Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Highlights

  • Exciting journey through Interior Alaska to Arctic Circle

  • Cross the Arctic Circle Certificate

  • A possibility of viewing the Northern Lights (no guarantee)

  • Insights about engineering feat of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline

  • Thrilling drive along the infamously rough Dalton Highway

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of the Arctic Circle, Finger Mountain (seasonal), and Trans-Alaska Pipeline Viewpoint

  • What's included

    Sandwiches, snacks, and beverages

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Fairbanks or North Pole hotel (within city limits)

  • What's included

    Cross the Arctic Circle Certificate

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    warm meal

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are not allowed.

  • To operate the tour we need a minimum on guests. In case the minimum is not reached and we have to cancel the tour, you will get a 100 percent refund.

  • Maximum group size is 16 people.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Fairbanks and North Pole hotels. (within the city limits) Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready in the lobby of your hotel 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • We are able to cancel the tour due to dangerous weather and/or road conditions. If this is the case, we will contact you and you will receive a 100 percent refund.

  • The pick up time varies between approximately 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Please contact us for scheduling.

What you can expect

Embark on an excursion to the Arctic Circle for a chance to see the Northern Lights dance across the evening sky. Learn about the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which parallels the route, and stop at Finger Mountain for fascinating insights from your guide.

Your expedition begins with a pickup from your Fairbanks or North Pole hotel, (inside the city limits) then get on the highway for the long road ahead. Wear warm, layered clothing along with a winter hat and gloves as temperatures often dip below zero degrees Fahrenheit (-18 C) during this time of the year.

Travel alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which stretches for 800-miles (1287.48 km), learning about the impressive engineering endeavor. On the drive, marvel at the picturesque scenery and keep your eyes peeled for local animals roaming in the wilderness, such as caribous, wolves, and moose. (not guaranteed)

The route takes you along the rugged Dalton Highway, cross the formidable Yukon River to make your way to Finger Mountain.

Finally, celebrate your arrival at the Arctic Circle with a hot beverage, a bite to eat, and a certificate to mark the occasion. The Arctic Circle marks a zone at which the sun remains below the horizon for 24 hours on the December solstice. Winter nights are drastically longer, thereby increasing your chances to witness the Northern Lights.

Relax in your 12-seater van or 15-seater mini coach, as you head back to Fairbanks where your tour concludes at dawn.

Please understand, that we cannot take reservations for the vehicle type. The choice will depend on the season, the tour and the amount of guests.

!!Please note, that we cannot guarantee the Northern Lights sighting. It is a natural phenomena which cannot be predicted or controlled by anyone.!!

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Individually wrapped food options available

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Arctic Circle
  • Dalton Highway
  • Fairbanks Alaska 99705

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Fairbanks Hotel Pickup
  • Fairbanks Alaska
  • North Pole Hotel Pickup
  • North Pole Alaska 99705
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