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Barrow Expedition Tour from Fairbanks
This small group day excursion takes you from Fairbanks to Barrow on a scenic small aircraft flight. The 9-passenger planes allow for better sightseeing opportunities along the way. Stops will be made in the small community of Coldfoot along the way for the opportunity to grab lunch and stretch your legs. In Barrow, a local guide will take you on an approximately 2-hour sightseeing tour of the village, where you will discover firsthand the lifestyles of Alaska's Inupiat Eskimos. Here you will have the opportunity to touch the Arctic Ocean and visit the residential and commercial areas of the community. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Due to limitations of smaller aircraft the Expedition is more prone to weather alterations. However, refunds are available if the tour is cancelled or shortened due to weather.

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: May 26 - September 1, 2014 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday only
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 10-11 hours

Price:
 USD 799 per person

Arctic Circle Driving Adventure Tour from Fairbanks (guided tour)

Tour up the Dalton Highway into the Alaskan arctic on a comprehensive ground tour. As you depart Fairbanks, you will pass gold mines and drive alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Further up the rugged highway, visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the homesteaded community of Joy. Walking on the arctic tundra will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. Drive all the way north to the Arctic Circle, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. On the way back south, stop and marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River. Return to Fairbanks under the midnight sun.  Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport). 

NOTE: Not recommended for young children.

Season: Daily departures May 20 - September 8, 2014
Departure Time: 6:30am (6:30H)
Duration: 16-17 hours

Price:
 USD 189 per person

Arctic Circle Fly & Drive Tour from Fairbanks (guided tour/afternoon departure)

Take a small group tour into the Alaskan arctic by air and land. Depart from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. Return to Fairbanks with a bus tour on the rugged Dalton Highway. Along the way, marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River, and learn of its storied past. View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline and visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the rural community of Joy, Alaska. Typically the morning tour begins with land tour and the afternoon tour begins with flight. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Not recommended for young children.

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: Daily departures May 22 - August 20, 2014
Departure Time: 1:00pm (13:00H)
Duration: 12 hours

Price:
 USD 369 per person

Arctic Circle Fly & Drive Tour from Fairbanks (guided tour/morning departure)

Take a small group tour into the Alaskan arctic by air and land. Depart from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. Return to Fairbanks with a bus tour on the rugged Dalton Highway. Along the way, marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River, and learn of its storied past. View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline and visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the rural community of Joy, Alaska. Typically the morning tour begins with land tour. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Not recommended for young children.

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: Daily departures May 21 - September 17, 2014
DepartureTime: 5:30am (5:30H)
Duration: 12 hours

Price:
 USD 419 per person

Arctic Circle Flight Adventure Tour from Fairbanks (7:00am departure)
Begin this tour with a small plane flight from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the treeless arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. A 2.5-hour ground tour of a rural community is included. Your return flight provides another opportunity to see the Yukon River, the Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline from the air. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: Daily departures June 01 - August 31, 2014
Departure Time: 7:00am (7:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 419 per person

Arctic Circle Flight Adventure Tour from Fairbanks (1:00pm departure)

Begin this tour with a small plane flight from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the treeless arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. A 2.5-hour ground tour of a rural community is included. Your return flight provides another opportunity to see the Yukon River, the Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline from the air. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: Daily departures May 15 - September 15, 2014
Departure Time: 1:00pm (13:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 499 per person

Arctic Circle Flight Adventure Tour from Fairbanks (7:00pm departure)
Begin this tour with a small plane flight from Fairbanks and land across the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the treeless arctic tundra, which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska's arctic regions. A 2.5-hour ground tour of a rural community is included. Your return flight provides another opportunity to see the Yukon River, the Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline from the air. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: Daily departures May 15 - September 15, 2014
Departure Time: 7:00pm (19:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 439 per person

Arctic Circle Anaktuvuk Pass Evening Adventure from Fairbanks

In the evening fly from Fairbanks to the Nunamit Eskimo Village of Anaktuvuk Pass. You will fly over vast and remote Alaska landscape. You land in Anaktuvuk Pass, nestled in the heart of Gates of the Arctic National Park. Here you will visit the local village and learn about the Nunamiut culture. At the end of your tour, you will fly back to Fairbanks. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

NOTE: Not recommended for young children.

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: Daily departures June 1 - August 31, 2014
Departure Time: 7:00pm (19:00H)
Duration: 5 - 5.5 hours

Price:
 USD 539 per person

Gates of the Arctic Experience at Anaktuvuk Pass Village from Fairbanks

Ancient mountains, arctic tundra, and Eskimo culture make this small group tour a truly memorable arctic journey! A 1.5-hour flight takes you into the Brooks Range, an area of glacially carved mountains that rise to 6400 feet. You will land within the Gates of the Arctic National Park at Anaktuvuk Pass, nearly 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The Pass is a major migration route for caribou and home to bears, wolves, moose, Dall sheep, wolverines, and fox. In the village, you will learn of the Nunamiut (inland Eskimo) way of life and how they blend modern ways with traditional life. After lunch, experience how they travel, hunt, and use the land by exploring subsistence hunting trails with your guide on an 8-wheel all-terrain vehicle. A visit will also be made to the National Park ranger station. Fly back to Fairbanks in the evening. Tour includes: Lunch.  Not included: transfers in Fairbanks (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport)

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights

Season: Daily departures (except Sundays,May 26, July 4, and Sept 1 ) May 21 - September 15, 2014
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 9-10 hours

Price:
 USD 729 per person

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