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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, 2015 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday only
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 10-11 hours

Price:
 USD 799 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

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

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