Northern Lights Viewing, Fairbanks Winter Experiences – Alaska Tours

FAIRBANKS WINTER EXPERIENCES

Arctic Circle Driving Adventure
Tour up the Dalton Highway into the Alaskan Arctic. As you depart Fairbanks, you will pass gold mines and drive alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. 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 to Fairbanks, stop and marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River. (Luggage restriction: 1 bag per person limit with max. weight of 10 lbs.) A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

Season: Daily departures September 22, 2013 - April 30, 2014 (No departures on Nov 28, Dec 24, 25, 31, & Jan 1)
DepartureTime: 9:00am (9:00H)
Duration: approx. 15 - 16 hours

Price:
 USD 189 per person

Fairbanks Northern Lights Viewing Tour
You will be transferred 30 - 45 minutes from your hotel to a prime Aurora viewing destination away from the city lights. We recommend that you dress warmly for this tour, so you may view the Northern Lights from outdoors. If you become cold, you can warm up inside. Hot beverages and roundtrip transportation are included. Your driver will return you to your hotel around 2:30H. A 2-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

SPECIAL NOTE: Reserved tour date may change due to weather, Aurora activity, or other considerations, even after the tour has been confirmed. You will be consulted regarding any changes.

Season: Aug 25, 2013 - March 31, 2014 (No departures on Nov 28, Dec 24, 25, 31, & Jan 1) 
Departure Time: between 10:00pm and 11:00pm (between 22 and 23:00H)
Duration: approx. 4 to 4.5 hours including transfer time

Price:
 USD 105 per person (2 or more) /USD 210 for single

Northern Lights Viewing and Dinner Tour from Fairbanks
 

Price:
 USD 170 per person

World Ice Art Championship Tour from Fairbanks
 

Price:
 USD 85 per person (2 or more) / USD 170 for single

Northern Lights Viewing and Chena Hot Springs from Fairbanks
 

Price:
 USD 155 per person

Arctic Circle Northern Lights Driving Adventure
Tour up the Dalton Highway into the Alaskan Arctic. As you depart Fairbanks, you will pass gold mines and drive alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. 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 to Fairbanks, stop and marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River. The Aurora Driving Tour returns at night (between 2:00am and 3:00am) for the best opportunities to view the Northern Lights. (Luggage restriction: 1 bag per person limit with max. weight of 10 lbs.) A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).


Season: Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday departures only : January 1, 2014 - April 21, 2014
DepartureTime: 9:00am
Duration: approx. 18 - 19 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 239 per person

Fairbanks Winter Adventure
During this guided tour, you will first stop at the Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitor Center. From there the tour continues through the heart of downtown Fairbanks where you learn about the history of the Golden Heart City. After travelling through some of the unique Fairbanks residential areas, you will eventually see the Trans Alaska Oil Pipeline. The Museum of the North will be next on the schedule. Marvel at the natural and cultural history of Alaska and discover the science behind the majestic Northern Lights. A short 20 minute drive will bring you out of town to North Pole and the Santa Claus House. (Santa Claus House will be closed on weekdays; however, you will be able to take pictures of Santa Claus House from outside and may be able to meet Santa's reindeer team.) Not included: Lunch and guide gratuity.

Note: Tour includes roundtrip transportation from downtown Fairbanks hotels and UAF Museum admission.

Season: Daily departures (except holidays) October 1, 2013 - April 1, 2014
DepartureTime: 10:00am (10:00H)
Duration: 5 hours

Price:
 USD 113 per person (2 or more) /USD 138 for single

Chena Hot Springs Day Tour from Fairbanks
Travel 60 miles west of Fairbanks to Chena Hot Springs. Chena Hot Springs Resort is internationally known for its natural mineral hot springs. Visitors can relax and revitalize in the outdoor hot springs, hot tubs, and indoor pool. Chena Hot Springs offers a first rate Alaskan winter experience from Fairbanks! Yet Chena Hot Springs is also a great attraction in the summer time! During your 4-hour visit at Chena Hot Springs, enjoy a guided Ice Museum tour, which is set up like an ice hotel, as well as a guided Geothermal tour. Before you head back to Fairbanks, soak in the hot springs (please bring own towels). Ask us about adding a dog sled ride or snowmobile tour in the winter (depending on snow conditions)! Tour includes: roundtrip transfer from/to Fairbanks, Ice Museum and Geothermal tours, admission to hot springs. Not included: Alcoholic beverages at the ice bar in the Ice Museum, meals, and towel rental for the hot springs.

Required at time of booking: Hotel information in Fairbanks. A 2-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Season: Daily departures November 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014 (No departures on Nov 28, Dec 24, 25, 31, & Jan1) and May 15 - September 30, 2014
Departure Time: 11:30H
Duration: 7 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 145 per person

Arctic Circle Northern Lights Fly/Drive Adventure from Fairbanks

Enjoy 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 and receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Take 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 ground tour on the rugged Dalton Highway. Along the way, you will see and learn about northland's most famous waterway, the Yukon River and the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Once the sky gets dark, make stops to scan the northern sky for the aurora. 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. A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate.

Season: Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday departures January 1, 2014 - April 21, 2014
DepartureTime: 1:00pm (13:00H)
Duration: 14 - 15 hours

Price:
 USD 359 per person

Ice Fishing Day Tour from Fairbanks
Today you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day of guided ice fishing. While catching fish in a warm hut on a beautiful lake you can still safely enjoy the brisk, clear air and peaceful environment of Interior Alaska, home to some of the best ice fishing Alaska has to offer. Learn the old native skills of ice fishing from experienced ice fishing guides. Hot drinks and grilled fish for a late lunch are served while fishing. Warm winter gear is available and the heated van is always close by. Tour includes: roundtrip transfer from/to Fairbanks, winter gear rentals, fishing license, tackle, hot beverages and fish lunch.

Required at time of booking: Hotel information in Fairbanks, passenger height, weight and shoe size   

Season: Daily departures December 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 (depending on weather condition)
Departure Time: 11:00am (11:00H)
Duration: approx. 7 hours including transfer time

Price:
 USD 225 per person

Dog Sledding Tour (1-hour) from Fairbanks
 

Price:
 USD 169 per person

Arctic Circle Flightseeing Adventure
Depart from Fairbanks on a small plane 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 short ground tour of the rural truck stop of Coldfoot 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. (Luggage restriction: 1 bag per person limit with max. weight of 10 lbs.) A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate. Not included: meals and transfers to and from your hotel (Tour departs from the East ramp of the Fairbanks airport).

Season: Daily departures October 1, 2013 - April 30, 2014 (No departures on Nov 28, Dec 24, 25, 31, & Jan 1)
Departure Time: Approx. 10:00am (10:00H) - subject to change
Duration: approx. 4 hours

Price:
 USD 429 per person

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