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7-Day Anchorage, Fairbanks Aurora Viewing Independent Tour from Anchorage with Airport Transfers

Tour Code: 462-8020   
Available:
9/1/2019-4/4/2020
Depart from:
Anchorage, AK
Language:
English; Mandarin Chinese
Duration:
7 Days 6 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Fairbanks (Chena Hot Springs Resort), Anchorage (Captain Cook Monument, Earthquake Park, Knik Glacier, Lake Hood Seaplane Base).

  • 2 times Aurora viewing experience: 1 at Chena Hot Spring, 1 at Borealis Basecamp.
  • Global chain of hotels with breakfast and free WiFi
  • Join Anchorage city tour to explore the secret of Anchorage
  • You have chance to view Aurora while enojoying special delicious dinner.

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Hotel Option Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
Springhill Suites by Marriott Anchorage University Lake/Fairbanks - Surcharge Year round $300$300$270$240
4 Activity Option 1:

Price Details

Activity Option 1 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Arctic circle tour by flight - English guide - Surcharge Year round $439$439
Arctic circle tour by land - Surcharge Year round $439$439
5 Activity Option 2:

Price Details

Activity Option 2 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Anchorage city tour and Matanuska Glacier hiking- Surcharge Year round $130$130
Fly to Girdwood with Helicopter - Surcharge Year round $399$399
One way train from Anchorage to Fairbanks - Surcharge Year round $216$216
6 Activity Option 3:

Price Details

Activity Option 3 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Arctic circle tour by land - Surcharge 2020-01-29 - 2020-03-31 $229$229
2020-04-01 - 2020-04-10 $209$209
Arctic circle tour by flight - Surcharge 2020-01-29 - 2020-03-31 $439$439
2020-04-01 - 2020-04-10 $419$419
Dog Cart - Surcharge Year round $99$99
Dog Sledding - Surcharge Year round $129$129
Ice fishing & Santa Claus House - Surcharge Year round $179$159
ATV - Surcharge Year round $145$145
Cocktail Apple Martini at Ice Museum - Surcharge Year round $15/
Activity Option 3 Date Limit Date / Date Range
Arctic circle tour by flight - Surcharge2019-09-19~2020-04-02(Tue,Fri)
Dog Sledding - Surcharge2019-11-16~2020-04-10(Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun)
Ice fishing & Santa Claus House - Surcharge2019-11-16~2020-04-10(Tue,Wed,Fri)
Cocktail Apple Martini at Ice Museum - Surcharge2019-09-19~2020-04-02(Mon,Thu,Sat)
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    Pricing Policy

    Hotel Option Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
    Springhill Suites by Marriott Anchorage University Lake/Fairbanks - Surcharge Year round $300$300$270$240
    Activity Options Date / Date Range AdultChild
    Arctic circle tour by flight - English guide - Surcharge Year round $439$439
    Arctic circle tour by land - Surcharge Year round $439$439
    Anchorage city tour and Matanuska Glacier hiking- Surcharge Year round $130$130
    Fly to Girdwood with Helicopter - Surcharge Year round $399$399
    One way train from Anchorage to Fairbanks - Surcharge Year round $216$216
    Arctic circle tour by land - Surcharge 2020-01-29 - 2020-03-31 $229$229
    2020-04-01 - 2020-04-10 $209$209
    Arctic circle tour by flight - Surcharge 2020-01-29 - 2020-03-31 $439$439
    2020-04-01 - 2020-04-10 $419$419
    Dog Cart - Surcharge Year round $99$99
    Dog Sledding - Surcharge Year round $129$129
    Ice fishing & Santa Claus House - Surcharge Year round $179$159
    ATV - Surcharge Year round $145$145
    Cocktail Apple Martini at Ice Museum - Surcharge Year round $15/
    Activity Options Date Limit Date / Date Range
    Arctic circle tour by flight - Surcharge2019-09-19~2020-04-02(Tue,Fri)
    Dog Sledding - Surcharge2019-11-16~2020-04-10(Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun)
    Ice fishing & Santa Claus House - Surcharge2019-11-16~2020-04-10(Tue,Wed,Fri)
    Cocktail Apple Martini at Ice Museum - Surcharge2019-09-19~2020-04-02(Mon,Thu,Sat)
    Day 1

    Anchorage

    As guests arrive at the Anchorage International Airport, they will go to the NO.4 luggage carousel to meet with the tour guide, who will help them transfer to the hotel.
    Standard Hotel: Alex hotel and Suites Anchorage Airport or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Springhill Suites by Marriott Anchorage University Lake or similar
    Day 2

    Anchorage

    After breakfast, we will leave the hotel at 10:00, drive to Earthquake Park to learn about the second strongest earthquake in human history. We will also take a panoramic view of Anchorage at Point Woronzof. Then we will go to Lake Hood water airport. After that, we will dive along the Seward Highway and stop by the Beluga Point .Then we will Drive to Girdwood, visit a famous local bake shop and taste fresh made bread and Alaska style soup. After lunch, we are heading to Alyeska Resort, where you can see the Chugach Mountains. At the end, we will gather for shopping on Alaska fifth avenue.
    • Anchorage, AK

      The largest city and also its biggest transportation hub in Alaska. It has the unique and natural environment with urban enclave surrounded by wilderness scenes.

      Earthquake Park

      The 1964 Alaskan earthquake, also known as the Great Alaskan earthquake occurred at 5:36 PM AST on Good Friday, March 27 across south-central Alaska. The destroyed area in Anchorage has since been turned into Earthquake Park.

      Lake Hood Seaplane Base

      This airbase houses nearly 800 planes and other aircraft, this facility is the world's busiest seaplane base, operating around 190 flights each day. It is only a few miles from the central business district of Anchorage.

      Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

      Captain Cook Monument

      The monument in central Anchorage is a multi-storey wooden observation deck with a statue of Captain Cook overlooking Cook Inlet and Anchorage train station.

      Point Woronzof

      Point Woronzof, near Anchorage's international airport, provides scenic views of Cook Inlet and is a great place to watch the sunset and look for bald eagles, ravens, bank swallows, and moose.

      Beluga Point at Seward Highway

      This is a popular stop as you travel the Seward Highway. Here you'll find 180 degree views of Turnagain Arm. There's an extensive viewing area with spotting scopes and interpretive signs. This is an excellent spot to watch the bore tide.

      Girlwood

      Girdwood lies in a valley in the southwestern Chugach Mountains, surrounded by seven glaciers feeding into a number of creeks, which either converge within the valley or empty directly into the arm.

      Alyeska Resort

      Alyeska Resort is the largest ski area in the state, It includes the mountaintop Mt. Alyeska Roundhouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

      Knik Glacier

      Located just 50 miles (80 km) east of Anchorage, Alaska on the northern end of the Chugach Mountains, the ice field averages over 25 miles (40 km) long and over 5 miles (8.0 km) across, making it one of the largest glaciers in southcentral Alaska.
    Standard Hotel: Alex Hotel & Suites Anchorage Airport or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Springhill Suites by Marriott Anchorage University Lake or similar
    Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included
    Day 3

    Aurora - Fairbanks (259 miles)

    Today is your last day in Anchorage, after checking out from hotel, you will take flight or train heading to Fairbanks to continue your advanture. After you arrive Fairbanks, you will check in to your hotel. At around 21:45, you will take one hour shuttle to the Borealis Basecamp. There are snaks and hot drinks provided in the camp. You will then observating Aurora for 3 hours. Then, you will head back to your hotel at 02:00.
    • Anchorage, AK

      The largest city and also its biggest transportation hub in Alaska. It has the unique and natural environment with urban enclave surrounded by wilderness scenes.
    • Fairbanks, AK

      A home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

      Borealis Basecamp

      Borealis Basecamp guests stay in exclusive fiberglass domes similar to those utilized by polar expeditions and research stations. Crafted exclusively to maximize aurora viewing and guest comfort, these domes are intimate retreats in the midst of an Alaska winter
    Standard Hotel: Bridgewater Hotel Fairbanks or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 4

    Free day Fairbanks

    After breeakfast, you will check out from your hotel and take a bus to North Aurora camp. Today you can have the free day. You can also choose to enjoy Dog Sledding, snowmobile or ATV at your own expense.
    • Fairbanks, AK

      A home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

      Dog sled

      Speeding through Alaskan forest, sitting on a sled that's being pulled by some of Alaska's most powerful creatures. You will enjoy a lot of fun with these cute and strong dogs while speeding across forest.

      Fairbanks City Tour

      Fairbanks, Alaska, also known as the "Golden Heart" city, offers visitors various touring options, the most popular of which is a cruise aboard the Riverboat Discovery on the Chena River. Guests can also enjoy Fairbanks' gold mine tours to learn about the city's history.

      Snowmobile

      Snowmobile, known as a motor sled or a snowmachine, is a motorized vehicle designed for winter travel and recreation on snow.

      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

      Winter Ice-Fishing

      Head out onto the ice (don't worry; it's safe!) to get a fishing experience like no other, as you watch a hole cut in the ice so you can drop your line below. Remember to dress warm!
    Standard Hotel: Bridgewater Hotel Fairbanks or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Springhill Suites by Marriott Anchorage University Lake or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 5

    Chena Hot Springs

    At around 5:00pm we will depart from our hotel and take a Chena Hot Springs Aurora tour with indoor and outdoor hot spring pool. After that we will go to visit the Ice Museum. You will have a chance to taste an ice glass cocktail here. In the evening we could experience the Aurora viewing while soaking in the water. We will go back to hotel at about 02:00am.
    • Fairbanks, AK

      A home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

      Chena Hot Springs Resort

      Chena Hot Springs was founded over 100 years ago. The resort makes use of the first low-temperature binary geothermal power plant built in Alaska and is working on several alternative energy projects, including production and use of hydrogen and vegetable oil for fuel.

      Aurora Ice Museum

      The present museum is made of a steel framework with hollow walls and consists of a great hall and a lounge. Some of the ice sculptures include a gigantic ice tower and life-size jousting knights. One of the rooms even has a non-functioning ice toilet.

      Opening Hours: 1:00pm, 5:00pm

    Standard Hotel: Bridgewater Hotel Fairbanks or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 6

    Free day Fairbanks

    After breeakfast, you will check out from your hotel and take a bus to North Aurora camp. Today you can have the free day. You can also choose to enjoy Dog Sledding, snowmobile or ATV at your own expense.
    • Fairbanks, AK

      A home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.

      Dog sled

      Speeding through Alaskan forest, sitting on a sled that's being pulled by some of Alaska's most powerful creatures. You will enjoy a lot of fun with these cute and strong dogs while speeding across forest.

      Fairbanks City Tour

      Fairbanks, Alaska, also known as the "Golden Heart" city, offers visitors various touring options, the most popular of which is a cruise aboard the Riverboat Discovery on the Chena River. Guests can also enjoy Fairbanks' gold mine tours to learn about the city's history.

      Snowmobile

      Snowmobile, known as a motor sled or a snowmachine, is a motorized vehicle designed for winter travel and recreation on snow.

      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

      Winter Ice-Fishing

      Head out onto the ice (don't worry; it's safe!) to get a fishing experience like no other, as you watch a hole cut in the ice so you can drop your line below. Remember to dress warm!
    Standard Hotel: Bridgewater Hotel Fairbanks or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Suites by Marriott Anchorage University Lake or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 7

    Fairbanks

    Today is the last day, and you need to check out before 11:00 am. Please take the shuttle bus according to your flight and make sure you have enough time for airport check in.
    Breakfast: Included
    • Departure & Return

    • Airport meet and greet: Free Anchorage Airport Shuttle Service is 13:00 pm - 21:00pm(You need to notify us your flight information before your arrival). Please meet the guide next to No.4 baggage claim. You can also take 24/7 airport shuttle bus service (Westmark/Hotel Captain Cook NO SHUTTLE) or Take a taxi to the hotel at your own expenses (estimated fare of $20-30 plus tips). Recommended flight: AS257 SEA-ANC 15:45-18:20; Emergency contact: 718-666-3000
    • Return Flight Arrangement: Please book the flight that departs from Fairbanks after 7:00AM. If you want to enjoy Ice fishing & Santa Claus House, please schedule your flights departing after 9:00 pm. Recommended flight: AS124 FAI-SEA 17:45-22:25. If you want to add Ice Lake Fishing option, you could choose flight: AS128 FAI-SEA 00:30-05:02
    • The hotel we provided has 24 hors airport transfer service, please ask front dest for airport transfer if you need. You will need to provide your room number, name, number of people, and time for airport transfer
    • Price Includes

    • 6 nights hotel accomodation and hotel breakfasts
    • Professional tour guide (English and Chinese)
    • Roundtrip airport transfer
    • Transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
    • Admission: Aurora Observation, Chena Hot Springs, Aurora Ice Museum, Museum of the North
    • Price Excludes

    • Transportation from Alaska to other cities or other cities to Alaska not listed in inclusions
    • Any other scenic spots or activities not listed in inclusions
    • Meals (except the meals listed in inclusions)
    • Overtime costs due to guests' insistence, changes in itinerary or influence of the weather
    • Tips/Service Fee for other guides on the tour who do not work for our local operator, including hotel staff, housekeeping staff at hotels, servers at restaurants, flight attendants, dog sled mushers, etc.
    • Additional Note

    • This trip requires you to have an American visa. We suggest you to ensure that the visa is valid and register through EVUS before purchasing our products.
    • Please note T-Mobile cannot use in Alaska.
    • Due to Alaska law, no extra beds are available in the hotel.
    • The winter weather in Fairbanks is changeable, we may temporarily cancel or change optional tour due to extremely weather condition. Partial refund may be available.
    • In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), the tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary.
    • If you join Fairbanks Aurora viewing tour, please note: the Aurora Borealis are a natural phenomenon. There is no way for us to guarantee that you will see the Aurora. We do our best to provide premier locations for viewing, should the Aurora come out. Please check weather and Aurora reports before booking your tour with us.
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    • Booking changes
      A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.
    • Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
      Regardless of the reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .
    • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
      Tours with Borealis Basecamp
      Up to 60 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
      31 - 60 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
      Within 30 days prior to departure or no show- 100% of total purchase amount.
      Tours without Borealis Basecamp
      Up to 15 days prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount.
      7 - 14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
      Within 7 days prior to departure or no show- 100% of total purchase amount.

      Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
      The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
      NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the tour.
    • Itinerary Variations
      We constantly strive to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods, duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
    • Tour Cancellation:
      We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
      We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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