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7-Day Alaska, Matanuska Glacier, Turn Again Arm, Chena Hot Springs and Fairbanks Tour from Anchorage

Tour Code: 875-6832   
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Daily (09/16/2019-03/31/2020)
Depart from:
Anchorage, AK
Duration:
7 Days 6 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Fairbanks (Aurora Ice Museum, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Ice Fishing and Barbecue, Santa Claus House, Snowmobile), Anchorage (Earthquake Park, Matanuska Glacier Hiking, Turn-again Arm) Inclusions: 6 nights accomodation

  • International chain hotels, including breakfast and free wi-fi
  • Professional photography guides let you get the best aurora pictures
  • Matanuska Glacier hiking
  • Include 3 nights aurora viewing experience

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Activity Option 1 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Upgrade from Turn-again Arm Day Tour to Matanuska Glacier Hiking - Surcharge Year round $130$130
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Anchorage Winter Glacier Helicopter - Surcharge Year round $399$399
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Aurora Viewing Lodge - Surcharge Year round $79$79
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Activity Option 4 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Dogsled - Surcharge Year round $139$139
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Ice Fishing and Barbecue - Surcharge 2019-11-01 - 2020-03-31 $149$129
Snowmobile - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2020-03-31 $159$159
Ice Fishing and Barbecue + Snowmobile - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2020-03-31 $308$288
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Activity Option 6 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Arctic Circle by land - Surcharge Year round $249$249
Arctic Circle by flight - Surcharge Year round $549$549
9 Transportation:

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Aurora Train Ticket with Pickup and Drop off Service - Surcharge Year round $205$205
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Hotel Option (/room) Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
Fairbanks Deluxe Hotel - Surcharge Year round $200$200$180$160
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    Pricing Policy

    Transportation Date / Date Range AdultChild
    Aurora Train Ticket with Pickup and Drop off Service - Surcharge Year round $205$205
    Hotel Option (/room) Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
    Fairbanks Deluxe Hotel - Surcharge Year round $200$200$180$160
    Activity Options Date / Date Range AdultChild
    Upgrade from Turn-again Arm Day Tour to Matanuska Glacier Hiking - Surcharge Year round $130$130
    Anchorage Winter Glacier Helicopter - Surcharge Year round $399$399
    Aurora Viewing Lodge - Surcharge Year round $79$79
    Dogsled - Surcharge Year round $139$139
    Ice Fishing and Barbecue - Surcharge 2019-11-01 - 2020-03-31 $149$129
    Snowmobile - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2020-03-31 $159$159
    Ice Fishing and Barbecue + Snowmobile - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2020-03-31 $308$288
    Arctic Circle by land - Surcharge Year round $249$249
    Arctic Circle by flight - Surcharge Year round $549$549
    Day 1

    Anchorage

    Today we will arrive in Anchorage (Airport Code: ANC) and then transfer to hotel.
    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Downtown Ship Creek or Holiday Inn Express Anchorage
    Day 2

    Anchorage Turn-again Arm Winter Explore

    Depart at around 10:00 am, we will go to the Turn-again Arm, take photos at Beluga Point. We will have the opportunity to take the tram (at own expense) at Alyeska Resort. After lunch in Anchorage, we will visit Earthquake Park and Captain Cook Monument. And you can go shopping in Anchorage downtown at the end day off. Back to Anchorage hotel at around 4:00 pm. Optional Activities: Winter glacier flight tour for about 1 hour; Land for about 10-15min and then you can appreciate the scenery on mountain top.

    If you want to attend Matanuska Glacier Hiking rather than Anchorage Turnagain Arm Winter Explore, you can pay $130 per person to upgrade to Matanuska Glacier Guided Hiking. If you choose to upgrade, lunch and dinner will be at your own expense.

    Guests can also choose to join the Aurora Chasing Tour. Departing at 22:00 to the outskirt of Anchorage for the appearance of aurora.

    • 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.

      Turn-again Arm

      A waterway into the northwestern part of the Gulf of Alaska. It is one of two narrow branches at the north end of Cook Inlet, the other being Knik Arm.

      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.

      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.

      Winter Glacier Helicopter

      Get the chance to see the vast, scenic expanses of the Alaskan wilderness by taking a stunning helicopter tour out of Anchorage and flying high above the landscape!

      Minimal 2 pax to go.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $399; Child $399|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

      Matanuska Glacier Hiking

      Matanuska Glacier is the source of the Matanuska River and is the largest vehicle accessible glacier in America. During the trek on the glacier, you will see layer up on layer of ice n brilliant blue colors.
    Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn Downtown Ship Creek or Holiday Inn Express Anchorage
    Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included
    Day 3

    Anchorage - Fairbanks (259 miles)

    Guests will have to arrange their transfer from Anchorage to Fairbanks by flight or by train on own expenses. Hotel checkin after 3:00pm. At 10:00 pm we will take shuttle to the selected aurora viewing lodge: Aurora Viewing Bar or Clear Summit Aurora Viewing Lodge. Back to the hotel at around 2:00 am next morning. Guests can also book the Aurora Train with pickup and dropoff service from Anchorage to Fairbanks from 08:30-20:00, departing on Saturdays. More schedule maybe available in peak season.
    • 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.

      Aurora Winter Train

      Operated by the Alaska Railroad between the cities of Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska. It is a seasonal train, only operating during the non-summer months.

      Opening Hours: Sep 21 - May 11

    • Fairbanks, AK

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

      Clear Summit Aurora Viewing Lodge

      The bar is on the mountain top where is far away from the city and has less light pollution. There is a large monitoring screen in the bar, so please make yourself comfortable inside while waiting for the Northern lights to show up.

      Aurora Viewing Bar

      There are thousands of one-dollar bills with hand-written blessings all over the wall and the roof of the bar. You could wait for the Northern Lights in this lovely warm lodge and have a drink if you’re interested.
    Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Bridgewater Hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriot Fairbanks or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 4

    Fairbanks City Tour

    Depart from the hotel around 1:00 pm, we will enjoy Fairbanks city tour. Today we will visit Santa Claus House, University of Alaska Museum of the North. At 10:00pm, we will head to aurora viewing bar or Clear Summit Aurora Viewing Lodge to watch the aurora. Back to Fairbanks hotel around 2:00 am the next morning. Optional tour: Dogsled and Culture Tour.
    • Fairbanks, AK

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

      Santa Claus House

      A Christmas-themed retail store in North Pole, Alaska. It was founded as a trading post alongside the Richardson Highway in 1952.

      You will take a tour of North Pole Village if Santa Clause House is closed.

      Museum of North

      Housed on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, the museum's mission is to acquire, conserve, investigate, and interpret specimens and collections relating to the natural, artistic, and cultural heritage of Alaska and the Circumpolar North.

      You will take a tour of Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitor Center if UAF Museum of the North is closed. And get refund USD12 per person.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat

      Aurora Viewing Bar

      There are thousands of one-dollar bills with hand-written blessings all over the wall and the roof of the bar. You could wait for the Northern Lights in this lovely warm lodge and have a drink if you’re interested.

      Clear Summit Aurora Viewing Lodge

      The bar is on the mountain top where is far away from the city and has less light pollution. There is a large monitoring screen in the bar, so please make yourself comfortable inside while waiting for the Northern lights to show up.

      Dogsled and Culture Tour

      An Alaskan resident Leslie will take you experience dog sledding and introduce you the dog sledding culture. Leslie opens a training ground for the sled dogs and trains young mushers. Leslie’s dog sledding cultural exhibition center shows visitors how an Alaskan native use the dog sled as a traditional commuting tool and its profound cultural traditions.

      In autumn when there is insufficient snowfall, the dog team will pull a ATV instead of a sled for about 5 to 10 minutes.

      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Bridgewater Hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks or similar
    Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included
    Day 5

    Fairbanks - Chena Hot Spring Aurora Tour - Fairbanks

    Departing at 18:30 from hotel, we will start Chena Hot Spring Aurora Tour: visit Ice Museum, enjoy Apple Martini, watch aurora whilst taking a bath in hot spring. Return to Fairbanks hotel around 02:00. Optional activities available: Snowmobiling or Ice fishing and BBQ.
    • 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

      Ice Fishing and Barbecue

      The fishing guide Don will guide you to catch the trout and salmon! The Fishing equipment, clothes, transportation from the hotel are included.The tour guide will assist you to buy a fishing license ($25/person at your own expense) on the tour day.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $149; Child (2-11 yrs) $129|Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

      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

    Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Bridgewater Hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriot Fairbanks
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 6

    Fairbanks Free Day

    Today we will enjoy free time in Fairbanks. To enrich the trip, guests can choose to take Arctic Circle tour by land: We will drive through Dalton Highway, view Yulon River, Alaska Pipeline, arrive at Alaska's Arctic Circle ( the 66 ° 33 ' latitude) landmark, and be awarded a certificate of Arctic expeditions; Around 22:00, visit Aurora Viewing Lodge and return to hotel around 02:00. Guests can also choose to upgrade to Arctic Circle tour by flight: in the morning take flight over Arctic Circle. (If the flight tour not available due to weather, we will arrange the land tour and refund the price difference. If you don't want to take the land tour, the fee will not be refunded.)
    • Fairbanks, AK

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

      Arctic Circle Drive Adventure

      Take a bus to the Arctic Circle in the morning. Along the way, you can see Dalton Highway and Trans-Alaska Pipeline. More chances to see wildlife, such as caribou, arctic fox, wolf, moose etc.Cross the Arctic Circle and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate.

      Duration: Approx. 16 Hours

      Arctic Circle Fly Drive Adventure

      Take a flight to Coldfoot. See the endless beautiful tundra and bird-eye view of the vast Arctic Circle. Mail postcards to your family and friends in the northernmost post office in America.
    Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Bridgewater Hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriot Fairbanks
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 7

    Fairbanks

    Take the free hotel shuttle to the airport.
    Breakfast: Included
    • Departure & Return

    • Free airport pick-up:
      From 13:00 - 21:00 (this is flight arrival time); Please meet outside of the Arrival #1 entrance. Pickup sign is at the "Alaska Tour".
      Please provide updated flight information and a working cell phone number before boarding. (T-Mobile invalid in Alaska.)
      Limited to one pick-up per guest
      Paid Pickup estimated fare of $100 per person per time
      24 hours Airport Free Shuttle Pick-up: The Information Center next to the baggage claim area at Anchorage airport provides a free direct telephone number for the hotel. Upon arrival, you can contact the hotel to make an appointment for shuttle bus pickup. The hotel only accepts the reservation of the guests who have arrived at Anchorage airport. The hotel shuttle will take about 30 minutes to arrive at the airport. Pickup Location: Anchorage International Airport, outside the Arrival, hotel shuttle bus special boarding point.
      Taxi: from airport to hotel, about $15-30/taxi; Pickup Location: Anchorage International Airport, outside the Arrival, taxi special boarding point.
      Hotel contact information:
      Holiday Inn Express Anchorage
      Front desk: +1 (907) 248-8848
      Address: 4411 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517
      Comfort Inn Downtown Ship Creek
      Front desk: +1 (907) 277-6887
      Address: 111 W.Ship Creek Ave. Anchorage, AK99501
    • Airport Dropoff: Please book a departure flight after 7:00 am on the last day. Each room provides a 24-hour airport free shuttle service. It is recommended that guests arrive at the airport at least 2 hours in advance. Guests can also take a taxi to the airport by themselves. From the hotel to Fairbanks airport (airport code: FAI) about $25- $35 per taxi.
    • Price Includes

    • 6 nights accomodation
    • Airport transfer
    • The tours, tickets and traffic included in the itinerary.
    • Hotel breakfast and other meals included in the itinerary.
    • Tour Guide (Chinese Narration Only)
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Anchorage, AK
      Aurora Chasing Tour (Optional) $159 $159
      Tram at Alyeska Resort (Optional) $32 $32
      Winter Glacier Helicopter (Optional) $399 $399
      Fairbanks, AK
      Chena Hot Spring Resort Ice Museum Apple Martini (Optional) $15 /
      Ice Fishing and Barbecue (Optional) $149 $129 (2-11 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Meals not included in the itinerary.
    • Optional tours and Optional services.
    • Unconventional airport transfer.
    • Transportation, tours and tickets which not included in the itinerary.
    • Tips to the tour guide/driver adjustment:
      Pick-up: USD 5/person/day.
      Anchorage day tour: USD 10/person/day.
      Fairbanks day tour: USD 7/person/tour.
      Chena Hot Springs Aurora Viewing Tour: USD 7/person/tour.
      Aurora viewing tour: USD 5/person/tour.
      Arctic Circle tour: USD 15/person/day.
      We suggest each guest pay a tip to the tour guide as encouragement when the tour/day end.
    • Additional Note

    • This journey requires a US visa.
    • Due to fire safety requirements in Alaska, extra beds cannot be added to hotel rooms. Every room is furnished with 2 beds.
    • The optional tour is affected by the weather factors. If the tour got cancelled, we will issue a refund.
    • If there is any discrepancy between the schedule and the tour guide, please refer to the guide time.
    • There are a few restaurants along the Arctic Circle where you can have lunch and dinner or prepare your own meals.
    • Aurora is a natural phenomenon and depends on solar activity. You are not guaranteed to see it.
    • The order of the trip will be adjusted according to your departure dates and weather conditions.
    • Note that plans from many cellular carriers do not work in Alaska, please make sure the number you provided can receive texts or calls after landing, otherwise an alternative communication method should be established beforehand.
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      30 or more days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount
      11-29 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount
      8-10 days prior to departure - 30% of total purchase amount
      4-7 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount
      Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount
      Day of departure or no-show - 100% of total purchase amount

      Notification day and departure day are NOT counted. Unused features are non-refundable. In addition, there is 6% handling fee added on to the above penalties. NOTE: We cannot grant refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

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      We constantly strives 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.

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