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5-Day Alaska, Fairbanks, Chena Hot Springs, Arctic Circle, Aurora Viewing Camp Tour with Fairbanks Airport Transfer

Tour Code: 175-7036   
Available:
Monday - Saturday ( 09/16/2019-04/03/2020)
Depart from:
Fairbanks, AK
Duration:
5 Days 4 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Fairbanks (Arctic Circle, Aurora Ice Museum, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Dalton Highway, Dogsled and Culture Tour, Ice Fishing and Barbecue, Santa Claus House, Snowmobile), Coldfoot. Inclusions: 4 nights accomodation

  • International chain hotels including breakfast and free wi-fi; featured lodging experience at 66°N Yukon River Camp
  • Professional photography guides let you get the best aurora pictures
  • Take the Thomas Arctic Bus all the way to the Arctic Circle
  • Include 4 nights aurora viewing experience

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Dogsled - Surcharge Year round $139$139
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Activity Option 2 Date / Date Range AdultChild
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
5 Hotel Option:

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Hotel Option Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
Upgrade to SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks or similar - Surcharge Year round $150$150$135$120
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    Pricing Policy

    Hotel Option Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
    Upgrade to SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks or similar - Surcharge Year round $150$150$135$120
    Activity Options Date / Date Range AdultChild
    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
    • Child rate is limited to children aged 0-12; Up to four people (including children and infants) are allowed in each room. Please bring your own baby seat.
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    Day 1

    Fairbanks

    After pickup from Fairbanks airport, guests will be transferred to hotel. Hetel usually checkin after 15:00. When night falls, we will take bus to the Clear Summit Aurora Viewing logdge or Aurora Viewing Bar on the outskirts of the city at 22:00 and enjoy the northern lights. It is expected to arrive at the hotel at 02:00 in the morning.
    • 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
    Day 2

    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 3

    Fairbanks - Yukon River Camp

    You can enjoy a free morning. Around 1:00 pm we will head for North Pole, visit Museum of North. At 5:30 pm we will leave for Yukon River Camp, view the remarkable aurora at night. We especially recommend you optional tours: Dogsled.
    • 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.

      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.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child $12|Opening Hours: Mon - Sat

      Yukon River

      The Yukon River, which is one of the major rivers in North America, runs across Alaska and is injected into the Bering Sea. The whole basin is around 850,000 square kilometers, and is more famous for its natural resources (forests, gold and silver mines).

      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.

      Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Standard Hotel: Yukon River Camp
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 4

    Yukon River Camp - Coldfoot - Fairbanks (180 miles)

    Today we will depart from Yukon River Camp around 10:00 am, drive through Dalton Highway, cross the Arctic Circle and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. We will later arrive at Coldfoot where you can mail postcards to your family and friends in the northernmost post office in America. We will also have chance to chase Aurora on the way back to Fairbanks.
    • Coldfoot, AK

      Coldfoot is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska.
    • Fairbanks, AK

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

      Dalton Highway

      A 414-mile (666 km) road in Alaska built as a supply road to support the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System in 1974. It is also the subject of the second episode of America's Toughest Jobs and the first episode of the BBC's World's Most Dangerous Roads.

      Arctic Circle

      The Arctic Circle is the most northerly of the abstract five major circles of latitude as shown on maps of the Earth.
    Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Bridgewater Hotel
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks or similar
    Day 5

    Fairbanks

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

    • Airport Pickup:
      Free pick-up with a mandarin guide: Limited to flights arriving between 13:00 and 21:00. Please meet at the "Alaska Tour" tour desk near baggage claim carousel #1. Please provide updated flight information and a working cell phone number before boarding. (T-Mobile card invalid in Alaska.)
      Paid Pickup estimated fare of $100 per person per time

      You can also choose to:
      1. 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.
      2. Take taxi from Fairbanks airport to downtown hotel, about $20- $30 per taxi.

      Hotel contact information:
      1. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks
      Front desk: +1 (907)238-1100
      Address: 400 Merhar Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701
      2. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks
      Front desk: +1 (907)451-6552
      Address: 575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701

    • 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 $20- $30 per taxi.
    • Price Includes

    • 4 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
      Denali National Park and Preserve
      Denali National Park 1-Day Tour (Optional) $169 $169
      Fairbanks, AK
      Chena Hot Spring Resort Ice Museum Apple Martini (Optional) $15 /
      Ice Fishing and Barbecue (Optional) $149 $129 (2-11 yrs)
      Museum of North (Optional) $12 $12
      • 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 5/person/tour.
      Chena Hot Springs Aurora Viewing Tour: USD 10/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.
    • Yukon River Camp: No separate toilet or bathroom at Yukon River Camp. There are only public toilets and bathrooms. There are only two single beds in each room. If you book a Triple or Quadruple room, you will be arranged in two separate rooms during your stay at Yukon River Camp, and no one will share a room with strangers. You could just take the required items to Yukon River Camp, store the heavy luggage in the front desk of Fairbanks hotel.
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