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5-Day Fairbanks Aurora Viewing Classic Tour from Fairbanks with Airport Transfers

Tour Code: 962-7953   
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Fairbanks, AK
Duration:
5 Days 4 Nights

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Highlights: Visit Fairbanks (Alaska Pipeline, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Museum of North, Santa Claus House, Yukon River).

  • 3 nights aurora viewing experience
  • Global chain of hotels with breakfast and free WiFi
  • Visit Museum of the North to learn more about Alaska

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Hotel Option Date / Date Range SingleDouble
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks - Surcharge Year round $200$200
4 Activity Option 1:

Price Details

Activity Option 1 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Arctic circle tour by flight - English guide - Surcharge 2019-08-21 - 2020-04-07 $300$300
Activity Option 1 Date Limit Date / Date Range
Arctic circle tour by flight - English guide - Surcharge2019-08-21~2020-04-07(Tue,Fri)
5 Activity Option 2:

Price Details

Activity Option 2 Date / Date Range AdultChild
Arctic circle tour by land - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2019-12-15 $209$209
2019-12-16 - 2019-12-21 $229$229
2020-01-02 - 2020-01-21 $209$209
2020-01-29 - 2020-03-31 $229$229
2020-04-01 - 2020-04-10 $209$209
Arctic circle tour by flight - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2019-12-15 $419$419
2019-12-16 - 2019-12-21 $439$439
2020-01-02 - 2020-01-21 $419$419
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 2 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 SingleDouble
    SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks - Surcharge Year round $200$200
    Activity Options Date / Date Range AdultChild
    Arctic circle tour by flight - English guide - Surcharge 2019-08-21 - 2020-04-07 $300$300
    Arctic circle tour by land - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2019-12-15 $209$209
    2019-12-16 - 2019-12-21 $229$229
    2020-01-02 - 2020-01-21 $209$209
    2020-01-29 - 2020-03-31 $229$229
    2020-04-01 - 2020-04-10 $209$209
    Arctic circle tour by flight - Surcharge 2019-12-01 - 2019-12-15 $419$419
    2019-12-16 - 2019-12-21 $439$439
    2020-01-02 - 2020-01-21 $419$419
    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 - English guide - Surcharge2019-08-21~2020-04-07(Tue,Fri)
    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

    Fairbanks

    As guests arrive at the Fairbanks International Airport, they will go to the NO.1 luggage carousel to meet with the tour guide, who will help them transfer to the hotel. When night falls, we will take bus to the Borealis Basecamp on the outskirts of the city at around 22:00 and enjoy the northern lights. It is expected to arrive at the hotel at about 03:15 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.

      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 or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbank or similar
    Day 2

    Fairbanks - Arctic Circle - Fairbanks

    Today we will leave from Fairbanks to the Arctic Circle along the Dalton Highway. On the way we will have a chance to see Arctic foxes, wolves, bears and other wild animals. Besides, we will also visit the Yukon River and witness the Alaska Pipeline. After that you will get an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. On the way back to Fairbanks, we will visit the Coldfoot Camp, take an The Aurora Borealis observation activity at your own expense. If you choose to return to the downtown for rest, we will go back to your hotel after a short break.
    • 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.

      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).

      Alaska Pipeline

      One of the world's largest pipeline systems built between 1974 and 1977 after the 1973 oil crisis caused a sharp rise in oil prices in the United States.
    Standard Hotel: Bridgewater Hotel Fairbanks or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 3

    Fairbanks - Chena Hot Springs - Fairbanks

    Today we could enjoy a leisurely morning in the hotel. At around 12:45pm in the afternoon, we will depart from the hotel and then enjoy a Asian style lunch. We will firstly be taken to the famous North Pole Village, also known as the "Home of Santa Claus". Walk along the street we coud take beautiful photos with the Christmas trees and polar bear as well as send a postcard from the North Pole. Afterwards we will continue to the Northern Polar Museum at the Fairbanks campus of University of Alaska. Then we will return back to hotel and rest.
    At around 5:00pm we will start 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.

    Note: if the Northern Polar Museum is closed, we will go to visit Morris Thompson center instead and return $12 to each person.

    • Fairbanks, AK

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

      Apple Martini

      Try a cup of Apple Martini in cold winter and you could experience the magical sensation of an ice cup touching your lips.

      Admission (Optional): Adult $15; Child $15

      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.

      Opening Hours: Mon - Sat

      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 Fairbank or similar
    Breakfast: IncludedLunch: 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 Fairbanks or similar
    Breakfast: Included
    Day 5

    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 Airport Shuttle Service is 13:00 - 21:00(Please notify us your flight information before your arrival). Please schedule your flight arrive at the Fairbanks airport before 11am and meet the guide next to No.1 baggage claim. You can also take 24/7 airport shuttle bus service (Westmark NO SHUTTLE) or Take a taxi to the hotel at your own expenses (estimated fare of $20-30 plus tips).
    • Return Flight Arrangement: Please book the flight that departs from Fairbanks after 1:00PM. If you want to enjoy Ice fishing & Santa Claus House, please schedule your flights departing after 9:00 pm.
    • Price Includes

    • 4 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

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child
      Fairbanks, AK
      Apple Martini (Optional) $15 $15
      • 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.
    • 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 .
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      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.
      1 - 30 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
      Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.

      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.
      1 - 7 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
      Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.

      Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
      There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
      NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of 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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