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7-Day Alaska Anchorage, Matanuska Glacier, Turn Again Arm, Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks Tour Code: 475-6847

From USD$1589
Wed, Sat
Fairbanks, AK
English; Mandarin Chinese
7 6
Visit Fairbanks (Aurora Viewing Lodge, Chena Hot Springs Resort, Ice Fishing and Barbecue, Santa Claus House, Snowmobile), Anchorage (Matanuska Glacier Hiking) Inclusions: 6 nights accomodation
  • Chinese Narration Only
  • International chain hotels, including breakfast and free wifi; featured lodging experience at Coldfoot Camp
  • Include 3 nights aurora viewing experience
  • Take the Thomas Arctic Bus all the way to the Arctic Circle Sign
  • Take the Alaska Aurora Winter Train (tickets included) through the hinterland, enjoying the stunning views of the stretch, walking side by side with the highest peaks in North America
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $1989
    Double $1589
    3rd Person
    Adult $1289
    Child $1289
    4th Person
    Adult $1329
    Child $1329
Price (/person)
    Single $2139
    Double $1739
    3rd Person
    Adult $1439
    Child $1439
    4th Person
    Adult $1479
    Child $1479
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Pricing Policy

Activity Options AdultChild
Dog Sledding Adventure - Surcharge $139$139
Ice fishing - Surcharge $149$119
Snowmobile 30min ride - Surcharge $129$129
Snowmobile 60min ride - Surcharge $169$169
Denali National Park Walking Tour - Surcharge $189$189
Chena Hot Spring tour - Surcharge $129$129
Castner Glacier Ice Cave Tour - Surcharge $229$229
Overland Adventure across the Arctic Circle Car to get back - Surcharge $269$269
Fly Over the Arctic Circle Adventure (Fly there and bus back) Morning - Surcharge $599$599
Fly Over the Arctic Circle Adventure (Fly there and bus back) Afternoon - Surcharge $519$519
Aurora-Viewing Lodge - Surcharge $119$119
Turn-again Arm one day tour - Surcharge $109$109
  • 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. Hotel usually check in after 15:00. When night falls, we will take bus to the Clear Summit Aurora Viewing lodge 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

    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: Hyatt Place Fairbanks/Bridgewater Hotel or similar

Day 2: 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: 1. Dog Sledding Adventure, 2. Snow Mobile Tour , 3. Ice Fishing Tour
  • Fairbanks, AK

    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.

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

    Aurora Cabin Tour

    Experience nature's best light show with an Aurora Borealis Cabin Tour. Also known as the Northern Lights, this phenomenon occurs when green light ripples across the night sky. After enjoying a day tour, guests enjoy a heated, cozy cabin.

    Fairbanks Dog Sledding Tour

    Experience the majesty and beautify of surrounding mountain ranges during an unforgettable dog sledding excursion in Fairbanks, Canada. A festive, unique, and fun winter activity, visitors can meet and take photos with happy and hard working Alaskan Huskies.

    In early November, in case of insufficient snowfall, the dog sled will be replaced by a dog pull ATV experience, about 10min

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

    Snowmobile

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

    Duration: 2-4 Hours

Standard Hotel: Hyatt Place Fairbanks/Bridgewater Hotel or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 3: Fairbanks Free Day(92 miles)

Today we will enjoy free day in Fairbanks. Around 22:00 we will visit Aurora Viewing Lodge and go back to hotel at 02:00. To enrich the day, guest can choose optional activity Chena Hot Spring Tour OR Denali National Park Walking Tour OR Castner Glacier Ice Cave.
  • Fairbanks, AK

    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 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.

    1) You must wear a bathing suit in the hot springs, please prepare in advance. 2) For safety reasons, minors under age 18 may not enter the outdoor natural rock pool, but they may use the indoor pool and the outdoor hot tub. 3) If you choose not to enter the hot springs for your own reasons, the fee is not refundable.

    Aurora Viewing Lodge

    Equipped with tables and chairs, heating and drinking, guest can enjoy a warm and relaxed view of the amaming northern lights in the Aurora Viewing Lodge. Experienced tour guide will take you to the best viewing sites.

    Castner Glacier Ice Cave Tour

    Expect to depart from Fairbanks in morning and drive south along the Richardson Highway to Castner Glacier Ice Cave. After getting off the bus, you will follow your guide on a hike of about 2 miles before reaching the largest valley ice cave. The ice layer accumulated over 10,000 years is crystal clear, and due to the interpenetration of the ice layer and the mineral matter of the mountain for many years, the charming yolan ice layer may occasionally appear metallic texture, such as Beautiful and elegant as gold and jade.

    (1) It is recommended to wear a warm down jacket, fleece jacket, hat, scarf, ski-proof boots, sunglasses, etc., and pay attention to the safety of your feet (2) Before leaving the city, the guide will arrange to go to the supermarket to purchase a carry-on lunch, or you can bring your own light meal in advance (3) There are no artificial facilities around the ice cave, please prepare a storage bag so that you can collect your garbage and dispose of it after returning to the city (4) The road to the Ice Cave is greatly affected by the weather, if it is impassable due to weather reasons, the itinerary will be cancelled on the day, and you’ll get refunded

    Duration: Approx. 8 Hours

  • Denali National Park and Preserve, AK

    This massive national park rests in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness, covering over 4 million acres of land. It is home to Mt. McKinley, the tallest peak in North America.

    Kantishna Experience Tour

    Entering Denali National Park for 92 miles (about 150 kilometers), we will reach the deepest part of the national park highway. Along the way, we would visit the miracle lake with beautiful scenery. In the vast mountains and wilderness, we can also view the gentle and quiet lake, and enjoy the sound of nature, which will be an incredible experience in your life.
Standard Hotel: Hyatt Place Fairbanks/Bridgewater Hotel or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 4: 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

    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

    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

    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.

    Aurora Cabin Tour

    Experience nature's best light show with an Aurora Borealis Cabin Tour. Also known as the Northern Lights, this phenomenon occurs when green light ripples across the night sky. After enjoying a day tour, guests enjoy a heated, cozy cabin.

    Duration: Approx. 4 Hours

Standard Hotel: Hyatt Place Fairbanks/Bridgewater Hotel or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 5: Fairbanks - Anchorage(259 miles)

In the morning we will drive to Fairbanks train station to take Aurora Winter Train (8:30-20:00) heading to Anchorage.
  • Anchorage, AK

    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

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Anchorage or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 6: Anchorage - Matanuska Glacier(82 miles)

Meet our guide at hotel to Matanuska Glacier for an Ice Walk Adventure led by a professional guide.
  • Anchorage, AK

    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.

    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.

    1) It is recommended to wear a warm down jacket, velvet jacket, hat, scarf, anti-ski boots, sunglasses, etc. , pay attention to the safety of your feet 2) Be sure to comply with the guide requirements during the walk and sign the disclaimer required by the Park Service 3) Free walking equipment such as helmets and non-slip shoe chains

  • Matanuska Glacier, AK

    Matanuska Glacier is a valley glacier in the US state of Alaska. At 27 miles long by 4 miles wide, it is the largest glacier accessible by car in the United States.
Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Anchorage or Comfort Inn Downtown Ship Creek or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 7: Anchorage

Guests can take the free hotel shuttle to the airport.
Breakfast: Included
  • 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:
    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks
    Front desk: +1 (907)238-1100
    Address: 400 Merhar Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701

  • Airport Dropoff: Please book a departure flight after 7:00 pm on the last day if you choose the optional tour. Each order provides a 24-hour airport free shuttle bus 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 ANC airport 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
    Fairbanks, AK
    Chena Hot Spring Resort Ice Museum Apple Martini (Optional) $15 /
    Ice Museum (Optional) $15 $15
    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 15/person/day.
    Fairbanks day tour: USD 10/person/tour.
    Chena Hot Springs Tour and Denali National Park Walking Tour: USD 15/person/tour.
    Aurora viewing tour, Snow Mobile Tour, Ice Fishing Tour: USD 10/person/tour.
    Arctic Circle tour: USD 25/person/day.
    Castner Glacier Ice Cave Tour and Matanuska Glacier Hiking: USD 20/person/day.
    We suggest each guest pay a tip to the tour guide as encouragement when the tour/day end.

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    30 or more days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount
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    Within 5 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. 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 refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.
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Additional Note

  • 1) You must wear a bathing suit in the hot springs, please prepare in advance. 2) For safety reasons, minors under age 18 may not enter the outdoor natural rock pool, but they may use the indoor pool and the outdoor hot tub. 3) If you choose not to enter the hot springs for your own reasons, the fee is not refundable.
  • Passport/Visa: Please take along with your own valid documents with your own photo, such as: passport, visa, U.S. resident id card, U.S. driver's license, etc.
  • Guests those under 18 years old should be accompanied by at least one adult throughout the tour or submit a disclaimer signed by their guardian.
  • Guests are strictly forbidden to stay in the middle of the highway at Dalton Hwy, which will cause any safety accidents. Tourists should bear their own responsibilities.
  • The Arctic circle related route is basiclly equipped with the "Thomas Arctic bus". When the number of people traveling on the day is less than 8, other vehicles will be equipped according to the actual number of people without prior notice.
  • This tour is led by a local Chinese-speaking guide (Limited English)
  • With a minimum group size of 2 people, it can be immediately confirmed.
  • Weight over 300 pounds please contact us.

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