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Northern Lights & Arctic Circle Winter Excursion with Lunch

by Alaska-Wildlife-Guide Nonrefundable No booking or credit card fees
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Embark on a full-day excursion to the Arctic Circle for a chance to see the Northern Lights dance across the evening sky. Learn about the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which parallels the route, and stop at Finger Mountain for fascinating insights from your guide.

Your expedition begins with a pickup from your Fairbanks or North Pole hotel, (inside the city limits) then get on the highway for the long road ahead. Wear warm, layered clothing along with a winter hat and gloves as temperatures often dip below zero degrees Fahrenheit (-18 C) during this time of the year.

Travel alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which stretches for 800-miles (1287.48 km), learning about the impressive engineering endeavor. On the drive, marvel at the picturesque scenery and keep your eyes peeled for local animals roaming in the wilderness, such as caribous, wolves, and moose. (not guaranteed)

The route takes you along the rugged Dalton Highway, cross the formidable Yukon River to make your way to Finger Mountain.

Finally, celebrate your arrival at the Arctic Circle with a hot beverage, a bite to eat, and a certificate to mark the occasion. The Arctic Circle marks a zone at which the sun remains below the horizon for 24 hours on the December solstice. Winter nights are drastically longer, thereby increasing your chances to witness the Northern Lights.

Relax in your comfortable van as you head back to Fairbanks where your tour concludes at dawn.

!!Please note, that we cannot guarantee the Northern Lights sighting. It is a natural phenomena which cannot be predicted or controlled by anyone.!!

Embark on a full-day excursion to the Arctic Circle for a chance to see the Northern Lights dance across the evening sky. Learn about the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which parallels the route, and stop at Finger Mountain for fascinating insights from your guide.

Your expedition begins with a pickup from your Fairbanks or North Pole hotel, (inside the city limits) then get on the highway for the long road ahead. Wear warm, layered clothing along with a winter hat and gloves as temperatures often dip below zero degrees Fahrenheit (-18 C) during this time of the year.

Travel alongside the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which stretches for 800-miles (1287.48 km), learning about the impressive engineering endeavor. On the drive, marvel at the picturesque scenery and keep your eyes peeled for local animals roaming in the wilderness, such as caribous, wolves, and moose. (not guaranteed)

The route takes you along the rugged Dalton Highway, cross the formidable Yukon River to make your way to Finger Mountain.

Finally, celebrate your arrival at the Arctic Circle with a hot beverage, a bite to eat, and a certificate to mark the occasion. The Arctic Circle marks a zone at which the sun remains below the horizon for 24 hours on the December solstice. Winter nights are drastically longer, thereby increasing your chances to witness the Northern Lights.

Relax in your comfortable van as you head back to Fairbanks where your tour concludes at dawn.

!!Please note, that we cannot guarantee the Northern Lights sighting. It is a natural phenomena which cannot be predicted or controlled by anyone.!!

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Northern Lights & Arctic Circle Winter Excursion with Lunch

Activity Location

Fairbanks Hotel Pickup

Fairbanks

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Fairbanks Hotel Pickup

    Fairbanks

  • North Pole Hotel Pickup

    North Pole 99705


Highlights

  • Exciting journey through Interior Alaska to Arctic Circle

  • Cross the Arctic Circle Certificate

  • A possibility of viewing the Northern Lights (no guarantee)

  • Insights about engineering feat of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline

  • Thrilling drive along the infamously rough Dalton Highway


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Arctic Circle, Finger Mountain, and Trans-Alaska Pipeline Viewpoint

  • Sandwiches, snacks, and beverages

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Fairbanks or North Pole hotel (within city limits)

  • Cross the Arctic Circle Certificate

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • warm meal


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are not allowed.

  • To operate the tour we need a minimum on guests. In case the minimum is not reached and we have to cancel the tour, you will get a 100 percent refund.

  • Maximum group size is 16 people.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Fairbanks and North Pole hotels. (within the city limits) Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready in the lobby of your hotel 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • We are able to cancel the tour due to dangerous weather and/or road conditions. If this is the case, we will contact you and you will receive a 100 percent refund.

  • The pick up time varies between approximately 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Please contact us for scheduling.


Northern Lights & Arctic Circle Winter Excursion with Lunch ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.6 out of 5

5/5 Apr 2, 2019

David was our tour guy. We appreciate his knowledge and his passion leading this tour. We could not predict northern light but it wasn’t his fault. But he still took us to different spots looking for every opportunity to view the light. Thank you!

Ximing Chen

United States

5/5 Mar 30, 2019

The guide, Dave, was AWESOME and allowed for plenty of stops to take pictures. We were lucky enough to see the Northern Lights but Dave was a huge part of our success as he kept moving around trying to find better viewpoints. He was honestly relentless in his quest to find great views and his friendliness and candor were appreciated by everyone in the group. -Liv

5/5 Mar 29, 2019

It was a great trip. The guide Lynley is awesome, she is very enthusiastic and makes us interested throughout the journey. Lynley tried to find every possible place for us to enjoy the Northern Light, and we saw the fantastic Aurora appears.

HSIO-YING L

United States