1st & 2nd Person
|VS: Value Season
* Daytime schedule, $10/person/day
* Arctic Circle Day tour, $20/person/day
* Arctic Circle Fly Drive, $10/person/day for tour guide and driver, plus $10 for pilot
* Other activities and service, $5/person
After picking you up from the airport, we will drive you to the Chena Hot Springs Resort for check-in (after 3:00 pm).
Then you can enjoy yourselves in the Chena Hot Springs, where you may encounter the beautiful aurora.
Upon collected the baggage, you will ride Chena Shuttle with the logo of Chena Hot Springs Resort to the resort. Our driver will wait for you outside of “Arrival” with your name. Probably you will take 1.5 hours driving (depending on the road conditions). Upon check-in, you will chasing the aurora and enjoy the hot springs.
Chena Hot Springs is a hot spring, resort, and unincorporated community in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States, 56.5 miles northeast of Fairbanks near the Chena River State Recreation Area. 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.
Please check-in at the Activity Center by 10:45 am for the Ice Museum Tour. For an extra fee of $15, you can choose to drink an Apple Martini at their ice bar out of a cocktail glass made of ice. Experience a drink like no other!
Check-in at the Activity Center by 1:45 pm to sign up for the one-hour geothermal renewable energy tour.
Ice Museum is open year around and allows you to see the ice-sculptures of world famous sculpting masters. Explore “rooms” made out of ice as well as free standing sculptures. The Chena Hot Springs Aurora Ice Museum uses a unique, energy efficient absorption chiller, powered by our geothermal water. The absorption chiller can keep the Museum cool even during Fairbanks’ hot summer months, when temperatures can reach over 90 degrees.
Through geothermal renewable energy tours, you will learn more about the energy saving projects in Chena.
We have to change hotel today, please kindly prepare your luggage in advance.
Meet at 8am, we will go to Fairbanks first, and then change shuttle bus to Borealis Basecamp; you will have the chance to choose several optional tours at Borealis Basecamp.
Meet at 11am, we will leave Fairbanks and continue your journey to the North.
12:30 pm, we will reach the rugged Dalton Highway, where we will stop for the photo with the Dalton Highway Sign around 15 mins.
Then we will continue to the Yukon River Camp which you will reach around 2:20 pm (depending on road conditions).
Enjoy a quick hot meal and continue on to the Arctic Circle around 4:50 pm. On the return trip, we will stop once more at Yukon River to use the restroom.
We will arrive at Borealis Basecamp at 9:30 pm.
Complimentary gift: you will get an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate!
Travel to one of the “loneliest roads in the world”- the Dalton Highway, featured in the series “Ice Road Truckers.” Along the way, see Alaska’s famous oil pipeline, the mighty Yukon River, and the amazing storybook scenery as you journey towards the Arctic Circle. Keep your eyes peeled for an Arctic Fox! Our final destination is the Arctic Circle Sign, it shows you have crossed the Arctic Circle in ceremonious fashion and will receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. Enjoy stunning views of interior Alaska and witness firsthand the remarkable wilderness scenery blanketed in snow.
Our tour will make you have more time to experience the expansive landscapes and fascinating cultures unique to Alaska’s Arctic in the short-day time of Winter
Today is the last day, and you need to check out before 11:00 am. We do provide 2 options for your choice.
Option 1: leave after check-out
Note: Please take the shuttle bus according to your flight and make sure to arrive at the airport 1.5 hours before the flight departure.
Option 2: Ice fishing & Santa Claus House ($179 per person with complimentary Fishing License, 11/15/2018-4/10/2019)
After check-out, you will take the shuttle (at 9:50am) head towards SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairbanks at 12:35 pm. We will head towards the fishing area from Spring Hill by Marriott after approx. 30 mins. After the tour, the tour guide will send you to the airport or you can take the free shuttle bus towards the airport by yourselves.
**Please schedule your flights departing after 9:00 pm.
Airport drop off: take hotel shuttle bus to airport.
Fairbanks International Airport
Next to No.1 baggage claim
– Free Airport Shuttle Service: 12pm, this is the pick-up time, not your flight arrive time, please schedule your flight arrive at the Anchorage airport before 11am.
– Meeting Location: Next to No.1 baggage claim;
– Pick-up Sign: Tour guide with a pick-up card (name indicated in your e-voucher)
– Taxi pick-up point: Anchorage Airport “arrival exit” Anchorage EXIT
– From Anchorage Airport to Downtown Hotel, approximately USD 20-30/Taxis
– If your arrival date is early or early the same day, you can contact our company to book the hotel one night prior to your trip at a discounted price.
The following terms apply to the refund policy when canceling or changing an order
1) Reducing the number of travelers
2) Canceling the entire order
3) Change to a different tour
* Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.
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