Arctic Circle Aurora Adventure

Arctic Circle Aurora Adventure

3 Days/2 Nights Roundtrip Fairbanks

Price from$1,496

The Arctic Circle Aurora Adventure departs from Fairbanks by land or air and offers optional aurora viewing, dog sledding, and Brooks Mountain Range excursions from your base camp at Coldfoot, Alaska.

If you dream of crossing the Arctic Circle you will enjoy this journey across the Arctic Circle. Tour north from Fairbanks in the personalized comfort of your tour vehicle. View the remarkable 800-mile long Trans Alaska Pipeline. Visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post situated in the rural community of Joy, Alaska. Traverse the rugged Dalton Highway and experience the mighty Yukon River. Marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway and learn of the river's storied past. Cross the Arctic Circle in ceremonious fashion and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. Explore up close the amazing arctic tundra and feel the veins of ice just beneath the surface. An Alaska travel experience would not be complete without an opportunity to experience firsthand the vast wilderness expanses and Alaska's Arctic

Arctic Circle Aurora Adventure map

Day 1: Fairbanks > Coldfoot This morning depart Fairbanks at either 5:30 am or 9:45 am by ground tour in your ground tour vehicles. Appreciate the low light on the horizon as it shines on the windswept arctic tundra. Traverse the frozen Yukon River and enjoy the snow-sculpted forest as you make your way across the Arctic Circle. Arrive in Coldfoot is one of the world's best aurora viewing areas.

Overnight at: Coldfoot Camp

Amenities: Coldfoot Camp features rooms with two twin beds and private bath facilities in each of the rooms, a luxury in the remote wilderness of Alaska's Arctic.

Day 2: Coldfoot Select from a variety of optional tours (not included)which include an excursion along the Dalton Highway, into the Brooks Mountain Range, as far north as Atigun Pass (weather permitting), a one-hour dog sledding experience with a local musher, and additional aurora viewing in Wiseman.

Overnight at: Coldfoot Camp

Day 3: Coldfoot > Fairbanks Today return to Fairbanks by air arriving between 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Optional Sightseeing

Arctic Village Aurora Daily 11:00 pm - 3:00 am Enjoy an evening tour to historic Wiseman for a unique cabin visit and an opportunity to enjoy the solitude of the Brooks Mountain Range as you scan the northern sky for Northern Lights. Cabin visit includes complimentary hot beverages.

Arctic Mountain Safari Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Enjoy an afternoon exploring the Brooks Mountain range on a drive north from Coldfoot on the Dalton Highway as far north as Atigun Pass (weather permitting).

Dog Sled Adventure (1 hour) Enjoy an afternoon with real Alaskan sled dogs. Learn what it takes to have a dog team in Alaska. Enjoy a ride, and, if you wish, drive a team of your own. Times will vary and will be arranged by the guide in Coldfoot to fit within your schedule.

• One way guided ground tour • One-way flight • 2 nights accommodation in Coldfoot (rustic by urban standards)

Pricing (per person) $NZD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2019 Departures

Daily

21 Aug - 17 Sep

Friday and Sunday

20 Sep

22 Sep - 6 Oct

11 Oct - 17 Nov

22 Nov - 24 Nov

29 Nov - 20 Dec

22 Dec - 29 Dec

Optional Tours

Arctic Village Aurora

21 Aug - 30 Dec

Arctic Mountain Safari

18 Sep - 30 Dec

Dog Sled Adventure

16 Dec - 30 Dec

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2020 Departures

Friday and Sunday

3 Jan - 31 Jan

2 Feb - 9 Feb

14 Feb - 28 Feb

1 Mar - 29 Mar

3 Apr - 19 Apr

Optional Tours

Arctic Village Aurora

4 Jan - 20 Apr

Arctic Mountain Safari

4 Jan - 20 Apr

Dog Sled Adventure

4 Jan - 30 Mar

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$1,496

$1,687

$1,496

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$169

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$283

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$1,876

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$1,876

$2,065

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$169

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$244

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$283

Departs

2019 Departures Daily 21 Aug - 17 Sep Sunday and Friday 20 Sep - 29 Dec 2020 Departures Sunday and Friday 3 Jan - 19 Apr

Booking conditions

• Full payment (non-refundable) is required prior to booking • A copy of your passport is required

Luggage All luggage you bring with you will be weighed as part of the check in process. This includes overnight bags, purses, camera bags, and day packs. Guests are limited to 6 to 9 kilos per person. Luggage over 9 kilos may need to be stored in Fairbanks.

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Meals • Optional sightseeing • Pre/post tour accommodation