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16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks

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    Stop At: Northern Alaska Tour Company, Fairbanks, AK 99708

    Northern Alaska Tour Company originated guided tours into Alaska's Arctic on the Dalton Highway. Guides provide not only a safe journey but share the story of Alaska's Arctic making it a memorable day.

    Duration: 16 hours

    Stop At: James Dalton Highway, Fairbanks, AK

    DOES NOT GO ALL THE WAY TO COLDFOOT - Viator locator only has Coldfoot for the Dalton Highway -- Guest get out and experience Alaska's Arctic made accessibly by the Dalton Highway - built for the transportation of goods to the Prudhoe Bay Oil Fields.

    Duration: 11 hours

    Stop At: Arctic Circle Trading Post, Mile 49.5 Elliott Hwy, Fairbanks, AK

    Just one of the stops made along the way to see up close and learn about the natural and cultural history of Alaska's Arctic -- here learn of the early homesteading in Alaska and how early pioneers forged a home out in the middle of the wilderness.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Yukon River Bridge, Alaska

    The tour will stop at the Yukon River Camp both on the way north and way south. Guests can either have brought their own food to eat or purchase lunch/dinner here. Plus, guests get a chance to get out and explore the banks of the mighty Yukon River.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: BLM Arctic Circle Monument Sign, MP 115.5 Elliott Highway, Fairbanks, AK

    Celebrate reaching the Arctic Circle at Milepost 115 of the Dalton Highway -- 200 miles north of Fairbanks! All guests will earn an official Arctic Circle Certificate.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    3820 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA
    Departure Time
    Check in is at 9:30am
    Tour departs at 10am
    Duration
    16h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - BLM Arctic Circle Monument Sign
    Exclusions
    • The listed price does not include a parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    We had a great tour with our guide Rob. He kept it fun during the lulls. This is a long bumpy ride but I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Really not much to see but it was interesting and Rob taught us a lot about Alaska and its flora and fauna. The pipeline was ok but I
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    Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks
    Responded 8 Sep. 2019
    Dear mike r, Thank you for joining Rob on your Arctic Circle Drive Adventure. So glad you enjoyed it and that the northern lights cooperated for you. Best wishes for a bright fall.
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    It's a 16 hour trip and feels like it. The tour in itself in terms of what you see is ok. Although the tour guide Mel was amaaaazzziiing !! I was amazed by her knowledge and especially listening to her life experiences in Fairbanks. Arctic circle was ok, tundra vegetation I had
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    Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks
    Responded 5 Sep. 2019
    Dear 471aseemb, Thank you for taking the time to share how amaaaazzzing Mel was. Sounds like she would be rated a 5 Star not a 3 -- would that be correct? We appreciate your feedback on how the tour was for you -- each visitor is different and the outdoor adventure that one guest finds a 5 we appreciate you are more inclined for the video -- and that is OK. We appreciate you sharing for other guests who are more like you on what they would enjoy. I would encourage other readers to not try to do all of Alaska in 7 days -- really not realistic for the size of the state. Alaska spans the whole of the lower 48 -- that would be like trying to do a Florida, Texas, California, and Minnesota vacation in 7 days. Alaska has so much to offer return trips make sense to focus on the different areas on each trip - a little hint for those still in the planning stage. Thank you for choosing Northern Alaska Tour Company and spending your day with Mel.
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    Had a marvelous time on our artic circle tour! Caity our tour guide was outstanding. It was a long day but well worth it. We enjoyed learning about the pipeline and the permafrost. We even got to dig up some! If you have the chance to do this tour, Do It!
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    Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks
    Responded 9 Jun. 2019
    Thank you Snivelylj for joining Caity on your Arctic Circle Adventure. Yes, to cover that distance and make those stops it is a full day - but so glad you enjoyed it and yes, played in the dirt and still enjoyed it! Best wishes for a bright summer! Kathy
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    Well, first of all, we were very lucky to have John as our tour guide. I can't say enough good things about him! He is very very knowledgeable about botany, geology, animals, the pipeline, etc. He spoke on all of these subjects for most of the tour going north. Going south,
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    Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks
    Responded 9 Apr. 2019
    Thank you Cheryl S for your enthusiastic recommendation. We appreciate your kind words and wish you a bright spring! Kathy
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    When I first booked this for my three sons (18, 16, & 10) and me, I hadn’t scheduled the Aurora. ADD THE AURORA. We have seen sites I could never imagine. The AB piece at the end? Made a fantastic trip even better. Dude knows his cameras, too—without him, I wouldn’t have gotten
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    Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks
    Responded 9 Apr. 2019
    Thank you jasonj874 for joining us on the Arctic Circle Aurora Drive Adventure. So glad you were able to get those photos to keep as memories of your adventure. Best wishes for a bright spring! Kathy
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    • Languages Offered: English
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