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Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks with Lunch provided by Alaska-Wildlife-Guide - Day Tours

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Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks with Lunch

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To be in compliance with the CDC and the State of Alaska: We recommend that guests provide their own face masks and hand sanitizer. We also urge you to review the updated Health Mandate 10.1 regarding interstate and international travel at .
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Updated 09/07/20
Overview
Travel to the Arctic Circle from Fairbanks on a trip that follows the Dalton Highway across the Yukon River and beyond. View the rugged arctic landscape that's a dramatic contrast with Fairbanks, eat a hearty stew in the open air, and watch for wildlife in a natural environment. Group size is limited to nine travelers for a more personal experience as you explore Alaska’s extreme north.
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  • 1
    Alyeska Pipeline Viewing Point
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 2
    Hilltop Restaurant & Marketplace
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    YUKON RIVER CAMP
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    Finger Mountain
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 5
    BLM Arctic Circle Monument Sign
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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Highlights
  • Enjoy spectacular Arctic Circle views while someone else drives
  • Get beyond Fairbanks to see remote Alaskan landscape
  • Round-trip transportation in a climate-controlled van for a comfortable trip
  • Snacks, drinks and the stew is offered for free.
What to Expect
Meet a guide at your Fairbanks hotel and then board a climate-controlled van for the 200-mile (322-kilometer) trip across the Arctic Circle. You’ll be traveling the Dalton Highway, first built as a supply road for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and you’ll sometimes see the massive pipeline system along the way. Snacks and drinks are provided on the road, and there’s lots to spot from the vehicle, including native wildlife and gorgeous scenery. When you reach the Arctic Circle, stretch your legs, snap some photos, and enjoy an Arctic picnic of beef stew and a sandwich (vegetarian option also available). Here, spend some time learning about indigenous Alaskan cultures, before returning to Fairbanks with an official Arctic Circle certificate.
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Duration
12h 30m
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Transport by van
  • Free homemade stew, sandwich, snacks, and beverages. (vegetarian option available upon request)
  • Official personalized Arctic Circle Certificate
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within the city limits of Fairbanks or North Pole (Any address is possible, as long as it is in the city limits)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • pick up outside the city limits
  • no gluten free or vegan meal option available. You are welcome to bring or buy your own lunch and snacks.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Please dress appropriately. During the winter months, temperatures are usually very low, so please dress in layers and wear warm winter clothing. During the summer month it could get very warm and rain might be always possible. We recommend to bring sturdy shoes and a rain/weather jacket.
  • The weather conditions are in no way predictable in our area and we will not offer a refund in case of too many clouds.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • Please no small children under 5.
  • There is a possibility of cancellation due to dangerous weather and/or road conditions. If this occurs, an alternative date or full refund will be offered.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. We are not able to provide gluten free or vegan options.
  • Type of transportation: Van
  • The group size is limited to 9 guests for each Transit Van and up to 12 guests for our mini coach. Bigger group bookings are possible and multiple Van's will be used in this case.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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AjBud wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
What a great trip. Our tour guide Jacob was the best. He answered all our questions and gave us so much information about Alaska. He really made the trip seem to fly by. We were even lucky enough to see a couple moose. I recommend this trip to everyone.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks with Lunch
Responded 1 week ago
Good to hear! Glad you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for your kind remarks. Come back soon.
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Steve P wrote a review Jul 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
A really fun and interesting tour. It was very informative. Jake was great and funny. He made the long ride seem much faster.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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runnerrunner2016 wrote a review Jul 2020
Atlanta, Georgia8 contributions1 helpful vote
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One word.... AMAZING !! Where to begin..... First off, the guide, JAKE was the best!! He's a former Ice Road Trucker so he provide unique insight and stories about the Dalton Highway. Colorful stories about icebound truck trips - one on a particular steep downhill stretch
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks with Lunch
Responded 4 weeks ago
Really happy that you were really happy! :) Thank you for your very kind remarks. Come back soon!
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Linda C wrote a review Jul 2020
Cumming, United States9 contributions3 helpful votes
Jake our tour guide and driver was excellent. He is a native Alaskan and gave us so much information. He made the trip very fun for our family and took our pictures any time that we asked him. It was a great experience for our family and one that we won’t forget.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks with Lunch
Responded 6 Jul 2020
So glad you enjoyed your tour. Come back for the winter tour; maybe you'll see those spectacular Northern Lights.
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Jim K wrote a review Mar 2020
Orlando, Florida76 contributions22 helpful votes
We booked Alaska Wildlife Guide for a driving trip to the Arctic Circle during our winter Alaska trip. It was an amazing trip and our guide Matthew was great! He was entertaining and very knowledgable about the area and Alaska in general since he is native to the area. We
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rainer Z, Owner at Arctic Circle Day Trip from Fairbanks with Lunch
Responded 4 May 2020
Good to hear! Glad you enjoyed your tour with us.
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Wonderful tour
My cousin and I took the tour today with Grace. It was amazing, we seen moose. Even a baby and mother. A golden and
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CharlieOscarPapa
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Excellent outfit
My husband and I went out twice with Alaska Wildlife Guides looking for the northern lights. The first night, we w
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Viewing the northern lights
I spent three interesting days at Bettles Lodge in Bettles Alaska. It all started with a one hour flight from Fair
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Scary Icy Fun on the Dalton Highway
The scenery was gorgeous!! The turkey sandwich and snacks hit the spot and were delicious! Even though we did not m
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nobum2019
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Great experience
Visited Pipeline, Yukon River Camp, Arctic Circle, etc. The guide Jake was very friendly and polite. Finally, I cou
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Great tour
The guide Bob was very gently and I was truly relaxed and enjoyed resort. The hot spring was good and spacious. Ice
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  • Duration: 12h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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