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

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3820 University Ave S
3820 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USAThis area is known as the East Ramp Airport -- the side of the airport where small aircraft depart from. There is a large sign above our roof for Northern Alaska Tour Company. Guest MUST RECONFIRM Tour 24 - 48 hours prior to the tour departure.
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    Northern Alaska Tour Company
    Stop: 16 hours -
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    James Dalton Highway
    Stop: 11 hours -
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  • 3
    Arctic Circle Trading Post
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Yukon River Bridge
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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    BLM Arctic Circle Monument Sign
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    3820 University Ave S, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA
    Departure Time
    9:45 AM
    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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    Before sharing any other moments about my trip to Fairbanks, I have to make this post happen first as my promise to my dear friend Claire. She's the best tour guide one could ever wish to have and she made everything so perfect. We saw the "dog eye" on our way in the morning,
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    1st of Claire was our tour guide and she was absolutely amazing! She was a great communicator about logistics, animals, and culture of Alaska! She really made the 16+ hour trip! We went to get a picture with the sign (bucket list) and to see the northern lights! We JOKED that
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    It is a 16 hour trip, I feel lucky not try to do it myself. The road is unpaved, partially icy and a lot 18-wheeler speed behind you. On the trip there, we saw another 15-people minivan off the road and wait to be rescued. Our driver and tour guide, Claire, is the best tour
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    Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at 16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Happy New Year Jane101102, We do think we are spoiled with guides like Claire. Thank you for taking the time to join her on your Arctic Circle Adventure and recognizing her skill for the Dalton Highway and passion to share the history and culture with you on the tour. Best wishes for a great new year! Kathy
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    Such a beautiful drive, very long, but beautiful. The winter conditions were difficult but I felt so safe with our driver. Tim, our guide, was amazing. He was very knowledgeable, friendly, and a great driver. He tried so hard for us to see the northern lights on the way
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    Response from NorthernAKTourCo, Public Relations Manager at 16-Hour Tour of the Arctic Circle in Winter from Fairbanks
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you Kathy R, We too think Tim is amazing and appreciate you sharing that with other guests. Thank you again for joining us on your Arctic Circle Winter Drive Adventure. Best wishes for a great new year! Kathy
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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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    About the operator
    By: Northern Alaska Tour Company
    667 reviews
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    aliceaW2728WS
    10
    Amazing trip with Claire, the BEST tour guide one could ever expect.
    Before sharing any other moments about my trip to Fairbanks, I have to make this post happen first as my promise
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    donnagurley
    41
    Bucket List Item! Check!
    1st of Claire was our tour guide and she was absolutely amazing! She was a great communicator about logistics,
    Read more
    Jane101102
    Greenwich, Connecticut
    73
    best tour guide ever
    It is a 16 hour trip, I feel lucky not try to do it myself. The road is unpaved, partially icy and a lot
    Read more
    445cherie
    70
    Great
    We did a trip to Denali with Mike as our guide. He was amazing, very knowledgeable and entertaining. I would
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    irbp
    Pendleton, Oregon
    272
    Took the 3 night tour to Coldfoot
    We took the extended 3 night tour to Coldfoot, driving north on the Dalton Hwy across the Yukon River and the
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    Kathy R
    40
    Winter drive to Arctic bCircle
    Such a beautiful drive, very long, but beautiful. The winter conditions were difficult but I felt so safe with
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    meowcat007
    San Jose, California
    153
    Aurora viewing tour guide went extra miles
    Our guide Dallas shows up at our hotel lobby on time for pick up. It took about 1 1/2 hours to get to the wooden
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    Maya H
    New York City, New York
    1510
    Winter Trip to the Arctic Circle and Aurora Viewing
    It was a long and difficult trip due to the recent heavy snowfall but our guide, Claire, provided excellent
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    umeshchandrasatish
    20
    Worst tour for Aurora watching
    We took the Arctic circle Aurora adventure tour. The Arctic circle tour was a very good experience and I want to
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    hopperrrr
    Seattle, Washington
    32
    Northern Lights Tour to Joy, Fairbanks, Alaska
    The bus was broken. There were air gaps in the doors, heating was not working. It was a cold 120 miles drive. The
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    Campers1963
    Canton, Ohio
    7723
    Arctic Circle Air Adventure
    Were told when we were ready to take off to our Arctic Circle tour at Coldfoot camp we would be diverted to
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    Catrabbit1980
    Saint-Cloud, France
    11071
    Unforgettable excursion to the Arctic Circle
    What an awesome excursion ! Everything was perfect from start to finish. I had not been able to confirm our
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    annemariejennings
    Austin, Texas
    30
    Great adventure to see the Northern Lights!
    Our tour guide Sabrena filled the trip with interesting facts and videos about Alaska and the Northern Lights.
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    lidiam1
    San Francisco, California
    188
    Amazing tour!
    I did the Arctic Circle Winter Drive... what an incredible experience! I found the tour company simply excellent
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    Nancy H
    Webster, Florida
    13319
    Unforgettable Trip
    They flew us up to Fort Yukon above the Arctic Circle. The views from the plane were breathtaking. The pilot was
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