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6 Day Alaska with Northern Lights - Sunday Departure

6 Day Alaska with Northern Lights - Sunday Departure


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Sunday - Arrive in Fairbanks
Arrive in Fairbanks, known as the Golden Heart City, and transfer independently to the hotel. For those who wish to embark on a quest for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), meet with your Tour Manager at approximately 9:30 PM. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 8:30 PM on Day 1 of the itinerary or earlier
Overnight: Fairbanks

DAY 2, Monday - Highlights of Fairbanks, Morris Thompson Center, Welcome Evening
Today, take a city tour of Fairbanks including a visit to the Morris Thompson Cultural Center, featuring exhibits about Alaska's people, wildlife and landscapes. Proceed to the Museum of the North, one of Alaska’s finest museums and visit the award-winning exhibits. Afterward, drive to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Viewpoint to get a close-up look at this engineering marvel. Afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner and Drink before you head out for another chance to search the skies for the Northern Lights at a different location
Overnight: Fairbanks
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Tuesday - Nenana, Denali National Park, Healy
Embark on a scenic drive south to Denali National Park. En route, visit the town of Nenana, home of the Nenana Ice Classic! Upon arrival into Denali, tour the Murie Science and Learning Center which acts as the Denali Visitor Center in the wintertime. Watch the National Park Film, “Heartbeats of Denali”, hear from a local ranger about the park, and even have a chance to snowshoe!
Overnight: Healy (Denali)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 4, Wednesday - Talkeetna, Anchorage
This morning, transfer to Denali Depot. Board the world-famous Alaska Railroad for your scenic journey south to the community of Talkeetna, believed to be the inspiration for the fictional community of Cicely in the TV show “Northern Exposure”. Afterward, travel by bus to Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. Keep an eye out for views of majestic Denali, weather permitting. Upon arrival in Anchorage, transfer to your hotel
Overnight: Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Thursday - Anchorage, Mt. Alyeska
Begin the day with a city tour of Anchorage featuring the historic downtown area, Lake Hood, where over 190 floatplanes takeoff and land daily. Continue to Earthquake Park and learn about the 1964 earthquake. Afterward, travel along the scenic Seward Highway and stop for a visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center* where you will have a chance to see Alaska’s wildlife up-close. Travel to the resort town of Girdwood, nestled at the base of Mt. Alyeska. Take a scenic tram ride to the top of Mt. Alyeska and marvel at the stunning views of Cook Inlet (weather permitting). Return to Anchorage in the early evening. Tonight, join your Tour Manager and newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner and share wonderful memories of your adventure in Alaska*Due to seasonal closures, the visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center may be substituted with the Alaska Zoo
Overnight: Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Friday - Return Home
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights Seattle-Fairbanks, Anchorage-Seattle
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 5 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Fairbanks
  • 1 night Healy (Denali)
  • 2 nights Anchorage
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • 9 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Rail service from Denali National Park to Talkeetna
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
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    Special Features

  • Search the skies for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)*, among the most spectacular phenomena on earth
  • Take a city tour of Fairbanks, the "Golden Heart City"
  • Travel on the world-famous Alaska Railroad
  • A chance to view majestic Denali, the tallest mountain in North America
  • Visit the town of Nenana, home of the Nenana Ice Classic
  • Board a scenic tram ride to the top of Mt. Alyeska with amazing views of the Cook Inlet
  • Visit to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, to learn about Alaskan wildlife
  • *Northern Lights tour is subject to correct weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. The Northern Lights tour departs in the late evening and may not return until after midnight

    *Not Included:
    Transfers and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Some domestic flights arrive late at night on Day 1. Passengers arriving on Day 1 should select flights that arrive no later than 8:30 PM to participate in the first Northern Lights viewing.

    Northern Lights tour is subject to correct weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. The Northern Lights tour departs in the late evening and may not return until after midnight


    Accommodation Details:
    Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.

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    Accommodations

    Pike's Waterfront Lodge
    This tourist class hotel is a friendly, family run hotel located on the banks of the Chena River.

    Aurora Denali Lodge
    This budget class lodge is located in Healy.

    Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa
    This first class hotel is located in downtown Anchorage close to shopping and just three blocks from the Anchorage Museum.

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    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

    Gate1 Tours Customer Reviews

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    4.3
    Accommodations
    4
    Itinerary
    4.4
    Professional Staff
    4.5
    Repeat with Operator
    4.4
    Value for Money
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