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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: Dalton Highway, Coldfoot, 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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    Reviewed 5 June 2019

    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...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Snivelylj
    NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 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...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2019

    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...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Cheryl S
    NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2019

    Thank you Cheryl S for your enthusiastic recommendation. We appreciate your kind words and wish you a bright spring! Kathy

    Reviewed 23 March 2019 via mobile

    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...More

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    NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 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

    Reviewed 18 March 2019

    The tour was fantastic. We are a family of four and we enjoyed everything the tour offered. The bus was clean and comfortable. The guide, Caity is knowledgeable and provided us information on the history of Fairbanks and Alaska. She also put safety of her...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Helen C
    Reviewed 6 March 2019

    Actual visit date: June 2017 - I'm late with my reviews; thankfully, I kept a detailed travel journal of our 3 months in Alaska. Hubby did not enjoy this trip, because he has back and leg problems and he thought the bus trip was uncomfortable....More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank KCKim0782
    NorthernAKTourCo, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Alaska Tour Company, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2019

    Thank you KCKim0782 for your review -- we still offer the Arctic Circle Drive Adventure so your review from 3 years ago is still valid today! We appreciate you going down memory lane and sharing your experience with others. Best wishes for a bright spring!...More

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    30 September 2018|
    Response from WiscBillsfan | Reviewed this property |
    Hello sorry I just found this The bus actually will drop you off at a few hotels. You should call ahead and check if yours is on their list.
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