5 Days Borealis Basecamp Northern Lights Package from Fairbanks (1 Night at BBC)
  • 5 Days Borealis Basecamp Northern Lights Package from Fairbanks (1 Night at BBC)

    Tour Alaska and experience the beautiful Northern Lights, all the exciting activities of Fairbanks and the Borealis Basecamp.

    ☆ 1 nights' stay at Borealis Basecamp with aurora viewing experience (Borealis Basecamp has only 10 rooms! Be the luckiest one-tenth!)

    ☆ Enjoy the Northern Lights right from your room!

    ☆ Wonderful optional activities to choose from: Dog Sledding, Snow Machine Ride, Arctic Circle Drive Tour and more!

    ☆ 4-night hotel package with breakfast

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Home - Fairbanks

    Stop At: Fairbanks International Airport, 6450 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA
    Upon arrival in Fairbanks, check in the hotel by yourself. Transfer from the airport by hotel shuttle or on your own

    Pick-up info:
    Self-Check-In to Hotel on Day 1.

    Option A: Free hotel-airport shuttle service. Please call hotel front desk after arrival or 1 day before arrival to Fairbanks for shuttle arrangement. (Provide your pick-up time, number and name of customers).

    Option B: You can also take taxi, Uber or Lyft to the hotel. The cost would be around US$20-30.

    Note: Check in the hotel by yourselves after 3:00 PM.
    Duration: 13 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Fairbanks. Bridgewater Hotel, OR Similar.

    Day 2: Fairbanks - Borealis Basecamp

    Stop At: Borealis Basecamp, 2640 Himalaya Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99712, USA
    The morning is at leisure in Fairbanks.

    At 11:00AM, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Borealis Basecamp, approximately 45-50 minutes north of Fairbanks.

    This accommodation offers an exceptional stay in fiberglass domes with large, curved windows for optimal northern lights viewing right from your room! Overnight Borealis Basecamp.

    Today relax and enjoy all the camp has to offer.

    Included today is an ATV or Dog Cart Tour or later in the season when snow conditions allow (typically starting mid-November) a Snowmachine or Dog Sledding Tour. Any of those tours are approx. 1 hour long. (Only one activity is included, please choose at time of booking).

    Winter gear is provided (surcharges applied)

    Note:
    Borealis Basecamp Dome will be arranged on any of the nights during this whole trip based on the availability of the Dome. But it will be guaranteed 1 night stay at the Dome.
    Duration: 13 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Borealis Basecamp.

    Day 3: Borealis Basecamp - Fairbanks

    Stop At: Chena Hot Springs Resort, 56.5 Mile Chena Hot Springs Road, Chena Hot Springs, AK 99711
    You can select from either returning to Fairbanks at 12 Noon and participating in an optional experience or stay at Basecamp and return to Fairbanks at 4:00PM. Staying at Basecamp you can participate in any of the onsite activities.

    Optional Activities
    City Tour begins with the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, showcases the rich Arctic History through the Museum of the North and celebrates the fun of Alaska's own North Pole with a visit to Santa Clause's House.

    Priced at $115.00 Per Person

    Chena Hot Spring Tour departs Fairbanks at 5PM heading east to Chena Hotsprings. Begin your evening with a visit to the year-round Ice Museum, relax in the Hotsprings to your hearts content and finish your evening with Aurora Viewing. Returning to Fairbanks around 4:00AM.

    Priced at $170.00 per person

    *During the winter time, winter gear is provided for the activity. If winter gear is needed for the entire stay, it can be rented for an additional fee.
    Duration: 13 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Fairbanks. Bridgewater Hotel, OR Similar.

    Day 4: Fairbanks Free Day

    Stop At: James Dalton Highway, Fairbanks, AK
    Free day in Fairbanks where you can participate in optional experiences.

    Optional Activities:
    Arctic Circle Drive Tour begins with departing Fairbanks at 10AM and heading North to the Arctic Circle. Enjoy the beauty of Alaska's interior, traveling along the world famous Dalton Highway and traverse the mighty Yukon River. Cross the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion and receive an Arctic Circle certificate.

    Product season: August 21, 2019 - April 10, 2020 (the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31, 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31;)
    Depart from every Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
    Priced at $229.00 per person standard season

    Priced at $249.00 per person peak season

    Arctic Circle Fly Drive: begins with a flight north to Coldfoot, home of the Northernmost post office in the United States. Have the opportunity to send friends and family a postcard before beginning your ground journey south to the Arctic Circle. Cross the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion and receive an Arctic Circle certificate. Continuing South cross the mighty Yukon River and take in the Ghost Trees along the way.

    Product season: August 21, 2019 - April 10, 2020 (the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31, 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31;)

    Priced at $419.00 per person standard season.
    Priced at $439.00 per person peak season
    Duration: 13 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Fairbanks. Bridgewater Hotel, OR Similar.

    Day 5: Fairbanks Departure

    Stop At: Fairbanks International Airport, 6450 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA
    Take the hotel shuttle to the airport on own for your departure or start additional program.

    Tour departures until mid-November include either an ATV or Dog Cart Tour; tour departures starting mid-November include a Dog Sledding or Snowmachine Tour (depending on snow conditions).

    Option #1 - Dog Sledding/Dog Cart
    Duration: 60 minutes approx.

    Dog Cart (September - November, only Dog Cart is available due to less snow)
    Dog Sledding (November - April 10th)

    Dog sledding was a very important part of Alaskan local life. Dog sleds were the most convenient way to travel and to deliver important supplies between local villages in the dead of winter. Even today, dogsleds continue to be used in remote portions of Alaska for daily travel needs. On this tour, snuggle under a warm blanket and enjoy the 30-minute sled ride through the beautiful forests of Alaska. Your musher will be happy to help you click photos for you and with you.

    The trip is suitable for all ages and is designed for ordinary tourists who experience the speed and passion of dogs and enjoy a comfortable and safe journey. Not only that, but you also have the opportunity to learn about Alaska husky, dog sled, and related events. And as good friends of mankind, how do these lovely creatures thrive on this land with their masters.

    * Please wait for a moment in our lobby. When your dog and woodcutter are ready, the staff will come here to inform you of your 30-minute dog sled experience.

    * Please note, the sleds on this tour variously accommodate 2-4 people and are assigned by weight and the musher's knowledge of the dogs. Please follow the musher's guidance when he assigns seating as you will need to share your sled with other people.

    Exclusions: Tips for the driver and guide ($10 per person), winter gear and meals.

    Option #2 - Snow Machine Tour/ATV All-Terrain Vehicle Driving Experience
    Snow Machine Tour Season: November - April

    Duration: 60 minutes approx.

    In Alaska's long winter, snowmobiles are the coolest form of transportation and entertainment. Galloping in Alaska's endless forest, sea and snow fields brings different pleasures and excitement. Riding a 60-minute snowmobile (driving independently), under the guidance of professional coaches, beginners can also grasp the driving skills simply and clearly, fly through the snow, enjoy the scenery of the Alaska ice sheet, and feel the charm of the world of ice and snow.

    Reminder: Only when you are 16 years old can you drive a snowmobiles independently.

    Wear warm outdoor clothes, shoes, hats, gloves and sunglasses.

    If you want to continue, $100/hr after the first hour.

    Arrangements can be made between December and April, depending on the snow conditions.

    If the trip is cancelled due to weather, a full refund will be made.

    Inclusions: Training for snowmobiles coaches, and rental fees for down jackets, windproof pants, gloves, snowboots, helmet, etc. (limited number and style of warm clothes, first come first served)

    Exclusions: Tips for your coach ($10 per person, please tip after the end of the trip)

    ATV All Terrain Vehicle Driving Experience: September - January

    Duration: 60 minutes approx.

    This is Alaska's most exciting way of opening up in autumn. Under the leadership of professional leaders, driving an all-terrain vehicle through the mountains, deep into the interior of Alaska's primeval forests, explore the colorful Alaska and experience the fun of explorers.

    Reminder: Only when you are over 14 years old can you drive the vehicle independently.

    Inclusions: 1 hour of all-terrain vehicle driving fees; training fees; helmet; outdoor clothing, shoes, hats, gloves rental fees (limited styles, first come first served)

    Exclusions: Tips for professional coach ($10 per person)

    Note:
    To ensure your stay in Borealis Basecamp, we may have to adjust the sequence of itinerary, subject to the availability of Igloos. You may stay in the Borealis Basecamp on the last night. Therefore, please schedule your departure flight after 3 pm or you will need to arrange your own transfer to the airport (no refund in this case).
    Duration: 13 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers"



    • Lugar de comienzo: Fairbanks International Airport, 6450 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA

      Traveler pickup is offered
      Fairbanks International Airport


    • Duración: 5 days
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
  • Incluye

    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Hotel accommodations for 4 nights (breakfast incl.)
    • 3 nights hotel in Fairbanks & 1 night Borealis Basecamp
    • Round trip transfers from Fairbanks
    • Tour departures - until mid-November - include a choice of an approx.1-hour ATV or Dog Cart Tour
    • Tour Departures - starting mid-November - include a choice of an approx.1-hour Snow Machine
    • Tour Departures - starting mid-November - ...or Dog Sled Tour (weather & snow conditions permitting)
    • Airport transfer service
    • All taxes
    • **NOTES: Each booking will provide only 1 Hotel Room.
    • **NOTES: To book separate rooms, please make separate bookings.
    • **NOTES: The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice.
    • **NOTE: Please schedule your departure flight after 3 pm.
    • **NOTE: Or you will need to arrange airport transfer on your own (no refund in this case).

    No Incluye

    • Meals (except the meals listed in inclusions)
    • All personal expenses, such as laundry, phone, and travel insurance
    • Mandatory Tips: Please pay in cash to the tour guide while on the bus
    • Mandatory Tips: Any child/Infant reserving a seat will have to pay.
    • Mandatory Tips - Pickup or drop-off services, $5/person/way
    • Mandatory Tips - Arctic Circle Drive Tour, $20/person/day
    • Mandatory Tips- Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour $10/person/day for tour guide & driver + $10 for pilot
    • Mandatory Tips - Dog Sled or Dog cart, $10/person/day for the coach or guide
    • Note: Tips/Service Fee for other guides on the tour who don't work for our local operator.
    • Note cont.: including hotel staff, housekeeping staff at hotels, dog sled mushers, etc.
    • Optional - Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour - (8/21/2019-4/10/2020) - $419.pp, $439/pp for peak season
    • Optional - Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour - the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31
    • Optional - Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour - 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31; operating every Tues, Fri and Sun)
    • Optional - Arctic Circle Drive Tour - 8/21/2019-4/10/2020 $229/pp, $249/pp for peak season
    • Optional - Chena Hot Spring Tour - 8/21/2019-4/10/2020 - $170 per person
    • Mandatory Tips/Tours, Optional tours must be paid in cash to tour guide.
    • Entry/Admission - Fairbanks International Airport
    • Entry/Admission - Borealis Basecamp
    • Entry/Admission - Chena Hot Springs Resort
    • Entry/Admission - James Dalton Highway
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