Bettles Lodge Summer Tour

Experience life above the Arctic Circle with an overnight stay at a historic lodge.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Accommodation: 2 nights
  • Starting at: $1090 / per person
  • Availability: June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: Located just a 1 hour flight from Fairbanks along the Yukon River in the foothills of Alaska's Brooks Range, Bettles Lodge offers rustic but modern comforts and genuine hospitality for all guests. Included is a guided tour of the nearby village, as well as hand crafted meals each day. Guests can also choose from selection of optional (extra cost) guided adventures such as float plane flightseeing tours to Gates of the Arctic or Kobuk Sand Dunes National Parks, fishing, river rafting trips and more.

Tour Overview

Alaska’s Bettles Lodge is a remote, beautiful, rustic yet modern facility built originally in 1948, located 35 miles north of the Arctic Circle and easily reached from Fairbanks. Bettles lodge has been renovated to provide guests fully modern amenities and a base to explore Alaska’s Arctic in the summer season in Alaska. In the lodge common area, relax after a day of outdoor activities, or converse with other guests about the day’s activities or visit the second floor game room, complete with a billiard table. At Bettles Lodge you will find a relaxing setting and access to the vast Alaska wilderness surrounding you!

What's Included

  • 2, 3 or 4 nights lodging and all meals as listed at Bettles Lodge
  • Roundtrip airfare between Fairbanks and Bettles
  • Tour of Alaska Native village Evansville
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Meals, optional excursions, gratuities.


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Tour Itinerary

Due to weather and the tour's varying departure and arrival times, an overnight in Fairbanks before and after this tour are necessary.

Day
1

Fairbanks to Bettles

Enjoy an approximate one-hour scenic flight from Fairbanks crossing the mighty Yukon River and Arctic Circle. There are excellent views of the Brooks Range and Gates of the Arctic National Park. After dinner, take advantage of long daylight hours and enjoy a walk through the forest. Dinner and overnight at Bettles Lodge.

Day
2

Bettles

Tour the Inupiaq Eskimo village of Evansville and learn the history of the area and local residents. You will also have time to participate in optional activities such as rafting on the Koyukuk River. All meals included today.

Day
3

Bettles to Fairbanks

After breakfast, depart on your return flight to Fairbanks. Tour concludes upon your arrival in Fairbanks.



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Browse Dates & Rates

Standard Rooms (6 total, located in the main lodge) share 2 central bathrooms.

Jacuzzi Rooms are located in a separate building, the Aurora Lodge. Rooms have private bathrooms with a Jacuzzi.

Cancellation Policy:

Any time after our written confirmation: $150 per person or 10% cancellation fee, whichever is greater
60 to 45 days prior to lodge stay date: 30% cancellation fee
44 to 31 days prior to lodge stay date: 60% cancellation fee
30 to 0 days prior to lodge stay date: 100% cancellation fee



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