Dalton Highway & Barrow Explorer (northbound)

Cross the Arctic Circle and through the Brooks Range in route Alaska's arctic coastal plain at Prudhoe Bay, and visit the northernmost community of Barrow.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Accommodation: 2 nights
  • Starting at: $1988 / per person
  • Availability: May, June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: Travel from Fairbanks with an expert driver guide who will provide personalized insights into the history and current everyday life in Alaska's northern regions. Crossing the Yukon River and the Arctic Circle for overnight at Coldfoot Camp. Continue north through the spectacular Brooks Mountain Range descending onto Alaska's North Slope. From Prudhoe Bay fly along the Arctic coastline to Barrow, the northernmost city in North America, and gain insight into the traditions of the Inupiat culture. This Arctic journey ends with a return flight to Fairbanks.

Tour Overview

Explore Alaska’s Arctic! From Fairbanks, this Alaska vacation and partially-guided van tour in Alaska’s Far North takes you through the unusual sub-arctic region and across the Arctic Circle to Coldfoot, Prudhoe Bay and Barrow. In Barrow, you will gain insights into Inupiaq Eskimo culture and perhaps dip your toe in the Arctic Ocean.

What's Included

  • 2 nights accommodations
  • Escorted van tour by driver/guide from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay
  • Local guide for Barrow sightseeing tour
  • Flight from Deadhorse to Barrow and Barrow to Fairbanks (via Deadhorse)
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Optional tours, meals, and gratuities.


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Tour Itinerary

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

Day
1

Crossing the Arctic Circle

Tour departs Fairbanks in the morning. Travel north on the Dalton Highway to the Yukon River. An experienced driver guide will provide insight and information about Alaska's Arctic region as you travel into the foothills of the Brooks Range. Overnight Coldfoot Camp.

Day
2

Deadhorse & the Arctic Ocean

In the early morning continue north. Your first stop is a visit of the small community Wiseman. Then travel through the remote Brooks Range, farthest north mountain range in North America. Spectacular peaks and vast lands make this one of the most unpopulated regions in the world. Overnight Deadhorse (Prudhoe Bay).

Day
3

Deadhorse to Barrow / Fairbanks

This morning depart by air for Barrow. Upon arrival in Barrow, you will have a 3 hour guided sightseeing tour of Barrow with local guide. This afternoon fly from Barrow to Deadhorse in time for a connecting flight to Fairbanks. Arrival back in Fairbanks between 6:00 - 8:00pm.

Note: Overnight accommodations for this program consist of very basic, clean rooms that are extremely rustic by urban standards. Rooms do NOT have private bathrooms. Toilets and shower stall facilities are located down the hall. Rooms have 2 twin size beds.



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Browse Dates & Rates

The tour departs on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Due to internal flights we will need the following: Full name, including middle names as listed on identification; issuing country (passport) or state (driver's license), ID number; dates of birth, and body weight.

Luggage is restricted on this tour to one bag per person with a maximum weight of 10-15 pounds.



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Browsing Optional Add-on's for the Dalton Highway & Barrow Explorer (northbound):

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