Arctic Circle “Fly & Drive” from Fairbanks – Morning Departure

Guided day trip above the Arctic Circle to visit a historic outpost and walk on the tundra.

  • Starting at: $439 / per person
  • Duration: 11-12 hours
  • Departure Time: Daily at 5:30am
  • Dates: May 21 - September 17, 2018
  • Highlights: This guided tour departs from Fairbanks in the early morning with a local guide who will provide insights into Alaska's arctic region. Travel by land on the famed Dalton Highway "ice road", crossing the Yukon River and the Arctic Circle. Return by air flying over the vast tundra landscape.

Tour Overview

Take a small group tour into Alaska’s Arctic Region by air and land with an early morning departure from Fairbanks by bus touring on the rugged Dalton Highway. Along the way, marvel at the majestic beauty of the Far North’s most famous waterway, the Yukon River, and learn of its storied past. View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline and cross the Arctic Circle in a ceremonious fashion, where you will receive an official Arctic Circle certificate. Enjoy a walk on the arctic tundra and visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the rural community of Joy, Alaska. Return to Fairbanks in a small plane which will give you a sense of the vast scale of Alaska’s arctic region.

The Arctic weather conditions may delay the return flight of this tour, therefore, an overnight in Fairbanks is highly recommended.

NOTE: Not recommended for young children. By Alaska law all children under 4 years or under 40 lbs must be seated in a car seat. Children between 4 and 8 years and between 20-65 lbs must be in a booster seat. Parents are responsible for providing the appropriate car/booster seat.

What's Included

  • Scenic flight to the Arctic Circle
  • Narrated bus tour return to Fairbanks
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Meals and transfers to or from hotel.

Required at Booking

Body weight for each passenger.

Special Terms

A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate. Due to plane dimensions, there is a weight limitation of 340lbs per passenger.


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