Do it all on this great week-long winter adventure in Alaska! Explore an amazing glacier on foot, soak in warm hot springs then search for the Northern Lights! You’ll start out... Read more.
Less than an hour from the city of Fairbanks, Borealis Basecamp is not a destination, it is an experience. Stay overnight in exclusive fiberglass domes similar to those utilized by polar expeditions and research stations. Crafted exclusively to maximize Northern Lights viewing and comfort, these domes are intimate retreats in the midst of an Alaska fall or winter. Clear, curved windows stretch 16 feet across each dome roof, allowing you to lie in bed and view the dancing northern lights and scenery outdoors without leaving your cozy nest
This great Aurora Viewing Package comes with 2 program options. With program option 1, you stay 1 night in Fairbanks at the beginning, 2 nights at Borealis Basecamp and 1 night in Fairbanks at the end. With program option 2, you stay 1 night in Fairbanks at the beginning and then 3 nights at the Borealis Basecamp.
Arrive into Fairbanks and transfer from the airport by hotel shuttle or on your own. Overnight in Fairbanks.
Fairbanks to Borealis Basecamp
The morning is at leisure in Fairbanks. Typically in the afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Borealis Basecamp, approximately 45-50 minutes north of Fairbanks. Borealis Basecamp offers an unique stay in fiberglass domes with large, curved windows for optimal northern lights viewing right from your room! Dinner is available for purchase at their state-of-the-art craftsman built yurt. Stay up tonight to watch the sky from your warm, cozy bed, or request an Aurora Alarm to wake you up when the Lights are visible. 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. The Dog Cart Tour is approx. 30 min long and the other tours are approx. 1 hour long. (Only one activity is included, please choose at time of booking. Length of activity is subject to change due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances).
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.
Program Option 1: Borealis Basecamp to Fairbanks / Program Option 2: another night at Borealis Basecamp
Program Option 1: This morning, you will be transferred back to Fairbanks. Overnight in Fairbanks.
Program Option 2: stay another night at Borealis Basecamp and enjoy another full day of optional activities and another night of Aurora Viewing (weather permitting).
Program Option 1: Take the hotel shuttle to the airport on own for your departure or start additional program.
Program Option 2: Transfer from Borealis Basecamp to the Fairbanks Airport depending on your flight departure. Or book an optional night in Fairbanks.
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).
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Book the "Borealis Basecamp Northern Lights Package", to add these tour add-on's to your reservation.