Chena Hot Springs & Northern Lights Package

Immerse in healing waters of natural hot springs and be inspired by the spectacle of the Northern Lights.

Trip Code: 232CTA
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Accommodation: 3 nights
  • Starting at: $529 / per person
  • Availability: January, February, March, April, August, September, October, November, December
  • Highlights: Chena Hot Springs Resort offers both an outdoor hot springs rock lake and an indoor pool, both perfect for relaxing. Admission to the pools included. The resort also offers guests a cozy restaurant, and is home to the Aurora Ice Museum known as the world's largest year-round indoor ice environment. The resort is known worldwide for being a great place to see the northern lights due to its location under an active aurora band in the northern sky.

Tour Overview

Wonderful getaway and perfect spot for seeing the Northern Lights. March is a great month for visiting. These historic hot springs were discovered in 1905 by two gold miners, and is now the location of a year-round resort easily reached by road 65 miles northeast of Fairbanks. Chena Hot Springs Resort is internationally known for its natural mineral hot springs and prime location for viewing the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). In addition to world class Aurora viewing, this Alaska resort near Fairbanks offers guests numerous outdoor activities, such as cross-country skiing, dog sledding tours, snowmobiling, and more. Visitors can relax and rejuvenate in the hot springs and pools or with a specialty massage. With a wide variety of activities, Chena Hot Springs provides a highly memorable Alaska winter experience!

What's Included

  • 3 nights accommodations, including 1 night in moderate class hotel in Fairbanks and 2 nights at Chena Hot Springs Resort in the Moose Lodge building
  • Round trip transfers from Fairbanks
  • 2 days pool passes for Chena Hot Springs
  • All taxes and fees
  • 4-hour Aurora Viewing Expedition tour on day 2

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Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Fairbanks Arrival

Arrive into Fairbanks and transfer from the airport by hotel shuttle or on your own. Depending on when you arrive, you may have time for optional activities, such as a tour over the Arctic Circle or dog sledding. Overnight in Fairbanks.

Day
2

Fairbanks to Chena Hot Springs Resort

At approximately 12 noon, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Chena Hot Springs Resort, 90 minutes east of Fairbanks. This comfortable resort offers large, well appointed rooms with private bath. In the mineral spring area, hot tubs and a warm indoor swimming pool provide a relaxing environment. Combined with numerous outdoor activities, Chena Hot Springs offers a first rate Alaskan winter experience. This evening, enjoy a 4-hour Aurora Expedition tour. You can also add an optional Ice Museum Tour. Overnight Chena Hot Springs Resort.

Day
3

Chena Hot Springs Resort

The day is at your leisure to enjoy all the resort has to offer. Optional activities include dog sled rides, snow machine tours, or cross country skiing, and massage. Winter gear can be rented at the resort for a fee. Overnight at Chena Hot Springs Resort.

Day
4

Chena Hot Springs Resort to Fairbanks

This morning, you will be transferred to Fairbanks (drop off available at Fairbanks hotel or airport). Tour concludes.


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