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【1-Day】Dog Sledding, Snow Machine and Aurora Viewing (dinner included) Tour from Fairbanks - Tour Code: 16687

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☆ Join the most popular winter activities in Alaska!

☆ 1 Aurora Dinner included!

Itinerary

Day 1: Fairbanks - Borealis Basecamp - Fairbanks

Summary of The Day

You will take the Borealis Shuttle at around 11:00 am to the Borealis Basecamp and back to Fairbanks at around 3:00 am.

The Borealis Basecamp offers a variety of winter activities, including Dog Sledding, Snow Machine, Aurora Dinner, Aurora Viewing.

Sightseeing
Dogsled

Dog Sledding

Transfer schedule:

● La Quinta/Pike's/Best Western/Sophie Station - 10:30

● Wesmark/Clarion Hotel & Suites - 10:45

● SpringHill/Bridgewater- 10:50

● Holiday Inn Express & Suites/Hampton Inn & Suites/Candlewood Suite - 11:00


Tour Detail:

Dog sledding was a very important part of Alaskan local life. Dog sleds were the most convenient way to travel and to deliver important supplies between local villages in the dead of winter. Even today, dogsleds continue to be used in remote portions of Alaska for daily travel needs. On this tour, snuggle under a warm blanket and enjoy the rush of a brisk 30-minute sled ride through the beautiful forests of Alaska. Your musher will also help take photos for you.


Tour pick-ups begin at around 11:00. Please be ready in the lobby of your hotel. You will travel to the Borealis Basecamp, it is estimated to arrive at 12:00 subject to road conditions.


After arrival, you will be able to take photos with the dogs, enjoy some hot drinks while being assigned to a sled. Your ride will last 30 minutes.


*The sleds on this tour variously accommodate 2-4 people and are assigned by weight and the musher's knowledge of the dogs. You will need to share your sled with other people.


Exclusions: Warm clothes, meals, tips for driver and guide ($5 and above is the suggested tip per guest per activity.)

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Snowmobile

Snow Machine

When your snow machine is ready, you can start your 1hr Snow Machine Tour.


* Duration: 1 hour

* Minimum age - 16

* Please wear warm outdoor clothes, shoes, hats, gloves, and sunglasses

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Aurora Viewing + Dinner

Our yurt for aurora viewing is located at the Borealis Basecamp siting on the mountain ridges surrounding Fairbanks. It is away from the light pollution and noise of the city. Not only can you enjoy the brilliant auroras, but also join the various activities. Through the video played in the Borealis Basecamp, you can learn more of the aurora borealis. Additionally, there is the professional aurora photographer. You may have your own photo under the northern lights (extra charge).


Upon arrival, welcome to our yurt to have rest, includes snacks, hot drinks, and a variety of entertainment games. DVD's featuring fascinating video and information on the Aurora Borealis are available for viewing. Once the Aurora is out, you can enjoy this magical phenomenon right from inside the yurt or by an outdoor spacious viewing area.


Your return shuttle is scheduled at 02:00 AM, will be back to the town at around 3:15 AM.


Notes:

1. The location of Aurora Viewing is yurt in Borealis Basecamp, not in the Borealis Dome.

2. The Aurora Dinner will be a steak dinner.

3. Please follow the instruction of our staff and stay in the designated area, and DO NOT disturb the guests staying in the Borealis Basecamp.

Exclusion: Aurora Photography fees; All personal expenses; Gratuity for guide $10/person.

* If Borealis Basecamp is full, we will arrange you an Aurora viewing at the Aurora Pointe.

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Meals
Pricing
Inclusions

    1. Round trip transportation from selected hotels

    2. Tour fee for Dog Sledding, Snow Machine, Aurora Dinner, Aurora Viewing.

    3. Rental fee for jackets, windproof pants, helmet, gloves, boots etc. (Style limited, first come, fist served.)

    4. Snacks, beverage and entertainment games in the hall.

    5. English-speaking tour guide, bilingual driver

Exclusions

    1. Meals (Vegan food options available)

    2. All personal expenses, such as laundry, phone, and travel insurance

    3. Mandatory Tips/Service Fee (Please pay in cash to the tour guide while on the bus. Any child/Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well.)

    * Tour guide and driver, Min. $10/person

    * Snow Machine Tour Coach, Min. $5/person

Departure Points
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Region Departure Point Departure
Fairbanks

La Quinta/Pike’s/Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge/Sophie Station

La Quinta/Pike’s/Best Western/Sophie Station

10:30
Fairbanks

Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center/Clarion Hotel & Suites

Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center/Clarion Hotel & Suites

10:45
Fairbanks

SpringHill/Bridgewater

SpringHill/Bridgewater

10:50
Fairbanks

Holiday Inn Express & Suites/Hampton Inn & Suites/Candlewood Suite

Holiday Inn Express & Suites/Hampton Inn & Suites/Candlewood Suite

11:00

**Please reach to the departure points at least 10-15 minutes early.

Booking Info
Reminder

    1. Globerouter cooperates with top local tour operators and so that the best quality of services to all travelers.

    2. The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice according to departure date, weather, traffic, etc.

    3. In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), the tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary.

    4. In case of extreme weather condition, war, strike and other force majeure events, local operator reserves the right to change the itinerary and all costs are not refundable. 

    5. In case of guests voluntarily giving up the tour because of personal reasons, all costs including hotels, transportation etc. is not refundable. 

    6. Tour is not wheelchair accessible.

    7. Please print and carry this E-Voucher along with a valid photo identification (Passport, State ID, Drivers License).

    8. National Park Pass / City Pass / Entry Tickets / Annual or Season Passes / Senior Pass (or) any admission tickets to attractions purchased on your own are not allowed on this tour. All mandatory / optional tour services, have to be purchased as instructed in the exclusions section.

    9. Please the safety of your luggage always, especially in public areas. The tour operator or the tour guide can not be held responsible for any loss of personal belongings.

    10. You will be refunded if cancel due to extremely weather; 

    11. Please DO NOT enter accommodation area without the invitation;

    12. Please help the driver to keep clean for our shuttle, take your personal trash after you leave.;

    13. NO smoking in the shuttle; 

    14. Please be on time, there is no refund due to personal reason missing the shuttle;

    15. The driver has right to change the speed depending on the real road condition, which may be earlier or later than the schedule.

    16. When the aurora is out, please do not use flash, headlights, flashlights, etc., so as not to affect other people's aurora viewing and photographing.

    17. The Aurora Borealis is a natural phenomenon. There is no way for us to guarantee that you will see the Aurora. We will try our best to provide premier locations for viewing where the Aurora should come out. Please check weather and Aurora reports before booking your tour. If the Aurora does not appear, your money will not be refunded.

Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy

1. Cancel or change an order

The following terms apply to the refund policy when canceling or changing an order

1) Reducing the number of travelers

2) Canceling the entire order

3) Change to a different tour

Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

4) Rescheduling tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 08 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.


5 Days (or) more prior to tour departure date all of tour cost paid will be refunded
4 Days (or) lesser prior to tour departure date The entire tour cost will be forfeited & No-Refund

2. Modify an order

Charges to modify an order apply for the following:

1) For requests to add more number of travelers

Subject to availability of seats.

2) For requests to change to a different tour

Possible only 31 days prior to the tour departure date.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

3) For requests to reschedule tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 08 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

4) For requests to change name of passengers

This request will be accepted until 3 days prior to the travel date, however same service fee as below will be applicable.

Modification Notice Period Service Charge
Requests made from the date of booking until 4 days prior to the tour departure date US $ 30 will be charged for each order
Requests made 4 days (or) lesser from the date of tour departure No requests will be accepted & No Refund

If the modification happens on the following optional tours you have paid, the fee for the optional tours and the 1st night hotel will be nonrefundable:

  - Alaska Winter Train Ticket

  - Arctic Circle Aurora Drive Adventure

  - Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive Adventure

3. Notes

1) We recommend all our passengers to avail "Travel Insurance" to protect themselves against personal / natural / manmade exigencies of all kind (including medical & family emergencies, accidents, flight delays, traffic delays, theft or personal- acts of terrorism, natural calamities etc.) that may affect you from participating in our tours (OR) arise while on tour.

2) Globerouter will take no responsibility for matters as stated above under personnel / natural / manmade exigencies.

3) No part / full refund / compensation will be offered to passengers who miss taking our tours (OR) for any un-utilized services, as per the date / time scheduled on the E-Voucher because all services are reconfirmed and prepaid for Charges as mentioned in our "Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy" would be applicable.

4) All cancellation & tour modification requests should be emailed to info@globerouter.com.

5) We will not accept any cancellation / modification requests made through local tour provider / tour guide (OR) verbal requests made over the phone to our customer support staff / by voice mail

6) Cancellation request emails will not be accepted unless they have a complete, signed and attached "Globerouter Cancellation Request Form".

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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