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【5-Day】English Exclusive - Borealis Basecamp Northern Lights Package (2 Nights Stay at Borealis Basecamp) from Fairbanks (with Airport Transfers) - Tour Code: 17873

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Child Policy:

Child prices apply for the hotel, bus seat occupancy, optional tours and admissions tickets.

If the child is under 2 years of age, the room/seat can be shared for free for the child. (Note: No seat will be provided for child)

If the child is over 2 years of age, some tour packages have mentioned prices for child if not mentioned standard price applies for the child as a second, third or forth traveler.

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Start City: Fairbanks End City: Fairbanks

Duration: 5 Day(s) Language: English Airport Pickup: Yes


☆ 2 nights' stays at Borealis Basecamp with aurora viewing experience (Borealis Basecamp has only 10 rooms! Be the luckiest one-tenth!)

☆ Enjoy the Northern Lights right from your room!

☆ Wonderful optional activities to choose from: Ice Fishing, Dog Sledding, Snow Machine Ride, Arctic Circle Drive Tour and more!

☆ 4-night hotel package with breakfast

☆ Experience the glory of Northern Lights! Check the video


Day 1: Home - Fairbanks

Summary of The Day

Upon arrival in Fairbanks, check in the hotel by yourself. Transfer from the airport by hotel shuttle or on your own

Pick-up info

Self-Check-In to Hotel on Day 1. 

Option A: Free hotel-airport shuttle service. Please call hotel front desk after arrival or 1 day before arrival to Fairbanks for shuttle arrangement. (Provide your pick-up time, number and name of customers).

Option B: You can also take taxi, Uber or Lyft to the hotel. The cost would be around US$20-30.

Note: Check in the hotel by yourselves after 3:00 PM.



Cities and air bases in central Alaska, north of Anchorage, only 208 kilometers from the Arctic Circle. The splendor of the aurora in winter makes people intoxicated. The town was built in 1902 due to the discovery of gold mines. The dream of gold rush of countless people doomed it to be a golden city. At the same time, it is also the commercial, financial and administrative center of central Alaska, and the terminal point of the highway from the United States to Alaska via Canada.

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Hotel (included)
Bridgewater Hotel , OR Similar

Day 2: Fairbanks - Borealis Basecamp

Summary of The Day

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.

This accommodation offers an exceptional stay in fiberglass domes with large, curved windows for optimal northern lights viewing right from your room!

Shuttle from Fairbanks to Borealis Basecamp

Today there will be two shuttles from Fairbanks to Borealis Basecamp. The schedule is as following:

1. 11 AM Depart from City Hotel, 12 Noon Arrival at Basecamp

2. 3 PM Depart from City Hotel, 4 PM Arrival at Basecamp


Optional: Arctic Circle Drive Tour

Product season: August 21, 2019 - April 10, 2020 (the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31, 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31;)

Depart from every Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Price: $249 per person in peak season ; $229 per person in standard season

We are expected to leave Fairbanks by car at 9:45 a.m. to complete a land-based journey across the Arctic Circle to pursue the aurora. Along the Dalton Highway, one of the world's top ten death highways, to the Arctic Circle.

We will also visit the Yukon River, North America's fifth largest river, and then we will see another great and difficult human initiative: the construction of the 1,300-kilometer pipeline across Alaska's north-south pipeline, which has undergone many challenges. In addition to the harsh climate, the pipeline will have to cross three mountains and countless mountains. As a result, nearly half of the pipelines are built overhead rather than buried underground to prevent the movement of the permafrost due to the thawing of the permafrost. You will learn about the origin of the pipeline and related technologies and important patented inventions.

Finally, you will visit the landmark of the Arctic Circle (66.33 latitude) in Alaska and win a certificate of Arctic Circle Exploration. It will leave a deep memory of your travel career and draw a complete end to your Arctic Circle journey. On the way back to Fairbanks by bus, there is also a chance to experience the unforgettable experience of chasing the Northern Lights.

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Fly Arctic Circle

Optional: Arctic Circle Fly Drive Tour

Departs at 1:00 pm; returns between 1:00 am and 2:00 am.

Fly from Fairbanks to Coldfoot, north of the Arctic Circle in the Brooks Mountain Range. The flight provides an aerial view of the vast Alaska wilderness

Upon landing, ground tour south from Coldfoot on the Dalton Highway, made famous by the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, in the personalized comfort of our tour vehicles.

Learn the story of Alaska's Arctic both while traveling in the tour vehicle and at the various stops along the way.

View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Cross the Arctic Circle in ceremonious fashion and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate.

Witness firsthand the remarkable wilderness, which is Alaska's Arctic.

Stop along the shores of the mighty Yukon River. Marvel at the majestic beauty of the northland's most famous waterway and learn of the river's storied past.

Visit the Arctic Circle Trading Post, situated in the rural community of Joy, Alaska.

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Aurora Dome

Aurora Viewing at Borealis Basecamp

Alaska Aurora Igloo at Borealis Basecamp has only 15 rooms! Become one-tenth of the luckiest, and sleep with the aurora! (5 additional rooms in peak season!)

Aurora Igloo is located in the White Mountain Mountains, 30 minutes from Fairbanks. It is a strictly selected Aurora Observation Site with wide terrain and high praise.

Resting in the glass room, you don't have to wait in the cold night, nor do you need to go to the aurora cabin alone to observe the aurora, let alone drive back to the hotel after watching the aurora in the middle of the night. When the aurora comes, you can observe the moving Aurora dance lying on the bed in the glass room with strict temperature control. We also provides you with Aurora wake-up service to ensure that you do not miss any aurora!

Aurora Igloo has a special service providing 24-hour non-stop service, it also provides you with a variety of food choices. Our camp center also has a bonfire, you can prepare your own food for barbecue in the field and experience an Alaska bonfire dinner!

You can experience dog sledding, Tubing, skiing, snowboarding, big foot hiking and other special snow events near Aurora Igloo (10 minutes' walking distance) to make your Aurora journey richer and more interesting.

Location: 2640 Himalaya Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701

Bed types: twin-sized twin beds, or king-sized single beds. If there is any requirement for bed types, please leave us a note when ordering.

** Aurora is greatly affected by meteorological conditions. It is accessible but not available. There is no guarantee that you will see aurora for sure.

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Hotel (included)
Borealis Basecamp

Day 3: Aurora Camp Activities: Dog Sledding Tour or ATV Tour - Borealis Basecamp

Summary of The Day

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. Any of those tours are approx. 1 hour long. (Only one activity is included, please choose at time of booking).


After the event, you can return to Aurora Igloo and continue enjoying the romantic Alaska night.


Dog Sledding/Dong Cart

Duration: 60 minutes approx.

Dog Cart (September - November, only Dog Cart is available due to less snow)

Dog Sledding (November - April 10th)

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 30-minute sled ride through the beautiful forests of Alaska. Your musher will be happy to help you click photos for you and with you.

The trip is suitable for all ages and is designed for ordinary tourists who experience the speed and passion of dogs and enjoy a comfortable and safe journey. Not only that, but you also have the opportunity to learn about Alaska husky, dog sled, and related events. And as good friends of mankind, how do these lovely creatures thrive on this land with their masters.

* Please wait for a moment in our lobby. When your dog and woodcutter are ready, the staff will come here to inform you of your 30-minute dog sled experience.

* Please note, the sleds on this tour variously accommodate 2-4 people and are assigned by weight and the musher's knowledge of the dogs. Please follow the musher's guidance when he assigns seating as you will need to share your sled with other people.

Exclusions: Tips for the driver and guide ($10 per person), winter gear and meals.

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Snow Machine Tour/ATV All-Terrain Vehicle Driving Experience

Duration: 60 minutes approx.

Snow Machine Tour Season: November - April

In Alaska's long winter, snowmobiles are the coolest form of transportation and entertainment. Galloping in Alaska's endless forest, sea and snow fields brings different pleasures and excitement. Riding a 60-minute snowmobile (driving independently), under the guidance of professional coaches, beginners can also grasp the driving skills simply and clearly, fly through the snow, enjoy the scenery of the Alaska ice sheet, and feel the charm of the world of ice and snow.

Reminder: Only when you are 16 years old can you drive a snowmobiles independently.

Wear warm outdoor clothes, shoes, hats, gloves and sunglasses.

If you want to continue, $100/hr after the first hour.

- Arrangements can be made between December and April, depending on the snow conditions.

If the trip is cancelled due to weather, a full refund will be made.

Inclusions: Training for snowmobiles coaches, and rental fees for down jackets, windproof pants, gloves, snowboots, helmet, etc. (limited number and style of warm clothes, first come first served)

Exclusions: Tips for your coach ($10 per person, please tip after the end of the trip)

ATV All Terrain Vehicle Driving Experience: September - January

This is Alaska's most exciting way of opening up in autumn. Under the leadership of professional leaders, driving an all-terrain vehicle through the mountains, deep into the interior of Alaska's primeval forests, explore the colorful Alaska and experience the fun of explorers.

Reminder: Only when you are over 14 years old can you drive the vehicle independently.

Inclusions: 1 hour of all-terrain vehicle driving fees; training fees; helmet; outdoor clothing, shoes, hats, gloves rental fees (limited styles, first come first served)

Exclusions: Tips for professional coach ($10 per person)

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Aurora Dome

Aurora Viewing at Borealis Basecamp

Tonight, you will stay in Aurora Igloo at Borealis Basecamp again. 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 letting you enjoy the brilliant auroras, but also providing plenty of activities. Through the video played in the Borealis Basecamp, you may learn more of the aurora borealis. Additionally, there is the professional aurora photograph, you may have your own photo under the northern lights (extra charge).

Opportunity to add the Aurora Dinner with USD $40, enjoy the local Alaskan food and wait for the aurora coming out.

As the night fall, the Borealis Basecamp will light the camp fire, to make the night colorful. We also provide hot dogs and mores (USD$10).

** Aurora is greatly affected by meteorological conditions. It is accessible but not available. There is no guarantee that you will see aurora for sure.

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Hotel (included)
Borealis Basecamp

Day 4: Fairbanks Free Day

Summary of The Day

Today, you will be transferred back to Fairbanks, where you can book additional activities as you wish.

Shuttle Information

Today there will be two shuttles returning from Borealis Basecamp to Fairbanks. The shifts are as follows:

1. 12 Noon Depart from Basecamp, 1 PM Arrival City Hotel

2. 4 PM Depart from Basecamp, 5 PM Arrival City Hotel

Chena Hot Springs Resort

Optional: Enjoy Aurora at Chena Hot Springs Resort

Product season: 21 August 2019 - 10 April 2020

Price: $170 per person

Time: 17:00-01:00 (6 hours)

Delivery arrangements:

The pick-up and drop-off of urban hotels starts from 4:15 p.m.- 5 p.m., being subject to the hotel confirmation form.

Introduction to the itinerary:

Chena Hot Springs: Only 60 miles from Fairbanks, this world renowned resort offers a day of rest and relaxation in the historical location discovered by natives and early miners. Enjoy the mineral hot springs in a beautiful natural setting and experience the dancing of the northern lights. The world’s largest year-round ice museum is your first stop at Chena Resort. Created from over 1,000 tons of ice and snow the ice museum contains spectacular ice carvings for your enjoyment. Along the way we almost always spot moose. Food and beverages are available at the local restaurant. Please bring swimsuit, flip-flop, and towel.

The Aurora Ice Museum is a year-round Museum of ice sculpture, built by 1,000 tons of snow and ice, with exquisite sculpture works to keep your eyes open. Not only is there the world's smallest chapel, but there are real Inuit ice houses and bedrooms made entirely of ice. And you can also enjoy a special iced cocktail Apple Martini at the ice bar ( $15 at your own expense, age up to 21 and voucher purchase).

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Hotel (included)
Bridgewater Hotel , OR Similar

Day 5: Fairbanks - Home

Summary of The Day

Today is the last day of your trip. You need to check out before 11 a.m.

You can take the hotel shuttle to the airport.


To ensure your stay in Borealis Basecamp, we may have to adjust the sequence of itinerary, subject to the availability of Igloos. You may stay in the Borealis Basecamp on the last night. Therefore, please schedule your departure flight after 3 pm or you will need to arrange your own transfer to the airport (no refund in this case).


    1. Hotel accommodations for 4 nights (breakfast included): 2 nights in Fairbanks & 2 nights at Borealis Basecamp

    2. 2-night Aurora Viewing Experience at Borealis Basecamp

    3. 1 Round trip transfers from Fairbanks

    4. Tour departures until mid-November include a choice of an approx.1-hour ATV or Dog Cart Tour; Tour departures starting mid-November include a choice of an approx.1-hour Snow Machine or Dog Sled Tour (weather & snow conditions permitting)

    5. Airport transfer service

    6. All taxes and fees


    1. Meals (except the meals listed in inclusions)

    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)

    * Pickup or drop-off services, $5/person/way

    * Arctic Circle Day tour, $20/person/day

    * Arctic Circle Fly Drive, $10/person/day for tour guide and driver plus $10 for pilot

    * Dog sledding or Dog cart, $10/person/day for the coach or guide

    4. Tips/Service Fee for other guides on the tour who do not work for our local operator, including hotel staff, housekeeping staff at hotels, servers at restaurants, flight attendants, dog sled mushers, etc.

    5. Optional Tours (Prices are only for reference and subject to change without prior notice. Please select and pay at the time of booking or pay in cash to the tour guide upon arrival.)

    * Arctic Circle Fly Drive (8/21/2019-4/10/2020) - $419 per person, $439 per person for peak season (the peak season is 9/19-10/7, 11/24-12/1, 12/21-12/31, 1/24-2/2, 3/1-3/31; operating every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.)

    * Arctic Circle Drive Tour - $229 per person, $249 per person for peak season

    * Chena Hot Spring Tour (8/21/2019-4/10/2020) - $170 per person

    * Porterage fee - $9 per person for round-trip (need to be prepaid)

Booking Info

    Airport pick-up info :

    1. Early check-in at all the hotels is subject to availability & cannot be guaranteed by the tour operator.

    2. Standard check-in time is 15:00 HRS & check-out time is 11:00 HRS. For Borealis Basecamp, the check-in time is 16:00 HRS & check-out time is 12:00 HRS at noon.

    3. Please call the local tour provider's number on the confirmed e-voucher one day before the departure to reconfirm.

    General info:

    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. It is advised to contact the local operator for confirmation one day before departure. 

    7. Please bring valid documentation on travel date (passport, driving license, visa, etc).

    8. Adult price is applied for children.

    9. The domes at Borealis Basecamp are suitable for 1 or 2 people. Triple occupancy requires a roll away bed. Quad occupancy unfortunately is not possible. Parties of 4 people will have to book 2 domes. 

    10. Domes are furnished with 1 King bed (convertible into 2 twin beds) Wifi, Sitting Area or Kitchenette and hot water pot (no cooking facilities!). The en-suite bathroom has a toilet, shower and sink.

    11. The Aurora Borealis are a natural phenomenon. There is no way for us to guarantee that you will see the Aurora. We do our best to provide premier locations for viewing, should the Aurora come out. Please check weather and Aurora reports before booking your tour with us.

    12. The winter weather in Fairbanks is changeable, we may temporarily cancel or change optional tour due to extremely weather condition. Partial refund may be available.

    13. Please note the Hotel has a strict noise and disturbance policy on all premises. We want all guests to enjoy their stay; noise complaints will be taken seriously and may result in eviction without compensation after two warnings. The Hotel enforces quiet hours between 2:00AM and 10:00AM.

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 46 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 45 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats

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

Cancellation Made Within Refund Policy
61 Days (or) more prior to tour departure date 70% of tour cost paid will be refunded
46-60 Days prior to tour departure date 50% of tour cost paid will be refunded
45 Days 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 46 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 06 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 07 days prior to the tour departure date US $ 50 will be charged for each order
Requests made 06 days (or) lesser from the date of tour departure No requests will be accepted & No Refund

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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? Q&A Ask Us

Please check the Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

What should we wear during winter months in Alaska?

 Clothing is highly suggested to be in layers as Alaska gets super chilling in winter months. You will need layers of normal clothing with a sweater and insulated parka jackets, woolen socks, winter boots, woolen scarf, gloves with liners, winter hats or headgears, etc.

The coldest month is January when the average temperature overnight is 9.3°F. 

What is the best time to go to Alaska to see the northern lights?

From mid-September to April, when you have the best chance of witnessing the phenomenon of the aurora borealis. Staying for 3 nights, the chance to see the Northern lights is believed to be up to 90%!

What kind of meal will be offered in Borealis Basecamp?

There is a full menu. Lunch will be sandwiches, soups, salads. Dinner will be pasta, steak, salmon, king crab, rockfish.

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