Friday, April 28, 2017

Chena Hot Springs Resort | NLT1

Alaska Aurora Borealis Tours: The Chena Hot Springs Resort (NLT1)

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Day 1:  Fairbanks

Arrive in Fairbanks. Complimentary transfer to your **** Resort Hotel on the banks of the beautiful Chena River near Pikes Landing. Relax during your first evening in Fairbanks and get ready for a few days of winter fun and adventure in Alaska. You can watch the Aurora Borealis at night dancing on the northern sky and/or enjoy a dinner at the scenic Pikes Landing Restaurant. Fairbanks is synonymous with winter from late October through March with some of the best Northern Lights viewing in the world made possible by the right weather and clear skies. Beautiful and mysterious curtains, the colors range from green to red to purple, with the brightest and most common color, a yellow-green. Fairbanks sits under what is called the "Auroral Oval", a ring-shaped region around the North Pole. The location offers a great balance of occurrence, frequency and activity. Intensity varies from night to night, with the best viewing from late evening through the wee hours of the morning. Overnight: Fairbanks

Day 2:  Fairbanks – Chena Hot Springs

Morning on your own: explore the city and check out the winter activities around the All American Championship Sled Dog Race, Ice Carving Sculpture Championship or visit the famous Alaska University Museum with the States largest collection of gold, gold mining history and Alaskan heritage. The Geophysical Institute is recognized as the best in the world for Aurora research. Afternoon transfer from your hotel to Chena Hot Springs - a prime Northern Lights viewing area in the hills about 60 road miles northeast of Fairbanks – far away from any city lights. Enjoy spectacular 360-degree Aurora displays through large picture windows from the comfort of a heated cabin above the resort or outside. Overnight: Chena Hot Springs

Day 3:  Chena Hot Springs

Relax in the large heated mineral indoor pool, the outdoor rock lake and in numerous hot tubs – which are providing a great opportunity to soak or swim until the Northern Lights are appearing in the evening again. Guided 1-hour Aurora Ice Museum tour. Afternoon at leisure or optional sled dog kennel tour, snowmobiling, x-country skiing. Dinner (optional) at the rustic log lodge restaurant and than take a short hike to a heated cabin for another night of outstanding Northern Lights viewing opportunities. The 440-acre resort is also known for its healthy outdoor opportunities in the pristine wilderness of Alaska´s great Interior - first discovered by gold prospectors at the turn of the century. In 1912 - the 40 sq mile geothermal area was the premier place to soak - for residents of the booming town Fairbanks. Overnight: Chena Hot Springs

Day 4:  Chena Hot Springs - Fairbanks

Morning at leisure. Return to Fairbanks by noon. Fairbanks offers a variety of excellent gift shops and galleries such as the "Roseberry Art Gallery" with some tasteful items for your friends at home. Stroll through the city again before returning to the airport. Optional: 2-hour Arctic Circle Flightseeing Tour to a remote native village above the Arctic Circle. Please inquire. End of Tour.

Tour Includes

  • 1 Night Fairbanks Hotel Accommodation
  • 2 Nights Chena Hot Springs Resort
  • Alaska State Taxes
  • Reservation Fee
  • Airport Hotel Transfers
  • Van Transfers between Chena Hot Springs
  • 4-Hour Aurora Snow Coach Tour
  • Tour of the Ice Museum
  • Daily Hot Springs Pool Pass
  • Tour Documentation

Rates per Person in US $ from/to Fairbanks

Tour Number: NLT1
Single Double Triple Quad
Superior Category | September 15 - April 15 $ 1930.00 $ 1560.00 $ 1495.00 $ 1450.00

First Class Category | September 15 - April 15

$ 2090.00

$ 1650.00

$ 1540.00

$ 1495.00