1 Arctic Circle Drive Adventure - 6:30 am Departure IMPORTANT INFORMATION. CERTIFICATES TOUR VEHICLES WHAT TO WEAR. At the time of reservation, please provide Northern Alaska Tour Company strives to Dress for comfort, not to impress. Wear the correctly spelled first and last names of provide a personalized travel experience. comfortable walking-type shoes that can get each person in the party for their official Touring is done in small groups utilizing a a bit soiled in the event of rain. Dress in Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. 25-passenger tour coach. Occasionally a 10- layers, and bring a medium-weight jacket. passenger van is used for smaller groups or TOUR LENGTH special circumstances. GUEST SAFETY. The tour is typically 16 to 17 hours in RESTROOMS. length. Approximately 11 to 12 hours are Guest safety is our foremost priority. spent in the tour vehicle. The remaining In the event the tour vehicle is not equipped Guides are licensed to operate commercial time is spent exploring the sights.
2 The tour with a restroom, frequent rest stops are made vehicles. Tour vehicles are CB radio and departs Fairbanks at 6:30 am and returns along the tour route. The longest time period satellite phone equipped. between 10:30 and 11:30 pm. between stops is approximately 2 1/2 hours. INCLUSIONS GUIDES GRATUITIES. The tour price includes guided ground tour Northern Alaska Tour Company guides are and Arctic Circle Certificate. Meals are Gratuities Policy: As with other service highly-trained Alaskans who are able to industries tips are not required but are used NOT included in the tour price. Guests may share their unique understanding of Alaska bring their own or purchase meals at the to reward guides for a job well done. with you based on their own personal Standard tip amounts for a tour range from Yukon River. For lunch, sack lunches are experiences. We are confident that you will available to purchase to eat at the Yukon $ + per guest for excellent service to find the level of service provided by your $ per guest for poor service.
3 River or on the tour vehicle. Dinner is also guide to be as high or higher than you have available to purchase inside the Yukon ever before experienced. River Camp Caf . Options range from ALTERATION. cheeseburgers to salmon, halibut, or steak. SEAT ROTATION. PLEASE NOTE: Guest safety always takes SMOKING. Guest seating is rotated throughout the day. precedence over guest convenience. On Thus, each guest is provided with a variety rare occasions, weather or other The inside of the vehicle is maintained as a of different viewing perspectives and the uncontrollable circumstances may require smoke-free environment. There are opportunity to interact with others on the alteration or cancellation of a portion or all numerous opportunities to smoke outside tour. of the scheduled tour itinerary. the tour vehicle along the tour route. TOUR ITINERARY TOUR PROGRAM. SAFETY IN THE WILDERNESS. It is important that travelers with Northern Alaska Tour Company understand that Alaska's Arctic is a truly Arctic Circle remote wilderness region.
4 Traveling through vast Arctic Circle . Drive ADVENTURE wilderness stretches requires adequate time and preparation. Weather or mechanical factors, albeit Drive ADVENTURE . infrequent, can result in multi-hour delays. Medical 6:30 am Departure 6:30 am Depart Fairbanks on guided ground tour. facilities are limited. Limited communication and transportation infrastructure inherently cause evacuation The Spirit of Alaska's Arctic Arctic Circle Trading Post. Outhouse for illness or other emergency situations to take, at the restroom facilities available. very best, several hours to conduct. For this reason, travelers to this region should be of reasonable health and Alaska's Arctic is one of the last great 11:30 am Arrive Yukon River. physical condition. wilderness regions on earth. It is a Restroom facilities available. remote, wild, and sparsely populated land Northern Alaska Tour Company is an Alaskan-owned of vast wilderness expanses.
5 Today's Lunch on your own. Sack lunch available tour operator based in Fairbanks, Alaska. Arctic Circle Adventure will be unlike for purchase. The company was founded in 1987 to provide previous travel you have encountered. unparalleled travel and touring experiences in Alaska's Experiencing the expansive landscapes Arctic Circle . Outhouse restroom Arctic for guests while maintaining the highest standards and fascinating cultures unique to Alaska's facilities available. of safety and commitment to traditional culture and the Arctic requires braving travel along the environment. rugged Dalton Highway through remote 5:00 pm Arrive Yukon River. Restroom facilities Our cooperative, grassroots tour programs strengthen the available. country where the amenities common in local economies in the communities and regions we visit and help preserve the wisdom of knowledgeable locals today's modern world are rare or non- Dinner on your own.
6 Meals available for by recording and incorporating their knowledge into tour existent. Travel in Alaska's Arctic is purchase at the Yukon River. programs. always an adventure. Northern Alaska As our traveling guests learn of and experience firsthand Tour Company prides itself in its Arctic Circle Trading Post. Outhouse the delicate, wondrous environment of Alaska's Arctic , reputation for providing a high-quality restroom facilities available. they are able to appreciate and help protect it. When travel experience which smoothes out . carried forth conscientiously, travel and touring can the rough edges of travel in Alaska's Approx. serve to protect the natural environment and preserve Arctic . Yet it is the spirit of you the 10:30pm- Arrive Fairbanks for transfer to vehicle, traditional culture where it may otherwise be destroyed. adventurer which is unquestionably the key 11:30pm hotel, or campground In sharing our culture and environment with visitors, we to making the most of today's travel as hosts, along with our guests are deeply enriched by experience.
7 Travel in Alaska's Arctic is the is really what travel and not for everyone. If you are young at touring is all about. heart, adventurous, have a desire to learn, to explore new territories, and to seek out new experiences, then the rustic aspects of traveling in Alaska's Arctic will be of little Northern Alaska Tour Company consequence to you. You are certain to The above is only intended to provide an PO Box 82991 Fairbanks, AK 99708. come away from today's experience with a approximate tour itinerary. Northern Alaska Tour Fax deeper understanding of the culture, Company strives to make each tour a unique and personalized tour experience. The exact schedule of greater appreciation of the natural history, each tour varies day-to-day and is dictated by the and wonderful memories of time spent in interests of the group and unique events of the day, printed on recycled paper Alaska's Arctic .. that is the spirit of not by a rigid pre-set itinerary.
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