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Destinations: Fairbanks, Yukon River
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Guide language: English
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Yukon River Aurora Adventures

New for the 2017 - 2018 Aurora Season - a chance to location yourself at the shores of the Yukon River and scan the northern skies for the amazing Aurora Borealis.

Yukon River Aurora Adventure 

A Guided Round Trip Winter Journey By Land To The Yukon River. Scan the northern skies for the amazing aurora at the mighty Yukon River.

Tour Summary:

  • Ground tour north from Fairbanks in the personalized comfort of our tour vehicles. 
  • Learn the story of Alaska's Arctic both while traveling in the van and at the various stops along the way. 
  • View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Travel the rugged Dalton Highway made famous by the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Cross the Yukon River and use the Aurora Tent at the Yukon River Camp as your base for Aurora viewing. The tent is heated and complimentary hot drinks are available while you wait.  You will also have a chance to visit with your hosts Neil and Lauro who will share their lifetime of experience living and working along the Yukon River.
  • Stay up to look for the Aurora; scientists have determined the Aurora is most active during the 2 hours on either side of solar midnight. 
  • Day 2 depart the Yukon river at 10:00 am. Return to Fairbanks between 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
  • Departs day 1 at 6:00 pm; returns day 2 between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. 
  • Tour Schedule: September 19, 2017 - April 21, 2018.  Monday, Thursday, and Saturday primary departures - other days may be available 

2017 -2018 Rate: $169 (PEAK $189) / person             

PEAK November 20 – 26, 2017  / December 21 – 31, 2017 / February 16 - March 31, 2018

   

Arctic Circle Yukon River Aurora Adventure 

A Guided Round Trip Winter Journey By Land Across The Arctic Circle. Travel north by day to experience Alaska's Arctic and south by night to scan the northern skies for the amazing aurora.

Tour Summary:

  • Ground tour north from Fairbanks in the personalized comfort of our tour vehicles. 
  • Learn the story of Alaska's Arctic both while traveling in the van and at the various stops along the way. 
  • View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Travel the rugged Dalton Highway made famous by the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Witness firsthand the remarkable wilderness scenery blanketed in snow. 
  • Traverse the mighty Yukon River. 
  • Cross the Arctic Circle in ceremonious fashion and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. 
  • Stop at the Yukon River on your return which will become your stop for scanning the darkened skies for the Aurora. Use the Aurora Tent at the Yukon River Camp as your base for Aurora viewing. The tent is heated and complimentary hot drinks are available while you wait.  You will also have a chance to visit with your hosts Neil and Lauro who will share their lifetime of experience living and working along the Yukon River.
  • Stay out around Solar Midnight, the time the scientists have determined are the most active in Alaska's Arctic. 
  • Day 2 depart the Yukon river at 10:00 am. Return to Fairbanks between 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
  • Departs day 1 at 10:00 am; returns day 2 between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. 
  • Tour Schedule: September 19, 2017 - April 21, 2018.  Monday, Thursday, and Saturday primary departures - other days may be available

 

2017 -2018 Rate: $369 (PEAK $389) / person             

PEAK November 20 – 26, 2017  / December 21 – 31, 2017 / February 16 - March 31, 2018

Yukon River Camp Aurora Tent - Base yourself at the Yukon River to look for the Aurora Borealis.  Your hosts Neil and Lauro will share their lifetime of experience living and working along the Yukon River. Neil's life on the Yukon River began over 40 years ago with the building of his first log cabin home along the river. His decades of adventure since have involved hunting, fishing, trapping, log raft building, ivory hunting, and of course, dog mushing.  Lauro, Neil's son, spent significant portions of this childhood along the Yukon River learning the ways of the river and the surrounding wilderness.  Neil is a verteran of two Iditarod sled dog races and Lauro is currently training his team for the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race.  Neil and Lauro recently starred in the national Geographic documentary "Yukon River Run".

 

New for the 2017 - 2018 Aurora Season - a chance to location yourself at the shores of the Yukon River and scan the northern skies for the amazing Aurora Borealis.

Yukon River Aurora Adventure 

A Guided Round Trip Winter Journey By Land To The Yukon River. Scan the northern skies for the amazing aurora at the mighty Yukon River.

Tour Summary:

  • Ground tour north from Fairbanks in the personalized comfort of our tour vehicles. 
  • Learn the story of Alaska's Arctic both while traveling in the van and at the various stops along the way. 
  • View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Travel the rugged Dalton Highway made famous by the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Cross the Yukon River and use the Aurora Tent at the Yukon River Camp as your base for Aurora viewing. The tent is heated and complimentary hot drinks are available while you wait.  You will also have a chance to visit with your hosts Neil and Lauro who will share their lifetime of experience living and working along the Yukon River.
  • Stay up to look for the Aurora; scientists have determined the Aurora is most active during the 2 hours on either side of solar midnight. 
  • Day 2 depart the Yukon river at 10:00 am. Return to Fairbanks between 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
  • Departs day 1 at 6:00 pm; returns day 2 between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. 
  • Tour Schedule: September 19, 2017 - April 21, 2018.  Monday, Thursday, and Saturday primary departures - other days may be available 

2017 -2018 Rate: $169 (PEAK $189) / person             

PEAK November 20 – 26, 2017  / December 21 – 31, 2017 / February 16 - March 31, 2018

   

Arctic Circle Yukon River Aurora Adventure 

A Guided Round Trip Winter Journey By Land Across The Arctic Circle. Travel north by day to experience Alaska's Arctic and south by night to scan the northern skies for the amazing aurora.

Tour Summary:

  • Ground tour north from Fairbanks in the personalized comfort of our tour vehicles. 
  • Learn the story of Alaska's Arctic both while traveling in the van and at the various stops along the way. 
  • View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Travel the rugged Dalton Highway made famous by the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. 
  • Witness firsthand the remarkable wilderness scenery blanketed in snow. 
  • Traverse the mighty Yukon River. 
  • Cross the Arctic Circle in ceremonious fashion and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. 
  • Stop at the Yukon River on your return which will become your stop for scanning the darkened skies for the Aurora. Use the Aurora Tent at the Yukon River Camp as your base for Aurora viewing. The tent is heated and complimentary hot drinks are available while you wait.  You will also have a chance to visit with your hosts Neil and Lauro who will share their lifetime of experience living and working along the Yukon River.
  • Stay out around Solar Midnight, the time the scientists have determined are the most active in Alaska's Arctic. 
  • Day 2 depart the Yukon river at 10:00 am. Return to Fairbanks between 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
  • Departs day 1 at 10:00 am; returns day 2 between 2:00 and 3:00 pm. 
  • Tour Schedule: September 19, 2017 - April 21, 2018.  Monday, Thursday, and Saturday primary departures - other days may be available

 

2017 -2018 Rate: $369 (PEAK $389) / person             

PEAK November 20 – 26, 2017  / December 21 – 31, 2017 / February 16 - March 31, 2018

Yukon River Camp Aurora Tent - Base yourself at the Yukon River to look for the Aurora Borealis.  Your hosts Neil and Lauro will share their lifetime of experience living and working along the Yukon River. Neil's life on the Yukon River began over 40 years ago with the building of his first log cabin home along the river. His decades of adventure since have involved hunting, fishing, trapping, log raft building, ivory hunting, and of course, dog mushing.  Lauro, Neil's son, spent significant portions of this childhood along the Yukon River learning the ways of the river and the surrounding wilderness.  Neil is a verteran of two Iditarod sled dog races and Lauro is currently training his team for the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race.  Neil and Lauro recently starred in the national Geographic documentary "Yukon River Run".


 
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Northern Alaska Tour Company
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