Alaska Arctic Tours
Want to make an Alaskan jealous? Complete your vacation with a tour of the Arctic Circle. One third of Alaska lies above the Arctic Circle, but it is so vast and so remote, that most residents don’t get the chance to explore it. Also, many guests don’t put this option on their itinerary due to time constraints. But if you have the extra time, this is an opportunity that should not be missed. You will witness the vast wilderness north of the Arctic Circle and the fascinating cultures who call this region home.
Fly from Fairbanks and travel 80 miles above the across the Arctic Circle on a scenic and historic adventure. Departing in the evening, you’ll pass over the stark terrain of northern Alaska and land at the Athabascan village of Fort Yukon. Then, with your guide, you’ll spend an hour learning all about this fascinating area — the history, how people take care of themselves in a punishing environment, and some of the characters who have called this ...more
Remote, exclusive, and all-inclusive, this family-owned lodge located north of the Arctic Circle on the edge of Gates of the Arctic National Park caters to independent travelers looking for comfort off the beaten path. The summer season offers hiking for all fitness levels, fishing, boating, and canoeing under the Midnight Sun. Only one group is booked at a time, and a ‘concierge guide’ is included for the duration of your trip.
Northern Alaska Tour Company offers several tours that transport visitors to the Arctic Circle. You can fly, drive, or do a combination of the two, depending on your travel preference and how much time you have. The most popular tour is the fly-and-drive excursion, which gives you incredible views from the air and a tour of the town of Coldfoot, followed by a drive back to Fairbanks.
This family-owned, fly-in luxury wilderness lodge is 200 miles north of Fairbanks and 60 miles above the Arctic Circle. Stays are all-inclusive. Go dogsledding, snowshoeing, or scan the skies for the northern lights. The lodge’s huge picture windows make it easy to keep a lookout for the aurora from a warm, comfortable interior.
The folks at Arctic Outfitters are travel specialists, and they’ll work hard to help you plan a trip to fit your needs. Arctic Outfitters rents reliable, stable vehicles that are specially equipped for remote travel.
Experience the thrill of flightseeing in areas that most tours can’t reach. Go with Golden Eagle Outfitters and enjoy fully customized flightseeing tours from Kotzebue or Delta Junction — or take advantage of their air-taxi drop-off and pickup service to access some of the most beautiful and remote parts of Alaska.