Alaska's Northern Lights

6 nights from £2255

Start:USA
Finish:USA
Duration:6 Nights
Group size:10 - 24
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 3
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

Take a snowy peek into Alaska. Visit the friendly local towns of the last frontier and bond with energetic sled dogs. Experience a winter glacier cruise among drifting icebergs and playful otters. Spend two nights at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, taking in unparalleled views of Denali and the Alaskan Range. Glimpse into the past at Musk Ox Farm. Search for the northern lights in Fairbanks’ star-filled sky. Step into another time at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses. Travel via Alaska Railroad, take in a landscape of natural beauty, and connect with a deeply rooted heritage. .......read more
Highlights
  • Peruse antique cars and glamorous fashions of the past at the Antique Auto Museum.
  • Pass by floating glaciers and playful otters on a winter glacier cruise in Prince William Sound.
  • Enjoy a scenic ride from Talkeetna to Fairbanks via Alaska Railroad.
  • Enjoy a taste of wild Alaskan salmon.
  • Dine at one of Alaska’s most popular micro-breweries.
  • Search for the northern lights in Fairbanks’ star-filled sky.
  • Hop in a sled and experience dog mushing like a local.
  • Visit Musk Ox Farm and learn about the sustainable domestication project.
Experiences
  • Search for the northern lights in Fairbanks’ star-filled sky.
  • Hop in a sled and experience dog mushing like a local.
  • Visit Musk Ox Farm and learn about the sustainable domestication project.

Itinerary

Location: Anchorage

Your journey starts in Anchorage, a city on the edge of the snowcapped Chugach Mountains and 60 sparkling glaciers. This is your gateway to wilderness and adventure.

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Location: Anchorage, 26 Glacier Cruise, Anchorage

Head to Whittier and embark on an incomparable glacier cruise of Prince William Sound, narrated by an expert guide. Blue skies collide with stark white glaciers, and playful otters dip in and out of the calm waters. Embrace the sheer magnitude of Alaska’s natural beauty as you venture through a geological wonderland. In the evening, gather with new friends for a welcome dinner in a local restaurant.

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Location: Anchorage, Palmer, Talkeetna

Take a step into the past when you visit Musk Ox Farm. Learn about the Musk Ox project – a sustainable domestication effort that has worked to preserve, protect, and increase awareness for these wooly creatures since 1954. Continue on to Talkeetna as Denali, North America’s tallest mountain, looms large over the landscape. Perhaps you will take an optional flightseeing tour and experience a breathtaking perspective of Denali. Check into the iconic Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, perched on a ridge offering unforgettable views of Denali. Tonight, enjoy dinner and beer at one of Alaska’s most popular micro-brewers – the Denali Brewing Company.

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Accommodation Name: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

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Location: Talkeetna, Alaska Railroad Fairbanks Depot, Fairbanks

Begin your day with a lecture on the down-to-earth Alaskan lifestyle before hopping on Alaska Railroad’s Aurora Winter Train for a full-day journey to Fairbanks. Sit back and relax as you are whisked away, through snow-covered mountains and striking valleys. Have your cameras ready – the train conductor will point out wildlife as you pass by. Dinner is included in the train’s dining car. This evening you arrive in Fairbanks, your home for the next three nights and one of the best places in Alaska to see the northern lights.

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Location: Fairbanks

Feel the brisk air and discover Fairbanks, the perfect juxtaposition of nature and civilization. Look into the past at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses from times gone by. Hop in a car yourself, throw on some flapper accessories, and pose for a perfect souvenir snapshot. In the afternoon, embrace the Iditarod spirit and try your hand at dog mushing, stepping into a sled with an expert guide and gliding over the snow with your very own pack of sled dogs. Late this evening, chase the legendary northern lights, considered to be one of the most amazing natural spectacles in the world. Walk out in the snow under an unspoiled bed of stars and search for the shimmering hues of purple and green.

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Location: Fairbanks

Enjoy a full day at leisure in the city of Fairbanks. Take this opportunity to relax or flex your sense of adventure with optional excursions: consider flightseeing to the Arctic Circle. Toast to your Alaskan adventure at a farewell dinner in a local restaurant. Later in the evening, enjoy a final chance to spot the northern lights.

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Location: Fairbanks

Enjoy a relaxing morning before heading to the Museum of the North, the University of Alaska’s collection featuring 2.2 million years of biodiversity and thousands of years of human history. The remainder of your day is at leisure. Because many flights from Fairbanks do not depart until the evening, your room has been extended for your use until it is time to transfer to the airport.

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What's Included

Included
  • Accommodation
  • Drinks with Meals
    (non-alcoholic)
  • Train Tickets
    (if train occurs once tour starts and before tour ends – i.e. not airport transfers)
  • Meals – Half Board
  • Fully Guided

Not Included
  • Airport Transfers at Destination
  • Country Entry Visas
  • Tipping and Gratuities

FAQ

No, unless you purchase and land and air package from Collette.
No, the fees associated with required Visa’s are an additional expense.
We can accommodate children as young as 5 years old, provided they are traveling / rooming with a parent or legal guardian.
Effective immediately and until further notice, all guests will be required to bring one of the following: proof of vaccination (official vaccination certificate in paper or electronic form), proof of recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result (FDA Approved diagnostic) for a test performed 72-hours or less from the start date of the tour with you on tour to verify information you will be pro
Yes, our Customer Care center would be happy to help.
That will vary by country of residence and country destination.
Primarily, yes. All of the coaches used must meet rigourous safety and cleanliness standards.
Yes. Baggage is limited to 1 checked bag and 1 carry per person.
Absolutley. Out tours are crafted with that in mind – striking a balance between included experiences and time to explore on your own.
Varies by tour, but typically thjey are 4* / 4*+, and an occaissional 5*
Igratuities for included meals and accommodation housekeeping are included. It is customary to tip you Tour Manager and driver at the end of the tour.
Yes, you will receive full information within the weeks leading up to your departure.
Yes, most likely. Our tours draw travelers from the United States, Canada and Australia, predominatly.
Yes, an experienced Tour Manager, with the passion for travel, discovery and the destination - will guide you through your journey from start to finish,

Dates

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double and One Child View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double and One Child View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double and One Child View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Single View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Single View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Single View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Triple View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Triple View live deal
12-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Triple View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double and One Child View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double and One Child View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Double and One Child View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Single View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Single View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Single View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Triple View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Triple View live deal
14-Mar-2022
6 Nights
Triple View live deal

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tour details

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Start:USA
Finish:USA
Duration:6 Nights
Group size:10 - 24
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 3
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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