Alaskan Northern Lights Tour

Alaskan Northern Lights Tour — The Experience:

Few sights in the natural world rival the aurora borealis. Seeing the green-hued sky is on the bucket list of many, and on this journey, you may find out why. Perfectly situated beneath the auroral oval, you’ll be staying at Chena Hot Springs, an area with high solar activity. This unique and comfortable accommodation offers some of the most luxurious sky-viewing around. You can expect transport via a caterpillar-track all-terrain vehicle and even heated yurts with hot chocolates to keep you warm during the display! On your Alaskan Northern Lights tour, you’ll also be visiting the Ice Art Championships. An unrivaled ice-sculpting competition, you’ll have time to marvel at the glistening sculptures and craftspeople at work. Other highlights include; guided snowmobile tours, ice skating, dog sled rides, and visits to the ice bar! This adventure delivers the best chance of seeing the aurora, and you’ll be delivered unforgettable memories with or without them.

An Alaskan Northern Lights Tour With Entrée Destinations:

On an Alaskan Northern Lights Tour with Entrée Destinations the journey is the real star of the show. Featuring authentic activities galore, we create trips that wow, no matter the weather. Our experiences are crafted from the ground up to your personal preferences. Are you interested in seeing the famous Iditarod Trail? We know a winter lodge that’s just a stone’s-throw away. Got a passion for heli-skiing? We can make the call. With our intimate knowledge and first-class service, who knows what you might experience? Our itineraries are a taster of what is possible. Additionally, with 24/7 travel support, we are always by your side. Download the full trip to find out more.

*Note: The World Ice Art Championships are held during the first three weeks of March, annually.

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The Route

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The Entrée Difference

Safety: Your safety is our top priority. We handpick our transportation providers, guides and suppliers to meet the highest safety standards in the industry.

Buyer Protection: Entrée Destinations is licensed as a provider of travel services and our guests are protected by the travel assurance fund administered by the BC Consumer Protection Agency.

24/7 Support: We’re behind the scenes, monitoring every leg of your trip. You will have one dedicated point of contact throughout your journey, available for everything from dinner reservations to last-minute itinerary changes.

Love & Care: Thoughtfulness and care are in our DNA. We plan and operate our trips as if they were for our own families. We’re here to serve you.

The Itinerary

Alaska Nothern Lights Tour: The Experience of a Lifetime

Viewing the Aurora Borealis is on the bucket list of many with good reason! Alaska is one of the best places in the world to view the fabled Northern Lights due to its unique position beneath the Auroral Oval, the region that consistently has the most solar activity. Journeys here are best done from September to April, and our Northern Lights Tour via Fairbanks offers a sublime lights-based winter adventure. On this exploration, you’ll be staying at Chena Hot Springs Resort, a snow-clad haven deep in the Alaskan wilderness. This unique and comfortable accommodation offers some of the most inspiring lights-viewing in the world. Chena Hot Springs uses a caterpillar-track all-terrain vehicle to access the brow of Charlie Dome, a nearby hill, for access to the best lookout in the region. Here, you can enjoy hot beverages and the use of a heated yurt so that you can stay warm while enjoying one of the most divine sights in the world. Don’t forget to set your camera to a slow shutter-speed, views like these photograph spectacularly. At the resort, there’s plenty of winter activities to enjoy. One of the highlights is meeting some of the furrier residents at a kennel tour, or alternatively, for an authentically Alaskan experience, take a dog sled ride through the backcountry! Alternatively, you may visit the Ice Art Championships, an unrivaled ice sculpting competition. Other highlights include guided snowmobile tours, ice skating, and visits to the resort’s very own ice bar! Alaska offers a pristine landscape begging to be explored. Viewing the Aurora is never completely guaranteed, but our Alaska Northern Lights Tour puts you in the best position to view a green-hued sky and offers a sublime journey along the way. At Entrée Destinations we craft journeys that are bespoke and unforgettable, our journeys are just a taster of what is possible.

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