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11D8N Seattle + Alaska + Northern Light

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  • Tour Start :

    Seattle

  • Tour Start :

    Fairbanks

  • Seattle - Olympic National Park - Mt. Rainier National Park - Snoqualmie Falls - Leavenworth German Town - Fairbanks - Chena Hot Springs Aurora Viewing Tour

  • Daily Departure from :

    09 DEC 2018 - 04 JUN 2019 

  • Chinese English Guide Service

  • Tour Code :

     USSEA11-SRK9-FF

Highlights

  • Date with Aurora: Include 2 nights aurora viewing experience: waiting aurora in Chena Hot Spring Resort; waiting aurora in Aurora Viewing Bar or Clear Summit Aurora Viewing Lodge.
  • Extra Service: Professional photography guides let you get the best aurora pictures.
  • Explore Arctic: Have chance to cross the Arctic Circle, photograph at 66°33′N Arctic Circle Sign, chase the aurora at your own expense. 

Depart from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). 

We will offer free airport pick-up service during 9:00AM-10:00PM. Please wait for our tour guide at number 1 Baggage Claim area, and then guests will be taken to the hotel to catch a rest. Guests are able to arrange the rest of day by their own or join our optional Morning Tour or Night Tour. (*To arrange the tour, it requires at least 4 guests enrolled.)

  • Morning tour ($35/adult and $25/child) Flight arrivals before 12:00PM - Microsoft Corporate Headquarters – University of Washington
  • Night tour ($25/adult and $15/child) Flight arrivals before 6:00PM - Seattle Fisherman Wharf 、Kerry Park、Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room

Hotel: Red Lion / Quality Inn / Comfort Inn / Hampton Inn or equivalent

 

Start the journey:

  • Olympic National Park  (required; $35/adult and $25/child) - the park consists of four regions: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side.
  • When going back to Seattle, you can take the Bainbridge Island ferry to enjoy the breathtaking views of Seattle’s coastline. 

Hotel: Red Lion / Quality Inn / Comfort Inn / Hampton Inn or equivalent

Start the journey: 

  • Mt. Rainier National Park (required; $35/adult and $25/child) - is the tallest volcano of the Continental United States, the 5th tallest mountain of the entire US territory. We will go along the Wonderland Trail by stopping at 1-2 scenic spots. (According to the situation of the day). In the summer, we will lead you traverse the Volcano mountains. 

Hotel: Red Lion / Quality Inn / Comfort Inn / Hampton Inn or equivalent

Start the journey:

Snoqualmie Falls – Leavenworth German Town - You can see beautiful maple leaves in fall, and in winter, the town is adorned by white snow and holiday decorations. Lovely atmosphere can be found everywhere all year round. Enjoy shopping of delicate European souvenirs and taste the authentic German food and beer, or try on some traditional German costume clothes.

Hotel: Red Lion / Quality Inn / Comfort Inn / Hampton Inn or equivalent

Seattle is the largest city in both the State of Washington and Pacific Northwest region of North America and the fastest growing major city in the US.

  • Boeing factory ($25/adult and $15/child under 5-15y/o) - the largest aircraft manufacture in the world. At its factory you will learn the history of aircraft making and also see one of the only 4 Dream lifters in the world; there will be professional Boeing employee guiding you to see the assembling process of the Boeing 7-series.
  • Pike Place Market - holds about 200 commercial events every year, exhibits 190 kinds of handcrafts, includes 120 agriculture venders and plus street performers. Also where the first Starbucks store was founded.
  • Space Needle - Outside View
  • Chihuly Garden and Glass ($30/adult and $20/child) - is an exhibit in the Seattle Center showcasing the studio glass of Dale Chihuly. The project includes three primary components: The Garden, the Glasshouse, and the Interior Exhibits.
  • MoPOP ($28/adult and $19/child under 5-17y/o) -  is founded by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen and designed by Avant grade designer Frank Gehry, located at the foot of the Space Needle. Its colorful appearance is made up by 3000 pieces of metal means to present. In the end, we will visit the Pioneer Square (Pass by).
  • Sky View Observatory at Columbia Center ($23/adult and $17/child under 5-13y/o) - Take the elevator to the sightseeing floor and enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of downtown Seattle: the Ferris Wheel, Puget Sound, Space Needle, Microsoft, Mt. Rainier and more.

Check in at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Convention Center.

*Please book flights after 8:00PM at SEA airport

Fairbanks airport pick-up:
※ Airport shuttle
▪ 24/7 service for guests staying in Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks and SpringHill Suites by Marriot Fairbanks
▪ Please call hotel front desk (contact information listed below) after arrival for shuttle arrangement
※ Free pick-up with a mandarin guide:
▪ Limited to flights arriving between 16:00 and 17:30, and between 22:00 and 12:30 the next morning. Please meet at the “Alaska Tour” tour desk near baggage claim carousel #1
▪ Please provide updated flight information and a working cell phone number by calling/texting +1 (907) 310-6346 before boarding. Note that plans from many cellular carriers do not work in Alaska, please make sure the number you provided can receive texts or calls after landing, otherwise an alternative communication method should be established beforehand.
▪ Limited to one pick-up per guest
※ Taxi: estimated fare of $25-35 plus tips
※ Specially arranged pick-up: $100 per guest with a mandarin guide and $70 per guest with an English guide
※ Hotel contact information:
o Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks
Front desk: +1 (907)238-1100
Address: 400 Merhar Avenue, Fairbanks, AK 99701

o Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Convention Center
Front desk: +1 (907)456-7722
Address: 813 Noble St, Fairbanks, AK 99701

o SpringHill Suites by Marriot Fairbanks
Front desk: +1 (907)451-6552
Address: 575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

Depart from the hotel around 1:00 pm, enjoy Fairbanks city tour. Asian Lunch included.

  • The UAF Museum of The North - Explore Alaska Native cultures, natural wonders, and diverse wildlife, and experience 2,000 years of Alaska art. (You will take a tour of Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitor Center if UAF Museum of the North is closed. And get refund USD12 per person.)
  • Santa Claus House - It’s Christmas year-round in the North Pole. It has the world’s largest Santa statue. You can choose holiday gifts for your special friends, or you can mail a postcard to them. (You will take a tour of North Pole Village if Santa Clause House is closed.)
  • Chena Hot Springs Aurora Viewing - Depart from the hotel around 5:30 pm, enjoy the warmth of these natural Hot Springs in winter. Chance to visit the world’s only all-year around open Ice Museum ($15/person; 16/09/2018-10/04/2019) made of 1,000 tons of ice. You can order an apple martini that comes in an ice molded martini glass ($15/person; 16/09/2018-10/04/2019, at least 21 years old above). As daylight wanes, you can watch the northern lights while enjoying the hot springs! Back to Fairbanks hotel around 2:00 am the next morning. (Night two, fee is included.) (If you are not convenient to enjoy the hot springs due to physical sick, the tour guide will help to change your hot spring ticket to Ice Museum ticket which has the equal value.) 
  • You could enjoy a free morning before Fairbanks City Tour. Optional tour: 
    Dog Sled Tour (Autumm: $99/person; 16/09/2018-15/11/2018; Winter: $129/person; 16/11/2018-beginning/04/2019) (This tour would take approximately 2 hours, Pick-up and drop-off at the specified hotels) 
  • Depart at around 10:30 am from hotel, then an Alaskan resident Leslie, will take you experience dog sledding and introduce you the dog sledding culture. Leslie came to the Alaska from twenty years ago, started from 2 Alaskan Malamutes and has grown into 50 dogs and a dogsledding cultural exhibition center now. As the annual dog sled race in Alaska becomes so popular all over the world, Leslie opens a training ground for the sled dogs and trains young mushers. She also provides dog sled adventures for the tourists and the income is to prepare for various International dog sled races. She is honored very much by the local community for supporting young mushers and helping them raise funds. In Leslie’s dog sledding cultural exhibition center, it uses pictures, audios and physical objects to show visitors how an Alaskan native use the dog sled as a traditional commuting tool and its profound cultural traditions. You will also have a chance to play with the cute dogs.
  • In winter (approximately from November 16th to the beginning of April, the specific date will be adjusted according to the local weather and temperature) you will experience the thrill of the dog sledding over the snow for about 20 to 25 minutes. Two passengers will sit on one sled that is being pulled by a team of dogs. The leading dogs are responsible for the direction and the dog near the seat is the most powerful. You will be speeding on the trail through the forest, splashing snowflakes and have lots of fun.
  • In autumn when there is insufficient snowfall (approximately from September 16th to November 15th, the specific date will be adjusted according to the local weather and temperature), the musher will let the dog team pull a ATV instead of a sled for about 5 to 10 minutes. Usually the mommy dog will breed in early fall, so you may have chance to play and take pictures with the newborn puppy! Leslie will also take you to the kennel and explain the history, breeding and training of the dogsledding in Alaska. And you will have a chance to sled first-hand with the musher and enjoy the cooperation and the team work spirit of the sled dog team. 

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Convention Center.

You could enjoy a free day in Fairbanks. We especially recommend you Optional tours: Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive Adventure, Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive Adventure (Afternoon departure), Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive Adventure (Morning departure with Brooks Range Safari). You could choose only one of them to experience.

Arctic Circle Aurora Drive Adventure (Chinese-speaking tour guide) ($239/person; 16/09/2018-10/04/2019)

Thomas Arctic Bus:

➢ Alaska's 30 years of local operating experience, professional Arctic travel company services, with up to $10,000,000 commercial operating insurance.

➢ All commercial vehicles have Alaska local license plates and are operated by local reliable drivers who have rich experience of driving heavy vehicles on the Dalton Highway.

➢ Strict implementation of the D.O.T. professional driver driving electronic records of the US Department of Transportation.

➢ Thomas Arctic Bus has American school bus chassis, over weighted body and the shortest wheelbase to ensure safe commercial operation.

➢ Redesigned by a professional car manufacturer in the cold region of Edmonton.

- Canada 72-hour automatic independent heating and floor heating system.

- Capacious space with seat spacing and 120-degree tilt high back leather seats.

- Satellite phone, car satellite communication system CB Radio to ensure emergency rescue. 

- Anti-fog double glazing.

- Equipped with washroom.

➢ Along the Dalton Highway, Fairbanks-Arctic Circle Midpoint Yukon River Camp, there are rescue workers to provide more security.

➢ At exclusive Yukon River camp restaurant, you could taste "Polar braised beef noodles".

  • Ground tour north from Fairbanks in the personalized, comfortable coaches. Departure around 10:30 am. Back to hotel around 2:00 am next morning. o Dalton Highway––It is one of the most isolated roads in the United States. It directly parallels the pipeline. It begins at the Elliott Highway, north of Fairbanks, and ends at Deadhorse near the Arctic Ocean and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. It became a legend through the hit TV show “Ice Road Truckers” on the History Channel. More chances to see wildlife, such as caribou, arctic fox, wolf, moose etc.
  • Yukon River––Traverse the mighty Yukon River.
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline––View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline, one of the world’s longest continuous pipeline systems which more than 800-miles in length. It moves 500,000 barrels of crude oil a day.
  • Arctic Circle––Cross the Arctic Circle and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate.
  • Chance to chase Aurora on the way back to Fairbanks.

Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive Adventure (Afternoon departure, English-speaking tour guide) ($459/person with shoulder season; $499/person with peaak season)

Take a flight to Coldfoot at 1:00 pm. Depart from hotel around 11:30 am. See the endless beautiful tundra and bird-eye view of the vast Arctic Circle. The flight will take 1 hour to 1.5 hour.

  • Mail postcards to your family and friends in the northernmost post office in America or get your precious stamp in the National Park.
  • Ground tour south from Coldfoot to Fairbanks. Chance to chase Aurora on the way.
  • If the project is unable to travel due to weather conditions, the project fee will be refunded, then you will enjoy a free day.

Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive Adventure (Morning departure with Brooks Range Safari, English-speaking tour guide) ($539/person; 16/09/2018-10/04/2019)

Take a flight to Coldfoot at 9:00 am. Depart from hotel around 7:30 am. See the endless beautiful tundra and bird-eye view of the vast Arctic Circle. The flight will take 1 hour to 1.5 hour.

  • Mail postcards to your family and friends in the northernmost post office in America or get your precious stamp in the National Park.
  • Brooks Range Safari--Leave the Coldfoot, head north along the Dalton Highway, deep into the polar region and head towards the northernmost Brooks Mountains in North America. The Gate of Arctic National Park is on the west side of the Dalton Highway, the northernmost national park in the United States and one of the most difficult-to-reach national parks. This vast area is home to tens of thousands of caribou. As winter approaches, thousands of caribou will migrate southward in groups and come to food court hundreds of kilometers away. If fortunate enough, the tourists can witness the wonder of the world - the caribou migration. We will drive straight to the end of our trip - Sukakpak Mountain. "Sukakpak" is the Eskimo language, meaning "catching clips". It is also called the "magnet" by the residents of Wiseman Town. It is said that in the night when the Aurora is weak and when you can't see it even in Wiseman, the fascinating Northern Lights will still erupt above the Sukakpak Mountain. On your way back, you will come to Wiseman, the only village along the Dalton Road. The village was built in 1908, and the current resident population is only 14. The residents live a leisure life of self-sufficiency and by hunting and growing vegetables.
  • Ground tour south from Coldfoot to Fairbanks. Chance to chase Aurora on the way.
  • If the project is unable to travel due to weather conditions, you have two choices: First, the project fee will be refunded, then you will enjoy a free day. Second, the gap between the prices of “Arctic Circle Aurora Fly Drive Adventure (Morning departure with Brooks Range Safari) " and “Arctic Circle Aurora Drive Adventure" will be refunded, you will be scheduled to attend the “Arctic Circle Aurora Drive Adventure".

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Convention Center

You could enjoy a free day in Fairbanks. We especially recommend you Optional tours: Snow Machine Ride, Ice Fishing and Barbecue, Aurora Viewing Lodge. All of them could be arranged in the same day.
Snow Machine Ride (This tour would take approximately 2 hours, Pick-up and drop-off at the specified hotels) ($149/person; beginning/12/2018-end/03/2019)

  • An Alaskan resident Somkey will take you on your Alaska Snow Machine Tour! There is nothing like the thrill of driving the snow machine on your own. It is the fastest commuting tool on the snow, and its speed is comparable to a regular vehicle. The snow machine is different from the motorcycle because it is not driven by wheels but by the track rotation. Therefore, you will find the driving safer, more stable and easy to learn. You can ride it up to the hills, cross the obstacles and speed through the open field. You do not need any license to operate the snow machine! Come on and enjoy a scenic route with lots of fresh snow and experience the paradise on earth.
  • Please bring you winter gear such as waterproof suits, hat, gloves and warm boots to avoid frostbite.

Ice Fishing and Barbecue (This tour would take approximately 4 hours, Pick-up and drop-off at the specified hotels)  ($149/person; beginning/11/2018-end/03/2019)

  • All rivers are frozen in Alaska from the end of November to March next year. The depth of the ice is up to 2m. The fish are very hungry under the ice and can often be readily caught even by people with little fishing experience (LMAO) The fishing guide Don will guide you to catch the trout and salmon! The Fishing equipment, clothes, transportation from the hotel are included.
  • Fishing License - The tour guide will assist you to buy a fishing license ($25/person at your own expense) on the tour day.

Aurora Viewing Lodge (This tour would take approximately 4 hours, Pick-up and drop-off at the specified hotel) ($79/person; 16/09/2018-10/04/2019)

  • Take our shuttle to the selected aurora viewing lodge, Aurora Viewing Bar or Clear Summit Aurora Viewing Lodge, to experience the mysterious aurora at 10:00 pm. Back to the hotel at around 2:00 am next morning.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fairbanks or Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Convention Center

After breakfast at hotel, take the free hotel shuttle to the airport. 

Attention!
1. The order of the itinerary will be adjusted according to your departure date or other conditions, and the content of the itinerary will remain the same.
2. To avoid missing flight, please book a departure flight after 7:00 am on the last day.

Fairbanks airport drop-off:
※ Airport shuttle
▪ 24/7 service for guests staying in Holiday Inn Express & Suites and SpringHill Suites by Marriott
▪ Reservation required, preferably at least 12 hours before leaving the hotel
※ Taxi: estimated fare of $25-35 plus tips

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