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Aurora Viewing at Bettles Lodge

3 Days / 2 Nights
Fairbanks to Fairbanks
From USD$1,277 per person
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Departure dates

Departs from Fairbanks: Daily

Tour Codes:

  • BTL2STDW - 2 Night Package, Standard Room
  • BTL2JCIW - 2 Night Package, Jacuzzi Room

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE CHILD
Standard Room - with shared bathroom

01 Oct - 20 Dec, 2019 21 Dec, 2019 - 02 Jan, 2020 03 Jan - 09 Feb, 2020 10 Feb - 21 Mar, 2020 22 Mar - 14 Apr, 2020

$1,277
$1,618
$1,277
$1,618
$1,277

$1,417
$1,730
$1,417
$1,730
$1,417

$773
$851
$773
$851
$773

Jacuzzi Room - with private bathroom

01 Oct - 20 Dec, 2019 21 Dec, 2019 - 02 Jan, 2020 03 Jan - 09 Feb, 2020 10 Feb - 21 Mar, 2020 22 Mar - 14 Apr, 2020

$1,450
$1,753
$1,450
$1,753
$1,450

$1,579
$1,865
$1,579
$1,865
$1,579

$773
$851
$773
$851
$773

Prices are per person and include all taxes.

Child age 12yrs & under

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Located directly under the Auroral Band, Bettles Lodge is one of the best places to see the Aurora Borealis in Alaska. It officially has the most clear weather days and the most cloud-free nights, which means on this 3-day tour you'll have a great chance of witnessing the majestic Lights dance across the sky.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Fairbanks to Bettles Lodge
Day 2
Bettles Lodge
Day 3
Bettles Lodge to Fairbanks

Day 1 Fairbanks - Bettles Lodge
Make your own way to the East Ramp of the Fairbanks Airport. Check-in is required about 1 hour prior to flight departure. The scheduled flights to Bettles are in the morning or midday, please check by calling Bettles Lodge the day prior to arrival. Depart Fairbanks on your scenic flight to Bettles Lodge (approximately 1 hour) over the Yukon River and above the Arctic Circle with experienced and knowledgeable Alaskan pilots. The Bettles Lodge staff will greet you at the airplane to take your luggage and show you to the lodge for check in. Once checked-in, you will be escorted by your knowledgeable guide, for a tour around the Village of Bettles. Bettles is isolated from the outside most of the year, with only an ice road two months in the winter. Find some peace away from cell phone service and the electronic world to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the wilderness. After dinner, guests can relax while waiting for the Aurora Borealis at the lodge or Aurora viewing cabin.

Day 2 Bettles Lodge
Today breakfast will be between 8.00-9.30am. After breakfast, enjoy a guided snow shoe excursion or a self-guided cross country ski around the lodge. Today lunch will be served between 12.00-2.00pm. In the evening, enjoy a bonfire out by the fire pit. Dinner will be served between 6.00-8.00pm. Guests will have time at leisure, to enjoy the Aurora Borealis.

Day 3 Bettles Lodge - Fairbanks
Today breakfast will be between 8.00-9.30am. You will depart the lodge on your scenic flight to Fairbanks. On your return flight, you will take the morning or afternoon flight and will return by approximately 1.00pm or 5.00pm. Please plan accordingly for your connecting flights in Fairbanks. As occasional extreme weather can delay flights, It is suggested that any tight connections are not made when returning through Fairbanks, as the occasional extreme weather can delay flights.

Package Includes:

  • Lodging in a Standard Room with shared bathroom or a Jacuzzi Room with private bath
  • Village Tour
  • Cross country skiing (ski boots, skis, and poles included)
  • Guided snow shoe excursions (snowshoes included)
  • Nightly Aurora Viewing in the Aurora Viewing Cabin (Transfers included)
  • Roundtrip airfare between Fairbanks and Bettles Lodge
  • Evening bonfires
  • Dry sauna
  • Arctic gear: Parkas, snow pants snow boots, mittens, face masks, and hats
  • 3 meals per day, starting with lunch or dinner on the first day and ending with breakfast or lunch on the last day, snacks, soft drinks

Not Included:

  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Hand and feet warmers can be purchased at the lodge
  • Optional activities available at additional cost: Alaskan husky sled dog ride, ice fishing, snowmobiling, flight seeing (flightseeing only available starting in February)

Standard Room - with shared bathroom

Bettles Lodge

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Jacuzzi Room - with private bathroom

Bettles Lodge

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