Explore Fairbanks: “Aurora Adventure and Arctic Dreams” Winter 

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March 10-15, 2019 * Fairbanks, Alaska

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Itinerary 

(subject to change)

Sunday, March 10th

Participants arrive in Fairbanks (airport p/u to hotel provided)

(Note: Direct flight from Seattle to Fairbanks are late night flights with both Delta and Alaska Airlines. Delta’s flight arrives at 9:46p.m., Alaska has four direct flights with arrival times of 4:49pm, 10:27pm, 12:40am, and 2:05am)

Monday, March 11th

  • Evening partner reception with Explore Fairbanks partners at the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
  • Dinner hosted by Explore Fairbanks
  • Late night aurora viewing (optional)

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Tuesday, March 12th

  • Late morning dog mushing tour
  • Afternoon/evening at Chena Hot Springs Resort
    • Ice Museum
    • Soaking in the natural hot springs
    • Sunset snow coach tour
    • Dinner at Chena Hot Springs Resort hosted by Explore Fairbanks
  • Late night aurora viewing (optional)

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Wednesday, March 13th

Choo choo! A day on the Alaska Railroad/Denali National Park

  • 8:30a.m. departure on the Alaska Railroad Aurora Train to Denali National Park/12:30p.m. arrival in Denali
  • Denali activities and tours
  • Dinner hosted by Explore Fairbanks
  • Evening tour of World Ice Art Championships
  • Late night aurora viewing (optional)

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Thursday, March 14th

Today we will divide the group up into two separate groups

Group A

  • Morning: Arctic Circle flightseeing adventure with Northern Alaska Tour Company
  • Afternoon: Ice fishing and snow machining tour (Fairbanks)

Group B

  • Morning: Ice fishing and snow machining tour (Fairbanks)
  • Afternoon: Arctic Circle flightseeing adventure with Northern Alaska Tour Company

Dinner on own

Friday, March 15th

Participants depart from Fairbanks, transportation provided to airport

(Delta flight to Seattle departs at 1:30am, Alaska flights depart at 1:30am, 6:15am, 5:45pm and 11:59pm)

Aurora Adventure – Whale Watching and Anchorage Extension

This FAM extension is open only to participants in the Aurora Adventure and Arctic Dreams FAM
Hosted by Major Marine Tours and Visit Anchorage

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This FAM is non-refundable unless canceled by ASTA.
All participants are bound by ASTA code of conduct and terms and conditions.

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