Alaska Northern Lights Adventure (Fall)

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      Oct 25 - Nov 2, 2024
      Group size: 1 - 25
      Alaska Northern Lights Adventure (Fall)

      1000 Treks
      • Email address verified
      6 reviews

      Oct 25 - Nov 2, 2024
      Group size: 1 - 25

      About this trip

      We are going to start this with our video from the last time we went to see the Northern Lights: 

      Yup! That was US! 1000 Treks has a perfect record of seeing the Northern Lights. Every time we have gone, we have seen them. Sometimes every night. Why? Because we do it right. We go to the right locations, at the right time of year, at the right time of the month. And we always do it in a truly wondrous way with an amazing adventure.

      Due to its location in the Aurora Oval, and clear weather conditions (very important), Fairbanks, Alaska is considered by many to be the single best place on the entire planet to see the Northern Lights. 2024 will be a year of high solar activity (close to solar maximum), and we picked our dates (October/beginning of November) so that we are most likely to have clear skies. To top it off, we'll be there during New Moon, when the sky is at its darkest, providing the best shows. We are all-but-guaranteed not only to see the Northern Lights several times, but also to have incredible spectacles.  

      As if that wasn't enough, we will do that as part of an action-packed, exhilarating and unique itinerary. This time we are doing our trip during fall in Alaska when it is not as cold. This will allow for different activities, and different experiences. 


      - Go on SEVEN Northern Lights outings to comfortable locations with cabins or yurts for us to keep warm while seeing the Aurora.

      - Ride the Trans Alaska Railroad through the Alaskan wilderness. One of the most beautiful train rides in the world.

      - Go to Chena Hot Springs, a hot spring resort in the middle of the snow.

      - Optional activities such as:

                    - Visiting the Aurora Ice Museum, which was once the original Aurora Ice Hotel.

                    - Dog sledding.

                    - Riding a snow mobile.

                    - Snowshoeing in the Alaskan wilderness

                    - Cross-country skiing in the Alaskan wilderness

                    - Visiting Running Reindeer Ranch and interacting with reindeer (you will get your own picture with a reindeer just in time for sending Christmas cards!)

      What’s included

      • Accommodations
        All the hotel stays at double-occupancy (please see OCCUPANCY below).
      • Meals
        Breakfast at all hotels, except Chena Hot Spings
      • Tour Transportation
        Entrance to all activities, tours, & locations listed in the itinerary unless otherwise listed as optional.

      What’s not included

      • Flights
        Flights to and from Alaska
      • Optional Activities
        Any activity listed as optional or not specifically listed as included in the itinerary.
      • Travel Insurance
        Required at the latest 7 days before the beginning of the trip.
      • Tips
        Gratuities to guides, drivers, staff, etc.
      • Rentals
        Any potential rentals outside of included activities.
      • Souvenirs & Extras
        Souvenirs or anything you would like to purchase.

      Available Packages


      Double-Occupancy Room

      You will be paired up with someone of the same gender as a roommate, unless you have someone that you are already coming with.  

      The last people to RSVP and pay the deposit MAY have to be put in triple-occupancy rooms (if we end up with an odd number of men or women).   

      Deposit: $600

      You will have your own room throughout the trip.  Predominantly 3-star accommodations with a couple 4-stars. Subject to availability.  

      Deposit: $600




      - A deposit of 500.00 (non-refundable, but movable) starts your reservation. Once you make your deposit, you will need to sign our contract within 72 hours to guarantee your spot. You can read the contract in advance HERE.


      - You will have until August 25, 2024 (three months before the trip) to finish making your payment. You can make payments in any way you prefer, so long as you are fully paid by August 25, 2024.


      - Your deposit is movable. That means, if you need to cancel your participation in the trip for any reason before August 25, 2024,  you may request a credit for 100% of your deposit that can be applied to any 1000 Treks Trip which departs within one year of the departing date of the original trip.


      - Uplift Financing available. Low-interest travel financing with low APR, no pre-payment penalty, and no effect on credit. 



      Flights are NOT included unless otherwise noted.


      Flight Guidelines


      Arrival: Arrive in Anchorage  on Friday, October 25 at any time. You may arrive on the 24 if you would like, and we can arrange an extra night at the hotel.

      Departure: Leave Fairbanks on Saturdays, November 2 at any time. Check-out from the hotel is at 10:00AM.





      - Trip Physical Level: 2 (with optional level 3 activities)

      - All trips are governed by our comprehensive contract. You should familiarize yourself with it prior to signing up for any of our trips. You can access it by clicking HERE or visiting A link to the contract can also be found at the bottom of all our web pages under CONTRACT

      - Travel insurance is required. You will need to provide a copy of your insurance policy to 1000 Leagues Travel at the latest seven (7) days after your final payment for the trip. 

      - Because of the adventurous nature of our trips, from time to time, we need to make changes to the itinerary, schedule, accommodations, amenities and mode of transportation. Those changes are rare, but do happen from time to time. Whenever they happen, we will do our best to maintain the integrity of the trip.

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