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North to Alaska Adventure HOP – SOLD OUT. WAIT LIST CLOSED
Aurora Borealis aka Norther Lights

March 13 - March 19

Location: Fairbanks, Alaska

The Northern Lights are on most people’s bucket list and the best way to see these magical dancing lights is to be there in person.

March is the best time to see the lights when less daylight leads to darker night skies.

Join your fellow Escapees and travel to Alaska to see the Aurora Borealis, better known as the Northern Lights.

Flying into Fairbanks, Alaska, this is a 6-night, 7-day journey in Alaska which includes tours with expert guides.

Ice Bar
Ice Museum

Bring your camera for those breathtaking pictures of the Northern Lights!

Superb locations and unforgettable experiences await you on this North to Alaska HOP land package.

Return home with fond memories of unique and exciting activities during your Northern Lights experience!

Dog Sledding

Rain or Shine - Registration includes:

  • 6 nights – Lodge stays – in a beautiful snow-covered country setting.
  • 7 days
  • 6 hearty homemade breakfasts
  • Accommodations to/from airport
  • Sightseeing/transportation by motorcoach to the tours
  • Admissions to all the tours
  • Visit an Ice Sculpture museum – notice the delicate artwork in the ice sculptures. 
  • Sip an appletini in an ice-carved glass, at the ice bar, on ice seats. (Apple martini not included in tour price)
  • Enjoy a Dogsledding excursion through the snow-covered forest and learn about mushing and the dogs.
  • See, meet, and learn about Reindeer.  
  • Visit the Museum of the North
  • Tour Fairbanks and visit different sites in town.
  • Visit the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
  • Learn about the sport of Curling. Curling is more than what you would expect!
  • Learn about the different seasons in Alaska.
  • Learn about native art, dance and music.
  • Try your skills at snowshoeing!
  • Soak in a hot spring while surrounded by snow.
  • Every night – weather permitting – see the Northern Lights!
  • On the way back to the lodge from the tours, watch for moose!
  • In the mornings, watch for Eagles!
  • Do not worry about falling asleep and missing the Northern Lights. Our guide will wake us during the night. We will not miss anything!
  • Transportation to/from lunch and dinners in town 
  • Explore the hiking trails from the lodge.
  • Souvenir HOP name badge
  • HOP Hosts
  • And much more……

Schedule subject to change without notice.  Rain or shine.  This HOP includes considerable walking, often on uneven ground.

Pricing, Deposit and Insurance

Pricing only for land, lodge and tour bookings.

For more information, email  registration@escapees.com

Due at registration: 
$500.00 per person Plus, insurance, if purchased, is required at this time. 

Final Payment: January 3, 2022

To register for this HOP, contact:

The HOP Department

 936-755-1060

Or, email registration@escapees.com

Payment options: Pay half of the fee upon registration and the balance is due 60 days before the event. Ask the HOP department about this payment option.

After registering – confirmation email

You will receive a confirmation email with all the dates, activities and important information about this HOP.

Please, make sure Escapees has your current email address on file. If you do not receive it, please check your spam files, or email us at: registration@escapees.com.

Air Flights into / out of Fairbanks, Alaska

• By booking your flight independently, it will save you money.
• Once booked, you must let Escapees know your flight name, number, time and date of departure, and arrival information. This is important so we can add you to the tour list and your complimentary transfers.
• Please arrive in Fairbanks on March 13, 2022, between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. You must let Escapees know your flight information for your complimentary transfers and tours.
• If you arrive early or stay later, you can board a complimentary shuttle from the hotel to the airport.
• You may consider flying into Fairbanks on March 12, 2022, to help eliminate any delays by air travel. After all, you will not want to miss the tours if your plane arrives late.
• Your HOP hosts will arrive in Fairbanks on March 12, 2022.
• When you register for this HOP, you will receive important information needed for your visit.
• On March 19, 2022, make your arrangements to fly back to the U.S. after 11:00 a.m., as you will not want to miss breakfast on the last day!

Trip cancellation and interruption Insurance

We highly suggest that you protect your investment on this HOP by purchasing trip insurance.

If you or a family member has a pre-existing medical condition, you might consider purchasing cancellation insurance as well. This insurance can also help with covering other unexpected emergencies while on the trip.

You can get more information about this insurance, such as pricing and coverage, by calling the Escapees Travel Agency, at 855-757-8881, or email them at: eta@escapees.com. Travel insurance must be purchased within 10 business days, once the HOP is purchased.

Land Cancellation Penalties

*All land tour cancellations must be advised in writing no later than Monday, January 3, 2022.
Note: This will not include any air charges, travel insurance, single rooms supplement and/or extra pre-or post-night options.

Travel Insurance

We highly suggest you protect your investment on this HOP by purchasing trip insurance. 

If you or a family member has a pre-existing medical condition, consider purchasing trip cancellation or interruption insurance. Insurance can also help with covering unexpected illnesses or emergencies while on the trip.

To learn more about or purchase Travel insurance, click  below.

By registering for this event, you are agreeing to the following:

  • As an attendee, you assume all risk and danger relating to your personal property, RV, and attendance at the event, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the event. In the event of loss or theft, no claim will be made upon Escapees, its volunteers, employees or agents.
  • Volunteers may be directing and assisting you in your parking areas. However, it is the driver of the vehicle who is ultimately responsible for avoiding obstacles or dangerous situations and is solely responsible for any damage to one’s property or the property of others.
  • As an attendee at this event, you are granting your permission to be filmed, videotaped, audiotaped or photographed, and granting to Escapees RV Club the full use of any such recordings or images without compensation.
  • By registering, you will also receive occasional email notifications of future HOPs; however, you can opt-out of these notifications at any time.
  • In addition to the above, you will be required during registration to agree that you will help provide a safe environment for everyone by complying with our health and safety rules, and to release Escapees from liability should you become ill during the event.
  • By purchasing a ticket for this event, you are agreeing to all of the above including the Escapees Covid Policy

COVID Policy

NOTE: The below are for U.S. Land HOPs only

If you travel with Escapees HOPs on cruises or special adventure HOPs, we will supply the covid tour guidelines. If the covid policy changes, you will be notified.

The updated COVID Policy is as follows:
Attendees who have had COVID-19 within 5 days before attending the event are unfortunately not eligible to attend.
Registered attendees may receive a full refund of their registration fee by emailing a dated copy of a positive test result to the appropriate event host or registrations@escapees.com.
All attendees will be required to sign an Escapees Events Liability Waiver at the time of check-in.
For more information you can go to https://escapees.com/coronavirus

Recommended but Not Required

  • We highly recommend all attendees be fully vaccinated and up to date with boosters.
  • We highly recommend that attendees test for COVID-19 prior and during the event to reduce the unintentional spread of COVID-19.
  • We highly recommend attendees wear masks any time they are indoors or are in close proximity to others.
  • We highly recommend that attendees sanitize or wash their hands on a regular basis
  • We highly recommend that attendees resist hugging (even though we terribly miss those hugs!) and bump elbows or fists versus shaking hands.

More Information

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See you at the HOP!

Lisa Koca 
HOP Director
936-755-1060

escapees.com/hops

For Cruise HOPs, call:
 
Escapees Travel Agency 855-757-8881 (Toll Free)

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Details

Start:
March 13
End:
March 19
Event Category:
Website:
https://escapees.com/community/head-out-program-hops/

Organizer

Lisa Koca
Phone:
936-755-1060
Email:
registration@escapees.com
View Organizer Website

Venue

Fairbanks, Alaska
99701 United States + Google Map

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