Northern Lights Tour With The Old Farmer’s Almanac

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In February 2017, see the Northern Lights With The Old Farmer’s Almanac—back by popular demand!

Join us on our FOURTH annual trip to Alaska to see the aurora borealis from February 26 to March 3, 2017. Led by the Almanac’s astronomy editor, Bob Berman, this 6-day, 5-night adventure promises to be the trip of a lifetime. Few know the night sky better than the trusty Almanac, your “calendar of the heavens.”

Space is limited! For itinerary, pricing, and reservations, visit Northern Lights Tour 2017.

Northern Lights Trip Highlights

By night, behold the blazing and magical curtains of light. By day, tour Alaska!

  • accommodations, most meals
  • luxury bus transport in Alaska
  • Museum of the North, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • World Ice Art Championships
  • dog sledding
  • hot springs pool
  • astronomy lectures
  • photography tutorial
  • optional train tour
  • and much, more more!

Northern Lights Pictures

A trip of a lifetime“ is the report from our last incredibly successful tour!

Enjoy photos from our past Northern Lights trips:

Dog sledding


World-class ice sculpture championships


Beautiful scenes (Denali, aka Mount McKinley)


Alaskan Culture (Museum of the North)


And, of course, the main event—the Northern Lights!!


VIDEO: Click below to watch a video of last year’s successful trip!

BLOG: Get a first-hand account of the experience!  Read “Lights of a Lifetime: The Old Farmer’s Almanac Northern Lights Tour.

Doesn’t this look fabulous?  Take a look at the itinerary, costs, and more information: Northern Lights Tour 2017.

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Family trip

How many people would I need to have a trip planned for just my family? I have 16 in my immediate family(me and my wife, three children, and eight grand kids. Michael Davis

Northern Lights Trip

Hi Michael, Our Almanac trip coordinator (Angali) has emailed you directly about this!  

We would be delighted to plan a personalized and private tour for your family. Some of the hotels and activities that we include in our tour do sell out a couple months in advance. we will check availability once you provide the dates you would like to travel. Or, if you are interested in planning this for 2018, all dates should be available.  

We also need to know what activities you were hoping to include on your trip. We have emailed you the itinerary so that you can let us know which activities you would like to include. If there is something you want to add that we do not have on our general tour itinerary, please let Anjali know and we can look into adding it for you.

Please do not hesitate to Anjali with any questions or to discuss your trip plans in more detail. Her is her email:

February trip 2017

I wish I was fortunate enough to afford a once in a lifetime trip and memory maker as Beautiful and unforgettable as this would be. HOWEVER, thank you for sharing all the wonderful pics and videos you do show.

Single occupancy

I see the cost of the trip but unsure what is the single supplement? Is this in addition to the 2349 price?

Hi Tammie,

Hi Tammie,
The tour price of 2,349 is for double occupancy, where the cost of the hotel rooms on the tour is shared by two people. The single's supplement is for those who wish to room as a single occupant, and is an adjustment for one person paying the full price of the hotel rooms. The single’s supplement of $489 is in addition to the base tour price of $2,349.
For guests who are traveling as a single and are open to sharing rooms with another single traveler of the same gender, we are often able to match single travelers to share rooms on the tour and thus waive the single’s supplement for them.
If you have more questions on this topic, please feel free to contact us 727-330-7738, or e-mail at Info@SpecialInterestTours.coom

What is the cost of trip?

What is the cost of trip? Where do you meet those going?

Hi Julie,

Hi Julie,
The tour price is $2,349, double occupancy.
We greet guests at the Fairbanks International Airport upon their arrival.

Northern lights in March 2016

Thinking of joining the trip. Is there a person I can talk to personally?

Hi, Jennifer, Yes, you can

Hi, Jennifer, Yes, you can contact Anjali directly at: or try the office number at (727)-330-7738.

This trip coincides with the

This trip coincides with the Iditarod Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome! Exciting!!

09/11/2015 Please send out


Please send out reminders for this Northern Lights Tour. I'd love to see this but not sure I can do it or not yet. If you send out a reminder in say, January, it might be a better time and closer to the occasion. Thank you.

Liz Howell

Your links aren't working

Your links aren't working about your Northern Lights information :-(

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