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Northern Alaska Tour Company’s Polar Bear Expedition. 907-474-8600, northernalaska.com/polar-bear-expedition Since 1986, the Northern Alaska Tour Company has led clients throughout Alaska’s Arctic, taking visitors to remote local communities and showcasing some of the most unique landscapes and cultures in the world. Oneday polar bear tours require a minimum of four people, and if the minimum is not met, guests will receive a full refund. Lunch is included in the price of the tour, and the day starts around 8 a.m. and ends around 7 p.m. The polar bear expeditions operate for about a month, starting in late August or early September. Cost for 2017 is $1,799 per person; reservations required.