Explore Netherlands (price upon enquiry)
The Netherlands is a beautiful country with many famous attractions. Explore old windmills, picturesque canals, great museums, historic castles, and colorful gardens.
With Amsterdam as our base, you’ll visit several different regions of the Netherlands as well as the city of Bruges in Belgium’s Flemish region. See authentic local handicrafts, and enjoy local cheese and cuisine on this memorable journey.
7 Days, 6 Nights: Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Marken Island, Giethoorn, Afsluitdijk, Bruges, Rotterdam, Delft, Hague
ⓘ Fixed Date Group Tour Includes hotels, daily breakfast, tour guide, driver and admission fees
ⓘ Airfare is not included in the price that is listed
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6 Night Accommodation
DAY 1: ARRIVE AMSTERDAM
Arrive at Amsterdam Airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.
[6 Nights in Amsterdam. Meals: None]
DAY 2: AMSTERDAM HOP ON HOP OFF BUS TOUR
Explore Amsterdam’s top attractions using the Hop On Hop Off Bus.
Discover the best of Amsterdam on an exciting hop-on and hop-off tour.
Enjoy a 1-hour canal cruise.
DAY 3: ZAANSE SCHANS, VOLENDAM, AND MARKEN DAY TRIP
Today’s Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Marken Day Trip showcases three charming villages in the Netherlands and offers a glimpse into the traditional Dutch culture and lifestyle. Encounter the famous windmills and learn about traditional Dutch crafts. Discover the historic village of Zaanse Schans that showcases the industrial heritage of the Netherlands. You can see the iconic windmills used for sawing wood, grinding spices, and producing oil. Explore the charming fishing village of Volendam. Taste traditionally-made Dutch cheese and admire the colorful wooden houses and boats. Stop at the island community of Marken to explore the narrow streets and alleys, and visit the wooden clog workshop.
DAY 4: GIETHOORN & ENCLOSING DIKE DAY TRIP WITH BOAT TOUR
Today’s guided excursion is the Giethoorn & Enclosing Dike Day Trip with Boat Tour. You will pass by the typical landscape of Netherlands. Visit the picturesque town of Giethoorn (Venice of the North), a car-free village. Take a boat tour to cruise past the restored historic farmhouses with centuries-old thatched roofs. See picturesque canals and wooden bridges.
On the way back to Amsterdam, stop at the Enclosing Dike (Afsluitdijk) which is a massive dam (20 miles long) that separates IJsselmeer lake from the North Sea.
DAY 4: BRUGES FULL-DAY TOUR
A day tour to the city of Bruges (a UNESCO World Heritage site) which is one the most well-preserved medieval towns in Belgium’s Flemish region. Admire the picturesque Dutch and Belgian countryside during your trip. Learn about the rich history and culture of Bruges from your guide. Enjoy plenty of free time to explore the churches, canals, and shops of Bruges on your own. Don’t forget to sample some famous Belgian beer and chocolate.
DAY 5: THE HAGUE, DELFT AND ROTTERDAM EXCUSION
Visit three of the Netherlands’ most interesting cities (Rotterdam, Delft, and the Hague) today on a guided tour. Visit both historical and modern attractions, and market halls as well.
Rotterdam: This is a modern and dynamic city that is known for its architecture and commercial harbor
Delft: This is historic town is famous for its blue pottery and its connection to the Dutch royal family.
Hague: This is the seat of the Dutch government and the residence of the royal family. You can marvel at the government buildings such as the Binnenhof, the Peace Palace, and the International Court of Justice.
DAY 7: END OF TOUR
After breakfast, transfer to Schipol Airport (AMS) for your flight home to the USA or Canada.
*Hotel check-out time is generally around 11 am. If your flight departs in the evening or past midnight, we suggest you consider adding a post-tour hotel night during booking, to be comfortable and well rested before your flight home.