Keukenhof Gardens (tulips)
Anne Frank House
The Hauge tour including the Madurodam
Royal Delft Museum
Amsterdam City Tour
Het Loo Palace
Kinderdijk molens - Scheprad
Enkhuizen Village Tour
Round-trip non-stop airfare on Delta Airlines from Salt Lake City (or other select U.S. cities)
Transportation including optional e-bikes
per person based on double occupancy
+$849 for single occupancy
You must be able to walk with no problems; trip is not wheelchair accessible
You will have free time if you do not choose to do the two - 2 or 3 hour bike rides
$500 trip deposit per traveler (pay below)
Final payment due 115 days before departure and must be made by check
Trip deposit and final payments are non-refundable once paid
Your Host: Camille Ostler
Board an overnight nonstop flight on Delta to Amsterdam from SLC!
Arrive in Amsterdam, a city with more bicycles than permanent residents, and enjoy a panoramic sightseeing of the city including the Rijksmuseum (entrance included), The National Monument, and the Royal Palace. Next up is the Anne Frank House! And finally, enjoy an alternative view of the city on a canal cruise before dinner.
See all of Amsterdam with the luxury of an electric bike! This private tour will take you to the most amazing parks, pass through all the neighbourhoods of the city, and include two boat rides to the north of Amsterdam and back!
During this private bike tour through Amsterdam, you will enjoy an extremely beautiful ride on an electric bike through Amsterdam’s most amazing parks, bike through Museum Square, see the Art Street of Amsterdam, the most expensive shopping street, dikes & polderviews, previous ghetto & the famous Gay Street! You will pass by the Royal Zoo Artis, and maybe you will be lucky to see some elephants! This private tour also includes two boat rides to the north of Amsterdam and back. Feel the comfort of the electric bikes, and see all of Amsterdam that makes this city unique in one tour! This tour is THE thing to book when you want to get a full overview of what the city of Amsterdam has to offer!
Next up is Zaanse Schans which is a residential area in which the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to life. Despite the fact that visitors from all over the world visit this neighborhood every day, it is good to know that people still live here. Keep this in mind during your visit. Stroll past the bakery museum and enjoy the smell of fresh cookies, or take a look at the warehouse where clogs are made. You should be sure not to miss the cheese factory, pewter foundry and the various windmills. The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops. (B)
Today is Tulip Day! Tulips from Holland are world famous. If you want to see the Dutch tulip fields in bloom, you are traveling at the right time! This is the same period in which the biggest flower park in the world, Keukenhof, opens its doors. Keukenhof is a park where more than 7 million flower bulbs are planted every year. Gardens and four pavilions show a fantastic collection of: tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, orchids, roses, carnations, irises, lilies and many other flowers. You will be overwhelmed by a spectacle of colors and perfumes.
This afternoon, we visit The Hague which is the only big city with a beach directly on the North Sea coast. The city boasts many monuments, chic hotels, and a political heart. The government of Holland is run from the historic Binnenhof and the King’s office palace can be found on the Noordeinde. You can visit beautiful art museums and a day of high-end shopping. The tram will convey you from the city center to Scheveningen and Kijkduin in just twenty minutes, where you can enjoy the sun, beach and sea. (B)
This morning we visit the Royal Delft Museum - home of the Delft Blue Pottery. Paintbrushes carefully touch the white earthenware, whilst elsewhere clay is poured into handmade moulds. In this pottery, craftsmen have been creating iconic Delft Blue for almost 400 years. Discover the history, craftsmanship and innovation of this royal museum during your visit.The group will again split up into a coach tour or an e-bike tour depending on your preference. This 2.5-hour guided bike tour (or tour by coach) will take you through old, new and redeveloped parts of the harbour. We hop on our bikes, to ride off to one of the biggest harbors in the port of Rotterdam. You will explore the historic Old harbour and beautiful Veerhaven and go to the South side of the Meuse river in the direction to the Waalhaven. This harbour is not only used for the transshipment of thousands of containers, but also many bulk cargo ships dock here to off and on load. Especially during weekdays this Rotterdam harbour is very active and there is much to see and explore.The Harbour cycle tour is a very diverse, informative and active tour where you will really experience the development of the harbour from up close.(B)
This morning, we head to The Overwaard Museum Mill which is one of the most unique mills in the world. On board the tour boat, the guide will tell you all about this ingenious eighteenth-century building. The technique of the mill and the millmaker’s craftsmanship are central in both the Overwaard Museum Mill as well as the adjacent education shed. Here you go into depth. The thatched mill from 1740 does not have one paddle wheel, like all other Kinderdijk mills, but two! During the cruise, our guide will tell you all about the unique character of the fourth windmill of the Overwaard. At the yard, the company is awaited by one of our millers. See for yourself the impressive interior. The mill-maker’s craft is central to the education shed, depicted by a special collection of tools.This afternoon, we head to Het Loo Palace. Stadtholder William III had Het Loo Palace built on the Royal Estate Het Loo as early as 1685. It served as the royal family’s summer residence for a long time, but has been converted into a magnificent museum since 1984. The palace’s decorations alone are worth a visit, and the gardens are absolutely stunning.(B)
Today you visit two beautiful towns in the Netherlands. The picturesque little town of Enkhuizen in the province of North Holland invites thousands of tourists all year round. Many people love Enkhuizen for its numerous historic buildings and monuments, while others love it for its harbor and the perfect water sports opportunities. Enjoy the late afternoon and evening to yourself in Amsterdam. (B)
Depart and arrive in Salt Lake City. Thanks for traveling with us! (B)