Bike / Barge Holland Tulip Tour from Amsterdam (4 days)
On this 4-day bike & barge holiday you will experience the highlights of Holland during springtime. On bike you arrive in the historical city of Haarlem, the next day the cycle tour crosses the blossoming bulb fields and ends in Leiden.
Included are excursions to Flower Park Keukenhof, Flower Auction Aalsmeer, a traditional windmill and a cheese farm.
The tour starts on Saturdays and Tuesdays in April and May. Stay aboard comfort barge with lower beds.
Route: Amsterdam > Haarlem > Leiden > Uithoorn > Amsterdam
Price Comfort Barge $695.00 per person based on double occupancy.
Please note this price may fluctuate based on the current exchange rate.
Payment in full at time of booking will protect against any future currency fluctuation.
Ask Nancy about discounts that may apply when payment in full is made at time of booking. Discounts may vary depending upon the tour date as well the current exchange rate.
Single Supplement: $225.00 USD (only one single per departure, rest of singles have to share)
2017 Dates on the Comfort Barge: April 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29 May 2, 6, 9
This trip also available on a Convenient Barge, please see This Page
Day by Day Itinerary
Cycle trip ± 10 km. After the embarkation in Amsterdam, you’ll be sailing to Spaarndam, the picturesque village of Hans Brinker. From here there is a short cycling trip to Haarlem. In the evening your tour leader takes you for a nice city walk through the old centre.
Cycle trip ± 15 km. Today you sail to Lisse where you disembark and cycle to the famous flower garden “Keukenhof” for a visit. The Keukenhof boasta about 6 million tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other flowers. After your visit, the cycle tour crosses through the countryside past blossoming bulb fields and ends in Leiden.
Cycle trip ± 30 km. In the morning you will take a walking tour through Leiden, the birthplace of Rembrandt. Later you will cycle through the fine Dutch landscapes in the so-called Green Heart of Holland to Kudelstaart. During this cycle trip you will visit a traditional cheese farm and a miller will tell you about the history and working of his windmill.
Cycle trip ± 15 km. You rise early, because you visit the world’s biggest flower auction in Aalsmeer. Before leaving the barge you have to clear your cabin. After the visit you get back on board and sail back to Amsterdam.
(subject to changes)
Included in tour:
- Stay aboard comfort barge with lower beds(4 days/3 nights)
- Full board (breakfast+packed lunch + 3-courses dinner)
- Bicycle with gears and pannier
- Information package
- Tour leader
- Admission to The Keukenhof
- Visit cheese farm
- Visit windmill
- Admission to the Flower Auction, Aalsmeer
- Several city walks
- Compensation bicycle damage
Not included in tour:
- Transfers between airport and barge
- Drinks aboard
- Gratuities to crew
- Excursions out of program
- Travel Insurance