Netherlands I Belgium I LUXEMBOURG

 

The classic 3 nations tour. During this tour, you will visit the major attractions of Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Visit the famous Windmills , Enjoy the paintings of world renowned artists at Museums, Taste 100+ varieties of Cheese , walk through the Tulip Gardens, go on a Bicycle ride, relive the past by visiting Medieval towns and Castle’s.

Amsterdam – Volendam / Zaanse Schans – Giethoorn / Keukenhof  – Rotterdam – Hague / Delft – Kinderdijk / Antwerp –  Bruges – Brussels – Luxembourg

Day 1 :

Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Our representative will meet you at the airport and will bring you to the hotel. The day is free for you to explore on your own. We suggest taking a walk around the beautiful canals of Amsterdam (UNESCO Heritage Site) and visit the local bars or relax at the hotel. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 2 :

City tour of Amsterdam. Today we visit some of the main attractions of Amsterdam city including the Royal Palace, Dam square, Red light district, 9 streets of Jordaan, Flower market, and stroll along the scenic canals. After the visits, enjoy a boat cruise in Amsterdam Canals. A boat cruise on the canals of Amsterdam is a great way to explore the city and learn about the history of Amsterdam.

After the canal cruise, you have the option to visit one of Amsterdam’s experiences including the Heineken experience, Amsterdam Ice Bar, Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s ‘Believe it or not’ or the Amsterdam Dungeon.Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 3 :

Today after breakfast we will visit some of the attractions around Amsterdam. First, we will visit the fishing village of Edam and Volendam. From Volendam, we will take a boat to visit Marken, famous for wooden houses. After visiting Marken, we will drive to Zaanse Schans, known for windmills , Clog workshop  and Cheese farms. After the visit, we will return to Amsterdam.Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 4 :

Today after breakfast we will visit Giethoorn nicknamed the ‘Dutch Venice’ famous for its grand houses surrounded by water. Walk around the little village or enjoy a boat ride in the canals of Giethoorn. After the visit drive back to Amsterdam.

This evening, go for a walking tour of Amsterdam city at night. Amsterdam is famous for several clubs and enjoy a night out where the local’s hangout. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 5 :

The Netherlands has produced some of the well-known artists of the past few centuries. Today we explore the museums of Amsterdam including the Rijks Museum (famous for Rembrandt paintings), Van Gogh museum and Stedelijk museum (Museum for Modern Art). Alternatively, you can visit the famous Anne Frank house. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 6 :

Today we explore the castle and palace located in and around Amsterdam. First, we will visit the Castle Muiderslot, the most beautiful and best kept medieval castle in The Netherlands. After the visit, we will drive further to ”Paleis het Loo’. The palace was a former royal residence and is now a museum. The baroque gardens have a symmetrical design, taking the garden of the 17th century as an example, and are unique in the Netherlands. After the visit, we drive back to Amsterdam.Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 7 :

Today, you will checkout from the Amsterdam hotel and drive to Rotterdam, second largest city of The Netherlands. After check-in we will visit some of the attractions of the city including the Markt Hal, a modern indoor market hall opened in 2014,  famous Cubic houses for some quick pictures from outside and inside, and Saint Lawrence Church, the only remnant of the medieval city of Rotterdam. Rotterdam is famous for hip streets including Witte de Withstraat , famous for numerous cafes and bars. Overnight in Rotterdam.

Day 8 :

After breakfast, we will drive to The Hague, the seat of the government of The Netherlands. We will visit some of the attractions of The Hague including the Dutch parliament, Supreme court, Peace Palace, Royal Palace and Panorama Mesdag, a beautiful depiction of the town of Scheveningen in the 1800’s in a 360-degree panoramic view. We will visit the famous museums including Mauritshuis and the Gemeente museum. 

After the visit, we will drive to the town Delft, famous for Delft Blue pottery. The Delft Blue workshop is an interesting session where you will learn about the Delft Blue. After the visit drive back to Rotterdam.Overnight in Rotterdam

Day 9 :

Today we leave The Netherlands and we drive to Bruges in Belgium. Visit en route Antwerp city, once a famous port city and now known for diamonds. We will visit the Antwerp central station, Cathedral of our Lady and the Grote markt. Antwerp is famous for diamonds and you can shop from the numerous outlets dotted across the diamond district.   After a short stopover in Antwerp, we will drive to Bruges. Overnight in Bruges.

Day 10 :

Today we explore the picturesque town of Bruges. Though the city is small, it sure packs a lot of sights and attractions in and around the Old Town. The city is famous for Medieval buildings including the Belfry of Bruges , lively squares and canals.Overnight in Bruges.

Day 11 :

Today after breakfast we drive to Brussels, the capital city of Belgium. After check-in at the hotel, we explore the city and its attractions including the Grand Place, the famous Manneken Pis statue,  Notre Dame Du Sablon Cathedral, St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral and the Comic strip center. If time permits we will visit Atomium and Parc du Cinquantenaire. Overnight in Brussels.

Day 12 :

Enjoy a Belgian breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we will drive to Luxembourg. Luxembourg City is a charming combination of ancient and modern, local and global, simplicity and luxury. This lovely city offers an intriguing blend of history, culture, art, and natural landscapes. Visit the attractions including the Old Town, Palace Grand Ducal among others. Overnight in Luxembourg.

Day 13 :

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will drive to the famous Ardennes region of Luxembourg.

Ardennes in Luxembourg is a green valley famous for hiking trails. During the hike, you will witness natural landscapes, openspaces, intricate rock formations and water streams. You can choose to do a short or a long trail. A perfect way to end a hectic trip.

Day 14:

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we will drive to Amsterdam / Brussels. The day is free to shop and collect some memorable souvenirs. Depart in the evening to the airport.

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Netherlands 

Amsterdam  – Volendam / Zaanse Schaans – Giethoorn – Veluwe – het Gooi – Utrecht / Rotterdam – Hague / Delft  – Den Bosch/Dordrecht – Maastricht

Day 1 :

Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Our representative will meet you at the airport and will bring you to the hotel. Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands famous for its canals will keep you busy for days. We suggest taking a walk around the 17th-century canal ring area, a famous UNESCO heritage site or relax at the hotel.

Day 2 :

City tour of Amsterdam. Today we visit some of the main attractions of Amsterdam including the Royal Palace, Dam, Red light district, 9 streets of Jordaan, Flower market, a walking tour along the scenic canals. After the visits, enjoy a boat cruise in Amsterdam Canals. A boat cruise on the canals of Amsterdam is a great way to explore and learn about the history of Amsterdam.

After the canal cruise, you have the option to visit one of Amsterdam’s experiences including the Heineken experience, Amsterdam Ice Bar, Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s believe it or not or the Amsterdam Dungeon.

Day 3 :

The Netherlands has produced some of the well-known artists of the past few centuries. Today we explore the museums of Amsterdam including the Rijks Museum (famous for Rembrandt paintings), Van Gogh museum and Stedelijk museum. Alternatively, you can visit the famous Anne Frank house.

Or we will visit the fishing village of Edam and Volendam. From Volendam, we will take a boat to visit Marken, famous for wooden houses. After visiting Marken, we will drive to Zaanse Schans known for windmills and cheese farms. After the visit, we will return to Amsterdam.

Day 4:

Today after breakfast we will visit Giethoorn nicknamed the ‘Dutch Venice’ famous for its grand houses surrounded by water. Walk around the little village or enjoy a boat ride in the canals of Giethoorn. After the visit drive back to Amsterdam.

This evening, go for a walking tour of Amsterdam city at night. Amsterdam is famous for several clubs and enjoy a night out where the local’s hangout. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 5

Today we will check out from the hotel in Amsterdam and will drive to Veluwe. Voted by the Dutch as the finest area of scenic beauty Veluwe is where forests, sand drifts, lichen steppes and heathlands form a splendid natural landscape. After checking in at the hotel, we will visit the famous Paleis Het Loo and the garden located beside the palace. The palace was a former royal residence and is now a museum. The baroque gardens have a symmetrical design, taking the garden of the 17th century as an example, and are unique in the Netherlands. Overnight in Veluwe.

Day 6

Today, you will checkout from the Veluwe and drive to Naarden.

Naarden , a fort village built in the water in the shape of a star,  is a textbook example of a popular style of fortification that evolved in Europe during the 16th century. Naarden’s star fortification is complete with fortified walls and a moat which are in a good state as five centuries ago. In fact, Naarden is one of the best-preserved fortified towns in Europe today. Great Church, situated on the Markstraat and dates from the 15th century and the Spanish House situated at Turfpoortstraat 27, was originally a church building converted to house migrants, is worth visiting.

Overnight in Naarden 

Day 7 : Today, after breakfast we will drive to the city of Utrecht.  Utrecht one of the largest cities of The Netherlands was once an important city than Amsterdam. The city centre of Utrecht is famous for canals which are over 800 years old, cobbled streets and Gothic medieval architecture.Enjoy a canal cruise in the Oudegracht or walk around the historcic city centre dotted with cafe’s and bars. After the visit we will drive to Rotterdam and check-in at the hotel. After check-in we will visit some of the attractions of the city including the Markt Hal, a modern indoor market hall opened in 2014,  famous Cubic houses for some quick pictures from outside, and Saint Lawrence Church, the only remnant of the medieval city of Rotterdam. Rotterdam is famous for hip streets including Witte de Withstraat , famous for numerous cafes and bars.

Overnight in Rotterdam

Day 8 :

After breakfast, we will drive to The Hague, the seat of the government of The Netherlands. We will visit some of the attractions of Hague including the Dutch parliament, Supreme court, Peace Palace, Royal Palace and Panorama Mesdag, a beautiful depiction of the town of Scheveningen in the 1800s in a 360-degree panoramic view. We will visit the famous museums including Mauritshuis and the Gemeente museum.

After the visit, we will drive to the town Delft, famous for Delft Blue pottery. The Delft Blue workshop is an interesting session where you will learn about the Delft Blue. After the visit drive back to Rotterdam.

Day 9 :

Today we will explore the cities Dordrecht and Den Bosch.

Dordrecht : The city of monuments, Dordrecht is a historic city dates back to 800 years.The city houses numerous buildings that were built in the Middle Ages, typical Dordrecht facades, prominent mansions, warehouses, churches and water towers amog others. The town is an excellent place to try cycling.

Den Bosch : One of the oldest city of The Netherlands, Den Bosch is located in the province of Noord Brabant and not part of ‘Holland’ , mostly visited by tourists. The city is famous for it’s market square and the city is best expored by foot.

Day 10 :

Today after breakfast we will visit the beautiful and historic Southern city of Maastricht. Maastricht is a charming city and is perfect for a slow day where we will explore Cathedral book store, walk along the Maas river, and explore some of the coolest neighbourhoods inlcuding the Wyck, which used to be a site for Roman castle and temple. Maastricht is known for it’s unique southern cuisine known as the ‘Bourgondische’ and it’s cakes and pasteries called as Vlaai.

Maastricht

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Are you a nature lover? If yes then this tour is ideal for you. Start your tour in Amsterdam and visit the attractions in and around Amsterdam, explore the landscapes of Netherlands including Veluwe. Visit Ardennes in Belgium and visit Luxembourg. The tour covers regular attractions as well.

Amsterdam – Volendam / Zaanse Schans – Giethoorn / Keukenhof  – Veluwe – Antwerp – Brugge – Brussels – Ardennes – Luxembourg

Day 1 :

Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Our representative will meet you at the airport and will bring you to the hotel. The day is free for you to explore on your own. We suggest taking a walk around Amsterdam city and visit the local bars or relax at the hotel. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 2 :

City tour of Amsterdam. Today we visit some of the main attractions of Amsterdam city including the Royal Palace, Dam, Red light district, 9 streets of Jordaan, Flower market, Windmill and Walk along the scenic canals. After the visits, enjoy a boat cruise in Amsterdam Canals. A boat cruise on the canals of Amsterdam is a great way to explore and learn about the history of Amsterdam.

After the canal cruise, you have the option to visit one of Amsterdam’s experiences including the Heineken experience, Amsterdam Ice Bar, Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s believe it or not or the Amsterdam Dungeon. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 3 :

Today we visit the famous Keukenhof gardens (Seasonal from End of March to early May each year). Keukenhof is the world’s largest tulip garden and home to over 7 million tulips of over 800 varieties. After the visit, we will proceed to see some tulip fields that are located in the same region. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 4 :

Today we will check out from the hotel in Amsterdam and will drive to Veluwe. Voted by the Dutch as the finest area of scenic beauty Veluwe is where forests, sand drifts, lichen steppes and heathlands form a splendid natural landscape. After checking in at the hotel, we will visit the famous Paleis Het Loo and the garden located beside the palace. The palace was a former royal residence and is now a museum. The baroque gardens have a symmetrical design, taking the garden of the 17th century as an example, and are unique in the Netherlands. Overnight in Veluwe.

Day 5 :

Today after breakfast we will explore the Hoge Veluwe national park by cycle. Here you can spot the Dutch ‘Big Five’: foxes, badgers, roe deer, wild boar and red deer, as well as Highland cattle, beavers and hundreds of other mammals, birds, reptiles and insects. We will also visit the Kröller -Muller museum, a museum with a huge art collection which includes the second-largest collection of Van Gogh’s artworks in the world. Overnight in Veluwe.

Day 6 :

Today we say goodbye to The Netherlands and we drive to Bruges in Belgium. Visit en route Antwerp city, once a famous port city and now known for diamonds. We will visit the Antwerp central station, Cathedral of our Lady and the Grote Markt. Antwerp is famous for diamonds and you can shop from the numerous outlets dotted across the diamond district.   After a short stopover in Antwerp, we will drive to Bruges. Overnight in Bruges.

Day 7 :

Today we explore the picturesque town of Bruges. Though the city is small, it sure packs a lot of sights and attractions in and around the Old Town. The city is famous for Medieval buildings including the Belfry of Bruges, lively squares and canals. Overnight in Bruges.

Day 8 :

Today we drive to Brussels, the capital city of Belgium and home to the European Union. We visit some of the iconic landmarks and attractions of Brussels including Parc Du Cinquantenaire Manneken Pis,  Grand Place and many others. We stop over for some delicious waffles and some of the finest Belgian beer along the way. Overnight in Brussels.

Day 9 :

Today we leave Brussels and drive to Ardennes in Belgium. The Ardennes, situated in the south-east of Belgium, is one of nature’s unspoiled areas, rich in fauna and flora, with vast forests of broadleaf and fir, hills and fast flowing rivers. Visitors can wander through the many picturesque villages nestling in the valleys where traditions and folklore still live on, and where the region’s arts and crafts can be enjoyed. Overnight in Ardennes.

Day 10 :

We will today explore the Spa region in Belgium famous for natural mineral springs. As the famed site of healing cold springs, Spa has been frequented as a watering-place since as early as the 14th century. Though other sources of healing mineral springs have become famous throughout the world, it is the town of Spa which has become eponymous with any place having a natural water source that is believed to possess special health-giving properties, as a spa. The region is famous for its landscapes and beauty and is best explored by foot.

Day 11 :

Today we will spend the whole day exploring the scenic Ardennes on foot. Springtime in the Ardennes is the season for walking, cycling, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Horse riding, climbing and mountain biking are other examples of popular sports in the Ardennes. The keen mountaineer has an exciting choice of challenges. In Winter, the Ardennes are a fun paradise for downhill and cross country skiers. Amongst the greenery lies the silent witnesses of the past of the Ardennes, such as castles, forts and citadels. They come to life again during special events and displays where knights and their shield-bearers turn the neighbourhood into a battlefield.

Day 12 :

Today we will drive to the Luxembourg part of Ardennes. We will follow some of the mostly used walking trails within the national park and explore the region by foot.

Day 13 :

After enjoying a lovely breakfast, we will drive to Luxembourg. Luxembourg City is a charming combination of ancient and modern, local and global, simplicity and luxury. This lovely city offers an intriguing blend of history, culture, art, and natural landscapes. Visit the attractions including the Old Town, Palace Grand Ducal among others. Overnight in Luxembourg.

Day 14 :

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we will drive to Amsterdam / Brussels. The day is free to shop and collect some memorable souvenirs. Depart in the evening to the airport.

 The trip ends here.

Netherlands I Belgium I France

One of the best ways to explore the Netherlands and the neighbouring countries is on a bicycle and a boat. The tour lets you explore the cities, towns, villages and some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Netherlands and other countries on a bicycle/boat apart from the regular attractions.

Amsterdam – Volendam – Keukenhof – Veluwe – Rotterdam – Antwerp – Bruges – Brussels – Paris

Day 1 :

Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Our representative will meet you at the airport and will bring you to the hotel. The day is free for you to explore on your own. We suggest taking a walk around Amsterdam city and visit the local bars or relax at the hotel. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 2 :

City tour of Amsterdam. Today we visit some of the main attractions of Amsterdam city including the Royal Palace, Dam, Red light district, 9 streets of Jordaan, Flower market, Windmill and Walk along the scenic canals. After the visits, enjoy a boat cruise in Amsterdam Canals. A boat cruise on the canals of Amsterdam is a great way to explore and learn about the history of Amsterdam.

After the canal cruise, you have the option to visit one of Amsterdam’s experiences including the Heineken experience, Amsterdam Ice Bar, Madame Tussauds, Ripley’s believe it or not or the Amsterdam Dungeon. Overnight in Amsterdam.

Day 3 :

Today we explore several attractions in and around Amsterdam, on a bicycle. We will visit some of the old windmills located in the vicinity of Amsterdam, explore the canals and some of the neighborhoods including Jordaan. We will stop over for a traditional pancake. 

Day 4 :

Today after breakfast we will visit some of the attractions around Amsterdam. First, we will visit the fishing village of Edam and Volendam. From Volendam, we will take a boat to visit Marken, famous for wooden houses. Alternatively, visit Zuiderzee Museum. After visiting Marken/Zuiderzee museum, we will drive to Zaanse Schans known for windmills and cheese farms. Zaanse Schans is a perfect photo opportunity and a great place to learn more about windmills. After the visit, we will return to Amsterdam.Overnight in Amsterdam.  

Day 5 :

Today we visit the famous Keukenhof gardens (Seasonal from End of 21 March to 19 May). Keukenhof is the world’s largest tulip garden and home to over 7 million tulips from 800 varieties. After the visit, we will proceed to see some tulip fields on a bicycle.

Day 6 :

Today we will check out from the hotel in Amsterdam and will drive to Veluwe. Voted by the Dutch as the finest area of scenic beauty Veluwe is where forests, sand drifts, lichen steppes and heathlands form a splendid natural landscape. After checking in at the hotel, we will visit the famous Paleis Het Loo and the garden located beside the palace. The palace was a former royal residence and is now a museum. The baroque gardens have a symmetrical design, taking the garden of the 17th century as an example, and are unique in the Netherlands. Overnight in Veluwe.

Day 7 :

Today, you will checkout from the Amsterdam hotel and drive to Rotterdam. After check-in we will visit some of the attractions of the city including the Markt Hal, a modern indoor market hall opened in 2014,  famous Cubic houses for some quick pictures from outside, and Saint Lawrence Church, the only remnant of the medieval city of Rotterdam. Rotterdam is famous for hip streets including Witte de Withstraat , famous for numerous cafes and bars. Overnight in Rotterdam.

Day 8 :

Today we visit some of the towns and villages around the Rotterdam region in a bicycle. Exploring the region on a bicycle gives a unique opportunity to experience the rich landscape the region has to offer.

Day 9 :

We drive today to Antwerp in Belgium (about 90 minutes). Antwerp is synonymous with diamonds (84% of the world’s rough diamonds pass through the city) and is famous for shopping. The city is best explored by walk where you come across beautiful architecture, sculpture, apparel outlets, cafe’s and restaurants.

 

Day 10 :

Today we drive to Brussels, the capital city of Belgium and home to the European Union.

After checking in at the hotel, we explore the city and its attractions including the Grand Place, the famous Manneken Pis statue, Atomium, Notre Dame Du Sablon Cathedral, Comic strip center and Parc du Cinquantenaire.Overnight in Brussels.

We stop over for some delicious waffles and some of the finest Belgian beer along the way.

Day 11 :

Today we drive to Bruges, a UNESCO world heritage city. Though the city is small, it sure packs a lot of sights and attractions in and around the Old Town. The city is famous for Medieval buildings including the Belfry of Bruges, lively squares and canals. Overnight in Bruges.

Day 12 :

Today we visit what will be the highlight and a memorable part of our trip, Paris. Paris is the capital city of France and one of the world’s most visited cities. After arrival and check-in take a stroll in what is considered as the most romantic cities in the world.Overnight in Paris.

Day 13 :

After enjoying a lovely French breakfast, we explore the attractions of Paris including Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame de Paris, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Sacré- Cœur and Montmartre. In the afternoon enjoy a cruise in the Seine river. Overnight in Paris.

Day 14 :

Today we visit some of the well-known museums of Paris including Louvre, the world’s largest museum and famous for the Mona Lisa painting. After the visit based on your interest visit one of the several other museums including the Rodin or Musèe d’Orsay. Alternatively, enjoy an evening of shopping. Overnight in Paris.

Day 15 :

Today we drive to the Palace of Versailles, the principal royal residence from 1682 until 1789 the start of the French revolution. 

Day 16 :

Today is a day of leisure to do some shopping before you head back to your home country. Paris is home to some of the best Boutique clothing stores and Patisseries. After the visit depending upon the flight timing we will drive back to Paris or drive directly to the Paris airport. 

The tour ends here.

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