Tulip Time in the Netherlands April 25-May 5, 2024

Description

What is the connection between the Netherlands and the Pilgrims? Who is the “cheese father” and what is his job? How many tulip bulbs are planted at Keukenhof Garden each year? Is the correct name Holland or the Netherlands? Discover the answer to all of these questions and more by joining us on our 2024 Netherlands family group tour!
On our kid-friendly, family-oriented tour you will:
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Kuekenhof Garden’s lovely flower displays.
Experience history at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.
Sample different cheeses at the oldest and biggest cheese market in the Netherlands.
Enjoy a relaxing boat tour through the “Venice of the Netherlands” in Giethoorn.
See original paintings by one of the most famous Dutch painters at the Van Gogh Museum.
Paint your own unique ceramic piece at the Royal Delft Factory.
Eat an authentic stroopwafel.
Listen to the sounds of windmills and craftsmen using traditional methods to create various goods.
Feel what it was like to be in a WWII bunker.
And last but definitely not least, parents night out while we keep the kids entertained!

Itinerary

Visit the Anne Frank House, Van Gogh museum and plenty of free time to explore the city on your own.

Spend the day exploring the Zaans Museum (Dutch history, art and photography), Verkade Chocolate and Biscuit Factory, World of Windmills and two windmills of choice, and the Weavers House, Coopery and Museum Zaanse Tijd in Zaanse Schans.

Day trip to the town with no cars for a boat tour of the canals and an afternoon of activities to choose from.

Visit to cheese market with optional walking tour and time to explore the city and sample different cheeses.

Visit the museum and take a bunker tour at the site of one of the most important battles for the Netherlands in WWII.

Half day trip to visit the famous Royal Delft factory and paint your own ceramic piece or enjoy a high tea.

See the beauty of one of the oldest flower gardens in Europe when it is in full bloom.

Opportunities throughout the tour to visit tulip farms and the largest flower auction in the world.

 

Tour Info

Duration
10 days
Group Size
8 to 15
Price starts at
$3,499
Meeting Point

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Why take this tour?

Family-friendly itinerary – Our itinerary is thoughtfully designed to be engaging for all ages, so no need to worry about how to keep kids of multiple ages engaged. Your kids will be too busy and having too much fun to have time to drive each other crazy – and that’s a win-win for everyone!

Balance of free time and group time – We want you to go home refreshed and relaxed, so with a few hours of free time built into each day’s schedule, your family will have plenty of time to explore on your own, shop, eat, lay by the pool, or just take a nap without missing anything!

Small group sizes – Our group sizes are at least 8 people with a maximum of 15 people. The average group size is 12 guests. These small groups allow us flexibility and the ability to see and do things bigger groups can’t. Plus, it’s easier to make new friends in a smaller group!

All-inclusive pricing – When we say all-inclusive, we mean it. From your arrival to departure, the only added expense will be your souvenirs to remember your trip by. All tour pricing is clearly stated so you can see exactly what is included (spoiler alert: even a parent's night out is covered!).

Great Tour Guarantee: We want you to go home with only positive memories and our trained professional guides and staff will go above and beyond to make that happen. If you are not satisfied with your tour for any reason, please contact us so we can make it right.

Included

  • Professional tour leader

  • Hotel

  • Transportation during tour

  • Airport transfers

  • All meals

  • Travel insurance

  • All activity costs

  • Parents night out

  • Any entrance/activity fees

  • All gratuities

Excluded

  • Flight to/from Amsterdam

  • Souvenirs

Things to know

Tour Dates

April 13-23, 2024 FULL, April 25-May 5, 2024 OR Contact us to choose your own dates!

April 13-23, 2024 FULL, April 25-May 5, 2024 OR Contact us to choose your own dates!

Price

$3499/adult, $2499/child 3-18, 2 and under FREE

$3499/adult, $2499/child 3-18, 2 and under FREE

Single supplement

Prices are based on double occupancy of adults, so if you have only one adult, there will be a single supplement of $1000 added to the price.

Prices are based on double occupancy of adults, so if you have only one adult, there will be a single supplement of $1000 added to the price.

Deposit Info

Deposit of $399 for adults and $349 for children holds your spot(s). Balance is due 90 days prior to departure. Payment plans available upon inquiry.

Deposit of $399 for adults and $349 for children holds your spot(s). Balance is due 90 days prior to departure. Payment plans available upon inquiry.

Refund and Cancellation Policies

Free cancellation up to 90 days prior to departure - full refund OR transfer of full amount toward another date/trip within 12 months.
90 days to 30 days prior to departure - full refund minus $150 per person cancellation fee OR transfer of full amount toward another date/trip within 12 mon...

Free cancellation up to 90 days prior to departure - full refund OR transfer of full amount toward another date/trip within 12 months.
90 days to 30 days prior to departure - full refund minus $150 per person cancellation fee OR transfer of full amount toward another date/trip within 12 months.
Less than 30 days prior to departure – refund of 75% OR transfer of full amount toward another date/trip within 12 months.
Less than 7 days prior to departure – refund of 50% of trip cost.
After start of tour – no refund but may be covered by included travel insurance, see coverages.

Great Tour Guarantee

We want you to go home with only positive memories and our trained professional guides and staff will go above and beyond to make that happen. If you are not satisfied with your tour for any reason, please contact us so we can make it right.

We want you to go home with only positive memories and our trained professional guides and staff will go above and beyond to make that happen. If you are not satisfied with your tour for any reason, please contact us so we can make it right.

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