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Bike & Barge Amsterdam Tulip Time

5 days / 4 nights from $1136 per adult share twin
Flights are additional
 

5 days / 4 nights from
$1136
per adult share twinFlights are additional

Bike & Barge Amsterdam Tulip Time

Travel by Bike & Barge in peak Tulip season through some of the most beautiful areas of the "Garden of Amsterdam." The tulips blossoming herald the awakening of Spring. Visit the most beautiful highlights in and around the capital of the Netherlands including the historical city of Haarlem, the world famous flower exhibition, the Keukenhof near Lisse, and the world's largest flower auction near Aalsmeer.
 Enjoy the personal service, delicious meals and excellent accommodation on board our premium barges.
 

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Deal ​includes

• 4 night tour with accommodation on board MS Magnifique & MS Magnifique II
• All meals
• Welcome drink and tour briefing on day of arrival 
• 2 Tour leaders (multilingual) with daily briefings of the bike tours, some short city tours, daily guided bike tours. (2 guides only when there are at least 18 guest on board). 
• Printed instructions and detailed maps for individual bike tours– 1 set per cabin 
• Complimentary tea and coffee 
• Bed linen and towels; daily short cleaning of cabin
Flights are additional


HOT Exclusive Bonus: Receive a FREE bike hire (valued at $86) per booking (based on 2 people) when you book a Dutch/Belgium Bike & Barge tour by 15 Nov 17.

Twin Cabin Lower Deck
From $1136 per adult share twin
Departures: 25, 27, 29, 31 Mar 18

From $1225 per adult share twin
Departures: 2, 4, 6, 10 Apr 18

Bike is not included.

Note: Add on a 7 Speed unisex bike from $86 or an Electric bike from $164 per adult.  In the Netherlands cyclists are not obligated by law to wear a bike helmet. There are bike helmets available on board.

Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Amsterdam - Board between 2 – 4 pm. At 5 pm depart on a short dinner cruise to Zaandam. Time for a stroll through the city on arrival.

Day 2: Zaandam - Zaanse Schans, Zaandam – Haarlem (10 & 22.5 km) - Bike to the open-air museum of Zaanse Shans where you will see beautiful windmills, an authentic traditional Dutch village, a cheese factory and a clog maker. Cruise or bike to Haarlem.

Day 3: Haarlem - Keukenhof - Oude Wetering,(40 km) - Bike to the Keukenhof, arguably the most famous flower park in the world. Admire hundreds of thousands of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and many other flowers in full bloom. After your visit, you will continue by bike to Kudelstaart, where the ship waits on the shores of the Westeinder Lakes. Entrance fee for the Keukenhof is payable on the spot.

Day 4: Oude Wetering – Amsterdam + Waterland circuit ride (27 – 35 km) - Early morning cycle to the flower auction in Aalsmeer (not open in the weekends and holidays*). Early each day, millions of flowers are auctioned and instantly sent out to all corners of the world. By 10 am return to the barge where an elaborate brunch will be ready. Either cruise or bike to Amsterdam, the last stage of the journey. During the afternoon and evening, you have time to visit the inner city flower markets, a museum, do some shopping or even take a boat trip through the canals.
N.B. *The Aalsmeer flower auction is not open on weekends or on public holidays. For this reason, for tours where such a visit is scheduled for a weekend or holiday, will change the order of the programme and visit the flower auction on a weekday instead: this way, for each departure date, all highlights can be included. 

Day 5: Amsterdam - Arrangements end after breakfast.

 


 

Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales to 15 Apr 18. Travel Mar & Apr 18 on set departures. Price is based on self-guided 5 day/4 night Bike and Barge tour. Bike hire is additional due to the different choices of bikes. Please ask us for other itineraries, Barges and prices. HOT Exclusive Bonus: Receive a FREE bike hire (valued at $86) per booking (based on 2 people) when you book a Dutch/Belgium Bike & Barge tour by 15 Nov 17, this is limited to the first 10 bookings. Prices are correct as at 13 Oct 17 and subject to change without notice and may vary due to currency exchange rates • All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation • Prices are per adult in NZ dollars based on payment by cash or cheque • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Specific booking conditions apply, please ask your House of Travel specialist for full details. We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking – ask your House of Travel specialist for information.  Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday.
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Sale Period

Until 15 Oct 18

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