Steaming through the Bulbfields

Steaming through the Bulbfields

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Steaming through the Bulbfields

5 Days Starting and ending in United Kingdom

Visiting: Amersfoort, Keukenhof, Houtribdijk, IJsselmeer

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

wstb

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
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Tour Overview

Combine the famous Dutch Bulbfields with the best of Holland including a cruise on the Ijsselmeer, a steam train ride and cheese and clog factory. Walk through the displays at Keukenhof Gardens.

Highlights

  • Combine the famous Dutch Bulbfields with the best of Holland including a cruise on the Ijsselmeer

  • A steam train ride and cheese and clog factory.

  • Walk through the displays at Keukenhof Gardens.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Start From Amersfoort

Location: Amersfoort

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Best Western Berghotel Amersfoort or similar

Meals Included: No Meals

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, continuing to our hotel in the Netherlands.

Day 2 : Keukenhof Gardens

Location: Keukenhof

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Best Western Berghotel Amersfoort or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We include a fantastic excursion to Keukenhof Gardens. Stroll through the maze of paths and explore these large gardens that have been welcoming visitors since 1950.

Spread across 34 hectares you walk through a myriad of colours and over 800 different varieties of tulips amongst others. Experience the dazzling floral displays with a never-ending variety of spring bulbs and flowers.

Day 3 : Bulbfields Cruise And Steam Tram

Location: Houtribdijk, IJsselmeer

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Best Western Berghotel Amersfoort or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

For the cruise and steam train, we start our day by driving across the Houtribdijk, built between 1963 and 1975.

We head to Enkhuizen, where we board the Museum Ship Friesland for our cruise on the Ijsselmeer before enjoying our steam train from Medemblik to Hoorn. Keep an eye out for the bulbfields which may be in full bloom!

We finish our day visiting a cheese and clog factory where these traditional Dutch crafts will be demonstrated.

Day 4 : Amsterdam

Location: Amersfoort

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Best Western Berghotel Amersfoort or similar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today we travel to the cosmopolitan capital city of Amsterdam on our optional excursion.

Amsterdam is a city with something for everyone, from romantic canal cruises, fantastic gastronomic experiences, art, diamonds, shopping, culture, history and much, much more.  Spend time admiring the attractive 17th century merchant houses and the floating flower market or simply relax in a canal-side café.  

Day 5 : Return Home

Location: Amersfoort

Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Best Western Berghotel Amersfoort or similar.  

Check out our Q&As

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

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  • Low Deposit

    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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