top of page
dreamstime_19620389 small.jpg

Dutch Delights

Embark on a special travel program to the Netherlands to immerse yourself in the country's rich culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes. This comprehensive journey takes you through iconic cities such as Amsterdam and Utrecht, each offering a unique blend of architectural marvels and a vibrant atmosphere. Delight your senses with exclusive experiences, such as a visit to a traditional Dutch Edam cheese farm, the immersive Heineken Experience, and a fascinating tour of the Airborne Museum in Arnhem. Explore the enchanting charm of Nijmegen, Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Edam, where time-honored traditions, picturesque landscapes, and masterful craftsmanship come to life in a clog factory and iconic windmills. Immerse yourself in the kaleidoscopic world of tulip cultivation in Haarlem, marvel at the striking architecture of Rotterdam, and delve into the storied past of Delft, home to the world-renowned Royal Delft pottery. Conclude your unforgettable journey with a visit to the Dutch Parliament in The Hague, a symbol of the nation's political heritage. Experience the captivating allure of the Netherlands on this exceptional European adventure, tailored to create memories that will last a lifetime.

 

Dutch Highlights

Extended stay, 7-nights in one location • historic Utrecht • Edam cheese farm • Amsterdam the Venice of the North • Immersive Heineken beer experience • Amsterdam canal cruise • Historic city of Arnhem • The Airborne Museum • Nijmegen, Netherlands' oldest city • The magical coastal towns of Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Edam • Dutch clog factory • UNESCO World Heritage site of Kinderdijk • Rotterdam • Haarlem, the vibrant world capital of tulip cultivation • The Hague, and the heart of Dutch parliamentary power and the United Nations • International Court of Justice • Iconic Royal Delft pottery • The enchanting town of Delft • 2-night Belgium extension • Majestic Antwerp • Brussels Capital of Belgium • European Parliament • Belgian waffles, chocolates, and craft beers • Medieval Ghent • and much, much more…

 

Program Included Features

  • ROUND TRIP AIR - Air transportation from New York

  • FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS - 7 nights first class hotels

  • MEALS - 10 included meals consisting of 7 buffet breakfasts, and 3 dinners.

  • THE PROGRAM - Sightseeing, including local guide and all entrance fees as follows: a full day tour of Amsterdam including canal cruise, a full day tour to Arnhem and Nijmegen including the Airbourne Museum, a full-day tour to Haarlem and the vibrant world of tulip cultivation, and a full-day tour to Hague and Delft. Optional tours available.

  • JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY - Our program encompasses cultural connections, in-depth learning on the local economy and social systems, and interaction with locals such as Dutch Edam cheese farm, the Heineken Experience, Dutch craftsmanship clog factory, a tulip farm, and the Royal Delft pottery.

  • QUEST VOYAGER PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR - Assistance of a professional Tour Director during tours and transfers

  • FIRST-CLASS MOTORCOACHES - Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach

  • BAGGAGE HANDLING AND TRANSFERS – Baggage handling for one piece of checked luggage outside of the airport.

 

Belgium extension program - included features.

  • FIRST-CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS - 2 nights first class hotels

  • MEALS - 2 included meals consisting of 2 buffet breakfasts

  • THE PROGRAM - Sightseeing, including local guide and all entrance fees as follows: City tour Antwerp, and a tour of Brussels and Ghent.

  • QUEST VOYAGER PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR - Assistance of a professional Tour Director for the entire length of the tour

  • FIRST-CLASS MOTORCOACHES - Touring by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach

  • BAGGAGE HANDLING AND TRANSFERS - Baggage handling for one piece of checked luggage outside of the airport

 

Day 1 Leave the USA Set off on your overnight international trip to Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Meals and beverages are served on board.

Day 2: Arrive Amsterdam – Utrecht Amsterdam, meet your tour director, and head to your first-class hotel in the picturesque city of Utrecht. En route, you'll explore a Dutch Edam cheese farm. Delve into the fascinating world of cheese production as you witness the art of crafting this world-renowned dairy delicacy. Indulge your senses with a delectable cheese sampling session and savor authentic Dutch Edam's rich buttery flavors. Welcome to Utrecht, a picturesque gem nestled in the heart of the Netherlands. As you meander through its charming, cobbled streets and winding canals, you'll be captivated by the city's rich history and architectural marvels. Revel in the vibrant atmosphere of the city's bustling marketplaces, where you'll find a delightful blend of local artisan crafts and mouth-watering Dutch delicacies. On this tour, take advantage of the opportunity to explore this hidden gem on your 7-night extended tour. Tonight, dinner is served at the hotel. (D)

Day 3 Utrecht - Amsterdam – Utrecht After breakfast, embark on an unforgettable full-day Amsterdam city tour that promises to immerse you in the vibrant culture and rich history of the Netherlands' capital. Glide through the city's iconic waterways on a captivating canal cruise as you marvel at the stunning architecture and picturesque scenery surrounding you. On the tour, quench your thirst for knowledge with a visit to the immersive Heineken Experience, where you'll gain exclusive insights into brewing this renowned and famous Dutch beer and sample one simultaneously! Pay your respects at the historic Anne Frank House (entrance not included), glimpsing the powerful story of resilience that unfolded within its walls. After some leisure time to explore Amsterdam's unique shops and charming neighborhoods, return to the idyllic city of Utrecht to unwind and reflect on your memorable day. (B)

 

Day 4 Utrecht - Arnhem – Nijmegen – Utrecht Today travel on a mesmerizing full-day tour to the historic city of Arnhem, a true testament to the Netherlands' fascinating past. Dive deep into the annals of history with an included entrance to the enthralling Airborne Museum. You'll uncover the poignant stories of courage and sacrifice that unfolded during the famed Battle of Arnhem. Continue your journey with a guided tour of Nijmegen, the Netherlands' oldest city, brimming with ancient Roman heritage and architectural marvels. Wander through its charming streets and marvel at the harmonious blend of the past and present as you explore centuries-old fortifications and vibrant modern attractions. This exceptional day tour is an unforgettable experience for history enthusiasts and curious travelers. Tonight dinner is served at a local restaurant (B,D)

 

Day 5 Utrecht Head after breakfast, relax in Utrecht, head to its medieval center, walk down its tree-lined canals, or head out today on a fascinating full-day optional tour to the quintessential Dutch landscapes of Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Edam. Begin your journey with a visit to Zaanse Schans, where you'll marvel at the iconic windmills and traditional wooden houses that epitomize Holland's charm. Onwards delve into the fascinating world of Dutch craftsmanship with a visit to an authentic clog factory, where you'll witness the art of wooden shoemaking come to life. Continue to the picturesque fishing village of Volendam, where vibrant harbor scenes and time-honored traditions captivate your senses. Conclude your adventure in the charming town of Edam, renowned for its eponymous cheese and well-preserved historic center. (B)

 

Day 6 Utrecht – Haarlem – Utrecht Immerse yourself in the enchanting allure of the Netherlands on this tour, showcasing the charming city of Haarlem and the vibrant world of tulip cultivation. Begin your journey with a guided city tour of Haarlem. Once a major North Sea trading port surrounded by a defensive wall, it retains its medieval character of cobblestone streets and gabled houses. Next, venture into the heart of Holland's renowned floral industry with a visit to a family-run tulip farm. You'll gain fascinating insights into tulip flower cultivation, bulb exporting, and the intricate art of creating mesmerizing tulip fields. Take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity to experience the essence of Dutch nature and floral culture. (B)

 

Day 7 Utrecht After breakfast, the day is yours to shop, relax and watch the world go by, or take an optional full-day tour to Kinderdijk and Rotterdam. Journey to explore the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site of Kinderdijk and the dynamic city of Rotterdam. Begin your adventure by marveling at the stunning array of historic windmills in Kinderdijk, a testament to the country's innovative water management techniques. Remember your camera! As you continue to Rotterdam, you'll be enthralled by a city tour showcasing its unique blend of historic charm and striking modern architecture, highlighting the vibrant spirit of this thriving metropolis. Upon return to Utrecht, unwind and relish in the warm camaraderie of newfound friends as you savor a refreshing local beer at a cozy bar.  (B)

Day 8 Utrecht – Hague - Delft – Utrecht On today's tour, you will enjoy guided tours of both cities. Begin your journey in The Hague for a city tour. Steeped in history and grandeur, The Hague is home to the Gothic-style Binnenhof complex, the heart of Dutch parliamentary power. As the international hub of diplomacy and justice, The Hague proudly hosts the United Nations' International Court of Justice, situated within the iconic Peace Palace and the International Criminal Court. This city is the political heart of the Netherlands, where you'll explore its majestic buildings, historic landmarks, and charming streets. Then to the alluring town of Delft, where you'll immerse yourself in its storied past and the harmonious blend of old-world charm. Then, visit the renowned Royal Delft Pottery. For nearly 400 years, skilled artisans have crafted the iconic Delft Blue earthenware, a testament to the Netherlands' rich artistic heritage. Tonight, a farewell dinner is served in a local restaurant. (B,D)

 

Day 9 Amsterdam to the USA or extend your stay with an optional Antwerp, Belgium extension. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Amsterdam airport for your return flight home or extend your stay in Belgium. (B)

 

OPTIONAL ANTWERP, BELGIUM EXTENSION

Day 9 Utrecht – Antwerp oday, embark on a scenic trip to the vibrant metropolis of Antwerp, a dynamic and culturally rich metropolis nestled in the heart of Belgium. On your city tour, marvel at the city's stunning architectural gems, such as the iconic Cathedral of Our Lady, the historic Grote Market Square, and the magnificent Antwerp Central Station. After exploring the city's captivating highlights, check in to your hotel, unwind, and enjoy the warm hospitality that Belgium is renowned for. Indulge in the flavors of Belgium as you meander through bustling marketplaces and sample mouth-watering local delicacies, including Belgian waffles, chocolates, and craft beers. (B)

 

Day 10 Antwerp – Brussels – Ghent - Antwerp Today, enjoy a captivating journey through the heart of Belgium as you explore the mesmerizing cities of Brussels and Ghent. Delve into Brussels' rich history and vibrant culture as you wander its bustling streets, admiring iconic landmarks such as the majestic Grand Place, the striking Atomium, and the whimsical Manneken Pis statue. Immerse yourself in European politics as you see the impressive European Parliament, symbolizing the city's international significance. Continue your adventure in the enchanting city of Ghent, where you'll marvel at the harmonious blend of medieval charm and contemporary flair. Discover the city's stunning architectural masterpieces, including the imposing Gravensteen Castle, the picturesque Graslei and Korenlei quays, and the awe-inspiring St. Bavo's Cathedral.  (B)

 

Day 11 Antwerp to the USA After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to the USA, with memories of Belgium and the Flemish landscape. (B)

Key: (B) – Breakfast, (L) – Lunch, (D) – Dinner

Hotel and Itinerary are subject to change.

bottom of page