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Private & Public Experiences



Private Experiences

  Pick-up & drop-off in the Randstad
  Keukenhof Tours only in Spring
  Flower Auction: early morning
  Keukenhof '21: 03/20 - 05/09
  Keukenhof '22: 03/19 - 05/08
  Itinerary tailored to your interests
  Corona-proof experiences
  Your own private guide
  One household: max 6 travelers
  Two households: max 4 travelers
  Infants & use of car seat(s) free
  24-hr cancelation policy
        Instant full refund with just 1 click

Public Experiences

  Pick-up & drop-off Amsterdam
  Keukenhof Tours only in Spring
  Flower Auction: early morning
  Keukenhof '22: 03/19 - 05/08
  Private guide for the small group
  Max group size is 4 travelers
  Corona-proof experiences
  Min participation age: 8 years
  Senior discounts available
  Perfect if you stay in Amsterdam
  Perfect for solo / duo travelers
  24-hr cancelation policy
        Instant full refund with just 1 click

pink flamingos in the Netherlands

Orchid Farm
Orchids & Butterflies 🦋

  • The Orchideeënhoeve (Orchid Farm) in Luttelgeest is a magnificent jungle indoor park with different tropical gardens that’s unique to Europe. Inspired by the Japanese cherry blossom season, you can surround yourself with thousands of flowers in the fairytale SkyFlora Garden

  • Meet with a wildlife guide and search for butterflies, caterpillars and chrysalises in Butterfly Valley. The guide's lecture on butterflies explains everything about their life span, life cycle, feeding habits and more. Or choose for a lecture on reptiles instead!


  •   All year around

private tour tour an orchid farm in Holland

Orchid Farm & Giethoorn
Orchids & Canals

  • Start your day with a visit to the Orchid Farm first, where you have several hours to enjoy the magnificent jungle gardens in your own pace. Meet with a wildlife guide for a lecture on butterflies or reptiles, your choice!

  • Continue to Giethoorn and embark on a private whisper boat for a tour of the village, passing by gorgeous farmhouses; each built on its own little island that can be reached by bridge or boat only. Have your guide steer the boat or do it yourself. Whatever you prefer!



  •   All year around


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a girl with very long curly hair sitting in the flower fields of Keukenhof spring flower gardens

Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
Garden of Europe

  • Enjoyment starts already in the minivan, when your guide picks you up and you watch the Dutch 'flat-as-a-pancake' landscape pass by while your guide shares all sorts of interesting information about the Netherlands with you

  • Upon arrival at spring flower park Keukenhof, skip the ticket desk for your admission and set off on a private guided orientation stroll to get acquainted with the layout of the park. Then you have over 4 hrs to explore the park in your own pace, before meeting with your guide again for the transfer back 🚐


  •   Daily in Spring

tour small castle amsterdam with tulip day tours and cross the drawbridge over the moat

🏰 Amsterdam Castle &
Keukenhof Flower Park

  • The first stop of this full day experience is Muiden, the quaint village that is home to Amsterdam Muiderslot Castle. The castle is so well-preserved and one of the Netherlands' best kept secrets. Enjoy a private guided tour in 🇬🇧 and learn about medieval castle life and the Dutch 17th century with all its controversies. After the tour you have some personal time to explore the beautiful historical gardens or to walk along the river Vecht to the village.

  • Transfer then to world famous tulip gardens of Keukenhof. Start with a private guided orientation stroll, before having ± 4 hours of personal time to enjoy the millions of flowers at your own pace.

  •   Spring



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the Kinderdijk miller with his bicylce in front of a windmill wearing yellow wooden clogs

Kinderdijk & Keukenhof
tour windmills holland Windmills & Flowers

  • Tulips & Windmills, that's what this private tour is all about. Enjoy an authentic windmill adventure at the world heritage windmills of Kinderdijk. Set off on a private guided tour of the area, including exploring windmill Nederwaard by foot and Overwaard by boat. If you're looking for authenticity then this is the place to be!

  • After the magnificent windmill tale it is time for the world famous spring flower park Keukenhof. With its millions of flowers it is one of the largest flower gardens in the 🌎
    Set off on a private guided orientation stroll to get acquainted with the layout of hte park. Then you have another ~4 hours of personal time for your own discoveries.

  •   Spring



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the skyline of rotterdam with its modern architecture and ultra modern harbor handling thousands of containers per minute

Rotterdam & Keukenhof
🇳🇱 Manhattan & Flowers

  • Explore Rotterdam first, the Dutch city with international allure and known for its innovative architecture and impressive skyline. Set off on a walking tour passing by the Old Harbor in the Maritime District with its beautiful historical ships and the ‘forest’ of 38 cube-shaped apartments on hexagonal pylons. The walking tour ends at the iconic Markthal, one of the city's signature buildings. Here you have some personal time to grab a bite or to go back outside to explore the city center.

  • Continue to Keukenhof tulip gardens in Lisse for a private guided orientation stroll and to discover this 79 acres magnicifent spring flower park for ±3.5 hours on your own.

  •   Spring



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De Waag or city hall of Delft on the market square dating back to the 16th century

Delft & Keukenhof
👑 Royal Flowers

  • Explore Delft, the Dutch City of William of Orange, ‘Father of the Nation’ of the Netherlands, and of Royal Delft Pottery. Start with a private guided walking tour of the historical city that ends at an authentic family-owned small business that makes original Delft Blue pottery. Enjoy a brief live-demonstration on how this pottery is made.

  • In Keukenhof you set off on a private guided orientation stroll of this wonderful spring flower park that is one of the largest in the world. Enjoy several hours of personal time for your own explorations.

  •   Spring


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tulip farmers working in the greenhouse during winter in holland in winter

Tulip Farms & Keukenhof
🇳🇱 Dutch Flowers

  • Tulips all day long! This private tour starts with a visit to the authentic tulip farms of CoasTulip Experience in Heemskerk (Holland). These traditional tulip farms grow and cultivate tulips on large fields and in greenhouses. Professionals in the flower industry, from all over the world, visit these particular farms for their quality tulips. Enjoy a private guided tour of two of such farms!

  • To complete the tulip experience a visit to Keukenhof is next on the program. Enjoy a private guided orientation stroll and several hours of personal time in the park for your own explorations.

  •   End of March - mid-April

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Authentic Tulip Farms 🌷
Basics of Tulip Farming

  • The Netherlands is internationally known for its flowers. Not a surprise, given that our tiny country controls sixty percent of the 🌍 flower trade. This half-day tour shows you where the flower industry in Holland starts; at traditional tulip farms that have only recently opened their doors to the public.

  • Enjoy a two-hour private guided tour of two traditional tulip nurseries of CoasTulip Experience in Heemskerk and discover how tulips are grown and cultivated using traditional methods in order to get tulips of the best quality. A minivan is used to transfer between the two farms.

  •   January - mid-April


People on a private tour with Tulip Day Tours watch traditional tulip farmers picking tulips in their greenhouse in Holland

Flower Auction & Authentic Tulip Farms 🌷

  • Early in the morning visit Royal FloraHolland in Aalsmeer, located under the smoke of Schiphol Airport, to experience the Dutch flower industry on macrolevel. Enjoy a private guided tour of the flower processing hall and see how buyers bid against the clock in the auctioning room.

  • Next is CoasTulip Experience, a collaboration of several traditional tulip farms in Holland. These farms still grow and cultivate tulips using traditional methods rather than the tulip 'factories' that grow and cultivate tulips in crates. Go off-the-beaten path and become one of the first international travelers to go behind the scenes of two authentic tulip farms!

  •   January - mid-April
    holidays & weekends closed


the hectic flower processing hall of the famous Dutch Royal Flower Auction in Aalsmeer Holland

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Dutch Flower Industry

  • Together we are strong! That is the notion upon which the largest trading center for plants and flowers in the world is based: Royal FloraHolland. Growers sell their products together, as together they are stronger and get a better price for their plants and flowers. Enjoy a private guided tour and learn about the role of the Dutch in the global flower industry.

  • After the tour it's time to experience true local culture in a Dutch non-touristy place. Depending on the day of the week, visit either a local market in one of the surrounding villages to taste some cheese, or enjoy a hot beverage in a typical 'Brown Cafe' to experience Dutch culture.

  •   All year around
    holidays & weekends closed


Four travelers experiencing Dutch culture in a traditional brown cafe with 
                                                                                                                                   Tulip Day Tours

Flower Auction & Amsterdam Castle 🏰

  • Visit Royal FloraHolland first and enjoy a private guided tour. Be amazed by the huge amount of plants and flowers that arrive here daily from all over the world to be auctioned and processed.

    Before heading to the castle next, experience first local culture and enjoy a well deservered coffee break. There's no better place to do this than at an authentic, non-touristy, brown cafe.

  • Finally Amsterdam castle is to be explored. Set off on a private guided tour and let your guide take you back in time by showing you the castle's secrets. Learn about medieval times and the Dutch 17th century with all its controversies.

  •   All year around
    holidays & weekends closed



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the flower auction hall of royalflora holland

Dutch Flower Auction & Keukenhof corona proof tour Keukenhof

  • This full day tour is perhaps our most popular tour! Not a suprise given that it's flowers, flowers and more flowers. Oh, and perhaps throw in a few plants. Set off on a private guided tour of the flowers and plants processing hall and the flower auction. Watch buyers bid against the auction clock!

  • Continue to the tulip gardens of Keukenhof. This spring flower park as it is today was founded in 1949 by a group of 20 leading flower bulb growers and exporters who use the area to exhibit spring-flowering bulbs. Set off on a private guided orientation stroll and enjoy several hours of personal time for your own explorations

  •   Spring
    holidays & weekends closed



                                                                                                                                           tour authentic windmills Amsterdam with Tulip Day Tours

Flower Auction & Kinderdijk Windmills tour windmills holland

  • Start with Royal FloraHolland and experience the bustle on the floor, watch traders buy by the clock and be amazed by the enormous amount of beautiful flowers from nearly 50 countries that are traded every day early in the morning

  • Next on the itinerary is world heritage site Kinderdijk in South Holland, the location of a group of 19 historical windmills which were built to pump up the polder water. The majority of the windmills is still inhabited by millers and their families. Anyone interested in authentic windmills should visit Kinderdijk! Enjoy a private guided tour of the area including two windmills

  •   All year around
    holidays & weekends closed



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Experience Flowers in the Netherlands

You don't have to visit 🇳🇱 in Spring to be amazed by all the colorful flowers. As the Dutch control sixty per cent of the global flower industry, flowers and plants from all over the world are connected to the Netherlands so you can experience flowers all year around. Our tours give insights in the different chains of the Dutch flower industry.

Royal FloraHolland, the world's largest trading center for plants and flowers, is where flowers and plants from all over the world arrive daily to be auctioned early in the morning. The flower auction can be visited all year around (except weekends and holidays).
Due to the corona-virus, all tours to the Flower Auction are suspended until further notice

Holland, the area that covers the provinces of North-Holland and South-Holland, is famous for its tulip farms. From January until April you can go behind the scenes of the tulip farms of CoasTulip Experience, a collaboration of several traditional tulip farms in Holland that are visited by professionals in the flower industry from all over the world. See for yourself how tulip farmers grow and cultivate tulips the traditional way.

     
     
     

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