Amsterdam Day Tours

Amsterdam Day Trips

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

The cruise around the city is a great experience to see the famous attractions and admire the beauty of the city. All the waterways of Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage Canal District are sure to mesmerize you as they leisurely wind across prominent canals in the city, including Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht canals. The cruise gives you the opportunity to marvel at the architecture of the grand merchant homes, churches, and other notable landmarks. The GPS audio guide available onboard in 19 languages will make the Amsterdam day tours exciting for everyone.

Operational Timings: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (Monday - Sunday)

Activity Duration: 1 Hour (Approx.)

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Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour

This part of Amsterdam comes alive in the evening as the red lights get turned on to light the area. Long ago, Men used to come with a red light looking for companionship, which is how the district has earned its name. Visit the renowned Dutch tolerance and visit Amsterdam's oldest famous church known as the Old Church. It is advisable to get a guide who will explain the significance of the area in Amsterdam's history and development.

Meetup Time: 05:00 PM

Activity Duration: 2 Hours

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Volendam Marken and Windmills Tour

There are many attractions in Amsterdam day tours but the Volendam Marken and windmills tour is a window into the unseen countryside of Amsterdam. Join the Dutch culture and see how the world-famous cheese is made at the Edam. Experience the widely famous seafood at Volendam as it is a prominent fishing village. While the tour meanders through, visit the Traditional Dutch wooden art to know about the creation of the clogs. The tour will explore the culture, art and history of Volendam with a professional & local guide. Any traveller can also stop tour at the attraction stop known as This Is Holland or take a one-hour canal ride in addition to your trip.

Activity Timings: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Activity Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)

Hop On-Hop Off Amsterdam Boat and Bus Pass

The Amsterdam hop on hop off bus & boat tours is a great way of exploring the city at your own leisure. It is a pass that allows you to visit all the stops in the same tour with the added flexibility of getting off at any stop and continuing with the tour later. Visit sites like Red Light District, Jewish Cultural Quarter, Heineken Experience, Van Gogh Museum, and more landmarks. It is a must for any tourist/traveler to take a Amsterdam day tour to capture some postcard-like pictures as you cruise through the city's glimmering old canal.

  • Bus: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM, Frequency: Every 20 minutes
  • Boat- 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Frequency: Every 30 minutes
Heineken Experience

The world of beers has many great brand names, but undeniably the best beer company on the planet is Heineken. The attraction has been a place to attend a beer tasting session, to learn about Heineken's brewing process and experience the history of the establishment. The Heineken Experience gives you an exclusive view into the four essential natural ingredients which are vital in the beer making process. There is a chance to get complimentary drinks to try, if that is in tickets for the tour, which are available to all travelers.

Operational Timings: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Activity Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

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Pub Crawl Amsterdam

A pub crawl in Amsterdam is the best way to spend your nights while in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is a city full of entertaining pubs and clubs, and you will be going to some of the best of them on this pub crawl tour. Visit the De Wallen, or the Red Light District and explore 4 different bars and a nightclub there with your mates. Put aside at least 5 hours of this Amsterdam tour to visit some amazing pubs and clubs residing in the De Wallen, or the Red Light District in Amsterdam.

Activity Timings: 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Activity Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)

Giethoorn and Enclosing Dike Day Tour

This is one of the fascinating villages that present a perfect addition to your Amsterdam day tours. It is located on the border of Germany, known as the Little Venice by the inhabitants of the Netherlands. It is a small yet peaceful town introducing harmony and natural beauty to its guests as a contrast to the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam. At the Amsterdam day tours, you can experience the fascinating parts of the countryside in the 32-kilometer long Enclosing Dike. Arrive at the meet-up location at least 30 minutes before for convenient round trip transfers from Amsterdam Central to Giethoorn & Enclosing Dike Day tour for a rush free experience.

Activity Timings: 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM

Activity Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)

Know Before You Book The Tour

Essential Information
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  • Weather: In Amsterdam, the summers are warm and wet, the winters are freezing and snowy, and it is partly cloudy year round.
  • Language: The official language of the Netherlands is Dutch. The majority of Amsterdam's residents speak English well and are often fluent in one or two languages.
  • Time Zone: The Netherlands is on Central European Time (CET), which is GMT +1 hour.
  • Currency: As in most European countries, the currency of the Netherlands is the Euro (symbolized as EUR or €). Other currencies are normally not accepted, so be sure to change dollars, etc. at one of the currency exchange offices located throughout the city.
  • To the city: Any of the attractions open to visitors can be traveled to by the means of car, bus, metro and train. There are many amusements in the city which are easily accessible and are fun to visit on your Amsterdam day tours. The city is modern and transportation is plentiful so make sure to book attraction tickets in advance and skip long lines while on a vacation to the city tour.
  • In the city: Amsterdam boasts an impressive public transport network including metros, buses, trams, ferries and trains to help you get around the capital. Save money on travel with the I Amsterdam City Card, which offers unlimited use of the GVB public transport system for 1 to 3 day.
  • By Bus: Regional buses, and some suburban buses, are operated by Connexxion and EBS. Currently, there are 16 different tram routes, and five metro routes.

Looking for how to reach Amsterdam? Find the best ways to travel to this vibrant city and embark on your adventure, whether by air, train, or road, to experience the beauty and charm it has to offer.

Visitor Tips For Amsterdam Day Trips

  • Amsterdam is popular for many attractions and its unique and designer hostels. The accommodations are cheaper than most star hotels and are suitable for couples as well as groups of travellers too.
  • Grab a city pass - The I Amsterdam Card, Holland Pass and This is Holland Access Ticket are the passes you should consider while sightseeing in the city. With canal cruises, free public transport and free access to museums like Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Rembrandt, save money while exploring Amsterdam with these passes.
  • Get a nightlife ticket for Amsterdam as the city has more to explore for the visitor. Try having the Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket which costs €10 (2 days access) and €20 (7 days access) for 20 popular nightclubs, including Club Escape, Air Amsterdam, Club Panama, Blue Ivy nightclub and Supperclub.
  • The city offers a plethora of exciting things to do during your Amsterdam day tours. Plan your trip accordingly and opt for confirmed online tickets in advance. It saves time in queues and is quite economical due to several tourist friendly offers.
  • Make time for the free attractions in Amsterdam.Make most of your trip by Amsterdam Travel Tips & Take a free ride on the GVB Amsterdam Ferry, visit the Civic Guard’s Gallery in the Amsterdam Museum, and walk through the courtyard of Begijnhof. Head to Vondelpark for open-air concerts, or take a stroll through Rijksmuseum Garden, and more for a free visit. There may be museums where entry is not free but most public areas are open to visitors.


What are the top attractions in Amsterdam?

Top Attractions in Amsterdam Rijksmuseum, Art Museums, Anne Frank House, Specialty Museums, Van Gogh Museum Art Museums, The Jordaan. Neighborhoods, A'dam Lookout, Observation Decks & Towers, Body Worlds, Specialty Museums Science Museums, Vondelpark, Moco Museum Amsterdam.

What are the best things to do in Amsterdam for families?

Here are some of the best things to do in Amsterdam for families:

  • Take a canal cruise: This is a great way to see the city and learn about its history. There are many different companies that offer canal cruises, so you can find one that fits your budget and interests.
  • Visit the Anne Frank House: This is a moving and important place to visit, especially for families. Anne Frank was a young Jewish girl who hid from the Nazis during World War II. Her story is told through her diary, which is on display at the house.
  • Take a bike ride: Amsterdam is a very bike-friendly city, and it's a great way to see the city and get some exercise. There are many different bike paths to choose from, so you can find one that's right for you.
  • Go to the NEMO Science Museum: This museum is a great place for kids to learn about science and technology. There are interactive exhibits, a planetarium, and a submarine. Visit the Artis Royal Zoo: This zoo has over 7,000 animals, including lions, tigers, elephants, and giraffes. There are also educational exhibits and a petting zoo.

What is the currency used in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam (and in the rest of Netherlands) uses the Euro currency. There are 8 coins; 1, 2 and 5 cent, 10, 20 and 50 cent, 1 and 2 Euro coins. Then there are the bills of 5, 10, 20 and 50 Euro, 100, 200 and 500 Euro notes. Not many places will accept the 500 Euro note however.

Which are the famous museums to visit in Amsterdam?

  • Rijksmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Anne Frank House
  • Stedelijk Museum
  • Rembrandt House Museum
  • Hermitage Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam Museum
  • NEMO Science Museum
  • Tropenmuseum
  • Jewish Historical Museum

What can I do in Amsterdam on a budget?

These are some of the best budget friendly things to do in Amsterdam. Try Dutch delicacies. Hop on a free ferry. Admire the view from The Eye Film Institute. Wander the city's canals. Amsterdam Light Festival. Soak up the summer open air theatre. Secret gig on a boat. Free jazz on Tuesdays.


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