AuGUST 3, 2016 - Welcome to Amsterdam You will be met by a representative of our agency upon your arrival in Schiphol international airport as you step off the plane and will be transported by Van to the Hotel Parklane located in the select district of Plantage, in Amsterdam city centre. Your accommodations are provided in single, double, triple or quad occupancy rooms with two double size or two twin size beds and a private bathroom with hot shower, Cable TV, small refrigerator, coffee maker, nice decoration and free wireless internet access.
Views of HOTEL PARKLANE IN AMSTERDAM CITY CENTRE
The Hotel Parklane is in Amsterdam city centre, about a 7 minute walk to the Rembrandt Square and other city highlights such as the Artis Zoo, the University of Amsterdam, Rembrandt´s House, and the Waterlooplein Flea Market, to name only a few of the attractions available in this area.
After check-in, you will have the rest of day at your leisure to relax and enjoy the Hotel’s amenities, or explore the surrounding area.
Lunch and dinner for this day are on your own at any of the many restaurants located a short walking distance from the hotel.
Note: Another hotel in Amsterdam is the Hotel Rembrandt which is a nice hotel in the same category as Hotel Parklane. If you want more information on the Hotel Rembrandt, let us know.
aUgust 4, 2016 – AMSTERDAM (B) After breakfast, you will join a guided tour in the city of Amsterdam. You will see beautiful historical buildings, the royal palace, the tower of weeping woman, the skinny bridge, the Portuguese Synagogue and also the Amstel river. You will also visit the Dam square, which is the heart of the city. Our guide will describe the rich history of the town. We also include a visit to the red light district, and a visit to a coffee shop or a typical Dutch Jenever (gin) tasting bar. (Entrance fees are not included in the package).
Views of the city of Amsterdam
Later, you´ll board a covered boat for a shared tour through the Amsterdam canals. You will see elegant residential houses, churches and warehouses from the 17th and the 18th century. Amsterdam has over 1,000 bridges and 100 canals, and for this reason is also known as the Venice of the North. (This is a 4 hour tour. Pick up time is at 10:20 am in the hotel’s lobby)
After the tour, the rest of the day is at your leisure for relaxing and making use of the hotel amenities. Lunch and dinner for this day are on your own.
What to bring for the tour: comfortable clothing and shoes, hat or cap, and camera.
AERIAL View of ZANDVOORT BEACH
AUGUST 5, 2016 – ZANDVOORT BEACH (B) After breakfast, you will be transported to the popular beach town of ZANDVOORT located a 35 minute drive from the center of Amsterdam. At Zandvoort you will find the most popular gay lesbian beach in Holland and about three kilometers of a white sand naturist beach. The nude beach area extends from the paal 68 to the paal 71 (the paals are wooden stakes set along the beach) and some remarkable places to visit here are at Paal 69, Adam and Eva and Maribaya. Along the beach stretch you´ll find lots of friendly establishments including a large array of restaurants, cafeterias, sports bars, public showers, restrooms, and more. (This is a private service - Pick-up time for this tour is at 9 am)
At 5 pm, our driver will pick you up in the designated point to bring you back to the hotel.
What to bring for this tour: bathing suit, towel, sun lotion, sun glasses, hat or cap, and camera.
For this evening, you will join a 4 hour guided tour to the city´s best gay venues. Amsterdam is the Gay capital in Europe and your professional Tour Guide will bring you to the hottest clubs in town. He/she is familiar with all the venues in the city, so he can bring you where the hottest nightlife takes place. (Pick-up time at the hotel is at 9 pm)
Breakfast is included for this day but lunch and dinner are on your own at any of the many restaurants located a short walking distance from the hotel.
What to bring for this tour: comfortable clothing and shoes, and light jacket or sweater.
AUGUST 6, 2016 – AMSTERDAM (B) You´ll have the whole day at your leisure for relaxing and making use of the hotel´s amenities. The Canal Parade is scheduled on this day. It is one of the most popular events in the Gay Pride. That will be from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Views of THE GAY PRIDE CANAL PARADE
This evening, you can explore on your own the many Gay bars, discos and Strip clubs this liberal European city has to offer.
The breakfast is included for this day but lunch and dinner are on your own at any of the many restaurants located a short walking distance from the hotel.
AUGUST 7, 2016 – amsterdam (B) After breakfast, you´ll have the whole day at your leisure to relax and enjoy the many gay parties still available in the streets in the center of Amsterdam. Lunch and dinner for this day are on your own.
This evening, you can explore on your own the many Gay bars, discos and Strip clubs in this liberal European city.
AUGUST 8, 2016 - RETURN HOME (B) At your convenience, you´ll be transported to the Schiphol airport for your Return flight. The breakfast for this day is included.
Price of Package:
$1,345** per person in Single occupancy (based on a minimum of 3 persons)………...
$1,345** per person in Double occupancy (based on a minimum of 2 persons)………...……….
$1,020** per person in Triple occupancy (based on a minimum of 3 persons)…………..…
$ 840** per person in Quad occupancy (based on a minimum of 4 persons)……………..
What's included: 5 nights of accommodations; specified meals, Amsterdam city tour and boat ride on Amsterdam Canals the morning of July 31st, transfer by van to Zandvoort beach and back to Amsterdam and a guided night out tour to the gay clubs or discos in Amsterdam on August 5, 2016, all land transfers within Holland; professional English speaking tour Guide for all tours, all airport/ hotel transfers on scheduled arrival/departures dates only, and all the hotel and Holland tourism taxes.
Not Included: airfare to/from Amsterdam, entrance fee to the Gay Disco and Bars in Amsterdam, meals and drinks not specified in the itinerary, Travel insurance, and gratuities or costs associated with changes in your itinerary for reasons beyond our control.
Notes to consider:
* The price of this package is subject to final confirmation. Optional price including the airfare is available upon request
** The payment of your reservation may be made by Visa or MasterCard. If you wish to pay with an AMEX or Discover cards or by PayPal, you need to add 3% to the prices listed here.
* All flights from the US or Canada must depart on August 2, 2016 to arrive in Amsterdam, in Amsterdam time, on the morning or the afternoon of August 3.
* All of your tours are shared tours however the transfers from the airport to the hotel and back to the airport and transfers between cities are private.
* Nights and Tours may be added to your trip.
* This package is subject to changes or upgrades.
We need to receive a full payment for this package by July 8 of 2016.
To guarantee these prices and the rooms in the hotel – we need to receive a deposit for $250 per person - as soon as you receive a written confirmation of the reservation from our agency.