Netherlands Express

Have you heard the stories of Amsterdam's colorful streets, windmills, cheese, endless canals and crossing a street with a boat; or that there are the almost same amount of bikes in the city as Copenhagen's population? Here is your chance to witness these stories with your own eyes!
Amsterdam - This city, full of colorful homes, canals and bridges, is one of Europe's most picturesque capitals. Must-sees on any visitor's itinerary include the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum and the world's only floating flower market. Rent a bike and join thousands of locals navigating Amsterdam's labyrinthine streets, or just take in the sights on foot. The trip will take you also to the streets of Rotterdam, the major Dutch port with strong historical background and modern new look.
Tour dates: 19-22 April 2018
Duration: 4 days/3 nights
Departure city: Aarhus/Kolding/Horsens  *Choose a correct pickup place while making a booking
Price: 239 EUR (with ESNcard/ Student Union card) / 245 EUR (withoug ESNcard/ Student Union card)
Hostel accommodation for 2 nights in Amsterdam
Bus service for 4 days
Service from Tour Manager
Meals: 3 breakfasts (1 upon arrival)
Bed linen at the hostel
Guided Tour of Amsterdam
Daytrip to Rotterdam and Hague

Visit to the Heineken Experience – 16 EUR
Mikes Bike Tour (3 H) – 25 EUR
Canal tour by boat – 16 EUR

Shared hostel accommodation 
One bed in a dorm (4-10 beds with shared facilities)
Please note there might be some changes in the program and exact detailed program will be sent out to you approx 7-10 days before departure
Day 1, Departure
We jump on the bus and start our journey from Aarhus in the evening. We watch some movies while going through Denmark and we sleep on the way to Amsterdam.
Day 2, Arrival and Amsterdam city
Once we arrive in Amsterdam, we have breakfast and leave our luggage at the hostel. After that, we continue with a guided tour led by an experienced and highly knowledgeable local guide who can unwrap the city’s unique history and culture. After a city tour, we check-in to our hostel and you’ll have some free time to explore the city and the museums (i.e. Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, or Anne Frank House) as you choose. The ones who have booked will visit famous Heineken Factory Experience to sample Holland’s most famous export.
In the evening, we get out and be in the party mood as we hit the city ready to explore what the eclectic nightlife in Amsterdam has to offer – vibrant streets, restaurants, clubs, coffee shops, and the red light district.
Day 3 Amsterdam – Hague – Rotterdam – Amsterdam
After breakfast, we depart for Dutch one of the most important port city – Rotterdam. On the way, we pass by from Hague which is known for Dutch government, parliament and Supreme Court. After some photostops, we proceed to Rotterdam. Rotterdam is known for the Erasmus University, its riverside setting, lively cultural life and maritime heritage. The near-complete destruction of the city center in the World War II Rotterdam Blitz has resulted in a varied architectural landscape, including sky-scrapers, an uncommon sight in other Dutch cities. We will have a short city tour and then you will have free time to discover it on your own. In the evening, we arrive back to Amsterdam and enjoy the night all together.
Day 4 Amsterdam-Hamburg -Aarhus
After breakfast, you will have few hours to buy some last souvenirs and around 10:00 we start driving back home to Aarhus. On the way, we pass some cities of Germany like Bremen and Hamburg, where we can have short breaks for lunch and photostops in Hamburg's known sites. We arrive in Aarhus before midnight.