Tulip & cherry blossom tour

28 April till 15 May are the last weeks of the tulip season and the best weeks to see the fruit trees in full bloom. Come on this 4 hour small group tour tulips & cherry blossom and let your guide take you off the beaten path to a side of Keukenhof countrylife few people have experienced. Connect with the locals while enjoying a freshly baked apple pie at an orchard where the cherry blossom is in full bloom. Dream away with the less typical and typical Dutch sights on this slow travel tulip & cherry blossom bike tour in the Netherlands. Contact me for the exact dates of this tour.

From.: €55 p.p.
Min. participants: 4
Duration: 4 hours

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visit fruit & flower farms, tulip fields & cherry blossom, taste homemade Dutch delicacies

A 4 hour tulip & cherry blossom tour on and off the beaten path. End of April, beginning of May is the end of the tulip season in the Netherlands. But, it is just the right time to see the cherry blossom festival. This tulip bicycle tour starts at Keukenhof gardens. It is a celebration of the highlights and hidden spots of the area around the Keukenhof gardens.

Want to book with less than 4 people or more than 8, prefer a private tour? Contact me! 

Tulip & cherry blossom tour by bike

End tulip season 2022 with a fairytale. The tulip & cherry blossom tour  takes place in the last week of April & the first week(s) of May.  Join this relaxed bike tour tulips & cherry blossom starting at Keukenhof gardens or on request in a small flower village.  Discover the other side of the flower region between Amsterdam and Leiden. 

Explore the tulip fields & Dutch farms outside Amsterdam

This is a slow travel experience. Celebrate your visit to Holland by exploring the countryside outside Amsterdam.  Connect with locals at off the beaten path locations on this bike tour tulips & cherry blossom Keukenhof.  You will get enough time to sit down and take in the Dutch countryside and the tulip fields. Make those family flower pictures in this kidsfriendly tulip bike tour.  

Late spring visit tulip fields & local fruit farm festival

Pedal through the picturesque Dutch landscape. It is a fairytale. Late tulip fields, meadows with grazing cows and a windmill in the back.  When you’re just a bit overwhelmed by all the sights and homemade Dutch delicacies, your local guide will take you into a Dutch flower village where you can meet more locals in cosy artisanal shops and markets. Or,  dream away in a corner far away from the tourists and the crowds with you apple pie. With view over the cherry blossom and fruit trees in the authentic Dutch farm.

 

Live the Dutch life in Keukenhof area, celebrate Dutch traditions and create new.

There’s more to the Keukenhof area than just tulips. The Holland farm, tulip & cherry blossom is a festival. A small group tour designed in such a way that you feel like you live the Dutch way of life. Even if it’s just for 1 day. Yes, this tulip & cherry blossom tour passes by the tourist attractions and highlights in the flower region below Amsterdam. You’ll see the castle and the flower fields.  But we’ll also go off the beaten path and make enough brunch and snack stops on this relaxed group activity.

In the tulips & cherry blossom tour you get a chance to meet the local farmers, producers.  Immerse yourself in Dutch local culture and traditions by visiting hidden gems: markets, local restaurants, fairs, festivities and farms in Holland. This way you not only see the Keukenhof surroundings, you live it. You gain insider knowledge and understand that nothing beats the Dutch countryside. I dare to say you’ll soon be back for more. 

 

This is a tulip bicycle tour, but on request can be done with other sustainable modes of transport


Also have a look at:

Classic tulip field & bulb farm bike tour

Leiden city to countryside tour & taste

Tulip & cheese taste & tour with typical Dutch cow dance

Want to book with less than 4 people or more than 8, prefer a private tour? Contact me! Also if you are interested in the specials around Flower Parade, Mosaic festival

The content of this bike tour is subject to change. Tours can be rescheduled or cancelled. I will always keep you updated.

Included

  • me as your local Dutch, English & Spanish speaking guide & tulip & cherry blossom festival fan
  • use of regular bike with handbrakes & luggage binders
  • visit at typical Dutch gems of the Keukenhof area

Excluded

  • Entrance ticket Keukenhof
  • guided tours Holland farms, windmill ( see extra options)
  • Hotel pick up/ drop off
  • Gratuity.
  • e-bikes, ( parent-child) Tandem, child seat, helmets and pannier bags available for extra fee.

Contact me for a private tour & add:

 

  • Guided tour apple & cherry orchard
  • Guided tour Keukenhof countryside cheese farm
  • Cheese tasting ( or combination with beer, juice)
  • Guided tour windmill
  • Stroopwafel baking workshop
  • Guided tour bulb farm
  • Guided tour castle
  • Spring in the Netherlands can be chilly. Wear comfortable clothing, multiple layers and bring gloves, hat & scarf as well as sunglasses
  • To support local entrepreneurs and promote sustainable travel Verita’s Visit Holland does not provide water bottles. You can bring your own or enjoy a drink on one of our stops at local cafes.
  • You can pay online & will receive a confirmation email
  • After I’ve received your payment, you’ll receive more information on where we meet and how to get there.
  • On the day of the tour, be on time
  • What is the best time for the tulip & cherry blossom tour Keukenhof surroundings?

This small group tour is only scheduled in the last week of April and the first week(s) of May. That is the time we have most chances to combine it with a visit to the orchard to see the apple & cherry blossom in full bloom.

As the temperatures and weather in winter and spring are important to when the flowering season of tulip & cherry trees is, do sign in for the newsletter to get the latest updates.

Rather go for the classic, kidsfriendly tulip field & flower farm tour?

 

  • Can I bring my kids?

I love family bike rides, so yes, do bring them. For the youngest we have child seats. There is also an option to rent a parent-child tandem, which is extremely fun for parent & child! Just check the photo section. And, kids between 4-11 always pay €35.00

  • How many participants join a tulip bike tour in combination with a visit to the cherry blossom farm?

Verita’s Visit ‘s Holland is about personal, direct contact. All city and Dutch countryside tours are done in small groups of maximum 8 participants, so you can ask questions and to be able to adapt the tour or event to your needs and wishes. Want to have me for yourself? Book a private tour! Coming with more than 8 people? Contact me for a custom-made offer.

  • Is the entrance ticket to Keukenhof included

No, the entrance ticket is not included.  Many partipants choose to do this excursion through the flowerfields first ánd then visit the gardens of Keukenhof on their own account. This way they can get the full experience and choose how long they want to stay in the park.

  • What else is there to see & do in the region?

There many gems and special locations in the Flower Region. Flower villages, cheese farms, lakes, windmills. I’ll tell you all about it in the bike tour. If you want to cycle a bit more/ have more time also check the Delft blue bike tour.

  • What happens in case of rain

Tours are only cancelled in case of storm, heavy rain or heavy wind. In any other type of weather the bike tour tulips & cheese will happen. There are many locations to use as shelter for the rain & I’ll hand out rain ponchos.  I’ll give you an update a few days before. Also read this blogpost.

  • I want to book a private tour

That’s great! Contact me for a personalized offer and also let me know if you want to add any workshops, guided tours or other activities. See the ‘optional’ section for more ideas.

  • I want to make a booking for more than 8 people

That’s great! Contact me for a personalized offer and also let me know if you want to add any workshops, guided tours or other group activities. See the ‘optional’section for more ideas.

  • How do I get to our meeting point?

After booking you will receive an email with all practical information.

  • I need to cancel my bike tour

Sorry to hear! I’ll contact you to see if we can reschedule the tour. If there is no other option and you cancel 21 days prior to the bike tour I can still give back the full amount. Cancelation between 20 and 14 days means you’ll get 75 % back, 14-7 days means 50% and less than 7 days or no shows unfortunately means you get no refund.

 

  • My bus/ taxi/ train has a delay

This is a group tour, unfortunately we can not wait for you. Contact me as soon as you know you’re coming late so we can discuss the options.

 

  • Will we pass a cheese farm?

We will pass several artisanal stores and farms where you can buy cheese and other Dutch delicacies.  When interested in a cheese farm tour, I can also recommend the Leiden countryside food tour. Coming early in the tulip season, in March check the Tulip & cheese taste & tour Keukenhof with typical Dutch cow dance

  • How safe is the cycling route?

Roads are flat and although we do share roads with cars, cycling in the surroundings of Keukenhof is comfortable. The route is bike-friendly. Besides, as it is a small group tour I keep an eye on you and the traffic and make sure you’re safe.