Private Tour: Amsterdam Bike Tour with a Local Expert Guide

Meet the most bike-friendly city in the world! On this private bike tour you will explore the most scenic paths with a local expert guide. Colorful districts, iconic landmarks and picturesque views are waiting for you. From art and history to food and people-watching. Amsterdam is culturally rich corner.

• Surrender to the charms of iconic landmarks, comfortable lanes and picturesque views.
• Fall in love with Chinatown, the Jordaan and the Nieuwmarkt
• Explore the Houten Huys, the Nationale Opera & Ballet and the 17th-century Trippenhuis
• Your guide can slightly change itineraries according to your wishes
• Indulge in a Dutch dessert along the way

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Customizable itinerary
    • Bike rental
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    • Entry/Admission - Centraal Station
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Karthuizersstraat
    • Entry/Admission - Homomonument
    • Entry/Admission - Vondelpark
    • Entry/Admission - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
    • Entry/Admission - Gijsbert Dommer Huis - House with the Blood Stains
    • Entry/Admission - Magere Brug
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Centraal Station, Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam The Netherlands

    You will meet your friendly local guide near Centraal Station, where you will get your rental bike and learn the basics about biking rules and etiquette in Amsterdam. City has plenty of safe and easy bike lanes, which passes along historical districts, so embark on a pleasant journey! Tour will take about 3 hours. Your enthusiastic guide will lead you to some of Amsterdam’s greatest thrills.

    You will visit charming neighborhoods and know more about important sites, such as Skinny Bridge, the Dutch Theater and the Begijnhof. You will listen to legends about the Nieumarkt and the Torensluis, and get insights on vibrant modern culture. You will visit some places that are just off the radar of most travelers. And their loss is your gain. As this is a private tour, you can tell your guide about your preferences, and the tour can be slightly modified.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Herenmarkt, 1013 EC Amsterdam, Netherlands

    This tour delivers a colorful mix of must-see sites. After a brief stop in front of the Centraal Station you will head to the Herenmarkt. You will observe the West-Indisch Huis, former headquarters of the West India Company, and know more about Dutch merchants and foreign investors.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Karthuizersstraat, 1015 LP Amsterdam, Netherlands

    You will discover secrets of the Karthuizerhofje, courtyard, where in 17th century monastery for widows was built. Now you can enjoy authentic atmosphere and two seventeenth-century water pumps with bronze spouts in the shape of a fish head.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Homomonument, Westermarkt, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    You will pass by Homomonument. This monument is easy to miss, and it commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their homosexuality. You guide will make country’s rich culture and heritage come to life in personal ways, opening doors for you that independent travelers will never know existed.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Van Baerlestraat & Vondelpark Museum Quarter, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    Enjoy the bike ride around picturesque Vondelpark, lovely green urban park, popular among locals. There are open-air theater and several statues, including amazing “The Fish” made by Picasso. Ponds, bike paths, ducks, benches, perfect picnic spots—here you can find everything to enjoy green oasis in center of hustling and bustling city. You can easily get lost here. It is a pleasant place for people-watching. Locals come here and just sleep near the river, read books or study. The temptation to spend the entire vacation here will be great.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museumplein, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Then you will take in the views of Museumplein, where masterpiece-packed Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum are located. There was a wax candle factory here before, and now it is a beautiful spacious square. In winter its pond is transformed to skating area, and square is often used for public events, such as festivals and demonstrations. Main "I AMsterdam" sign is also located here, which makes this place perfect for taking photos.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam The Netherlands

    See the legendary Stedelijk Museum, and Moco Museums

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gijsbert Dommer Huis - House with the Blood Stains, Blauwbrug, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    The Amstel will take you back in time with a fairy-tale architecture surrounding hidden neighborhood squares. It is better to enjoy the Amstel on clear days or sunsets. You will also listen to scary stories about The House with The Blood Stains, former home of a mad diplomat. Its plain gray façade is marked with strange reddish-brown symbols that are said to be arcane Kabbalistic signs painted with blood.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Magere Brug, Kerkstraat Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    See the incredible views of the Amstel canal and cross it by Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge). Guide will share several legends about bridge’s origins, which is still one of the most romantic places in Amsterdam, especially when it is illuminated at night. Immerse yourself in a mysterious and unique atmosphere, as Amsterdam is all about bridges and canals. It is a paradise for photographers!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Amstel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    Before you say goodbye to your guide, don’t forget to get some tips about interesting landmarks or restaurants.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    De Ruijterkade 143, 1011 AC Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-11498P110

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