Netherlands Travel, Tours, Backpacking & Gap Year
The Netherlands is a beautiful country with exciting cities, picturesq tulip fields, friendly locals and lots of interesting destinations. A good starting point is Amsterdam which is one of the best cities in Europe. If you would like to travel, go backpacking or spend a gap year in the Netherlands view our trips.
Adventure Tours, Backpacking Trips & Gap Year Programs in Netherlands
Netherlands Travel Guide
Find inspiration for the best things to do if you would like to travel to the Netherlands.
- Capital: Amsterdam
- Currency: Euro (EUR)
- Population: 16,700,000 (approx)
- International Dialing Code +31
Top Reasons to Visit the Netherlands
- Great transport links
- Modern infrastructure
- Peaceful culture
- World famous cities like Amsterdam
- Sample the local cuisine
- Great value for money destination
- Dutch people are among the friendliest in the world
How to Get to the Netherlands
The Netherlands is one of the best connected countries in the world. You can fly, book the train or bus overland from Europe.
Best Places to Visit in the Netherlands
Amsterdam offers so many different experiences, from exploring cities to seeing stunning countryside. These are places you should add to your Netherands travel itinerary:
- Den Bosch
- Hoge Veluwe National Park
Netherlands Travel Tips
Suggested Daily Budget & Costs
You will probably need around 30 euros per day to cover accommodation, food and sightseeing. This really depends on your level of comfort and things you want to do though. Amsterdam is generally the most expensive place in the country as this is the most touristy.
You can find cheap hotels and hostels throughout the country, book in advance to secure the best deals. Hostel dorm beds are your best option on a budget
Netherlands Gap Year
If you’re looking for a European travel destination, the Netherlands is about as good as it gets. You can see the famed tulips in their full springtime brilliance, and also get a shot to roam the streets of Amsterdam and take in its well-known party scene. Believe it or not, this city famed for its night time party scene is also known for its spring flowers and pleasant atmosphere. The Netherlands is also one of the most bicycle-friendly countries in the world, there are cycling lanes set up throughout the country and there is the option to rent or buy a bicycle.
Our tours are perfect if you are travelling solo and would like to meet other people and travel in a group. You will get to meet other international travellers and get taken to the best locations in the country like Amsterdam with an experienced guide.
Netherlands Budget Tours
We have a selection of tours for all budgets, so whether you are looking to explore on the cheap or you have a bit more money to spend you will be able to find a trip to match your interests. Our website features lots of cheap tours allowing you to discover the highlights of the country and not break the bank.
Most of our tours specifically cater for the 18-35 age group and are a really popular option due to meeting other people, getting day-to-day activities, hotel check-ins, selected meals, accommodation and also transport/guides included in the price. Don't worry if you are slightly older, most tours accept all ages.
City & Day Tours
Short for time? Want to see the highlights as quick as possible? There are day tours available to book throughout the country. Popular options include city tours where a local guide will usually show you the sights. These types of tours can be booked as part of a group or you can spend a little extra and get a private tour. Some city tours are totally free but you might be expected to give a tip.
How to Book
Thinking about making an enquiry or booking? Search our featured trips or contact us for specific advice.