Leiden and Kagerplassen day trip from Amsterdam
Excursions & day trips

Leiden and Kagerplassen day trip from Amsterdam

Free cancellation
Language: English , Dutch
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn the rich history of Leiden on a guided walking tour
  • Explore the Kagerplassen relaxing onboard a boat
  • Cruise past typical Dutch polders and islands
What to expect

Experience Leiden and Kagerplassen on a day trip with transportation from Amsterdam. See the contemporary structures of Leiden's city center, its canals from the Middle Ages and learn its trade history on a guided tour. Then, sail over the Kaag Lakes and admire Holland's famous landscapes.

Upon arrival in Leiden, your guide will take you to explore the special highlights of Leiden. Take pictures of the historic center such as the 16th-century town hall, the old Pieterskerk and the oldest university in the Netherlands, where Koning-Willem Alexander studied. In addition, your guide will show you Rembrandt van Rijns birthplace and where Rembrandt grew up as a young painter and developed his first paintings.

Following your tour, you will have free time to explore the city on your own. But venturing off, the guide will provide you with insider tips about the local restaurants, attractions, activities, shops and more!

Continue, to your next destination in Warmond where you will board a boat traveling through Kagerplassen. Cruise along the small network of canals passing islands and polders. The lakes, together with the Braassemermeer are located in the area with the most windmills in the Netherlands. Relax, lean back and enjoy the beautiful views!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Cruise Kagerplassen
    • Free WIFI aboard
    • Guided tour
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Roundtrip transportation
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Infants (age 0-3): Free admission
    Where

    Overhoeksplein 51, Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Meeting point:
    Meet your tour at THIS IS HOLLAND (opposite Central Station). You can get there by taking the free ferry to Buiksloterweg that runs 24/7 from Amsterdam Central Station to the north shore of the river IJ. Journey time is three minutes. Embark via the two middle pontoons. On disembarking, turn left. It’s two minutes walk to THIS IS HOLLAND.
    What to remember
    • Small group tour with a maximum 8 people
    • Tour is led by multilingual guide
    • Tour operates with a minimum of at least 2 guests. In the unlikely event that the minimum number is not met you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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