There are many ways to get the ultimate experience Amsterdam, so I sum up all the best tulip trip from Amsterdam!

Best Tulip Tours In Amsterdam

The best place to visit famous tulips is not in Amsterdam but in Lisse.

It is not easy to get there if you take public transportation, but don’t worry, the tulip garden Keukenhof has worked with some travel companies offering tours to catch the beautiful flowers!

Top-Rated Tulip Day Tour From Amsterdam

Join a day tour that includes tulips, windmills, and more!

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Day Trip From Amsterdam To The Tulip Garden, Keukenhof, Zaanse Schans, Cheese Factory, And Windmills

Want a quality day trip to famous Keukenhof, visit the historical windmills, see the famous views, and join the clogs wooden shoe workshop in Zaanse Schans in a small group?

This affordable small guided tour has a maximum of 16 guests. It comprises a windmill, a cheese factory, Clogs Wooden Shoe, and a tulip garden Keukenhof.

The meet-up point is a 5-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station. First, you visit Zaanse Schans, where the guide explains the area’s history, and you have time to take photos with the nice view and join the Clogs Wooden Shoe workshop.

The next stop is to visit the cheese factory, so you know the history of Gouda cheese and try the different kinds of local cheeses, then head to the windmills. Afterward, you visit Keukenhof to end your day.

You can see beautiful cities and famous attractions at an affordable price in one day!

Keukenhof Tulips Garden & Giethoorn Day Tour From Amsterdam

If you want a day trip to experience the authentic Dutch village after Keukenhof, sign up for this tour!

The tour begins at IBIS Amsterdam Centre, less than a 5-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station.

Besides Keukenhof, the tour takes you to the renowned Dutch village, Giethoorn, known as the “Venice of North.” Public transportation takes around 2 hours from Amsterdam to Giethoorn, so it is very time-efficient to join a tour.

You have two hours to explore Giethoorn, including a 1-hour guided boat tour. The boat trip was the best experience in Giethoorn; you can imagine yourself living there while taking the boat trip.

Day Trip Excursion To Keukenhof, Zaanse Schans And Volendam

Volendam In Summer

If you want a smaller guided tour, this tour is for you.

This guided private trip only consists of 8 guests at maximum. You will get the attention and support you need from the guide.

This tour starts from This is Holland, where you can take the 3-minute free ferry from Amsterdam Central Station. First, you visit and take nice pictures at Keukenhof, then head to Zaanse Schans, where you can see eight historic windmills, taste the locally-made cheese, and try on some classic wooden clogs!

The last stop is at Volendam, the old local fishing village village. You can try local food, like Smoked Eel, Stroll through the Historic Village, and experience the fish village vibe.

Join the tour if you want to visit different cities in one day!

Day Trip From Amsterdam To See Tulips At Keukenhof, Tulip Farm visit, And Windmill Cruise

Tulip field picture when cycling in Lisse

Want a day tour that spends more time with the tulips? Get an insider look at the tulip business life? Pick this tour!

The meeting place is near This Is Holland, 3 minutes away by free ferry from Amsterdam Central Station.

Your day trip starts at the tulip farm, De Tulperij, where you can understand the tulip industry and the tulip stories in the Netherlands.

At De Tulperij, you will take many pictures at the bulb fields. Besides, the third-generation tulip farmers, Mr. Daan and Mrs. Anja, guide you through the tulip areas to learn everything about how these flowers are grown and the behind-the-scenes of the tulip industry.

Next, you will be guided to the Keukenhof and take a relaxing boat trip to see spectacular views of the passing scenery, including beautiful bulb fields, traditional windmills, and authentic Dutch villages.

This is the best tour to get all the ins and outs of the tulip season!

One-Day Excursion To Keukenhof, Tulip Fields, And Delft from Amsterdam

Amazing canal view from Stads Koffyhuis in Delft

If you’ve been to Zaanse Schans and Volendam or would like to explore cities like Delft, hop on this tour.

Delft is another must-visit city known for iconic Delftware, and it is also where the famous artist Vermeer is from!

The private tulip tour departs at NH Hotel Amsterdam Barbizon Palace, less than a 5-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station to the garden, Keukenhof.

After visiting Keukenhof, you have 30 minutes to take pictures in the fields with the tulips. Afterward, it is time for Delft.

In Delft, you visit Delft Blue Pottery Factory for the workshop to learn about Dutch handcraft tradition. Also, you will have a chance to explore the city with a guided walking tour.

Delft is my favorite city besides Amsterdam. Delft is also a canal city but much more relaxing, so you can enjoy the local vibe here.

Helicopter Ride To See The Tulips Area

Want to have the tulip experience that you will never forget? Join this exclusive helicopter ride to see the Dutch tulips.

You will see the colorful tulip fields and much more than that!

This tour takes you into the sky to see the colorful flower fields, Dutch homes, towns, farms, windmills, and coastlines, and enjoy the unique sand dunes from above!

Discover the tulips and the Dutch sceneries with a helicopter flying experience!

Electric Vehicle Self-Guided Tour With GPS To See The Tulip Fields And The Beach

If you want more flexibility on your tulip trip, rent an electric car!

The car has a GPS guide, so you can explore the tulip fields and won’t get lost!

Perfect for travel solo, couple travel, or if you travel with your kid! As long as you have held a driver’s license for at least 3 years!

Cycling In The Iconic Tulip Fields Near Tulip Garden Keukenhof

Have you ever imagined taking pictures of yourself in the tulip field?

One of the best ways to do so is by joining a tulip bike tour, where a local travel guide shows you the best places to appreciate the tulips and take Instagram-worthy pictures or videos!

If you want to challenge yourself even more, join this small but affordable guided tour, where the guide takes you on a train and bike tour from Amsterdam to Keukenhof.

Landover Tulip Tour

If you want a more comfortable ride without a thrilling helicopter ride or cycling yourself, join the Landover Tulip tour!

In this 2.5-hour small guided tour, the expert guide takes you to the tulip fields on a jeep; you don’t need to do anything. The guide shows you to the fields, castle, and the De Tulperij tulip farm.

You will see more than just the flowers, but take a deep dive into the tulip industry at the tulip farm, De Tulperij.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

When Is The Tulip Festival In Amsterdam?

The tulip season starts from mid-March to Early May.

The world-famous tulip garden, Keukenhof, is not in Amsterdam but in Lisse and is open to the public from 21 March to 12 May 2024. You can find what you can do during Amsterdam Tulip Season and what tickets you need to pre-book beforehand.

Is Keukenhof Worth Visiting?

Yes, definitely.

You can see all kinds of tulips inside the tulip garden, the advanced gardening styles and other traditional performances. What I love about Keukenhof the most is that you can take many pictures in the garden.

If you have time, you can join some tulip field tours after visiting Keukenhof. Hence, you get the ultimate tulip experience in the Netherlands.

When Is The Best Time To Visit The Keukenhof Tulip Garden?

The tulip season is usually from mid-March to early May, depending on the weather.

You can always see lovely and blossom tulips inside the tulip garden, Keukenhof; for the tulip field near the tulip garden, the best time to visit the tulip field is in mid-April.

How Much Time Is Enough For Keukenhof?

You can decide how many hours you want to stay at Keukenhof, but for most people, you can see the best part of the garden within two hours; if you plan to see all the flowers in the park and enjoy your time there, it can take four hours.

I went there with some friends, it took us around three hours since my friends and I really enjoyed time at our own pace and also had lunch there.

Read my Keukenhof Garden Tips and things to do near Keukenhof, so you know to make your trip better!

Do You Need To Book Tulip Garden Keukenhof Tickets In Advance?

The tulip season attracts millions of tourists worldwide each year, so if you want to register your tickets early. If you are more interested in the tulip tours, reserving the spots beforehand is also recommended.

Besides the tulip tour, there are also some tickets you need to book in advance for the trip to Amsterdam in April.

How Do I Get The Ultimate Tulip Experience For My Trip In Amsterdam?


There are millions of visitors each year to see the renowned Dutch tulips.

If your trip to Amsterdam is planned, book the tickets now so you won’t miss any fun tours and get your perfect tulip day!

I strongly recommend pre-book your tickets for upcoming Amsterdam trip in April.

Can I Bring The Tulip Bulbs Back To the US, UK, Or My Home Country?

Buying tulip bulbs at the airport is recommended since these bulbs usually have a certificate of inspection for the US/UK on the box. Please make sure you see the certification before paying.

Is It Needed To Stay Close To Keukenhof?

No. Keukenhof is in Lisse, but there’s no need to live close to it since it is very accessible by public transportation.

Suppose you want affordable accommodation with excellent access to public transportation. In that case, I recommend hotels in Amsterdam, like Hotel2stay, Meininger Hotel Sloterdijk, and Inntel Hotel.

Tulip Sightseeing Tours Near Amsterdam Conclusion

If you want to fully immerse yourself in Dutch tulips, join this tour, which includes visits to the tulip garden and the tulip farm on the same day. If you wish to combine your Keukenhof visit with the world-famous Giethoorn, check out this tour.

If you’ve planned your trip to Giethoorn but have yet to visit the famous windmill area, Zaanse Schans, and the Dutch fisherman’s village, Volendam, this tour is one of the most popular tours in the dutch tulip season. Reserve your spots before it’s sold out.

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