8 Days private river cruise
From day to day
Day 1 Arrival, transfer and boarding in Amsterdam
Your tour starts with a personal meet & greet at the airport. Than you transfer to Amsterdam and board the ship. If your schedule allows it, have a rest or spend the day in Amsterdam! Overnight aboard the ship.
Day 2 Amsterdam – Wijk bij Duurstede
After breakfast we leave Amsterdam and head for the old city of Wijk bij Duurstede sailing the beautiful small river De Vecht. We’ll have lunch at a local restaurant along the river. Dinner at arrival in Wijk bij Duurstede, overnight aboard.
Day 3 Wijk bij Duurstede – Schoonhoven – Dordrecht
In the morning we sail to Dordrecht. In the fortified city of Schoonhoven we’ ll have a stop for lunch. Enjoy your lunch in a nice restaurant and have a glimpse at the city center. Immerse yourself in the important role that Schoonhoven played in the old Dutch defense lines (information available on board). Early in the afternoon we head for Dordrecht. At arrival, have a look and shop at the city center. Dinner in the evening, following overnight aboard in Dordrecht.
Day 4 Dordrecht – Willemstad – Gorinchem
Leaving Dordrecht we sail to Willemstad, a typical Dutch city strategically situated where waterways converge. After lunch and a walk around Willemstad we follow our route to Gorinchem. Along the way we’ll have a stop at Woudrichem to pay a visit to Castle Loevestein. Information is available onboard. Overnight across the river in Gorinchem.
Day 5 Gorinchem – Heusden – Arnhem
After breakfast we follow our route and head for Arnhem. Depending the weather circumstances we follow the Northern river Waal route and have lunch in Zaltbommel. Or we go the Southern waterway over river the Maas and have lunch in Heusden. At arrival in Arnhem have a rest and spend some time in the city center. After dinner you overnight aboard in the port of Arnhem.
Day 6 Arnhem – Deventer – Kampen
In the morning we follow our way from Arnhem to Kampen over the beautiful river De IJssel. We’ll have a stop in Deventer for lunch. Spend some time in the Hanseatic city of Deventer! In the afternoon we head for Kampen where we dock and spend the night.
Day 7 Kampen – Hoorn – Enkhuizen
Early in the morning we prepare to cross- over the IJsselmeer heading Hoorn and Enkhuizen. We’ll have lunch in Hoorn and overnight in Enkhuizen. Enjoy a few hours of free time in Enkhuizen and immerse yourself in Enkhuizen’s VOC history. Information is available onboard.
Day 8 Enkhuizen – Amsterdam / end of program
After an early breakfast we leave Enkhuizen and head for Amsterdam. Disembarkation in Amsterdam, than we’ll transfer you to the airport, trainstation or hotel. Feel free to ask, if we can assist you arranging extended stay.
***** The journey ends, but memories remain! *****
Do you want to change the route or travel arrangement? Contact us, call 0031 418 6480 43, or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Flight tickets, domestic and international car transport at request.