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Netherlands Birding Experience

18 - 28 April

           10 Days / 9 Nights        

 

The Netherlands, is known for a flat landscape of tree lined canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes. Despite the size of the country it has 536 species of birds inhabiting a wide range of habitats, but more concentrated in the reserves, wetlands, lakes  and nature areas.  There are many opportunities to explore on foot the reclaimed lands , the forests with their varied shades of green and the stunning parks and gardens of the country.

Itinerary in detail

Day 1: Arrival in Amsterdam (-/ -/ D)

Arrive settle in and explore the area

 

Day 2: Amsterdam (B/ L/ D)

Explore Amsterdams tree lined canals and sites in the city.

Day 3: Amsterdam – Flevoland (B/ L/ D)

Move onto this region mainly for the Oostervaderplaasen nature reserve with itswide variety of birdlife on this reclaimed land nature restoration project.

Day 4: Flevoland (B/ L/ -)

Continue to explore this unique region

 

Day 5: Flevoland - Friesland (B/ L/ -)

Onto this region with its man made lake Lauwersmeer home to a wide variety of birds especially large numbers of waterfolwl

Day 6: Friesland (B/ L/ -)

Spend time exploring the lake

 

Day 7: Friesland - Gelderland (B/ L/ -)

This region is where the Hoge Veuwe National park is situated consisting of heathlands, dunes and woodlands. Home to a number of the Netherlands bird specials.

 

Day 8: Gelderland  (B/ L/ -)

Final exploration of this uniquearea

 

Day 9: End of Tour

Leave Gelderland and head for the airport

 

What you are taking away:

The outcomes of a Side Street Explorer experience will  be a heightened awareness of nature and “being one” with the surroundings you are visiting,  a start to a life time passion for birding and nature photography , an appreciation and respect of our world and  make it a better place for all life in it. Participating in the Side Street Explorer experience will enable you to  “capture” this experience for posterity and open your mind to experience what a wonderful world we really live

Maximum of 8 couples never more

 

From R30 365.00

From $2 050, 00

Price is Per Person Sharing

Hotel List

Category: Standard 3*

Amsterdam Ozo Hotel

https://www.ozohotelamsterdam.com/en-us

Flevoland Apollo hotel Almere

https://www.apollohotels.co.uk/apollo-hotel-almere-city-centre/

Friesland Beach Hotel vigilante

https://www.strandhotelvigilante.nl/nl/contact.html

Gelderland Fletcher hotel

https://www.fletcher.nl/nl/

Tour Price Includes

- Accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast at the below indicated room types (see hotel category list below) (check in and check out around noontime)

- All transfers and transportation with air-con vehicles (types of vehicles depending on the number of pax)

o   1-2 pax: car of 7 seats

o   3-6 pax: car of 16 seats

- Local ENGLISH speaking guides (one guide in Vietnam; one guide in Cambodia) with medical kits

- One local person to assist beside the local tour leader on days of cycling for group of 8 pax up

- Mechanic services

- All entrance fees as program

- Meals (B/L/D) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as indicated in the program

- 02 bottles of mineral water per person per day on bus on days of transfer and sightseeing only

- Government tax and service charge

- Added value from 08 Paying Pax up: 1 Tour Leader Free Of Charge based on twin-sharing room (exclusive of airfares and other surcharges)

Tour Price Excludes

- Travel insurance (compulsory)

- Bike helmet (compulsory)

- Airfares (international and domestic)

- Meals (other than mentioned in the program)

- Drinks

- Early check in or late check out

- Visas

- Tips

- Additional transfer required due to any emergency situation

- Mineral water beyond that supplied

- Insurances

- Optional excursions and activities

- Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, laundry, beverages…)

- Peak season surcharges if any

- All not mentioned above