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London & Amsterdam

Discover two incredible cities over 9 days, from London's bustling vibe, incredible museums, palaces and lively pubs to the bike-and boat-friendly wonder that is Amsterdam, teeming with canals and charming narrow streets. Explore London on a guided bus tour and hit all the highlights, and venture out into the Dutch countryside to see iconic windmills and taste delicious Dutch cheese.

With countries as vast and bountiful as the Netherlands and England, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

This itinerary is also available from Amsterdam to London.

Location

London and Amsterdam

Location:

London, England, UK (LHR), Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS)

9  Days | 7  nights
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INCLUSIONS

  • Flight to London; return from Amsterdam (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Private airport transfers in London and Amsterdam
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts and 1 tasting
  • Train between London and Amsterdam (in selected class)
  • 3 More Moments activities: - 3 activities included:
    • Full-day guided bus tour of London with admissions as outlined
    • 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off pass in Amsterdam (valid for 48 hours)
    • Full-day Dutch Countryside and Windmills bus tour, including: Boat trip on Ijsselmeer lake; cheese tasting at a cheese factory; demonstration by a traditional clog maker; visit inside one of the antique working windmills
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to London.

London & Amsterdam

Day 2

Welcome to London

Upon arrival, enjoy a private transfer to your hotel and check in. Spend the rest of the day getting settled in your new London neighbourhood.

London & Amsterdam

Day 3

London: Sightseeing

After breakfast, enjoy a bus tour of London's main landmarks.

More Moments Activities Included:
London Guided Bus Tour:

Alongside a professional guide, visit St Paul's Cathedral, and explore the masterpiece designed by Wren in 1673, taking time to listen to the 1695 organ that Mendelssohn once played, and visit the tombs of Nelson and Wellington. Next, watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace (subject to availability). After lunch ($), visit the Tower of London and learn all about the tower's fascinating history. View the Crown Jewels and the White Tower, and wander around this imposing fortress. The tour concludes with a River Thames cruise with views of Tower Bridge, The Shard and St Paul's Cathedral while being entertained by your tour guide.

Meal(s): Breakfast
London & Amsterdam

Day 4

London: At Leisure

The city is yours! Enjoy this day at leisure to explore London exactly as you want.

Meal(s): Breakfast
London & Amsterdam

Day 5

London - Amsterdam (approx. 355 km)

After breakfast, make your way to the London St. Pancras railway station to catch a morning train to Amsterdam. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel to check in and spend the rest of the day exploring the city.

Meal(s): Breakfast
London & Amsterdam

Day 6

Amsterdam: Dutch Countryside & Windmills Excursion

This morning, enjoy a full-day excursion through the Dutch countryside.

More Moments Activities Included:
Local Gems:

Dutch Countryside & Windmills Excursion: See the villages of Zaanse Schans and Volendam, and take a boat trip on Ijsselmeer lake to the former island of Marken. This tour includes a wonderful cheese tasting at a cheese factory, an exciting demonstration by a traditional clog maker, and a visit inside an antique working windmill. Time is included for a guided stroll around the villages and lunch in a local fish restaurant ($). This tour lasts around 6 hours.

Meal(s): Breakfast, tasting
London & Amsterdam

Days 7 & 8

Amsterdam: Sightseeing

Explore Amsterdam at your own pace over two days. Take advantage of your Hop-On Hop-Off pass, valid for 48 hours, and explore all the city's highlights.

More Moments Activities Included:
Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Pass:

Discover the main sights of Amsterdam over 48 hours where you can simply hop off to explore further when something captures your attention, then hop back on at any stop along the route.

Meal(s): 2 Breakfasts
London & Amsterdam

Day 9

Amsterdam - Return to Canada

Take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
London & Amsterdam

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
London, England, UK (LHR)
Holiday Inn Express Earls Court(or similar)
Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS)
Apollo Museum Hotel Amsterdam City Center(or similar)
London, England, UK (LHR)
Doubletree by Hilton Kensington(or similar)
Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS)
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed and 2 twin beds.
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily, year-round

MORE TO KNOW

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

 

ACTIVITIES

Excursions are operated with an English-speaking guide.

Hotel pickup is not included. Pick up points are in central London and Amsterdam, within easy walking distance.

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.