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Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour

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icon4 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 6 more
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Discover the delights of Amsterdam on a private half-day walking tour of the city’s historical and cultural highlights. With a your personal guide, go to the Museum Square where the Van Gogh Museum is located; delve into the city’s renowned houseboat culture at the Houseboat Museum; and pleasure your palate with traditional Dutch snacks at Albert Cuyp, the largest street market in the Netherlands. Then, absorb the verdant beauty of Vondelpark and learn the poignant history of Anne Frank’s House on this comprehensive tour.
  • Private walking tour of Amsterdam
  • See the city like a local with your expert guide
  • Visit the Houseboat Museum to learn about the iconic houseboats lining Amsterdam's canals
  • See Vondelpark and the Anne Frank House
  • Wander the massive Albert Cuyp street market and enjoy a typical Dutch snack
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Customizable tour with private guide
Hotel/ port pickup if situated in central Amsterdam
Dutch Snack
House Boat Museum
Tram ticket
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel drop-off
Visit of the Van Gogh Museum
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Loetje Centraal , Stationsplein 10, 1012 AB Amsterdam, Netherlands

You will meet your guide in front of Loetje Centraal, Stationsplein 10, Amsterdam.

This activity will end right where it started.Your morning or afternoon tour in Amsterdam will start at your hotel within the city centre or if you travel to Amsterdam from elsewhere at a central point in the city
Depart from either your Amsterdam hotel or a central city location and travel to the departure point of the walking tour. After greeting your knowledgeable guide, board a tram destined for the Jordaan district, listening to interesting commentary regarding the district’s radical transformation as you travel. 

On arrival, stroll past West Kirk and Anne Frank’s house to hear of the building’s tragic history, and then gain fascinating insight into the city’s houseboat culture at the Houseboat Museum. 

Amble onwards to the lively Leidseplein area to pleasure your palate with traditional Dutch ‘window’ snacks; sample enticing bites like kroket (deep fried veal croquettes), and then continue to the Museum District to see the Van Gogh Museum. 

Capture photographs of the bright and beautiful Vondelpark before concluding your tour at Albert Cuyp, the largest street market in the Netherlands. Stroll amid the well-stocked stalls that sell everything from vintage clothing to locally sourced produce. 

After exploring, bid your guide a fond farewell at the Albert Cuyp market and continue discovering the Dutch capital at your own pace.
Pass By:  
Walk by the Rijksmuseum
Pass By:  
Dam Square
Walk by Dam Square
Pass By:  
Leiden Square (Leidseplein)
Walk by Leidseplein
Pass By:  
Van Baerlestraat & Vondelpark
Pass By:  
Van Gogh Museum
Walk by van Gogh Musuem
Pass By:  
Anne Frank House
Walk by the Anne Frank House
Stop At:  
Houseboat Museum
Visit the Houseboat Museum
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Albert Cuyp Market
Visit the Albert Cuyp Market
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions
  • Good walking shoes recommended
  • Tour can be operated in English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch or Portuguese; please advise your preferred tour language at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Participants must be able to walk for 4 hours
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY HTG Services
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the social distancing policy during Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour.


134 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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Great way to know the city
, Apr 2022
Loved our guide. She was friendly, accommodating, and very knowledgeable. This is a must do apon arrival in Amsterdam to get an orientation to the city.
Thorough and personalized tour
, Oct 2021
Despite a bit of an initial mix-up (Viator instructed us to meet our guide across from the Central Train Station in Amsterdam at the tourist information building and instructed her to meet us at our AirBnB at the appointed time so it reqiured a little detective work on our guide's part to locate and meet us - Viator, please take note),our tour was a great success. Not only did our guide have an encyclopedic knowledge of the history and cultural heritage of Amsterdam, she was very sensitve to our personal interests and crafted her tour so that is was perfect for us.
Great city walking tour
, Sep 2021
Rick was a great guide. Very friendly and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed the tour.His Spanish is excellent.
Canals and much, much, more!
, Mar 2020
This was possibly the best walking tour we have ever taken. Our guide, Dietrich, was absolutely amazing. He was extremely knowledgeable as well as being very patient with all of our questions. The tour included a number of locations that the locals would be familiar with but would surely been overlooked by a first time visitor. Dietrich was a delight to be with and thus we will always look back on this tour with a big smile!
Canals and much, much more !
, Mar 2020
This was possibly one of the best walking tours we have ever taken. Our guide, Dietrich, was amazing. He was extremely knowledgeable and was so patience with all our questions. He showed us locations that locals would be familiar with but not the first time visitor to Amsterdam. Dietrich has a wonderful personality and he made our tour one that we will always remember with a big smile! Highly recommended.
Great Tour!
, Oct 2019
Renate, our guide, was very friendly, informative, and considerate. She took her time to explain the history and show us around Amsterdam in a way only a local can. We had just landed a couple of hours prior and were pretty jet lagged, but she still took her time to show us everything she could that interested us. She even took us to an amazing local cheese shop and dessert shop. I highly recommend booking this tour. You will not be disappointed. Unless you go often or are with a local, it would be difficult to see or know the places she took us too. Do not hesitate to book this tour.
Amsterdam 2019
Dennis T
, Oct 2019
Danny gave us a great 4-hour tour of Amsterdam. We're able to see all of the major sites and get a great history and perspective of how Amsterdam has developed over many many years. We especially appreciated having prepaid tickets and going on a houseboat,that was a unique experience. Great job, thank you.
Awesome Tour with John!
, Jul 2019
We had a wonder tour with John - highly recommend. Can't say enough good things about this experience.
Robert was our amazing tour guide...
, Apr 2018
Robert was our amazing tour guide for a 4 hour walk on our first day in Amsterdam. Robert was energetic, knowledgeable, personable and was able to adapt our tour so that we ended at our house rental. His tour gave us a great perspective on how to navigate the city with ease for the rest of our trip. He showed us several sites that I don't think we would have found on our own for example, we walked through Central Station for a view of the water and ferry. There were four people in our group and he was able to address the interest of all of us - history, art, shopping. Overall, I would give him 6 stars if I could, but 5 will have to do. Highly recommend this as a first day activity to give you the overall idea of the City of Amsterdam.
Absolutely wonderful. We learned so...
, Mar 2018
Absolutely wonderful. We learned so much about the city - past and present - and have a new appreciation for its place in history. Well worth it!

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