An urban adventure in Amsterdam

Canoe the canals, sample craft beers at a local microbrewery and cycle through the picturesque Dutch landscape

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About your trip

Four days, one unique experience: this long weekend in Amsterdam is the ideal European mini-escape.

You’ll glide down the canals on a canoe adventure; cycle through the idyllic Dutch landscape; uncover a side to the Red Light District that most tourists don’t get to see, and take a walking food tour through the charming streets.

From vibrant bars to world-famous museums, explore the charming Dutch capital with a group of like-minded solo travellers.

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Equipment
  • Guide
  • Local transport
  • Most meals included
  • Max 14 Flashpackers
  • Atol protected
  • Private airport transfers

Remember, flights aren't included. We're happy to help you find the best ones for you.

Itinerary

Your Itinerary

  • Day 01 Touch down in Amsterdam

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    Welcome to Amsterdam. An airport transfer will drive you into the city, where you’ll check into your hotel. Meet your fellow travellers and guide over a welcome drink, before heading out to explore the city streets. Your walking tour will begin in the famed Red Light District (one of Amsterdam’s oldest quarters) where you’ll learn about the neighbourhood’s shadowy history. You’ll then dine in a nearby restaurant in the 17th-century canal district.

  • Day 02 Canoeing & food tour

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    Having explored Amsterdam’s streets by foot, you’ll now adopt a new perspective: from your canoe as you glide down its canals. Spend your morning cruising beneath picturesque bridges and charming streets, before hopping back onto dry land to explore Jordaan – a district known for its working-class roots, radical politics and stylish bars. Weave your way through trendy Jordaan on a walking food tour (local cheeses and sugar-dusted pastries are to be expected, and no doubt enjoyed). As evening falls, board a canal boat for a leisurely sunset cruise, with pizza and beer to see you into the night.

  • Day 03 Idyllic landscape & craft beer

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    Take advantage of a free morning to do as you please (perhaps needed after exploring Amsterdam’s famed nightlife). Then, gather with your group at midday for an e-bike adventure through the Dutch countryside. With its 17th-century windmills, wooden villages and winding rivers, experience the scenic beauty that the Netherlands is famed for. Your biking foray will take you to a nearby microbrewery, located in a converted 19th-century warehouse. Your introduction to the processes of craft beer will be followed by an exclusive tasting, before returning to Amsterdam for a final dinner.

  • Day 04 Until next time, Amsterdam!

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    After breakfast, check out of your hotel and make your own way to the airport. If you’re looking to extend your European escape, take a look at our France itinerary, which will see you travel from Paris to Nice in 8 days.

Our Favourite Hotels

Browse a selection of our favourite hotels, for a flavour of where you may stay on this trip.

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Hotel De Hallen, Amsterdam West

A stylish, converted tram depot located near the Jordaan neighbourhood

Housed in a vast former industrial building, this unique hotel combines urban grit and modern sophistication.

Why we stay here

Boasting minimal, brutalist interiors, elegant dining options, comfortable rooms and a fantastic location, relax here after a day of sightseeing for a modern Dutch experience.

Important Notes

  • Fly in and out of Amsterdam Schipol Airport (AMS). Please try to arrive before 1pm on day 1, although we will arrange an airport transfer for you at whichever time you arrive.

  • Depart at your own leisure any time on day 4.

  • Please be aware that the itinerary, activities and hotels are subject to change. These changes can happen with little notice due to availability, poor weather, seasonal changes, or other circumstances beyond our control – but we’ll always do our best to ensure it has little impact on your experience. From time to time, we may also make changes to your itinerary to try out new ideas and keep things fresh and exciting.

  • We take safety very seriously on Flash Pack adventures- read more here.

Our Promise

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The People

Our trips are for like-minded people in their 30s and 40s – and 98% of them join us solo. It’s almost a given you’ll make friends.

The Trips

We know the world’s best bits, so your adventure will always be immersive and authentic, and your accommodation hand-picked.

The Guides

Our guides on the ground know their destinations better than anyone, so expect unprecedented access to local living and cultural secrets.

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