Holland & Belgium at Tulip Time - 8 Days - Brussels to Amsterdam

Holland & Belgium at Tulip Time - 8 Days - Brussels to Amsterdam

From R48,700 p.p. Subject to price terms

Package Includes
  • Accommodation in the finest and  most elegantly appointed riverview staterooms
  • Impeccable service thanks to fewer staterooms and more staff than any other river cruise line
  • All meals and unlimited beverages onboard
  • Expertly planned and hosted shore excursions
  • Well-equipped fitness center, use of bicycles and walking sticks for onshore enjoyment
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment and Signature Lectures
  • All scheduled airport transfers
  • Ship-wide internet and Wi-Fi access
  • All tipping and gratuities onboard and onshore
  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the stylish River Ambassador
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days according to transfer guidelines
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell
  • Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, and mineral water
  • 2 countries
  • 6 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided “Do as the Locals Do,” “Village Day,” and “Gentle Walking” programs
  • 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio- headset system on all shore excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: “A Unified Modern Europe: From Maastricht to Brussels 

Discover the springtime splendor and stunning beauty of Holland and Belgium. Acres of tulips stretching as far as the eye can see, windmills silhouetted against the sky, the very fields Vincent van Gogh himself once painted—these are just a few of the sights that await you in Holland and Belgium during tulip season. On this unforgettable cruise through one of the most breathtaking regions of Western Europe, you’ll explore bustling towns that were once ancient Roman settlements, hunt for unique treasures in medieval villages and marvel at the works of Dutch and Flemish masters, including Peter Paul Rubens and Vincent van Gogh.

Validity Period:
Offer valid until 31 October 2016
Cruise operates from 26 March through 23 April 2017
Pay in full when booking & SAVE from R6000 per person off advertised price
Lead in Price:
02 April: R48 700 per person sharing. Price is based on a category 3 cabin and operates in reverse
R48,700 p.p. Cruise only
  • International airfares.
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Visa’s
  • Medical and Travel Insurance

Package prices unless indicated on the offer are per person sharing, for the full duration of stay , accommodation & return resort transfers. Package offers exclude meals & drinks not indicated, items of a personal nature, medical & travel insurance. Peak season surcharges & block out dates may apply. Prices are correct at the time of publishing, however are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases & availability. Supplier terms & conditions may apply. These offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Service fees apply. Errors & omissions excepted. 

A deposit of R 3,500 per person is required within 7 days of reservation. Final payment is due at least 90 days prior to departure. Full terms and conditions, refer to the 2017 Europe & Russia brochure online or print.TO QUALIFY FOR SAVINGS BENEFIT, FULL PRE PAYMENT IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF BOOKING WHICH IS VALID UNTIL 31 OCTOBER 2016.  NEXT TIER OF DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE BY PAYING A DEPOSIT BEFORE 16 JANUARY 2017. PLEASE REFER TO THE NEW 2017 BROCHURE FOR GUIDELINES ON THE VARIOUS SAVINGS.


It may be a little country, but it is a lovely one, so it is sad that Belgium is often overlooked when travellers plan a trip to Europe. Tucked between the desirable and obvious destinations of London, Paris and Amsterdam, Belgium is usually treated as a stepping stone to the English Channel, or, at most, a quick stop-over for a look-see in the capital, Brussels.

Beyond the city of Brussels with its historic Gothic buildings and tall European Union office blocks, is a treasure-trove of undiscovered lazy seaside towns, and the inland wooded gorges of the splendid Ardennes, sprinkled with medieval castles and steeped in folklore. The medieval city of Bruges has character and charm galore with a rich architectural heritage, graceful canals, winding waterways and cobbled streets, and is a favourite with visitors. Belgium is a country that has inspired many artists and writers with the charm of its Gothic cathedrals, town halls, gabled guildhouses and rich museums.

After a busy day exploring it all, evenings are best spent experiencing Belgium's fantastic cuisine and delighting in the country's variety of 300-odd brews of beer. Belgians have a reputation for their gracious hospitality, no doubt due in part to the country's location, which has created an international crossroads for commerce and culture. Despite this, Belgium and its distinct regions of Flemish Flanders (north) and French Wallonia (south) has proudly preserved its traditions and identity.