Amsterdam Alternative Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour

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Amsterdam Alternative Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour
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Join this 2-hour Amsterdam walking tour and explore the city's Altternative culture with a local guide. Get an in-depth look into Amsterdams alternative world, its taboo in other places but normal and fun here in Amsterdam. On this tour you will visit a smart shop in Amsterdam and learn about history and legalization of many things in Amsterdam . We focus on COOL places in the summer and WARM places in the winter!
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In Brief

Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country:
Netherlands
Duration:
2 hours
Operates:
Every day 1400 , Sundays at 1500
Highlights:
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Get inside tips from a local
Small group ensures personal service
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Tour is wheelchair accessible
Free snacks included
Fully narrated tour
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Led by a local guide
Small-group tour
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Meet your local guide in central Amsterdam and enjoy an insight into the coffeeshop scene and culture and the history of marijuana in Amsterdam on a 2-hour guided walking tour.

Start your tour at the legendary Dam Palace and be introduced to the local world of cannabis at one of Amsterdam's oldest coffee shops, slang for shops that sell cannabis products in Amsterdam. Educate yourself on the history and legalization of cannabis. Discover the streets of the city as you walk to the famous coffee shops in Amsterdam, pubs, and secret medieval sites along the way.

Visit three coffee shops as well as an Irish Pub. Walk down legendary Reguliersdwarsstraat as you learn about the city's history from your knowledgeable guide and enjoy sampling local food (own expense on 2 hour tour) at a few shops the tour passes by. Your tour will end near Rembrandtplein in central Amsterdam.

Inclusions

  • Snacks ( 3 hours tour only)
  • Local guide
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Warm Places in the winter
  • Cool places in the summer!

Exclusions

  • Food and snacks (2 hour tour)
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Personal purchases or souvenirs
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Departure Point

Dam 4, 1012 NP Amsterdam, Netherlands

Returns To

Cannibale Royale Handboogstraat, Handboogstraat 17a, 1012 XM Amsterdam, Netherlands

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 18 years; A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking; Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Food is only available on 3 hour tour
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

In the beginning I thought that this would be just a "get high" tour Boy was I wrong! Eric made sure not only did we know the values of what Amsterdam possessed but the overall culture as well along with "gettin high" lol He was so kind and helpful. A tour that you must take!!
• Submitted 09 Oct 2019
our guide was so sweet and nice...she really made this tour great! you get to stop at 2-3 coffee shops and get a little history lesson along the way...so interesting to hear how all this got started and why Amsterdam is the way it is today.
• Submitted 30 Aug 2018
A good insight about the coffee shop culture, where to get the stuff from and how to manage its effects. Highly recommended for the coffee shop visitors.
• Submitted 29 May 2018
Amazing Highly recommend
• Submitted 23 May 2018
This by far was the best Coffee Shop tour I have taken. I have done this with two other companies and it paled in comparison. The guides were very knowledgeable about Amsterdam, and coffee shop culture. I paid extra for the extended tour. It was well worth it as I learned a great deal about the history of Amsterdam and the Dutch people.
• Submitted 16 Apr 2018
AMAZING! Great and funny tour guide that knew so much information. Loved the tour. We went to a bar for a quick drink and yummy treat, then headed to a coffeeshop. The tour guide is helpful and rolls your joint for you if you are inexperienced :P This was just an overall fun tour. Loved it!
• Submitted 12 Feb 2018
This was my husband and is second trip to Amsterdam and have taken a similar tour before. This tour was better than the previous and exceeded all of our expectations. Great tour guide, super informative of all aspects on the culture and history of Amsterdam. Would highly recommend!
• Submitted 14 Jan 2018
This was such a fun tour! It was also a great way to learn about the better coffeeshops from people who live in the area, while learning about Amsterdam’s history along the way. As a solo traveler, this tour was an excellent way for me to make some friends and have some fun! :)
• Submitted 30 Oct 2017
Fun and informative! Not too much, but let's you go at your own pace!
• Submitted 08 Oct 2017
We hebben een tour van 3 uur geboekt er waren super verrast door onze aangename gids. Hij was zeer vriendelijk en vooral over alles van Amsterdam heel goed op de hoogte. Zeker aanrader om te doen in groep of om aan te sluiten bij een andere groep.
• Submitted 20 Sep 2017
Eric made this an awesome experience. He was very informative, friendly, and fun. My sister and I were a little apprehensive about doing this, but Eric immediately put us at ease and made it another adventure to remember fondly. I recommend this to anyone visiting Amsterdam.
• Submitted 30 Aug 2017
amazing tour, would definitely recommend!
• Submitted 29 Aug 2017
Pedro was our guide. He was a great conversationalist and interesting to talk to!
• Submitted 08 Aug 2017
Fantastic tour with Ben as our guide. Had lots of laughs and fun and learnt alot too. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 30 Jul 2017
This was a great tour and our guide was very friendly, enthusiastic and fun! We had a great job learning about the culture, trying a new beer at a stop we had along the way and seeing some of the area as it was our first day in Amsterdam.
• Submitted 21 Jul 2017
Loved this tour! Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and made the whole group feel really comfortable so it was definitely one of the more enjoyable small tour experiences I've had. Definitely recommend if you want to know more about the coffee shop culture of Amsterdam
• Submitted 10 Jul 2017
Amazing tour, great route of the city and learned a lot of interesting facts along the way. Muha was the best -- super funny and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend!!
• Submitted 12 Jun 2017
I would highly recommend doing this tour if you are planning on venturing to a coffee shop during your visit. The guide was very knowledgeable about Amsterdam in general, but was excellent at helping out in the shops and guiding you on what to buy/try and how much to use.
• Submitted 17 Apr 2017
Awesome tour, our guy was a sweet lady and very knowledgeable of the coffeshop culture and local culture. We started at a pup were we had the chance of trying local beer, plus got a little bit of history of the coffeeshop, smoking laws in Amsterdam, and explanation on different types of weed and explanations of what we were going to do. We then went to a coffeshop were we tried the product. We toured the city, she took us through small streets were only ladies live, through churches, cool installation in a museum, and other coffee shops. We passed through the red light district and got a bit of explanation about the girls and the window. Awesome tour and a wonderful introduction to the cannabis word for beginners!
• Submitted 11 Apr 2017
What a great tour we had and we did the Extended version..the extra hour. Our guide Sam was so cool and knew his stuff and his cafe's. Of course you can visit these on your own, but we had limited time there just 3 days and to get the inside scoop on the best bang for your buck per say was very nice. Also learned so much more than just about the Cafe's and what they offer...he really informed us about a lot of the culture in Amsterdam. Would highly recommend to anyone!
• Submitted 30 Mar 2017
Amazing experience. Wonderful tour guide. Food sampling was fantastic each person was able to select a large appetizer :
• Submitted 18 Mar 2017
This tour was amazing! Muha was our tour guide and he had ALOT of knowledge on the subject. He also sprinkled in culture to show you that Amsterdam is much more than just drugs and sex. I hope you're able to take the tour with him or Polly, both were super sweet!
• Submitted 15 Mar 2017
amazing tour and tour guide was very informational and wonderful. it was a great tour.
• Submitted 25 Dec 2016
When we are away we always book tours. But they never have been as FABULOUS as this one. The guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable. Provided us with lots of info and we had loads of fun. A must do when in A'dam. Ps we also booked a red light tour with oranje umbrella. Don't miss that either!
• Submitted 09 Oct 2016

In Brief

Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country:
Netherlands
Duration:
2 hours
Operates:
Every day 1400 , Sundays at 1500
Highlights:
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Get inside tips from a local
Small group ensures personal service
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Tour is wheelchair accessible
Free snacks included
Fully narrated tour
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Led by a local guide
Small-group tour

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