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XALAM TOURS & TRAVELS

#244 of 935 Tours in Amsterdam
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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The better way to travel around Europe... XALAM TOURS was built on the values of cultural immersion, experiential travel, and authentic connections. We were founded on the simple idea that the best way to learn about our world is to experience it firsthand. Fifteen years later we remain a family-run company driven by the same core principles.
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Maria Rita S. wrote a review Jul 2022
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We have just had a really pleasant and memorable tour🤩. In the morning we went to visit Zaanse Schans, and Volendam. Before we also went to Zaandam. At Zaanse Schans we saw how they prepare the famous Dutch cheese, the Gouda, and had a taste of the various kind of cheese they have. Of course it is not easy to go out from there without buying anything 😊. Then we went to see how they make wooden clogs. Really interesting 👍🙂. After Zaanse Schans, we went to Volendam. We had a walk along the main road and along the seaside. We ate fish and poffertjes. Really fresh and tasty😋. In the afternoon, we went to Geithoorn. What can I say... Paradise on Earth!!!... A fairy tale❤️. Everything was perfect!!! Not only for the beauty of the places and the experience made but also for the excellent driver and touristic guide: Nadhira!!! Hi Nadhira!!!! Thank you for this great day!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ PS. I can't finish my comment without mentioning Noval, always kind and professional; I would say a gentleman🙂 In few word: Xalam Tours and Travels highly recommended!!!!
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merc111487 wrote a review May 2022
Hartford, Connecticut37 contributions16 helpful votes
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Gardens were spectacular and we were there when only about 10% of the flowers were in bloom - really makes us want to come back and see the real thing!
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Sue wrote a review May 2022
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom1 contribution
Great day out just in time to see the tulips in full bloom still. Tour guide was very informative and gave top tips to enhance our visits. Great to see outside Amsterdam as we usually stay in the city when we visit.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Dina W wrote a review May 2022
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Enjoyed this experience. Was enjoyable to see three different distinct towns outside of Amsterdam. The guide was prompt and timely which I appreciated. I would recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Jimmannoia wrote a review Apr 2022
Santa Barbara, CA93 contributions39 helpful votes
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The trip was a full day with comfortable transportation in a small Mercedes van with six other people. The guide Nadhira was a young college student but with loads and loads of experience driving people all over europe. She knew when to be available and when not to push. She really didn't talk to us unless we talked to her. Basically turned us loose at each of the three stops. The first was Keukenhof where she arranged our admission and we met back two and a half hours later. The second was in Volendam where she once again turn us loose for an hour and 15 minutes suggesting that might be a time for lunch which we did. There could perhaps have been a little longer time there so that we could do something other than just eat. For example the photographs and costumes might have been fun. In any case our last stop was at Zaanse where the windmills and demonstrations of making wooden shoes and cheese were interesting but this place is really a gigantic Disneyland tourist trap. I would not recommend Zaanse unless you have very little time, have kids, and want to be able to say you have checked these boxes
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