Flowers and European Union

Netherlands & Belgium for school groups

You will visit Netherlands and Belgium.


9 days start from $2295
11 days start from $2395
(all inclusive)

Add airfare: $950-$1100

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Netherlands and Belgium Itinerary

This is an example of the Netherlands and Belgium itinerary.

Remember: We are very happy to customize this itinerary to accommodate your group specific interests. We can make it longer or shorter and adjust the cost to fit different budgets.

Day 1 Amsterdam

Overnight flight to Amsterdam

Day 2 Brussels

Historic tour of Brussels

  • Grand Placecentral city square surrounded by guild halls
  • Atomium iconic steel atom sculpture

Mini Europe ParkMini-Europe is a miniature park  with reproductions of monuments in the European Union on display, at a scale of 1:25. Roughly 80 cities and 350 buildings are represented. The park contains live action models such as trains, mills, an erupting Mount Vesuvius, and cable cars

Day 3 Brussels

European Union government buildings 

Special Event – lecture on European Union


Day 4 Flanders Fields and Bruges

WWI battlefields around Ypres- Half a million soldiers were killed here, making it one of the deadliest — and today the most hallowed — stretches of land along the Western Front. With local expert, we’ll tour the American Cemetery, visit a thought-provoking museum, and see “the fields where poppies grow”.

Historic tour of gothic Bruges 

  • Walking tour around canals, squares and narrow streets
  • Taste the famous Belgian waffles, ATatties that makes the crispiest and fluffiest ones around.

Special event: Chocolate workshop – enjoy the best of Belgium chocolate

Day 5 Antwerp

MAS museumThis giant Lego® brick-like structure lies in the heart of an old harbor. We will admire amazing views from its 9th floor. 

Port House -spectacular architecture concept by Zaha Hadid Architects

Day 6 Rotterdam

Special event: Maeslant storm surge barrier – we will discover how a country stays dry and fights climate change  when nearly half of its land is below sea level. Over centuries, the Dutch created an immense system of dams, barriers, and dikes for protection from the North Sea. Explore these feats of modern engineering, culminating with a tour of one of earth’s largest moving structures and a better appreciation of the fragility of the Low Countries. 

Tour of Rotterdam:


Day 7 Amsterdam

On a way to Amsterdam visit Aalsmeer Flower AuctionThe world’s largest, this sprawling flower auction sells millions of diverse blooms every weekday.

Historic tour of Amsterdam- through the heart of the city, stopping to visit the Anne Frank House for a thought-provoking look at the hideaway of Anne and her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.

Free time


Day 8 Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum to see all the famous Dutch masters.

Van Gogh Museum

Day 9 Amsterdam

Departure to the United States   



Tour Operator

Sylvia  +1 617-301-1237 

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Belgium – Country Code +32 | Police 112 | American Embassy: (+32) 2 811 40 00 Address: Boulevard du Régent 27, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

The Netherlands – Country Code +31 | Police 112 | American Embassy: (+31) 70 310 2209 Address: John Adams Park 1, 2244 BZ Wassenaar, Netherlands


Our hotels and casas are centrally located and we usually place 2 students per room. Teachers are placed in single rooms. We offer discounted or complimentary spots for parents and chaperons.

Air condition

Towels and soap

Hair Dryer


Example from past accommodations


What’s included?

What’s not included

Why teachers and students love our educational trips

Low cost

Our prices include everything listed on itinerary, all meals etc.

Rich itinerary

Designed to create more travel experiences customers love.

Centrally located hotels

We stay in 3-4 stars hotels, mostly 2 students per room

Scholarships for students

We offer full or partial scholarships for the students with financial need.

Interaction with locals

Joint activities or dinner discussions with local students, teachers, artists, entrepreneurs.

Teachers and parents travel

Teacher travel for free and parents/chaperons receive 200-300 USD discount.

Essential Travel Information

school trips to the Netherlands and Belgium

visa requirements, health, currency and more

▹ Visa requirements for school trips to the Netherlands and Belgium

✔︎ There are no special visa requirements for US citizens entering Netherlands and Belgium for less than 90 days. Please make sure your passport is valid for at least another 6 months and has empty pages. 


▹ Health, Vaccinations

✔︎ All travelers need to be in good physical health in order to participate fully on this trip. When selecting your trip please make sure you have read through the itinerary carefully and assess your ability to manage and enjoy our style of travel. Please note that if in the opinion of our group leader or local guide any traveller is unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group, we reserve the right to exclude them from all or part of a trip without refund. You should be able to walk at least 2-3 miles a day and be able to climb at least two sets of stairs.
✔︎ You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information or for any necessary vaccinations before departure.
✔︎ There are no major health risks associated with traveling to Netherlands and Belgium.
✔︎ At least 30 days prior to departure, check with your doctor or healthcare provider or visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website at
✔︎ If you have medication that you take daily, be sure you have enough for each day of the tour and any possible delays ( we recommend additional 1-2 weeks of supply).
✔︎ If you tend to get motion sickness please travel with appropriate medication. If you have a sensitive stomach consider bringing imodium as well.

Health Insurance: international health insurance, evacuation or cancelation insurance are not included. We recommend purchasing those before the trip. See the insurance box on the sidebar of this page.


▹ Electricity

✔︎ Netherlands and Belgium operate on the European standard 220-240 volts and use Types C, E, or f plugs with two small, round pins.
✔︎ Please remember to bring a proper adapter.


▹ Connectivity, Internet

✔︎ The Internet is available in all hotels although speed may vary.
✔︎ Please consult your phone plan provider for phone call and text messages, international charges and plans.


▹ Time zones
Netherlands and Belgium are both 7 hours ahead of Eastern Time (ET). 12 pm in New York is 7 PM in 
Netherlands and Belgium.


▹ Currency, cash, credit cards

✔︎ The currency in Netherlands and Belgium are Euro.
✔︎ Better rates of exchange are usually available overseas
✔︎ ATMs are  available in all major towns and cities and credit cards are generally available in tourist shops and restaurants. Visa and MasterCard are better than American Express, Diners.  Smaller venues accept cash only.


▹ Baggage allowance

✔︎ Our travelers are limited to one checked bag and one carry-on bag per person due to storage limitations on motor coaches and other transfers, which may include train connections or flights. Additional baggage can be a subject of extra fees. Contact your airline for baggage size and weight restrictions for your flights.
✔︎ We recommend that you make sure you label your baggage and keep valuables, medication, and documents and a set of clothes, pijamas and cosmetics (travel size) in your carry-on bag in case of baggage delays. ber of your first hotel printed out.


▹ Tipping

✔︎ It’s customary to offer your guide and driver a gratuity in local currency. Please keep current exchange rates in mind.
✔︎ We recommend tipping the equivalent of $10 per day per person and giving the tips to tour leaders to distribute between drivers, guides etc.
✔︎ Tips can only be paid in cash.


▹ Itinerary

Our itineraries are updated regularly throughout the year based on customer feedback and to reflect the current situation in each destination. The information included in this Essential Trip Information may therefore differ from when you first booked your trip. It is important that you review this information prior to travel so that you have the latest updates. Due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays, or other factors, further changes may be necessary to your itinerary once in-country. The order and timing of included activities in each location may also vary seasonally to ensure our travelers have the best experience. Your tour leader will keep you up to date with any such changes once on tour.


We LOVE to talk about travel. If you have any questions please give us a call: 617 301 1237 or email us:

We are always happy to talk to our travelers and answer the questions!


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Steps to enroll:

  1. Fill up the registration form on-line here.

Or download the registration form, medical release and contract below, fill it out, sign and send to or mail to Colibri Travel & Tours, 341 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA 02139.

2. Send us a copy of your passport and deposit check via password protected email or regular mail.

3. Pack your bags and enjoy!


9 days start from $2295
11 days start from $2395
(all inclusive)

Add airfare: $950-$1100

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