Guided tour

Amsterdam City Private Orientation Walking Tour

Activity provider: Babylon Tours Amsterdam

Amsterdam City Private Orientation Walking Tour

Activity provider: Babylon Tours Amsterdam

From US$ 88.40 per person

Avoid the hassle of group tours and get your bearings in Amsterdam on a private walking tour. See the major sights of the city center, including the bridges and canals of the Canal Belt. Learn the mercantile history of Amsterdam and more.

About this activity

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Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, French, Portuguese
Private or small groups available


  • Avoid the hassle of organized group tours with a private guide in Amsterdam
  • Find your bearings in the historic center and Canal Belt
  • Get useful tips and an insider's perspective on how to spend your time in Amsterdam
  • See the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kirk on Dam Square
  • Discover some of the leaning merchant houses of Amsterdam
  • Explore hidden courtyards and squares
Full description

Get your bearings in Amsterdam on an orientation walking tour and see all the main sights of the historic center, including the enchanting bridges, barges, houseboats and mercantile houses of the Canal Belt. Meet your guide by the statue of the bull on Beursplein and learn how the city evolved from the Amstel River in the 12th century. Get a local’s perspective with a private guide and discover some little-known secrets of the city, including tree-lined squares and private courtyards. Get priceless tips on how to make the most of your time in Amsterdam. Along the way, marvel at the monuments of Dam Square, including the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kirk. Continue to the Westerkerk in the Jordaan district on the banks of the Prinsengracht canal. Discover a street full of artists’ squats and see some of the leaning houses of Amsterdam. Go to one of the oldest inner courts of the city at the Begijnof, stroll by the side of some of the oldest canals, venture into China Town, visit Nieuwmarkt (New Market) square and much more.

  • Private guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuity (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothes
  • This tour is offered as either a private tour or semi-private tour (maximum 8 guests)
  • For semi-private tours a minimum of 2 guests is required for it to run (an alternative date or full refund will be offered if minimum numbers are not met)
  •  Wheelchair accessible tours are only available by request only

Product ID: 56516