What To Expect
Know about the Hungarian history, culture, famous sights and customs. This tour will take you on a private journey to Budapest.
You will be taking a public transportation to Heroes' Sq and City Park. Get acquainted with the rich Hungarian history as you learn the chronological line of kings then we will take a walk through the city park to visit the Vajdahunyad Castle (outside only). This castle is a complex built as part of the Millennial Exhibition in 1896, displaying typical architecture found throughout Hungary.
Stop at Szechenyi bath house (may peek inside during open days) and check out this country's bath culture. Then we will take the Millennium metro back towards the city center and make a stop at the end of Andrassy Blvd. where you'll hear about the significance the street brought to culture and nobility.
After our city park visit we head over to the St. Stephen's Basilica (we'll take a peek inside whenever possible) before we take a break in a cafe for a taste of Hungary's famous pastry called "retes" which is a traditional type of strudel. Guests may get two homemade pastries and a coffee or soft drink (included in the tour). After this refreshment break we head down to the riverside to see the famous blue Danube. See the spectacular view of Gellert hill and the Citadel, Buda Hills and the Royal Palace as we cross the river via Budapest's Chain Bridge.
For the final leg of the tour we climb the steps up into the Buda Castle District and then wander through the old cobble stone streets and alleys to our finishing point in front of the Matthias church and Fisherman's Bastion.
Private certified guide
Public transport tickets
Meals and drinks not specified
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
The guide will meet you at your hotel lobby or entrance.
Children below 2 years old are free of charge.
Participants will need to be fit for light continuous walking. Please wear proper clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Tour operates rain or shine.
Tour ends in the Buda Castle District near the Matthias church.
For bookings of 5 people or more, please inquire. Please note that the tour operates with a maximum of 15 guests.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
2 or 4 hours
3 hours and 30 minutes