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3-Hour Budapest Tour with Russian Jeep

1. 3-Hour Budapest Tour with Russian Jeep

Don't wait with the crowds for a traditional city tour. Lean back in your authentic, vintage Russian Military Jeep, buckle up, and leave the rest to the guides! Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Budapest. This tour is highly recommended for those who wish to see a "bit more"  of Budapest, as you will be taken to where city tours have no access. See the wonders and secrets of this city. The tour takes you along the Hungarian Champs Elysees (Andrassy Ut). Make a stop at Heroes Square (Hosok Teren) for sightseeing and for photos. From here you can see the Western Railway Station (Nyagati Palyaudvart) designed by August De Serres, built by the Eiffel Company of Paris,12 yrs before the Eiffel Tower. The tour continues towards the beautiful Parliament Building, St Stephens/St Istvan Basilica and then you will make your way to Buda. Make a short detour/stop at the medieval castle, then venture onwards to the city's highest lookout point where you will see breathtaking panoramic views of Budapest, The Danube, Buda Castle. While heading back you can admire the city as you cross the Danube by bridge and head towards the Jewish Quarter. Here you will find Europe's largest functioning Synagogue and historical neighborhood with its own unique & interesting atmosphere.  Throughout the tour, your driver will be sharing interesting stories on points of interest and is open to questions. There is also the option of using your audio guide or you can listen to music with the JBL hi-fi system. Grab your camera and tour Budapest!

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Danube Bend: Full-Day Hiking Tour from Budapest

2. Danube Bend: Full-Day Hiking Tour from Budapest

Embark on a full-day, guided hike just outside of Budapest through the Danube Bend, including hotel pickup and drop-off via an air conditioned and comfortable van. A memorable day for lovers of nature and the outdoors awaits. Spend the day in the volcanic Visegradi Hills, where the memory of the old volcano still pervades. The volcano is no longer active, so there remains no danger. The starting point of the hike is at a tiny, romantic village on the coast of the Danube, called Dömös. Begin with the steepest climb of the day while you're still feeling fresh. After the climb, you'll find yourself on a ridge that offers beautiful panoramic views over the river and surrounding mountains. As you look around, check out the huge volcanic rocks that were left behind after the ancient eruption. After a few hundred yards more, climb to Predikaloszek, the summit with some of the best views in Hungary. This place is very famous among locals and visited the whole year through by nature-lovers. Stop for a snack at the lookout and take in the amazing scenery. After refueling, a nice and long downhill trek is waiting for you through a wild and untouched valley. During the descent, observe the power of water; see how it created ravines in the soil of the forest. Before starting your climb in the canyon, refill your bottles with clear spring water from water reservoirs. The Ram Canyon is a great adventure for all ages, boasting a nice cool climate, great depth, and waterfalls to climb with the help of ladders and rails. Head back toward the starting point filled with positive energy and unforgettable experiences. The whole hike is just over 11 miles; the trip is recommended for experienced hikes, but manageable for anyone who is in good physical condition.

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Budapest: 2-Hour Private TukTuk Tour

3. Budapest: 2-Hour Private TukTuk Tour

Let yourself get swept away on this drive through Budapest’s best-loved places. Start in the heart of the city, where small, winding streets hide a thousand secrets. Enjoy the view of Gellért Hill on the other side of the Danube River. Then cruise through the Tabán and arrive at Buda Castle, where you'll be able to discover both the palace and the castle bazaar. Your driver is also your personal guide — sit back and enjoy his stories and insights. You can set the pace according to your preferences and interests, resulting in an unforgettable experience. Whether you've already picked out some places to visit, you're looking for some suggestions, or you want a customized tour, your guide will be happy to help you discover the beauty and pleasures of life in Budapest. You will also have the opportunity to get off the TukTuk whenever you would like to take pictures.

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Budapest: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

4. Budapest: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

Eat your way through Budapest's culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour leaves every foodie satisfied. Enjoy a bite of the ultimate classics Chimney cake and Lángos and taste them in their authentic, local flavor. Each tasting is typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by your local guide passionate about food.  Visit Szimpla Kert, Great Market Hall, and The Great Synagogue plus other remarkable spots in between food stops and hear about their history and cultural relevance from your knowledgeable guide. 

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Budapest: 1-Hour Private Boat Cruise

5. Budapest: 1-Hour Private Boat Cruise

This tour will give you a real private cruise on the Danube River in downtown Budapest. The boats providing this service are M/S Danube Vagabond and M/S Klara. Both are recently renovated in a nice condition, providing you with safety and comfort for your stay. Naturally the boats are equipped for pleasant sailing including music and an on-board bar. Naturally, the bar will be open with snacks and drinks available at reasonable prices. This is not a fast tour, but a slow, safe and comfortable trip to enjoy the panoramic views. Book this program any time from the morning to the evening. At booking, make known your preferred start time and an effort will be made to accommodate it. This 60 minute private cruise will pass through the inner city allowing you to admire the lighted bridges (in the evenings), Parliament, Buda Castle, the renewed Varkert Bazar, Vigado Concert Hall and many more nice sites between Margaret and Szabadság Bridge. Besides the standard pick-up locations, pick-up will also be available from almost anywhere along the Budapest Danube ports (for an extra fee). 

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Budapest: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

6. Budapest: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

See the most important sights of Budapest during this 4-hour-long tour. The program is recommended for those who only have a short time, or want to explore the city alone and just require an orientation. During such a city tour, you can decide what you want to see more thoroughly, where you want to go back to or you can simply measure the distances.   Highlights in the tour include Andrássy Avenue, the State Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica, Liberty Square, the House of Parliament, the Chain Bridge, and the Central Market Hall.

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Etyek Village Private 4-Hour Wine Tour from Budapest

7. Etyek Village Private 4-Hour Wine Tour from Budapest

The Etyek region is best known for its sparkling wines, and in particular, its Törley champagnes. Fresh, fragrant, and elegant white wines such as Chardonnay, Italian Riesling, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc are also produced here with increasing success. During this 4-hour private tour you’ll visit the village of Etyek and also a winery and wine cellar with a professional guide. You’ll learn about the production process and have the opportunity to try the locally made wines. Learn about Hungarian wine culture and choose a bottle to purchase as a souvenir of your visit. Take a break to enjoy a tasty lunch accompanied by one of the local wines.

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Budapest: 90-Minute Beer Bus Sightseeing Tour

8. Budapest: 90-Minute Beer Bus Sightseeing Tour

Get onboard the first fully electric and eco-friendly beer bus and discover Budapest in a truly unique way while enjoying Hungarian draft Beer onboard. Choose from 2 daily departure times and see panoramic views of the river Danube, the Buda Castle, and Heroes Square. Ride back and forth along Andrassy Avenue admiring the palaces and check out the city center with the Hungarian Parliament. Start and end the tour at Heroes Square in Budapest. The highlights of the tour include a 90-minute ride on a beer bus while passing the most iconic sights and landmarks of Budapest. Party with your friends as you indulge in Hungarian draft beer. Soak up the good vibes, listen to funky music, and marvel at the night lights.

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Discover Budapest: Private 3- or 4-Hour Tour by Car

9. Discover Budapest: Private 3- or 4-Hour Tour by Car

Enjoy a private guided tour of the stunning city of Budapest, and get to know the city’s secular history as you visit both the Buda and Pest sides. Begin the day in the city downtown, and cross the Széchenyi Chain Bridge to visit the hilly Buda side. Walk through the beautiful Castle District the Gothic-style Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion. Continue the tour with a drive up the next hill to the lush Gellért Hill, and admire the Citadel on the top before continuing the tour to the Pest quarter on the east side of the river. Visit the Central Market Hall to discover the freshest Hungarian food, and then continue on to the National Museum and the Jewish Quarter. Next, take the Andrássy Avenue pass by the fascinating State Opera House, stopping for a visit at the impressive Heroes' Square. Continue on with a walk through City Park, pass Vajdahunyad Castle, and visit St. Stephen’s Basilica. End the tour at the city center after a visit to Kossuth Square and the Hungarian Parliament. The drop-off point is your choice!

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Budapest: History of Sissi Era Private Tour

10. Budapest: History of Sissi Era Private Tour

Dive deep into Budapest's history and embark on a journey of stories with your local guide. See a mix of highlights and sights such as the Elizabeth Bridge, Opera House, and Matthias Church. Relive one of the most important historical events in Budapest and the impact from then to now. Your guide, an expert on the subject, will keep you entertained while you gain insights you won't find in any history book. Your local guide will make you feel like you are taking a trip into the past that has shaped the city we see today.

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What people are saying about Budapest

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 144 reviews

Miklos has an encyclopedic knowledge of the players and events of Hungarian communism. He's a teacher, complete with a handout at the end. This tour is more than a Cliffs Notes version and we learned a lot.

Very good tour with Christie. She is very knowledgeable of Hungarian history. She speaks excellent English and also Italian! The chimney cake and wine was great too! We highly recommend her and the tour

Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and tailored our visit to our must see sites. This was a fabulous taster of things to see in Budapest and an unique of seeing these.

The whole tour was awesome. Including the sights and the history and especially the guide, Kunda( apologies if I speak the name incorrectly).

Amazing experience with Yuri and a must do in case your in hungary