From Budapest: Danube Bend Hiking and Kayaking Adventure
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8 hours
Join a full-day trip into the world-famous Danube Bend and Danube-Ipoly National Park. You will begin with a bike ride to the Nyugati Railway Station of Gustav Eiffel. Here you will jump on a train to the Danube Bend and Slovakian border. You will then leave your bike in Szob at the Slovak border, before heading to a nearby National Park. In a canoe consisting of 2-3 people, you will then paddle out onto the Ipoly. Depending on the time of the year you will be able to dive into the river, and the canoe tour is about 12 kilometers in length and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. Although the gentle river flow will push you forward, you will also have to do some paddling. After a short rest, you will ride along the scenic bicycle trail along the Danube. You will see charming villages along the way, such as Nagymaros and Zebegeny. Enjoy the breath-taking views of the ruins of Vi...
Start your day in Budapest, where your guide will pick you up in an air-conditioned van and your adventure will begin. First, stop at a romantic little town in the Danube Bend called Nagymaros. Climb up to the scenic Julianus Lookout Tower, where you can admire the stunning panoramic view of the river. Look for traces of animals, learn about the tree species that inhabit the mountain, and ask your guide any questions you might have about Hungary.
Enjoy a 5-mile hike in the calm and green forest before arriving at the riverside. Stop to enjoy a local hamburger or vegetarian lunch before setting out on the rest of your adventure. After a short lesson about safety, technique, and rules on the river, jump into your canoe or kayak and glide down the lovely and calm Danube River.
Admire the beautiful mountains and see the famous Visegrád Castle from the river. If the weather ...
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