Budapest Tour With Optional Danube River Cruise

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Budapest hotel
  • Return Details :
    Tour concludes at Castle HillRiver cruise concludes at the city center pier
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

See the best of Budapest with a knowledgeable guide on this 4-hour city tour. Begin at the centrally located Heroes square (Hosk tere) and see the imposing Vajdahunyad Castle. Drive along Andrssy Avenue a UNESCO World Heritage site and marvel at the Dohny Street Synagogue and St Stephen's Basilica. Explore Budapests Castle district and admire the areas ancient architecture. Hear of the Hungarian capitals fascinating history and heritage from a guide. Upgrade your tour to see the city from the Danube River.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Know More about this tour

Begin your tour with a pick up from your Budapest hotel and travel to Heroes square, one of the three largest squares in the city. Take in sights such as the Millennium Monument and the Museum of fine arts before continuing onward to the magnificent Vajdahunyad castle near the City park lake. Completed in the early 20th century, the castle is an intriguing mix of Gothic, Renaissance and Romanesque architectural styles.

Leave the sites of City park (Vrosliget) behind you and head to Andrssy Avenue, a UNESCO World Heritage site and popular spot for shopping in Budapest. Enjoy fine views of the Hungarian State Opera House and the grand townhouses that line the avenue. Learn of the areas rich history from your knowledgeable guide.

Marvel at the towering minarets of the Dohny Street Synagogue, one of the largest in the world, and St Stephen's Basilica, widely considered to be the most important church in Hungary. Continue onward to the home of the Hungarian Parliament, and hear how the nations fortunes play out within the walls of this spectacular building.

Drive onward to Budapests Castle district and take in the many sites of interest here: Buda castle, Matthias church and Fishermans bastion. Discover ancient, winding alleyways and capture the beautiful views on camera as you head onward to explore Gellrt Hill and the Citadel.

Upgrade your tour and enjoy a 1-hour cruise along the Danube River with a welcome drink. Hear more about Budapests fascinating past with your personal audio guide, and see this ancient city from a whole new angle.

After four or five hours discovering the highlights of the Hungarian capital, your tour will come to an end in the Castle district or, if you have upgraded, at the city center pier.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup

Local guide

Air-conditioned vehicle

Danube River Cruise (if option selected)

Exclusions

Hotel drop-off

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Please enter your centrally located Budapest hotel details in the 'special requirements' field at time of check out

Traveler Reviews

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  • 26-Jan-2018

    The tour covered all points of interest with the guide being a good historian. However the tour ended with an unsatisfactory boat trip where we were abandoned by the guide with no information as to how to return to the hotel. There were no seats on the boat which ended the tour on a sour note.

  • 16-Oct-2017

    Very disapointed!!!! Cab driver dropped us off at the wrong location and we stood for half an hour. Finally cat ahold of company and had to walk 2 blocks to find driver.
    Was rushed through the tour driver complained about rush hour traffic. Was a 2 hour tour instead of 3 hours.
    Was dropped off for the canal ride with voucher from driver.....after standing in line for 1/2 hr. We were told we had to go across street to get tickets redeemed and missed the ride. Had to go the next morning.
    Would not recommend this tour. Felt it was a waste of money and time.

  • 29-Aug-2017

    The tour was not at all what was described in the booking. The tour guide had no information regarding the optional Danube River Cruise which we paid for. Poorly executed tour itself and very disappointed overall. Once we figured out the River Cruise portion this was the only positive aspect of the whole day. I would not recommend.

  • 01-Dec-2016

    4 hour tour took us all around the city. Guide was knowledgeable and good. I was only disappointed that we seemed to see several things only from the outside Mathias Church, St. Stephen's Church etc. Should have had a few more stops to get down and see.

  • 18-Nov-2016

    There were about 7 of us in the group, a small enough group which was nice. We all wanted the English tour to understand the history better. However, it was difficult understanding the tourist guide. The bus got there late and we were dropped off before the 4 hours were up. At any rate, I finished the tour not really getting a better understanding about Budapest and her history. Big disappointment.

  • 05-Sep-2016

    wonderful

  • 31-Aug-2016

    Great tour! Thanks to our guide Levaijozsef. I reccomend it to everyone willing to see the basic attractions in Budapest in one tour.

  • 17-Jun-2016

    The walking tour was great and gives you a very good overview of the scenic spots in Budapest. The optional Danube River cruise was also fantastic. I was booked with the Legenda Cruise and I opted for the 5:30pm cruise which was really good as the boat during this time was not crowded. You have enough room to walk around the boat during the cruise. The optional stop at the Margaret Island was also a welcomed surprise. Highly recommended.

  • 12-May-2016

    The city tour was OK, covering most of the main tourist sites. It didn't include stops at the Parliament or St Stephen's Church, which was disappointing. The guide tended to ramble on a bit. Danube cruise was enjoyable.

  • 20-Mar-2016

    it was good!

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