Guided sightseeing programs in Budapest and Hungary with air-conditioned buses
Service: Organisation and arrangement of guaranteed and private half day or full day programs in Budapest and Hungary with tourist guide and air conditioned bus.
Guaranteed programs: More than 10 programs in 5 languages every day in Budapest, in Szentendre, at Lake Balaton and in the Puszta. You can register yourself immediately by filling out the registration form. You can find the departure times besides the detailed descriptions of the programs.
Transfer free of charge: For all programs, the buses leave from front of Hotel Inter-Continental by the famous Chain Bridge. The price of our programs includes a free taxi transfer from your hotel to the departure place of the bus. When filling out the booking form please make sure you indicate whether you need this transfer or not. The taxi will pick you up at your hotel at latest a half an hour before the program starts. After the program is over the bus returns to the start place, in front of the Hotel Inter-Continental. If you wish, you may also reserve a taxi to take you back to the hotel at your own expense.
Payment: You have to pay by cash before the departure on the bus to the assistant of the organizing company. You can pay by euro or HUF (change is usually HUF).
Private programs: There is an opportunity for private tours with buses of various sizes (1-6 people, 6-15 people, 16-27 people, 28-48 people, 49-70 people) with private guide. Any tour is possible at any time. The price of the programs depend on the size of the group and the special requests (language, meal, special route, museum tickets, etc.). If you send your request for a private program, we'll send you a complete price offer.
Passing by the Parliament we cross the Danube on the Margaret Bridge (Margaret Island) and drive to the Royal Castle on the Buda side, where we visit the Fishermens' Bastion (promenade) and the Matthias Church (interior visit). After the Citadel (fotostop) we cross Elisabeth Bridge and drive the City Park towards Heroes' Square (promenade). Passing by the Opera and St. Stephen's Basilica we reach Hotel Inter-Continental, where the tour ends.
Grand City Tour
Duration: 4.5 hours
After an interior visit of the neo-gothic House of Parliament (home of the Holy Hungarian Crown), we cross the Danube on the Margaret Bridge (Margaret Island) and drive to the Royal Castle on the Buda side, where we visit the Fishermens' Bastion (promenade) and the Matthias Church (interior visit). After the Citadel (fotostop) we cross Elisabeth Bridge and drive the City Park towards Heroes' Square (promenade). Passing by the Opera and St. Stephen's Basilica we reach Hotel Inter-Continental, where the tour ends.
Ideal City Tour
Duration: 4 hours
We offer the most personal, informative and enjoyable group tour of Budapest. Join the city tour guided exclusively in English and enjoy the comfort of our small friendly groups. The tour is designed with a duration of 4 hours to include pleasant walks to cover the sights not included in the usual 2-3 hour tours.
Duration: 1 hours
Visit this magnificent Monument (built: 1885-1904), which is one of the largest Parliament buildings in the world . During this tour, after a short walk around the building, you will have the chance to see first the very richly decorated Staircase, later on the Dome Hall, where the Hungarian Holy Crown and the Crown Jewels can be found. After visiting the Session Room, the tour ends at the Parliament. Meeting point: Gate 10, at 12:45 (Reservation needed).
2 Hour Buda Tour
Duration: 2 hours
We start the tour from the Chain Bridge, pass by the Parliament, cross the Danube on Margaret Bridge and drive over to Buda. We stop in the Castle District and, taking a short walk, we show you the main attractions of the area (Fishermen's Bastion, Matthias Church). Next, we take you up to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) from where you can enjoy a gorgeous view to the city. We return to the city centre, where the tour ends, close to the well-known pedestrian street 'Váci utca'.
Panorama - Danube
Duration: 2.5 hours
We cross the Danube via Elisabeth Bridge to the Buda Castle area (walking through the Royal Castle - spectacular view over Budapest) With the famous funicular train we reach the Adam Clark Square - passing over the oldest suspension bridge of Continental Europe, the Chain Bridge. We proceed to pier no. 1 - one hour boat ride on the Danube (1 soft drink incl.) - the tour ends at the pier / city centre next to the Hotel Inter-Continental.
Duration: 3 hours
During this sightseeing tour we show you the most important Jewish Monuments of the Hungarian Capital and the world.s second largest Synagogue. We walk through the former Jewish ghetto and visit the Dohány Street Synagogue and the Jewish Museum (interior visits). Next we show you the famous Tree of Life, Temple of Heroes and the Cemetery in the Jewish Garden. After the short walk you have the possibility to enjoy coffee and cake at a local pastry shop. The tour ends in the Jewish Quarter. There are no tours during holidays and on special occasions.
Szentendre - Nostalgia
Duration: 4.5 hours
We take you to the picturesque Artist.s Village, called Szentendre. We wander around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins and walk along the narrrow streets. We invite you for a Lángos (fried Hungarian flat bread)*. Then you will have the opportunity to go shopping or to visit the Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum (marzipan figures). During the summer (between 1st of May and 30th of September) we return to Budapest on the Danube by boat. The tour ends in the city centre.
Duration: 4.5 hours
History and tradition - we drive to Gödöllő, the impressing former summer residence of Queen Elizabeth - interior visit of the second largest baroque chateau of the world - after this historical highlight we reach the horseranch of the Lázár brothers, where we will be met with a Hungarian 'pogácsa' and welcome drink - show-programme of the famous 'csikósok' (Hungarian 'cowboys') followed by a carriage ride through the Puszta. Return to Budapest - the tour ends at the city centre.
Duration: 3 hours
Visit the second largest Baroque Palace of the world in Gödöllő, former summer residence of Sisi. Interior visit of the museum with the royal couple's rooms and walk in the garden. Opportunity for coffee break (optional, not incl.).
Budapest by Night
Duration: 4 hours
The illuminated "Paris of the East" - spend an enjoyable evening in a traditional restaurant in the hills of Buda - after an aperitif we serve you a 3-course menu with wine accompanied by a varied folkloric show-programme - returning to Budapest you have a marvellous view on the illuminated city from the Citadel - farewell-drink in the castle-district - the tour ends at the hotel or at the casino (voucher for free admission incl.)
Duration: 2 hours
Adventure Budapest Through the Lens & Discover the old images of Budapest and try to make new ones! This tour offers participants an authentic city adventure and rare opportunity to experience Budapest from an insider.s point of view. Your English and German speaking photographer has an in-depth local knowledge, a passion for his city and for the art of photography.This specially designed photography tour helps you: - To Discover and experience Budapest through the eyes of a local photographer, - To improve photography technique,- To have a more interesting experience and involvement when visiting a city. - Let each photograph speak its own story. Small customized photo tours not only for photographers
Danube Bend Tour with a Short Visit to Slovakia
Duration: 8.5 hours
The Danube bend - an excursion into Hungary's history. We lead you to Visegrád, the former royal residence (fascinating view on the Danube valley) and to Esztergom (center of the catholic church) - after the interior visit of the cathedral we carry on to the baroque artists' village Szentendre (guided walk). Return to Budapest on the Danube by boat - the tour ends at the pier/city centre.
Lake Balaton / Herend Tour
Duration: 9-10 hours
We take you to Herend first, to the world's largest Porcelain Manufactory (founded 1826). Following a guided tour through the rooms we invite you for a coffee (possibility for shopping). Next, we drive to Lake Balaton (the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe) and visit the abbey (founded 1055) on the Tihany Peninsula. Following a 3-course lunch in a 'csárda' restaurant, we go to Balatonfüred (with the oldest spa in Hungary) and walk along the famous promenade. Finally, we return to Budapest, the tour ends in the city centre.
Duration: 8 hours
Spend an unforgettable day in the puszta - we drive to Kecskemét (guided walk), and further on to Lajosmizse, where you will be greeted with a traditional welcome-drink - after the great performance of the famous horsemen and a carriage ride through the puszta, a typical meal (3 course menu with wine) accompanied by gipsy-music, will be served in the csárda - return to Budapest and to the hotel.
Imperial Vienna Tour
Duration: ~12 hours
Vienna, the Capital of Austria is situated only 240 kilometres from Budapest, at a 2-2,5 hours drive on the motorway. On this tour we drive along the famous Ringstrasse (Vienna.s main boulevard) to give you a first impression of the most important sights of Vienna and show you the City Park, the State Opera House, the Museums of Fine Arts and Natural History, the Parliament, the Burgtheatre, the City Hall and the Votive Church. Then we take a short walk to the most beautiful parts of the city centre: Museumquarter, Hofburg (winter-residence of the Habsburgs), Kärtner Strasse (shopping street), the Stephan.s Cathedral etc. After we provide you time for shopping in the elegant pedestrian area or there is an opportunity to visit Schönbrunn Palace or any other museums. On the way home we stop at Hundertwasser House (journey into the land of creative architecture). We organize this tour according to your needs and ideas.
Duration: 3+ hours
Explore Budapest on a Trabant Tour! There is no better way to see Budapest than with an original Trabant 601. 2-stroke engine / made of paper and plastic / 25 horsepower from a 600 cc displacement / 21 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h / more than three million Trabants were manufactured / it is often called "Paper-Jaguar" With this unique sightseeing in Budapest you can combine unsurpassed driving feeling and nostalgic sightseeing with the real atmosphere of the past communist Era. How to drive a Trabant? Check with the fuel dip-stick whether the tank is empty or not / open the fuel tap / push the clutch pedal / shift to gear 1 . and start! Anytime and anywhere you want (max. 3 persons / car)! 40 EUR / Trabi / hour (minimum bookings 3 hours) We suggest to visit the Communist Statue park, the Ecseri flea market, typical prefabricated blocks of flats built in the 70s, 80s or to do a regular city tour in Budapest. You can also book your airport transfer with a Trabant! In order to try the Trabant you must have a valid driving licence.
DictaTour of Communism
Duration: 3.5 hours
Get acquainted with the history of the Hungarian Communism. Do you know . the background and the real face of Hungarian Goulash-Communism? . what really happened during the 1956 Revolution? . that Hungarians were legally allowed to travel every 3 years to the West? .that Hungary played an important role linking together the East and the West? .how much the yearly maximum money exchange limits were for Hungarians? .that Hungarians opened the border first to the West in 1989? Book our Trabant DictaTour to get the answers to these questions and learn more about Hungarian life under the previous political system. The tour begins with a pick up in an authentic 2-stroke East German Trabant otherwise known as the .people.s car.. You will then be driven to the Hospital in the Rock, Hungary.s former top secret Military Hospital and Nuclear Bunker, afterwards we drive by many socialist memorials on the way to Memento Park for a tour of this open air museum.s intriguing collection of communist-era statues. Tour ends at a typical cafe of socialist period.
City Tour by Bike
Duration: 3 hours
Why punish your feet walking?! There is no better way to see the sights & learn the history of Budapest than by joining a bike tour. Spend a relaxing day touring both sides of the Danube with a small group & get oriented with the best of what the city has to offer.