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Budapest: 1-Hour Private Boat Cruise

1. 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). 

Budapest: 2-Hour Private TukTuk Tour

2. 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.

Luxury Danube Water Limousine Cruise

3. Luxury Danube Water Limousine Cruise

You can cruise slowly in front of the beautiful scenery and look at the buildings on the banks and the bridges from a different point of view, or if you wish, fly past at a higher speed for a thrill. The choice is yours. There are catering services on the boat but the high-quality drinks or food need to be pre-ordered. The fridge usually contains wine, champagne, beer and soft drinks which can be enjoyed on the cruise but come at a supplementary cost. During a Dunarama boat trip, you will see the Houses of Parliament, the Royal Castle, the Gelléet Hill and our famous university campuses. Have a closer look at the famous bridges of the Danube, the developing cultural center with the National Theatre and the Palace of Arts. Budapest is amazing by night, considered one of the most beautifully lit capitals of Europe. From the luxury water limousine, the glowing view of the city makes for an unforgettable impression on tourists and locals alike.

3-Hour Budapest Tour with Russian Jeep

4. 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!

Budapest: 1-Hour Stag Party Boat with Drinks

5. Budapest: 1-Hour Stag Party Boat with Drinks

Rent a whole boat for your bachelor or hen party. You can decide who to invite, with the only limit being 20 people for your group. You'll enjoy unlimited beer and wine, and will also receive one shot. If you don't like beer or wine there is a bar on board from which you can purchase drinks at your own expense. You will have a private boat, the MS Klara, for a full hour. The boat's equipment includes a bar, sound system, music, 220 volt sockets, WiFi, special lights, and heating. The ship was built in the Netherlands in 2011 and has been completely rebuilt and modernized in 2017. Klara’s most important feature is the excellent team of professionals taking care of your safety and comfort. You will be in the hands of experienced and skilled sailors and a catering crew who will do their best to make sure you enjoy your stay on the boat.

Budapest: Private Tour with a Local

6. Budapest: Private Tour with a Local

With this welcoming tour, transform your way of traveling to make it as much about the people you meet as it is the places you see. Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about his or her city and eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your trip. Meet where you're staying to get familiar with the neighborhood, find out about the best places to eat and buy groceries, discover the easiest ways to get around and learn about the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information needed to make the most of your stay.

From Budapest: Danube Bend Hiking and Kayaking Adventure

7. From Budapest: Danube Bend Hiking and Kayaking Adventure

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 is nice, stop at a nice, sandy beach and take a refreshing dip in the water. Finish your day with a beer or a refreshing soft drink at a hippie bar on the river bank before returning to Budapest.

Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

8. Szentendre: Half-Day Private Tour from Budapest

On the way to Szentendre, you can make a short stop at Roman’s coast and ruins. You guide will make suggestions about the best galleries and museums to visit as well as which local foods to sample.  Walk around the Baroque center of the town, weaving through its narrow streets and alleyways built from the medieval ruins. After exploring the hidden beauty of the town, enjoy one of the museums. Sample a tasty langosh, a famous local cake, or a famous local ice cream. Spend some free time shopping and exploring the art and culture of the town before returning to Budapest. 

Eger Countryside, Culture, and Wine: Full-Day Tour

9. Eger Countryside, Culture, and Wine: Full-Day Tour

On this full-day tour from Budapest you’ll enjoy a drive to the northern city of Eger, where you’ll begin your visit with a walk through the downtown area. Visit the second-largest cathedral in Hungary, admire the Baroque streets and houses, and take in the 17 churches built in the Baroque and Zopf styles. The Castle of Eger is known for its successful defense against the 1552 Ottoman invasion. Today it is a protected historic monument. From the ruins of the Castle you’ll have an amazing panoramic view. Eger boasts a number of sites dating from Turkish era, including the Turkish Minaret, which is the northernmost in Europe, and the Turkish Bath. The city and surrounding region are also famous for wine. The Valley of the Beautiful Woman is home to numerous wineries and many of them serve their wines to visiting tourists.

Budapest: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

10. 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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What people are saying about Budapest

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 144 reviews

A really great tour with lots of information about the sights. We were picked up by Gabriella directly at the hotel and then took public transport to the individual sights. She responded to our wishes and so we experienced a relaxing and informative 4 hours in Budapest. Many Thanks

Very special way to explore the city. It’s quick and you get to see a lot of sights. Excellent English speaking guide giving great insights!

Amazing experience this is the way to see Budapest , brilliant guide great vintage vehicle . Absolutely the best day !! 10/10

A lovely day out with a very nice guy who knew his stuff.

Excellent guide. We would throughly recommend Atitila