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Budapest: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

1. 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. 

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.

Budapest: 1-Hour Private Boat Cruise

3. 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). 

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!

Luxury Danube Water Limousine Cruise

5. 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.

Eger Countryside, Culture and Wine: Full-Day Tour

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

On this full-day tour from Budapest you can enjoy a 1,5h drive by a comfortable private car to Northeast Hungary, to the city of Eger, where you’ll begin your visit with a guided walk through the famous fortress above the old town. You will visit the exhibition about the castle's adventurous history. The Castle of Eger is known for its successful defense against the 1552 Ottoman invasion. Today it is a listed and protected historic monument. From the walls of the castle you’ll have an amazing panoramic view to the old town of Eger. After visiting the fortress the guided tour continues in the historical city center with charming baroque streets and houses. The tour includes among other sights the main square with the town hall and the Minorite church, one of the most beautiful examples of baroque religious architecture in Hungary. You can visit the second-largest cathedral in Hungary and the main building of the university (Lyceum) from 1785. Eger offers a number of sites dating from the time of the Ottoman Empire, including the 40 meters high 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 wine cellars. Their history goes back to the 18. century or earlier. You can taste the high quality local red, white and rosé wines in the historical cellars.

Budapest: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

7. 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.

Budapest: Scenic Tuk Tuk Tour

8. Budapest: Scenic Tuk Tuk Tour

Start out in the heart of Budapest and head to the top of Gellért Hill on a 2-hour tuk tuk tour. See the Citadel, the Philosopher's Garden, the Castle Garden Bazaar, the Chain Bridge, the Gresham Palace and lots more. Sit back and enjoy the commentary by your driver/guide as you take in the best of Budapest. If you've already chosen the places you’d like to visit, or want some suggestions, the tuk tuk driver will be happy to accommodate and show you the beauty of Budapest. The tuk tuk is equipped with a tablet for access to PocketGuide, the audio tour app, free of charge. And of course, you can also download it to your phone.

Tokaj and Sárospatak Private Day Tour from Budapest

9. Tokaj and Sárospatak Private Day Tour from Budapest

Travel out of Budapest on a private, full-day tour. Explore the northeast region of Hungary with visits to the Tokaj wine region and charming historical town ofSárospatak. Tokaj is a historical wine region, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992. Its fame long predated this distinction because it is the origin of Tokaji aszú wine, the world's oldest botrytized wine. While there, you will learn about Hungarian wines as you tour a local cellar. Then enjoy a 5-series tasting accompanied by snacks. After your tasting, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before continuing on to Sárospatak. This historical city is a jewel among the historic towns of Hungary, and you will tour its many unique and extravagant rooms while learning about the notable people who once owned the castle.

Budapest: Beer Bus Sightseeing Tour

10. Budapest: 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. 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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What people are saying about Budapest

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 144 reviews

We had Mary as our tour guide, she was very knowledgeable, punctual and organized. Her English and communication skills were excellent. It was important to her that she would provide us with excellent service and we would enjoy our time and experience. Thanks Mary for your amazing service, we really enjoyed our experience with you and we will definitely recommend you to all of our friends and family. We loved visiting your beautiful Budapest Mina

This tour was fantastic. The guide was very knowledgeable about Hungarian history and explained things in an interesting, conversational manner. I highly recommend this tour.

tour guide very accommodating to our plan and show us some hidden spots

Had a wonderful and interesting day with Ahmed Douzi--our local guide.

Zo Han was our driver and guide, it was fun and very well informative