Southern Great Plain
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Puszta Tour and Kecskemét from Budapest

1. Puszta Tour and Kecskemét from Budapest

Spend an unforgettable day in the Hungarian Puszta, only 1-hour's drive from Budapest. Stop in the baroque city of Kecskemét, and walk around the beautiful downtown. Visit the historic squares and buildings, see the famous City Hall and theater, and take a guided walking tour through some of the stunning churches. Then, you're off to a Hungarian farm where you will be received by horsemen, greeting you with the famous Barack Pálinka (Apricot Schnapps) and Pogácsa (salty scone). Ride a horse carriage through the Puszta, and witness a traditional horse show with breathtaking field performances. And if you're up for it, you can try riding one of the horses! After that, indulge in a delicious 3-course lunch including the famous Hungarian goulash soup. Enjoy lively Hungarian gipsy music during your meal.

Budapest: Puszta Countryside Tour with Horse Show and Lunch

2. Budapest: Puszta Countryside Tour with Horse Show and Lunch

Your cultural adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Budapest, then travels into the surrounding countryside towards Kecskemét. Enjoy a short sightseeing tour of this quaint Baroque city and admire the beautiful historic buildings that line the picturesque streets. Head into the heart of Puszta countryside on a cart to the next stop of the day, a small local farm. Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious slice of cheesecake accompanied by some Palinka, a traditional Hungarian schnapps. After your warm welcome, watch a fascinating horse show known as the Puszta 10 which sees 10 galloping horses being ridden by a herdsman. When the show is over, you can also ride a horse if you wish. The day ends with a traditional Hungarian 3-course meal of goulash, breaded chicken with roast pork and salad, and a sweet milk-pie with apricot jam. As you dine, listen to authentic country music from a live performer.


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What people are saying about Southern Great Plain

Great tour

Our guide Robert was honestly the best guide we have ever had on any tour! (And we travel quite a lot so this really means he was excellent!) I traveled with my 60 years old parents who usually struggle with English-speaking guides as my parents' English is not very strong/fluent, but with Robert and this tour they didn't have any problems with understanding his English or the things that were explained during the tour. The activities were nice and the horse show was pretty impressive! Also the visit to the town of Kecskemét was worth it. We really liked this tour and the small group of 5 people that we were. We would recommend this tour 100%! :-) Also a good tour for families with small children.

During this day tour we were traveling in a small van because there were only four participants. You had a private tour, so to speak, which we liked very much. The organization was smooth overall. We really liked the tour itself: a nice trip if you want to take it easy for a day. We were only disappointed with the carriage ride: it was nice, but it only took about 10 minutes. We had expected a longer carriage ride through the Puszta.

I had a marvelous guide. Interacting with him was as good as the tour,which was super. I was a bit skeptical about the horse part in Puszta but was blown away by the fun. Thank you, Robert, for a marvelous day. The meal was delicious too. Highly recommend especially for children.

Wonderful, knowledgeable guide. Horse show and food was great

Sorry to see the after affects of communism. Glad to see the work to repair the beautiful older buildings

Good tour to see how the country people live

Would recommend this tour as an alternative to city tours....very enjoyable