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Balint T.

Budapest, Hungary

#DRIVER-GUIDE# Let me start with a quick question: do you also feel more special, safe and fulfilled when you are visiting a caring friend abroad then when you simply join a group tour?

I definitely do so. I think we both agree on that being a „tourist" or being a „guest" are as different as chalk and cheese. My passion is to turn your vacation into a relaxing and inspiring experience seasoned with fun and topped with humor. I believe that your precious time in Hungary should be all about you and your needs, benefiting the most from the good vibes that you are going to meet here.

"Not all those who wander are lost. " (J. R. R. Tolkien) - Let's make it that way, shall we? :)

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Bálint (37), I was born and raised in Budapest and I am a full-time, licenced tour guide of Hungary. I have 14 years of experience in showing my beloved city to guests from all around the world with enthusiasm, giving an insight to the everyday life and mindset of Hungarians while providing entertaining information on the famous sights and fun stories about the little known gems.

Discovering Budapest with a local guide and private car allows you flexibility, access, and interaction not possible with group tours. See the major sites and understand fully their cultural and historical significance. Having a private car allows you to see and embrace the Budapest that exists off of the beaten track. Your exclusive interaction with your guide will insure that you see the city through local eyes. Having this private experience allows you to tailor your excursion focusing on what is important to you, maximizing your opportunity to explore and understand magnificent Budapest.

"Travel is the only thing you buy, that makes you richer. " - as the proverb says

Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. Or doubts. :)

Bálint

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A Recent Review of this guide

Balint was great and made us feel extremely comfortable. He was funny and very informative, and has some great experiences to share. He made my 41st birthday the most memorable ever, surprising me with cake for desert with amazing views of Visegrad. I recommend taking a sufficient amount of spending money because shopping is early and they don't accept cards in Szentendre, we should have taken more. This tour was fun, relaxing, and he customized to what we preferred and conversation was easy.
Kerri W.

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Credentials

Sociologist, ELTE University Budapest, 2010
Licenced tour guide of Hungary, 2005
Drivers licence, 2000
Official Jewish Heritage guide of the Budapest Dohany Street Synagogue and Jewish Museum, 2018

Car: BMW 520i, room for 3 guests

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Private tour guide Balint

Full day private citytour of Budapest,...

If you are looking for: Budapest private tour by licenced, professional,...

580 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

6 hours

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Half day private citytour of Budapest,...

If you're looking for: Budapest Hungary private tour by licenced, professional,...

345 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

3 hours

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Private tour guide Balint

Private walking tour of Budapest (3 hours)

Private active walking tour with most scenic photo stops

190 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Private Jewish Heritage and Synagogue,...

If you are looking for: Jewish Heritage, Synagogue, private walking,...

309 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Private tour guide Balint

Private full day tour of the 'Danube,...

If you're looking for: Danube Bend, Szentendre, Visegrad, Esztergom,,...

680 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

9 hours

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Private tour guide Balint

Private day trip to Eger, home of wines,...

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Private day trip, 1-6 people, wine, cellars, tasting, country, castle,,...

860 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

9 hours 30 min.

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Szentendre by private car - a charming,...

If you are looking for: Szentendre, Danube bend, private guide, car,,...

380 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Balint

Private tour of Budapest and Szentendre,...

Private, custom tailored guided tour of Budapest and Szentendre by,...

725 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

2 days

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Budapest Extras: custom taylored private,...

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If you're looking for: custom taylored tour in Budapest, professional,...

580 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Balint

Private full day tour of the 'Danube,...

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If you're looking for: up to 6 people, Danube Bend, Szentendre, Visegrad,,...

860 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

9 hours

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Best Budapest Private City Tour by Van,...

If you are looking for: private tour by licenced tour guide and transportation,...

750 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

6 hours

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