one day with a local in Budapest
You would like to learn a lot about Budapest but only have one day? Then this is the tour for you!
With this 8 hour private tour I can show you the main attractions of my city, talk about the traditions and everyday life of the Hungarians. You will see Budapest in a unique way.
We walk down the main streets of Budapest make a stop at the State Opera House then we take M1 to the Heroe's square, where you can learn much about our history. From there we will see one of the oldest Zoo, Circus and then we visit the largest thermal bath in central Europe, the Széchenyi Bath. then a short walk in the City park to view the Vajdahunyad Castle.
Then we take the tube again to downtown Pest to tour the Saint Stephen Basilica and even climb the dome, after that you'll have the opportunity to see the Great Synagogue.
We taste some authentic Hungarian dishes at a local food stand in the Market Hall. After lunch break we will check out Buda followed by the Citadella to finish the day with a memorable panorama.
Andrassy Avenue - State Opera House - Heroes square - City park - Jewish quarter - Great Market Hall - House of Parliament - Castle district - Citadella
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Ideally the tour starts from your accommodation and finishes there too. Both the pick-up and the drop off points are flexible to meet your own itinerary and schedule.
End location: ideally the tour ends at your accommodation, but just as the pick-up point, the drop off point is also flexible to meet your own itinerary and schedule.
Duration: 8 hours
If you wish this tour can be made in two - 4 hrs long - section as well.
This tour is public transportation based. For an extra fee a minivan with driver can be organised as well!
Private guiding service is included and pick up at your accommodation, or at your desired meeting point.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
3700 HUF - 24 hrs ticket for the public transportation is 1650HUF.
The entrance fee to the Cathedral's dome is 500HUF, the donation to enter the Cathedral is 200HUF. The rest is the estimated price of a lunch in the Great Market Hall.
day ticket for the public transportation (1650HUF), entrance fee(s), meals, snacks and drinks purchased during the tour are excluded
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle
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We can highly recommend Adam, his knowledge was fantastic and he is very personable. His English is perfect and his history stories are not only factual but interesting. He took us to all the main sights and was more than willing to share information with us in relation to our upcoming trip to Vienna. A+ Thank you so much Adam