Half day minivan tour in Budapest


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Hungarian (fluent), German (basic), English (fluent)

simply the best of Budapest by car

This tour will show you around the whole city and covers simply the best sights of the Hungarian capital.

A half day long tour is the best choice for orientation and to know your way around. The tour is also panoramic, so you will enjoy an amazing view of the Danube and the city.

The advantage of using a luxury minivan is that we can enter to lots of neighborhoods where tour buses are not allowed to enter thus we can see a lot more!

Besides the history I am happy to discuss with you anything that interests you, the matters of daily life, politics, etc.

If you like we can also enjoy a short coffee break in a café house along Andrassy Avenue.

After the tour I can upgrade a map for you with tons of recommendations regarding events, places, etc. for the rest of your stay so that you can spend your time in Budapest like locals, avoiding tourist traps.

If you are traveling with a group bigger than 6 please contact me for a special quotation!


My general suggestion for a half day long tour is the following:

-First we drive up to the Gellert Hill where you can enjoy one of the world's most recognised views, which also provides a great general overview of what my hometown can offer to visitors
-Gellert bathhouse which was the city's first luxurious bathhouse.
-Explore the so called residential part of the Buda Castle district with the Neo-Gothic Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion, which are both known as the highlights of Budapest.
-Chain bridge and a drive along the Andrassy Avenue, which is part of the Unesco World heritage, with an optional stop at the State Opera House and at the House of Terror.
-Heroes Square and the surrounding City Park with the famous beaux art Szechenyi Spa and a fairy-tale like Castle of Vajdahunyad.
-a drive along the off the beaten track upper class villas built during the late 1800s.
-we drive biggest synagogue of Europe, which is undisputedly shows you the significance of the communities in the city's life.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: pick up at your hotel, or any other meeting point you desire

End location: drop off at your hotel, or any other place which fits your better

Duration: 4 hours


Comfortable minivan with A/C, with plenty of leg space (Mercedes Viano, or similar) driven by a professional driver, up to 6 people

What’s Included

Other: Minivan (Mercedes Viano or similar) with a professional driver and my guiding service.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 HUF - optional snacks and refreshments

What’s Extra

Other: entrance fees and food/drinks are not included.


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle

A Recent Review of this tour

I cannot say enough about Adam. We came from the US as a group of 14 of various ages, from 12-80 years old. His English was impeccable, and he was extremely knowledgeable and kind. He was able to present Budapest in a way that was interesting and relevant to everyone in the group. He went out of his way to help us with all aspects of our trip so we could fully experience and enjoy "his city" - and enjoy we did! Highly, highly recommend! Thanks, Adam!
Carolyn Brown

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