Budapest Holiday Trip
4 Nights Stay in Budapest
Guided City Tour
Puzta Tour / Royal Tour
Danube Bend Tour – Esztergom, Visegrad & Szentendre – Sat
Meals not specified in the Inclusions
Indian GST as applicable
Tips and Porterage
Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions
Day 1: Arrive Budapest Budapest Holiday Trip , After arrival to your hotel (on own) – Check in. Day at leisure. Overnight in Budapest Options: Folklore Evening / River cruise on Danube.
Day 2 : Budapest – Hop On Hop Off + Evening Craft Beer Cruise – Budapest After breakfast proceed for a hop on hop tour in Budapest as you get a panoramic view of Heroes Square, Millennium Monument, City Park, Széchenyi Spa, Vajdahunyad castle, Andrássy Avenue (UNESCO World Heritage), Stephens Cathedral, Parliament, Castle District of Buda (UNESCO World Heritage Matthias Church, Liberty Statue and the Citadel). Evening: The first craft beer tasting cruise of Budapest offers a carefully compiled selection from the best artisan beers of the country in a breathtaking setting. It’s the perfect introduction to the emerging Hungarian craft beer scene. (children under 12yrs are not allowed)
Day 3 – Budapest – Communist Times, 56 Revolution, WWI & II – Budapest Journey back to the time when we drove Trabants, drank spirits at work, lived in block of flats, had two passports, no TV on Mondays and had no freedom of speech! The Hammer and Sickle tour, the way it was comrade! This tour takes you on a journey back to the times about how life was like during our 50 years of communism. We’ll teach you about how life was like behind the iron curtain. How children were brought up, how families lived, how we traveled, where we could travel, how long it took to get a passport and many other interesting experiences from black markets to banana lines. Also included on the tour is our own private exhibition room where we will introduce you to the real features of a Hungarian home through relics to typical furniture and furnishings. Furthermore we have an extensive collection of many communist related artifacts and relics, such as red and blue passports, party member’s registration book, pins, medals, currency to help your understanding of the propaganda we once lived under! On the tour we go through the Hungarian history that “shook” the world with the 1956 revolution as one of the main highlighted themes. The tour leads you through the remembrance of the first protests and marches and the first shootings and killings that led the Hungarians to fight back against an unethical regime and some of the major areas where all the action happened. Back to the hotel.
Day 4: Budapest – Castle District Walk with Dessert Stop + Spa Entrance Ticket – Budapest Today, historical overview of the Buda Castle district, with a private walk through the small cobblestone streets and squares. Feeling the medieval aspects from the first stone laid to the present day use. Your guide will lead you through the castle area and the historical points, occupations and roles it played throughout the Hungarian history. Through the private guided small group tour you will see the major areas of Royal Palace, Presidential palace, Disz Square, Holy Trinity Square, Hess Andras Square, Matthias Church of our lady and the Fisherman’s Bastion. We show you around inside the Matthias Church with its stories and legends. We take a break with coffee and cake in a cosy Cafe of the Castle District.Afternoon: why not relax and enjoy a spa (public) without waiting in line for your turn either at Gellert Spa or Szechenyi Spa – No visit to Budapest is complete without a bath in one of its world-famous thermal spring spas. Note: The bath is mixed. No gender separation. One day entry ticket is included, Medicinal natural hot spring waters in the 18 pools Skip the Line entrance 10 saunas / steam cabins private cabin usage. Does not include: towels, flip flops, bathing costume
Day 5: Depart Budapest After breakfast depart for your onward journey (on own)