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Budapest  Music Tour

1Nov 2013 - 31Oct 2014

Daily departures from Euro 319
5days/4nights for independent travelers

budapest bridge

Independent Music Tour includes:

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Budapest with daily breakfast
  • City tour of Budapest
  • Choice of a half day tour to Szentendre artist village or Magic Hungary half day tour to Godollo Royal Palace and horseshow or dinner on a boat with live music (see tour descriptions below the price table)
  • One way airport hotel transfer in Budapest
  • Hungarian dinner at a local restaurant
  • 1 ticket to a Concert, Opera, Ballet or Operetta performance in Budapest (additional tickets available from Euro 50 per person)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

ADDITIONAL CITY TAX IN BUDAPEST PAYABLE LOCALLY AT THE HOTELS . (price varies with hotels, it is around Euro  1-3 per room per night.) 

Price :  

Per person in Euro ($ varies depending on the exchange rate) **

Low Season
1Nov'13-31Mar'1
4

High Season**
1Apr-31Oct'1
4

dbl sngl trpl dbl sngl trpl
Deluxe (5star hotels) 535 795 503 655 1039 583
Extra night in Budapest 78 143 70 108 204 90
First Class (4star hotels)

422

578 387 535 787 471
Extra night in Budapest 50 89 41 78 141 62
Standard (3star hotels) 383 499 319 439 579 391
Extra night in Budapest 40 69 24 54 89 42
*US$ rate varies depending the exchange rate
** During Xmas, New Years (27Dec'13-9Jan'14), Easter  , Formula I in Budapest (24Jul-28Jul'14) and other fair periods surcharge apply!

Additional cultural performance tickets are available from Euro  50 per person, please inquire!

Hotels used in Deluxe category:
Corinthia Grand Royal

Hotels used in First Class category: 
Mercure Korona, Hotel Grand, Hotel Mercure City Center (no triple)
 

Hotels used in Standard Category:
Hotel Erzsebet or Ibis Centrum (no triple)

Budapest transfer prices:
Shuttle transfer airport - hotel : Euro 12 per person each way

Private car transfer airport - hotel: Euro 45 per car each way (1-3 pax)
Private station or pier  to hotel transfer: Euro 35 per car each way (1-3 pax)

Tour Descriptions and Optional Tours in Budapest 2014
  • Grand City Tour with Parliament Daily (no tour on Mondays / ): 10.00 a.m.

    November-March tour operating: Wed, Thur., Fri., Sat., Sun. 10.00 a.m.

    We start the tour from the Chain Bridge. First, we take the Margaret Bridge and drive over to Buda. We stop in the Castle District and during a short walk we show you the main attractions of the area. We walk to Matthias Church and to the Fishermen’s Bastion (from where you can enjoy the beautiful panorama).Next, we drive to the Gellért Hill (Citadel) and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest. We then take you across the Elisabeth Bridge to Pest and show you the famous Central Market Hall, followed by the largest Synagogue of Europe and the City Park. We pass by Europe’s largest thermal spa, the Budapest Zoo and the Amusement Park, after which stop at the Heroes’ Square (with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes). We then take the Andrássy Avenue to downtown Pest, pass by the Opera House and the St Stephen’s Basilica. We then get off the bus again and take an interior visit of the impressive neo-gothic House of Parliament (guided tour incl.). During the tour we offer a brief overview of the last 1000 years of Hungarian history. The Tour ends in the city-centre.
    Price: euro 38 per person / child rate: Euro 18
  • Ideal City Tour - Every day at 10.00 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.
    Photo GalleryWe offer the most personal, informative and enjoyable group tour of Budapest. Join the city tour guided exclusively in English and enjoy the comfort of our small friendly groups. The tour is designed with a duration of 4 hours to include pleasant walks to cover the sights not included in the usual 2-3 hour tours.
    The route of the sightseeing tour:

    •City park (walk): Heroes' square, Vajdahunyad castle, Széchenyi Spa
    •Andrássy avenue
    •Opera
    •Synagogue of Dohány street
    •St. Stephen's Basilica
    •Parliament
    •Castle district (walk): Matthias church, Fisherman's bastion
    •Gellért hill (walk): Citadel
    Tour ends in the city centre.
    Price: Euro 32 per person / child rate: Euro 16
     
  • FULL DAY DANUBE BEND TOUR : DURATION 10 HOURS | Operating: WED.,THUR., FRI., SAT., SUN., 10.00 A.M. (BOAT TRIP - 01.05. - 01.10. IN CASE OF LOW-WATER AND DURING WINTER-TIME RETURN TO BUDAPEST BY BUS ) / IN WINTER 01.11 - 31.03. - OPERATING ON SAT. ONLY - 09.00 A.M.
    AN EXCURSION INTO HUNGARY'S HISTORY - WE LEAD YOU TO VISEGRÁD, THE FORMER ROYAL RESIDENCE (FASCINATING VIEW ON THE DANUBE VALLEY) AND TO ESZTERGOM (CENTER OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH) - AFTER THE INTERIOR VISIT OF THE CATHEDRAL AND OPTIONAL LUNCH WE CARRY ON TO THE BAROQUE ARTISTS' VILLAGE SZENTENDRE (GUIDED WALK) - RETUßN TO BUDAPEST ON THE DANUBE BY BOAT - THE TOUR ENDS AT THE PIER/CITY CENTRE.
    PRICE:  EURO 56 PER PERSON
    (children Euro 28 )
     

  • Budapest Parliament Tour   Duration: 1 hour (1apr-31Oct - daily except on Mondays - 1Nov-31Mar - daily except on Mondays and Tuesdays)
    Visit the magnificent House of Parliament, the 3rd largest Parliament building of the world. During this tour, you will have the chance to see first the very richly decorated Staircase, later on the Cupola Room, where the Hungarian Crown Jewels and the Hungarian Holy Crown can be found. After visiting the Session Room, the tour ends in front of the Parliament.
    No tour on holidays, on special events and on Mondays.Tours are guaranteed in English and German. 
    Price: 22 EUR  Children: 12
    EUR

  • Dinner on Boat with Live Music -  April-October: Wed., Fri., Sun. 6:45 - (Thursday Sunday in winter season at 6:45)
    Budapest has many faces. This vibrant city calms down a little bit at nights, lights are lit up, and a new city comes out from the twilight. We created this program for those, who would like to enjoy the wonderful view of the city swimming in lights in a romantic candlelight atmosphere, and have a romantic dinner what is prepared by Hungary’s only one Gault Millau rated chef, Klöter Gregor-Grex, on a boat with live music. We will take you on a 1,5-hour-long cruise on one of our air-conditioned ships. After dinner you can also admire the panorama from the open upper deck of the ship.
    Price: 55 EUR   Children: 32 EUR

  • BUDAPEST PANORAMA AND BOAT RIDE   Apr -Oct: Wed., Thur., Fri., Sat. 14.30
    We drive to the Castle Hill and discover the area of the Royal Palace (not incl. in City Tours ). We show you the main attractions of the district: Castle Theatre, Palace of the Hungarian President, buildings of the National Library and the National Gallery. During the walking tour you can enjoy the charming panorama view of Budapest. A ride on the Castle Hill Funicular (opened in 1870) takes us to Adam Clark square, from where we walk over to the Pest side by taking the oldest suspension bridge of continental Europe, the Chain Bridge. After this spectacular walk we take a Boat Ride on the Danube (Duration 1 hour / soft drink incl.). 

    Duration: 2,5 hours
    Price: 32 EUR  Children: 17
    EUR

  • MAGIC HUNGARY Half Day Tour. April- October: Tue., Fri., Sun. 09.00 a.m.
    Visit the second largest Baroque Palace of the world in Gödöllő! After only a 30-minute drive from Budapest we arrive to the former summer residence of Queen Elisabeth (Sissi) and Francis Joseph (Habsburg Emperor & Hungarian king 1867-1916). This interior visit and the tour through the gardens of the Chateau, gives you a glimpse of times under the Austro-Hungarian Empire. With the help of our guide you will become acquainted with the secrets of the private life, the hidden doors, bedrooms and lovers of the royal couple. Next, we drive to a traditional Farm where you will be welcomed with a Hungarian “Pogácsa” and with the national welcome drink, pálinka. Horsemen will take us for a Carriage Ride through the area and will invite you to a traditional Horse Show.
    Price: Euro 54 (children: Euro 27)

  • SZENTENDRE ARTIST VILLAGE TOUR.  Half day tour
    This small baroque city is located at the  Danube Bend, at the meeting place of the river Danube and the Pilis Hills, in a beautiful natural setting. With a 25-minute drive from Budapest, we reach this picturesque Artist's Village called Szentendre. We stop at the Caprice Jewellery Manufactory, wander around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins and go along the narrow streets up to the panorama point. We then simply enjoy the special atmosphere of this village. We stop at the Confectionery Museum (buildings and people made of marzipan) and invite you for a cup of coffee with a slice of Hungarian cake. Then you will have the opportunity to go for shopping or to visit the Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum. During the summer (between the 1st of May and the 30th of September) we return to Budapest on the Danube by boat.
    The tour ends at the pier / city centre.
    By boat only Between  01.05- 30.09
    In case of low water and during winter time we return to Budapest by bus.
    April-October: daily (except Mon. and Wed.) 14.00
    November-March: Tue., Fri., Sun. 10.00 a.m.

    Price: Euro 38 Children free
     

  • FULL DAY PUSZTA TOUR: DURATION 8 HOURS |
    1Apr-31Oct - MON.,  THUR., SAT., 09.00 A.M.
    SPEND AN UNFORGETTABLE DAY IN THE PUSZTA - WE DRIVE TO KECSKEMÉT (GUIDED WALK), AND FURTHER ON TO LAJOSMIZSE, WHERE YOU WILL BE GREETED WITH A TRADITIONAL WELCOME-DRINK - AFTER THE GREAT PERFORMANCE OF THE FAMOUS HORSEMEN AND A CARRIAGE RIDE THROUGH THE PUS2TA, A TYPICAL MEAL (3 COURSE MENU WITH WINE) ACCOMPANIED BY GIPSY-MUSIC, WILL BE SERVED IN THE CSÁRDA - RETURN TO BUDAPEST AND TO THE HOTEL.
    PRICE: EURO 70 PER PERSON (children 36 Euro)

  • LAKE BALATON HERITAGE TOUR WITH HEREND PORCELAIN FACTORY
    Transfer to Herend, the world’s largest Porcelain Manufactory (founded 1826). Following a guided tour through the rooms we invite you for a coffee (possibility for shopping). Next, we drive to Lake Balaton (the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe) and visit the abbey (founded 1055) on the Tihany Peninsula. Following a 3-course lunch in a „csárda” (tavern) restaurant, we go to Balatonfüred (with the oldest spa in Hungary) and walk along the famous promenade. Finally, we return to Budapest.
    April-October: Saturday 09.00

    Duration: 9 - 10 hours

    Price: 68 EUR Children: 36 EUR
     

  • BUDAPEST BY NIGHT TOUR: DURATION 4 HOURS | Apr-October: TUE.,THUR., FRI., SAT., 07.00 P.M. | Nov-March:  (EXCL. JANUARY) FRI , SAT., 07.00 P.M.
    THE ILLUMINATED "PARIS OF THE EAST" - SPEND AN ENJOYABLE EVENING IN A TRADITIONAL RESTAURANT IN THE HILLS OF BUDA - AFTER AN APERITIF WE SERVE YOU A 3-COURSE MENU WITH WINE ACCOMPANIED BY A VARIED FOLKLORIC SHOW- PROGRAM - RETURNING TO BUDAPEST YOU WILL HAVE A MARVELLOUS VIEW ON THE ILLUMINATED CITY FROM THE CITADEL - FAREWELL-DRINK IN THE CASTLE-DISTRICT - THE TOUR ENDS AT THE HOTEL OR AT THE CASINO (VOUCHER FOR FREE ADMISSION INCL.)
    PRICE: EURO 62 PER PERSON (child rate Euro 32)


 


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