Private Budapest Tours (any day of the week)

Are you looking for a personalized travel experience of Budapest? Or do you just want to be another tourist?
If you say yes to the first, and no to the second question, you have come to the right place!


♦ Trabant tour - A unique tour through the streets of Budapest in a still living piece of history

Key Details

Duration: 3 hours
Pick up: at centrally located hotels/railway stations/guesthouses
Theme: Highlights of Budapest
Specialty: you will move around Budapest in a Trabant, a historical vintage car, the symbolic and typical car of the past communist era. A real experience!

What you'll do:

  • Get acquainted with the most famous sights of Budapest
  • Learn about the interesting and stormy history of the magyars and of Budapest
  • travel in the most common car of Hungary during the 60's on through the 80's
  • Enjoy the attention you'll get from the people on the streets (because of the car)
  • Receive tips for your stay in Budapest

"We spent a fascinating 3 + hours with Andras our guide and Pietre our driver (sorry but not sure of the spelling) driving around Budapest's main tourist locations in this iconic relic of the Communist era. This is a brilliant way to discover Budapest in the 21century, explore the history of this city, it's culture and present day life for its inhabitants." (As reviewed by a Tripadvisor member)

Summary

Have you ever sat in the most common car of the communist period? You will explore  the beautiful sights of Budapest in this typical quirky communist car.
Riding in the Trabants through Budapest is a much different and fun way to see the city.
The tour contains 4 or 5 stops to ensure that there is walking part of the tour too.

Itinerary

This next route is an example, we can tailorize it if you request so. We do minimum 5 stops on a tour.
We will start the Trabant tour from your hotel, and will head to the City Park, and will pass by  the Széchenyi bath - Europe's largest thermal spa - , the Budapest Zoo and the Amusement Park. You will be able to get out of the car and do a short walk in the beautiful park and take a look at the Szécheni spa.
We then take the  Andrássy Avenue to downtown Pest, pass by the Opera House and the St. Stephen's Basilica.
Next, we drive to the Parliament, the third largest Parliament of the world. This is the second stop, so you can make some photos.
As the third stop we will also show you Liberty square and the surrounding buildings-very parisian style!
Through the Chain bridge we drive over to the Buda side. We stop in the Castle District and during a short walk we show you the main attractions of the area. (from  the castle district you can enjoy a beautiful panorama).
After the castle district we drive up to the Gellért Hill and Citadel -pass by several famous  spas - and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest.
We then show you the Great Market Hall of Budapest from the inside.
​Note: this tour is also possible to do with a regular modern car (up to 3 guests) or with a minivan (4 or more guests).



  
 

 

 

 

 


 

 


Price for 2 people: eur 120. You can inquire about availability and prices (if you are a solo traveler or have more than 2 people in your group) at contact@mypersonalbudapest.com. In case of booking multiple tours please request a package price.

♦ Private Budapest 180 panoramic tour - Highlights of Budapest seen from a panoramic sunroof luxury car

Key Details

Duration: 3 hours
Pick up: at centrally located hotels/railway stations/guesthouses
Theme: Highlights of Budapest
Specialty: panoramic sunroof car

What you'll do:

  • Get acquainted with the most famous sights of Budapest
  • Learn about the interesting and stormy history of the magyars and of Budapest
  • Enjoy seeing details of the city through the panoramic roof that stay unseen for most of the other tourists
  • Take photos most of the other tourists in town won't take
  • Receive tips for your stay in Budapest

Summary

Admire the details of Budapest that stay unrevealed for the big majority of tourists. Lavishly decorated facades, the unforgettable panorama of the town and parts of graceful bridges hidden from sight will be revealed to you.  
This private tour will show you details of the city that can only be seen from a panoramic roof car (on a private tour).

Itinerary

This next route is an example, we can tailorize it if you request so. We do minimum 5 stops on a tour.
We will start the tour from your hotel, and will head to the City Park, and will pass by  the Széchenyi bath - Europe's largest thermal spa - , the Budapest Zoo and the Amusement Park. You will be able to get out of the car and do a short walk in the beautiful park and take a look at the Szécheni spa.
We then take the  Andrássy Avenue to downtown Pest, pass by the Opera House and the St. Stephen's Basilica.
Next, we drive to the Parliament, the third largest Parliament of the world. This is the second stop, so you can make some photos. 
As the third stop we will also show you Liberty square and the surrounding buildings-very parisian style!
Through the Chain bridge we drive over to the Buda side. We stop in the Castle District and during a short walk we show you the main attractions of the area. (from  the castle district you can enjoy a beautiful panorama).
After the castle district we drive up to the Gellért Hill and Citadel -pass by several famous  spas - and show you the most spectacular view of Budapest.
We then show you the Great Market Hall of Budapest from the inside.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price & availability:  please email us to contact@mypersonalbudapest.com
In case of booking multiple tours please request a package price.

♦ The best rated tour* of My Personal Budapest: Hungarian lunch in a Hungarian home

Key Details

Duration: 2-2.5 hours including private transportation
Pick up: at centrally located hotels/railway stations/guesthouses
Theme: Hungarian food and everyday life, Hungary beyond the scenes
Specialty: insight into a life of a Hungarian family, home made lunch 

What you'll do:

  • Enjoy a Hungarian home lunch together with locals
  • Visit a Hungarian home
  • Get an in-depth insight into the real Hungary behind the scenes
  • Immerse into the flavours regular locals enjoy

"Lunch at Mom and Pop's house was the highlight. AMAZING! They were so nice too.. we wanted them to adopt us. They really made us feel at home. I feel lucky to have had such a unique experience. I will no doubt recommend this tour to anyone who visits Budapest."
(As reviewed by a Tripadvisor member)

Summary

Get a truly personal travel experience of Budapest! Come and dine in a local home while enjoying a traditional 3-course Hungarian meal with pálinka and wine.
Don't be just another tourist, but see the real Hungary.

Itinerary

At the start you will be picked up at your hotel and driven to a local home with a comfortable car/minivan. The drive takes between 20-40 minutes, depending on traffic.
Your guide will provide informative and interesting commentary on Budapest and Hungary along the way.

Upon arrival you will be greeted by your host with traditional Hungarian pálinka! (not compulsory to try, just recommended:)) 
Your hearty lunch includes soup, main course and dessert. Drinks, Hungarian wine and mineral water will also be served.

Our soups: Hungarian goulash soup, Hungarian bean soup with smoked ham, Potato soup with cream and smoked ham, Chicken soup, Ragout soup flavoured with tarragon, Hungarian fish soup, Hungarian bean-goulash soup, Mushroom soup, Green pea soup
Our main courses: Hungarian stuffed cabbage/Hungarian chicken Paprikas/Hungarian goulash stew/Pork medaillons Hungarian style served with "lecso" (onion, tomato, paprika ), Lecsó/ Hungarian sirloin steak with fried onions / Hungarian vadas/
Desserts: pancakes/cottage cheese dumplings/somlói sponge cake/creamy pastry/Hungarian strudel/Zserbó/chestnut cake/Apple pie/Hungarian seasonal cakes

This program is a great opportunity for you to look behind the scenes of Hungary. 

Vegetarian dishes and special meals are available on request.

"Lunch with his parents is a true highlight. They are warm, sincere, and genuine. It is a personal and unique experience."
(As reviewed by a Tripadvisor member)
*rated by the Tripadvisor community


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Don't want to be just another tourist, but rather feel like a local? Book the Hungarian lunch in a Hungarian home!
Price & availability:  please email us to contact@mypersonalbudapest.com

♦ Exclusive private Danube cruise

Key Details

Duration: 1 hour or longer if requested
Meeting point: at the pier near Elisabeth bridge, or upon request at centrally located hotels/railway stations/guesthouses
Theme: Highlights of Budapest from an amazing perspective: from the Danube
Specialty: private cruise, bar onboard

What you'll do:

  • Get acquainted with the most famous sights along the Danube
  • Lean back, relax and let the stunning panorama fascinate you!
  • Take amazing photos 
  • Enjoy refreshing drinks from the bar onboard, a glass of Dry Martini or a glass of champagne is gratis

Summary

If I had money enough, I would buy this boat and sail the waves of the Danube in Budapest every single day.
Let Budapest mesmerize you while cruising right through the heart of this pulsating metropolis.
Enjoy a one-hour private boat trip (production year 2015) on the River Danube in Budapest with a glass of Dry Martini on getting aboard and marvel at the sights of the city such as Buda Castle, the Parliament, Margaret Island, the Castle Bazaar, all the bridges spanning the river Dabnube, the Gellért Hotel, Gellért Spa, the Citadel and more..., viewed from the river, all that with simultaneous music, enticing light effects, and, of course, drinks at the bar.

Seeing Budapest from the river is going to be a lifetime experience and memory for you! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 



 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 



Price & availability:  please email us to contact@mypersonalbudapest.com

♦ Places left out of guidebooks - Hidden treasures of Budapest

Key Details

Duration: 3 hours
Pick up: at centrally located hotels/railway stations/guesthouses
Theme: Places of history/interest off the beaten track
Specialty: You will see sights 98-99% of tourists don't see

What you'll do:

  • Leave the busy streets and explore Budapest away from the usual tourist trail 
  • Explore Budapest a few layers deeper than the average tourist
  • Hear stories the average tourist don't hear 
  • Take photos to make the average tourist envious wink
  • Receive tips for your stay in Budapest

Summary

Are you sure that you are going to remember more of the most famous sights? Or much more of the places, which only a few people can see? 
This tour will bring urban rarities closer to you. Rarities which are known only by a few locals.

Sights covered on this tour

  • a secret roofterrace with stunning panorama of Budapest
  • a cafe with typical interior of the communist era
  • a hidden passage in the middle of the city…
  • a lesser known cafe where Hungary's most famous writers spent most of their time in the early 1900's
  • another and small cafe with beautiful art nouveau furniture….
  • a beautiful little garden in the heart of the downtown…
  • a hidden ball room with incredibly beautiful frescos…
  • a walk through the jewish district
  • remains of the former jewish ghetto wall...
  • an unusual building

Visit the treasures that have probably been left out of guidebooks and make sure you see more than what the standard city tours cover!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


Price for 2 people: eur 100. You can inquire about availability and prices (if you are a solo traveler or have more than 2 people in your group) at contact@mypersonalbudapest.com. In case of booking multiple tours please request a package price.

♦ Visit Szentendre, one of the most charming and artsy towns of Hungary-just 30 mins from Budapest! 

Key Details

Duration: 3-4 hours
Pick up: at centrally located hotels/railway stations/guesthouses
Theme: Histor and sights of the town of arts of Hungary

What you'll do:

  • Walk along the charming narrow streets and alleyways

  • Enjoy the pretty Danube promenade with its cafes

  • See something beautiful just outside of Budapest 

  • Have the possibility of adding one or two optional activities - see below

  • Receive tips for your stay in Budapest

Summary

Szentendre is a famous and picturesque town just outside of Budapest. Known as the town of arts it is a small baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend in a beautiful natural environment. 
This tour will introduce this unique little town and its artistic life to you.

Itinerary

At the start you will be picked up at your hotel and driven to Szentendre with a comfortable car/minivan. The drive usually takes 30 minutes.
Your guide will provide informative and interesting commentary on Budapest, Szentendre and Hungary along the way.

Upon arrival you will start to explore this charming town: Cobbled squares, colorful baroque houses, narrow streets, graceful churches, nice cafes and quality souvenir/art shops. Szentendre means home and inspiration for many well known Hungarian artists.
After the walk through the charming and quiet streets of the downtown you will have the option to visit one of the interesting museums presenting local art: picture galleries, the famous Margit Kovács Ceramics Collection, or the unique Szamos Marzipan Museum and Workshop.

Price for 2 people: eur 125. You can inquire about availability and prices (if you are a solo traveler or have more than 2 people in your group) at contact@mypersonalbudapest.com.
In case of booking multiple tours please request a package price.

Optional activities that can be added to a Szentendre tour:
- A knowledgeable ceramic artist will host you in her art studio, and let you see how fine hungarian ceramics are created! You can also try your hand and create your own ceramic. The program is designed for those who enjoy experiencing real artwork and desire something more authentic than just visiting an art shop.
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We went to a ceramic workshop in Szentendre and met with some very friendly people (Gabriella and Laszlo), who were patient enough to teach us the basics of pottery making; my husband and I both had the opportunity to try a ceramic piece of art each. It was such a sensual and technical experience! We had so much fun trying to do our ceramic piece! "
(As reviewed by a Tripadvisor member)

Cost: eur 20/person
- Strawberry wine tasting near Szentendre: we will stop at a beautifully restored old mansion with an amazing garden. The owner will serve the famous product of the region: strawberry wine. The tasting contains 3 different varieties of the strawberry wine. On top you will also have the chance to enjoy a local dessert prepared by your host: chestnut cordials dipped in Portorico rum covered with premium chocolate.
Extra 1.5 hours.

Cost: eur 20/person

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reservation

Please send your inquiry to contact@mypersonalbudapest.com
Phone: + 36-70-428-8848
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