4.5 star rating: Recommended 15 Reviews

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  • Location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Duration:  1 hour 45 minutes (approx.)
Take an unforgettable trip around Budapest, seeing the best sights from both land and water, on this comprehensive 1 hour 45-minute tour aboard an amphibious coach. Marvel at Budapest's top attractions from your comfortable seat as your guide informs you about the Hungarian capital, including the State Opera House, Royal Palace, the Citadel and more. When your floating bus splashes down into the Danube, you’ll capture the magic with more amazing views of the picturesque city from the river!

Highlights

  • 1 hour 45-minute sightseeing tour of Budapest by floating bus
  • See the Hungarian capital from land and water
  • Admire the top sights, such as the Academy of Sciences, Parliament, St Stephen's Basilica and the Grand Synagogue
  • Rock gently down the Danube when your amphibious coach splashes into the water
  • Enjoy onboard commentary from an entertaining guide

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What You Can Expect

Budapest Sightseeing Tour by Land and Water

Budapest Sightseeing Tour by Land and Water

You don’t have to choose between touring the beautiful city on four wheels or taking in the sights from the deck of a pleasure boat! After meeting your guide in central Budapest, you’ll do both on board your comfortable amphibious coach.

Heading down the busy streets of the capital, your coach will take you past all its highlights. See the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the first example of Neo-Renaissance architecture in Budapest, completed in 1865. Then, go by the Hungarian Parliament building, seat of the National Assembly and the largest Parliament building in Europe. Admire the exterior limestone ornaments as your guide describes the Gothic Revival style.

When you’ve covered a lot of ground, join the excited gasps of your fellow travelers as your bus turns into a boat and you splash into the lapping water of the Danube River, admiring gorgeous riverside views before heading back to shore.

Throughout your tour, you'll see the following landmarks:

  • St Stephen’s Basilica – the largest church of Budapest
  • The Great Synagogue on Dohány Street, Europe’s largest synagogue
  • Hungarian State Opera House
  • Heroes’ Square, the most impressive square of Budapest where the Millennium Monument stands
  • Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Lánchíd) – the first permanent bridge over the Danube between Buda and Pest
  • The Royal Palace
  • Budapest Parliament
  • The Citadel, built as a military fortress on the highest point of the city center – Gellert Hill

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Something different, fun, informative about the city history. Little bit nervous when the bus went in the river:) Recomended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Lots of fun and good pace to see the sights included. Bus nice and guides cheery.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

most fun tour we have ever been on! completely worth it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Unbelievably Kool

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

nice

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

The trip on the river bus was great, the best way to see the sites of Budapest from all perspectives

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Excellent tour, well organised, knowledgeable guides,etc. Only downside not much good for photographs as it is a proper coach so glass is to reflective for good shots, but a good way to see the main sites, and encourages to spend a bit more time on the ones that interest you.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2013

Very good way to see and hear more about this wonderful city, tour guide very clear and knowledgeable we normally don't like organised tours but this one ticked all the boxes.

4 star rating: Recommended May 2015

This was not as much fun because of the weather and the tide but still had some very enjoyable parts

4 star rating: Recommended October 2014

Great fun and a new way to see the city.The guide had a wonderfully dry sense of humour and very good English. A wonderful way to see the park area of the river as well.

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