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Overview

See the best that Budapest has to offer on this sightseeing package combining a bus tour, a boat ride and traditional Hungarian food. Get a comprehensive look at the city’s top attractions on a 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour, making stops at the iconic statues at Heroes’ Square, the Parliament Building and more. Then relax with a hot drink and cake at Szamos Gourmet Ház, and head to the Kaltenberg restaurant for a Hungarian 2-course meal. Complete your sightseeing with a 1-hour cruise along the Danube River.
  • See the best of Budapest with this sightseeing combo!
  • Take a hop-on hop-off tour across Budapest with a ticket valid for 24 hours
  • Enjoy a scenic sightseeing cruise along the Danube River
  • Have a 2-course dinner or lunch of goulash and dessert with a drink at the traditional Kaltenberg cellar restaurant

The vouchers for your Budapest sightseeing package will be delivered to your hotel free of charge, with all the necessary information for your tours. The combo includes the following features.

Hop-On Hop-Off Tour and River Cruise

This 24-hour hop-on hop-off pass is a terrific way to see Budapest’s top attractions. The route passes must-see landmarks like the UNESCO-listed Royal Palace, the Parliament Building and the bustling shops of Andrássy Avenue. You’ll receive informative commentary on board as you sit in the fresh air of the upper deck. When you reach a stop you’d like to explore more on your own, simply hop off at your leisure.

Continue your sightseeing with a 1-hour cruise along the scenic Danube River. You’ll pass the city’s stunning panorama, with glimpses at Margaret Island and the historic Chain Bridge.  

Coffee and Cake at Szamos Gourmet Ház

When you’re ready to sit back and relax for a bit, have a slice of cake and cup of Hungarian coffee at Szamos Gourmet Ház.

Lunch or Dinner at Kaltenberg Restaurant

After you’ve worked up a hearty appetite from all of your sightseeing, make your way to Kaltenberg for a 2-course lunch or dinner. This cellar restaurant boasts authentic Hungarian fare, and you’ll sit down to a hot helping of goulash as well as dessert, with a beer or soft drink included. There’s no need for reservations with this ticket, just show up and savor the local flavors to top off your day in Budapest.

Please note:

From the 19th June to 13th July 2017

Due to the FINA World championship held in the city centre we will have the following changes in our routes.

  • Red Line: leaves every 15-30 minutes between 9:00 and 17:30 from Városháza tér
    • the following stops will be left out: József Nádor tér (stop Nr. 1), Eötvös tér (stop Nr. 19)
    • instead of stop Nr. 18 (Március 15 tér), there will be a temporary bus stop up on the bridge on the Pest side, where the 5th and 8th public transportation buses stop as well
  • Yellow Line: leaves every 15-30 minutes between 9:30 and 17:00 from Andrássy út 2
    • the following stops will be left out: Vigadó tér
  • Blue Boat Line: operates with the usual schedule, leaves every 60 minutes between 10:30 and 16:30 from Dock 8A Vigadó tér, evening tours are at 19:30, 20:30, 21:30
  • Night Tour: leaves at 19:45 from Petőfi tér (stop Nr. 3 of the Yellow line)
  • Walking tour: usual schedule, leaves at 10:00 from the Opera House

For further information, please contact our host/hostess colleagues on the buses, or our sales representatives in the bus stops. We apologize for the inconvenience!

City Tour Hop On Hop Off Team

Reviews

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K
, Sep 2018

The bus is always a good choice although these buses seem to run less often than most the cruise was nice, but realize you are on your own to find the two eateries. We skipped the coffee/cake - no idea where it was and no guidance since these vouchers are dropped at the hotel. We did finally find the luncheon restaurant. It was a considerable distance of anyplace we were or wanted to be but enjoyed it very much once we got there.

T
, Sep 2017

We had too many activities planned to be able to fit in the sightseeing cruise, so we missed that part of it, but the coffee and cake was nice, and the hop on hop off bus is always a pleasant experience, no matter what city we visit, and this one was no different. It offered a stop right in front of our hotel, and had perfect stops at all of the sights. Would definitely recommend.

E
, Feb 2017

Wonderful value for the itinerary and multiple activities. As a solo traveler, I took advantage of the total bundle from the bus tour, to the delicious dessert and coffee to the local cuisine dinner. I would definitely recommend this booking for a first-time traveller.

E
, Jul 2015

Tons of hop on hop off tours in Budapest - hard to figure out where to get on the bus initially with our voucher the company didn't seem to know what to make of the vouchers. The lunch and cake at Gerbaud were ok but the staff seemed unfamiliar with our voucheres. The hop on hop off bus moved so slowly - we got off after about 1/2 hour and just walked every where else we wanted to go. We didn't even use the river cruise portion -it was just too frustrating!

K
, May 2015

We felt this tour was overpriced and the lunch location was inappropriate. The restaurant was not on the bus line and we had a difficult time finding it. It took about 15 min. walking there in a district we weren't familiar with and the food wasn't that good. We felt it was a waste of our time. It would have been better if we could have had a 48 hour tour like they were selling on the street, and also if the restaurants were easy to find and right on the tour route. As it was, we only had time to use one of the meal vouchers and did not have time for the 1 hr. boat ride because we used the bus to get around to the different sightseeing attractions.

P
, Jul 2014

Excellent package apert from the failure to deliver tickets to the hotel. This meant that there was a 30 minute argument in the coffee shop even though they had proff of the copy printed from the internet to say it had been paid for.
The evening meal was fun - but far too much food!
Would recommend.

l
, Jul 2014

There are several reasons why I would not recommend this option.
There information on tickets and where to go for the various elements is not clear. The tickets were not left at the hotel. They were however e-mailed after the hotel contacted Viator on our behalf, but without any instructions relating to the two venues for the meal and coffee. This is not however the reason why I would not recommend the combo.
The problem is just that it was very poor value. The Hop on Hop off bit was fine - but could have been bought for about £15. This already included the river boat 'trip' which was 45 minutes in reality, but OK. I would recommend that people do this in Budapest as it is good for seeing all the main tourist sites.The cafe for the coffee and cake was very nice, but the restaurant for the meal was very off the beaten track and the meal was not very good and had no choice at all. So in terms of the extra money paid for the other bits I thoughts it was very poor value and not a good choice.

S
, Apr 2014

This trip was really good and well worth the money. I was a little confused at first as to how to use our tickets but after printing off all the vouchers it was simple. the bus was great for seeing the main sights ( always on time) cruise was also very good for hop on and hop off. The restuarant meal was excellent and the staff were very friendly. The coffee and cake cafe was also really nice, had a nice old fashioned atmosphere. I would do this trip again.

J
, Jan 2014

Provides the opportunity to see all the city highlights. Easy to use and frequent pick ups and drop offs. Check beforehand, many of the attractions do not open until late afternoon or close at one if you take the hop on /hop off on a weekend

l
, Nov 2013

The boat was a scow we left before starting and found a very nice reasonably priced cruise on our own; the restaurant was so remote from the activity we didn't bother...better to do the HOHO and configure the rest from there.


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