10 Best Viator Tours In Budapest, Hungary - Updated 2022

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Budapest is the beautiful capital city of Hungary. Bisected by the River Danube, the hilly half of the city is called Buda while the flat side is called Pest. There are many sights to see and many museums to explore. Some top places to visit here include Matthias Church, Buda Castle, the Parliament building, and Széchenyi Thermal Baths. It is an easy city to walk and explore on your own, but these top Viator tours offer the chance to explore the city in different ways. Whether it be by segway, by boat, or on foot, each tour offers something special, and often a commentary to go along with it. So take a look to see what Viator tours in Budapest, Hungary, suit your interests best, and enjoy this city!

1. Budapest Hammer & Sickle Tour (from USD 102.0)

Budapest Hammer & Sickle Tour is a three-hour tour on foot. It’ll take you back in time to experience communism, the 1956 revolution, WWI and WWII. The guide will take you through the streets of Budapest sharing the history of this great city. Stories of WWI and WWII will shock you as you wander past the Parliament Building. This tour will even give you the opportunity to visit a private exhibition hall to see cultural relics and communist propaganda. The tour is limited to 15 people to keep it small and personalized. This makes it easy to get to know your guide and ask all your questions.

Budapest Communist History Walking Tour

Duration: 3 hours

61 reviews

2. Private Budapest food tour with a local foodie (from USD 101.0)

This Budapest food tour is three hours full of the best food the city has to offer. It’s a private tour that will allow you to skip the typical tourist traps and discover hidden gems. Your guide will show you a taste of authentic Hungarian food with eight special samples, all included in the price. From the Central Market Hall to the Jewish Quarter, you’ll get to experience food all over the city. If you have specific preferences or desires, just let your guide know and they can tailor the tour to what you want.

The 10 Tastings of Budapest With Locals: Private Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

82 reviews

3. Budapest Segway sightseeing tour (from USD 51.0)

This tour offers a great way to see Budapest - on a Segway! Travelers will have the option to choose a two-hour or a three-hour tour of the city. To start, everyone will be trained on how to use a Segway so you feel comfortable navigating the city streets. They’re very simple, so don’t worry, this won’t take too long! The tour includes a helmet and all the questions you want to ask. As you cruise about the city, you’ll see sights like St. Stephen’s Basilica, the Hungarian State Opera House, and Andrassy Avenue. Depending on the length of the tour or the time of day, additional sights may be seen as well. Places like Heroes’ Square, House of Terror and Liberty Square. Regardless of what sights you see, though, you will be regaled with stories of Budapest and the city’s unique history.

Budapest Segway Tour

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

180 reviews

4. Budapest all-in-one walking tour with cafe stop (from USD 58.0)

This three-hour walking tour offers a great way to get out and see the city on foot. Your guide will take you to the best places, and share with you the best stories about the city. You’ll have the opportunity to walk through sights like Heroes’ Square, Danube Promenade, and see the beautiful Buda Castle. Stories of the city will abound, to give you insight into the city’s past, present, and future. The tour will have a break for a hot drink and a tasty dessert.

Budapest Small-Group Walking Tour with Expert Guide

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

681 reviews

5. Etyek Wine Country tour with dinner, from Budapest (from USD 90.0)

Etyek Wine Country is the best of Hungary’s wine region. This half-day tour will take you through it and even serve you dinner! You have the option of leaving Budapest in the morning or the afternoon. You’ll drive out into the peaceful countryside, which is best known for its white and sparkling wines. Your guide will take you through some family-run wine cellars, allowing you to sample wines while listening to tales about their production. The tour will wrap up with a traditional Hungarian meal (either lunch or dinner, depending on the time of day).

Budapest to Etyek Wine Country 4.5-Hour Tour with Dinner

Duration: 4 hours

653 reviews

6. Big Bus Budapest hop-on hop-off tour (from USD 15.0)

This Big Bus hop-on-hop-off tour offers a great way to see the city of Budapest with ease. You can choose to purchase a 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour ticket to allow you to explore the city at your own pace. Hop on and off the bus as many times as you need, wherever you choose during the amount of time dictated on your ticket. The bus stops at the main attractions around the city, places like Heroes’ Square, Parliament, St. Stephen’s Basilica, and the State Opera house. With the tour, you have access to a recorded commentary about the sites in the city, offered in 23 different languages. On the bus, there is free WiFi available.

Budapest Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

1554 reviews

7. Private entrance to Széchenyi Spa in Budapest with optional massage (from USD 32.0)

Széchenyi Spa is the largest public bath in Hungary’s capital city. With this ticket, you can skip the line and enjoy full-day access to steam rooms, saunas, and spring-fed baths. Széchenyi Spa has 18 indoor and outdoor pools, situated under neo-baroque domes. You’ll also have the option to add a 20-minute aromatherapy massage. The ticket even includes your own personal changing cabin at the spa. In addition, you’ll even get a small gift of a shampoo and shower gel with your visit here.

Skip the Line Széchenyi Spa in Budapest with Massage Upgrade

Duration: 9 hours

1073 reviews

8. Budapest evening sightseeing cruise (from USD 9.0)

Take an evening cruise on the Danube River as another great way to see the city. This one-hour cruise offers the opportunity to see the best sights in Budapest, lit up in the evening. The basic cruise comes with a drink to enjoy while you admire the city from the river. You can upgrade to a two-hour cruise with Hungarian charcuterie, wine, and music if you prefer. This is a great way to relax and enjoy your evening in Budapest.

Budapest Sightseeing Evening Cruise

Duration: 1 hour

1199 reviews

9. Gastroboat Pannonia - Hungarian gourmet dinner and cruising (from USD 162.0)

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A great way to see Hungary is from the water of the Danube River. This tour allows you to relax and savor a delicious meal, all in the elegant setting of a boat cruise. The vintage restaurant ship offers premium local wines and traditional slow-food menu, all included in the price of a ticket. The ship departs at 7 pm, cruising through the heart of the city where you can see illuminated city lights and unobstructed views. A limited number of people are permitted on the tour at once, to keep the tour more intimate. This is a great opportunity for travelers who are celebrating a special occasion.

Gastroboat Pannonia - Hungarian gourmet dinner and cruising

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

5 reviews

10. Budapest dinner cruise with folk show (from USD 76.0)

This three-hour dinner cruise will take you along the Danube River where you’ll pass the most famous landmarks that Budapest has to offer. From Chain Bridge to Parliament, the city will sparkle in lights. On the cruise, a four-course menu will be served, made up of traditional Hungarian dishes and international dishes, all designed to please a variety of tastes. A live show of Hungarian folk dance and gypsy music will take place after dinner. Drinks are not included with the price of the ticket but they can be purchased for a fee on the boat.

Budapest Dinner Cruise with Folk Show

Duration: 3 hours

5 reviews

Touring Budapest

Budapest is a city full of beautiful sights, interesting history, and tasty food. If you’re planning a visit, be sure to take a look at these top tours. They will allow you to see different parts of Budapest or learn more about the history during your visit.

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