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Budapest, Hungary
Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise

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icon2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

See the best of Budapest by foot and by boat on this comprehensive evening tour. Stroll through the city streets on a walking tour with your guide before boarding an optional sightseeing cruise along the Danube River. Pass landmarks like the Chain Bridge and Gellért Spa, and see the Buda Castle aglow at night. This tour is limited to 15 people to keep the experience as intimate as it is unique.
  • Excellent views of Budapest’s best illuminated sights
  • Boat cruise with welcome drink on the Danube (optional)
  • Learn about the history of Budapest from your guide
  • Tours are limited to 15 people for a personalized experience
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English speaking guide
Welcome drink of choice
Boat ticket
Entry fees to sights and museums
Food
Pick-up and drop-off
Hungarian State Opera , Budapest, Andrássy út 22, 1061 Hungary

In front of the State Opera House

7:00 PM
Vigadó tér , Budapest, Vigadó tér, Hungary

At the pier, close to transport links

The city of Budapest sparkles at night and this evening tour is the perfect way to experience it. Explore the streets first with your local guide, who passes on stories of illustrious Hungarians and the surrounding architecture. Hear about where the first Hungarians came from, and the facts behind the famous Attila the Hun. As you walk through the city and admire the buildings illuminated with light, you have the chance to ask questions and take photos of the glowing Buda Castle District and the Danube Promenade.

Then, if you've chosen the cruise option, give your legs a rest and climb aboard an evening cruise on the Danube. Enjoy a free welcome drink and the chance to see the top attractions from the water. Glide past the impressive Parliament building, under the Chain Bridge and much more. Commentary is also provided if you’re interested in learning more about the scenery you pass along the way.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz)
The guide will explain the history of the building and famous Hungarian composers
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Andrassy Avenue
From the Opera House along the way the guests will learn about the history of the 19th centruy
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
The guests will learn about history of Hungary, kings and state founder St Stephen
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Szabadsag Ter
On the square, at the Soviet Memorial guests will learn about the communist times and life under Big Brother
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Hungarian Parliament Building
Guests will stop by the Parliament and get to learn about the current state and politics
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Szechenyi Lanchid
The oldest bridge of Budapest gives great history and stories with amazing panorama over the Buda Castle District
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Korzo - Danube Embankment (Dunakorzo)
Guests will walk along the Promenade and enjoy the view over the Danube to Gellert Hill and the Buda Castle
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Little Princess Statue
The walking tour concludes at the statue.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Danube River
The option of "Walk and Cruise" includes an hour boat ride with a glass of drink.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You will need to be fit for light continuous walking, for up to 2 hours
  • Tour goes in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Absolute Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Budapest Night Walking Tour with Danube River Cruise.

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star-4
Great Guide
sushilkapoor1959
, Jul 2019
The walking tour was amazing -- made more so by the guide who is a history and English teacher ; his efforts to engage the small cohesive group were outstanding . Very well enjoyed.
star-5
Great tour! I love walking tours. The...
Natale
, Jul 2018
Great tour! I love walking tours. The cruise was amazing. Budapest is like Paris at night.
star-5
The river cruise is one of the most...
jerry s
, Sep 2017
The river cruise is one of the most stunning scenes of a city that you can experience. The narration on the boat could have been better synched, but overall it was worth the money!
star-5
Christie was a wonderful tour guide...
Kristy B
, Aug 2017
Christie was a wonderful tour guide and host of her city. She listened to what I'd already seen and what my interests were to tailor the experience to what would be most captivating to me. She was clearly knowledgeable about the sites and stories behind them as well as tips for what to do/see on my own. Everything was made easy for the boat cruise on the Danube which offered audio tours in many languages. Christie's warmth and professionalism made me feel happy with my choice to use this company. It's well worth the price for this tour.
star-4
Great guide on this tour, a language...
Alexandra E
, Jul 2017
Great guide on this tour, a language student who lived in the city. She gave us really great information and helped us understand the meanings of many monuments including communist, WWII and Cold War symbolism. I'm making it sound boring but it was really interesting. She was awesome and their office is clean, welcoming, has chairs, drinks and clean bathrooms. I would have loved to have her with me everyday I was there. She took us right to the boat and helped get the tickets. My 4 star rating reflects the boat. It had glass on both sides and pictures don't turn out so great and it was kind of weird so I wish I knew that before hand. It was lightly raining but I still went up top with my umbrella to the somewhat narrow seating. It was cold and raining but I still liked it better than the fish tank feeling below.
star-5
It was definitely one of the...
kakul b
, Jun 2017
It was definitely one of the highlights from my trip. The boat cruise was fun...and we got to see the famous Parliament building along the way.
star-5
Budapest at night is one of the most...
Joel R
, Dec 2016
Budapest at night is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Parliament Building all lit up is gorgeous. Cruising the river and having the guide explain about the buildings and bridges is a great way to experience the city.
star-4
A lot of fast paced walking. I am...
briannajordan
, Oct 2016
A lot of fast paced walking. I am athletic but thought it would be more of a stroll, so didn't dress appropriately. Wear gym clothes and tennies. Sad history but loved learning about it. Was a long line for the boat which was covered and VERY crowded, so opted to just go back to the hotel.
star-4
Great Tour, too bad it was raining...
Christopher E
, Oct 2016
Great Tour, too bad it was raining, but it wasn't too bad. Tour leader, Peter, was a trooper not missing a beat and was good a presenting the things we saw. Went to some offbeat areas, areas we wouldn't have seen during our short stay in Budapest.
star-2
The places of visit on walking tour...
R V B
, Oct 2016
The places of visit on walking tour is not specified.I was a solo traveller.Wasnt aware that at the end of tour I was dropped off at river cruise and had to make my own way back to hotel at 22.30 from where the cruise ends.

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