Historical Tour in Hungary, Budapest
Private Budapest: Buda Castle Explorer – Hit the historical side of Budapest on your own private walking tour on the Castle Hill.
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Tour Type ActivityTours Historical Tour
Trip Duration 3 hours
Group Size Small Group
Languages Spoken English
Age Range 0-65
Hit the historical side of Budapest on your own private walking tour on the Castle Hill. Peek into the city’s oldest confectionary shop, hear stories and tales of the area’s past, and enjoy a few surprises along the way!
This tour is priced per person for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
- Discover the secrets behind Budapest’s iconic landmarks, with your own private local guide
- Admire the Parliament building and the view of the waterfront from the top of Castle Hill
- Forget about the bustling city and lose yourself in the history of the winding streets of Castle District, which dates back to the 13th century
- Soak up the atmosphere of a beloved mid-19th century local pastry shop
For further details please see the full itinerary.
Inside the Széll Kálmán tér
Inside the Széll Kálmán tér Metro Station (Metro line 2, red line) at the top of the escalator.
Get to know the real Hungary with a historical private tour of Budapest. You will begin with a short minibus ride to reach the entrance gate of the Castle District, where you’ll set off on your Budapest adventure.
Pass by historical buildings that seem to be silent and sleepy, but just wait until your guide tells you stories from behind the walls! Enjoy the small architectural details prevalent in the Castle District and hear tales of former inhabitants and owners of the houses.
Next up on your private Budapest tour, you’ll pass by the oldest confectionary shop of the city and visit the first private art gallery of Hungary.
After taking a walk around the Royal Palace and admiring the breathtaking view from the hilltop, we’ll walk back to the residential part of the Castle District. Here, we have time for a surprising discovery in the Hotel Hilton before our Budapest tour comes to an end at Matthias Church, one of the most beautiful buildings in the city.
At the end of your private tour, your guide will give you some local tips on where to go to enjoy a glass of wine or lunch in the district.
(If you’d prefer to travel as part of a regular group experience, please book our Budapest Buda Castle Explorer group tour.)
This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, transportation as indicated, entrance ticket to Matthias Church, a small sample of local food specialties.
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, food, drinks, tips / gratuities for your guide.
Dress standard: Standard dress, comfortable walking shoes.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We’ll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Matthias Church (1014 Budapest, Szentháromság tér 2).
Your guide will help give you directions back to your hotel if needed.
This tour is available all year, please make a booking enquiry for further details.
A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers