Private Budapest Tour: Hungarian Delicacies and Culture with Local Expert
It’s time to hit a foodie trail! This is the best way to discover Budapest’s culinary highlights in just 3 hours. Try traditional sweet and savory delicacies, which are included in the price. If you have some preferences and want to try something specific, tell your guide about it to personalize the experience.
• Taste the quintessential street-food and eat authentic dishes like a local.
• This private tour opens doors to places that are off-limits to large tour groups.
• Explore Central Market, Jewish Quarter and Small Boulevard
• Learn more about Hungarian culture
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What's included :
- All Fees and Taxes
- Coffee and/or Tea
- 6 food tastings
- 2 drink tastings
- Private authentic food experience
- Friendly local guide
- Iconic places for photoshoot
- Multiple start times available
What's excluded :
- Extra food and drinks
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Central Market Hall, Vamhaz korut, 1-3, Budapest 1093 Hungary
Dive into authentic atmosphere and explore main street food sites in Budapest. As this is a private tour, ask your tricky questions and get tips about best landmarks or finest restaurants. Guide will be happy to share his/her knowledge and show Budapest’s hidden gems. Do not worry about hidden costs, as all treats are included. If you are looking for local delicacies and want to be surprised – you have found it all on this tour.
First you will head to Central Market Hall. There is a huge variety of produce, including typically Hungarian: fresh vegetables and fruit, sausages, meat, spices, pastries, bread, cheese. The upper floor has some restaurants. Here you will try delicious Hungarian sausage, some veggies and a national dish. It will be difficult for you to choose, as sausages may be boiled, fresh, dried, smoked, with different spices and flavors. The most famous sausages have their own name, and your guide will share this information with you.
Duration: 50 minutes
Stop At: Jewish Quarter, Centre of 7th district, Budapest 1074 Hungary
You will head to your next stop and pass by the Jewish Quarter. This small neighborhood is a good place to explore lovely narrow streets, restaurants, cafes and markets. The great synagogue is the main landmark, which is beautiful both from the inside and from the outside and very hard to miss. Immerse into vivid part of Budapest culture.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, Dohany Dohany Street Synagogue, Budapest 1074 Hungary
Then you will pass by Raoul Wallenberg Holocaust Memorial Park, which is located not far from the synagogue. At least 400,000 Hungarian Jews were murdered by the Nazis in Budapest. Observe the weeping willow sculpture, which is mind-boggling and extremely emotional. This wonderful work of art is a very poignant reminder.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Small Boulevard, Kiskorut, Budapest Hungary
Our next stop is the Small Boulevard. Actually, it is a colloquial name for three parts that are connected to each other. On both sides of the boulevard you will find multiple antique shops, especially rich in old books and artwork. Beyond it you will see the majestic Neo-Classical building of the Hungarian National Museum, which houses an outstanding collection of Hungarian history, arts, politics and folklore. Soak up the views!
Now it’s time for national dish Langos. If you try Langos once it will be very difficult to stop. It is made with soft dough that is usually shaped into rounds and fried until golden. Try it with garlic sauce, sour cream, cheese, or ask to mix all ingredients together. Langos is sometimes called Hungarian pizza. It is a popular all year long.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Vamhaz Korut, Budapest Hungary
Then you will head to the Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid) to enjoy a coffee or lemonade in the coolest place in town. A chimney cake is also waiting for you. You will see how it is cooked, and then enjoy soft sweet delight. The first written record about chimney cake dates back to 1679, and the first recipe appears in a manuscript cookbook dated 1781. It is cylindrical shape bakery, usually baked over an open fire. It is coated with sugar and sometimes with vanilla or cinnamon. Chimney cake has a perfect crisp exterior and is soft inside, so try the most delicious dessert ever.
You will be amazed at all you will experience on this authentic tour! Your local guide will help you find local Hungarian food. It is not only a food-tour but also a historical journey to learn more about the city and its culture.
Duration: 20 minutes
Departure Point :Central Market Hall, Budapest, Vámház krt. 1-3, 1093 Hungary
Return Detail :Budapest, Kazinczy u. 14, 1075 Hungary
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.