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New year in Budapest, Hungary
30th December – 4th January
Budapest, Danube Cruise, Godollo, Danube Bend, Szentendre, Visegrad, Esztergom & Hungarian Puszta
THURSDAY, 30TH DECEMBER:
We meet at the airport at noon for our Ryanair direct flight to Budapest departing at 2.35pm. On arrival at 4.55pm, we are transferred to our 4 star Hotel Mercure Budapest Korona in Budapest, after check-in we will have some time to rest. Later we go on an optional 1 hr Danube cruise, where we get our first impression of the illuminated city.
FRIDAY, 31ST DECEMBER:
We start off our stay with an optional half day city tour of Budapest. We start on the Pest side of the Capital. We shall see St Stephen’s Basilica, the neo-gothic Parliament building and the Heroes’ Square. Then we drive up to the Castle District and visit the marvellous Matthias Church (entrance included), we see the former Royal Palace and the Fisherman’s Bastion. The afternoon is free to enjoy Budapest and we prepare for our obligatory New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner with DJ music during the night for some fun welcoming the New Year of 2022!
SATURDAY, 1ST JANUARY:
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Late breakfast and later we shall be visiting the beautiful Godollo castle (entrance extra) which is the world’s second largest Baroque castle. After a guided tour of the castle, we can have a walk in the gardens and enjoy a cup of coffee and some cake in the Palace Café (extra).
SUNDAY, 2ND JANUARY:
Our full day optional excursion takes us to the Danube Bend. This special area, where the great river changes course known as the Dunakanyar, will make our day unforgettable. This lovely town of Szentendre with its vivid Baroque architecture and vivid colours are amongst the highlights of this trip. We will also see the town of Visegrad, former royal seat of medieval Hungarian monarch where count Dracula was imprisoned by King Matthias Corvin. Moreover, we shall visit the city of Esztergom which is the seat of the Hungarian Roman Catholic Archbishop.
MONDAY, 3RD JANUARY:
We will enjoy another full-day optional excursion, this time taking us to Kecskemet, the Hungarian puszta a guided walking tour awaits us and then we drive to the horse ranch Varga Tanya. We will be greeted with palinka, a unique equestrian show and a horse carriage ride in the puszta. We then will enjoy a traditional Hungarian lunch incl. drinks and gipsy music in the Csarda restaurant.
TUESDAY, 4TH JANUARY:
Late breakfast, check out of the hotel and later proceed to the airport for our flight departing at 12.15pm and arriving in Malta at 2.30pm.
Price per person
Adult in Triple €599
Adult in Twin €639
Adult in Single €839
Child sharing with 2 adults €319
New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner (compulsory) €98
* Special price applies when all excursions are taken
* There are many restaurants in the vicinity of the hotel that offers a variety of tourist menus at very convenient prices
Note: City tax already paid in the above prices.
Return Ryanair flights to Budapest including 10 kilos checked in luggage
4 nights in 4 star Hotel Mercure Budapest Korona in Budapest or similar
Rooms with private facilities
Daily Buffet Breakfast
Return Airport Transfers
Services of Tour Leader
Airport taxes & service charge
Danube Cruise €25 / €15
City Tour Budapest €29 / €15
Godollo €39 / €20
Danube Bend €39 / €20
Hungarian Puszta €57 / €29
All excursions are guided by an English speaking guide
Not included in price:
Godollo Castle €12
* All above price is subject to change