• Welcome to Budapest

    On arrival at the airport, you’ll be warmly greeted and chauffeured to your choice of boutique, deluxe or luxury hotel. All have been handpicked for their attentive service, fine amenities and terrific city-center locations. The rest of this day is yours to relax and explore as you wish.
  • Discover the Queen of the Danube c

    After breakfast, your private car, driver and guide will be waiting to show you the city they call home, a vibrant capital with a rich architectural heritage and historic legacy.  Your tour begins in Heroes’ Square where our expert guide will offer fascinating insight into Hungary’s storied past. Admire the beautiful Opera House and then go behind the lavish façade and impressive Gothic spires of the Hungarian Parliament for a specially arranged sightseeing tour. Your guided visit inside this architectural landmark reveals its sumptuously decorated interior – including the Grand Staircase and the resplendent Dome Hall where the Hungarian Holy Crown and Coronation Insignia are protected 24 hours-a-day by the Crown Guard of the Hungarian Armed Forces.

    Then cross the Danube and ascend into the Buda Hills to visit Matthias Church, built in the 13th century. From the Fisherman’s Bastion, you’ll have terrific views of the city spread across both banks of the Danube. Continue to Gellért Hill for a guided stroll around the historic Citadel. From here, you’ll be taken back to your hotel in the heart of the city. Or, if you wish, you can be dropped off at the bustling Central Market to explore on your own; set inside a 19th-century landmark with neo-Gothic flourishes, this is a favorite place to shop for locals and visiting culinary aficionados. 
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    [Note: In the event of an official state function which would preclude a tour inside the Hungarian Parliament, you will instead enjoy a guided visit of the Budapest Opera House. Commissioned by Emperor Franz Josef, this 19th-century architectural treasure is considered to be one of the finest opera houses in the world.]
  • A Free Day in Budapest

    This day is yours to explore at your own pace. Be sure to stop by one of the city’s many splendid cafes like Gerbeaud, located on Vörösmarty Square for more than a century and beloved for its fine pastries and opulently decorated interior. If you prefer additional guided sightseeing, we offer a variety of other private excursions like:

    Szentendre: This half-day tour takes you outside the capital to Szentendre, a charming riverside town known for its beautiful Baroque architecture, centuries-old merchants’ homes, fine museums, galleries and artists’ studios.

    Danube Bend: This full-day excursion takes you into the countryside to explore the pastoral beauty of the Danube River and the region’s rich history. You’ll stop in the artists’ town of Szentendre and then visit Visegrád, the erstwhile summer residence of medieval Hungarian kings. In Esztergom, one of the oldest towns in Hungary, you’ll see the country’s largest cathedral – an impressive basilica built in the late 1800’s on the site of an earlier 12th-century church.

    Hungarian Plains + Horse Farm: This full-day adventure takes you deep into the fertile and historic lands of the Great Hungarian Plains. Discover the fine Art Nouveau architecture of Kecskemét, a charming town surrounded by vineyards and fruit orchards, and then continue to a nearby horse farm. Sample the local apricot brandy, explore the farm on horse-drawn carriage ride, and enjoy a spectacular horse show featuring skilled local riders. Enjoy traditional Gypsy music and a hearty Hungarian lunch accompanied by fine local wine.
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  • Depart Budapest

    Your car and driver await this morning to take you to the airport or rail station for your onward journey.
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Check In!Prestige HotelSofitel Chain Bridge Hotel

  • Prestige Hotel Budapest, Hungary

    In a splendidly restored 19th-century townhome in the heart of the city, our inviting and intimate hotel blends the city’s historic heritage with 21st-century comfort. Generously appointed guestrooms include Nespresso coffee and tea making facilities, in-room safe, minibar, complimentary mineral water and 24-hour room service. Under the direction of celebrity chef Tiago Sabarigo, the hotel’s Costes Downtown restaurant is only the 5th restaurant in the country to be awarded a Michelin star.

Our Private Touring includes:

  • 3 nights in your choice of hotel
  • 3 breakfasts
  • Private car airport transfers In-depth sightseeing with your own personal car, driver and guide
  • All hotel taxes & service charges

Trip Pricing

  • Traveling as a single?

Land - Per Person Double

Dates   Sofitel Chain Bridge Hotel K + K Hotel Opera Prestige Hotel
Departure Return   Regular Regular Regular
3/31/2019 4/30/2019 $1099 Not Available $999
     

Prices are per person, double occupancy, and may vary during holidays and trade shows.



There are no upcoming departures for this tour, but our Custom Travel Team can arrange a private departure just for you at an affordable price and on the dates you want.  With your own private car, driver and guide and custom tailored hotels, meals, and sightseeing we can create the journey of a lifetime exactly to your specifications.

Contact our Custom Travel Team:    800-221-2216  or  Email Us

 

Trip Reviews

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(5 Traveler Reviews)

  • Barbara from NJ gives this tour 

    Amazing castles, cathedrals, churches, cuisines countryside, and care. The Parliament building in Budapest was huge and just magnificent. I could look at it for hours. And St. Stephen's Cathedral was awe inspiring. Our hotel was just across the street so we could see it every morning at breakfast. The castles in Bratislava were filled with original paintings and furniture. Our private tour guides and drivers were very knowledgeable and personable. I don't think we had any questions that they could not answer. They did everything to ensure we would have a wonderful experience, and we did. From in-home cooking lessons for Hungarian goulash soup, to shopping in the local mall, and trying local food and beverages, we truly had the opportunity to experience many of the local flavors.


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    Date Traveled: 5/7/2017

  • Sally from NH gives this tour 

    Loved that everything was explained very clearly and that we had choices in activity levels. The size and friendliness of the passengers and staff. Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. Great experience and definitely would contact AR again for travel.


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    Date Traveled: 6/30/2016

  • Bertram from NH gives this tour 

    Enjoyed having a relaxed atmosphere to be with family. Enjoyed the beer tour very much.


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    Date Traveled: 6/30/2016

  • Ann from OH gives this tour 

    Our trip to Budapest and Prague were so enjoyable because of the outstanding service that we received from Alexander+Roberts agency. Our guides and drivers were so courteous and helpful. Not only did our guides give us a wealth of information but they were very caring towards my sister who had some difficulty walking. We enjoyed hearing about the histories of these beautiful cities and we enjoyed hearing about our guides' current lives.


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    Date Traveled: 6/8/2015

  • William from CO gives this tour 

    The guides in Warsaw, Budapest and prague were outstanding


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    Date Traveled: 9/22/2010

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