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Sharing its borders with Austria, Slovakia, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia & Serbia ~ Hungary the nation is one of the popular locations for tourists. With close proximity to these countries, a few cultural & lifestyle similarities are quite obvious. In addition to the glittering and much popular charm of the capital city, Budapest, there’s truly beautiful in every part of the air. 

From the myriad of beautiful caves to lovely forests, spectacular Lakes, amazing churches, great historical sites ~ you will literally find it difficult to manage time on the trip. This is why understanding your priorities and choosing from the best of Hungary vacation packages from a pool of them is quite an important prior task. 

In addition to that knowing the place you are going to visit is immensely essential. You can Google and discover everything about various Hungary vacation packages. However, the information below can help you in case you cannot research about the same for any reason. 

Here’s a Sneak Peek into Real Hungary:

Currency: Hungarian forint

Languages: Hungarian

Location: Central Europe

Popular for: Rubik’s Cube, Paprika, Tokaji Wine, and Zwack Unicum.

Best time to visit Hungary: Spring (March to May) & Autumn (September to November) 

How to Reach Hungary: Plenty of International airlines fly directly from the Capital city , Budapest. 

Neighboring countries: Serbia, Romania, Slovakia, Austria,Croatia, Slovenia, and Ukraine.

Interesting Facts about Hungary:

  1. Hungarians will not become friends with you. They are not good at socialising easily.

  2. Their Heritage is something that they feel good about.

  3. Unlikely in most countries, in Hungary people write or pronounce last names first.

  4. Food is an important thing for every Hungarian.

As you take another turn following all Hungary vacation packages, there is something quite novel & fascinating will be waiting on the door to be discovered. Beginning from Budapest, the brightest city to the most remote village, call it the darkest, you will uncover history, tradition & unique stories at every point. While there’s much more to discover in other parts of the world, yet the fact that Budapest, the capital city is an important tourist attraction in Hungary. Let’s discover & know about some of the best things to do in Hungary. Make the best of the trip with the best of the Hungary vacation packages. Here we go:

1. Buda Castle

This historical Castle belonging to the Kings of Hungary was completed in the year 1265 initially. But, later on it was expanded with the building of the Baroque Palace between 1749 & 1769. Located in the capital city of Hungary Budapest, the Castle is often referred to as the Royal Palace or the Royal Castle. It houses the Budapest History Museum & the National Gallery and the opening hours vary accordingly.

Opening Hour (National Gallery): 

Tuesday to Sunday - 10 AM to 6 PM

Opening Hour (History Museum):

March to October: Tuesday to Sunday (10 AM to 6 PM)

November to February: Tuesday to Sunday (10 AM to 4 PM)

2. Budapest, Great Market Hall

Located by the side of River Danube, the Great Market Hall of Budapest is completely unique to all the markets in Hungary. It has been built in the neo-gothic building, where watching out the farmers & traders selling their produce is incredible. On the ground floor of the building, you can find fresh fruits & vegetables, while on the first floor cafes & tourists on the upper floor & other shops in the basement. 

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday (6 AM to 5 PM)

3. Cave Bath

For anyone who loves to relax and enjoy some time doing nothing, this place is a must-see. This thermal spa bath is a wonderful thing to get your body and mind rejuvenated. Located in a natural cave system, this particular tourist attraction drives thousands of tourists from around the globe every year. The water of the spa bath is believed to be rich in minerals, which makes out that it is extraordinarily good for one's health. For centuries, it has been a popular name among tourists. However, the bath was built during the 17th century, but it was the opening of the new bathing complex in the 1940s that it started drawing more and more people. 

Opening Months: February to December

4. Eger Wine Region

However, you will often hear that Hungary is most popularly known for yummy sweet dessert wines, but you cannot afford to miss visiting the Eger wine region. Here, you will get an opportunity to taste plenty of local wines and visit vineyards. One of the most sought-after and popular wines include “Bulls Blood”. As a means of promotion, many of the cellars organize special nights where tourists are allowed to taste wine, dance & enjoy Hungarian traditional food.

5. Lake Balaton

All Hungary vacation packages will have Lake Balaton in their itinerary ~ it is considered the largest & one of the topmost tourist attractions in Hungary. Most local families along with tourists enjoy taking a tour of the Lake during summers to catch up with Sun along the shore. Top things to do at Lake Balaton include fishing, sailing & swimming! Tourists are provided with the ease of hiring boats at affordable prices.

Note: Skating & Ice fishing are important activities during Winters.

Other Top Things to do in Hungary:

5. Busójárás, Mohács

6. Danube River Cruise

7. Mosque of Pasha Qasim, Pécs 

Hungary vacation packages must be chosen based on the best time to visit the country. In general, the best time to visit Hungary is from May to September, however, every season has its advantages & disadvantages. Let us discuss:

Summers: From July through August, which is during the Summer season, there are plenty of events & festivals to enjoy including that of Opera. On top of that, the season is off for the business travelers. But, the disadvantage is that the temperature may rise as high as 80 to 90 degrees, which is ideally unbearable.

Spring and fall: This includes May to June & September to early October ~ during the period there are only a few tourists around and the temperature is mild throughout. This is one of the best times to visit Hungary, particularly Budapest. But, be ready hotel prices are going to rise high. 

Winters: Winters are good to plan for Hungary vacation packages because there is literally no tourist rush around. But, you may have to postpone visiting certain landmarks as they might be closed. The weather is extremely chilly and it's going to be dark outside much before. So, if you are traveling during winter plan in advance, consult locals & makeup your mind. 

The Best time to plan Hungary vacation packages:

Best Time to Visit Hungary

April to May & September to October

High Tourist Season

June to August

Low Season

November to March

Seasons in Hungary:

Season 

Months

Spring

April to May

Summer

June to August

Fall

September to October

Winters

November to March

Influenced by both, Russia & western Europe, Hungry truly has something incredible for tourists. It is this superb blend of cultural, traditional & people’s influence from both the ends that Hungary makes out to be a unique destination. With nothing dominating the country & creating a superb mix of ancient & modern culture people here are extremely humble. 

Taking into consideration the time, money & occasion you must plan for Hungary vacation packages to experience its incredible culture. There are truly a huge number of gorgeous cities and best things to do in Hungary, you just have to prioritize your list. Let’s go through the list of best places to visit in Hungary. 

1. Budapest 

If you are in Hungary and you have not visited Budapest, something is definitely wrong with you. It’s one of the most crucial parts of all Hungary vacation packages. The spectacular site of the modern-day architecture standing tall alongside the historical edifices is simply incredible. On the top of that the city houses many of the UNESCO listed sites including the Royal Castle Quarter.

Top Things to Do in Budapest:

  1. Parliament Building

  2. Gellért Baths

  3. Margaret Island

  4. Danube Promenade

  5. House of Terror

2. Eger

With its amazingly beautiful location along the Eger River, this has to be one of the important parts of all Hungary vacation packages. The modern-day architecture of the town has been greatly affected by the Turkish invasion that occured here. The best thing about Eger is the Valley of Beautiful Women, which boasts of its best red wine in Hungary.

Top Things to Do in Eger:

  1. Lyceum

  2. Town Under the Town

  3. Eger Castle

  4. Minaret

  5. Valley of the Beautiful Woman

3. Szentendre 

Also called St. Andrews is easily accessible from Budapest (20 km away) and is believed to be one of the best places to visit in Hungary. With vibrant Baroque houses & the cobbled streets, Szentendre looks unimaginably beautiful. And, the huge number of museums, galleries & historical sites makes it one of the best places to visit in Hungary.

Top Things to Do in Szentendre:

  1. Szamos Marzipan Museum

  2. Margit Kovács Museum

  3. Blagoveschensk Church

  4. The Hungarian Open Air Museum

  5. Szentendre Art Mill

4. Esztergom 

Esztergom is for people who want to learn about Christianity in detail ~ for this group of travelers it is one of the best places to plan Hungary vacation packages. The city houses the largest church, the Esztergom Basilica and another addition is the museum which consists of the highest collection of relics related to Christianity. The city is so popular also because it has been the capital of Hungary during 12th & 13th century. 

Top Things to Do in Esztergom:

  1. Esztergom Basilica

  2. Víziváros (Watertown)

  3. Széchényi Square

  4. Cathedral Library

  5. Duna Múzeum

5. Tihany 

Tihany even after being a small village in Hungary ~ it showcases many popular stories from the past with its rich sites. Lake Balaton region being its home, Tihany is most popularly known for the popular Abbey, which is believed to be the place where the record of the Hungarian language was found for the first time. 

Top Things to Do in Tihany:

  1. Echo Hill

  2. Abbey

  3. Lavender garden

  4. Geyser cone

  5. Óvár/Old Castle

6. Lake Balaton 

Lake Balaton, without any doubt is another addition to the list of the best places to visit in Hungary. The Lake is also referred to as the Hungarian Sea and it has a cycling path measuring 197 km along the shoreline. The beautiful forests in the Balaton Uplands National Park are worth visiting on your trip to Lake Balaton.

Top Things to Do in Balaton:

  1. Szigliget Fortress

  2. Vineyards

  3. Héviz Spa

  4. Pannonhalma Archabbey

  5. Festetics Palace

7. Aggtelek

It’s a small village popularly known for the UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Slovak Karst & Aggtelek. In addition to this, the spectacular stalactite formations at the Baradla Cave makes Aggtelek’ one of the best places to visit in Hungary. Admirers of nature will love everything about ‘Giant’s Hall’!

Top Things to Do in Aggtelek:

  1. Aggteleki Cseppkőbarlang

  2. Aggtelek National Park

  3. Domica Cave

  4. JósvafÅ‘

  5. Baradla Aggtelek Cave

4 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Budapest Exploration

Destinations: Budapest

Minimum Price per person: $999

Maximum Price per person: $1013

Vacation Duration: 4 Days

Highlights of the Trip: 

  1. Visit the beautiful Castle District Budapest.

  2. Educate yourself about the history of the city.

  3. Visit & enjoy the steamy Thermal Bath.

  4. Observe the beauty of the city cruising along the Danube River.

  5. See the Chain Bridge which belongs to the 19th-century.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

 

10 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Prague, Budapest & Vienna

Destinations: Prague, Budapest & Vienna

Minimum Price per person: $1799

Maximum Price per person: $1894

Vacation Duration: 7 Days

Highlights of the Trip: 

  1. Experience a rail ride covering the capitals of the Czech Republic, Austria & Hungary.

  2. These Hungary vacation packages usually begin from Budapest where you will experience visit to bridges & the bathhouses.

  3. Go on an exploration of the UNESCO site, Castle Hill.

  4. Sink in the beauty of Vienna from the Ringstrasse to the Opera.

  5. Visit the Old Town of Prague.

  6. Taste beer in Prague, goulash in Budapest and  strudel in Vienna.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

7 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Solo Travel

Destinations: Budapest, Vienna, and Prague

Minimum Price per person: $1921

Maximum Price per person: $2001

Vacation Duration: 7 Days 

Highlights of the Trip: 

  1. Visit the Opera House in Budapest and watch a performance.

  2. Enjoy dining along the shore of the Danube River in Vienna & Budapest.

  3. Visit the Old Town Square in Prague, which is the most popular destination for history buffs.

  4. Explore the musical history of Vienna.

  5. Try tasting popular dishes from each place you visit like strudel in Vienna.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

15 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Central Europe

Destinations: Hungary, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, and Austria

Minimum Price per person: $2621

Maximum Price per person: $2812

Vacation Duration: 15 Days

HIghlights of the Trip: 

  1. Know about the interesting historical facts about the central European countries ~ Austria, Hungary, Poland, Germany & the Czech Republic.

  2. With such Hungary vacation packages get the luxury of getting acquainted with the countries with a local guide.

  3. Go to see the Buda Castle.

  4. Stay in luxurious accommodation through this tour.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

 

10 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Budapest and Christmas Markets

Destinations: Budapest

Minimum Price per person: $2999

Maximum Price per person: $2152

Vacation Duration: 10 Days

HIghlights of the Trip: 

  1. Begin such Hungary vacation packages from Budapest boarding the AmaViola, your home on water.

  2. In Vienna visit, the popular Rathaus Christmas Market & enjoy a spectacular sight at night.

  3. Sail along the Bavaria mountains. Visit Bavarian Christmas markets, Baroque Melk Abbey, and more.

  4. In the city of Regensburg, visit the Old Town Christmas Markets. 

  5. In the Nuremberg city, finally, discover the rich history of the city.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

 

11 Day Hungary Vacation Package - Eastern Europe

Destinations: Prague, Budapest, and Vienna

Minimum Price per person: $3001

Maximum Price per person: $3274

Vacation Duration: 11 Days

Highlights of the Trip: 

  1. Such short Hungary vacation packages are really interesting.

  2. Begin your trip from Budapest visiting the popular Parliament building, Heroes Square & the Royal Castle.

  3.  A walk through the Castle district.

  4. Come over to explore the artistic side of the city in Szentendre, Visegrad, and Esztergom.

  5. Get Transferred to Vienna, visit the Danube Tower, Hundertwasserhaus, and Kunsthaus.

  6. Explore museums, palaces & coffee houses.

  7. Explore Salzburg & the birthplace Mozart. Also, discover the musical heritage of Vienna.

  8. Visit the Czech Republic and the popular sites.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

 

13 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Eastern Europe

Destinations: Eastern Europe

Minimum Price per person: $4138

Maximum Price per person: $4391

Vacation Duration: 13 Days

Highlights of the Trip: 

  1. These Eastern European Hungary vacation packages start in Budapest.

  2. Discover some of its work of architectural work including Fisherman’s Bastion, the Hungarian Parliament Building, and the State Opera House.

  3. Enjoy candlelight dinner along the Danube.

  4. Along the Slovakia border explore Spis Castle and more.

  5. In Poland discover tourist sites including the Main Square and Wawel Castle.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

10 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Prague, Paris & Budapest

Destinations: Prague, Paris & Budapest

Minimum Price per person: $999

Maximum Price per person: $1076

Vacation Duration: 10 Days

Highlights of the Trip: 

  1. Explore the city of lights Paris ~ food, wine, museums, shopping, architecture & more.

  2. Discover the charm of the incredible city of Prague ~ its religious environment, churches & more.

  3. The next destination with such Hungary vacation packages is Budapest ~ hills, castles, forts, monuments, shops, bridges & more).

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

9 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Budapest, Warsaw, Prague & Krakow 

Destinations: Budapest, Warsaw, Prague & Krakow

Minimum Price per person: $1099

Maximum Price per person: $1349

Vacation Duration: 9 Days

Highlights of the Trip: 

  1. Discover the charming cities of Krakow, Budapest, Prague & Warsaw.

  2. Begin these Hungary vacation packages from Budapest ~ museums, monuments & theatres.

  3. Second destination has to be Prague which is also called the city of 1000 spires.

  4. In Karkow, discover the artistic & cultural charm of the city.

  5. In the end, visit Warsaw where you will be visiting its flamboyant cafes, restaurants, public parks & more.

  6. These Hungary vacation packages are flexible and can be customized as per your requirements.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

7 Days Hungary Vacation Package - Moscow, Budapest & St Petersburg

Destinations: Moscow, Budapest & St Petersburg

Minimum Price per person: $2531

Maximum Price per person: $2859

Vacation Duration: 7 Days

Highlights of the Trip:

  1. Visit St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Budapest.

  2. Explore all the churches, museums, parks & other historical places.

  3. These Hungary vacation packages are mostly flexible and you get the freedom to customize the same as per your requirements.

Hotel Type: 3 to 4 stars

Payment mode: Card/Debit, Cash

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